Founder and CEO,
Rakesh has over 20 years of global executive leadership experience with companies like RealPage, SAP and Virsa Systems (acquired by SAP). Dr. Bhatia has been a profound enabler and coach in the startup ecosystem for the last decade by actively giving talks and mentoring entrepreneurs and stakeholders alike. He has also served multiple terms on the board of TiE Hyderabad and is closely associated with a number of incubators and business schools. Dr. Bhatia is an alumnus of IIM Kozhikode and a doctorate in Business Administration from GEM, France, with research interest in M&A, integrations, sense making and culture in international business and M&As. Rakesh loves to spend time with his family and when not working, he is found in the gym or rallying on mountains and in deserts.