Over 100 wo/man years of diverse & specialized leadership experience
Our Chief Everything Officer!
Explorer, Adventure Junkie, Coach, Mentor, Environmentalist and a die hard CSK fan who believes that “Backpacking is money spent on education!” Suresh brings with him over 25 years of professional experience working with world class multinational organizations (Xerox, Intel, Cisco, Microsoft) and with a proven track record of growth hacking, beating sales quotas, managing customer relationships at all levels, channel & distribution management, handling complex negotiations, working across cultures and time zones and in managing large teams. He is also an investor and founding partner in of one of India’s largest IT refurbishing companies. He has received his undergraduate degree in Physics from Univ. of Madras and his MBA from IMT Ghaziabad.
He is a man on a mission, that is to make CADLA the biggest encyclopedia of human behavioural insights and the largest aggregator of CPG data in the offline world.
Our Chief Bean & Deal Maker!
Arun Subramony is an Venturepreneur & early stage investor in Energy & Cleantech, Water, Education, IT and Wellness sectors. He is the Founder Chairman & CEO of Empereal Group of companies, an MNC engaged in producing power & desalinated water from renewable energy sources. He co-founded August Consulting Inc., a cross border advisory firm & boutique investment bank specializing in M&A, besides advisory offerings in deal structuring, capital raise, emerging market securities, wealth management & private investor products.
Arun was involved with Al Gore’s “The Climate Project” & has been a cleantech evangelist for the past decade. He is recognized as a Social Pioneer & Change Leader in the Knowledge Economy and Renewable Energy industry, and was invited by the White House Economic Council to be part of the Asian American & Pacific Islander forum, to participate & contribute to policy planning initiatives in Renewable Energy & Information Technology.
Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, he served as Vice President – Strategic Ventures & Alliances of UST Global, where he led Mergers & Acquisition function, & UST’s partnership with PwC and SAP. He also served as Chief Operating Officer at GenShare Ltd., (JV between UST Global & General Electric).
An MBA graduate of Kellogg Business School at Northwestern University, Arun holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kerala University & an MBA from Madras University in India. As a Ph.D. scholar at IIT Madras, his research interests focuses on Natural Resource Economics & Social Business Models.
Besides being a founding member & active mentor to CADLA, Arun is supporting us as our interim Chief Mr. Bean!