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Ganesh Natarajan

Dr. Ganesh Natarajan is Founder of 5F World, a platform dedicated to investment and mentoring of start-ups, skills platforms and social enterprises. He is also Chairman of Pune City Connect and Social Venture Partners Pune and a Co-Founder and Chairman of Global Talent Track.

Ganesh led two corporate success stories with distinction, APTECH from 1991 to 2001 and Zensar from 2001 to 2016. Zensar in the last five years had a CAGR market value growth of 44 % annually, a record in the industry.

Ganesh is a member of the Chairmen’s Council of NASSCOM and Chairman of NASSCOM Foundation since April 2014. He is also a member of the National Council of the CII and is the President of the Harvard Business School Club of India.

Ganesh is an alumnus of BIT Mesra, NITIE, IIT Bombay and the Harvard Business School. He is the author of four McGraw Hill Books on Business Process Reengineering and Knowledge Management and other publications on the IT industry and inspired leadership of Gen Y. His latest book with Prameela Kalive details the success story of Zensar from a start-up in 2000 to a global success story in 2015.

Specialties: Leading teams and building businesses. His 5F approach consists of Fast Focused, Flexible, Friendly and Fun and will be enshrined in his new initiative www.5FWorld.com.