Non Executive Chairman
Co- founder of KL (Deemed to be) University, established in 1980 as Koneru Lakshmaiah College of Engineering. He is an educationist of eminence and under his stewardship the Institution has grown by leas & bounds. The Institute has been accredited A++ grade (highest grade) by NAAC. He is BE, FIE FIETEMIEEE graduated in ECE.
Akshay currently serves as the Principal Investment officer of Neev Fund. He has over 13 years experience in Private Equity, Principal Investments and Advisory roles with leading domestic and international investors. He prior worked with India Infrastructure Fund, CapAleph Private Equity, GMR Infrastructure, and MAPE Advisory Group.
Founder and Executive Director/ CEO
Management graduate with an executive qualification in corporate law from London school of economics. 5 years of experience in Agri Silos. Instrumental in Raising debt capital for Leap India at the lowest interest rate in the industry. Co-founder and Non-Executive Director of Nkars Online (Torquex.com) – One of India’s early automobile marketplace and led them to secure a Series – A Funding. Co- Founded & General Secretary of Association of Silo Developers and Operators. Was Instrumental in leading the equity fund raising from IFU and SBI cap ventures(Neev Fund).
Mr. Kacker has more than 3 decades of experience in the Government as an Indian Revenue Service (IRS) Officer and retired as the Chief Commissioner of Income Tax. He served as Executive Director with Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and was the Senior Group President of Indiabulls Group. He is currently on the board of Max India and other companies in the capacity of independent Director.
Holds PGDM from MDI Gurgaon, and an Engineering Graduate. Currently CIO of NEEV FUND, A category 1, SEBI registered AIF focused on Infrastructure Investments in Low Income States in India. Having over 20 years experience in PE and investment banking Worked as Head India operations at Brightlink Partners Inc.
Founder & Executive Director
An MBA graduate from the Leeds University Business School, England. 8 years of entrepreneurial experience across Infrastructure, Textile and Education and Training. Part of the Governing councils of PSGG and K.L. University. Founder of the PSGG Skill Development Center.
Holds a Executive MBA from Scandinavian International Management Institute. Investment Director in IFU. 10 years of experience in Banking and Investments. Previously worked with ICICI Bank and IndusInd Bank.
Rajeev Akshay Karthikeyan
Founder & Managing Director
An MBA from INSEAD with more than 17 years of entrepreneurial experience across manufacturing, IT and power. Pioneered the C&I Sales model in wind power for textile industry in Tamil Nadu – A game changer for the entire C&I segment in the wind space.