Investor & Mentor
Vivek is an Electronics Engineer and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad with ~30 years of experience in Technology (Telecom, IT, Power) and Social Sector. He has been involved in building brands, transforming operations and growing businesses at early stage organisations as-well-as mature set-ups.
As Vice President Marketing at Bharti Airtel, Vivek led the U&R function, established the enterprise-wide service segmentation framework & oversaw its implementation and led several other transformation projects including Business Intelligence and Automated Campaign Management. As Chief Operating Officer at Tata Teleservices, Vivek helped transform UP West & Uttarakhand Business operations driving the monthly customer additions 8X and grew revenues 3X within 6 months. As Executive Director Marketing at Xerox India, Vivek was part of the executive team that helped transform Xerox India from a loss making unit to one to one of the most profitable one in Xerox.
After his corporate stint, Vivek joined the Social Sector and set-up the consultancy business for Change Alliance (A fully owned subsidiary of Christian Aid, UK), building the consultancy business from Zero to INR 50 Mn in less than 2 years.
Vivek is now pursuing his passion of creating impact through Education, Innovation and StartUp ecosystem. He is a member of the Advisory board at SenseGrow - an Industrial IoT StartUp; Mentor at PadUp Ventures - a knowledge firm that mentors StartUps; and Managing Partner at a Business Development Firm that helps start-ups and early stage companies to access their customers. He has mentored IntelleWings since early 2020 and has helped in pitching the product to potential clients. Convinced with idea, team and product, he has invested in IntelleWings.