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Suryanarayanan A

Advisor Bengaluru Area, India, IN

CEO, Dayanand Sagar Entrpreneurship research and Business IncubationFoundation (DERBI Foundation).

CEO, Dayanand Sagar Entrpreneurship research and Business IncubationFoundation (DERBI Foundation).

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Involved In


Lifetime Healthcare Pvt Ltd
Medybiz Pvt Ltd




CEO Dayanand Sagar Entrpreneurship research and Business IncubationFoundation (DERBI Foundation) June 2015 - present
Head Incubation services BHIVE Workspace August 2016 - present
CFO & Head of Operations Indian Institute for Human Settlements May 2011 - July 2014
Chief Operations Officer, NSRCEL, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore January 2009 - January 2011
Founder, COO Lifetime Healthcare Pvt Ltd April 2005 - October 2008
Founder, CEO Medybiz Pvt Ltd January 2000 - March 2005
Group Finance Director Recon Ltd October 1988 - December 1999
Manager, Logistics Nicholas Laboratories India Ltd April 1984 - March 1988
General Accountant Union Carbide October 1981 - March 1984


McGill Management May 1998 - June 2000
INSEAD General Management 1998 - 2000
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India Accounting May 1977 - May 1981
R A Podar College, Matunga, Mumbai Commerce 1973 - 1977
St. Josephs High School, Wadala, Mumbai High School 1963 - 1973

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Healthcare
  • • Mobile
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Fitness
  • • Wellness

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How I like to work with people
As an Advisor

I have a hands on approach to being an advisor. I give assignments after each session and will entertain the next session only on completion of the previous assignments

Vouches Received

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Suraj Govindaraj
Partner, Anup S Shah Law Firm.,
Due to his rich and varied practical experience.
Ramesh Kamath
We worked together  •  Head - Strategy, M&A Support and Risk Management, Aurel Consulting LLP and Free Agent, Consultant.
I have seen how he motivates young entrepreneurs. Gets them pushing all out to meet their stretch goals but ensuring watchfulness all the wa ... y
Shravan Kesarla
Partner, Vijaya Medicals.
He can spot opportunities in a jiff and always has a plan on how to execute rapidly yet flawlessly

Suraj Govindaraj
Partner, Anup S Shah Law Firm.,

Shravan Kesarla
Partner, Vijaya Medicals.
shravan is a great advisor and has extensive knowledge of healthcare business

Abhay Rao
We worked together  •  HR Consultant, L V Prasad eye institute. Previously COO, Firefly.
Abhay is a hands on person very quick in responding to requests for help and will take things to logical conclusion

Balakrishnan R
Director, Lawrencedale Estates & Farms P Ltd. Previously Executive Director, Centrum Capital Ltd.
Bala has deep experience in financial markets and in organic farming and is very accessible

Guhesh Ramanathan
CEO and co-founder, Excubator.
Guhesh loves start ups and is a great scuba diving coach and uses Scuba diving rules to coach start ups calling it scuba sutra. He is a grea ... t guy!!

Parag Mankeekar
Director, Educational Simulations and Founder Director, Global Challenge Award.

Ravi Shrivas
We worked together  •  Sr. Associate Strategic Outreach, Indian Institute for Human Settlements.
Ravi has started an enterprise and exited it, hence has hands on experience on what works and what does not. He is on to his next start up

RK Patil
Co-Founder, CEO, Vayavya Labs Pvt. Ltd.
RK is a passionate entrepreneur. He is a competent technology provider

Priyadarshini J shetty
Senior Research Associate, Indian Institute for Human Settlements.
Priya is a GPS specialist and now an entrepreneur. A very reliable and passionate person