Our Team

Mr Raj Krishnamurthy - Chairman

Mr Raj Krishna is an education entrepreneur on a mission, with no less than 2 decades of education exposure and successful ventures, His non-profit organization for decades focussed in skill development of underprivileged in deep villages across South India. Mr Raj Krishnamurthy welcomes anyone with an idea about how their business can help impact and shape the future. He believes that when our schools do a better job of educating, not only do we benefit individual students, but also society. Across the world we need better teachers to improve education to impact children and society; and PathFront is driving that change.

His new company, PathFront has been instrumental in building skill development program from free assessments to employment by partnering with 100 + Colleges across rural India. He feels career advice given to students is outdated and prepares kids for traditional roles that may have dramatically changed or even cease to exist in the future. Rather than focusing on preparing students in traditional subjects, the company recognizes the value in bringing tech entrepreneurs into ecosystem, to help inspire and prepare students for positions in the new and future economy. According to Mr Raj Krishnamurthy, there are still many misconceptions about following a career in tech, despite the success of Silicon Valley power houses and startups in US & India. He has handpicked management talent, partners with experts, agencies to drive this cause.

In recognition of his contribution, he was Awarded as Best Charter President by The International Association of Lions Clubs during March 1993. He was the Chairman of Win Gene Biotech Research Labs – Manufacturers of Cattle Feed Supplements MNCs across south East Asia. Their Flagship product was “Lavitone, Prophytase, TT Zyme, Phytase”. His Media arm, Winmedia Communication Pvt Ltd. was pioneer in conducting research events and he was the Major Convener in Biosym 1st Symposium on Trends & Advancement in Life-Sciences held at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. His company was the pioneer in initiating major events like Bangalore International Automotive Expo 2009, 2010, 2011 with participants from across the world in partnership with Ministry for Industries, Ministry for Transport and Ministry for Infrastructure. It aimed to showcase India’s capability in automotive industry and its market value of US $145 billion accounting for more than 10% of the GDP and opportunity in skill development and job creation. His sports venture Mercury Adventures Sports which pioneers in identifying & bringing its unique adventures sports to India. He says the global sports industry is growing faster than the overall GDP and long-term prospects remain strong. During this time, CNN-Time Warner group rated Bengaluru as one of the best places to do business in the world, joining the league cities like London, Shanghai, and Singapore.

G. Madan Mohan - Chief Executive Officer

Mr G. Madan Mohan, is an entrepreneur, who believes in Innovation, solving problems leveraging technology in creating value & building scale. He endeavours to create value for employees, student community in area of skill enhancement and innovation. He has provided valuable guidance to many start-up ventures. His earlier venture, Ecoln Partners sold one of its social platform that connects market places in an ecosystem called “Web Park” to a billion dollar real estate firm in India, Prior to founding PathFront, he was with Nestaway, JP Morgan, US, IBM. He is an alumnus of the reputable Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata. He believes in ideas that can be nurtured, create disruption. Disruption can create jobs, build knowledge ecosystem, inclusive growth & good social being.

E. Venkatesan - Head University Partnership

Venkatesan / EV is an insightful Business Leader and visionary in the field of Education & Professional Training industry with a diverse and vast experience in Skill Development and Higher Education. His longest career stint was at NIIT Ltd. During his tenure, he rose to become their Vice-President, assuming key strategic responsibilities including Head of Sales for India Business. EV also had a brief tenure as Business Head at an Edu-Tech start-up in Bangalore and was the Sourcing Head for India for HCL TalentCare, a Skill Development venture of HCL Corporation. EV has a deep-rooted passion for building a leadership team and identifying potential revenue sources to increase bottom-line results. He holds a computer science degree from Bharathidasan University and is certified in tracking organizational Performance by IIM, Ahmedabad.

E. Vijay Balaji - Head Sourcing

Vijay is a business leader in the field of Sales, Business Intelligence, Training and Recruitment. He has amassed a vast experience in diverse business domains. He started his career with NIIT Ltd, had brief stints at JetKing as Regional Manager and HCL TalentCare as Zonal Manager. Vijay is passionate about sourcing quality human resource and has visited more than 700 colleges thereby, directly gaining access to untapped student talent pools. He has evaluated over 1.5 lakh students and has successfully recruited 2000+ candidates for IT & Banking clients across the country. Vijay believes that quality recruiting should be a major strategic goal as it is critical to business success. He is a computer Engineer and has done his Master’s in Business Administration from Bharathidasan Institute of Management (BIM Trichy).

B. Narender - Head Operations

Narender is an engineer by education, an entrepreneur by mindset and in the education industry by choice. Narender started his career at Sutherland Global and was the Director, Strategic Alliances at TalentSprint. He has also held the position of Regional Manager, Sales at The Princeton Review, Territory Head @ NIIT Ltd and The National Sales Head at HCL TalentCare. Deeply passionate about bridging the talent gap in India, he has played an instrumental role in sourcing talented candidates and has groomed them to become industry-ready professionals. Narender is an alumnus of Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology and Research Academy.

Shrivalli - Head Delivery

Shrivalli is a skilled corporate trainer with immense experience and knowledge of technological training. She has a vast experience of over 15 years as Head Operations cum Consultant and specialized in .NET Technologies & also has a number of international technical certifications. Shrivalli is highly committed to developing young minds and inculcates in them the required skill sets for professional success. She specializes in a diverse range of training subjects which include Oracle, Java, JEE, .Net, SQL, Database Management, C Sharp. She supported wide range of Clients to get their fresher training – HCL, CGI, MindTree, Wipro, HP, Verizon, L&T Infotech & Amtex. Shrivalli has completed her Masters in Computers Application from Indira Gandhi National Open University and has a Masters in Philosophy in Computer Science from Periyar University.

J. Ramesh Kumar – Head Enterprise Business

Ramesh is a highly skilled engineering professional with over 24 years of cumulative experience in the areas of Recruitment Consulting, Education and Training Industry in Sales and Delivery. He started his professional career with Paramount Corporate Network Limited in 1994, moved on to SSI Limited in 1996 as the Territory Manager. He brings in a vast experience from diverse domains like Recruitment Consulting, Technical Recruitment, HR Consulting and much more. He also donned the role of Director of TROI Management Consultant Pvt. Ltd, a Business Management consultant company for more than a decade.