Venkat has spent many years driving Excellence in Execution in business and sales. With close to 20 years of business experience, Venkat has now established Tripura Multinational in India and Singapore to focus on the tremendous potential that Asia offers. Until July 2010, Venkat was a Senior Director for Microsoft and was the COO for their Enterprise and Partner Business. His 14 year career with Microsoft spanned many roles, including frontline sales and sales management, Industry management, Sales strategy and Operations, and Business Planning. His span of operations included India and all Asia Pacific countries, which brings out his rich understanding of different cultures, and appreciation for diversity. Prior to Microsoft, Venkat was with Wipro InfoTech in a frontline sales capacity. Venkat is a First Class graduate in Computer Engineering from the University of Pune.
Venkat is an experienced coach, certified through the Results Coaching methodology. He currently utilizes his coaching and training skills to coach Directors and managers at many MNCs, including Microsoft and SAP, which has resulted in the significant increase of trust within teams, and also in improvement of their individual and collective performance. He is also a certified Six Sigma Green Belt and has applied this methodology to improve the alignment and effectiveness of teams. Spurred by a mission to positively influence millions of lives, Venkat has stepped out of Microsoft, to blend his experience, and that of his partners, to his passion of making others great. He truly believes in the potential of individuals to attain their aspirations, and in the potential of teams synergizing their efforts through the speed of Trust.