Friday, August 15, 2008

Rajeev Kumar: A serial entrepreneur

Mr. Rajeev Kumar is a Serial Entrepreneur, Green Technology and Management expert by profession, a Social Entrepreneur, an Urban Ecologist, a Mentor and a Speaker by passion. He has over 15 years experience in consulting and have advised several reputed companies in South India in important verticals sectors such as FMCG, Manufacturing, Retail, Advertising, IT, Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology, Government, Enterprise Management, Infrastructure and Education.

Designations: Rajeev is co-founder and board member of four Companies in South India. His designations are Co-Founder & Promoter of Target Hotels & Resorts Pvt. Ltd. (Chennai), Managing Director & CEO of ChromoSoul Technologies (Hyderabad), Co-Founder/MD & CEO ChromoSAS (Bangalore), RamaVarma EcoBuild Technologies (Bangalore), and he is also associated with Gyapti Developers Pvt. Ltd. (Hyderabad), SecureCenterics Pvt. Ltd. (Bangalore) and Cherytech India Private Ltd. (Bangalore).

Educational Qualifications:
Rajeev has postgraduate qualifications in IT, Business Management, Green Technology and Foreign Trade. He has undergone professional training in Cleaner Production and Clean Technology under the UNIDO/UNEP/NCPC/KCPC partnership.

Thesis and Publications:
Rajeev Kumar has 17 published Papers, 6 White Papers and 2 policy drafts to his credit. He has played a leading role in 4 International Conferences. His doctoral thesis focuses on the Management practices in Public Administration, and Ecologically Responsible & Sustainable Cities (Ecocities).

Key Roles:
  • Rajeev Kumar has led the conception and development of several unique projects in Environment Development, Technology upgradation, and Urban Development Sectors in Karnataka.
  • He is also associated with management, civic, local development issues in Bangalore, partnering with the Karnataka housing Board, Brihat Bengaluru Mahanagara Pallike (Greater Bangalore City Corporation), Karnataka Police Department (Prisons Department & Karnataka Police Housing Development Board), Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), the Bangalore Management Association (BMA) and Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB).
  • He regularly writes and speaks at several Academic, Industry, Government and Public Forums representing industry and academia on Management, Technology, Civic and Environment topics.
  • He is a member of leading professional organizations such as Bangalore Management Association, the International Organization for Biotechnology & Bioengineering (formerly Member of the Central Working Committee), Stockholm, International Ecocity Group.
  • He successfully led an international team that organised the prestigious Sixth International Ecocity Conference (Ecocity6) at Bangalore during December 2006.
  • He is working with several reputed personalities globally for setting up of the International Ecocity Society, the Centre for Green design & Research, the International Energy Transition Institute and International Energy Transition Fund.
  • He is also advising the Government of Kurdistan on developing the proposed Green Capital City and the Kurdistan International Institute of Advance Studies.
  • He is credited with the founding of the Bangalore based 'Project Agastya' – a unique experiment in citizen's involvement in city design, planning and development. Project Agastya is also involved in the drafting of new standards for Ecological Design and Development.
  • He has also served as a Member of the Global Advisory Board, Gaia University, USA and Germany for a term. And also heads the Regional Division of Global Action Plan (GAP).
Rajeev Kumar was recently adjudged among top 25 Young Leaders to lead India in the future by The Times of India (World's largest English Daily), Bangalore (September 2007).

Future plans:
Rajeev along with his friends are launching the India Innovation Network to bring together all the stakeholders of Innovation on a single platform, and promote, develop, mentor and support Innovation.


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bjm said...

It's interesting. Raja Rajeev Kumar is identified and recognized as one of the leading activists on environment and protection of global cities. We need people like him to save our world for future generations. I wish him continued success in his endeavors. Dr. Binu James Mathew