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Lakshman Padmanabhan

IT Veteran

An Information Technology veteran, Lakshmana Padmanabhan started his career in the early eighties with TCS and continued working for various other organisations in India and the middle east for over 35 years. He has worked for leading technology companies such as Microsoft Gulf and has undertaken various IT audit and consulting assignments during his career. His experience and skills in identifying business opportunities and developing suitable strategies have led to many successes for various organisations he has worked.

He is passionate about the

economic upliftment of the poor in our country and wishes to do his bit towards helping the society. He believes in the dictum, ‘Give a man a fish and you have fed him for a day, but teach him to fish and you have fed him for a lifetime’. He is an active investor in crowd funding platforms such as Rang De and Milaap, helping the rural poor raise funds for their ventures. He volunteers and renders his services  for GAP Changemakers such as Estah.

He adores continuous learning and loves to keep himself abreast with the emerging trends in the technology field.