P. Venkatraman (Venkat) has a B.Com from the University of Bombay. Venkat is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is also an early starter in the field of Computer Sciences and is a Mensa certificate holder.
P. Venkatraman is the founder CEO of Vital Link Outsourcing an International BPO with niche service offerings. A Visionary in the emerging area of BPO in India, he founded Vital Link Outsourcing in 1998 and has been steering its growth path ever since. The UK accounting practice is personally spearheaded by him and receives a lot of attention from him.
Vital Link Outsourcing has been one of the earliest pioneers in the world of Internet Content. Starting well before the dot.com boom, Vital Link has been working closely with Web Masters worldwide to strategize and deliver compelling content that gives its clients a competitive edge.
With more than a decade of hands on exposure, Venkat has seen it all in the world of Internet content from its early nascent stage.
In the world of academics, he is a Professor at the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management where he teaches Emerging Communication Technologies as a full subject to MBA (Marketing Communications) students.
Tech savvy with a short learning curve, he has vast experience of having worked in global collaborative environments. Well traveled, he straddles various cultures with relative ease. A go getter, with a high level of perseverance and a high sense of responsibility.
Venkat is an active member of leading organizations like The Computer Society of India, The IT Enabled Services of the Electronics and Software Export Promotion Council of the Ministry of Information Technology of the Government of India, The Bombay Management Association, The Bombay Chartered Accountants Society and others.
He believes in giving back to Society in the form of promoting and developing Entrepreneurship. He is a Charter Member of The Indus Entrepreneur Network – Mumbai Chapter. http://mumbai.tie.org/ He is also a Judge in the Eureka Business Plan competition http://ecell.in/ and a Mentor at the IIT, Bombay Campus for budding entrepreneurs.
Venkat lives in Mumbai and his family consists of his wife Varalakshmi who is a practicing solicitor and two sons who are still educating themselves.
He is an avid long distance runner, an active Freemason and a Ham Radio operator.