Raghu Patri (Advisor)
Mr Raghu Patri is a graduate from Goa University with more than 20 years of experience in the IT and ITeS industry. After a strategic move to core IT functions, he has worked with ITeS organizations in managing operations and providing strategic IT support. He has also worked with IT companies in heading their IT functions as a CTO. He has owned an ITeS company and also a co-founder of an IT company. Having served healthcare clients from the US, UK, Australia and India for over 10 years, he has contributed to improvement of service delivery for providers. As a mentor with MentorEdge, a IIM Ahmedabad initiative to help budding entrepreneurs, he helps startups grow their businesses. Passionate about technology, his strengths lie in IT strategies & planning, process planning and implementation. Using his experience in the industry, he is now contributing to developing analytical applications which can help the Market Research, Healthcare, Educational and Retail industry verticals.
Prior to serving the healthcare industry, he has been associated with NIIT for over a decade in the education industry. Having headed two education centres in Goa, he ventured to start his own centres in Dharwad, Karnataka and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. During his tenure with NIIT, he has worked on corporate training programs for Nestle, Tata Group (Titan, Tata Projects), Cipla apart from a number of other organizations. His continued passion in training has made him take up capacity building in eGovernance for state governments across the country. He is a key member of the National Institute for Smart Government, a NASSCOM initiative, in their Capacity Building and Knowledge Management division which helps in delivering training programs to empower the governments countrywide.