At CEO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Karnataka based CEO’ operating in the Sales space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Co-founder & CEO of Ninjacart
Thirukumaran Nagarajan, an Anna University-CEG and IIM K alumnus, has over 9 years of experience. He is a serial entrepreneur, has built Shout App and Eduraft, before starting Ninjacart.
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About Ninjacart, Shout: Ninjacart is a business-to-business fresh produce supply chain that connects farmers, manufactures, and brands to retailers directly.
Co-founder and CEO of Salesken
Surga worked at Ujjivan Financial Services, India’s leading microfinance institution as their Head, Marketing and designed and executed several innovative loan products for the urban poor. She has also worked at Goldman Sachs, London in their private equity and structured finance groups, on the origination desk, managing Goldman’s investments in infrastructure assets across the UK, France, Italy, Spain, Greece, Germany, Belgium and Turkey. She also worked at Ernst and Young, India advising clients across FMCG, Oil & Gas, Power, Hospitality, Pharma, Telecom and Retail industries on taxation related transaction structuring. Surga has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. She is a gold medallist at the board, university and chartered accountancy levels. Surga loves travelling, painting, poetry and hopes to produce an animated feature film someday.
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About Salesken: Salesken is a conversational intelligence platform that gives insight into customer-salesperson interactions.
Founder and CEO of Hubler
Though his dream is to build new companies every minute, Vinay busies himself by running day-to-day operations at Hubler. His favorite thing about being an entrepreneur is solving complex ideas and distilling them into new businesses. In fact, he’s transformed companies to unlock immediate gains by at least 75% YoY growth without sacrificing on his fitness routine. Driven by his love for innovating, he led the creation, and subsequent acquisition, of his company Unicel Technologies – a leading enterprise cloud communication solutions provider. Not only is he a pro at creating high performance organizations, he also advises businesses on product roadmap and delivering world class solutions. – – Vinay attended Symbiosis (Pune) before moving to the telecom sector. From banking OTPs to your product orders; finding unique ways to deliver messages that matter to people and businesses.
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About Hubler: Hublerhelps enterprises automate their business processes into web & mobile apps in 24 hours without writing a single line of code.
Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Experience Officer of Teabox
Kaushal’s family has been involved in the tea industry since the 1940’s, this itself gives us an insight as to where the quest for Teabox originated. His experiences and encounters with the Tea era from the childhood make him the perfect person to lead this campaign of restructuring the Indian Premium tea business. Kaushal is the Founder/CEO of Teabox, world’s first vertically integrated tea brand that is disrupting a $50 billion industry with its innovations in technology/supply chain. It has raised over $8 mn in external funding and has been widely chronicled as a disruptive idea in a 200-year old industry. Started in 2013, Teabox has shipped over 40mn cups of tea to customers in 110 countries. Kaushal has also been recognized as Entrepreneur Magazine’s 35 Under 35 (2017), Fortune Magazine’s Top 5 Creative People (2016), CNBC’s Young Turk (2016), an INK Fellow (2015) and AACSB Influential Leader (2015). Kaushal has also been featured in publications such as New York Times, CNN, Forbes and The Economic Times. Most recently he was selected as one of the 40 Under 40 by Fortune magazine. Prior to Teabox, Kaushal worked at KPMG Singapore as a Senior Associate & Corporate Finance Analyst. Kaushal graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s of Business Management from the Singapore Management University (SMU).
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About Teabox: Teabox develops an online platform that offers organic tea and tea-based products direct from the source.
CEO & Co-Founder of Adjetter Media Network
Sheshgiri Kamath is the Co-Founder and CEO of Kapture CRM. He is also the Co-founder of Adjetter Media Network.
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About Adjetter Media Network, Kapture CRM: Adjetter Media Network is the creators of KaptureCRM, a end to end sales, marketing, operations and customer service automation suite.
Co-Founder & CEO of Upscale
Yeshu is the co-founder & CEO at Upscale, an AI-powered sales platform that accelerates B2B sales pipeline and revenue. Before Upscale, he founded Gopigeon in 2015, a SaaS logistics management company for eCommerce. Gopigeon was acquired by Narvar and thereafter, Yeshu worked with Narvar in product management and operations to strengthen their core offering. His core skills lie around team building, product management, and business development. Yeshu has an entrepreneurial vision to build the next big technology product company from India in the sales technology space. Yeshu graduated from IIT Kharagpur in 2015.
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About Upscale: Upscale is a Sales Engagement Platform that accelerates B2B sales pipeline and revenue.
CEO & Founder of Corefactors
Sharmila is Co-Founder & CEO of Corefactors. She is Concentrated and Goal Oriented Business Development Professional. Under her Leadership, Corefactors has been awarded in Top 20 Marketing Technology Companies in India and Asia Pacific and HOT 100 Technology: RACE TO GRACE 2017 award.
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About Corefactors: Corefactors offers Integrated Business Suite, Teleduce. It helps businesses to sell faster, resolve faster and scale faster
Chief Executive Officer of PlayBook AI
Founder of Wisely, Two failed start ups- 1 in education, another in Aviation.
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About PlayBook AI: Playbook AI provides an omnichannel sales acceleration platform that analyzes the behavior of prospective customers using machine learning.
CEO of 7x Sales
Kartik Sarwade serves as the Chief Executive Officer at 7x Sales.
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About 7x Sales: Cloud-based Sales Planning platform to make sales Data Driven and Continuously Improving
CEO & Founder of Toolyt
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About Toolyt: Increase Field Force Productivity by 40%