Pradeep Kar

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Pradeep Kar is the Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of Microland, recognized as a key player in the Remote Infrastructure Management services space by top outsourcing industry analysts.[1]

Pradeep founded and sold 3 technology companies notable amongst them was Indya.com, which he sold to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation;[2] Planetasia.com, India’s first Internet Professional Services Company and Net Brahma Technologies.[3]

He is a Non-Executive Director of UBM plc.,[4] a global events-led marketing and communications services business listed on the London Stock Exchange; on the Board of Telstra Telecommunications India and on the South Asia Board of Trinity College, Dublin. Pradeep is the Past President of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), Bangalore Chapter and is the Founding Member of the Bangalore Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization. Pradeep also chairs the Infrastructure Management Services Forum of NASSCOM ,[5] the apex body of the Indian Software & Services industry.

Pradeep has been recognized with the Indian Express ‘India Young Business Achiever Award’ [6] as well as being selected by the World Economic Forum as a ‘Global Leader for Tomorrow’.[7]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 Global Preview Everest Group PEAK Matrix of Infrastructure Services ITO" (PDF). www.everestgrp.com. 2014. Retrieved 2015-04-27. 
  2. ^ "Star acquires Indya, buys out strategic investors". www.thehindubusinessline.com. 3 August 2001. Retrieved 2015-04-27. 
  3. ^ "Ambitious revenue target for Net Brahma". www.thehindu.com. 21 March 2001. Retrieved 2015-04-27. 
  4. ^ "People: UBM PLC (UBM.L)". www.reuters.com. April 2015. Retrieved 2015-04-27. 
  5. ^ "Remore Infrastructure Management Forum". www.nasscom.in. April 2015. Retrieved 2015-04-27. 
  6. ^ "Tirodkar first Indian to bag `World Young Business Achiever' award". www.indianexpress.com. 18 April 2000. Retrieved 2015-04-27. 
  7. ^ "Tech Survivor...". www.digitaltoday.in. 31 March 2002. Retrieved 2015-04-27.