Srini Raju

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Srini Raju
Born 1961
Khajipalem, Guntur district
Nationality Indian
Alma mater National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra
Occupation Co-founder and Chairman of Peepul Capital (successor to iLabs Venture Capital Fund)
Spouse(s) Jyothi Raju Chintalapati
Children 2

Chintalapati Srinivasa Raju, widely known as Srini Raju, is an Indian Entrepreneur, and Private Equity Investor. Srini Raju was the CEO of Dun & Bradstreet Satyam Software ,[1] the in-house technology unit of Dun & Bradstreet, established in 1994, which focused on implementing large-scale IT projects for Dun & Bradstreet businesses.[2][3] DBSS was later renamed as Cognizant.

Srini later became the Co-founder and Chairman of Peepul Capital (successor to iLabs Venture Capital Fund), a Private Equity (PE) firm based out of Hyderabad and Chennai. Besides funding and mentoring next generation entrepreneurs, he plays an active role in building educational institutions of higher learning.[4]

Philanthropic activities[edit]

Besides investing and mentoring young professional and entrepreneurs, he is continuing to make large contributions to the cause of building Institutions of Excellence in the field of Management and Technology.


  1. ^ "Guiding Light". Business Today. 30 March 2014. Retrieved 10 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "No modest ambitions for Cognizant". Express Computer. 8 October 2011. Retrieved 27 June 2012. 
  3. ^ Swati Anand & Ishan Srivastava (6 November 2010). "'Cognizant is like a $4-billion tech startup'". Times of India. Retrieved 27 June 2012. 
  4. ^ Silvia Sansoni (14 June 1999). "The contrarian". Forbes. 
  5. ^ [1] ISB Executive Board Members List
  6. ^ [2] Rs.35 cr. iLabs grant for ISB Source-The Hindu on 1 Apr 2008
  7. ^ [3] The people who matter-Source-Business Today People, Story dated 1 April 2008
  8. ^ [4] IIIT Governing Council Members
  9. ^ [5] Srini Raju giving lecture at IIT Madras.
  10. ^ [6] Visiting Faculty at IESE Business School-University of Navarre
  11. ^ [7] Information Technology & Communications Department as per the G.O.Rt.No.229 Dated:26.09.2002