Overview

At Linkstreet, we believe learning is an integral part of the growth of every organization and individual. We help our clients deliver actionable information across geographic boundaries through the use of our end to end seamless software platform. Our application is used across different industries including education, health care, retail and financial services.

Our clients are some of the best known names in their fields and include IIM Bangalore, ISB Hyderabad,  Columbia Asia Hospitals, Portea, FundsIndia and more.

Linkstreet enables the full create – manage – deliver – monetize cycle for institutionalizing your knowledge and connecting people with actionable information required to take decisions.

Leadership

ARUN MUTHUKUMARCEO & Director

Arun is a technology entrepreneur with over 18 years of experience in Information and Communication Technologies across the USA and India.

Prior to Linkstreet, Arun was at Cisco Systems for eight years where he worked to develop learning solutions for global customers and in optical networking. His experience includes working at AT&T, Lucent Technologies-Bell Labs in Boston, USA for over 10 years. Arun received the prestigious Path Finder and President’s Gold medal awards while at Bell Labs. His passion for applying technology in areas like education and healthcare drives his quest to create transformative solutions at Linkstreet.

Arun has an MS from the University of Kentucky, USA and Bachelor of Engineering from College of Engineering – Guindy, Anna University, Chennai.

VIKRAM RAMAKRISHNANCo-founder & Director

Vikram is an entrepreneur with experience across a wide range of enterprises, from corporate training to school education. Vikram’s experience includes 8 years of management consulting at Booz & Company in London (previously Booz Allen Hamilton).

Vikram’s corporate training experience includes leading people development activities including mentoring and learning & development for client staff at Booz & Company. He is also co-founder of CS Academy, two K-XII schools in Tamil Nadu, India and of Thinking Palm, an education services enterprise that provides career guidance and skill development programs.

Vikram holds an MBA from INSEAD. He was one of the youngest surgeons to receive the FRCS in the UK. In 2009, Vikram was selected as one of the top 25 executives in India under the age of 40 by Business Today Magazine. He has also featured in various publications and is a regular contributor to the Hindu.

Board

Besides Arun and Vikram, the Board of Directors include:

ADITYA PAREKHDirector
Aditya is the co-founder and Managing Director of Faering Capital Private Limited. He has over 13 years of experience in private equity and investment banking. He currently serves on the boards of Linkstreet Learning, Transerv, and Kooh Sports.

Aditya earned an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a BA- Economics from Cambridge University.

SAMEER SHROFFDirector
Sameer is the co-founder and Managing Director of Faering Capital Private Limited. He has over 15 years of experience in private equity, strategy consulting, and corporate development. He currently serves on the boards of Linkstreet Learning, Transerv, Gokaldas Intimate-wear, and Biba Apparels.

Sameer earned an MBA from The Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and a BS from Babson College.

GANESH S. LAKSHMINARAYANANDirector
Ganesh S. Lakshminarayanan is currently with Sequoia capital as a Consultant. Prior to this, Ganesh was the Managing Director and Chief Delivery Officer at Mu Sigma. Previously Ganesh was heading Dell’s Asia Pacific and Japan sales operations. Before that, he was working as President and Managing Director of Dell India. He has over 25 years of work experience in IT/ITES domain.

Ganesh has an MBA with high distinction from the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and BS in Computer Science and Engineering from Anna University in Chennai, India.

Advisors

V. G. NARAYANAN
Professor Narayanan, also known as VG, is a Chartered Accountant, with an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, an MS in Statistics, MA in Economics and PhD in Business from Stanford University.

He has been teaching accounting at Harvard Business School (HBS) for the last 20 years and is currently the Head of the Accounting and Management Unit at HBS. He is also a key faculty member of HBX-CORe – Harvard’s first SPOC (Small Private Online Courses) and is a visiting faculty at Harvard India Executive Education Program at Mumbai.

SUVEER KOTHARI
Suveer, as Director for Global Partnerships – Chromecast, manages partnerships with content providers, app developers, consumer electronics manufacturers and component suppliers as well as go to market plans and distribution strategy for over 30 markets. He has rolled out several new products, like Chromecast, Google TV, Display & Video ads, and Mobile ads at Google for the last decade.

Prior to Google, Suveer worked as a strategy consultant with Booz and Co. He holds a first class degree in Economics and Management from Oxford University, UK, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.