As an Executive Chairman, Pradeep brings with him about two decades of experience in promoting and building organizations from the stage of start-ups to well established multinational corporates. His expertise lies in aligning people to attaining common vision; corporate governance; ability to lead and manage diverse teams; and drive growth aggressively.
After a short stint at CMC, Bangalore and a decade of experience in IBM, USA, Pradeep started Magna Infotech in USA in 1995 and moved to India in 1997 to set up operations with its Corporate Office at Hyderabad. In 2013, he successfully exited Magna Infotech Ltd., the largest IT staffing company in India with presence in 7 cities; 200 blue chip clients; 7000+ employee spread across 32 cities and deployment of over 35,000 IT professionals in last 6-7 years. Today, Magna Infotech ranks 20 in Headcount in IT Temp Staffing as per the statistics across the globe and is a part of Rs.1500 crore IKYA Group and is a Fairfax Financial Investments Holdings Invested Company.
Besides being the Executive Chairman, Pradeep plays an active role in following ventures:
- Director, Thrillophilia.com – Adventure Tourism
- Member, Advisory Board, Truthlabs.org – Only Private Forensics lab as an NGO in India
- Finance Committee Chair, TiE Hyderabad Chapter
- Vice President, HyderabadAngels.in
- Director, Winzest.com – Higher Education
- Director, Indianmoney.com – Financial Education
- Investor, Scienceadda.com – School Education
- Investor, dialogue-in-the-dark.com – Social enterprise
He is also an avid golfer.