IT Entrepreneur to Social Entrepreneur – 100 Crore donation

August 7, 2008 § Leave a comment

Ramani has been an entrepreneur in the Software industry, from 1985 to 2006.
He is the Founder-Chairman and Managing Director of Future Software – a company based at Chennai and specializing in high technology communications software development.
Ramani is also one of the Founders and Co-promoter of Hughes Software Systems in New Delhi.
He is also the Founder Chairman and CEO of Future Communication Software in U.S.A., based at Santa Clara, California.

After selling his shares in Future Software & Hughes Software Systems to Flextronics Corp.of U.S., he has advised on the integration of these companies as a director and resigned from the Board of both the companies in April, 2006.
He was the Charter president of the TiE (The indUS Entrepreneurs) – Chennai Chapter from Jan 2001 to Mar 2003.

K.V. Ramani is now focused on directing and managing Shirdi Sai Trust founded by him in 1996, to spread Shirdi Sai’s teachings and helping needy persons for food, clothes, education and medical assistance, with pioneering efforts as a social entrepreneur. He is also mentoring a few start-up companies in the information technology and communications space.

Mr Ramani has donated equity shares worth over Rs 100 crore to Shirdi Sai Trust, a religious trust dedicated to Sai Baba, which he manages.

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