Name: Anil Kumar Suravaram
Designation: Managing Director
Company: Great SportsTech Ltd.
Education: Executive Development Program, Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management
Summary: Anil is a first-generation entrepreneur with Engineering and MBA degrees, and later an Executive Development Program from Kellogg School of Management. He worked at Wipro Technologies and Ramco Systems – in India and the USA – before incepting Great SportsTech (www.greatsportstech.com), which is now the leading sports infrastructure company in South Asia.
Under his leadership, Great SportsTech has executed some of the most prestigious and innovative sports infra projects over the last 15 years, across 8 countries in South Asia and are known for the highest quality products, innovative technologies and professional service.
GSL was awarded as ‘India’s Top 100 SME’s’ (out of over 49,000 nominations); “Best Professional Services in Sports” award by FICCI; the “Skoch Achievers Award” etc.
His achievements were recognized with the "Emerging Entrepreneur" award by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII-S). He was featured in the "Young Turks" program in CNBC-TV18, and other business programs on ET Now, NDTV Profit; and in over a dozen business publications like ‘Inc.’, 'Entrepreneur', 'Smart CEO' etc.
He is a regular speaker in various forums like FICCI, TiE, CII and at various seminars on Sports and Entrepreneurship. He is a Life Member of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs), CEO Clubs (India) and a member of the FICCI National Sports Committee.
Anil was a national level sportsman in Athletics and in Handball. He also achieved State and National honors in NCC.