Name: Bhanu Cherukuri
Designation: Director
Company: Cherukuri Ventures Pvt Ltd

Education: PGDM (MBA), Marketing & International Management, IIM Bangalore. BE (Computer Science & Engg.), College of Engineering, Osmania University.
Summary: Bhanu Cherukuri is a Consultant/Advisor, Mentor and Investor.

Bhanu brings over 30 years of business experience across a range of functions and geographies. Bhanu brings an extensive experience and depth in the technology and related industries and has proven to bring the same diligence to other industries.

Bhanu has successfully built businesses from scratch, taken businesses through rapid growth phases through both organic and inorganic options, managed businesses through major external shocks and turned around ailing businesses. Bhanu has built teams ground up and integrated diverse teams from over a dozen acquisitions that he was responsible directly.

Over the last couple of years, Bhanu has consulted and advised and operated as a fractional executive in multiple technology and electronics companies. He has also mentored young businesses/entrepreneurs on a long term basis and has helped them to grow profitably and make exits and raise funding.

His current passions and interests revolve around mentoring/shaping young businesses to realise their purpose and establish them as good corporate citizens. Bhanu is an avid golfer, an active member of the golfing community in the city and ever available to any budding golfer on any aspect of the game.