Chaitanya K N is working as Senior Consultant in Open Innovation team of Wipro. He interacts with startup ecosystem to bring startup innovation to Wipro and enables alliance management with a portfolio of startups across industries. He has developed and implemented a startup evaluation framework - ‘Wipro Lens’, which measures a startup from the perspective of ‘innovation potential’ it offers and its ‘alignment potential’ with Wipro’s offerings.
Chaitanya has professional work experience across sales, finance, consulting functions with industries like consumer goods, aerospace manufacturing and technology. He published and presented his paper on Information Technology trends in a National Conference organized by Information Technology ministry, Govt. of India.
Chaitanya is an alumnus of IIM Bangalore (PGP 2011-13) and holds master’s degree in Economics from Osmania University, Hyderabad. He holds bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from JNTU College of Engineering in Hyderabad, with distinction. At IIM Bangalore, he is an active member of Operations Management Club and Students’ Cultural Committee.
In his free time, he pursues public speaking and is a seasoned public speaker, addressing 3000 plus audience on topics ranging from technology to positive thinking. He also designed logos for some of the successful organizations and composed theme songs for events.