Hari Padmanabhan is a corporate board member, serial entrepreneur, early stage investor, mentor and is keenly involved in social enterprises as well.
He is currently the Executive Chairman of Encore Theme Technologies as well as of the Encore Group, established in 2010. Prior to this, he was the Chief Strategic Advisor, Global Deputy CEO of 3i Infotech and was the major driving force behind developing the company into a $500 Mn global organization.
With INSYST, ( founded by him in 1986 ) he pioneered software product development in the Middle East and created market leading products in the ERP ( ORION ) and Insurance
( PREMIA ) segments across The Middle East , Africa & the CIS .
He has a Bachelor of Technology degree from IIT Kanpur and is a post graduate in Management from IIM Kolkatta.