Chaithanya Kumar

CEO, Swayam Group. Entrepreneur and Investor

Chaithanya has been an entrepreneur with over 14 years in this journey with successful multi million business that he runs based in UK for more than 16 years. He currently runs four businesses in the portfolio with strong management team based in London and Hyderabad. Active member in the startup community in London advises Start Up businesses on regular basis, keen to participate in the entrepreneurial and investment focused groups in India. Coming from technology architecture, design and marketing background CK is versatile business leader who has vast experience in both corporate world and also in the world of tech companies which are more lean and agile. CK has built companies ground up with which he has acquired practical knowledge and experience in the areas of Sales, Marketing, Design, Operations, Leadership building, Mentoring, Building Board and Managing Global Businesses.

Executive Journey

CK is Founder and CEO of Swayam Group which started as a small product focused IT team which then expanded into SAAS product for SMEs and also Inbound Marketing as group companies.

CK invested into and exited from various companies mostly based in the UK in the areas of m-learning, strategic performance management, Health care, automobile, financial management and social platform for artists.

Experience

Prior to entrepreneurial journey CK worked in consulting, technical and executive roles in companies such as DHL, Dell, Walt Disney, NHS, Cable & Wireless etc.

Qualifications

CK Completed Masters in computer applications from Kakatiya University in India. He also attended various executive programs at ISB, Hyderabad. He has also completed Goldman Sachs 10K Small Business Program in UK conducted by Oxford which focuses on leadership building for growth oriented businesses in the UK.