Prathap. B (Ph.D)
Founder & CEO : GroundReality & PotHoleRaja®
•A Serial Urban Social entrepreneur, international consultant, highly respected senior professional with
global organizations, passionate trainer and pilot.
•Creator and Promoter - Social Impact initiative PotHoleRaja ® : Pothole management (www.potholeraja.com). Vision: “To Make Indian Roads Pothole Free and Fix any within 3-5 Days for safer commutation”. Researcher of PPPP, CSR & Road Safety. Featured in media extensively.
•Ph.D in Management Science, ALDP @ Harvard, by education
•IIMB, Christ , Alliance , IFIM. Wellingker, MS Ramaiah, and many other esteemed institutes Visiting Faculty for Leadership, Analytics, HR, BPM, Entrepreneurship, Strategy, and Evolutionary Excellence
•Business and management consultant with global organizations like Tenaga National Berhad Malaysia, Mashreq Bank Dubai, Kemin Industries APAC & India, UEM Group Malaysia, and many other worldwide
• 15+ Global certifications including Lean SixSigma Master Black Belt, PMP, PfMP, COPC Registered Coordinator, ISO Lead Auditor, Business Acumen Simulation, SOX and many other.
•Trained & certified over 1000+ people on Project Management, Lean SixSigma, COPC, Business Simulation and many other programs.
•Board of Director & Advisor - GroundReality, BlueTiger, Arpitha Associates, LearnOD, Nidarshana Technologies, Vaidyagrama & few startups.
•One of youngest AVP of Hewitt and VP of HP, awarded best Global tower leader HP- GBS.
•Awarded All India Airforce Best Cadet by Prime Minister of India A.B. Vajpayee in Republic Day parade. Represented India as Youth Ambassador to UK for an International Air Cadet Exchange program. Awarded Global Best Cadet in UK-YEP by RAF Chief of Air Staff. Youngest Trainer for fighter aircrafts.
•A pencil sketch artist, Author of 2 Book Titles, Runner, and Adventure freak
•Inspiration and Motivational speaker for many schools, colleges, corporates and forums
Chief Operating Officer
•A passionate and aspiring professional who is keen to make a difference in oneself and the society he belongs.
•A keen learner with focus in technology, engineering and social impact
•Engineer by academic accreditation and hands on with simplification of tools and technology
•Experience of 3 years in HP(Hewlett Packard) as a software developer also gave him exposure to large MNC culture, Software development lifecycle, ITIL certification and many other learning.
•As a COO at GroundReality he is responsible for PotHoleRaja® as a brand and business unit to ensure Corporate connect, employee engagement, project execution, sales and marketing closures and end to end operational requirements.