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Pravin Shekar

I am a start-up specialist, Entrepreneur, Research evangelist, Speaker and Event conceptualizer / organizer. I am a man of many moods - and I imbibe and spread positive energy – and in DOing more. I love Traveling, Networking and Photography... and click rather eclectic pics that include drainage covers, park benches, windows, pathways and lamp-posts! And on the “Do” part, I organize events – Market Research, Entrepreneurship and Sports (Triathlons).


  • Emerging Leader in Marketing Research, American Marketing Association (4 under 40)
  • Distinguished Alumni Award: SVCE
  • Silver Rank Holder - Indian Institute of Management Indore, EPGP
  • Outstanding Student Award - Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering
  • Recipient of the 'President's Scout Award' from the President of India

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