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About.

Our reputation, deep focus on fundamentals, and an eye on the future coupled with our ability to make ‘value creating’ deals happen consistently sets us apart.

Our approach involves meticulous and personalized management of dedicated teams for each transaction, ensuring that every project is thoughtfully guided by a group of experts. This tailored teamwork significantly contributes to our consistent track record of successful outcomes."

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Suresh Kumar

Partner

Suresh is a Chartered Accountant, blending practical exposure with extensive expertise. He assumed crucial positions in esteemed corporations like Titan Industries Ltd., GE and America Online, where he played pivotal roles. This background forms a robust base for his ongoing contributions at Encube Advisory which he founded in 2013.

Suresh is resolute in guiding clients towards financial success. He provides insights that empower informed choices and pave the way for businesses to achieve sustained growth.

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Harish Sampangi

Partner

Harish is a commerce graduate, an alumnus of IIM – Bangalore and a Fellow Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.  He has over 20 years of experience in various roles with companies like America Online, Hewlett Packard, Bharti Airtel and General Electric.  He has successfully worked as a practicing Chartered Accountant and has handled clients in sectors as diverse as software, retail, entertainment, manufacturing, logistics, publishing, startups among others.

He is interested in technology, travel, sports and enjoys swimming

Advisory Team

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Sunil Surendran

Advisor

Sunil is a Marketing Professional with over 30 years of work experience in the Food and Personal Care industries. He has contributed to the Dairy, Bakery, Snack Food, Organic Food, Pet Food, Food Retail, Agri-business and Herbal Personal Care industries in the areas of Sales Marketing and Value Chain enhancements. He has worked with organisations of diverse parentage like Cooperatives, NGOs, Multinationals and Indian Private Companies.


After successful stints with respected brands like Amul, Britannia, Mars and Pepsi, he founded a boutique Management Consulting Company, AUM Consulting Pvt. Ltd., in the winter of 2008. He is currently the CEO and Principal Consultant at AUM, handling consulting assignments for Multinationals, Indian Private Companies, MSMEs, NGOs and
Government in the areas of Brands and Value Chain.
He is a graduate in Agriculture and holds a PGDRM from the Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA).

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Sudhakar Giridharan

Advisor

Sudhakar is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Sudhakar has
around 17 years of experience in advising multi-national corporations on various issues pertaining to
corporate tax, international tax, cross border mergers and acquisitions, group structuring, and
exchange control matters.


His focus areas includes corporate and financial structuring, inbound and outbound investment
advisory, Promoter stake enhancement and related tax advisory and routine tax advisory, planning
and litigation. He has specific expertise in real estate, IT, and PE sectors, where he has worked with
multinational corporations, PE funds, and Indian players on corporate, international, and M&A tax
related issues

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Kannan Hariharan

Advisor

Kannan is a Sydney-based fintech entrepreneur - operator turned - investor. He has 25+ years of experience of working with corporates and mentoring start-ups through formation, validation, and growth stages. Kannan’s own entrepreneurial venture is an
Indian multimillion-dollar payment infrastructure company that he and his mentor built and scaled. The company secured Series A funding and has recently filed for an IPO. Kannan has invested in over a dozen Indian and global start-ups independently and
through syndicates. He leverages his global network of founders and investors to help portfolio companies achieve growth, capital funding, cross-border expansion, and facilitate strategic connections. He holds a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from the
University of Calicut, India, and an MBA from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), India.

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Srini Bhopal

Advisor

Srini Bhopal has experience in general management, strategy, operations, and sales and has had the
privilege of working in companies in such as Wipro, Microland, and Hexaware in India and US.

Srini has been an entrepreneur and has been responsible for accelerated and sustained growth
enablement of companies such as Boston Technology, Impulsesoft(acquired by Broadcom), Spire.ai.

He lives in New Jersey, USA, is an alumnus of BIT, MESRA, Ranchi and is a swimming enthusiast!

 

We at Encube Advisory Group call upon Srini to help evaluate growth strategies of our portfolio
companies and tap into his network as for idea validation, leadership hiring, and angel funding.

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