Ganesh Natarajan

Ganesh Natarajan

Chairman, 5FWorld Private Limited

Dr. Ganesh Natarajan is Executive Chairman and Founder of 5F World, a platform for Digital Start-ups, Skills and Social Ventures in the country. He is also Chairman of Honeywell Automation India and Lighthouse Communities Foundation and a Central Board member of the State Bank of India and Hinduja Global Solutions.

Ganesh is an alumnus of BIT Mesra, NITIE, IIT Bombay and Harvard Business School. He has received the Distinguished Alumnus Award of IIT Bombay and NITIE and has been recognized by EY and the Asia Pacific HR Forum for excellence in technology entrepreneurship and people-centric leadership. Harvard Business School has written two case studies on Dr. Ganesh Natarajan and his success through Vision Communities and Innovation.

Ganesh is the author /co-author of twelve previous books on Technology, Innovation and Leadership. The recent Rupa book on “Rising to the China challenge” has received acclaim in business and policy circles in India and abroad.