Founder, CEO of RuralShores Business Service
Murali is the Chief Architect and Founder-CEO of RuralShores Business Service, a Socio-Economic initiative with a vision to setup Rural based IT and Business Process Centers nationwide. The objective is to create employment opportunities for rural youth while providing cost efficiencies for the corporate world. Murali is also a Co-Founder and Director of Compassites Software, a Bangalore based business ideation and Innovation Company. Prior to assuming the above roles, Murali was Managing Director of Xansa India (now Steria) and Executive member of the Group Management Board.
Before moving back to India in 2003, Murali spent nearly 15 years in the USA and 5 years in Asia Pacific serving large Corporates including Electronic Data Systems (now HP). He served as a founder and Director of EDS' Global Financial Markets Group in New York and was credited for successfully building new practices (including Trading & Risk Management in the USA) and new markets (Capital Markets in Asia).
Murali has a Masters Degree in Computer Science from BITS, Pilani and a Masters Degree in Applied Maths from IIT, Kharagpur.