Srikant Sastri

Srikant is a seasoned entrepreneur who has built and exited two successful ventures. Both businesses achieved scale (2000 employees &15,000 employees) & market leadership before being acquired by global majors.

He is presently the co-founder of Crayon Data, the ambitious Singapore & India-based AI start-up. His personal passion is the ‘चलो StartUp’ initiative. Through 10 web episodes, based on stories of real startups, he is distilling 10 key lessons for would-be entrepreneurs.

Srikant is an active Charter Member of TiE Delhi and Indian Angel Network, and also actively supports several incubators across India. He is board member/advisor/mentor to several companies that create India-centric impact: LawRato (legal tech), Nyoooz (vernacular digital content), Admizzionz Campuz (education), SkillsHaat (skilling market place) & Khelfie (sports tech).

Srikant is an engineer from IIT Kanpur, and an MBA from IIM Calcutta. His early career was at Unilever India and McCann Erickson. His other interests include current affairs, contemporary history, and economic development.