Hari Thrivikramji (Founder)
Hari is a serial entrepreneur who has been involved in businesses as varied as Cable TV, Beauty Salons, Restaurants, Management Consulting, Mobile Gaming, Personal Coaching and Healthcare. He is a successful entrepreneur who has managed to make a comfortable living and enjoy life mostly outside the corporate sphere. He has trained as a medical doctor (MBBS, Trivandrum Medical College, University of Kerala). He has an MBA in General Management from Cardiff Business School (UK), an MBA in International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management (USA), an MSc in Finance from the London Business School (UK) and an MSc in Leadership and Strategy (Sloan Fellow), also from the London Business School (UK). He has lived and worked in India, the USA, Switzerland and the UK. In addition to his other entrepreneurial activities, he also serves as advisor, investor and consultant to startups.
Marina George (Director)
Marina started her career with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS, India), followed by stints in other companies in roles of increasing responsibility, leading up to the position of Account Manager (UST Global, USA), heading a team of over 500 people, responsible for the most profitable account for the company. After this corporate career, she has conducted several business analysis and strategy projects within a company she co-owns. Currently she heads a mobile gaming startup with a team of developers who have cutting edge skills in web and mobile development. Marina has trained as an Electronics Engineer. She has been involved with providing support services to multiple startups and lends her spare time to advising budding entrepreneurs on IT infrastructure and social media marketing.
Other team members are all trained in business analysis and provide support to the services that are offered through Startup DNA.