Mr. V. Shankar is the director of Acsys Investments Pvt. Ltd., a Public and Angel Investing company. He mentors startups and mature organisations. After a brief stint working for an MNC, he founded CAMS (Computer Age Management Services Pvt. Ltd.), and ran it till I exited – to provide a Stock Exchange like Platform to the Indian Mutual Fund industry. CAMS has now become a professionally managed entity and is owned by marquee investors including HDFC, NSE and Warburg Pincus.
A Graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and a Post Graduate in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, Mr Shankar has also been conferred Entrepreneur of the Year award by TIE Chennai, the Distinguished Alumnus Award by the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and the Distinguished Alumnus Award by the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
Not only is he a Rotarian, a Past President of TIE Chennai, and member of The Chennai Angels, the MMA and The Institution of Engineers, but also on the Boards of IIT Madras Incubator, IIT Madras Alumni Charitable Trust, IIM Calcutta Incubation Park, TIE Chennai and MMA.