Co Founder and Director
An innovator at heart and technologist by passion, Sudheer is the brain behind TripGain, a next gen travel marketplace for business travellers. TripGain simplifies scouting for the best business travel deals and integrates travel planning and expense management into one easy tool for businesses.
At TripGain, Sudheer exercises his leadership abilities by driving strategic sales partnerships and driving overall profitability. His vision & strategy for transforming the travel industry landscape has been driven through creating TripGain with a keen focus on the business traveler niche.
Sudheer is a Top 100 IT NASSCOM innovator, an MIT Sloan alumnus and IIIT grad.
Coming from a business development, marketing & technical sales background, his stints with travel startups have given him deep insights on the travel domain. He brings international experience and sound business acumen to the table, besides contributing in a pre-sales role. At TripGain, Ranga takes care of lead conversions, managing key stakeholders, Operations, and overall profitability.
He holds a Bachelors’ in Engineering from JNT University, Hyderabad, a Masters’ from IIIT Bangalore in Information Technology and an MBA degree from IIM Kozhikode.
Startup Aficionado, Mentor & Advisor, Angel Investor, Turnaround Specialist for Travel & Travel
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Chief Operating Officer & Vice President, Mercury Travels Ltd (Feb 2007 – Mar 2019)
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A Strategic thinker, Execution Specialist with a high work ethic, maturity & leadership standard.
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Professor – IIM Bangalore
A serial entrepreneur, with 25+ years of experience and adeptness in financial services and technology. He was the Head of Banking and Capital Markets Domain Competency Group at Infosys Technologies. Mr. Rangan holds a Ph.D. in Finance and Economics from Lehigh University and is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.