12 May 2020

Guest Lecture

Mr. Mani Rangarajan Group COO, Elara Technologies (Housing.com, Proptiger, Makaan.com & Fastfox.com) addressed the students of RICS SBE on 12th May 2020. He interacted with the students on his life journey and shared his experience. 
Mani Rangarajan is a seasoned executive with extensive global experience in the internet and financial services sectors. Mani's experience spans finance, operations, strategy, business development and corporate development in 25+ countries in the Americas, Europe, Middle-East, Asia and Africa with a special focus on Emerging Markets.

Mani started his career with Citigroup where he initially specialized in transaction services (cash management, trade services, structured trade finance, treasury management) operations and management for the Corporate Bank. Mani spent the last four years of his time with Citigroup as a Global Transaction Services specialist with the Risk Management Team where Mani led risk management reviews of several Corporate Bank and Consumer Bank businesses in Europe, Africa, Middle-East and Asia.

Mani worked with Yahoo! for six years where he reported to the Chief Financial Officer and was involved in corporate development, corporate finance, business operations, financial planning & analysis and worked on projects of strategic importance. For the last five years, Mani has been a Chief Financial Officer and executive at several leading start-ups in diverse verticals such as search / SEM (Kosmix, Media Boost, Efficient Frontier), payments and payment processing (Evergent, Boku, Mobibucks, Rewards Pay), local (Virtual Paper), ecommerce (Climate Corporation, Swoopo), big data (Asterdata, Cloudera), mobile (Roamware) and social media (Ole Ole, Roto Experts)

Mr. Mani holds management degree from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar and the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He is also a certified Cost & Management Accountant.