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Testimonials

  • "Our relationship with iknowvate has deepened significantly in the last 12 months. The team brings to bear a unique combination of industry knowledge, insightful thinking, ability to go deep on an industry, and capability to deliver actionable recommendations"
    Leading Manufacturing major

  • "We have learnt a lot working with iknowvate; they have proven to be the best compared to many consulting majors .iknowvate is thorough, modest and excellent"
    Leading Systems Integration & Technology Distribution Company

  • "We have extensively used iknowvate in many strategic assignments and always found their input and their recommendations to be of very high order both in terms of quality as well as value"
    A leading FMCG Company

  • "We needed advice on an Entry strategy and action plan into a new business segment in India. The work done by iknowvate was comprehensive, detailed and most importantly provided insight into where and how to invest as also the required scale to be cost competitive. Iknowvate leveraged their Center for Frameworks & delivered on their commitments on time. We have since worked with iknowvate on 6 additional projects. They continue to deliver high quality with commitment and are cost effective."
    A leading Services Major Headquartered in the US

  • "The dedication, commitment and diligence demonstrated by the iknowvate Business Strategy vertical has continuously challenged us and kept us ahead in our business."
    A manufacturing major based in the Middle East

  • "We engaged iknowvate´s Business Specialisation vertical to help us build differentiation in our portfolio & Proposal management plan. While we set high goals and standards for the assignment, iknowvate by leveraging their Knowledge Frameworks delivered the outcome on a variable fee model with eases and panache.
    Their strength resides in their ability to interpret our ideas; develop a thorough project scope; and synthesize market relevant data. As future projects arise, we will consider working with iknowvate as our Strategic consulting partner."

    A leading Hospitality & Leisure Major

  • "iknowvate demonstrated very strong understanding of our M&A requirement by presenting quality data and used methodologies developed by them at their Center. They understood our challenges well and managed the M&A lifecycle with tremendous dedication and focus. Their M&A reports can be rated as one of the best in Industry."
    A leading FMCG major

  • "iknowvate´s approach to strategic consulting is grounded and real.Their ability to advice, hand hold, execute & stay engaged until the steady state has been a learning & understanding of how important execution is beyond strategy. Their ability to continuously engage with the client gives the client the confidence of results & outcomes in a predictable manner"
    A leading Insurance major

Advisory Board

A diverse group of dynamic professionals that have been together for more than 15 years constitute the Advisory Board. They bring sophisticated analytical rigor, collaborative working style and a reservoir of first-hand knowledge on every engagement. Their pragmatic approach and years of experience helps in providing clients with strategic direction, actionable insights and sustainable results.

Mr Santhosh Kumar
Advisory Board Member

Santhosh has over 20 years of experience working in IT across a variety of industry sectors including Government, Telecom, Real Estate and Software Services.

For the last 10 years, he has been focussed on software Development and CRM consultancy advising business of all sizes on how technology can be leveraged to make a difference. Having come from a technical background, Santhosh has a deep understanding of the industry, software development, analysis, project management and the challenges of engaging with clients in all sectors.


Mr R L Gopalakrishnan
Advisory Board Member

Mr R L Gopalakrishnan is the Chairman of Vsolvitt Consultants. He has been a banker for more than 36 years with HSBC Group, and a consultant with one of the Big 4 consulting firms in India. During the tenure with HSBC, he held important management positions in Group Internal Audit, Corporate Banking (both onshore and offshore), International Trade Finance, Foreign Exchange Dealing and Operational Risk and Internal Control.

While his stint with HSBC, he has got exposure to more than 20 countries in Asia Pac region and Middle East, thereby having a good exposure to international financial markets. Mr Gopalakrishnan is a science graduate from Mumbai University, Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (Part I) and is also Accredited by Institute of Internal Auditors (USA) in Internal Quality Assessment/Validation.


Mr Sundaresh Subramanian
Advisory Board Member

Sundaresh's work experience includes 10 years across Consulting, Banking and Insurance. In his early days he worked for KPMG across various verticals like audit, due diligence, and forensic. He also worked for HSBC in the insurance vertical in different countries which focused in due diligence and internal audit. He was involved in valuation of some key acquisitions like Swiss Life in Paris and SABB Takaful in Saudi Arabia.

He worked with Swiss Re India, where he worked in pricing and developing life insurance products, developing health care products, identifying joint venture possibilities etc. In his last assignment he worked for a large private equity fund, wherein he was over-seeing the finance function of portfolio companies, and also responsible for valuation of portfolio companies.He has consulted for leading micro finance companies assisting them with fund raise, valuation, and developing alternate business verticals.


Mr. Jolly Mathur
Advisory Board Member

Jolly Mathur as the name suggest is a very jovial person and a team player with a true attitude of a serial entrepreneur started his entrepreneurial journey at an early age of sixteen and still continuing with a recent venture as a Promoter of Money on Mobile. Incorporated in 2010, MY Mobile Payments Ltd is a mobile payment service provider with the brand name of Money on Mobile.

MoneyOnMobile holds a semi closed payment instrument | Prepaid mobile wallet license under PASA 2007; from RBI valid till October 2018. As of 1st Jan 2014, the company has over 1,65,000+ retails touch points servicing more then 2,50,000 customers per day.


Mr. Vijay Raut
Advisory Board Member

A Management Graduate from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (1979) with over 20 years of experience in Sales, Advertising and Marketing, Mr. Vijay Raut currently runs his own Consultancy service, which specializes in providing end-to-end solutions for New product Development and Launch, Brand Revival and Training.

With an experience of having launched a number of successful brands, Mr. Vijay Raut has been involved in launching of brands like Hawkins Pressure Cookers, Colgate Palmolive, Wipro's Santoor and Shikakai soap, Sunflower Vanaspati, Wagh Bakri Tea, UTI, Tractor and APCA from Asian Paints, SBI Mutual Fund, Tips and Toes Cosmetics, Fevicryl from Pidilite, Golden Glades Resorts, V N Jewellers etc and has provided his services to Hindustan Lever, Johnson & Johnson, UB Group, Kores India, Godrej & Boyce, Kamani Oil Mills, D'Mart etc.


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