BSc, University of Madras; MBA, IIM Ahmedabad; MBA, University of Chicago Chairman, Value and Budget Housing; Founder, Mphasis
Jerry Rao is the founder and former CEO of the software company MphasiS.
that, he held
various leadership positions (including Former Country Head, Citibank
India) in Citibank across Asia, Europe, South America and North
In 1998, Rao
started MphasiS Corporation, a software company based in California,
subsequently merged with BFL Software in 2000 to form Mphasis-BFL with
Santa Monica, California, and Bangalore, India.
Mr. Rao is
actively involved with the Confederation of Indian Industry and with
of India’s Software Technology Park initiatives, and has been Chairman
MphasiS Vice Chairman Jeroen Tas and Mr. Rao were named the Ernst &
'Entrepreneurs of the Year 2004' for the New York region, which followed
awarded in India two years previously.
Mr. Rao is a
regular writer and speaker with interest in technology strategy,
management (CRM), financial services, and e-commerce – a subject on
which he has
testified before the US Congress.
He is a graduate
of Loyola College, Chennai and the Indian Institute of Management,