Hari Krishnan, MBA'05D
Chief Executive Officer, PropertyGuru Group
Hari is a seasoned commercial general manager with almost two decades of industry leadership in technology and consumer internet organisations across Asia Pacific and the United States. He has spent the last dozen years helping offline industries in Asia ‘go digital’.
Hari joined PropertyGuru in January 2016, and is the Chief Executive Officer as well as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors. Hari currently manages the corporate direction and strategy of PropertyGuru, focusing on leadership, innovation and consumers, and oversees the day-to-day operations of the Group across Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam.
Prior to PropertyGuru, Hari was the Vice President & Managing Director, APAC & Japan at LinkedIn, where he led more than 1,000 employees across 10 offices, having joined the company as the first hire in the Asia Pacific region. He has also worked in leadership positions in companies such as Fox Interactive Media, Yahoo! and Cisco, as well as start-ups like Travelguru.
Hari was recognised with the ‘Distinguished Alumni’ award from his engineering college within the University of Mumbai and was on Business Today’s list of ‘India’s Hottest Young Executives’, amongst other awards. He was the 2015 MBA commencement ceremony keynote speaker at the SP Jain School of Global Management and is a regular speaker at industry events and at educational institutions like INSEAD and Singapore Management University.
He sits on the board for the Singapore chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), an organisation focused on fostering entrepreneurship, and is an Advisor to innovative startups - BillionBricks, DataStreamX and HackerTrail. Hari has an MBA from INSEAD and an M.S. in Telecommunications from the University of Colorado.
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