Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Thangal Kuuju Muthaliyar College Engineering, Kerala, 1984; Master of Business Administration, Washington University, 1998.
Project engineer, Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd., Bombay, 1985-1990; senior project engineer, Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd., Bombay, 1990-1992; senior electrical engineer, Aluminium Bahrain, Manama, since 1992.
Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Institute Engineering India, National Service Scheme (India).
Son of Knights of Pythias Kunhikrishnan Nair and Akkal Seethamma. Married Preetha Kailasnathan, March 29, 1992. Children: Siddharth, Shreya.