Master of Business Administration (honorary), Institute Business Administration & Management, New Delhi, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, Canterbury University, United Kingdom, 1996. Doctor of Philosophy, Golden State University, 2003.
Post doctoral fellow, Prescott University, London, 2006. Doctor of Philosophy, Dublin University, 2007.
Branch manager Regional Rural Bank, Nellore, India, 1983—1986. Management consultant American Council on Exercise Management Consultants, Bangalore, since 2000. Deputy superintendent Crtl.
Reserve Police Force, New Delhi, 1986. Managing director Advance Group, Bangalore, 1991, ABC Detective Network Private Ltd., 2004. Security advisor Industries Association, since 2000.
Assistant commandant Para Military Special Task Force, 1986-1990, India.
Chairman & trustee Snehajyothi Foundation, Bangalore, since 2005. Chairman & president Arise India Foundation, 2008. President Institute Academic Excellence, India, 2008.
Member of FICCI (New Delhi) (exe.com. member 2003-2008), GBIA (executive committee member), Rotary Bangalore Mega City (charter president).
Married Manjula Venkatesh, December 30, 1988. Children: Akshay, Ashray.