Master of Commerce, University Madras, India, 1983. Bachelor General Law, University Madras, India, 1985. Master of Business Administration, University Madras, India, 1990.
Officer Canara Bank, Bangalore, India, 1981-1983. Branch manager Bank of India, Bombay, 1983-1989. Zonal lending manager Standard Chartered Bank, New Delhi, 1989-1992.
Managing director Janakiram Associates, Madras, since 1992. Board directors Gazi Securities Ltd., Bombay, V.A.E. Exchange Ltd., Bangalore.
President Indian Junior Chamber of Commerce, Hospet, 1988. Area trainer Junior Chamber of Commerce International, Madras, 1991. Associate member Junior Chamber of Commerce, since 1985.
Fellow Indian Institute Bankers (chartered banker). Member Indian Institute Management.
Married Sumana V. Venkateswaran, May 1, 1985.