Bachelor in Commerce, St. Joseph's College Commerce, 1973.
President, Sankranthi Export House, Bangalore, India. Regional chairman Basic Chemicals, Pharmas. and Cosmetics Export Promotin county, Bangalore.
President Vasavi Educational Trust, Bangalore, since 1989. Member Karnataka Chamber of Exports (president 1997-1998), Federation Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (managing committee 1996-1997), Greater Mysore Chamber of Industry (managing committee 1996-1997), Rotary (district governor 1988-1989).
Married Muktha V. Setty. Children: Karthik, Adithya.