By qualification Prasada Rao is a Bachelor of Commerce, Fellow Chartered Accountant (CA), Associate of Company Secretary and Bachelor of Law with many other certifications and accreditations he has acquired in his 35+ years of leadership and general management professional career.
His spouse is a medical doctor with an elder daughter- a master of science working in SSA and second daughter who is pursuing CA final in the footsteps of her father.
His illustrious career spans varied roles starting 1984 as an audit officer of a few southern Indian firms, finance manager of ITI, General Manager at Sathavahana Ispat in 1994, CEO of vardhaman bank, CFO mediciti hospitals, GM speck systems, CFO - Taksheel solutions, CFO - Speck systems until 2014 when he undertook various consulting assignments in his personal capacity.
In short, he has the heart of a banker, soul of a financial officer, body of an advisor and thinking of an expert
He carries an extreme mature disposition and exudes executive presence in all his action. With professional experience backing him counting more than some members age of his current colleagues, he brings the maturity and battle-hardened business knowledge that is extremely critical for present day startups.
With thorough understanding of market, business dynamics of the IT, manufacturing, healthcare & BFSI sectors, and startups, VKP has been exposed to hands on concepts of fund raising, general operations, compliances, statutory, mergers & acquisitions, financial advisory, budget management, IPO, turnarounds, strategy, scaling-up global operations, creating high performance teams, financial success and significantly growing enterprise value.