With an experience in guiding early to growth stage businesses across industries, VM Kumar has been instrumental in providing valuable inputs towards scaling mass entrepreneurship. Additionally, his various skills which include business development, marketing including digital marketing, customer relationship management, and product strategy are imperative in developing the required market linkages
Before founding Katalytic Business Advisors in 2012, he held the post of Chief Operating officer at Maples ESM Technologies and Chief Marketing Officer at Microland Ltd. He also worked as Senior Vice-President with Sify Ltd and is an Instructor and Mentor for I-NCUBATE Lean Startup Program at GDC, IIT Madras. VM Kumar is an alumnus of IIT Madras and IIM Ahmedabad.