Kuppulakshmi Krishnamoorthy

Kuppulakshmi Krishnamoorthy

Global Head, Zoho For Startups
Chennai, India
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Kuppulakshmi Krishnamoorthy
Global Head, Zoho For Startups
Chennai, India
Anju Gupta
Co-Founder & President, IvyCamp
Bengaluru, India
Surabhi Vashisht
Practice head – Startups - Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Ankit Machhar
Program Head – Ecosystem Development, NEN India, Wadhwani Foundation Mentor – Start-Up India, Mentor of Change – ATL, NITI Aayog
India

More about Kuppulakshmi Krishnamoorthy


Kuppulakshmi, fondly known as Kuppu, heads the Zoho for Startups program globally. She has been part of Zoho's growth story for about a decade, and bridging the gap between businesses and technology has been her core area of work. She focuses on strategic alliances between Zoho and various startup bodies such as State Governments, Incubators, Accelerators, and other stakeholders. She is a mentor to various startups and guides them on pitching, design thinking, and on using EQ while hiring new talents while setting up the vision and culture of the startup. Is a sought-after keynote speaker on topics like future skills, emotional intelligence, and human element of technology.


Her extensive experience of being a softskills and communication trainer and a voice&accent specialist, strengthen her expertise in story telling, and she is a great fan of "explain-it-like-I am-five" concept.


Kuppu believes that the best way to live life is to be useful to others, and she strives to find a balance between giving and taking. She is an active volunteer with various socially-impacting projects, and is a chief trainer and mentor for Project PUTHRI - that intends to empower 10,000 girl children from underprivileged background, every year.


She is also a mentor-volunteer at Team Everest NGO, YSEALI (Young SouthEast Asian Leaders Initiative), and Wedu.


She is an ambivert, reads a lot of non-fiction, writes, sings, paints, dances, practices sustainable living, and is also a foodie who can cook. Is a hands-on mom to a super-active 8-year-old, and has plants for pets. 


Recently,  her life-journey has been featured in Makers India - Women Who Make India.

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