Atul Prabhakar

Sanjay Karkhanis

Atul Prabhakar



Atul has over two decades of Global Technology Business experience across multiple Geographies, Business Domains and Technologies. He has worked in Operational as well as Management roles with major firms like Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd., Times of India, Tata Consultancy Services, ITC Consulting, Government eMarketplace in India and with firms like Fujitsu and top SAP America Partner firms in the U.S.A, before transitioning to the Startup Ecosystem over past years. He has built and managed global practices and businesses in New Gen areas like Artificial Intelligence etc, and earlier in areas like Enterprise Applications / SAP and Business Consulting. He led global Technology and Consulting businesses, recruited and managed a large number of Information Technology Professionals in the US, managed major Enterprise Clients globally, and worked hands-on with multiple Consulting / Transformation assignments across a wide variety of business domains. He was also deputed in an Innovation Consulting role by the Center for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Government of India.

Over the past years, Atul has been deeply involved in areas like Artificial Intelligence / Internet of Things etc and Co-founded as well as mentored prominent startups in these areas. He has built and led Global AI and Automation businesses at prominent AI Startup firms and has extensively advised and helped a large number of major Global Enterprise & Product Clients as well as major Government initiatives on their AI Adoption journey, leveraging his background in Business Domains, Business Consulting and AI / Deep Tech.  He has also led the overall Technology function and AI Initiatives at Government eMarketplace, a major initiative of Indian Government.

He has been frequently invited as a Key AI & Innovation Speaker by prominent bodies like NASSCOM, Dun & Bradstreet etc, in prestigious Technology Forums and CXO Roundtables.

City: Atul lives in Bengaluru, India

Languages: He is fluent in English, Hindi and Punjabi


Management Consulting

Strategy Consulting


Mentoring for Startups

Innovation and Entrepreneurship


B.Tech, Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur

MBA, Jamanalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai