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Executive Team

Colonel Ravi Gupta

Chief Executive Officer

Colonel Ravi Gupta is an alumni of ‘National Defence Academy’ and 'Defence Services Staff College', Wellington. He has served in the Indian Army for 23 years. During his service he has been part of operations in Sri Lanka (IPKF), Kargil and UN Mission in Angola. He is also a post graduate from IIT Bombay in Power Systems. After commanding a Specialist Engineer Regiment he bit the corporate bullet in 2005. He joined, i-mint, a start up in the Loyalty domain, as head of Operations which got acquired by PAYBACK Germany and subsequently by American Express. As CEO of RuralShores he believes it is now his time to payback to society! 

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Maharaja Gokulavasan

Executive Vice President

Maharaja is an alumni of Loyola College, Chennai. He has overall experience of 34 years. He has been part of operations in Ashok Leyland Finance, Karur Vysya Bank, IDBI Bank, HDFC Bank, Tata Consultancy Services and Standard Chartered Scope International for 20 years. Attracted by its mission of providing sustainable rural employment, he joined RuralShores in the year 2009 at the startup stage and has been having a fantastic journey for the past 14 years. In RuralShores, he is currently delivering the BPO and KPO services of strategic clients. In the past he has also handled Service Excellence and Corporate Functions (HR, Finance, IT and Admin) at RuralShores.

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Prem Aiyappa

Senior Vice President

Prem Aiyappa is a veteran with over 24 years of experience in Client Engagement and other client facing roles in both domestic and International processes. He has been associated with the RuralShores from the past 14 years. His passion for agriculture and a post-graduation degree in Rural Development, has been a key force in understanding the Rural Workforce and their needs to succeed in the processes being delivered from our centers. He has donned several hats over his long tenure with the organization and has grown from his role of managing a center to heading Service delivery for couple of key accounts for the organization.

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