Kumar Bakthavatchalu is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a postgraduate topper in Management. He has close to three decades of experience in starting-up new global companies in India, business operations and project management across diverse industries, including NBFC, FMCG, Hospitality and Information Technology. Currently, Kumar is a Director at MathWorks India and wears multiple hats in his role. He has been instrumental in the expansion of MathWorks offices in India starting with an 11,000 Sft. office and growing to 350,000 Sft. Kumar comes with experience in varied functions – Finance & Compliance, Taxation, Revenue Accounting & Controls, Facilities Management & Real Estate, Customer Support as well as Human Resources. Kumar believes in a disciplined approach and strives to add value in whatever he does. He loves interacting with people and has a special interest in design and architecture.