Mr. Raju Venkatraman is presently the Managing Director & CEO of Medall Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. Earlier, he was the Joint Managing Director at Firstsource Solutions Limited.
Mr. Raju is a serial entrepreneur that pioneered BPO in the USA and India. Mr. Raju’s career in technology outsourcing began with EDS. In EDS, Raju spearheaded the applications outsourcing business (now called BPO) in a variety of verticals including Healthcare, Manufacturing and Federal Government. Raju left a successful career at EDS in 1991 and became a pioneer in outsourcing by launching Vetri Systems, an offshore outsourcing company. Scaling his original company to nearly 4,000 employees, he sold it to Lason, U.S.A, in 1998. He served as the President, Data Management Services at Lason and was responsible for more than 7,500 employees. In early 2002, he resigned from Lason and launched Sherpa Business Solutions & Rev IT. In 2005, Raju sold Rev IT & Sherpa Business Solutions to ICICI One Source. He became the Joint Managing Director of ICICI One Source which was renamed as First Source Solutions Ltd (FSL). Raju was a key board member in growing FSL to 23,000 employees. In 2009, Raju left FSL to start Medall.
Medall Healthcare Pvt Limited was launched in October 2009, with a vision to serve 6 million people in India. Medall has over 12 Centers in South India and owns leading brands like Precision Diagnostics in Chennai and Clumax Diagnostics in Bangalore. It employs over 550 people and 55 radiologists. Medall recently won the Andhra Government private-public partnership to outsource the radiology & imaging service in 4 Government hospitals.
Mr. Raju was named Indian Entrepreneur of the Year in 2000 and is a recognized expert and speaker in the field of business process outsourcing. He is a chemical engineering graduate from IIT, Chennai, and holds an executive MBA from IIM, Ahmadabad.
Mr. Raju is a member of YPO (Young Presidents Organization) and founding member of WPO (World President’s Organization) in Chennai. Raju serves on the Board of American International School, Chennai, and Polaris Software & Prodapt Business Solutions.