Sribharat, the new president to GITAM group of educational institutions, has taken charge on Monday at GITAM campus in the presence of GITAM Society Governing Body Members. Bharat’s paternal grandfather Dr. MVVS Murthi founded GITAM. After sudden demise of GITAM President Dr. MVVS Murthi the Governing Body of GITAM met on Monday and elected Sribharat as new GITAM President. GITAM Society is responsible for establishing GITAM Deemed to be University in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka states with various professional and distance learning programmes. Sribharat holds an undergraduate degree from Purdue University, West Lafayette in B.S.in Industrial Engineering Class of 2010. He also completed a joint degree MBA/MA Education Class of 2016 in Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA USA. After returning to India from Stanford in 2016 he established a 3.5MW solar power plant and led the company’s foray into Solar Power generation. He is also diversifying into Hydro energy and Chemical Waste treatment. He is deeply passionate about utilizing his knowledge and skills to develop renewable energy, sustainable growth and waste management solutions.
Bharat currently serves as Board Member of TiE, Amaravati and Board member and Learning Chair of EO Andhra Pradesh. He is an active member in Hyderabad Angels and Andhra Angels. He is an investor in and advisor of a select group of promising startups.
His past experiences include commissioning of a 460MW Gas based power plant, quality control and operations in Lia Sophia Inc. Chicago, Investment banking at KARVY Financial services, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. His most recent stints during his MBA were in the Innovation Delivery team of the Atlanta Mayor’s office, USA and a marketing immersion in Sheraton Hsinchu, Taiwan.