Pradeep Kumar is the Consultant for the Start Tank Chennai Incubation Program at PayPal. He oversees the Start Tank operations such as identifying new startups, onboarding them, managing the business and technical mentorship programs, and helping in the business review for startups.
Prior to PayPal, Pradeep was working for a multi-million dollar incubator fund focusing on multi-sector early stage startups. He has in-depth experience of working in a variety of areas such as Quality, Consulting, Project Management and Business development across industries such as Telecom, education services and Pharmaceutical in India, USA and Philippines.
He is the author of three best-selling non-fiction books in Tamil and co-founded a startup to sell Tamil e-Books. He has a passion for teaching and has delivered training programs to corporates and campuses covering more than 10,000 students. Pradeep holds a Bachelor's of Technology in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology and MBA from Asian Institute of Management.