Board member, Sylvant Advisors, RubanBridge, and Add On Gyan; Advisor, VNIR Bio Tech. M. Chandrasekaran is a member of the board of Sylvant Advisors and RubanBridge. Till recently, he was corporate advisor to the Manipal Education and Medical Group, co chairperson of the Innovation and Incubation Centre of the Manipal University and a member of the board of Stempeutics. Earlier, he was founder exec chairman of the technology start up-Impulsesoft Pvt Ltd, a provider of short range wireless solutions and was an advisor / member of the board of several fast-growing companies in India including publicly listed companies like 3i Infotech, Sasken, Aztec Software and also been an advisor to ChrysCapital and IDFC PE, two of the largest PE funds in India. He has been one of the prime movers of the PGSM programme for working IT professionals at IIMB. He writes regularly on corporate matters. He has a degree in engineering from College of Engineering, Guindy and a PGDBA from IIMA.