Rahul Karnani

Rahul Karnani has over 18 years of experience in management, marketing and business development. He has worked with leading interior design, architecture, publishing and advertising firms such as JJA Architects Pvt Ltd, Business Gyan, Atheos, MAA Bozell. Handled clients like Deloitte, Madura Garments, Coats India, Applied Materials, General Motors, Unisys.

He comes from a family of successful serial entrepreneurs. Some of the private limited companies started by Rahul’s family are Aarkay Wire Industries, pioneers in drawing and galvanising in South India, dealing with ferrous wire drawing. Ispat Wires Pvt Ltd, one of the biggest units in South India manufacturing ferrous drawing and annaling. Foretell Business Solutions, a business consulting and commodity analysis firm. Foretell launched the Gold Event, one of the biggest and most sought after event in the world. Chevur Chemicals Pvt Ltd is one of the biggest manufacturers of copper oxychloride COC, pesticides for agriculture. After a good valuation, each of the above companies were successfully acquired. Swastic Industries, the current business the family is into are manufacturers of irrigation sprinkler systems. Rahul holds an MBA in Marketing and his articles on business and marketing have appeared in various magazines, and his articles on fitness have been showcased in the news daily The Hindu. His favourite artist is Salvador Dali and he is an ardent admirer of the surrealist movement, film and art.

He is an individual investor. His other venture primarily deals with end to end financial planning and wealth management. He is an associate at IIFL Securities and is a franchise of Kotak Securities.