Shyam Sekar


Shyam Sekar, a catalyst leader with around 22 years of experience is the Chief Mentor and Strategist at Startup Xperts, a consulting firm aimed at supporting Startups and Enterprises in India and abroad.

Startup Xperts has been featured under the ‘Emerging Company of the Year’ category, in the Silicon India Entrepreneur Year Book 2014. He also acts as mentor for Startup Connection (SMB Connect) based in Delhi, for Startup Weekend, a Seattle based, globally spread initiative, and also in the mentor panel of BYST (CII initiative).

Shyam is an Engineer, MBA, and graduated from REC (NIT), Jaipur. He successfully completed an Executive Management Program on Negotiations and Competitive Decision Making from Harvard Business School, Boston, USA.

Shyam has delivered business results in IT and ITES, across global markets encompassing North America, UK, EMEA and APAC. He has successfully built enterprises both from start-up to business steady mode, and expansion of businesses for large multinational conglomerates. Shyam has travelled across 25 countries, and had lived in the US for a few years, till 2012. After returning back, he started to pursue his passion in supporting entrepreneurs to build and accelerate their business growth. He continues to mentor, does executive coaching, leadership development, act as virtual CxO, and as advisory to Board.

Digital marketing has been his passion and he has turned into an evangelist in helping companies (across industries and sizes) right across SEO, SEM, Social Media, Analytics and Cloud. He also writes cover stories, column articles, in the ‘Small Enterprise’ Entrepreneur business magazine. Startup Xperts featured as the Emerging Company of the Year.