Board Of Directors

Dr. BharatLohani – Chairman

Dr. Lohani has 15+ years’ experience in Geospatial domain. He specializes in the area of GIS, Remote Sensing, land surveying, and especially laser scanning from terrestrial, mobile and airborne platforms. He has completed and coordinated several innovative research and development projects in these areas and conducted many short term courses. Dr. Lohani is a member of several professional bodies including the fellow of Institution of Surveyors, India and Co-Chair at ISPRS WGV/2. He has published his work in various Technical and Research Journals and is also on the reviewer/editorial boards of several journals. Dr. Lohani is well connected with the national and international Geo-informatics industry leaders and Government organizations in India.

Mr.Arun Kumar Sharma – Director

Mr. Arun Kumar Sharma, Chief Executive Officer of Highways Sector of GMR Group is a Bachelor of Civil Engineering. His work experience spans over 30 years with various organizations which include Indian Railways as Assistant Engineer to Chief Engineer from 1983 to 1998, as General Manager and Group General Manager of Rites Limited from 1998 to 2008 and with Tata Realty and Infrastructure Limited as Head and VP-Transport between 2008 and 2011, prior to joining GMR Group as Chief Executive Officer of Highways Sector.

Mr. SrinivasaraoI.V.–Director

Mr.Srinivasarao I.V. was the Chief Financial Officer – Construction Division of the GMR Group. He joined GMR Group in 1993. He holds a master’s degree in commerce and a bachelor’s degree in law. He was also a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He had over 31 years of work experience and in the past has worked with Goldstar Group, Lumino Lamps Limited, Sonar Caps & Lamps Limited, Assam Petrochemicals Limited and Life Insurance Corporation of India, before joining GMR Group..

Mr. Govindarajalu T – Director

Mr.Govindarajulu was the Chief Financial Officer-Corporate Integration Group of the GMR Group. He was in this position from October, 2011 onwards prior to which he was in charge of Strategic Planning Group for Corporate Services of GMR Group. He was a Graduate in Commerce and also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Institute of Company Secretaries of India and Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India. He had over 27 years of experience and before joining GMR Group in June 2007, he had worked in various key positions in RashtriyaIspat Nigam Limited, an integrated steel manufacturer owned by Government of India, for a period of 22 years.

Mr. Balaji Nagarajan – Whole Time Director & CEO

Mr. Balaji Nagarajan is a young entrepreneur who has tirelessly worked to establish Geokno India Private Limited in its fledgling years. He has over-all responsibility for the timely completion of projects, delivery of products and services of Geokno. This includes responsibility for people, services and external and internal operations. Balaji has more than two years of experience in the technology sector with significant expertise in a wide range of geospatial domain including GIS, Remote Sensing, Image Processing as well as Lidar. Prior to founding Geokno, he served as a Sr. Research Associate in Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. Balaji earned his postgraduate degrees in Remote Sensing from Anna University. He has completed his M.Tech research project from IITKanpur where he developed a web-based Spatial Information system for IITKanpur. He holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Physics from Madurai Kamaraj University.

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