Kumara Raghavan is the Head of AWS Startup Sales for India at Amazon Internet Services Private Limited. He leads a diverse team of business domain experts, technical architects, former startup founders, and investors who are focused on enabling startups in the healthtech, gaming, fintech and other industry segments accelerate their speed to delivery and digital transformation.
Kumara and his team assist startups succeed at every stage of their lifecycle – from the time founders conceptualize a startup idea, develop a minimum viable product, acquire their first customers, and scale in India or worldwide. Prior to joining AWS, Kumara spent 15 years at IBM in leadership roles serving markets across Asia, Latin America, Middle East, Africa, and Central Europe. He also spent six years at Lenovo leading strategy and sales for Lenovo’s Software Defined Infrastructure Solutions across Asia Pacific markets.
Kumara is an alumni of IIM Bangalore and National Institute of Technology Surat