Sayaji Rao (K. S. Rao) is a serial and successful entrepreneur with over 32 years of experience in the business world. His business acumen and skills include building new ventures from the ground up into successful enterprises giving him deep knowledge of the different facets of business like operations, marketing, finance and organizational leadership. With a fantastic track record in business, he is a high net worth individual with strong business acumen who has the courage, will, vision, foresight and knowledge to steer companies towards prosperity.
He established Innovative Tech Pack Ltd as a start up in early 1990s when packaging using PET was an innovative concept that hadn’t hit the Indian market in full force yet. Recognizing the potential of this market opportunity, he established this company that was then a pioneer and now a reputed name within the Indian packaging industry. Now, PET has become a popular product and has wide applications. Nurturing and growing the company from its modest roots to one with an expected turnover of Rs. 100 crores in 2013-14 and a bottom line of Rs. 14 crores. The company recently acquired a smaller competitor to add impetus to its already strong growth curve and now has three state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in India.
While ITPL is his primary focus, he has other business interests in the Entertainment (Film Theatre and Distribution), Multiplex Development, Construction (Residential Buildings and Malls), Information Technology and Medical Transcription, Gems and Jewelry industries.
Apart from business, he is an active member of prestigious industry bodies and professional interest groups like PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry, All India Institute of Plastic Manufacturers Association, All India Pet Manufacturers Association, Gems and Jewelry Export Promotion Council. He has also been appointed as Vice President of prestigious Secunderabad Club in Hyderabad.
He is a science graduate from Bombay University with a Masters in Business Administration.