He holds the distinction of implementing ‘24X7’ audit systems in the entertainment industry for the first time in the country.
Devarajan Venkat (Dev) was born in Kerala but grew up in Mumbai in a Tam Bram family. Academic pursuits and corporate rat race consumed the first innings of his life. He launched his second innings with a debut novel Entruppted which is a fictional account of non-fictional experiences.
Whenever he is not caught up with the writing bug, he mentors entrepreneurs across the globe; by validating their thoughts and ideas. For a select few, he carves out a smooth road map of growth through the corporate jungle. He considers himself fortunate to get an opportunity to change the lives of some entrepreneurs who have attained an exit to glory. Having closely worked with celebrities and family managed companies, he has a deep understanding of the mind set of entrepreneurs and promoters.
He is a chartered accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mumbai University. He has also passed the Limited Insolvency Examination with distinction under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.
Dev was accredited with the nomination for CNBC CFO of the year in 2006 and successfully got featured on the cover of the CFO Asia magazine. He was also on the cover of CFO India -anniversary issue November 2010, as one of the leading CFOs of India. He holds the distinction of implementing ‘24X7’ audit systems in the entertainment industry for the first time in the country.
He loves singing and dances to the tunes of people he loves.