Sagitaur Ventures Pvt Ltd.
B V Naidu is currently the Chairman of the Sagitaur Ventures Pvt
Ltd., a holding company with interest in IT/Telecom,
Semiconductor, Green Energy and Core infrastructure.
Till recently Mr. Naidu was the Group CEO, VANPIC Projects.
Earlier to which he was the Managing Director of SemIndia and
A seminal role was played by him in the growth of the IT
Industry in India in his capacity as Director of Software
Technology Parks of India (Ministry of Communication & IT, DIT)
He is very proactive in the industry as a founding member of
the Indian Institute of Information Technology and a member of
the Karnataka Chief Ministerís Task Force on Information
Technology, Founding Director, IIT Bangalore, Director
Karnataka IT fund, and currently the Adviser, IESA.
During his tenure at STPI, Mr. Naidu was instrumental in
breaking the monopoly of VSNL by creating an alternate
international communications carrier for the IT industry. He
facilitated the growth of the software exports from less than
$ 5 million with 13 companies to $ 11.0 billion from more than
1800 companies in Bangalore by 2007.
He was successful in creating an efficient non-bureaucratic
Govt. organization with corporate efficiency. Many revenue
generating initiatives like the International Communication
Services, Internet Services, Data Centre, Disaster Recovery
Centre and High End Consulting assignments were a success.
Mr. Naidu brings over 23 years of rich experience, he has been
actively engaging with the Industry, Government Departments
and Academic Institutions in creating a Techno Economic Eco
System in Bangalore.
Mr. Naidu has been at the fore front of building the Karnataka
/ Bangalore IT as a global brand through active participation
in internal trade shows and speaking at international road
shows and conferences.
Prior to his stint at Bangalore Mr. Naidu served at Delhi in
project ERNET and was instrumental in bringing in the first
ever E-mail network, and first Internet Node into the country
Mr. Naidu holds a Masterís Degree in Electronics (Applied
Electronics) from Madras Institute of Technology, and
Bachelor's degree in Electronics & Communication, from Andhra