Born and brought up in Mumbai, Sriram completed his undergraduate studies at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, where he was the co-president of India’s largest student festival, Mood Indigo. He has also been a core member of the Mumbai chapter of SPICMACAY, India’s largest non-profit arts organization that promotes Indian classical music amongst youth, for over 6 years.
After graduating from IIT Bombay, Sriram worked in strategy management consulting in India and USA, and then worked for over 2 years with India’s premier performing arts centre, the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai, as its first Manager – Marketing and Business Development.
Sriram is the Co-Founder and CEO of IndianRaga, an early-stage venture for providing aspiring Indian musicians a technology platform to build sustainable careers. Sriram has been the lead vocalist for original compositions released under the Sonore Unison online record label. Sriram is currently a first year MBA student at MIT Sloan School of Management, and the Co-President of the MIT Sloan Entertainment, Media and Sports (EMS) Club. He shall be interning with Lincoln Center for the first half of summer, working with President Reynold Levy on digital initiatives and international market expansion opportunities. He is then launching the MIT Global Startup Labs initiative in India to enable unique technology-based solutions for the Indian market.