Leadership

Shekar Rajan - Founder & Chairman

College champ in Athletics, with 20 years of Management and Leadership training, founder of www.atmospheretraining.com. An industrial Engineer with international training certifications but always wanting to play football in between his training schedule, his father, uncles and brother are all state and national level footballers.

So the CORE of this engineer is always a football, even today you will see him give ....a run for 20 years old players, he plays with passion and desire to win always.

Laxman - Founder & CEO

Lives and breaths Football.

A midfielder and captain of many teams, who rattles goalkeepers and cross bars with his pile-driver power shooting, a finance professional for whom a football on his feet is a better asset than anything in the world.

His grip on football statistics are better than stock market numbers. Has an eye to spot talent on the field and managing people and business relationships are his second nature.

Faustino Rosario - Co-Founder & Adviser

You will find him to be an upbeat, intrinsically motivated team player, eternally positive, irritatingly committed, contagiously happy, a student at heart with excellent communication skills.

Simply WAS a University level footballer who shamelessly quit to pursue Engineering in Electronics and Masters in Business at OU. He is a Lean specialist, ASQ Six Sigma BB, CPPAP MBTI and an entrepreneur. Finally as a striker has hit a HAND of GOD, to become a SOCCERprenuer!!!

A friend Unknownananda famously said Once a footballer will always be a footballer. The prophecy has come true, a full circle. He has track record of being clear, fast, energetic and leaving you happy!!!!

A Sports evangelist, he is the Co-Founder & Adviser at Kickstart Body-Mind-Soul!!!!

Ba. Mahendhiran - Adviser

He has a deadly eye for details to an extent of being picky and critical but for good reasons "Help People", brings in the most befitting philosophy to KickStart "Greatest Joy is in Serving People"

A highly reputed educationist from south of India running more than 19 institutions ranging from schools, international school, polytechnic, Arts&Science colleges to engineering colleges and more. He has wide and varied interest in business from Education, Information Technology, Textile, Movie production and now catalyzing growth of the beautiful game and importantly fitness.

His industrious, methodical and efficient ways are contagious and fun filled, at KickStart PLAYing is WORKing

He is our Director, but for us he is our Adviser

Vijay Konnur - President of Kickstart Men's Team

Born a software engineer and grown through the ranks to heading the Indian operations for a large European firm, Vijay has always been an entrepreneur at heart and has been part of multiple initiatives and start ups.

Returning to India after spending nearly 20 years in US and Europe, Vijay brings strong overseas connections and network to this organization. As our President of Kickstart Men's Team, Vijay's focus is to ensure Kickstart delivers its on its vision.

Social inclusion of under-privileged kids through football is very close to his heart and mind and is one of his key objectives.

He is our President of Kickstart Men's Team at Kickstart!

Srivatsa S - Director IT

Clear vision to attach IT and manage football.

A tech entrepreneur for the last 18 years with an overall experience of 24 years in the Information Technology industry.

He has worked extensively in the space of IT Product Distribution, IT Consultancy, Information Security Services, Outsourced Product Development Services and Bespoke Software Development.


Ramaraju PVS - Director of Business Alliance

He is a post-graduate in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and technology with an overall experience of 26 years in the pharmaceutical industry.

He worked extensively in manufacturing automation, technology integration, research and development, pharmaceutical engineering, quality operations, supply chain, and operational excellence.

A key part of the management team who drives the outreach of Kickstart as a global brand in football.

Sanjay Arora - Adviser

As Chief Financial Officer with Travelpack Group, Sanjay Arora is responsible for Finance, Performance Management, Treasury Operations and Compliance. Together with other members of the Senior Management team, he is responsible for setting the overall strategic and financial direction of Travelpack Group. Mr. Arora is active in the community service and is plays an Advisory role and will guide us towards strategic planning for growth and branding.

A graduate from Punjab University, India with an honours degree in Commerce, MBA from USA and presently enrolled in Senior Management Program with Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, India.

Peter van de Moesdijk - Adviser

Born in 1951, Peter is a veteran educationist, living near Eindhoven, city of PSV Holland. He has been the Director of Education for highly reputed school in Holland. He started his career as a teacher in the year 1972, has over 43 years of experience across various domains in the field of education and has left a legacy of institutions of high repute.

In his role as a Director education, he has built expertise across curriculum design, sports and technology in holistic education, assessment and evaluation, professional development for teachers, pedagogies based on the theory of Multiple Intelligences, Learning styles in curriculum and administration skills.

His art of spotting children's inherent talents and creating a road map for success by building right ecosystem internally and networking with relevant sports and other partners has been par excellence. He believes in developing soccer for building conduct and character in people by leveraging his deep connection and well oiled network across industries, soccer federation etc in Holland and across Europe.

He is also been a part of AVSenCNV since 1974 and has played a huge role both in Holland and in India towards Poverty Alleviation, improved health, preserving environment...and now will work for development of SOCCER at grassroots with kickstart...look for world class coaching with care, international tie-up, build Xchange program etc... KickStartGameON!!!

He is our Adviser - International Partnership and Tieups

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