Shankar is an engineer with an MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur. He has over 30 years of industry experience in large companies as well as startups. He has been COO at Airtel, President at Tata Communications, COO at Redbus and CEO of Medybiz Pharma. He is currently the founder and CEO of Snaxsmart which is in the food vending space. He is currently working on a new venture related to vending under the brand Smartvendz.