Kartheek holds a BA from Claremont McKenna College in Economics, Accounting and Finance.
Executive Director of SKANDA Group, Prior to moving back to India was a Business Analyst in McKinsey & Company’s Dubai office. Kartheek spent around two years at Mckinsey and has worked primarily on corporate strategy projects.Prior to joining McKinsey, Kartheek worked completed internship at ABCL limited, where he was in charge of logistics in setting up a Television Channel. Prior to this, Kartheek worked at Peepul Advisors (PE firm based in India) and SAIF partners (PE firm, Hong Kong). While at the Peepul Advisors and SAIF Partners, Kartheek had an analyst role supporting more senior partners on matters of research and model building.
The family overall generally operates more as an holding company with significant share in Peepulcapital advisor , Chintalapati Holdings , Sri City Pvt Ltd , Megasoft Ltd and TV9 : Associated Broadcasting Company Pvt Ltd.(ABCL) is promoted by I labs Capital, ABCL started TV9 AP, a 24 hour news channel in 2004. Today it has the following additions TV9 Karnataka, TV9 Gujarat, India Vision, Kolkata TV, TV1, News9, TV9 Mumbai.
TV9 News Channel, SKANDA Aerospace Pvt. Ltd., Sri Power Generations (India) Pvt. Ltd., ilabs
Hotelier- Koyla, Cafe Basilico, Basilico house, Chai Coffi etc., Politics-Samajwadi Party