Hari V. Krishnan is a seasoned general manager and board director, with two decades of industry leadership in technology organisations across Asia Pacific and the United States. He has spent the last fifteen years helping industries in Asia digitize, and is passionate about driving the positive impact of technology on society. He is an ardent advocate for sustainable urban living solutions.
Hari is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director and a Board Director of PropertyGuru Group. He currently leads a team of over 1,200 employees across Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. As South East Asia’s leading property technology company, PropertyGuru’s marketplaces are the undisputed consumer choice with a clear market share leadership in the region. He currently serves on the Singapore Government’s Future Economy Council Modern Services Sub-committee, and has advised the government on Real estate industry transformation and Skills development.
Prior to PropertyGuru, Hari was the Vice President & Managing Director, APAC & Japan at LinkedIn, having joined the company as the first hire in Asia and built up the business across the region. He has also worked in leadership positions in companies such as Fox Interactive Media, Yahoo! and Cisco.
Hari was recognised with the ‘Distinguished Alumni’ award from his college within the University of Mumbai and was on Business Today’s list of ‘India’s Hottest Young Executives’. He was the 2018 EMBA Commencement speaker at INSEAD, the 2015 MBA commencement ceremony keynote speaker at the SP Jain School of Global Management and is a regular speaker at industry events and at educational institutions like Singapore Management University and IIM-A.
He is an investor and advisor to innovative startups - BillionBricks, Ecosystm, Quadrant.io and HackerTrail. Hari has an MBA from INSEAD and an M.S. in Telecommunications from the University of Colorado.