Suresh is the Chairman & CEO of Lycos. An entrepreneur with a commitment to building high value businesses, Suresh is responsible for promoting the success of the group and its worldwide functions and sustainability. With over a decade of online marketing and advertising experience, he has a strong understanding of building effective cross-country and cross-cultural business operations. He directs and supervises the group’s strategy and its implementation globally.
Suresh founded two successful companies USAGreetings and Ybrant Technologies. He maintains a global network of trusted relationships with peer entrepreneurs, corporates, partners, institutions and the media. He has consummated, completed and integrated 10 major acquisitions for Ybrant Digital (presently Lycos), coupled with fund raising. The group under his leadership has raised $100 million in equity and debt over a period of 7 years.
Prior to co-founding two successful companies USAGreetings and Ybrant Technologies, he worked in various roles across different industries in Fortune 500 companies, such as Caterpillar, Chrysler, SBC(PacBell) and Charles Schwab.
Suresh holds an M. S. in Engineering from the Iowa State University and a B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.