We have on our Show Today, Digital Transformation Evangelist, Nagarajan Maran, Founder & CEO of Chennai-based company, Kaar Technologies (www.kaartech.com).
Maran, a Class ’94 Production Engineer from PSG Tech, Coimbatore, hails from a reputed family in Dindigul. His father is a retired Professor, and his Mother is an experienced Farm owner and agriculturalist who strongly believes in Organic Farming. Being a 1st Gen Entrepreneur from his Family, Maran’s strong faith in working for the cause of Entrepreneurship propelled him to found Kaar Technologies along with a group of his friends. Within a decade, they scaled the organization to 350 Crores INR.
Kaar Tech, a focussed Global SAP Consulting organization and a Market Leader in GCC in SAP Consulting, is a Trend-Setter among the top Indian Companies collaborating with SAP in Digital Transformation, Implementation of ERP and Automation of core business processes using SAP’s native On-Prem and Cloud technologies. Maran is a stalwart leader par excellence, driving a workforce of 1500+ strong professionals in 10+ Countries on 2000+ assignments of Prestigious Fortune 500 Global Customers of Repute.
Maran has successfully been nurturing and accomplishing his vision of creating world class SaaS products and transforming Kaar Tech into a global SaaS Leader, with able assistance from the passionate, relentless and committed leadership of the Founders. Kaar Tech is greatly poised to explore the latest market trends in Cloud, Analytics, IOT, Blockchain, RPA, AI/ML & Mobility, leveraging both SAP and its own indigenous solutions.
Maran has propelled the Company to dizzy heights in the Global SAP Market, securing multi-level global awards like CII-Best Entrepreneur of the Year 2022, Vodafone Ready for Big League, ICICI-Crisil Best ITES SME, D&B 100 best SME, in addition to bestowed Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards for SAP Implementations and multiple SAP Hackathon awards.
Maran’s astute business management skills and Kaar Tech’s sheer brilliance in the SAP Global market have added one more feather to Kaar Tech’s cap, by recently acquiring a US-based Company for USD 10mn, with a huge round of Private Equity Funds.
Maran, a globally acclaimed leader par excellence in SAP Consulting, serves as a Charter Member of TiE, Regional Council Member of NASSCOM (Trade body of Indian IT Companies) and has been a key member and Angel Investor in The Chennai Angles & Keiretsu Angel forums. Maran is an avid reader and a strong patron of the Tamil language. An intrepid connoisseur of cuisine, and a multi-Lingual Guest Speaker, he has delivered Key-Note Addresses on Leadership, Scaling, Growth, Business Ethics and Professional Entrepreneurship at leading Business Forums and Media. Maran is also the author of a book, “Transform – Digital Help”, a new-age guide to Digital Transformation for small and medium-sized enterprises, packed with real world examples, case studies and a nuanced exploration of the complexities of Digital Transformation.
Maran, a philanthropist of repute and an active contributor to Social Causes like flood relief and natural disasters, founded Kaar Arakattalai http://kaartrust.org, the CSR-arm of his Company Kaar Technologies, which works for the cause of education of under-privileged children, especially the children of farmers, war-widows and the differently abled, in rural areas across the State. The Trust has provided educational scholarships to 11000+ students across Tamil Nadu and continues to educate the under-privileged across the nation.