Mr. Murali Cherat is a Mechanical Engineer from Madras University 1984 batch. He passed out with highest grade from IIM-Calcutta in Advanced Strategy Management. He worked with Thermax for five years in Selling Capital equipment like Boilers. He then went on to specialise in Fibre Reinforced Plastic from IIT-Chennai. He set up his own business in manufacturing products in Plastics and composites. His company became a well known supplier to Telecom Dept. He then diversified into Automobile servicing. He was associated with the TATA group to run the service centre as a Authorised one by TATA.
Over 12 years, he developed diversified businesses with interest in consulting and Industrial Automation. In Year 2000, he moved to Pune and in next ten years he did many assignments with reputed organisations and specialised in turning around sick companies. The last corporate assignment was with Yash Birla group as CEO. He has wide exposure to global markets and business practices.
During his stay in Pune, he was actively involved in the activities of MMCT as a Trustee. He was so interested in social service that he left a lucrative corporate carrier and went on to become full time volunteer with Isha Foundation, Coimbatore. He worked on a project in establishing revenue stream for setting up 208 schools in the remote villages of Tamil Nadu.
He is now back in corporate world as a Mentor for Reducing The Learning Cycle OF small and medium enterprises entrepreneurs.