John Victor Arun Kumar

Project Director/Head-MSME

John is a Project Director/Head-MSME at IFMR LEAD and currently oversees the organization’s MSME and Entrepreneurship research portfolio. John has 10 years of experience in the Development Sector and has a special interest in SME growth. He has worked at Tata Consultancy Services in implementing a Computer-Based Functional Literacy Training program as part of the Entrepreneurship Development program of Bharatiya Yuva Shakthi Trust at Confederation of Indian Industries and has partnered in setting up a SME consulting firm. His core areas of work are project design, implementation and monitoring & evaluation. John holds a Master’s degree from the Madras School of Social Work and Bachelor of Computer Science from the Madras university. He has been with the organization since 2011.