Jayadev Mahalingam

Director - Strategic Alliances at UpGrad

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


1250 /30mins

Short Biography

A True Blood Entrepreneur As a single founder, i have helped convert my vision into a product, manage a team of 30 people , raise a Seed round of USD 500k, establish a Go-to-market, gain traction and create a serious dent in the Recruitment industry. Major activities: - Vision - Product evangelizing - Project Management - Go To Market Strategies - Marketing Strategies & Channel identification - Setting the "Culture" of the organization - Revenues of USD 300K - Everything under the sun to keep the company going Specialties: Perseverance, Will to succeed. Truly trying to disrupt the Hiring industry! Organizing the highly unorganized Recruitment consultant market through PiQube (www.piqube.com) PiQube is a hiring platform that uses MACHINE LEARNING and ANALYTICS to help you hire in hours, stuff that you do in weeks !


Director - Strategic Alliances, UpGrad

May 2017 to Present

Founder, PiQube

Oct 2014 to Feb 2017

Do google for PiQube :)

Founder, Drone Network

Jan 2012 to Jan 2015

Recruitment services organization

Founder, Work Protocols

May 2008 to Jun 2012

Recruitment consultants - Team of 35 resources


BE - Mechanical Engg, SRM

May 2000 to May 2004

Push pixels...
Shovel coal into server...
Create mockups...
Defend the wall...
Draft storyboard...
Disrupt an industry...
Achieve profitability...
Become a unicorn...
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