Management Team

S R Gopalan, Founder - Chairman

S.R. Gopalan, Founder-Chairman, Bizworth, is also the founder and CEO of Dawn Consulting (, a firm that provides Financial Strategy and Implementation support to enterprises in the stage of formation or transformation.  The choice of this space is a reflection of the common issues that face both companies that need to restructure and those that are in the start up phase.  For running enterprises with a complete finance and legal team, Dawn provides advise at a strategic level, with a finance/corporate strategy bias.  For early stage companies, Dawn works with a network of service providers in areas such as legal, accounting, tax and audit to provide a broad based service.  Having serviced over 250 clients, the firm has built a successful track record.

Gopalan is a Chartered Accountant and All-India Gold Medalist Cost Accountant.  He founded Dawn Consulting in 1999, after a successful corporate career spanning 23 years in Finance and General Management.  Most recently he was President of Wipro Finance and a member of Wipro’s Corporate Executive Council.  Prior to that he was Vice President of Finance and Planning at Wipro InfoTech.  Before joining Wipro, he worked with Union Carbide in senior positions.

Gopalan brings to Bizworth his expertise in solving corporate strategy challenges of organizations to catalyze their corporate development and transformation plans.

'Suri' J Suri, Co-Founder  & President Valuation Services

Suri is also  the Founder & CEO of Suri Consultants Pvt. Ltd,  a Financial and Corporate Advisory firm that has completed 25 years of successful, continuous service since its incorporation in 1980.

Suri has advised clients in the areas of joint ventures and collaboration, M&As, corporate valuation, financial restructuring and strategy. He has also built considerable expertise in the areas of corporate funding  ,treasury management, debt and equity placement, and capital markets.

Suri is a qualified Chartered Accountant, and also holds a Master’s Degree in Commerce.  He  is  a  member  of  AIMA, FICCI , and  is  the immediate past Chairman of the Finance, Capital Markets & Foreign Investment Committee  of The Bangalore Chamber of Industry & Commerce . He is an Independent member on the Board of Directors of Indian as well as global companies. He has been a regular speaker and panelist at seminars and workshops in various countries.
Suri’s understanding of the dynamics of financial and capital markets helps Bizworth and its clients to develop the right solutions to harness their Iintellectual Capital and achieve holistic corporate valuations.

Vijay Kumar, President, IP Consulting

Vijay Kumar is a Management Consultant in the area of Intellectual Capital. He offers advisory services in areas like IP strategy, IP valuation, and Royalty/Licensing agreements.  He has had a successful 20-year corporate tenure of building and managing companies in India.

Vijay was the CEO of Mindteck, a listed global embedded software services company, was instrumental in setting up the software engineering center for Tektronix, USA at Bangalore, was the COO of Raffles Software, a subsidiary of the $2.5 billion Singaporean conglomerate, MD of Many streams, a VC funded US based Product company and MD of Citec India, a subsidiary of Citec Information, Finland, one of the largest technical information management companies in the world.   He is a visiting faculty at the IIM-Bangalore and offers management programs in the area of Intellectual Capital.  Vijay is an electronics engineer with an MBA
from RPI, USA.

For more information contact SR Gopalan at +91 80 41142626
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