Shankar is an accomplished Chartered Accountant and Law Graduate, with extensive experience in corporate, academic, and social sectors. He is the founder and former Chief Executive of CimplyFive; a corporate secretarial services platform. Prior to that, during his nearly two decade tenure at Wipro, he excelled as the group corporate treasurer. Subsequently, he led the technology initiative program and academic & pedagogy function at Azim Premji Foundation. As a management consultant, he is dedicated to research, writing, and teaching.