Raju Chinthala

Raju Chinthala
Founder & President
​Indiana India Business Council

Company Description:  Indiana India Business Council is a membership based business advocacy group that provides services to its members and leadership in strengthening economic ties between Indiana and India. Our vision is to build a positive bi-lateral environment between Indianaand India that supports a spirit of economic partnership and to be a “trusted advisor” in promoting trade and business collaboration.

Experience Summary: Raju is a successful entrepreneur, civic and a community leader as well as a foreign relations advocate with a passion to promote business, cultural, and diplomatic exchange between disparate communities. He is a key player in State of Indiana negotiations with major Indian corporations, resulting in new international investments and job growth for the citizens of Indiana, including a 2017 investment decision by Infosys, Ltd. that will create 3000 new, well-paying jobs to Indianapolis by 2023 and to build a U.S. education center as part of a $245 million Infosys campus near Indianapolis International Airport. Holding a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University and a Master’s Degree in Speech and Hearing from All India Institute of Speech & Hearing, Mysore, India, he has garnered several awards including the recipient of Sagamore of the Wabash Award from Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb in 2017 & Governor Mike Pence in 2015. IDEC member since 2021.