Dr. Hari Eppanapally is a financial services professional with over 30 years’ of experience working in different roles with major Wall Street banks, Credit Suisse, Merrill Lynch, BlackRock and Bank of New York Mellon. He is a visionary, an entrepreneur, keynote speaker, mentor and a philanthropist with a passion for healthcare, education, and the environment.
Dr. Eppanapally is an entrepreneur and investor in several disruptive technology companies and serves as Chairman of the Board for the CIC Group, Quibble Genomics Institute and Co-Founder of the GITA Fund. He is the founding board member and serving as the Vice President of Financial Policy Council, a New York based Think Tank organization with amission to connect Wall Street, Main Street and Washington to promote Entrepreneurship.
Dr. Hari Eppanapally is the founding Chairman of the Lead India Foundation (USA) which is founded with the inspiration of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, the 11th President of India, with a mission to provide affordable quality Healthcare, affordable quality Education, Preserve and Protect the Planet for future generations, Develop Spiritual Families to Establish Peace & Harmony in the society and finally Transform Youth into Responsible Citizens and Engage them in Developing the Nation.
Dr. Eppanapally has been a strong advocate for Indian Americans to run for elected offices and has been campaigning for active role in American politics. He was considered by GOP to run for US Congress from New Jersey District 6 in 2014.
Dr. Hari Eppanapally received his B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering from JNTU Hyderabad, a Masters in Computer Science from New Jersey Institute of Technology, and completed an Executive Program in General Management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He is serving as the Global Ambassador and Chairman of the JNTU Hyderabad Alumni Association.
He is also a Board Member of Many Universities in the USA and India. He has a keen interest in investing and promoting education, healthcare and energy sectors.