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Phanindra Sama

Venture Advisor

“I love innovative businesses that change our world. I am deeply interested in learning new perspectives and disruptions that make our world better.“

Phanindra Sama

About Phanindra

Phanindra Sama is the founder of redBus, the world’s largest online bus ticketing company, Subseq, and Kakatiya Sandbox, a social impact venture based in his hometown of Nizamabad. Currently he serves the Government of Telangana as the chief innovation officer, and is on the board of T-Works, India’s largest hardware prototyping center.

Phani is a Young Global Leader (YGL) at the World Economic Forum, and has twice appeared on Fortune’s “40 under 40” list. Phani holds a B.E (Hons) with distinction from BITS-Pilani, studied Responsible Leadership and Sustainable Business Practices at the Swedish Institute, and Economics and Psychology at Stanford University, and received the Chevening Fellowship from King’s College London.

Disclaimer: Operating/Venture Advisors are not full-time employees of WestBridge, but serve as consultants to WestBridge and/or its affiliated entities in a limited capacity

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