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Dr. Christopher Richard

Founder and Managing Director, G7CR Technologies

Dr. Christopher Richardwas born and raised in Bangalore and has been an entrepreneur since starting his own Milk Distribution Business at the age of 14. Being Born in a lower middle-class family, he worked various part time jobs during his short formal education period, dropping out of college In the 12th grade. He soon discovered his strength in understanding logical systems and this led to his unmeasurable passion towards technology. With his unstoppable desire to make a difference in the corporate world, he became one of the most sought-after Business Intelligence and Artificial Intelligence consultant in India.

He setup his first technology consulting firm in 2009 and worked closely with Microsoft in evangelising and bringing cloud adaption to India. He was one of the early adapters of cloud and has been associated with Microsoft Azure ever since its launch and became one of the best in the market, way ahead of his competitors. With his Extensive consulting experience across business verticals his technology venture grew to become India No 1 Cloud Consulting Firm with 100% YoY growth. As part of growing his consulting Business he Acquired small tech firm named G7 Tech Solution, renamed it to G7CR technologies and has built it over the past 7 years to 100 + Crores in Revenue and employed over 1000 people, with his intense desire to deliver 'one-of-its-kind' services to its client and to create great business value for its customers he has been responsible for disrupting the very way of business is done and team are built.

In 2018 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate By the French university “Ecole Supérieure Robert de Sorbon” for his experience in Business Administration.

G7CR has been recognised globally for its technical capabilities driving cloud success journeys for businesses from industry verticals such as Banking, Insurance, Manufacturing, Healthcare, PSUs, Education, Retail and IT.

Dr. Christopher Richard has been awarded as “Global Indian of the Year 2018-19”AsiaOne Magazine & UWG Media. Recognised as “Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Innovation in Technology) 2017)”.



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