Rutvik joined Inventus after twelve years of a successful technology industry operating roles in 2011. He has participated in India's fast emerging internet ecosystem since 2007. First with Google in Bangalore where he launched several products including Voice Search, Google Mobile App, SMS Channels and managed Google News globally. Prior to joining Inventus he was CEO of ecommerce startup Taggle in Bangalore. Before Google, he spent six years in the U.S. building internet management software for CA Technologies and another startup.
Rutvik has been actively involved in providing investment advisory services to Fund I & Fund II. He is currently Board Director at Unbxd, eDreams, Aasaanjobs, Healthifyme, Truebil and Sensara. Additionally, he also serves as a board observer at CBazaar, Savaari and MoveInSync.
Rutvik is a charter member of TiE Bangalore and actively mentors entrepreneurs through the TiE platform and other industry bodies. He is a regular speaker at various industry events and is frequently quoted by major news and business publications of India.
He holds a B.Tech. (Industrial Engineering) from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur and an MBA from INSEAD, France. He also holds six patents.