Konda Vishweshwar Reddy is an entrepreneur with an engineering background. He had spent more than a decade in United States, working initially as a Design engineer in a defense electronics firm in United States. He later promoted Reddy Electronic Corporation which manufactures electronic subassemblies for Defense & Aerospace industry.
In 1991, he sold his business and returned back to India.Back in India, he founded two technology and innovation related businesses and has been a serial entrepreneur ever since. He divested the major stake in Health Care India to the Apollo hospital group. He sold the major IPR’s of Citadel Research and Solutions (formerly known as Citadel Health) to GE and Wipro. He has been MD & CEO of GE-MSIT (1999-2003) and MD & CEO of Wipro-HCIT (2003-2005). With his deep knowledge in Healthcare Informatics, he was a significant contributor to Health Unite, the Government of India project on Standardization in Health Informatics.
Mr. Reddy is currently the Managing Director of Citadel Research and Solutions, a company in which he holds significant stake. Citadel owns a major stake in Medvarsity, an Apollo- NIIT joint venture company. He has also invested and acquired a major stake in Emedlife, a Delhi based Insurance broking firm from the Dabur group.
Mr. Reddy is an angel investor in startup companies including Sristek, a CRO and Adventure trails India. Mr. Reddy is also a founder Director of Apollo Health Street – an IT, ITES Company. His other businesses include real-estate, algorithmic trading, mechanical design and retirement homes.