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Belgaum’s Kiran Kulkarni in Super rich list of Businessworld

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c29june09_magazineMr. Kiran Kulkarni is the Co-founder/ Managing Director of Geodesic Limited who hails from Belgaum has sought 239th place in the India’s Super Rich 2009 in the Businessworld Issue Dated 23-29 June 2009). His net worth in 2008 was Rs.165.42 crores in 2009 it is Rs.108.72 crores.geo

 Kiran did his schooling from St.Pauls and Pre University from GSS. He then pursued his engineering from Gogte Institute of Technology in B. E., Electronics and Communication.

 He helped the company to create successful products viz. Bazaar (A B2B/ B2C engine), Mundu interoperable instant messenger and a strong content aggregation tool.

He was part of the team that positioned the company to trail-blaze onto the Internet, into 2004 and beyond. He was a part of the team that created products that are fun, powerful, and easy to use.

 kiran-kulkarniMr. Kiran Kulkarni is the Co-founder/ Managing Director of Geodesic Limited and has held the helm since Geodesic’s inception in 1999. An Electronics and Communication Engineer, Kiran is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the company and works with Geodesic’s development team to turn great ideas into useful software solutions. Kiran has led Geodesic to be the only Indian company to be ranked by Red Herring as one of the top 100 innovative companies in the world in 2006. Kiran pioneered a low cost value communication and collaboration system for the enterprise as well as a consumer. Kiran has one of the best long-term track records in the industry and was a Co-founder/ Director of Aftek Ltd prior to Geodesic. After a 12 year stint and a market capitalization of US$ 300 million or Rs. 12000 million, Kiran retired from Aftek’s board to pursue building a brand out of


An expert in networking and web technologies, Kiran is the winner of ‘The Indira Super Achiever Award’ – aimed at recognizing professional talent that has made a difference.

Kiran has been part of technology companies for over two decades and is an active environmentalist. Kiran is passionate about agriculture, building Robots and driving his battery operated car in Mumbai.

12 thoughts on “Belgaum’s Kiran Kulkarni in Super rich list of Businessworld”

  1. Congrats Mr Kulkarni,
    I wish you soon start your devlopment centre at Belgaum, need more IT boost here , I hope and wish you are reading me


    Satish Kumar

  2. Congrates Mr. Kiran Kulkarni,

    Nice to read about your achivements and we proud of you as you are belgaumite…We hope you will invest your talent to start-up something in belgaum which will help to grow our belgaum and our India…

    Best of luck for your future…

  3. Great work Kiran !!

    I alway felt proud all my life being a Paulite, now I feel that I too am missing something…

    Also there was a paulite again who got a Award for dentistry resently..

    Good wishes for your future..

    [email protected]

  4. Dear Kiran,
    I am from Belgaum too. I also did my schooling from St. Pauls & later shifted to St. Xavier's. Pre University also from GSS Science Collage. Engg from Dharwad.
    Dear Kiran by any chance do you have a sister whose name is Kirti & marriede to Doddannawar family. If so then I know you & your family.
    My e-mail ID is [email protected]. Please do take out some time for replying this mail.

    kiran Kulkarny

  5. Dear sir,
    I am from goa i read u r success story
    Keep it up sir give me your mobile number
    I am land owner of sadashiv nager Belgavi
    This is my contact details 8275539044


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