Chaitanya Kalipatnapu



Chaitanya is Co-founder and Executive Director of Emeritus, part of the Eruditus Group. He has over 20 years of experience in executive education. He spearheads the group’s global consumer business and Latin American operations, besides working on university collaborations.Prior to Eruditus, Chaitanya worked at Sun Microsystems and later at INSEAD Business School. He graduated in Information Systems from B.I.T.S, Pilani and holds an MBA degree from INSEAD, where he is now a visiting lecturer. He served as the President of INSEAD Alumni Association – India. He is the recipient of the “Distinguished Alumnus” award at B.I.T.S., Pilani and the “Life long Learning Lauréate” award by Berkeley Haas. He is also the patron of Kalipatnapu Foundation, which focuses on initiatives of access to high quality education. Chaitanya is passionate about mentoring start-ups, Impact and in taking ideas to action. He enjoys learning everyday – not just at work but also from his children and sports.