Vikas Chalapati Guntur has joined the WRI India Operations team as a Senior Associate and will manage contracts and subgrants for the Energy and Cities programs. He will support budget monitoring, event planning for the Energy program, and also support other core operations initiatives in India.

Vikas has worked with Oracle India Pvt Ltd as Project Accounting Analyst from 2012-14, where he was part of GFIC wing managing consulting projects undertaken by Oracle for the APAC region. He has also worked with Perk.Com Software Pvt Ltd, where he was hired as a Business Development Analyst and worked on monetizing mobile apps. Vikas also handled all internal and external projects there, providing B2B support to SDK users and API partners.

In his free time, he likes to travel or hang out with family and friends. He likes cooking, bartending and creating/designing events.