Sudhakar Rao studied Mechanical Engg at graduate level and went to IIM, Bangalore for Post Graduate Program in Management.
Sudhakar Rao started his career as Brand Manager and moved up as SBU Head and Director. In a career spanning over 20 yrs, Sudhakar Rao played multiple roles of Branding, Marketing, P & L responsibilities, Corporate Relations, International Operations etc.
In the last 2 decades of fast track work life, Sudhakar Rao dealt with sectors like Textiles, Food and Education where he not only launched many brands but also nurtured them towards their rightful position in the market place.
At ICFAI, Sudhakar Rao is the Head of Branding for the entire Group that includes 11 ICFAI Universities, 9 ICFAI Business Schools, 7 Tech Schools, 5 Law Schools and a huge Distance Learning Program.
He is also the official spokesperson for the ICFAI Group.