Govindan has cumulative work experience of over 27 years in operations and finance. He has deep knowledge of statutory requirements for setting up companies, from a compliance, operations and finance perspective – expertise that is critical for a start-up like OpenTap.
He also brings to the table expertise in excise duty, VAT, PF, ESI and other statutory services with ROC.
Prior to joining OpenTap, Govindan held senior positions in Springfeel Polyurethane Foams Private Limited and South India Corporations (Agencies) Limited. Through both these stints, Govindan anchored statutory, government regulatory requirements and all finance related functions. He was part of the incubating team and played a crucial role in taking the company to its financial goals of revenue and profitability.
He is a keen follower and investor in the stock market and in his free time, helps other individuals invest as well. Social work is also something he is very passionate about and is involved in several community building projects.
This combined with his expertise in working with startups were key driving factors why Govindan opted to take up a full-time role with OpenTap.
Govindan holds a Bachelors’ degree in Commerce from Alagappa Arts College, Karaikudi, Madurai Kamaraj University, India.