Kannan advises on investment, merger and acquisition opportunities, digital consumer proposition and business processes and practice. He has been involved in numerous sales and acquisitions of all sizes of business and has personally worked in the technology, marketing, branding, digital and data fields for many years. He also works as a mentor and coach to business owners and executives from startups through to corporates.
He has held interim-board and board-advisory positions for major corporates and has worked on numerous major projects of all scales and sizes for clients including Amec, BAT, BBC, British Gas, Burberry, Cisco, The Chartered Institute of Marketing, Harvey Nichols, HP, Johnson and Johnson, Fortnum and Mason, GSK, PIF, Provident Financial, QIF, Reckitt Benckiser, SAP, SoftBank, Shell, Toyota and Unilever, WPP amongst others.
He is also an angel investor and conducts cursory technical due diligence work for large scale investment funds.
Kannan has a master’s degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Oxford University and undertook a DPhil in AI and Mathematics also from Oxford.