Vishwanath Alluri(Vish), academically a Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary, founded IMImobile in 2000 to capitalise on the mobile data opportunity with a vision to harness the intellectual resources of India to develop an IPR centric technology company for international markets. Today, IMImobile provides a market leading mobile communications platform, delivered as a service, and solutions powered by this platform for telecom operators, media companies and enterprises worldwide. The company has a global client portfolio with its services available to over 1 billion subscribers in 72 countries.
Keeping true to his vision of becoming an international company, IMI made 5 acquistions in UK in the last 7 years. Among them the major acquisitions are a company listed on AIM in 2010 and another in 2014. Realising the importance of having a global business headquarters in UK, IMI was transformed into a UK legal entity in 2014 and got listed on AIM in June 2014 with its business headquarters in London.
Recognizing the cutting edge solutions IMImobile has been providing in this emerging technology space and the fast paced growth of the company, he has been acknowledged internationally.
- CEO of the Year – voted by industry peers at the World Vendor Awards, London in May 2011
- GTB Power 100 most influential people in world telecoms in 2010 and 2011. Global Telecoms Business is a Euromoney publication
- Named among the 50 most important people in mobile content by Mobile Entertainment (a leading Publication from UK)
- Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year, 2012 by Confederation of Indian Industries(CII)
Vish lives by the motto – “Journey is the reward”. Getting management and employees to strive for excellence each day, Vish has led the company’s success in the global arena. Vish is also of the belief that knowledge travels in the shadow of ignorance; an entrepreneur who is aware of his own ignorance has higher odds of succeeding than one who considers himself to be an expert.