Our Directors

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way”

Anuradha Parakkat

President, TAKE Academy of Life Science and Leadership Pvt. Ltd.

Anuradha Parakkat is an accomplished business leader and corporate trainer with over 30 years of experience. She began her career as an entrepreneur and handled Operations, Marketing and Customer Satisfaction for close to a decade. Anuradha has mentored many Corporate Executives, shaping them into skilled personnel. She holds dual masters in Management and Psychology.


Ram Yelaswarapu

President & CEO, TAKE Solutions

Ram holds the position of President & CEO at TAKE Solutions Ltd. and is a co-founder of its legacy life sciences business. He has been working with pharmaceutical companies since 1995, starting with Merck where he was part of a team that designed, developed, and deployed a global adverse event data capture and reporting system. As a passionate entrepreneur, he co-founded a business that grew across multiple large bio-pharmaceutical accounts while focusing on analytical applications across R&D as well as commercial. Ram has a degree in Engineering from IIT, Chennai.



Venkatesan V

Director, TAKE Academy of Life Science and Leadership Pvt. Ltd.

Venkatesh is a Financial Management veteran with over 27 years of experience including strategizing and supporting startup firms. He has also been associated with Life Sciences and Supply Chain operations of large companies.


Deepa Jayakumar


Deepa Jayakumar


Director, TAKE Academy of Life Science and Leadership Pvt. Ltd.

A young and dynamic person who brings on board her rich experience in Strategic Communications & Brand Building, Deepa has created several brands and heads the Corporate Services team of TAKE Solutions. A university rank holder, Deepa holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Communications & Public Relations. She is also a guest faculty at leading colleges in Chennai.