In Good Company

PropertyGuru's chief guru keeps things real

As it approaches its late teens, the challenge for PropertyGuru is to maintain its fire and energy, even as it matures and competitors emerge.

Mr Hari V. Krishnan says great technology companies typically have not one, but multiple founding moments. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY
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There you are, running LinkedIn's Asia-Pacific operations from Singapore, having earlier grown the professional network's members more than fivefold to 18 million in the four years you ran its India operations out of Mumbai.

Then, along comes Insead classmate Jani Rautiainen, who co-founded Singapore's first globally recognised Internet start-up in 2007 and nine years later, seeks the next level. Before you know it, you have signed on as chief executive officer and managing director of PropertyGuru Group.

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