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PAVAN ABRAHAM
Founder and Chairman of PeoplEducate

Pavan Abraham is the Founder and Chairman of PeoplEducate. He is also heading the North American chapter of The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) since August 2018. He is based in Texas, United States of America.

A serial entrepreneur and technology evangelist, Mr Abraham brings 25 years of global experience in international trade promotion, export marketing, Information Technology (IT) advisory, digital entrepreneurship, business consulting, project management and international education consultancy.

Pavan is also the President of PeopleHive LLC, Texas since 2009 and has been instrumental in positioning the organisation as a ‘locus of innovation’ in the ERP solutions for Human Resource management.

A first generation entrepreneur, Mr Abraham is an expert in new market development, mergers and acquisition, government liaisons and global talent management. He has done extensive work in the public and private sectors in the USA, Canada, Europe, Australia, Brazil, Columbia and India across varied industries such as manufacturing, retail, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, education, hospitality and tourism.

Mr Abraham started his career in 1992 in international marketing and soon launched his own venture, an international education consultancy. He is one of the pioneers of international educational services in India and played an instrumental role in promoting educational programmes from Australia, New Zealand and Cyprus in India in the 1990s. He also became the founding member of AAERI (Association of Australian Education Representatives in India) in October 1996.

Settled in the United States since 1997, he played a crucial role in opening up the south american market for specialised power generation equipment, food and beverage and IT services.

Pavan Abraham was born in Rajasthan, India and completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Psychology from Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. He also pursued a Master’s programme in Computer Science from the University of Illinois.

A technology enthusiast, Pavan’s personal interests comprise traveling, cultural tourism and learning about world history.