Guru Prasad

Guru Prasad

Founder of Guru & Jana


Have a vision to be amidst the Top 20 Chartered Accountancy firms in India by 2020.

Would create a firm based on values, and highest level of professional ethics.

We are a culture, not just an entity.


Founder of Guru & Jana, a Chartered Accountancy firm. A firm which is ‘only firm in India to file tax returns on 1st April, paperless & lockless CA office. Global thought “leadership awards” from Accounting bulletin awards


Founder | Guru & Jana | 2003 to date
A 350 people accounting firm, head Consulting practice,
Business development, culture & Strategy.

Founder | Vardaan | 2014 to date
A boutique Social responsibility advisory firm, with JV with
Raffa, USA

Founder | Pathway | 2018 to date
A SEBI registered Angel Investment Fund.

Partner | Abarna & Ananthan | 1994 to 2003
Partner of the firm, headed Corporate Law and
Accounting functions in the firm

Qualified | PWC | 1991 to 1994
Worked in PWC [Erst while Lovelock & lewis] in attest
function, and was involved in major audits


Professional | 1988 to 1993 |
A Chartered Accountant from ICAI, Bachelor of
Commerce & Law from Bangalore University

Management | 2009 to 2010
Advanced Management Program from IIM, Bangalore

Legal | 2017 to 2018
Qualified Insolvency professional registered under the
Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India


Trustee of IIM B Alumni Trust

Convener of IIMBue 2018

Member of Auditing Standards Board

Independent director in over 10 companies

Author of God in the Boardroom, Banter beyond the buck & 8 technical Guides issued by ICAI

Represents India subcontinent in the HLBI Global Tech Group.

Board Adviser to Vishwakarma University Pune [Autonomous]