Jury

Jaithirth Rao

Entrepreneur
Founder and Former CEO of MphasiS
Director of Homefirst Finance Corporation



Jaithirth Rao, popularly known as Jerry Rao, is an Indian businessman and entrepreneur.

He is the founder and former CEO of the software company MphasiS. He is currently the Executive Chairman of Value and Budget Housing Corporation (VBHC), an affordable housing venture which he founded in 2010.

He is also a founder and director of Homefirst Finance Corporation, a Housing Finance company focused on providing housing finance to first time home buyers.

He has been the Chairman of India’s National Association of Software and Service Companies – NASSCOM.

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