Lakshminarayana K R (Lan) is the Chief Endowment Officer of the Azim Premji Foundation managing investments of the $5 billion Endowment Fund set up by Azim Premji for philanthropy.
He is also actively involved in oversight of the philanthropic activities of Azim Premji as well as that of Premji Invest, the Family Office of Premjis’.
Prior to this, LAN spent 17 years in Wipro Limited in various roles including that of the Chief Strategy Officer, CFO of IT business and Corporate Treasurer & Head of Investor Relations. Lan is also a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.
He is a qualified management accountant and a graduate in management from Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow.