Ranganath Thota

Founder & CEO, Fueladream

Founder & CEO




Ranga has worked with large brand firms & startups over the last 24 years in India & China. His roles have been across sales, marketing, operations & running businesses as a profit center head and CEO. He has experience working across different business categories in the B2C space and has a penchant for launching new product and businesses or working in situations that involved the need for a business turnaround. An avid traveler, he understands 7 Indian languages, has lived and worked across 15 cities, is a fitness enthusiast & cannot resist a dip when he spots a swimming pool or a beach. An avid golfer & crossword buff he has the ability to find creative solutions to complex issues & has been instrumental in successfully ramping up many a new business.

As the founder of Fueladream he is focused on transforming how people raise & contribute money for ideas, social causes and other activities. His wife Skandapriya is a award winning interior designer and his 21 year old daughter Isha Thota is studying to be a director in the movie /media industry. Both of them share this vision & are stakeholders and directors in Fueladream.

  • BE & MBA – both from the University of Mumbai
  • Worked with Godrej GE, Whirlpool, Pepsi, Mobile2win, Hindustan Times, Bharat Realty
  • India, SE Asia & China exposure
  • Start-up, Product launches & turnaround expert
  • Last assignment: Founder of Golfgaga – India’s largest website & solutions company for golf
  • Based out of Bengaluru