Arvind Singh

Arvind is a serial entrepreneur with experience in building global businesses for the last 20 years. He believes in boot strapping start-ups and has done that successfully twice with no external funding.

Prior to co-founding Utopia in 2003, Arvind was the CEO of Value Communications Corporation (ValuCom), a company he founded in 1996. Under his leadership, ValuCom grew to be one of the most recognized brand names in prepaid telecom in the US. The company was acquired by Rediff.com (NASDAQ: REDF) in 2001.

Arvind began his corporate career in sales & marketing with IDM (an IBM spin-off) in India. He moved to Dubai with Hewlett Packard (Emitac) in 1988 where he managed and developed some of HP's largest customers in the Middle East. After his MBA, Arvind worked at Kraft Foods in the US in various marketing and senior management positions. During his tenure at Kraft, Arvind launched multiple new brands, some winning the highest award for superior achievement from Philip Morris (Kraft's parent company at the time). His responsibilities included strategic planning, setting P&L targets, advertising and business development for several Kraft brands, including a flagship brand with revenues exceeding $1 billion, and marketing spending exceeding $200 million.

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