Chief Executive Officer at PropertyGuru Group
Hari is a seasoned general manager and board director, with nearly two decades of industry leadership in technology organisations across Asia Pacific and the United States. He has spent the last fifteen years helping industries in Asia digitize, and is passionate about driving the positive impact of technology on society.
As the Chief Executive Officer and Board Director at PropertyGuru Group, Hari leads a team of over 1,000 employees of the Group across Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam. As South East Asia’s largest property technology company, PropertyGuru has 55% consumer market share, 5X the nearest competitor. He has been a Singapore Government advisor on Real estate industry transformation (2017-Present) and Skills development (2012-15).
Prior to PropertyGuru, Hari was the Vice President, APAC & Japan at LinkedIn, having joined the company as the first hire in the Asia Pacific region. He has also worked in leadership positions at Fox Interactive, Yahoo! and Cisco, and market-defining start-ups like Travelguru.
He sits on the board for the Singapore chapter of TIE, an organisation focused on fostering entrepreneurship, and is an advisor to multiple innovative startups. Hari has an MBA from INSEAD and an M.S. in Telecommunications from the University of Colorado.
PropertyGuru Group is Asia’s foremost online property company. Voted by consumers in 2016 as ‘Asia’s Most Influential Brand for Online Property Search’, PropertyGuru helps over 25 million people find their dream home – every month.
Headquartered in Singapore, PropertyGuru.com.sg was launched in 2007 by two entrepreneurs. They had a vision to simplify the property search process and help renters, buyers, sellers and investors make confident property decisions – faster. Since then, it has grown from being a media company to a high-growth technology company, operating a suite of No.1 property portals and award-winning mobile apps across Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam. PropertyGuru also operates renowned project marketing technology platform, ePropertyTrack, and a host of industry-leading property offerings such as publications, events and awards – across eight countries in Asia.
On Feb 26th, 2018, Alexis Lee, 4th-year business student spent an exciting day with PropertyGuru Group's CEO, Hari Krishnan while learning what it takes to help people find their dream home.