Kiran was the head of India Operations at Deloitte Tohmatsu Venture Support (DTVS) Japan. He supported over 50 deep-tech Asian startups by connecting them with Japanese corporations and also worked closely with METI Japan, to lead a project called CEATEC IoT Acceleration for Asian startups. Prior to that, he co-founded a student-led social enterprise named 'Kriya'. Kiran has been selected as on of the Young Global Leaders by Stanford ASES (USA), St. Gallen Symposium (Switzerland) and Yenching Academy (China).
Kiran graduated with a Master's in Technology Management from The University of Tokyo in 2016. At UTokyo, his specialization was Deep Learning and his research paper was published in PICMET 2017.