Who we are?

RankOne is a Management Consultancy that works as an consultant advisor and an interim management partner to firms in the Technology, Education, Telecom and Services sectors.

We are a group of technology, media, education, telecom (services sectors primarily) business executives and intrapreneurs who have built and grown several company functions (Tech., HR, Digital, Sales/Marketing and Finance) and business divisions, scaled post start-up units and created new businesses (model) by bringing together expertise, resources and strategic partnerships into all aspects of managing a company in an increasingly global and competitive marketplace. We are active managers that collaborate in executing strategy and improving operations working with an overarching objective to help MSME and mid market private enterprises achieve their goals.

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Meet some of our people

Krishna Basudevan

Cofounder & Head - India Practice
(Mobility & Cybersecurity)
Location: Noida, India krishna@rankoneconsulting.com

Manish Mehta

Cofounder & Head - Digital Transformation
(Technology, Media & Education)
Location: Banglore, India manish.mehta@rankoneconsulting.com

Balakrishnan Padmanabhan

Head - US Practice
(Data Science & PMO)
Location: Texas, USA balakrishna.p@rankoneconsulting.com

What we do?

RankOne is a Management Consultancy that works as an advisory and interim management partner to firms. We offer services to the following sectors:

  • Telecom
  • Education & Edu-Tech
  • Cybersecurity
  • New Age, Digital Media
  • Technology and IT Services
  • Professional and Business Services
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Why are we different?

RankOne specializes in providing industry specific, digitally aware, high impact strategic or operational consulting solutions and partnerships to companies in the B2B and B2C products and services space.

Our principals and our extensive Indian and global network of business and tech. professionals offer the following services and solutions to clients, in helping to,

  • Create new strategy, build technology leveraged businesses
  • Expand their client base, Communicate to consumers better
  • Advise and assist in raising Capital
  • Improve existing operations, through targeted, effective strategies, automation models and execution rigor.

Our principals support entrepreneurs, new businesses and established firms as interim managers collaborating to meet specific objectives. Our practices deliver value on Business Strategy, M&As, Sales and Marketing, Digital technology (platform) solution development and more.

We are not a Private Equity (PE) fund or a VC, though we also assist and consult in raising capital. We offer actual participatory, partnering services on interim manager basis, full time or part time, in a variety of areas.

If you (an entrepreneur) already have investors into the business, our process is complementary to your objectives and provides a valuable buffer to manage expectations on results and strategy – we offer practical, workable approaches in this.

Our clients, partners and affiliates include professionals, mid-market info-tech., media, educational, business services firms, MSMEs, startups, HNIs, entrepreneurs and botique PE/VC firms.

References are available on request; ultimately our track record differentiates us!

Talk to us at contactus@rankoneconsulting.com, Call +91 988 614 9594 for scheduling an introduction and begin a dialogue to enable growth and new business horizons!

Partner with us

RankOne’s business model is significantly influenced and enhanced by the relationships, partnering and collaborations possible across new (and traditional) organizational and industry boundaries.

Many new age emerging firms in the technology sector are driven by the immense talent and skill potential to be tapped within the gig economy.

The network effect possible by leveraging specialized capabilities, global solutions/services, business partnerships and alliances that lie external to an organization, is a key component to this.

Industry Partners are any of the following marketplace ecosystem players, who may be looking to seek our services directly or indirectly through collaborative projects.

  • Vertical Industry Firms & Industry/Professional Bodies
  • PE firms and VCs (incl.private investors)
  • Incubators and Accelerators
  • E-Cells (Academic or Otherwise)
  • Tech. Alliances/Membership Bodies

If you are a VC/PE firm, an Incubator/Accelerator or E-cell or an industry or marketplace participant looking to know more, then please Click here

Network Partners (Gig economy consultants), Professional managers, individuals who have experience in growing small, medium companies and have worked in our focus sectors and who may want to collaborate with RankOne as Independent Principals or Consultants, help solve problems, grow and scale other businesses together then please Click here

We shall call you back to discuss further and explore forward.

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H-151, 1st Floor, Sector-63, Noida (UP) India

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