A passionate distance runner, Vijayaraghavan Venugopal, Co-founder and CEO of Aeronutrix Sports Products Private Limited has been instrumental in building the Fast&Up brand in India. With over 17 years of business experience in diverse fields which includes pharmaceuticals, Healthcare and Information Technology, the dynamic leader has spearheaded the importance of nutrition and hydration, through the Fast&Up brand, among budding as well as top athletes in the country which also include an array of established cricketers. In his previous role, he has been responsible for business development in multiple geographies including the Triad (USA, Europe and Japan) and has worked with TekFriday, Dr Reddy's, Lupin and Emcure in different senior management roles. He was Lupin's country head in China for three years. He is a mechanical engineer and an MBA in international business from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi. Priding on the discipline distance running inculcates, he believes sports brings a lot of inherent skillsets to building a business, and he thoroughly enjoys leveraging them in his current role.