How multifaceted Kiruba Shankar leads the way for young digital entrepreneurs

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An entrepreneur, social media consultant, professional speaker, author of five books, professor of digital marketing, podcasts and an organic farmer – Kiruba Shankar wears several hats. He also leads the way for young entrepreneurs and students in the digital field.

Kiruba Shankar is the CEO of Business Blogging, a social media consulting company and the founder and director of F5ive Technologies.

With over 25 years of experience in the online world, he helps develop digital strategies for large companies. Top brands such as the British Council, Domino’s Pizza, Murugappa Group, Mahindra Group, Sterling Holidays, Larsen & Toubro and The Hindu newspaper group are among his customers.

Business Blogging & F5ive Technologies

Business Blogging helps companies exploit the potential of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and blogs. It’s about how to do business via social media. F5ive Technologies offers online solutions.

“I started these two to explore the potential of social media and web development. While corporate blogging aims to explore the potential of social media, F5ive Technologies focuses on web development for Indian companies and other business start-ups,” says Kiruba Shankar about the success story of his two businesses.

Kiruba Shankar was confident when he started his own business, thanks to his experience during the 13-year period at He focused on writing from the very first days of blogging and has also written several books. The seven years of his blogging experience also helped Kiruba Shankar start Business Blogging. A large number of his customers spread the message to make it a success.

In addition to these two initiatives, Kiruba Shankar is also one of the founders of He is also a lecturer at the Asian College of Journalism and also writes columns for leading magazines on business and entrepreneurship.

Excellent speaker, motivator too
Kiruba Shankar is also president of the Professional Speakers’ Association. As a professional speaker, specializing in digital excellence and digital sales, he has given over 700 speeches at corporate events and conferences in 21 countries.

In particular, Kiruba Shankar has been a professor of digital marketing for 18 years and has also attended courses for various B-schools.

He also conducts several workshops for future entrepreneurs, who have great ambitions. During these workshops, the digital expert asks participants to completely get out of mobile and laptops. He urges them to refrain from reading newspapers and watching television these days. All their thoughts should focus on what they strive to be and the ways to reach the goal. They must also prepare and make presentations about these during the workshop.

Kiruba Shankar has three questions for the young entrepreneurs:
* What should we do to achieve our goal and our dreams?
* What resources should we look for to achieve our goals?
* What challenges do we have to face to reach our goal?
Not only achieving one’s own dreams of becoming an entrepreneur, but encouraging others to pursue their goals is also a positive trait. Kiruba Shankar helps to open the door to ambitions and opportunities for others.

Podcasts as well
The name ‘Kiruba’ itself is also making waves on social media as he is also a popular podcaster. He currently hosts three podcasts. Movers & Shaker’s podcast, in collaboration with Hindu Business Line, focuses on interviewing global leaders and business leaders. His first book podcast is also popular. His latest podcast is “Project Global Speaker” where interviews are held with the best professional speakers in the world.

Kiruba Shankar at ‘Techspectations Educate 2021
Kiruba Shankar will participate in Manorama Online’s ‘Techspectations Educate 2021’, which will be held on October 23.

Manorama Online is hosting the fourth edition of the summit as the global economy strives to recover from the COVID-19 crisis and return to the path of revival and explore new opportunities. Technical experts, influencers, leading brand managers, luminaires from various fields and start-ups will attend the digital summit.

Jain Online is the main partner for ‘Techspectations Educate 2021’. For more information on ‘Techspectations Educate’, check out the website:


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