Santosh is widely networked across the globe. He has been a serial entrepreneur for over 18 years. He is currently the Co-founder and CEO of N S Infotech Limited, which is into information technology products and services. The company has marketing office in Atlanta, USA and operations at Bangalore and Hubli, India. He founded Global Education Network Private Limited, an education ERP solution company, in which IBM had put in seed money. The company was sold in 2007.

Further he is the founder of Global Business School, a MBA college affiliated to Karnataka University, Dharwad and approved by AICTE, Delhi. He is Director of ACS Infratech Private Limited, an infrastructure company specializing in industrials parks and township development in Karnataka and Maharashtra He has global exposure and experience and lived in USA for over 5 years, during which formed many strategic alliances with large corporations.

He is the Chief Mentor of FUEL NGO, which is working in the areas of counselling, educating and guiding students in the 7th to 12th grade on career opportunities. Currently FUEL has counselled over 8 Lakh Students and has goal to reach 1 Crore students.

He is the founding President of TiE – Hubli Chapter (The Indus Entrepreneur). TiE is the world’s largest not for profit organisation promoting entrepreneurship spread across the world with over 66 Chapters He has been judging business plans of Graduate / Under-graduate students of Wharton Business School, Philadelphia, USA. for over 5 years. He is a branch committee member of Indo American Chamber of Commerce, Bangalore.

He is graduate in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Surathkal ,Karnataka. He has completed Masters in Management from McGill University, Canada with Diploma in Management from INSEAD, France jointly with IIM-Bangalore. He has attended Global Advanced Management Program from Wharton Business School, Philadelphia – USA. He is currently the Dr. D C Pavate Fellow to Judge Business School, Cambridge, UK.