Vinodh Rajaraman

  1. CEO
  1. Eagle Owl

Vinodh is the founder and CEO of EagleOwl, a restaurant management platform with special emphasis on backend operations of the restaurant.

He managed to complete his engineering from BITS Pilani and still gets nightmares from Mechanics and Optics physics course in his first semester. He spent his first 15 years of his career as a systems engineer, bulk of his experience is in Enterprise Telecom Software. He then headed the operations of a cloud kitchen food-tech startup in 2015-16, where the “Eureka moment” happened and sowed the seeds for birth of EagleOwl.

He played a key role in optimising key operational metrics. It is here he developed a sharp acumen and penchant in restaurant back of house operations and analytics. He has also been consulting with top breweries and restaurants on improving margins and operational efficiencies.

EagleOwl has a global presence with clients across 4 countries and 11 cities and boasts some of India’s top brands such as Windmills Craftworks, Toit, Arbor, Potful, Meghana Foods, The Pizza Bakery, Mani’s Dum Biryani, Bombay Borough, etc. Today, EagleOwl is rated amongst the top 10 restaurant management platforms globally.

With an avid interest in numbers, he loves Poker, which he is fairly good at. He believes in constantly pushing boundaries and taking chances. Thinking of the world and life at large he is a big fan of Shawshank Redemption firmly believing that ‘Hope is a good thing, and no good thing ever dies’.

He has also figured out that “Not knowing what one needs to do is perfectly okay, knowing what one doesn’t need to do is more important.”