Gulab Bhavnani serves on the board of WHEELS Global Foundation (WGF), a 501
c-3 non-profit social entrepreneurship program initiated by Capital IIT
Alumni Association, as Secretary and Program Director. WGF promotes social
entrepreneurship through application of technology-enabled solutions to
solve common problems in rural Indian communities and in USA. WGF supports
partnerships with NGOs and foundations to spawn projects that benefit
Mr. Bhavnani actively participates in activities of WGF and the Capital IIT
Alumni Association, providing time and talent to promote the message and
brand of WGF and the Indian Institutes of Technology.
Mr. Bhavnani’s career spans commercial as well as entrepreneurial ventures.
He has years of varied experience at IBM in marketing and development of
outsourcing solutions for large and medium sized businesses globally, and
received four 100% club awards. Mr. Bhavnani also was the Director of IT
Delivery for the American Red Cross, which awarded him two pins of
Excellence for designing and delivering a virtual call center. As an
entrepreneur, he launched and ran a successful call center products company
delivering technology and consulting services to commercial and government
In addition to his volunteer activities at WGF, Gulab is the CEO of Anchor
Systems Corporation, a contact center consulting firm based in Northern VA.
He is a graduate of IIT Kharagpur, India, where he graduated in 1966 with a
Bachelors (Hons) degree in Electrical Engineering and studied at the Wharton
School of Business in Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Bhavnani serves on the board of
the Capital IIT Alumni Association, and is a past member of the PanIIT USA