Girish Mathrubootham is an Indian entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Freshdesk Inc., a leading cloud-based customer engagement software provider. Prior to founding Freshdesk, Girish was the VP of Product Management at ManageEngine, a division of Zoho Corp, where he was responsible for setting worldwide product strategy and overseeing product marketing,product management, and customer support.
He has invested in over 60 startups and is a founding member of SaaSBOOMi, Asia’s largest community of founders and product builders shaping India’s SaaS industry. He also founded FC Madras, a grassroots youth football club in Chennai, India to promote talent and provide a positive outlet for local youth and teenagers through the sport.
Girish born on 29 March 1975, studied engineering at SASTRA University, and did his MBA from Madras University. Girish is married and lives with his wife and two children in Chennai, India.