Jeyalakshmi V is a serial Entrepreneur & Founder – Universe Group, comprising of
- Universe Power Systems-IT & Power solutions
- Universe Business Solutions- Growth consultant,
- Universe Art Foundation- (NGO)
Helping Indian Artists in all the challenges Jeya Mam has shaped her business from trading to patenting 4 products under name.
This conversation is going to be about grit, determination and patience.
Know about Jeya Mam in detail
Her educational background is in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering. She is also a qualified teacher, trained dancer, choreographer and Carnatic singer.
Her first entrepreneurial venture was the dance school ‘Nruthya Kendra’ that she started in 1984.
Driven by the passion to work in the area of Power, she started Universe Power Systems in 1997, as a business partner of Tata Liebert for UPS.
From no prior customer base, Universe grew to serve more than 2000 reputed companies in various segments like IT, healthcare, Pharma, government, education and research. Under her efficient management, Universe has expanded its services to include “Total” power solutions, green power, Precision cooling (PAC), AHUs, Server racks, data centers and setting up Clean room labs and maintenance…
Jeyalakshmi is the only independent woman business partner for VERTIV (Formly Emerson Network Power India Pvt. Ltd).
She attained entrepreneurial success in an entirely male dominated field in less than 5 years.
Jeyalakshmi is also involved in motivating youth & women to take up entrepreneurial careers.
She was awarded the Rashtriya Rattan Award on the occasion of Indira Gandhi’s birthday in the year 2000 by the Global Economic Council for exceptional achievements in business.
In 2008, Kannada Prabha, a popular Kannada daily, bestowed her with the title of ‘Powerful Lady’. A book by the same title was released later that year.
2009- She was selected among 10000 women enterpreneurs across the world by Goldman Sachs, her management education at ISB was sponsored and Graduated by 2010.
2010- DQ week mentioned best example to manage home and office (When Lakshmi met Saraswathi)
2011- First generation women entrepreneur of 2011 award and got appointed as member of the Advisory Board Council of Acharya Institute of Management, Bangalore.
2012- Received Mother Teresa Excellence award 2013- Featured in Workshop Magazine Later years Got featured in Times of India in Udhaya TV, Thandhi TV, Sankara TV 2017- ‘25 Most Influential women’ by CEO magazine 2017- A. Top 10 IT Durgas of India by Cybermedia DQ week B. Shrama Sadana Award by Abhinandana 2017 C. Became Vice president at Association for Information Technology (First women in 21 yrs) D. Became VP for FITDAK the Karnataka IT Association
2019- Emerging SME of Bangalore from ‘the Talk’ Power women of the year 2019 by ‘Indian Affairs’ Social entrepreneur award 2019 Received many appreciation letters from customers is making her proud. Achieved this height mainly due to 24/7 service, Diversity (Adapting as per market trend), and mainly the support from customers.