Kanchana Raman founded Avion Systems in 1996. Avion provides value-added end-to-end network planning, design, deployment and optimization services. In 2015, Kanchana formed Avion Networks, Inc. a JV with Tech Mahindra. The joint venture aims to play a significant role in the final deployment and management of current mobile networks and their transformation into the next-generation cloud enabled, virtual and software driven networks.
Kanchana holds board positions in Telecom Industry Association, Quest forum, Emory University, President TiE-Atlanta 2016 -17. Co-founded TYE-The Youth Entrepreneur in 2009 to teach entrepreneurship to high school students and has graduated 300 till date. Kanchana had been part of the leadership forum at the Women’s business council since 2005.
Kanchana and her companies have received several entrepreneurial and industry awards over the years.
Kanchana holds an MBA from Goizueta Business School, Emory University, Executive training from Kellogg Business School, Northwestern University, and Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth to augment her broad experience in telecommunications and technology, which spans over 20 years. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband, daughter kamini and son Ananth