Stanley Rao is the Founder-Chairman of Champions Group, a global business group with forays into Marketing Outsourcing, Data Digitization, Document Management Systems, RealEstate, Infrastructure, Communication, Entertainment and Campaigns.
Rao founded Champions Group in the year 2005 and became a pioneer in the marketing outsourcing industry. He had to face many challenges in the beginning, but his courage and determination made him overcome all difficulties.
Stanley Rao is recipient of several honors and awards. He has received honorary certificates and degrees from business and marketing schools. He has been named as one of the “100 Most Influential Global Sales & Marketing Technology Leaders” by Marketing Times.
An extremely modest person by nature, Stanley loves celebrating life. He says, “Winning is a good habit. Celebrating in style is even a better one. Let’s celebrate often, all the little ones to the big ones.”
Early LifeStanley Rao was born in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh on September 22 1970 to Mr. Vekatappa Rao and Shrimati Jamuna. Rao completed his graduation as a topper from BITS Pilani in Computer Science. An exceptionally upbeat student, Rao was a consistent topper right from his schools to the Master’s degree. Later he did his M.S. from Wayne State University.
PhilanthrophyStanley Rao started Champions Trust & Charitable Foundations in Bangalore India, dedicated to accelerating funding for poor and their education, engaging people, teachers and organizations, and enabling use of computers in schools. A decade earlier Stanley Rao founded Educational Foundations that made investments and grants to create QIS college of Engineering and later expanded to other business college and schools.
Over the past decade, he has supported extensive programs in such areas as physically challenged job creations, assistance to families of children in low income groups, youth programs and worldwide research on online communication techniques enabling a greener world.