He is an extremely successful entrepreneur, and is now an active venture capitalist, angel investor, and businessman. He starting off his entrepreneurial journey in 1991 with SSI Ltd, which was one of India's leading IT and IT Training Firms. He had successfully bought out Aptech and merged SSI's education arm with Aptech. He later sold SSI to the PVP Group for around INR 10 Billion.
Having built and created a hugely successful global brand, the Kalpathi Group has now turned its focus on encouraging young entrepreneurs to create new global brands with their flagship company Kalpathi Investments, a Chennai based VC Fund. The group is also developing an entertainment business on its own under the brand of AGS that includes production, distribution and exhibition.