Praneet Goteti

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Praneet joined WCS India Program as Chief Development Officer in 2018 and leads fund-raising efforts. He completed his MBA from Gonzaga University, USA in 1999 and worked for Keytronic EMS and Telect in Washington till 2004. He then came back to India and joined Intel as a Senior Buyer and later as a Global Commodity Manager driving strategic sourcing and procurement. Praneet was Business Operations Manager at Intel and part of the Intel India leadership team in 2016 when he left Intel to pursue his interest in wildlife conservation. He has also spent several years teaching, coaching and mentoring individuals and teams and is a certified Life and Leadership Coach.

Praneet has spent time exploring wilderness areas in different parts of the world and experienced different cultures, all of which have influenced his outlook on life and motivated him to work for the conservation of wildlife and wild places. He has led a voluntary group which is now registered as Vanodaya for five years which aims to conserve and protect Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary, Karnataka. He has been associated with WCS India since 2005 as part of our citizen science program and has actively participated in many of our field projects.

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