Prabhakar has been part of the Indian tech ecosystem since 2005 with experience spanning engineering, rapid prototyping, marketing, fundraising, investment advisory and portfolio management. Prabhakar was an active part of the team advising on the exit from investment in Manthan Systems.
In 2016, Prabhakar was recognized as one among the global top 100 Rising Stars in the venture industry by Global Corporate Venturing, held in California, US.
Prior to IDG Ventures, Prabhakar worked with Intel in their Ideas to Reality team, a technology incubator focused on building IoT products around the Intel Atom processor. As a tech marketing person, he played a key role in rapid prototyping, conceptualizing field trial plans and creating Go-To-Market strategies for new products ideas around retail, digital advertising and video surveillance. Prabhakar was also actively involved in recruiting and mentoring new members for the group.