Engineer Teja Chekuri, President of the Golden Horn Company, owns a chain of restaurants across India, the US, and Canada.

Teja observed the popularity of microbreweries in the US, launching 'Prost,' a microbrewery, in Bengaluru in 2012 and expanded to Hyderabad later.

He also set up 'Godavari,' a chain of restaurants serving Andhra and Telangana food in the US and Canada, expanding to over 30 locations.

Teja follows a quick service restaurant model for some of his ventures, such as 'Madras Dosa Company,' catering to the demands of fast-paced dining.

Teja has been nominated to the Forbes Business Council, giving him an opportunity to share his expertise and insights in business affairs.