Chandra was born in 1958 in Pune. He graduated in 1979 as an Electronics and Communication Engineer from the College of engineering Guidy in Madras, He started his career as an It Hardware engineer, moves on to sytems software and later to applicatoin s software and specialised in the IBM Mid range computers called AS400. Worked in IBM Sydney in 1985 86 as a specialist for S/38 supporting asia pacific based out of Sydney.
In 1988, he joined with a few ex collogues and frends to promote Linc SOftware Pvt Ltf at Bangalore. Linc grew into a mid size software export company with office in 6 countries across the world.
In 2005, Linc was acquired by Mindtree Consulting, Bangalore and he took up the role of integrating both the companies and served as a Executive Vice President at Mindtree.
Since 2006, Chandra has been involved in sociaaly relevant projects. He took up the role of a Predsident of Roary club of Koramangala. Secreatary of Koramangala Club and advisor to Labournet.
In 2008, He founded Nacks ventures and worked with the Swiss oragnizations like SICC, Swissmem and SFIVET to bring the Swiss Vocational Education and training model to India.
in 2012, He founded SkillSonics India Pvt Ltd whioch focused on Vocational skill training in India.