Directors

Mahendra Agrawal

Mahendra Agrawal has over four decades of diversified professional and business experience. A Mechanical Engineering graduate from N.I.T and a postgraduate in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, U.S.A, he has initiated and managed businesses in the areas of consumer durables, industrial products, infrastructure development and logistics. He was with the Reliance Group for almost 15 years, first as Executive Director of the Silvassa unit, a green field polyester yarn manufacturing facility of global scale and later as the President of Reliance Logistics Ltd., an integrated pan-India logistics service provider. He has been instrumental in turning around many sick units in record time and has a passion for new and futuristic businesses. An active Rotarian and a visionary, Mahendra brings his vast knowledge, experience and network into play to excite and enable the team.

Sangeet Modi

Sangeet Modi has an experience of almost three decades in the field of software development. An Engineering graduate from Manipal Institute of Technology, he completed his Masters in Computer Science from Northern Illinois University, USA and taught in the same university for five years. Sangeet started his own software business in India under the banner Computree Infotech Pvt Ltd., which has now joined hands with Optimize IT Systems, the joint enterprise specializing in developing web solutions and mobile applications. Sangeet also has interests in textile exports and in the export of agro commodities and metal scrap from Africa. He has travelled extensively and brings a wide range of IT and business experience to this enterprise.

Rajesh Gupta

Rajesh Gupta has about 25 years of experience in Corporate Finance and Investment Banking. A Physics Hons. Graduate and a Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Rajesh has worked extensively on large number of transactions across Industries as an Investment Banker and has diversified experience in Project Appraisals, Syndications, Capital structuring, Financial Negotiations, Due Diligence and Valuation. He has served on the Board of a listed Financial Services Company before starting his boutique Investment Banking Firm in September 2014. Rajesh is a persistent team leader/ player with superior inter-personal skills and a self starter.

Advisors

Mr. Vinay Binjrajka

Vinay has a Masters degree in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from The University of Texas, Austin, followed by over 15 years of experience in high-tech industries and consulting with Motorola, On Semiconductor, Price Waterhouse Coopers and IBM Business Consulting in USA. Vinay runs operations at Optimize IT Systems, a mid-size software services company based in Kolkata and Mumbai. Vinay is also an entrepreneur in several industries such as Manufacturing and Retail, and his experience in running companies drives his profitability-driven mindset for the client. Vinay enjoys long distance running and has participated in several half and full marathons.

Arup K Ganguly

CEO, Banker, Investor, and Entrepreneur for last 30 years. He is a seasoned professional in the Blue-chip Companies as well as start-ups. He has worked in UK and India. Mr. Arup Ganguly spent 15 years in Goldman Sachs (Exec. Director) and then founded a successful boutique securities brokerage/ corporate finance firm (KNG Securities LLP) with an annual turnover over GBP 5-8 billion range. He has closed numerous Indian convertible GDR deals and brings an extensive network (finance, government, press) and local expertise for go-to market startegy for firms looking to enter the Indian Markets. 

He also serves as an Independent Board Member with Global Gene Corp., Varkey Foundation and SEWA Day. His is an active member and patron with Royal Society of Medicine, Royal Overseas League and Royal Academy respectively. He is also a guest columist with Times of India. 

Mr. Anish Agrawal

Anish Agrawal is a software development leader with demonstrated abilities in building and leading highly skilled engineering teams to develop and successfully launch software for mobile handheld and networking devices, generating billions of dollars in revenue. With a post-graduate degree in Computer Science from the University of Victoria, Canada, he has 15+ years of experience developing and managing software projects. Currently, he is a development lead at BlackBerry, working to develop and launch the next generation of mobile devices. He also holds several patents in the field of mobile software development. Anish brings to the team his technical leadership and people management skills.

Vridhi Kheria

Vridhi is an All India Rank holder in chartered accountancy, company secretary ship, and cost accountancy. She is a veteran in finance industry and has been a partner at prominent CA firm for last 18 years.