Dr. Varghese John (VJ) is an experienced technologist with a scientific research background and a love for learning and teaching science, technology and mathematics. His research career in Physics includes work in String theory, Quantum Gravity, fluctuating membranes, matrix models and quantum mechanics. As a technologist, he has led global teams delivering innovative solutions to complex problems for leading financial service organizations. VJ is passionate about using his lifelong learning experiences to create and deliver innovative STEM education courses for children and adults in order to build a community of citizens who can apply logic and scientific thinking to address global challenges.
Neeraj Agarwal is currently Managing Director of SRM SmartHoops Pvt Ltd, CEO of SRM TechSol Pvt. Ltd., A Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and an ISO 9000:2001 certified company and Managing Director of SRM Engineering Services. Mr Agarwal is also an advisor to SRM Group of Colleges, Lucknow and SRM Public School, Lucknow. With this, Mr Agarwal has diverse business interests from providing best services in the field ranging from Educational Institutes to Automotive Industry to Health Care sector. Prior to this, Agarwal had consulted for top Industrial supplies company in Mid-west area and several government agencies. Mr Agarwal is a dynamic, results-driven entrepreneur with proven success at managing global infrastructure and engineering operations for companies throughout the U.S, Australia, Europe, South Africa and India. He is a leader with forward-thinking mentality. He has demonstrated ability at increasing company’s profitability and system productivity. Mr Agarwal has also helped several startups to grow to multi-million USD companies. He has published/presented 5 peer reviewed journal technical papers in field of Data mining and Artificial Intelligence. In addition to the above, Mr Agarwal is also currently part of several entrepreneurial projects in a field starting from Social Networking to Health Care. Academic background includes Master’s degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of Connecticut and a Bachelor’s degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has also received Horwood Critique Prize for best paper at MIT (2002 and prestigious TiE (UP) award for “Young Entrepreneur of the year” for 2011. He is also serving as Treasurer for IIT Kanpur Alumni Association, Lucknow. He is also Forum Moderator for highly esteemed EO Group which connects top 11,000 + Entrepreneurs across the world.
Dr Rajesh Mehara is a practicing Chartered Accountant with over 30 years of experience and is a senior partner of Mehra Rajesh & Associates. His areas of expertise are Banking, Taxation and Project Financing. Dr Mehara has held several important management positions in the past, like President of Kanpur Income Tax Bar Association, Accredited Consultant for Small Industrial Development Bank of India (SIDBI), represented Rotary 3110 to United States of America as Group Leader for a Study Exchange Program. Dr Mehara holds a PhD degree in Banking, Chartered Accountant (CA) degree from Institute of Chartered Accountants, New Delhi and a bachelor of Law and Legislature (LLB) degree.
Mr R N Singh received his undergraduate degree in Humanities from the Hindu College, Delhi University and a Law degree from Law Faculty, Delhi University.
Rajiv started his career with the Delhi Cloth & General Mills in their Legal department but shortly joined Tata Steel in their Marketing and Sales Division. During his 30 year career at Tata Steel, he managed and executed sales and marketing of new and existing products across the country. His ease and expertise in man management saw him heading the Company's greenfield Steel plant project in Chhattisgarh as its Chief Resident Executive, interacting with Government officials and the masses. He also held senior management positions at Tata Ryerson Pvt Ltd and at Avon Ispat & Engineering Company. Rajiv is also a member of the Bar Council of Delhi as an Advocate.
Shrikant has worked as a CFO and COO of Idea Device Technologies and was instrumental in designing the next generation architecture of Idea Devices platform. He is well versed with all the corporate functions and management activities. In addition to his management experience, Shrikant has keen interest in data science and has done numerous courses in the area of statistics, machine learning and computer science on Coursera and EdX platform and is very familiar with all the web based platforms.
Shrikant earned his PhD degree in Economics from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM) and was a visting faculty at IIM Kozhikode
Mallika Singh is responsible for the Firm's Human Resources, Legal, Business Development and Marketing functions. Mallika has held several legal and HR positions prior to this role. Mallika earned her 5 Year Law Degree (JD Equivalent) from Symbiosis Society's Law College Pune, Diploma in Consumer laws from Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Pune and Foreign Lawyer's Program Certificate from Pace University School of Law, NY. In addition to her Industry experience, Mallika is an active member of Junior League of Greenwich CT and serves on the PTA board of the International School at Dundee, CT.