Board of Directors
  • L. Subramanyan
    Founder & CEO
    L. Subramanyan is a senior media professional with nearly three decades of experience in diverse fields such as IT journalism, sales and marketing and running content companies.

    Some of his previous assignments include:

    • Group Editor of Dataquest, India's leading IT magazine
    • Chief Executive of Chandamama, India's popular children's magazine
    • President and Publishing Director of Jasubhai Digital Media
    • Chief Marketing Officer at Zensar Technologies
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  • EN Venkat
    With over 25 years of experience in investment banking and the corporate sector, Venkat currently works with a leading global investment bank in India. Earlier, Venkat was the Chief Executive Officer at Al Anwar Holdings, a diversified industrial & financial holding company in Oman. Some of his previous assignments include stints at Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), Blue Star & Tata Motors.
  • Mahendran Balachandran
    Senior Partner at Accel Partners
    Mahendran Balachandran is Senior Partner at Accel Partners, managing their early stage investments. At Accel, he focuses on healthcare, enterprise/SaaS and digital media. Mahendran serves on the boards of Dovetail, Mitra Biotech, Position2, Sconce, and Vinculum. Previously, Mahendran was Country General Manager of Apple Computers India and Saarc; Chief Operating Officer at CoSystems (a Telecom and Datacom Company); General Manager of Tektronix India; and Partner at Erasmic Venture Fund.
  • Dr. Dhruv Nath
    Strategic Advisor
    Dr Dhruva Nath is currently Professor and Chairman of the Information Management Area at the Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon, and a Non-Executive Director at Trivone.

    Prof. Nath joined MDI in 2002. Prior to MDI, he worked at NIIT for 20 years, during which time he established and headed several new initiatives such as the National Institute of Sales (NIS), the LEDA project for multi-media based learning, and the eBusiness Consulting Group. His last assignment at NIIT was creating and heading NIIT's CRM practice, as Senior Vice President. Dr. Nath has been an IT consultant to several organizations including Glaxo, Apollo Hospitals, Gillette, Nestle, Indian Oil Corporation, and Bajaj Auto.

  • Chittesh Maheshwari
    With a combination education of computers and economics, Chittesh has mastered the field of Information Technology business with 14+ years of experience. He has expertise in various facets like IT management, ERP, learning management solutions (LMS), mobile apps, cloud computing, Data analytics etc. He has undergone various IT industry relevant certifications / training including CISA, ITIL & ISO 27001. Chittesh has worked with IT giants like IBM, Wipro and many others serving clients across the globe.
  • Noor Alam
    Head Media Sales
    “Out-of-the-box thinker & a proactive team player, Noor's work reflects his perseverance and diligence. A senior marketing professional, Noor’s 9 years of experience in the field aptly showcases his forte in it. He has amassed sound knowledge of latest industry trends and sales strategies while spending considerable amount of time brainstorming with other subject matter experts. Noor’s corporate sales and brand optimisation know-how courtesy his stint with big names like Coca Cola, Titan watch and Bell Helicopters are his USP. He holds a Master’s degree in advertising and marketing. His current field of work include digital advertising, website monetization, business planning, territorial prospecting. sales force development, and representative training.
  • Surabhi Shrivastava
    Senior Delivery Manager
    Surabhi brings over 10 years of experience in content and man management with the leading media house, Bennett & Coleman. She was an integral part of start up team of Stepahead,a leading job site, where she led a team of over 100 writers and led successful projects for organizations like Wipro. She is well versed in Content Strategy Planning, Editing and Placement, Client Management, Complaint Management and Liaison. She completed Masters and Bachelors in English from Delhi University and has a degree in French language. An avid reader, she has expertise in leading operations and managing complete service delivery cycle for products and services. Her love for travel and food often lead her to new spaces and places.
  • Prathamesh Rane
    Head of Creative Services
    Prathamesh brings in 6 years of experience as filmmaker. His inclination for the creative resulted in his production studio in Mumbai, where he has been involved in everything from video concepts to research, writing, and directing talent and crews. An abiding love for films ensured he signed up for a course in the London Film Academy, which got him exposure to several international projects. He has been credited for the films like Charlie, and Echoes of Ship Breaking, and various projects he has worked on has been screened at many National and International festivals.
    He loves to spend his free time drawing and painting, and as an avid traveller and biker, revels in the thrill of exploring new places.

    US-based private equity firm Accel Partners has helped build more than 300 successful businesses over 25 years. Accel, known for its investment in social networking firm Facebook and daily-deals company Groupon Inc, raised USD 155m -- for seed and early-stage investments in India -- in 2011.