Company Leadership

Shammik Gupta Chief Executive Officer

Shammik Gupta has 25 years in international banking & finance. Most recently, he was Managing Partner with Artha Shastra Applied Economic Consulting, a firm that he founded in 2007 and that provides bank operations and risk design services. Shammik was previously the Head of the Banking Practice at Progeon Ltd. (now Infosys BPO) and functioned as Product Manager for Banking and Capital Markets. He has also worked at Société Generale as Head of Investment Banking in India, and as CFO with inQbiz, a start-up internet and technology incubation company, and coordinated the start up of the company’s centers in Cape Town, Mumbai, Singapore, Hong Kong.

Shammik began his career at Citigroup in 1988. He held various positions there in Corporate Finance and Capital Markets, as Country Market Risk Manager, and in Treasury Marketing.

Shammik holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a Bachelor of Commerce from Loyola College.

Hemant Pardesi VP Product Management

Hemant has over 15 years of experience in information technology including development and managing cross-functional enterprise wide solution, multi-tier web-based and backend solutions build on Microsoft technology stack.

Hemant has worked with global leaders in e-Learning, Enterprise Application Integration(EAI) and most recently in e-Commerce domain.

Board of Directors

Abhay Agarwal Director

Abhay Agarwal is an early-stage venture capital specialist, and an MD of Piper Serica Advisors, a proprietary asset management company that he founded in 2003. Abhay has worked with the private equity group of JP Morgan in India, HK and Singapore. He invested in companies in India, Korea, Australia, Singapore, China and the US.

Sharad Agarwal Director

Sharad Agarwal is the founder of Indian School of Development Management, not-for-profit institution dedicated for Development Management. Sharad has spent two decades with Spectra Products Pvt Ltd, manufacturing industry and managing OEM customers across the world. He also held various positions in largest private sector education company in India.

Sharad holds Post Graduate in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.