Team

None of us is as smart as all of us

Management team

Founder & Chairman
Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled

President
Word Blind Cricket (WBC)
Cricket Association of Blind in India (CABI)

Mahantesh G K

Advisor & Former CEO
Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled

Former General Manager
Analytics & AI, Accenture

Prateek Madhav
CEO, Assistive Technology Accelerator (ATA)

Advisory Board

Ex-Global Director
Microsoft for Startups

Entrepreneur
Co-Founder, Astuto & Nextone

Ravi Narayan

Executive Chairman
Tao Automation

Co-Founder & Ex-CEO
Microland & Planetasia, Collabera (India)

Board Member
TiE

Jawahar Bekay

Ex-VP, Head of Retail, CPG & Logistics, Infosys

Krishnamoorthy Ananthasivam

Ex-SVP, Digital Head
Infosys

Angel Investor & Mentor to Startups

Suryaprakash

IT Veteran with 26 years of experience in Technology Leadership Roles

Ex Vice-President & Head
Infosys Labs

Savio D Souza

Mentors

President 
Techstars India

Ex-Managing Director
Microsoft Accelerator India

Entrepreneur

Bala Girisaballa

Advisor & Investor with Digital Startups

Industry Leader with Strategic Roles in
Visa, Microsoft, Yahoo, eBay, Rediff.com, HDFC Bank & Shoppers’ Stop Retail

Sunil Varhadkar

Our Disability Experts

State Disability Commissioner
Karnataka

Ex-Executive Director
Association of Persons with Disability (APD)

V S Basavaraju

Inventor, Patent Holder, Assistive Technology & Inclusive Design Professional
First blind person to graduate from MIT Sloan School, MS-University of Central Florida

Lecturer-Northeastern Univ., Based in Boston, US

Sunish Gupta

Head | Diversity & Inclusion India COE, DELL EMC

Diversity professional & Winner of many State & Corporate Awards

Deepa S
Bitnami