Executive Council

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Zia Sheikh

President

I am the CEO of Svenska Design Hotels, a boutique chain of European style hotels across several cities in India. I am based in Mumbai and from cohort 2 of the STP

Bindu Subramaniam

Vice President

I am the Co-Founder & CEO of SaPa in Schools. SaPa provides curriculum to teach music in schools. I am based in Chennai and from cohort 3 of the STP.

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Ujjvala Shetty

Secretary

I am the Co-Founder of Aveksha Hospital, that's a patient centric

multi-speciality hospital. I am based in Bangalore and from cohort 3 of the STP

Mahesh Ramachandran

Treasurer

I am Partner of Pontaq, a cross border venture capital Innovation Fund, and 

the founder of  Commonwealth Inclusive Growth Services Ltd 

I am based in Chennai and from cohort 3 of the STP

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Nirmala Sankaran

Immediate Past-President & Advisor

I am one of the founders of HeyMath, an Edtech company whose mission is to raise the game in Mathematics for school systems. I am based in Chennai and from cohort 2 of the STP.