MANAGEMENT TEAM

Shriranga K. Sudhakara

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Managing Director
Shriranga Sukhakara

Shriranga founded Vyoma Media, which is India’s largest Digital OOH company reaching an audience of over 100 million each month. Vyoma has been able to deliver digital ad technology to the large commuter base of the Indian Railway and currently has its presence in 200 railway stations across the country. Shriranga graduated from the University of Tulsa, USA in 2002, with a Major in Management Information Systems (MIS) and a Minor in Economics. After returning from the US, he joined Way2Wealth Securities Private Limited, a leading financial services company in India and was instrumental in setting up their Portfolio Management Services (PMS) desk. He is also an excellent tennis player having represented India in various international tournaments across the globe.

 

Shoumitro Goswami

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Chief Operating Officer / Director
Shoumitro Goswami

Prior to joining VYOMA in 2014, Shoumitro founded Austal in early 2004 to provide financial advisory services to the Indian markets. Austal began by providing outsourced financial services, financial training as well as strategic and fundraising advice to corporate clients. Prior to founding Austal, Shoumitro worked in Investment Banking at Banc of America Securities in San Francisco. He spent his time there in their Technology Group in Corporate Finance sharing his time between the Software, Semiconductor, Communication Equipment and EMS sectors. Shoumitro also worked with Morgan Stanley where he spent his time in corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions and equity research. He began his career in investment banking at Salomon Brothers in their Global Energy Corporate Finance Group. Shoumitro graduated from Columbia University with a BA in Economics and East Asian Studies.

 

Sunita-Satapathy

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Sunita Satapathy
Director – Media Services
Sunita Satapathy

In 2011 Sunita started her own media consulting business where she successfully helped companies with media planning and marketing initiatives. Before venturing out on her own, she was a General Manager at Starcom focusing on clients such as Heinz, Kotak and General Mills. Sunita also worked at R. K. Swamy BBDO as Director of New Business Development. She began her career at Lintas in 1994 working her way up from Management Trainee to Media Director. While at Lintas she looked after clients such as Tata Motors, Marico, Siemens, BPCL, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance,and ITC to name a few. She also spent two years as the Head of Media in LOWE East Africa where she handled clients like Vodafone, Coca Cola, Standard Chartered etc. Sunita’s varied and rich experience has given her invaluable insight into the Indian consumer. Her ability to structure deals has earned her a reputation as an astute media specialist. She is a strong believer that success comes from building teams founded on trust and hard work. Sunita has a post graduate degree in Mass Communications from Symbiosis in Pune.

 

Sunita Satapathy

Sunita SatapathyRohan Srinivasan
Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

Rohan has over 16 years experience in the communications industry across the UK and Indian markets. He has held a number of communication roles at both Corporate and Agency environments. Rohan moved back to India in 2010 to set up the Indian operations of London-based independent PR agency, Eulogy PR. He successfully managed to build Eulogy’s India business from scratch where he oversaw all aspects of the business from marketing, client servicing, talent acquisition to new business development. Eulogy had offices in Bangalore, New Delhi and Mumbai. In May 2014, Rohan ventured down the entrepreneurial route and started Rubric Communications. Being self funded and having opened offices in both Bangalore and New Delhi, Rubric’s portfolio included a number of Indian and International brands. In early 2016, Rohan decided to close Rubric and join Madison Public Relations as Senior Vice President and Head of South. He left Madison in April 2017. He has been recognised in Reputation Today’s ‘Forty Under 40’ list of leading communication professionals in India. He has a BA in Mass Communications and Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Relations.

 

SALES & MARKETING TEAM

Aditya Ajay Kumar

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Branch Head – Hyderabad
Aditya Ajay Kumar

Ajay, the Hyderabad Branch Head joined Vyoma with 25 years of rich experience in Advertising, Marketing and Business Development in Print Media. He spent a large portion of his career at The Hindu providing customized solutions to advertisers using his broad range of management skills and his deep understanding of marketing strategies. In his role as the Brand Head of the classifieds section of the newspaper, he developed a strong client base. He was also instrumental in designing and implementing plans for events and promotions. Ajay also headed the Visakhapatnam branch’s advertisement, marketing and operations. Here he developed a strong connection with and a deep understanding of Retail, Corporate, Government and PSUs in the region.Ajay has also worked in various capacities in sales of print media and medical equipment in Chennai and Bangalore and has traveled extensively across the country in this capacity. Ajay is a post-graduate in commerce.



Kuldeep Singh

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Business Head – North & East
Kuldeep Singh

Kuldeep is the Business Head – North & East and set up VYOMA’s operations in North India.Kuldeep has over 15 years of experience in Media Sales & Marketing and has worked in both print and electronic media before joining the digital out-of-home (OOH) media space withVYOMA. He began his career as a Management Trainee with TATA Infomedia Ltd. in Mumbai. Later he worked with Radio City 91.1 FM (Star India Pvt Ltd.) & Radio One FM 94.3 (Mid Day & BBC Joint venture) in Delhi. He graduated from UBS, Panjab University Chandigarh in 2001 with a Masters in Business Administration. He loves to play table tennis and enjoys mountaineering in his free time.

Salil-Kulkarni

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National Sales Head – Corporate

Mansoor Mohammed

Salil has sixteen years of valuable experience in increasingly responsible roles within marketing at several companies. In his most recent position, He has managed marketing for (Fremantle Media, Radio City 91.1 FM, zoom Entertainment Network Ltd, NDTV Media Pvt. Ltd, ABP Pvt. Ltd etc).
He holds a Masters in Marketing Management.

Debasmita Ghosh

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Vice President – Sales
Debasmita Ghosh

A career spanning 13 years in top Media enterprises like ABP, The India Today Group, Web 18 & Times Internet Ltd. Rich experience in Corporate Sales, Sponsorship & Alliances & Concept selling across verticals.Handled large teams and varied portfolios as Regional Head South in Network 18 Media & Investments & Times Internet Ltd over last 7 years. Key strengths – In-depth understanding of the industry, both mainstream & digital and great acumen for new business development & strategic planning for Revenue growth.

Rajesh

RajeshSonika Mudaliar
Marketing & Communication Manager
Rajesh Iyer

Sonika holds an MBA Degree in Marketing from Welingkar Institute of Management (Mumbai). Sonika has total 8 years of experience. She started her carrer in 2008 working with a small consultancy for 3 years.

In 2011 joined Wadia Group – Bombay Realty in to Customer experience for the period of 5 years. Now part of Vyoma Technology as Marketing & communication Manager.

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IT & OPERATIONS TEAM

Aditya Ajay Kumar

arti jaiswal Mansoor Mohammad
National Operations Head
Aditya Ajay Kumar

As National Operations Head, Mansoor is responsible for all aspects of the company’s Operations, including strategy, projects, operations, Public Relations and field-management.He is a change agent that believes in the power of participation and the evolving role Operations plays in connecting businesses with their customers.Prior to Vyoma, Mansoor co-founded Bytes Info Systems, helping some of the most noted brands to bring authentic customer conversations to the heart of their businesses. Mansoor holds a BE in Computer Science & Engineering from PA College of Engineering, Mangalore.

Aditya Ajay Kumar

arti jaiswal Sai Subramanian
Product Manager
Aditya Ajay Kumar

A proud Global Citizen, Sai has lived in 4 Countries, and travelled to several others. Having spent his time at School and University amidst International Communities, he brings with him a wealth of cross-cultural experience.
Sai completed the prestigious International Baccalaureate program from the United World College of South East Asia, and went on to then graduate from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Science (Microbiology). The growing need to understand the commercialisation of scientific research, led him to complete several Biotechnology and Business Management electives as well.
During his time at University, he and several classmates setup Project Amigos, a social enterprise aimed at helping families with disabled children change their perception of disability. Through workshops and youth mentoring programs, the Project has empowered several families in the Brisbane Area. This passion for Social Entrepreneurship was fuelled by his time as an Intern at Ashoka: Innovators for the Public, a non-profit organization that supports social entrepreneurs.
Sai’s experience includes working for a Brisbane-based startup, driving early Business growth as a founding member. Prior to joining Vyoma, he has also completed IT induction programs from NIIT.
If it’s not work, you’ll most likely catch him talking about Formula 1, or enjoying a bowl of Jamie Oliver’s Truffle Tagliatelle!

Aditya Ajay Kumar

arti jaiswal Rajesh Iyer
Vice President – Engineering
Aditya Ajay Kumar

Rajesh has expertise in Product Engineering, pre-sales, Social Business, Community, Social Media, Startups, foundation teams, SaaS/Cloud based Software, Open Source platforms, communities, methodologies and n-tier web based enterprise systems. He has an excellent track record of leading Information Technology Systems Development and Operations using leading edge technologies across Software Products and Services Organizations with 20+ years of Excellence, of which 12+ years were based in the USA. An accomplished IT executive, Rajesh has grown through the ranks and is driven by core values combining business proficiency and technical acumen to deliver high quality software products and custom applications in alignment with business goals. He is adept in developing and motivating high performance teams and in driving process efficiencies to achieve business objectives in a timely and cost efficient manner. Rajesh is able to articulate, present and communicate effectively at all levels as well as establish lasting relationships within the organization and customers.

Aditya Ajay Kumar

arti jaiswal Suryakant Hatankar
Product Manager
Aditya Ajay Kumar

Suryakant has over 10+ years of experience in various aspects of Business Development, operations, vendor management and structuring new business verticals. He has worked with leading cab transport service corporations to set-up and improve their transport operations in the new cities. He was a part of establishment team for one of the new vertical of cab transportation company to strengthen the cab operations, in association with National Skills Development Centre (NSDC).

He has designed road safety and defensive driving program and conducted the same for over 2500+ drivers across Delhi, Mumbai and Pune.

Suryakant is graduated from Mumbai University in 2006. In a early part of his career, he has worked as a trainer for one of the leading educational institute, NIIT in Mumbai. Prior to joining VYOMA, Suryakant worked with IMMA web private limited as a Team Leader for PAN-India Operations and was a part of core product enhancement team.

Besides of his professional life, he is also a enthusiastic singer, stage artist and participate in various stage shows for fulfilling his interest toward this art.

Sreekandh Balakrishnan

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Technology Lead
Sreekandh Balakrishnan

Sree is a Technology Advisor and a Team Coach with a keen interest in People, Technology & Process (in that order). Sree grew up spending a lot of time with Free / Open Systems (Especially with Linux) and reading a lot about Agile and Lean Startup’s. He was inspired by Entrepreneurship and at the same time witnessed how CEO’s (and Founders) struggle to strike a balance between People, Technology & Process while they scale up. At VYOMA Sree’s role to help shape ideas, which will help scale VYOMA’s national operations using Technology, Process & Team.

Aditya Ajay Kumar

arti jaiswal Shashank Sharma
Product and Data Science Manager
Aditya Ajay Kumar

Shashank is a Management Graduate from IIM Kozhikode and holds a degree in computer science from BITS Pilani. He started his career with Cisco Systems and developed a keen interest in product development working with Cisco Unified Communication team to develop networking tools for SMEs. Later, Shashank went on to work with organizations like Amazon, Reliance Jio and Oracle.
To satisfy his hunger to build products from scratch, Shashank joined Hector Beverages to lead the design and development of IT products and transformed a traditional FMCG to leverage IT & analytics.
At Vyoma, He is involved in building future ready products for digital signage industry. He is quite optimistic about the growth of programmatic buying and contextual ad placements.
Even after MBA, his soul longs for coding, algorithm and he uses simple technical tools in day to day life to improve his productivity. Given the chance he wants to integrate his operations capabilities with information technology to deliver unique customer experience.

ADVISORY TEAM



Madan Ballal



Madan Ballal

Madan Ballal
Advisory Board


Madan Ballal

Dr. Ballal co-founded Serve & Volley in 1996, an Out-Of-Home advertisement company ranked amongst the top few in the country today. After exiting from Serve & Volley™ in 2002, Dr. Ballal launched Vale Communications, which amassed over 150 outdoor billboards under his guidance and has been a profit making company since inception. He has excellent networking skills and vast experience in setting up and running successful companies in the Out Of Home advertising sector. Dr. Ballal has been instrumental for Vyoma in establishing rapport with both Government and Corporate entities across India. Dr. Ballal is an orthopedic surgeon by profession and also an ace tennis player.

 



Chandra Venkatraman



Chandra Venkatraman

Chandra Venkatraman
Technology Advisor


Chandra Venkatraman

Chandra has 30 years experience in digital signal processing, hardware, networking and computing. He has worked at TIFR, Bell Northern Research, Hewlett Packard, and Arula, of which he was founder and Chairman of the Board. He has filed 8 patents to date and has disclosed a number of notable inventions. Chandra started venture-funded Arula Systems (web based secure management appliance) from within HP. After 4 years with Arula, he sold the company to Raritan Computers in New Jersey. He has developed various product ideas for HP: HEHAW (Hey, Everything Has A Webpage), PrintCast (Augmenting the TV viewing experience with Print), embedded JVM, Desktop-as-a-Service, Wireless PBX, and much more. He also sits on advisory boards for other companies in the industry.

 



Abishek Laxminarayan



Abishek Laxminarayan

Abishek Laxminarayan
Advisory Board Member – Non-Executive Member


Abishek Laxminarayan

AbishekLaxminarayan is the co-founder of Indavest LLC, a cross border Venture Accelerator. Indavest has nurtured Vyoma since its early stages with hands-on assistance and timely capital investments. Abishek founded his first company in Bangalore in early 2005, Surya Infotainment Products. After purchasing interests in the companies of L.B. Publishers and Distributors, Abishek leveraged his experience in finance and technology, and his knack for leadership in business, to turn SIP into a leader in the higher academic publishing industry. Prior to this successful entrepreneurial venture, Abishek had highly-praised careers in Investment banking (M&A) for Lehman brothers, and IT Project management for Deutsche Bank. Abishek is a charter member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE).

 



Kenny Ramanand



Kenny Ramanand

Kenny Ramanand 
Sales & Marketing Advisor 


Kenny Ramanand

Kenny is currently the Managing Director of Springboard Public Relations which is a leading Public Affairs and Advocacy Consultancy. Springboard Public Relations specializes in delivering integrated communications for our clients across the fields of public affairs, political communications and ground level advocacy. Kenny has an impressive solid track record advising companies, trade associations and creating pressure groups on strategies for influencing public policy. Kenny has over 2 decades of experience in the filed of Public Relations and was a partner with India’s largest PR agency – Perfect Relations. During his stint with Perfect Relations, Kenny set up offices across Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, London and Hyderabad. He initiated many firsts for the PR industry including a Media Measurement and Analysis Company (Carma), an Online PR agency (Webgyor), India’s first entertainment PR agency (Buzz PR) and he also founded India’s first Internet based collaborative applications company (InstaColl). Kenny also manages and owns India’s first and largest Seafood Café chain – Blue Fin Seafood with 6 outlets and counting. He is an MBA graduate from TAPMI and a former State tennis player.
He is on the Advisory Boards to a few Management Institutes and speaks regularly at many industry and Trade Forums.