Contact Details

Team - Hyderabad
Abhirup Bhabani
President Abhirup is the CTO & Operations Head of Qrius (formerly, The Indian Economist). A technology enthusiast, Abhirup has built innovative products across various domains - FinTech, News & Media, Marketing, and Gaming. Previously, as a developer of Samsung Research Institute, Abhirup has shown great skills to ramp up new technology, develop new features with low bug rate, while maintaining a short turnaround time, and handled high-profile clients, based out of Europe and South Korea. Outside work space, he is an avid football follower and a big fan of Manchester United. He loves travelling, riding bikes and going for solo treks/trips.
Rahul Sharma
Vice President Rahul has about 5 years of work experience in Technology Industry. Prior to ISB, he worked with CA Technologies as Full Stack Developer on a B2B product, where he filed a Patent with US PTO and helped grow the product across the Financial Market. Post that he tried his hands at multiple Entrepreneurial ventures and finally worked for Cafyne, a startup in Social Media Marketing Analytics. At Cafyne Rahul donned multiple hats, from being Senior Engineer to handling the Customer requirements and finally in Product Management. He has experience in working with wide variety of complex technologies related to Big Data and Multi-Tier Architecture. He is very enthusiastic about Technology and its application across businesses. He is an avid reader and loves to play badminton.
Ankit Agrawal
Learning & Development Coordinator I have 4.9 years of experience across data analytics and product management. After graduating from NSIT Delhi I worked with Mu Sigma on solving business problems using Data Analytics. In my next company, Makemytrip, I started with analytics and later made a shift to the product management where I worked on the launch of revamped website for our mobile users.

Aradhya Saxena
Learning & Development Coordinator Aradhya has around 3 years of experience in the technology industry. After graduating from BITS Pilani, Rajasthan he joined Practo as a software engineer. During his stint at Practo, he has worked in various teams including Payments (purchase flow, subscription and billing solutions) and Ray (practice management SaaS for doctors). He has also designed and developed various internal products by collaborating with multiple stakeholders as a full stack developer. At Practo, he was known for his excellent problem-solving skills and his zeal to take project ownership. Aradhya is a tech enthusiast who loves reading about new products and emerging technologies. He loves playing Table Tennis and enjoys watching football.
Rohan Patra
Industry Outreach Coordinator A Computer Science grad from NIT Rourkela, Rohan has over 3 and a half years of experience in Samsung R&D Institute as a Lead. He worked primarily on Samsung Pay Spain and India where we were involved in the complete product lifecycle while coordinating with multiple stakeholders ranging from banks, wallet providers to internal QA and DevOps teams. Rohan was awarded best rating for 6 consecutive seasons and 2 promotions during his Samsung stint owing majorly to his communication, crunchtime troubleshooting skills and, what he likes to believe, his quirky humor. He is an avid foodie, basketball player, and ManUnited fan and is looking forward to working on the next big thing in the Payments industry.
Diksha Sonal
Career Advancement Council Coordinator Solutions Designer with a demonstrated history of working in the data analytics industry for close to 2.6 years. Having worked for Fractal Analytics and Fractal Products (, she is skilled in R, Python, product design and analytics based consulting for FMCG and financial sectors. Creative and compassionate, Diksha believes that AI is the place to be in future and innovation is the key to success. Having worked with 2 of the best data scientists of India, she is driven to support the next disruption in technology.
Shikha Agarwal
Alumni Interactions Coordinator Shikha Agarwal is an Innovation Consultant employing user-centered approaches to develop new products, services and systems. Before joining ISB, she was developing product strategy and design of a mobile
application for skill-development and training of low-income populations. She is also the chapter lead for the OpenIDEO Delhi chapter.
Sakshi Singh
Alumni Interactions Coordinator Sakshi is a combination of right-brained creative and left-brained analytical. She is quite intrigued by products that make complex stuff look easy. She has previously worked with Yahoo and Intuit and developed some really interesting products. With a keen interest in technology and products, she aspires to build some really cool cutting edge global products. She is an avid reader and can bhangra to any song in the world. That’s her superpower!
Team Mohali
Dalan Mendonca

Dalan has an experience of 6 years in product management and analytics. Most recently, Dalan was Head of Product at Instamojo, a startup in the Payments space. He was able to bring order to a chaotic startup and revamped everything from the features and user experience of the product to the culture of the team that builds it, growing company revenues 100X. Dalan is an engineer from BITS-Pilani, in prior roles he was a Product manager at Paytm and a Data analyst at Facebook.

Bharadwaaj Rajan
Vice President

Bharadwaaj(BD) has close to 5 years of work experience in Analytics and Strategy. As a decision scientist at Mu Sigma, BD worked on building analytics solutions for Fortune 500 companies in the tech space. Later, as a member of the CEO’s Office at Mu Sigma, he led key strategic initiatives for the company, and led Mu Sigma’s market entry into Japan, working out of Tokyo. He is an avid reader and loves playing and discussing football.

Deepika Bandaru
Learning & Development Coordinator

Deepika is a Computer Science Engineer and a Mathematics master’s degree holder from BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus. She has about 3 years of work experience in the e-commerce tech space. She started off as a Business Analyst at Flipkart and worked on multiple customer experience enhancing projects. With that boost, she moved into product management and managed the product ‘Flipkart Pay Later’ that helped underwrite lakhs of customers using AI/ ML. Deepika was responsible for the design of user experience, underwriting modules, execution, and growth of the product right from launch to complete scale up. She strongly believes in the power great consumer products have in making lives easier and is a passionate public speaker who loves reading history.

Vivek Maheshwari
Events Co-ordinator

Vivek graduated from Manipal Institute of technology in 2014 and right after college was working with NXP semiconductors. In 4 years at NXP, he was involved in various product design phases including architecture specification, designing and Pre-Silicon Verification. Vivek has also Business development experience in a startup where he established a framework to model an unorganized market of disposables goods into an organized one. The pace of evolving technologies will keep on disrupting the world in coming times, hence he believes that sooner one merges his business with technology the better it is.

Supriya Subudhi
Alumni Relations Co-ordinator

Supriya has a B. Tech degree in computer science engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology, she went on to work as a software engineer at Microsoft India for about 3 years prior to ISB. She has worked extensively with various Azure cloud offerings, from developing web-based applications to business intelligence reporting using big data analytics. She has worked in teams spread across various geographies to deliver projects of high value to Microsoft’s internal business decision making needs. Her focus lies in leveraging tools to create synergies within teams in the organization. She has been recognised for her effort in leveraging agile tools, practices and DevOps techniques to improve the team’s overall performance and capabilities.

Balbodh Chauhan
Marketing Co-ordinator

Balbodh has 4-years of experience with Schlumberger in conceptualizing, designing and deploying software product and service solutions for clients across North America, Europe, and Middle-East. He was the youngest to lead the team for the launch of Schlumberger's first ever cloud-based offering in the production space. A graduate in Petroleum Engineering from IIT-Dhanbad he's an avid Technology, Efficiency, and Design (TED) enthusiast. Always in the pursuit of the next challenge, he enjoys working on problems that bind the three ideas of TED.