Team Hyderabad
Jayanth Parchuri
President
Jayanth is an undergrad from NIT Trichy having a background in IT Consulting, Policy Research and managing CSR Teams in corporates. Apart from his passion on policy making, he is passionate on anything creative in literature and poetry. 
Vipin Sirigiri
Vice President Vipin is an ex-LAMP fellow having worked with Parliamentary IT and Public Accounts Committee. Prior to ISB, he had also started the public policy club at BITS Pilani.
Asheesh Shekar
L&D Coordinator
Asheesh has 3.5 years of experience working as an Executive Officer with the Rajya Sabha Secretariat where he was attached with the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Law and Justice. He has worked on Parliamentary reports on issues related to strengthening of anti-corruption and transparency measures in India. Notably, he has worked on the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, the implementation of RTI Act, evaluation of annual budgets and programmes of Ministries, electoral reforms in India etc. He was also associated with the Select Committee of Rajya Sabha on Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill. He worked with Members of Parliament in handling and drafting Parliamentary Questions. Prior to this, experience, he worked with Bank of India and State Bank of India for 2 years as Assistant Manager.
Akshay Thakur
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
A hacker by profession and policy enthusiast at heart, Akshay is a news junkie and a passionate follower of international affairs and Indian politics. In his free time, he annoys his neighbors by belting tunes on his ukulele.
Shatakshi Sharma
Government Sector Coordinator
Shatakshi is a graduate and a university rank 1 from St. Stephens College having 5 years’ experience in management consulting and public sector.  Prior to ISB, she was engagement manager for strategic consulting projects of Central Indian Government. 
Snigdha Chaturvedi
Alumni Affairs Coordinator
A Computer Science engineer from BITS-Pilani Goa, Snigdha has about 3 years of experience as a Software Developer working for @WalmartLabs. Her work included developing Cloud platform technologies for handling the massive scale of applications at Walmart globally.  She was also a part of the international non-profit group, Engineers Without Borders, where she led the team and worked on projects providing environmentally sustainable solutions for slum dwellers in Goa. Besides work, she is a book-lover (not just an avid reader :P), an adventurous foodie, and someone who loves dancing to any music. 
Aayushee Singh
Careers Coordinator
Aayushee is a lawyer and firmly believes in translating one’s entitlements into capabilities. She has worked with TRAI and a government controlled general insurance company. At her law school, she was associated with drafting suggestions for Law Commission on various upcoming legislations.  
Saranya Tumu
Industry Outreach Coordinator A Computer Science graduate by qualification, Saranya has 7+ years of experience in a variety of sectors. She worked as a Developer at Oracle for 2 years before she decided to pursue her passion in the impact sector and joined Sai Seva Trust, which provides a home for orphans and senior citizens and educates underprivileged children. She then joined the Central Board of Excise and Customs as an Inspector of GST, where she was a key member of the vigilance division and was involved in the GST rollout in Tamil Nadu. 
Aniket Jain
Government Sector Co-Lead A Civil Engineer with a Masters in Construction Management, Aniket has been working with L&T for the past 6 years. He has worked in a project management role, specialising in contracts and client management for large scale government projects like the Hyderabad Metro Rail and Goa Mandovi bridge among others. He has also had a brief stint at the World Bank in their infrastructure procurement policy practice, where he worked on WB funded projects such as National Ganga River Basin Project (Clean Ganga) and Skill India.
Dyuti Shukla
Public Relations Co-Lead A Computer Engineer by profession, Dyuti has two years of experience in product development in Oracle. She has also worked on developing solutions in emerging technology such as Blockchain for Governments to implement and her goal has always been foster changing policies with changes in technology. In her free time, she collects obscure knowledge from Wikipedia, grows plants and studies Astronomy. 
Team Mohali
Shreyas Habbu
President

Shreyas has an overall experience of 3.5 years, having worked across varied sectors and roles. He has experience of working in the Manufacturing Industry, Government and Political Consulting.

 As a Global Category Buyer at SKF India Ltd., he worked on sourcing strategies for Indian suppliers of SKF Group supplying across the globe. He handled a spend of 150 Cr (then 22M USD) and was one of the youngest ever to win 2 Premium Club Awards for his performance at SKF.  After working for 2 years at SKF, Shreyas joined the CM Fellowship program of the Government of Maharashtra and contributed to the development and implementation of key government policies of the Government of Maharashtra. He was involved with the Navi Mumbai International Airport project. At the Fellowship, he was stationed at City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra and contributed to other key projects in the Transportation and Communications Department.

Post the fixed tenure Fellowship, Shreyas worked as political consultant and consulted political parties in state elections strategy at Constituency, District, Zone and state levels as a Senior Associate Consultant. He spent a large amount of time on the ground understanding the needs of the people and making suitable suggestions to the political party, its leaders to resolve the issues.

 A dual degree graduate from BITS Pilani University’s Goa Campus, with BE(Hons.) in Mechanical Engineering and MSc(Hons.) Chemistry, he led the student body as the elected Vice President of the campus.

Dhriti Ahluwalia
Vice President

Dhriti did her graduation in Computer Science Engineering graduate and post-graduation in Public Administration. She has 3 years of experiences across IT, Government and the development sector. Her last role was with Piramal Foundation for Education Leadership as a Program Leader in the State Transformation Program Team for the Haryana Government. She has also worked in Government Advisory for Central Square Foundation and Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports.

Dhriti is an avid reader and a ferocious debater who loves to indulge in an eclectic blend of issues- ranging from politics, constitution, society, spirituality, fiction etc.


Shilpa Sood
CAC Coordinator

Shilpa has four years of experience as a software developer at Microsoft India where she developed user experiences for Microsoft Enterprise applications and standardized web accessibility efforts for Microsoft IT software solutions. She was also the Outreach Lead for Microsoft Academy of College Hires where she initiated several CSR projects for Microsoft in the education space. Before joining ISB, her exposure to public policy has been through her internship at NITI Aayog where she revamped the Union Territory website for PMO office and conducted research-analysis on best practices in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector for the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Her experience in the development space also includes working at IIT Bombay to design an English to Hindi document translation platform for the villages in Maharashtra and working as a science teacher at E-Vidyaloka NGO. On a personal front, Shilpa is passionate about technology, a food critic and likes keeping herself updated on the latest dance moves.

 

Payal Verma
Alumni Relations Coordinator

Payal comes with 3 years of work experience in the Technology Consulting space, specifically in the United States Life Sciences and Healthcare Industry. An engineer by training, she started out as an implementation consultant for Project Solutions across Deloitte’s Application Management suite but eventually transitioned into a techno-functional role as an advisor on Business Consulting projects. She has with worked clients in the Public-Sector Energy and Public-Private Sector Healthcare industries in her role as a Business Implementation Analyst at Deloitte US-India.

 Her last project required that Payal enable a nexus with Legal, Risk and Compliance, Operational and Implementation teams in the Federal and State Regulation domains for Provider Sector Clients to enable better alignment with the changing landscape of healthcare management systems and value-based care as prescribed by the American Health Care Association in the United States. Working across seven states, she drove three process enhancement cycles, identifying and creating value chain improvements to help existing business models engaging with Electronic Medical Record technology adapt to the stricter metrics under the Joint Commission and CMS Guidelines.

 Payal also worked on projects to enable better Key Performance Index management and tracking in the Revenue Cycle and Operational Management zones across 70 primary healthcare provision facilities with a focus on activities leading to large scale revenue kick-backs. In her last role, Payal had the opportunity to serve as a Technology Risk advisor on upcoming mergers in the Provider and Payor space as well as on ongoing legal suits for two clients bracketed under medical negligence and malpractice.
Payal is passionate about holistic workplace environments, and served as the youngest Service Line Lead for the National Inclusion Initiative at Deloitte US-India. At ISB, she concurrently leads the LGBTQ+ SIG initiative. She enjoys reading, is an avid debater and loves a pinch of drama!


Sudha P
Events Coordinator

Sudha has more than 5 years of experience in IT and Banking sectors. She did her masters in Software Engineering and started her career as an intern at Oracle Retail by developing automated solutions for the products and services offered by Oracle. She later joined State Bank of India as Assistant Manager where she has worked across urban, rural and semi-urban areas in Tamil Nadu. Before joining ISB, she was posted as Credit Support officer managing Small and Medium Enterprise Business advances with working capital limit of more than one crore in Pudukkottai District, Tamil Nadu. During her stint at SBI, apart from the regular work she was active in conducting financial inclusion drives and digital banking campaigns to educate people in rural areas about Banking.

She has also interned with eBay, IPC for 6 months and helped create a product that conducted load and performance test on the website.

During her college days, she volunteered for teaching computers for kids at an NGO which works on the education of underprivileged kids. As a trained Bharatanatyam dancer, she has performed on several stages since the age of 6. She loves to read and is very biased towards fiction. Her other interests include movies, travelling and pets especially cats.

Nitin Goyal
Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Having worked for nearly 7 years in Infrastructure Industry across varied domains, Nitin brings in depth expertise on both Business & Technical worlds. Prior to joining ISB, Nitin was working as Manager in Corporate Strategy of L&T, where he spearheaded setting up first of a kind Centre of Excellence in Analytics for L&T. After graduating in electrical engineering from Thapar University, he joined Larsen & Toubro (L&T) as Business development executive, based out of Abu Dhabi, UAE. In this role, he was instrumental in bagging some of the prestigious projects for L&T in Middle East such as Abu Dhabi Airport, Dubai Airport etc. He further moved internally to Project Management role, based out of Dubai, where he led the planning & project control team, delivering 7 parallel Substation projects on EPC basis to clients in record time.

 Nitin also worked as Executive assistant to CEO & MD of L&T Group. Under this role he oversaw several crucial projects, undertook numerous internal process improvement initiatives & worked with several high-level stakeholders in Corporates & Governments. For his various contributions, he has been constantly recognized by L&T as their Outstanding performer.

 On personal side, Nitin is avid Formula 1 fan & have visited 6 live races around the world. He is also state level player in Table Tennis & a yoga enthusiast.