Team

Sameer Segal

CEO and Geek
CEO and Geek

Sameer has been recognized as one of Asia-Pacific’s most promising young social entrepreneurs by the Paragon100 Fellowship. He holds a BTech from the National Institute of Technology, Karnataka and is a StartingBloc Fellow (MIT Sloan).

Indus Chadha

Indus Chadha
Co-Founder & Story teller

Indus shares Sameer’s wish to change the texture of life at the Base of the Pyramid (BoP). She works at Artoo to understand the lived realities of people at the BoP, and to imagine how inclusive technology could improve the quality of their lives.

Kavita Nehemiah

Kavita Nehemiah
COO & Co-Founder

Kavita’s strong belief that business strategies and market based approaches can be used effectively in solving social problems, inspired her to join Artoo. Prior to Artoo, Kavita worked with Ujjivan Financial Services, where her experience spanned different functions, including credit and risk analysis, market research and product development.

Shubham Goyal

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Mobile Engineer | Geek

Shubham is an Android developer at Artoo. He firmly believes that technology holds the key to overcome some of the biggest problems faced by people at the BoP. His wish to help people at the grassroots inspired him to join Artoo.

Kaushik Bhat

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Business Development | Geek

Kaushik was inspired to join Artoo, by the enthusiasm of the team towards inclusive technology. In Artoo, he works with the Engineering team to make complex processes simple and fast for the people working at the BoP.

Shrivatsa Swadi

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Mobile Engineer | Geek

Shrivatsa has been interested in using technology to bring changes on the ground, especially to benefit those outside the grid. Artoo was an opportunity to be part of a team empowering ideas for financial outreach.

Shameer Baramy

Platform Engineer | Geek

Shameer is a Platform Engineer at Artoo. He works on building building applications and works towards building a stable and optimal system. His passion towards impactful technology inspired him to join Artoo. He has worked previously at Nomura and Amdocs in the telecom and investment banking domain. Loves to travel, trek, read and explore. 

Chetana Deshpande

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Customer Success | Geek

Chetana received her undergraduate degree in Electronics and Communications engineering from B.M.S. Institute of Technology, Bangalore. She began her career in iGATE Global Solutions before moving to Artoo. She joined Artoo because it shares her passion of impacting the society with technology.

Basavraj Ganagi

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Customer Success | Geek

Basavaraj is an Engineer working with the Customer Success team to build tools that make Artoo’s clients and users happy. Basavaraj completed his Bachelors in Engineering from BVBCET, Hubballi and then moved to Bengaluru to complete his Maters in Computer science and Engineering at R V College of Engineering.

Akanksha Srivastava

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Customer Success | Firefighter

At Artoo, Akanksha works as a Firefighter, as a part of the Customer Success team which aims at achieving positive customer outcomes. Akanksha believes that all innovative solutions to any kind of a problem should heavily depend on technology because it is only through technology that equal opportunities can be availed by different people who were denied these opportunities earlier.

Partha Murmu

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Mobile Engineer | Geek

Partha wanted to do something where changing lives mattered more than money did. He believes that money is important but it shouldn’t be a hurdle for someone to improve or move forward in life. He did his Bachelor’s in Electronics and Communication from Kalyani Governement Engineering College. It was Sameer’s pic with Muhammad Yunus that caught his attention and piqued his interest in joining Artoo.

Krupanand Shetty

Cloud Engineer | Geek
Cloud Engineer | Geek

Krupanand was led to Artoo because he was inspired to do impactful work, improving the lives of the underbanked. He holds a MTech in Engineering from the RV College of Engineering.

Mohit Anand

Web Engineer | Geek
Web Engineer | Geek

Desire to help people at the base of the pyramid inspired Mohit to join Artoo. He believes that inclusive and impactful technology can greatly empower people at the grass root level.

Chiranjeevi Ramesh

Customer Success | Firefighter
Customer Success | Firefighter

Chiranjeevi is the youngest at Artoo, as a recent graduate from Adhiyaman College of Engineering. He dreams of leading the tech revolution through his BTech in Information Technology.

Alok Paul

Business Development | Rainmaker
Business Development | Rainmaker

After completing his MBA from Indian Institute of Management Raipur, Alok was inspired by the impact Artoo had in the field of financial inclusion, and wanted to be a part of its growth story.

Anubhav Dikshit

Data Engineer | Geek
Data Engineer | Geek

Anubhav is a wanderer. He was born in Uttar Pradesh, but grew up all over Karnataka, exploring different sub-cultures. Anubhav loves data and stories, and is now using his passion for the two in developing India, rather than working with an international corporation.

Geloth J

Customer Success| Firefighter
Customer Success | Firefighter

Geloth is a FireFighter in the Customer Success team and helps solve queries of users on the field. He joins Artoo because technology interests him deeply.

Shilpa Poonattil

Artist
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Artists are what artists do. After her Bachelor’s in Textile Design from National Institute of Fashion Technology and Master’s in Design for Retail Experience from National Institute of Design, Shilpa believed she could reimagine the look and feel of Artoo and their product base.

Aparna Vaikuntam

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Web Engineer | Geek

Aparna is a part of the engineering team. She is working on our web platform and raving about the thrill of developing exciting new features and actually see it getting used to make a difference. Aparna has worked with Samsung, Applied Communication Sciences and Infosys in the past. She holds a masters in computer science from Rutgers University, New Jersey.

Anand Raj

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Customer Success | Firefighter

Anand Raj graduated with a B.com degree from CIMS Institute of Technology, Bangalore. He started his career with H.G.S Global Solutions as a Healthcare claim process executive before joining Artoo. Because of its reach, technology has made it easier for everyone to communicate with anyone in this world, and it can be harnessed to empower people of all strata together. This ideology of Artoo resonated with Anand, and he joined Artoo as a firefighter in the Customer Success team.