About Our Team

People behind the cause

Team

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Gaurav Mittal

Founder
A product of IIT BHU, Gaurav majored in Mathematics and Computation and joined Citrix as security researcher. A technophile by choice he spearheads innovation at Eye-D. An upholder of the lean startup methodology, He has brought Eye-D a long way along with him starting it as a hobby project to the most loved venture by visually impaired.

Shaswat Jena

Operations & QA
Shaswat became a part of the Eye-D initiative in 2015 and since then he has been the first point of contact for Eye-D for worldwide users. A graduate in Electronics and Communication Engineering, he looks after community building, product research and quality assurance. Prior to Eye-D he used to work in gaming industry and is keen about augmented reality.

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Vaibhav Asthana

Co-founder, Technology
Graduate from VIT Vellore, Vaibhav is keen on technologies for visually impaired. He takes care of the backend engine development, and web interfaces at Eye-D. Vaibhav is also very enthusiastic about AI and data analytics. Prior to Eye-D he worked at Tesco as software engineer, then for an USA based startup during its early tech scale phase.

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Rimi Thapa

Marketing & Communication
A graduate from BHU and post graduate from Manipal University majoring Communication. She loves to explore new things in life. She has taken up many social transformation projects and that’s the reason she is passionate about Eye-D. She loves to travel and interact with people. Rimi is a yoga and meditation enthusiast too.

Advisory Board

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Bharat Gera

General Manager, St John’s National Academy of Health Sciences
Passionate about new ideas that bring business and social transformation, Bharat works with Digital Technology Ventures as Strategy and Innovation Consultant. Alumni of Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies Bharat started his  first venture Think Ahead in 1996. Currently Bharat works at St John’s NAHS.

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Vinod Sood

MD Hughes Systique, NASSCOM Engineering Council and TiE Charter member,
Advisor and Mentor to number of startups including OYO Rooms.

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Prateek Madhav

General Manager at Accenture, Board Member & Former CEO, Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled
Alumni of IIM Calcutta Mr. Madhav is inclined towards innovation. Prateek specialises in strategy fundraising, corporate philanthropy and bringing technology to market. He is also a member of Technical Advisory Board, Disability Initiatives at Dr. Reddy’s Foundation.