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Dr Tamaswati Ghosh,  CEO

A graduate of Queen's University, Canada (BSc Honors, Biochemistry & BA, Mathematics) and Imperial College London, UK (PhD, Molecular Biosciences), Tamaswati decided to pursue her interest in technology-based entrepreneurship. She has served as COO in SEAl, a leading SAP ERP partner in East Africa. As Director of Skylark, an FMCG company in Kenya, she led initiatives to bring professional organization and accountability. She is also the CEO of IITM's sector-specific incubator, IITM's Rural Technology and Business Incubator (RTBI)
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Priya Mohan,  
Senior Incubation Associate & Communications Manager

A graduate in Economics & Postgraduate in Management with specialisation in Marketing  from Mumbai University, Priya has 7 years of experience working with reputed media houses in the country like Times of India & The Week Magazine - Malayala Manorama. Priya is a  certified GRI 4, CSR & sustainability professional with in-depth technical knowledge in sustainability monitoring and reporting and has managed projects for a wide variety of Corporates / NGO’s and private organisations like ITDP (International Transport Development Institute), TeachforIndia, CPCL among others. 
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Jayalakshmi Umadikar,  Senior Manager - Academic Liaison (IITMIC & RTBI)

With Masters in Physics and Computer Applications, Jaya has over 20 years of varied technology experience, from teaching & research to software development. Out of this, she has over 6 years of personal entrepreneurial experience, as a partner in a start-up venture in Israel. She has been associated with RTBI for 5 years. Leading the agriculture initiative in RTBI to develop and implement technologies for the benefit of farmers, she has published papers in reputed journals and contributed chapters to books on Usability Research.
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Jayabala Subramaniam,  
Senior Incubation Officer & Operations 

A post graduate in Management with specialization in Finance, Jayabala has over three years of experience in the banking sector, primarily in electronic payment operations. As an employee of a banking establishment she had completed the junior and certified associate examination held by the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance.



Sudha S,  Senior Manager - Seed Fund (RTBI)

With BA in Finance & Credit Banking, Sudha worked with Banks and Financial Institutions over 15 years and been with RTBI for over 6 years.
 

Nupura S GuntheExecutive -Human Resource

A post graduate in Management with specialization in Human Resources, Nupura has over 9 years of experience in different sectors such as banking, entertainment, academic and NGO’s. She is associated with broad range of HR functions covering everything right from recruitment to settlement for our entire ecosystem. She has also vast experience in organizing events, workshops and conferences.
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Aswini Abraham,  Incubation Associate

A BTech graduate in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Govt. Model Engineering College and post graduate in Rural Management from Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), Aswini worked as Deputy Manager (Engineering Dept.) at AMUL (Panchmahal Union). Later she joined Coconut Development Board as Consultant and helped in mentoring newly formed Coconut Producer Companies. She also worked as Business Development Manager at Kara Ventures, a social enterprise creating handwoven textile products by partnering with local weaving co-operatives in Kerala. 

A Charles,  Events Coordinator

Postgraduate in Biotechnology from Loyola College, Chennai, Charles has been associated with RTBI for the past 3 years. As part of the team working in the area of "Transforming Healthcare Delivery" (a collaborative effort between IIT Madras, CMC Vellore, Uniphore Software Solutions and Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden) Charles gained extensive experience in data collection, applied research and project management. He has assisted in events management, campaign organizing and has also facilitated in producing documentaries & videos for various initiatives/campaigns at IITMIC and RTBI.


Solomon Raja,  Administrative Officer

A graduate in Accounting & Finance and post graduate in Business Administration in Marketing Management, Soloman has over 11 years of experience in management, marketing and Administration in various domains. He was working as a Project coordinator in IIT Madras for the last one year.