mohit has a decade strong experience in product management and strategic implementation across multi-billion dollar corporates to early-stage startups. tasted entrepreneurship with a deep dive in disabilities, where he designed an award-winning effective yet affordable assistive aid for visually challenged people. he is a chartered accountant and an MBA from IIM Calcutta.
mohit's experience of working at the/nudge in his own words:
For me working at the/nudge has been defined as a ""hyper-hustle in a strong support ecosystem.""
the/nudge embodies a great place to work, with a challenging environment to keep you on your toes to deliver the absolute best but at the same time enabling a rich support culture for you to thrive in.
Nappina comes to the/nudge after 12+ years in management consulting before which she was an entrepreneur twice over. In all, over the last 19 years, she has worked with over 150 clients across categories, from start-ups to conglomerates giving her invaluable insight into what it takes to create sustainable value. Her worldview is shaped by her design education which taught her to thrive in situations where all the answers aren’t known.
Subhashree Dutta leads Social Entrepreneurship at The/Nudge. She believes that social entrepreneurs can play a critical role in bringing out catalytic change to India. Subhashree has 30 years’ investing experience in the Asian credit markets across the broad spectrum of credit strategies and has lived in 6 countries. Subhashree worked for 20 years with Fiera Capital (Asia) (formerly Clearwater Capital Partners) and her last assignment was as CEO of its Singapore office. She started her career with ICICI Bank in India. Subhashree has a PGDM from IIM Calcutta and is a CFA® charterholder.
With a decade of experience in for-profit and not-for-profit sectors, Akash is passionate about bringing large-scale social transformations by leveraging the strengths of social impact organizations and businesses. At The/Nudge Incubator at the Center for Social Innovation, Akash nudges and nurtures committed and motivated startup founders solving for poverty. Prior to The/Nudge, he worked at social impact organizations such as the Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives (APPI), Ashoka Innovators for the Public, PATH, and Karnataka Health Promotion Trust. He co-founded and led Oodio - an Indian premium design startup, consulted for Deloitte, and taught at BITS Pilani. Akash holds a BE from BITS Pilani, an MBA from the University of Washington at Seattle, and an MS from Harvard University.
Bharath has spent over 10 years in the education sector. He started as a teacher at Indus International School, and later went on to teach and impact the lives of children from vulnerable communities as a Teach for India Fellow. Over the last 7 years, in his roles at the India School Leadership Institute and Thermax foundation, he has been involved in launching and scaling professional development programs for educators by leading high performing teams. Bharath holds a Master of Science degree in Microbiology from St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore.
Head of Operations, Incubator; Project Manager, Meri Mitti
Head of Operations, Incubator; Project Manager, Meri Mitti
Ayushi is an experienced development sectorprofessional with a history of working in grassroots organizations in thelivelihood sector. She is skilled in strategy, social innovation,entrepreneurship, market research, and financial sustainability. Ayushi hasdone her Master's in Social Entrepreneurship from TISS, Mumbai, and has workedin Kerala and Bihar before joining The/Nudge Institute.
Bhargavi leads the Accelerator program atThe/Nudge Center for Social Innovation. She brings 12+ years of experience inthe industry in business operations and finance (Hewlett Packard & Startupfirms) and ~7 years in leadership development and executive coaching. Shebelieves in moving individuals and organizations towards positive change andfulfillment of true potential. Bhargavi is an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad and is anAssociate Certified Coach (ACC) from the International coaching federation.
Namratha has close to 7 years of work experience across the impact and IT sectors. At The/Nudge Institute, Namratha is the Head of Operations for the Accelerator program nudging and nurturing social entrepreneurs in the livelihood space. She believes in educational equity and equal opportunity for underserved communities and is passionate about enabling other non-profits to reach their full potential. Before joining The/Nudge Institute, she worked with one of the top IT companies in India, Wipro Ltd., as a test engineer for Ford Motor Company (USA) and as an executive in the Workforce Management Group. Namratha holds a B.Tech degree from Chandigarh Engineering College. She is recognized as a McKinsey Next Generation Women Leader APAC 2022 and a Google tech4good fellow. In her free time, Namratha mentors students at an NGO - Akshar, and actively participates in the leap.club.
After 17 years of starting, scaling and turning around various businesses in some of the largest and most respected organisations globally, Atul decided to start The/Nudge Foundation to fulfill his passion of working on inequality and social issues facing India. He was previously the Chief Revenue Officer of InMobi. Prior to InMobi, he has worked in key positions at Google, Adobe, Samsung and Infosys. He was also the Chairman of the board of a non-profit, EndPoverty. Atul has been named in the #40underForty list by The Economic Times in 2017. Atul holds a MBA from Indian School of Business and B-Tech from National Institute of Technology.
Sudha leads N/Core and related initiatives to attract and develop top talent working on problems of poverty. She started her career in the technology sector, and spent 16 years in various leadership roles spanning business operations, engineering and organizational development. Her passion is in enabling organizations to ramp in scale and competence to achieve audacious goals. She was therefore attracted to the development sector and the immense opportunities it offers for organizations to innovate and grow their impact.
Akshay has 18 years of experience in the capital markets focussed on equity analysis across various sectors ( IT services, Cement, Hotels, Shipping, Construction, Infrastructure, Capital Goods and Real Estate) alongwith thematic research to shape industry thought processes. Akshay was in the past, Executive Director at Morgan Stanley.
Manoj has 10 years of experience in the tech-product domain. In the past, Manoj has led product for Airtel, Times Internet and ICICI Lombard.He has also founded a startup exploring value addition opportunities in the unorganised MSME ecosystem in rural Uttarakhand. Manoj holds an MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur.
Sriram leads Partnership and Engagement. in the past he was leading community outreach and mobilization at The/Nudge Foundation. After several years of experience across consulting and market research at Frost and Sullivan and GlobalData, Sriram’s entrepreneurial journey led him to build the India community mobilization and retail fundraising operations at Amnesty International India where he mobilized 2 million people. His beliefs are rooted in equal access to opportunities and people driven social change at scale. Sriram holds a B.E. (Hons) from BITS, Pilani.
G D Menon is a seasoned professional with an overall 34 years experience, managing the entire gamut of finance and accounts, treasury, tax and regulatory functions and financial planning & analysis in global technology companies and IT software solutions services in the corporate sector. Prior to joining The/Nudge, he worked with Allianz India, Cerner India & served as their Financial Controller.
He graduated in Commerce stream and holds an MBA in Financial Management & Transportation from Annamalai University.