Board of Trustees

Sam Pitroda, Honorary Chairman, Action For India

Sam Pitroda

Honorary Chairman

Dr P Vijay Bhatkar

Dr. P Vijay Bhatkar

Architect of India's First Supercomputer

Rentala Chandrashekhar

Rentala Chandrashekhar

Previously President at NASSCOM

Rajeev Gowda, MP Rajya Sabha

Rajeev Gowda

Previously Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Tom Kailath

Tom Kailath

Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Shiv Khemka

Shiv Khemka

Vice-Chairman, SUN Group


Board of Directors

Sanjay Kadaveru, Founder & President, Action For India

Sanjay Kadaveru

Founder & President, Action For India

Tralance O Addy, Founder & President, Plebys International LLC

Tralance O Addy

Founder & President, Plebys International LLC

Prasad Inampudi, CEO at PI Tax Prep LLC

Prasad Inampudi

CEO at PI Tax Prep LLC

Amit Jain, Start-up Mentor & Business Strategist

Amit Jain

Start-up Mentor & Business Strategist

Kishore Kumar, Founder & CEO, Nuviso Networks

Kishore Kumar

Founder & CEO, Nuviso Networks

K Srinivasan, Director & CEO, AllGoVision

K Srinivasan

Director & CEO, AllGoVision

Cynthia Lang, Philanthropist, Strategist

Cynthia Lang

Philanthropist, Strategist

Ravi Mantha, Co-Founder and Director, Bollant Industries

Ravi Mantha

Co-Founder and Director, Bollant Industries

Sandeep Raju, Co-Founder & Director, Samaaru

Sandeep Raju

Co-Founder & Director, Samaaru

Neerja Raman, Visiting Scholar, Stanford University

Neerja Raman

Visiting Scholar, Stanford University

Ranjani Saigal, Executive Director, Ekal Vidyalaya

Ranjani Saigal

Executive Director, Ekal Vidyalaya

Anand Shah, ounder, Dhamiri

Anand Shah

Founder, Dhamiri

Anand Vasudevan, Founder & CEO, Spotimyze Mobility & Energy

Anand Vasudevan

Founder & CEO, Spotimyze Mobility & Energy

Venkata Narasimham Peri, Founder and CEO, CognitiveCare

Venkata Narasimham Peri

Founder and CEO, CognitiveCare


AFI Team

Sanjay Kadaveru, Founder & President, Action For India

Sanjay Kadaveru

Founder & President, Action For India

Natesh BV

Natesh BV

Senior Advisor

Hemanth Achaya

Hemanth Achaya

Senior Advisor

Dipanjana Bhattacherjee, Project Manager

Dipanjana Bhattacherjee

Program Manager


Advisory Board

Dr. James J. Gillespie, President,  Center for Healthcare Innovation

Dr. James J. Gillespie

President, Center for Healthcare Innovation

Ashish Dhawan, Founder and CEO, Central Square Foundation

Ashish Dhawan

Founder and CEO, Central Square Foundation

Prof V. Kasturi Rangan, Harvard Business School

Prof V. Kasturi Rangan

Harvard Business School

Lalitesh Katragadda, Founder, Indihood

Lalitesh Katragadda

Founder, Indihood

Janaki Murugavel, Founder & CEO, Bharat Matrimony

Janaki Murugavel

Founder & CEO, Bharat Matrimony

Phanindra Sama, Founder, RedBus

Phanindra Sama

Founder, RedBus

Prem Jain, CEO, Pensando Systems

Prem Jain

CEO, Pensando Systems

Anant Jhingran, CEO at StepZen

Anant Jhingran

CEO at StepZen

Ashish Goel Professor, Stanford University & Principal Scientist, Teapot

Ashish Goel

Professor, Stanford University


Silicon Valley Leadership Circle

Prof. Hayagreeva Rao, Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Chairman, AFIs Silicon Valley Leadership Circle

Prof. Hayagreeva Rao

Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Srini Akkaraju, Managing General Partner, Samsara BioCapital

Srini Akkaraju

Managing General Partner, Samsara BioCapital

Raj Atluru, Managing Director, Silver Lake Kraftwerk

Raj Atluru

Founder and Managing Director, Activate Capital

Prof Mark Granovetter, Professor, Dept. of Sociology, Stanford

Prof Mark Granovetter

Professor, Dept. of Sociology, Stanford

Raju Reddy, Entrepreneur, Angel investor

Raju Reddy

Entrepreneur, Angel investor

Radhika Shah, Tech entrepreneur, Founding Co-Chair, Organizing for Action (OFA) Women's Tech Leadership Forum

Radhika Shah

Tech entrepreneur, Founding Co-Chair, Organizing for Action

Steve Toben, President of the Flora Family Foundation

Steve Toben

President of the Flora Family Foundation

Colburn S. Wilbur, Interim President and CEO, The California Wellness Foundation

Colburn S. Wilbur

Interim President and CEO, The California Wellness Foundation