Dr. Ravi Bhagavatula
As the Chairman of the Board, Ravi advises the overall Investment Management and Strategy at Artha Yantra. Based in the US, he is the Managing Director of WFA Global Investments, which provided seed funding to Artha Yantra. Ravi utilizes his two decades of global experience in finance and leadership skills to focus on developing and mentoring innovative firms, especially in emerging markets. Prior to this, Ravi was a Managing Director at UBS, after working as a Managing Director at AIG, particularly in various senior roles for more than a decade. During his long productive career in the global capital markets, he also worked with Sun Life and Morgan Stanley. Ravi has an undergraduate degree from IIT-Kanpur and holds PhD in Statistical Physics, and entered the financial industry following his post-doctoral exposure to Computational Finance at the Carnegie Mellon University. Ravi also has the distinction of being an alumnus of the Wharton School and is a CFA charter holder.
Nitin B Vyakaranam
Nitin Vyakaranam is the founder & CEO of ArthaYantra, India’s first Robo Advisor. Under his leadership, ArthaYantra has been able to get over 68,000+ registered users from 600+ locations in the country, in a little over 2 years. ArthaYantra has been recognized as one of the top 35 FinTech companies in Asia Pacific by Finovate Asia, 2013 for innovation. Nitin holds multiple patents in the field of retail financial services and customer value measurements. Nitin is a regular contributor to major financial sector media houses in India which seek his opinion on latest trends in personal finance and he is also regularly featured for his expertise in the national media. Nitin has done his PGDM in Analytical Finance and Leadership from Indian School of Business (ISB) and also holds an MS degree in electrical engineering from Northern Illinois University (NIU), Illinois.
Sunil Lingareddy is the co- founder and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of ArthaYantra. As CFO, he manages the Finances and Operations at ArthaYantra. Sunil brings in managerial proficiency as he is backed by more than 14 years of experience in managing various family businesses with interests in Pharmaceuticals, Infrastructure, Energy and Real Estate. He is a Member of the Board of Management of Saraca Labs and Coramandel Infrastructure. He has the credit of being mentor to various companies as well as being instrumental in improving their operational efficiency. Sunil Lingareddy holds an MBA in Leadership and Change Management from the Indian School of Business (ISB) and a BE in Chemical Engineering from NIT (Warangal).