Team 4

Our Mentors

Mentors play a key role in shaping individuals by bringing industry experience in a 1:1 setup, get advice to steer their learning, and fill experiential gaps. Initially, we are focusing on curating mentors through our networks; in near future, we will open it up for interested individuals through a vetting process. Following are some of our Mentors who are helping individuals reach their potential:

Binda Satpathy

Founding Mentor

Doctoral Student of Leadership & Learning in Organizations, K-12 Math Faculty (Gifted Programs) with Bellevue School District, and Microsoft Alum.

Preethi Vemu

Founding Mentor and Senior Technical Program Manager

With ~17 years of experience, Preethi is a seasoned Program Manager Prior to becoming a Program Manager, Preethi was a Software Development Engineer in Test. She has experience of having worked in both India and the United States, has led teams across Puerto Rico and China and now works with teams spread across US, Norway, and Germany. During her time in India, Preethi was involved in the Women in IT programs at Microsoft like Code for Her, Microsoft Digigirlz and WISE mentoring, a program for women from Tier 2 colleges to get industry experience. Preethi enjoys mentoring women, she believes there is two-way learning in a mentoring relationship.

Ramana Murthy

Senior Technical Program Manager with Amazon.

Ramana has 20 years of experience in the software industry. He started his career as a software engineer, and moved to focus on Product Management and Program Management. He is passionate about building products and services that delight customers and simplify user experiences. He currently works for Amazon leading a key program in the Fire TV organization. Fire TV is the number one media player that streams video, music and games to your TV. Previously, Ramana worked at Microsoft for 12 years in various roles across different groups, notable ones being Windows Product Activation and Sales Incentives. He has worked with startup companies and mentored new recruits and employees in various capacities. He loves reading and tinkering with TV products.

Saranya Vemu

Senior Program Manager

Yogesh Roy

AI Leader with Microsoft.

We are trailblazing innovative techniques in leveraging Machine Learning for cyber security over petabytes of data on Azure cloud. I have successfully built multi-functional teams from ground-up, incubating new opportunities that delight customer, and delivering technical solutions through full-cycle from inception to market delivery. Expert at driving machine learning innovation for security analytics and developing big data cloud services. Adept at ensuring timeliness and quality of deliverables in dynamic and fast paced environments using agile practices and data-driven decision making. Hands-on software architecture, design, and engineering experience.

Sabyasachi Pradhan


Technology Leader with global experience and expertise in building complex, scalable, distributed systems, proven track record of managing and delivering mission critical products and services resulting in big revenues for the organization. Experienced in managing all aspects of technology in all phases of Strategy, Software engineering, People Management and Organizational Leadership. Built high performing teams. Lead small to large teams to solve complex challenges and drive business results while staying on the leading edge of the technology landscape.

Extensive experience in Cloud Services, Distributed Systems, with strong focus on Architecture, Design, Engineering excellence, Building systems that lasts long.

Shipped multiple releases for Windows/Office Activation, AI/ML Powered Sales Recommendation system for Microsoft, Microsoft Device’s Supply Chain, Semiconductor fabrication automation & control systems.

Sushant Shrivastava

Director Technology Strategist

Versatile, passionate and results focused professional with 2+ decades of international experience having fundamental curiosity for how ideas become reality, to learn and lead ways in which we Operate our business effectively, Create high value for our customers, and shareholders and Develop individuals/teams along the way. Currently helping organizations achieve more with their digital transformation investments

Ramesh Chengalrayan

SRE Lead

I have spent 15+ Years in IT Infrastructure and Process Development in leading IT companies. Lead Operational and Project Teams. Believe in working towards customer satisfaction is key to success in any industry.  Conduct audits to meet SLA’s. Weekly spend time on performance reviews and analysis.  Love to travel, like to meet new people explore places. Have a happy family life and love to watch sports events. Looking forward working with new ventures.

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