Suresh K Krishna

Co-Founder and Advisor

Born 1971, Suresh K Krishna is Director of Grameen Koota Financial Services Pvt Ltd and has been with the social enterprise since 1999. He has a masters degree in sociology and has worked in the field of micro enterprise development and the promotion of women self-help groups. He’s the Chairman of Microfinance Focus, an online portal and on the board of Sa-dhan, a national MFI Association.

Shweta Taneja


Shweta Taneja is a writer, author, scriptwriter and communication specialist with more than thirteen years of experience in digital and print communication. She’s published four books and more than two hundred articles and can be found lurking at @shwetawrites

Thejesh GN


Thejesh GN (ತೇಜೇಶ್ ಜಿ.ಎನ್) “Thej”  is an Independent Technologist, developer, blogger, data enthusiast and traveler from Bangalore, India. He is the cofounder of DataMeet. Loves exploring data and programming.

Srinivas Ramanujam

Srinivas is passionate about human-centered design and innovation in business models to create a positive impact on society and environment. After more than 15 years of experience across sectors in the corporate, he followed his heart into social entrepreneurship. He works with Villgro and looks after their investments in agriculture and allied sectors. He unwinds and does his best thinking while running early mornings.

Wieke van Dijken

Believing in a better future, Wieke van Dijken, guides people to be their best self. By listening, challenging and encouraging people, Wieke has the ability to see the bigger picture and to translate it to the first small steps in going for the journey to realize what really matters. As an activist she makes sure you don’t get lost in unimportant details, but always see the mission you are working for. She gives trust and energy and makes the journey fun!

PK Narayanan

PK’s passion is to help growth-driven leaders reach their potential and beyond; helping them to be even more successful thus creating a positive impact for themselves, their people, and the society at large. A keen observer of business and social entrepreneurship, leadership strategies and performances, PK brings-in varied skill sets that play an important part in coaching successful business leaders.

Prof. Sourav Mukherji

Professor Sourav Mukherji teaches post-graduate courses at IIM Bangalore on Organization Design and Inclusive Business Models. His research focus is on inclusive business models – businesses that address the needs of the poor in a financially sustainable manner. Sourav is an avid follower of sports, enjoys running long distances and explores means of transferring lessons learned from sports to management.