Rohit Kumar Pandey
Co-founder & CEO
Rohit Kumar Pandey is a “technology enthusiast” who enjoys challenging tasks. He is passionate about delivering value powered by technology. Rohit holds a master’s degree in Information Technology from IIIT, Bangalore. Before starting SigTuple, he held different technical leadership positions in Big Data Labs at American Express and built strong research and development teams to deliver enterprise platforms, tools and capabilities.
Tathagato Rai Dastidar
Co-founder & CSO
Tathagato Rai Dastidar, better known as “Tatha”, is a tech industry old timer of 15+ years. He co-founded SigTuple in 2015, driven by his passion to apply advanced artificial intelligence techniques towards healthcare. A B.Tech. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from IIT Kharagpur, he has held technical leadership positions in various organisations including Yahoo!, American Express and Gracenote primarily in the fields of search, big data, machine learning and image processing.
He also had a brief stint as an entrepreneur, having co-founded a startup (AgO Synthesis) in the EDA/VLSI domain in 2007.
Co-founder & CTO
Apurv Anand hates talking about himself. Writing this bio is the toughest thing he’s done in recent years. He graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering. Since then he has worked at Qwest, Yahoo!, Veveo and the Big Data Labs at American Express. He has been seeking मनोरंजन in all his endeavours.
Chief Computer Scientist
Bharath Cheluvaraju is an “engineer at heart” with an eclectic mix of expertise in theoretical research, data science and engineering large scale distributed systems. He’s authored several research publications in conferences and journals, he also has patents granted in the areas of distributed systems, network analysis and software engineering. Prior to SigTuple he had stints at the Big Data Labs at American Express and Infosys Research Labs. He holds a master’s degree in Computer Science specialising in Information Systems and Data Science.
Senior Computer Scientist
Kumudini Kakwani has a master’s degree in Information Technology from IIIT Bangalore. She has previously worked with multiple teams at Amazon. Her areas of interest are advanced algorithms and machine learning. In her spare time she likes to travel, read books, and cook.
Lead Computer Scientist
Dheeraj Mundhra uses his machine learning, data science and analytical skills to solve problems with the vision of making life comfortable in a way no one knew existed. After doing his master’s degree in Mathematics and Computing from IIT Kharagpur, he thinks of nothing but using machine learning algorithms in varied environments.
Prior to SigTuple he worked in the Decision Science team at American Express and being a foodie, he also worked as a Data Scientist at Tinyowl Technologies. Other activities which interests him are adventures like jumping out of an airplane, travelling across cultures and he is up for snooker anytime!
Krishna Durai uses his computer science knowledge to make things simpler than they are. He graduated from NIT Nagpur with a Bachelors in Computer Science and Engineering, after which he began his pursuit of finding the right mix of distributed systems and AI to work with. Before he started his journey with SigTuple, he worked in the Big Data and Infrastructure team in TinyOwl, and Backend and Mobile Development team in Vaultize. He has a keen interest in Metal and likes to watch football in his spare time.
Lead Computer Scientist
Ameya Joshi is a computer vision aficionado who wants to use his technical prowess to make a difference in the lives of many. His passions include signal processing, math and robotics. He graduated with a B.E.(Hons.) Electrical and Electronics Engineering from BITS Pilani, Goa in 2014, and has since then worked at Ducere Tech in Hyderabad and Tonbo Imaging in Bangalore, before he joined SigTuple. His work so far has been a fusion of algorithms and electronics. A consummate foodie and an avid fantasy reader, he is always up to discuss his latest reads over a meal.
Senior Computer Scientist
Abhishek Vahadane is interested in the application of deep learning in biomedical problems. He received BTech degree from University of Pune and PhD (thesis submitted) from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati in 2016 for studies in Computational Pathology. His current research interests include biomedical imaging, computational pathology, image analysis and machine learning, and social impact of technology in health. He mentored a team at IIT G, which ranked first worldwide in breast cancer HER2 scoring contest organized by Warwick University. He was awarded Heritage fellowship to undertake research internship at CAMP, Technical University of Munich. He published several high impact journals and conferences like IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging (TMI) and International Symposium in Biomedical Imaging (ISBI). He likes travelling, nature, trekking and is an avid badminton player.
Madhumita Krishnaswamy handles the Quality, Compliance, and Regulatory Affairs at SigTuple. She graduated as a biomedical engineer from Dr Ambedkar Institute of Technology Bangalore, after which she pursued her Masters in Biomedical Engineering at Dundee University, Scotland. She has a total work experience of 6 years – 3 years with a hospital as biomedical engineer and 3 years in Quality, Compliance, and Regulatory Affairs at Forus Health Pvt. Ltd. She likes travelling, cooking and pot painting.
IP Research Analyst
Sukrit Mukherjee is technology-legal aficionado who leverages his skill set to create and manage robust intellectual property portfolios. After having completed his engineering in computer science, he graduated in Law (LL.B with Honours in Intellectual Property Laws) from IIT Kharagpur in 2015. Prior to joining SigTuple, he was a member of the IP Management group at TATA Consultancy Services. His work so far spans across Invention Mining & Innovation Conceptualization, IP Data Mining & Analytics, Patent Drafting, IP Portfolio Management and IP Enforcement & Litigation Support. He is also a foodie and a hardcore sports lover, with a particularly keen interest in football and tennis.
J.H.M. Apoorva is passionate about tech, enjoys research as much as development and carries an entrepreneurial apt. She graduated from IIT Roorkee with a Bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering. Being drawn towards computing from June 2013 floods in Northern India, she thinks of endless possibilities of disruptions using Machine Learning. A feminist and an avid trekker doesn’t mind long commutes for short treks.
Dr. Vijay Muralidharan
Lead Robotics Engineer
Dr. Vijay Muralidharan is a robotics enthusiast, researcher and developer. Over the last decade he has worked in non-trivial robotic problems, fusing mathematics, physics, electronics and mechanical design. After receiving a PhD from IIT Madras he worked as a Postdoc in LTU Sweden enduring sub-zero climates personally and professional challenges in space robotics. He is a nature lover and his hobbies include hiking, skiing, photography and astronomy.
Asit Kumar Singh
Asit Kumar Singh has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad (formerly, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad). Before joining SigTuple, he worked as a Full Stack Developer at Dryve (two-wheeler rental) and he also worked in the connectivity team at Harman International India. Other activities which interests him are playing racket sports and if you think you can beat him in any individual sports, well, “Challenge Accepted”.
Jayanth Chandra is an undergrad from RVCE, who is currently working as a Research Intern. His research areas include Algorithms and Computing. He has previously interned at Cisco where his work focussed on Dockers. He is a regular contributor to OSS and loves competitive programming. In his free time, he loves to watch anime and read mangas.
Jaiprasad is a “Machine learning enthusiast” passion for providing eyes(Vision) to devices. He graduated with a B-Tech in EEE from NITK Surathkal in 2016. He worked on research projects with labs like NAL Bangalore and NUS Singapore during his academics. His area of interest includes Embedded systems and Artificial Intelligence. In spare time he loves playing cricket and to watch movies. Anyone willing to have chat regarding Deep Learning or finding the best player for their cricket team is always welcomed to contact me.
Kiran K Madan
Senior Computer Scientist
Kiran K Madan has a Dual Degree in Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. Prior to joining SigTuple, he worked as data scientist at Dream 11 and American Express. He spends his spare time reading books, playing chess/badminton and debating with friends.
Nivedita Muthusubramanian, graduated from SSN College of Engg with a graduate degree in Computer Science. She believes that programming is the quickest way to make many creations and push to the real world to use it. Her interests mainly revolve around Mobile Development and Machine Learning. Before joining SigTuple, she worked as an Android Developer in Zoho and HyperVerge. She is an animal lover, huge foodie and loves to cook.
Aslam holds a master’s degree in Commerce from Al-Ameen college, Bangalore University and has 8 plus years of experience in Accounts and Finance. He always keen to stay on top of his tasks and acute to deliver value driven by knowledge. He has played many identical roles in accounting career as an Accounts & Finance Executive. These versatile exposures allow him today the flexibility to navigate and manage the financial circumstances in an organization. Before starting SigTuple, he held diverse Accounting & Financial roles at AquaSwiss Middle East LLC, built strong relationship and deliver responsible duties and capabilities. In addition to his experience in the field, he also has worked and learned accounting softwares: – Tally9.0, QuickBooks 16.0 and SAP/FICO.
Vision: Work with leaders, business groups and gain disseminate knowledge in accounting and information systems through collaborative relationships.
Amrutha is passionate about anything and everything that utilises computing power to make an impact in the society. She holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from IIIT Bangalore and Bachelors degree in Electrical & Electronics from BITS Pilani, Goa. She has over 3 years of industry experience having worked in Microsoft, Intel and HP Labs.
Senior QA Engineer
Roshni Kumari is Senior QA Engineer at SigTuple, Bangalore and has more than 3 years of experience in certifying quality to product and solutions. She has pursued B.Tech IT from VIT University, Vellore in 2013 and since then she has been working as a Tester with different MNCs. Her specialities include quality improvement, agile testing, managing talented QA team and finding & raising defects as many as possible to ensure the defect-free production. Outside of work, Roshni’s interest include reading modern history, watching TV series, spending time with friends and family. She is also a trained classical dancer.
Bedisha is responsible for keeping our people piece moving when it comes to the human resources and brings an equal amount of madness under the cover of fun@work and engagement to the team. With a keen analytical mindset and the ability to meaningfully stream information, she is the de-facto number cruncher when it comes to people processes and the go-to woman (almost) whenever there is an issue that needs solving..eh..most of the times when there’s a food fight @ SigTuple!! .
Shreepad pursued B.Tech in EEE from NITK Surathkal and graduated in 2016. After graduation, he worked in the Speech and Audio Group, IISc Bangalore for 8 months. His research interests include machine learning, data science, image and audio signal processing. He believes that using AI and data science, we can solve most of the problems that we are facing today. In his spare time he reads, travels, cooks, and plays badminton.
Satish has around 10 years of experience in domains like warehouse operations, finance, interior civil works, and administration. A man who believes that any work he does should be done very well. He loves spending time with his daughter. Being a huge fan of Thalaiva, he never misses a single movie of Ranjikanth.
Narsi did his BE from Manipal University, Jaipur in Mechatronics and is a part of our robotics team.In his free time, he loves tinkering with and building DIY electronic models or building M2M protocols. He is a nature lover and his hobbies include trekking & photography.
Sourabh believes he is a magician with a passion to create and solve every broken piece in the world. He graduated from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra with a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology. He loves to explore places, cultures, books, ideas to feed his hunger of curiosity. In his free time he respawns to fight his enemies in the dota battlefield.
Abhishek graduated in Mechanical and Automation Engineering from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi and his plan B was to be an astronaut if in case Robotics hadn’t worked out. He is a part of the robotics team. In his free time, you would find him reading tech blogs, exploring new innovations and technologies or playing LAN games.
Rajat believes that one of the few things that make life better is a bit of sportsman spirit. He credits this to his basket ball exp where he represented his school and college.
He is a B.Tech graduate from IIT Kanpur and in his free time he turns into a ferocious fighter in the DOTA Battlefield.
Dr Renu Ethirajan
Director of Pathology
A doctor with a difference – Dr. Renu is a specialized expert in pathology, who has chosen to explore newer horizons of innovation and technology. With more than 12 years of experience in her field, including 7 yrs of onco-pathology at a leading Cancer Hospital, she is driven by passion, energy and dreams. A true globe- trotter at heart, she lives by her motto – “Carpe diem”-Seize the day !
Shubhojit isn’t just the winner of the Global Impact CompetitionIndia from Singularity University but is a certified Deep Diving Expert too and on most of his vacations you’d find him talking to the fishes on a tropical coral reefs. Plans to get rich and invest in Tesla soon.
Rahul is a graduate from NITK and was a research assistant at Carnegie Mellon University prior to joining SigTuple. Also he is an Advanced Level Trekker and the highest he has conquered yet is KedarKantha. He dreams to spend a day at the Manchester United FC and meet Paul Scholes.
Love to be a part of disruptive innovations that can impact the aam janatha pulling yourself out from the comfort zones that goes beyond the ordinary. Love to back up the team and letting team face the glory of success. Master of Philosophy in Physics from St.Josephs’s College, Trichy with 17 years of experience in organizations like Forus Health, 3M India, Mercedes Benz, Varroc Engineering and Pricol. Hobbies include playing cricket, gardening exploring places and food.
Senior Computer Scientist
Harshit Pande is interested in theory and practice of Machine Learning and Deep Learning for solving problems in Computer Vision and Natural Language Processing. He enjoys not only the programming aspect of Data Science but the mathematical underpinnings of the same are equally alluring to him. He finished his B.Tech in Biotechnology from IIT Roorkee, which was followed by two Masters: one in Biophysics & Biochemistry from McGill University and another in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT Bombay. He had worked at Samsung R&D Institute Bangalore, where he was applying Probabilistic Modeling, Machine Learning and Deep Learning to text and time series data. Harshit loves to play chess and discuss fascinating ideas. He enjoys running & swimming for fitness.
Bhuvan is a graduate from NITK, Surathkal, who has worked for D. E. Shaw & Co. before joining Sigtuple. He is a Data Science Enthusiast, who loves mining interesting insights from data to build innovative applications. He enjoys playing Guitar and Mrudangam in his free time, flamenco being his favorite style. He is an avid adventurer who has completed few Himalayan treks.