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    Debasis Goswami

    General Manager, Shell E4 Startup Hub

    Debasis has over 20 years’ experience across multiple Global organizations. He has worked extensively in Open innovation , Strategy, New Product Innovation, Business Development. Debasis lead the Open Innovation Platform for an MNC prior to joining Shell E4 . He has lead multiple New Growth initiatives in his prior organizations and commercialized solutions to market. Debasis is an MBA in Marketing & Finance, BE in Mechanical Engineering. He is an avid photographer & loves to play and watch cricket, football. Debasis is passionate about the startup ecosystem and works closely with several startups as a mentor.

  • Sanjay Bakshi

    Sanjay Bakshi

    Program Manager, Shell E4 Startup Hub

    Sanjay is business management graduate with 15 years diverse experience in downstream Retail and Global commercial business and leading change management programs. In his previous role he was leading digital strategy and innovation for India lubricants business and active in supporting and guiding APME lubricants business on digital mandates. He works closely with the Shell E4 cohorts to help them derive the maximum benefit from the program.

  • Siddharth Mehta

    Siddharth Mehta

    Deal Lead, Shell E4 Startup Hub | Principal, Shell Ventures

    Siddharth joined Shell in 2012 and has more than 10 years of techno-financial experience in the energy and real asset space. Prior to joining the Shell E4 start-up Hub and Shell Ventures, he held multiple technical and managerial roles at Shell across project finance and economics for new business development deals along with a short stint at a private equity fund in US. Along with being the deal lead for Shell E4, Siddharth also leads Shell Ventures in India.

  •  Vishnu Narahari

     Vishnu Narahari

    Deployment Manager, Shell E4 Startup Hub

    Vishnu leads the deployments of E4 Startup portfolio by identifying strategic opportunities for startups. He is good in understanding various technologies and industries, analytical thinking and curious about technology developments. He has over 10 years’ experience in Competitive Technology Intelligence to provide insights to Technology & IP Strategy. He has also worked for a year in Change Management with the Organization Development team to drive the cultural changes in the organization. Prior to Shell, he has worked in GE, Evalueserve, Unitedlex. Vishnu has a background in Mechanical Engineering and hold master’s degree from IIT Delhi. He is currently pursuing his Post Graduation in Strategic Management from IIM Kozhikode.

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    Abhijit Dalai

    Investment Associate, Shell E4 Startup Hub

    Curious by nature, Abhijit believes in timely and firm decision making, values optimism and stability. Prior to joining Shell E4 Startup Hub, Abhijit was managing E-commerce business and was responsible for building Digital strategy and venture projects primarily for Shell India lubricants. He led some of the key alternative digital business models and worked closely with tech-enabled startups. Abhijit holds an MBA from IIM Bangalore. His personal interest lies in the domain of ecommerce, mobility, digital, consumer services.

  •  Rishabh Singh

     Rishabh Singh

    Program Support Analyst, Shell E4 Startup Hub

    Rishabh is responsible for day to day operations at Shell E4 Startup Hub. He works closely with the Project Managers. Prior to the Shell E4 Rishabh worked at YourStory as a Program Management Intern. He holds Post Graduation Diploma in Management from AICTE. He specializes in, marketing, operations management and event logistics. In college, Rishabh has done several live projects with start-ups like Zoomcar, JoshTalks & RedQuanta. He was also college representative for E-Cell IIT Bombay for 6 months. In his free time, Rishabh loves to venture outdoors and loves reading books.

  • Asha

    Asha Sanathana

    Administration Assistant,  Shell E4 Startup Hub

    Asha has worked in various functions within corporate in India and Dubai. She carries 8 years of experience in Business Support, Credit control and Digital marketing. Having worked as a Senior Analyst with Google she is an expert in Google ads and Analytics. Joined Shell in Nov 2019.Asha Holds a Degree from Mount Carmel College Bangalore. She enjoys travelling andholds a keen interest to learn different languages.

  • Aditya Kumar

    Aditya Kumar

    Startup Manager

    Aditya has about 9 years of experience across multinational companies. He has extensive experience in Open Innovation and New Product Innovation through startup collaboration. He led diverse projects with a strategic focus in Defense and Homeland security & has hands-on experience on many co-creation projects with various startups while working at Larsen & Toubro, Daimler and TechFounders.


  •  smrithi rayen

    Smrithi Rayen

    Program Associate

    Smrithi has 5 years of experience ranging from merchandising, stationery, FMCG and tourism and has gained competencies in market research across all sectors. Previously, She worked at Nielsen India as an International service coordinator and a Research executive and had been a part of the Nielsen Global initiatives during her tenure there. She has also worked with startups and had co-founded a tourism based venture before joining Shell.

  •  Suman Jha

     Suman Jha

    Volunteer Community lead, Shell E4 Startup Hub

    Suman has been with Shell for about 11 years and has worked with various Shell businesses and functions like Finance, P&T, UAD and DS-Retail during this period. Suman is supporting the Shell E4 program as Volunteer Lead. In his regular role he is the Global Continuous Improvement Manager for Retail Network.  Prior to joining Shell, Suman worked for Ford Motor Company, HP and Dell in the area of Manufacturing operations, managing new vehicle launches, Change management and Operational Excellence. Together with Shell E4 core team and several likeminded and passionate volunteers, Suman is looking forward to be part of this exciting journey ahead.

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