Advisory Board


Kiran is a Digital Domain expert with deep experience in Application Design, Content Development, Digital Marketing, and Analytics. He specialises in optimising Customer Experience for a better ROI with a special focus on Digital Channels. He evangelised Google Ad Solutions to C-Suite execs across million-dollar verticals, sold niche communication solutions to West Africa, designed, built, raised capital for an AdTech product and successfully sold it to a large Digital Marketing Firm.

Kiran worked in Global MNCs like Google & HCL as well as startups. Commerce Graduate and MBA from Liverpool John Moores University.

Manoj Bawa

Chartered Accountant with over 30 years of post-qualification experience. Started his career in Hindustan Petroleum, worked as CFO/Finance Head in companies such as VeriFone, Talisma, Cisco, McAfee, and Avesthagen in addition to a five-year stint in Nigeria.

Currently, Manoj assists startups, and smaller organisation in strategy formulation, business plan construction and eventual fundraise (as may be required). Manoj advises organizations who are on the scaling mode on the Compliance, Management Reviews & Financial Management/Road Map.

Bhaktha Keshavachar – CTO & Co-Founder of Ezetap Mobile Solutions Pvt Ltd.

Desperate to put “Made in India” on a product designed and manufactured in India, Bhaktha has led the architecture and development of the flagship mobile payment product and platform which enables any merchant, retail or enterprise, to accept payments in all digital forms in a smart way. Ezetap’s product crafting involves hardware design, mechanical design (both ID & MD), firmware development, mobile (and other platforms) app development and server application development.

Bhaktha worked for a large microprocessor company for more than a decade before taking the entrepreneurial plunge and co-founding Ezetap. Bangalorean, studied in Govt School till his middle school, was a Josephite during high school & PU; and Engineering from UVCE. Masters from Arizona State.