Board of Directors



Kannan Lakshminarayan – Kannan is a “parallel” entrepreneur and award winning innovator. He is also the Founder & CTO of Vortex and Managing Trustee of Fractal Foundation. Kannan has a track-record of successful development and commercialisation of customized solutions in the domain of electro-mechanical engineering, particularly for contexts that are price-sensitive and demand high reliability. He engages widely with grass-root level organizations and NGOs working with rural poor on sustainable solutions that improve quality of life, from whom he draws inspiration for pioneering new solutions that hold the promise of scalable impact.

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Sabarinath Nair -Sabarinath is a computer scientist with interest in simulation integrated training methodologies. He has wide experience in building intuitive and effective products and solutions for the developing world. He has taken the entrepreneurial leap with a vision of using technology as an aid to bridge the vocational skill gap and deliver a significant social impact. Prior to founding Skillveri, he was handling marketing of Vortex ATMs.


C Sivakumar – C Siva Kumar is currently involved in the manufacturing industry as Managing Partner of Prabha Associates, which is Focused on Asset Light Manufacturing, Consulting and turning around SME organizations, this is the Flagship organization of the group engaged in multiple projects in India and the Middle East. Additionally, he has been instrumental in creating a vibrant and innovative retail presence through his group’s franchisee initiatives with Titan Industries Limited and TVS Motor Company Limited.


Rema Subramanian – Rema co-founded Ankur Capital with a vision to use her multi decade CXO and entrepreneurial experience to bring the tools to young startups to become game changers. She has worked across education and IT/ITES taking young companies from scratch to midsize ventures. She is a cost accountant from ICFAI and when she has spare time she likes to travel and try her hand at growing plants.

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