Team

Our Mission:
Empower Enterprises With Supply Chain Innovation To Unlock Our Resilient Future

From the very beginning our mission has been to ensure society's essential needs are always met by advancing enterprise supply chain resiliency. Billions of people globally depend on large enterprises for their essentials. 

 

We believe enterprise resiliency is the only way to ensure social resiliency.  We are committed to helping enterprises unlock the potential of digital and AI to ensure we are prepared for future shocks. 

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Raghav Dave
Senior Data Scientist

Raghav leads our data science and cloud functions. He is responsible for model development and machine learning development operations. He was formerly a CFD engineer and data scientist at Atkins

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Sridharan Murugadass PhD
Solutions Architect

Sri is responsible for building our big data pipeline and the cloud architecture for our digital twin platform. He formerly worked on real time inventory management and data pipeline projects for the likes of Walmart and Cosco while working for Blue Yonder.

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Sumit Sinha PhD
Chief Technology Officer

Sumit sets the direction of the technology strategy and ensures its execution. He is a current concluding his PhD in Digital Twins at the University of Warwick. He was formerly a researcher in industrial and systems engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.

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Asa Sabsono
Senior Software Engineer

Asa is responsible for designing and developing our big data information systems and software platform. She formerly worked at Spotify in Sweden conducting research into machine learning. Prior to that she taught data and programming modules at several universities

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Vanshika Dacosta
Data Scientist

Vanshika supports our data science function with a focus on our early warning system. She was formerly a data analyst at Proctor & Gamble before finishing her masters degree in Data Science 

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Jose Urbarno
Head of Product Design

Jose sets the product design strategy. He is responsible for all UX, UI and prototyping requirements of the Kavida.ai platform. He also runs a product design agency where he helps b2b and enterprises build digital solutions  

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Anam Rahman
Chief Executive Officer

Anam leads the team. He was the founder of covid19foodsupply.com which recruited and mobilised the Kavida.ai team. He formerly ran the food and agriculture practice at a boutique technology consultancy where he specialised in strategy and digital transformation. Prior to that he was an agrifood tech venture analyst

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Aran Fernando 
Head of Sales & Client Relations - South Asia

Aran heads sales and client relations for South Asia with a strong focus on the agrifood and pharmaceutical industry in India and Sri Lanka. He was formerly a medical devices strategy and sales leader at B Braun Medical where he was also responsible for implementation and change management

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Malarkodi Saroja PhD
Lead NLP Data Scientist

Malar is responsible for building our analytics engine. She has a PhD in natural language processing and spent 10 years as NLP researcher. Malar has also extensive experience working on disaster management AI for the Indian government

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Devansh Choubey 
Data Scientist 

Devansh is responsible for building our machine learning pipeline as well supporting the cloud architecture. Previously Devansh worked as a data scientist Tata Consulting Services where worked on numerous NLP and ML projects for major clients

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Dr. Dilshani Bogollagama
Advisor

Dilshani is advising on business development in South Asia to ensure food and medical security for the region with the Kavida.ai platform. She was formerly a medical practitioner before using her capabilities to advance patient centric healthcare systems.  

Join us

Send us your application to arahman@kavida.ai We would love to hear from you!

Our Covid-19 Story

Phase 1

Covid19foodsupply.com was set up in March 2020 and mobilised 35 data scientists, software engineers, academics, and applied mathematicians to build solutions to supply chain disruption challenges.

Phase 2

A core team was formed with our first prototype released. Additional teams members joined which strengthened commercial and technical capabilities.

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Phase 3

After 8 months of R&D, prototyping and testing, our supply chain digital twin solution was released.

Phase 4

Kavida.ai secures pre seed capital from strategic investors. 

Driving Social Impact
Through Supply Chain Innovation

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The biggest social problems in the world are inextricably linked to global supply chains. Our work is ensuring we tackle those issues. 

We join forces with others who share our values on innovation and social impact.