Welcome to i2mf

Meet the Mentors

The Team

Vivek Khare

Mentor in Chief

Technologist, investor, mentor, advisor… Vivek is a man of many parts. After cutting his teeth as Technology Head at Info Edge and Business Head at Jeevansathi.com, he took on the role of VP Corporate Development at Infoedge and invested in and mentored unicorns like Zomato and Policybazaar and other successful startups like Meritnation, Happily Unmarried, Canvera, and Jaypore.

Having learned all about the consumer market on the job, Vivek knows a good investment when he sees one. As a lead investor, he has helped build many successful online businesses, including VastraApp, MEDdelivery, and Nivesh.com. He is one of the most successful angel investors out there, with a portfolio of 25 something startups.

As a co-founder of i2MF, Vivek is set to mentor you to success like he has many other budding entrepreneurs.

Deepali Singh

Mentor Startup Business and Operations

Long before she decided to set out on her own entrepreneurial voyage, Deepali was already working with raw ideas and building businesses from the ground up. Having been one of the core members of Naukri.com, she headed and curated successful businesses like 99acres.com and Firstnaukri.com.

With more than 25 years of experience in the domains of education and human resources, Deepali’s strength lies in finding solutions to challenges related to choosing careers. From defining vision and strategy, performing feasibility studies, and gathering business requirements to modeling a business process, collecting and organizing data, and performing gap analysis, Deepali has worked at every stage of a project lifecycle.

With i2MF, Deepali is here to use her long years of diverse experience to help startup founders navigate the choppy waters of setting up and growing a business as smoothly as possible.

Harry Saundh

Mentor- Technology

Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of ExpertRating Solutions, with a Master's degree in Computer Science, Harry is an accomplished technology leader focused on yielding product growth through engineering.

In a career spanning over 25 years, Harry has created numerous scalable and resilient software across industries and is as passionate about building web applications as he is about building highly engaged, diversified, and impactful engineering teams and organizations.

As a technology enthusiast, Harry keeps an eye on the latest and emerging technologies and, as a serial entrepreneur, he makes sure to convert them into opportunities to build highly-scalable, distributed systems to support product growth.

Ravi Saundh

Mentor Business Strategy, financial management, and operations

Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of ExpertRating Solutions, Ravi is an astute entrepreneur who has a strong ability to sense and seize opportunities before others do. Starting with a small company back in 2000, he has used his strategic planning and management skills to forge alliances with leading job boards and marketplaces such as Naukri.com, Upwork, Guru.com, Fiverr, and Flexjobs, making his company their preferred skills assessment partner.

With over two decades of experience, Ravi has made his experimental company of two people and 50 skill assessment tests grow into a profitable company of 30 employees and 800+ tests. In spite of his professional success, Ravi has never stopped learning. He added a second MBA (in entrepreneurship from Imperial College London) to his list of credentials when he had already become firmly established as an entrepreneur.

Lokesh Bitra

Design Thinking and user experience

An alumnus of the National Institute of Design, Lokesh is a product designer by trade and an entrepreneur at heart. From ideation to adoption, he has experience in all aspects of digital product design and has created diverse products, ranging from daily use applications for clients like Nokia to enterprise products for clients like Vanenburg. During his stint at Info Edge, he spearheaded the UX team and handled the company’s transition from legacy systems to a user-centered approach.

Lokesh is a passionate advocate of usability, appropriateness, and sustainability in design. He teaches at design schools as visiting faculty and conducts workshops for senior professionals in design thinking and for industrialists in product ergonomics and interface design.

Meet Our Team

Vivek Khare

Mentor in Chief

Technologist, investor, mentor, advisor… Vivek is a man of many parts. After cutting his teeth as

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Deepali Singh

Mentor in Chief

Long before she decided to set out on her own entrepreneurial voyage, Deepali was already working with raw ideas

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Harry Saundh

Mentor in Chief

Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of ExpertRating Solutions, with a Master's degree in Computer Science,

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Ravi Saundh

Co-Founder & Mentor

Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of ExpertRating Solutions, Ravi is an astute entrepreneu

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Lokesh Bitra

Design Thinking and user experience

An alumnus of the National Institute of Design, Lokesh is a product designer by trade and an entrepreneur

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