Drishtee has been fortunate to attract several professionals who have forsaken their corporate sector jobs to work in the Rural sector. At the same time, Drishtee also has in the team, passionate young people mostly drawn from the local small towns and villages, having deep understanding of the local needs. These teammates are effectively making impact at the field positions. In all this, Drishtee gets valuable support from Volunteers from across the world who spend their time and energy mostly on a voluntary basis.
Nitin Gachhayat: Co- Founder & Vice President He is currently chief of functions at Drishtee Foundation. He has more than 20 years of experience in the development sector and is mainly involved with the teams responsible for developing new services and applications for rural India. He has done his Masters in Business Administration from FORE School of Management.
Shailesh Thakur: Co Founder He is Chief of New Ventures, Drishtee. With more than 20 years of experience he scout for new opportunities and challenges. His role has been to ensure that any new and exciting idea which moves out of the drawing board is thoroughly tested on the field before it is implemented/scaled. Shailesh has graduated from Delhi University.
Satyan Mishra: Co Founder He is an Ashoka fellow and has an MBA in International Business from Delhi School of Economics. With more than 20 years of entrepreneurial experience Satyan is passionate about “creating an ecosystem for the rural and other marginalized communities for facilitating organic growth and overall development. He is also a Member of the International Forums like Clinton Global Initiative and Young Asia 21 Forum of Rockefeller Foundation.
Swapna Mishra: Vice President Community Connect She has core expertise in managing projects and assignments related to Marketing, Training, Community development and social inclusion and process implementations. She has over 18 year of experience in the development sector. She plays a key role in defining the women entrepreneurship initiatives of Drishtee . She is a Master’s in Zoology Science, Bhopal.
Kuwar Bahadur Singh: Controller Products & Special Projects He has more than 20 years of experience in the development sector. He has been involved in taking up challenges of pioneering new initiatives especially at the piloting and initial implementation level. His initial efforts were in ICT kiosk model delivering e-governance services and Rural Distribution system of Drishtee. He is a science graduate from Bhopal.
Paragdhar Konwar: Regional Head North East He has more than 20 years of experience. Before Drishtee he worked with International Development enterprises (IDE) and Tea sector. He holds a B.Tech in Agriculture Engineering from NERIST and has completed Certificate course from COADY International Institute under St. Francis Xavier University, Canada along with MDP certificates from XLRI, Jamshedpur. He look after whole operations of North east region.
Girija Patel: Head – Operations, South She has more than 15 years of experience in the corporate world and social sector. She has worked with Agilent Technologies , Bristlecone India Private Limited and The Hewlett-Packard Company. She has a Bachelors in Computer Science Engineering from Bangalore University and an Executive MBA from Indian institute of Management, Bangalore. She look after south operations of Drishtee.
Partha Das: Chief Operating Officer, Banking Partha has more than 20 years of experience in the development sector. He started his journey with financial environments. He specializes in financial analysis, corporate project, field operations, and expansions in new markets and regions. He has a strong grasp on ERP systems, kiosk network for insurance, banking & education service. He is a s graduate from Calcutta University.