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OUR TEAM

AMEET CHAUDHURY - Founder & CEO

Ameet is a technology executive with a master's degree from Columbia University, and a master's thesis in the use of Pulsed Light Technology for water purification. From a lineage of business owners and researchers, Aruna's founder celebrates his skills in bringing together exceptional contributors and solving hard problems by connecting the dots. 

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SHEKHAR CHANDRASHEKHAR - Advisor

Shekhar is a seasoned business executive with 30+ years of experience, and a PhD in mechanical engineering. He has expertise in: building top-performing teams; turning around underperforming operations; restructuring and optimizing supply chains; identifying unexploited revenue opportunities; and dramatically cutting costs.

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ROBERT MICHEL - Finance & Compliance

Bob has over 30 years of accounting and financial management experience. He serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Daxor Corporation (NYSE MKT: DXR), a medical device manufacturing company specializing in blood volume analysis. Prior to Daxor Corporation, Bob served as a consultant with Feuer & Orlando, LLP, a New York City based CPA firm. He also served as the Chief Financial Officer for Asta Funding, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASFI), a diversified financial services company operating in five reportable segments in the United States, with the consumer receivables segment also operating in South America.

TED ROSEN - Legal & Venture Advisor

 

Ted is a preeminent corporate lawyer with more than 30 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, and securities law. Ted is known as a consummate deal maker with the ability to lead and close deals of all sizes. He is regularly recognized in rankings by industry leading media for his work in making deals. 

 

Ted counsels emerging growth companies seeking venture capital—from seed capital to later-stage financings. Drawing on his contacts and relationships in the angel financing, venture capital, private equity, hedge fund and banking communities, he facilitates introductions and referrals to help clients raise capital. He is a trusted advisor, helping build superior companies that maximize returns for the entrepreneur, investors, and key contributors.

ALAP GHOSH - Strategy & Business Development

 

Alap is a digital-first strategy, product, sales and marketing practitioner with a keen entrepreneurial mindset and a strong cross platform technology background. Alap brings 18 years of hands-on experience in building and scaling high-growth products and businesses in an international business environment. Having served customers and partners across the world, he brings a proven management record in rapid business growth and transformation of technology organizations. He is a qualified trainer and a lecturer at IIM Bangalore.

JENNIFER LOUDON - Advisor

 

Jennifer is an environmental scientist with experience in wet chemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, ecotoxicology, marine biology, protein biochemistry, and sustainability. Project areas have included solid waste and wastewater management, anaerobic biodegradation and bioremediation of halogenated organic compounds, aquatic ecotoxicity analysis, and Green Fluorescent Protein purification and utilization.

SAMEER NEVE - Chief Engineer

Sameer is a water maestro and a doctoral student in environmental engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology. Sameer has completed his bachelor's ad master's degree in environmental engineering. His areas of interest and research are air and water pollution, control and treatment. Sameer also brings a creative aspect of "Jugaad" frugal innovation to his work.