Yan Or

Co-Founder, Mentor and Technology Evangelist

Yan has over 16 years of experience in the software and systems development area. Most recently he was Co-founder and Architect of Collation, and led the development of the core Configuration Management Database technology instrumental in the acquisition of Collation by IBM. Prior to Collation, Yan was Director of Engineering at Covad Communications where he was responsible for the company’s service fulfillment systems. Prior to Covad, Yan was Development Manager at Tandem Computers where he led the launch of the first Windows NT product based on Tandem Non-Stop technologies. Yan has also held various engineering and management positions at Allied Telesis, 3Com, and Compex.
Yan is the inventor on 6 US patents in the areas of computer networks, process automation, and system management. Yan graduated from UC Berkeley in Electrical Engineering and Computer System with high honor.

Anand Sankaran

Co-Founder, Mentor & Chief Architect

Anand Kumar Sankaran has over 25 years of software development experience and has worked in startups and Enterprise companies. Prior to vMobo, Anand worked at Collation Inc (acquired by IBM), alongside Yan Or and Vinu Sundaresan. Anand is an avid photographer and backpacker, who likes to spend time outdoors and in the wilderness.

Prasad Bidapa

Sr. Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer, Digital, Nielsen Catalina Solutions

A pioneer in the Indian Fashion Industry, he is known as the iconic fashion guru of India. He is the creator of high-profile events like India Men’s Fashion Week, Colombo International Fashion Week, Kingfisher Fashion Awards & The Mega Model Hunt.

A textile expert himself, he has presented the Rajasthan Heritage Week since 2015. This is a project he developed for the Government of Rajasthan & this is considered one of the most successful khadi & handloom revival projects in the country.

He has presented shows all over the world, and lives in Bengaluru with his wife Judith & their nine dogs.

Rajiv Menon

Cinematographer and Film Maker

Rajiv is a cinematographer and film maker. He runs his advertising production house (Rajiv Menon Productions) and film school (Mindscreen).
Rajiv Menon’s versatility as a cinematographer has received much praise. Throughout his career, he has worked with accomplished filmmakers like Mani Ratnam, Shyam Benegal and Girish Karnad.
Falling in love with making of ad films at a young age, Menon started his career in the field of ad-photography, and then went on to make a number of TV commercials. Rajiv Menon has been a well respected and notable personality in the Indian Advertising circuit.
Rajiv has made several advertisements with A R Rahman’s Jingles. Some such noteworthy advertisements include Airtel, Colgate, Palmolive, Titan, Asian Paints, Raymond’s, among others.

Tikka Raja Shatrujit Singh

The Advisor To The Chairman, Louis Vuitton

Tikka Raja Shatrujit Singh has been representing Louis Vuitton, the world’s leading luxury company in India since 1995 and is now "The Advisor to The Chairman" of Louis Vuitton.
He was instrumental in pioneering the development of the "Luxury" business in India. With his 17 years experience in the luxury business he is considered the "Guru" of Luxury in India. Tikka Raja Sahib has been intensely involved in preservation and restoration projects in his home town of "Kapurthala". He has also been promoting local "Shabad Kirtans" and hosts an annual music function in honour of his ancestor "Guru Ka Lal" Nawab Jassa Singh Ahluwalia.
He is widely travelled and has been awarded "The Order of Muhammed" by His Majesty The King of Morocco. Tikka Raja Sahib has also been invited as a guest speaker by some of the world’s leading universities such as Harvard Business School and the Wharton Business School.