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Independent experts & External Mentors

In addition to it's team of around 75 full time employees, Xelpmoc has built a network of around 100 independent experts in India and Silicon Valley who help out our startups on a part time capacity. In return, the independent experts get stocks based on their contribution. This system allows the best employees in leading companies to contribute to the startup ecosystem without leaving the comfort of a stable job. If you possess a powerful / unique skill set, and are interested in working on some of the most exciting ideas that may change the world, then please email us on ixpert@xelpmoc.in

SauvikBanerjee
Sauvik brings over 2 decades experience evangelising digital innovation across Europe, UK, US and other continents. He has over 150 digital product and platform implementations. He is currently the CTO of TATA CLIQ, and Vice President - Digital Initiatives for TATA Group companies. Prior to this, he was the Global CTA on Digital Transformation for SAP, where he led delivery and services leadership for Asia Pacific-Japan. Previously, he was in leadership roles with Accenture and Infosys UK. With graduate and postgraduate degrees in Statistics, Economics and Financial Computing, Sauvik earned his Doctorate in cross language retrieval of Search engines from Durham University.
PankajGupta
Pankaj brings 2 decades experience in data and engineering in building consumer products based on deep technology and data. He is currently the Director of Engineering of Google NBU. He was formerly the Chief Product Officer and President of Technology of Stayzilla, prior to which he founded Specialized Types, a technical advisory group for start ups. Prior to this, at Twitter in San Francisco, he joined as an early employee and led the Personalization and Recommendations team. He and his team were behind many of Twitter’s successful search, discovery, and other data products and. Before Twitter, Pankaj had founded two start ups that were both acquired. He has a Ph.D. from Stanford University in Computer Science, and an undergraduate from IIT Delhi where he stood first in the Dept. of Computer Science. He has published 30+ papers and holds more than 20 patents.
Dr. Shyam Sundaram
Dr. Sundaram brings over 22 years experience in technology innovation across financial services, healthcare and informatics. He is currently the Head Digital Innovations & Transformation at Bajaj Finserv, where he heads innovation and usage of technology for delivering effective solutions for financial services. Previously, he led key roles with Tata, AIG, NTT Data, SRA International and others with extensive global work experience (including US, Asia pacific). Dr. Sundaram has a doctorate in computer science and has published a number of papers in areas of science and technology, health care in international journals.
Xelpmoc's Relationship with the
Venture Capital Industry

Xelpmoc works closely with some of the leading venture capital firms in India and the US, with a regular two way exchange of ideas.

Xelpmoc's relationship with VC firms consists of

Providing tech support to the portfolio companies of VC firms that are struggling with technology. Recommending talented entrepreneurs and teams to VC firms for funding, after doing an initial level of due diligence. Working on some of the in-house product ideas of VC firms by building POCs, and finding suitable entrepreneurial talent who can lead these projects in the future. VC firms recognise that Xelpmoc's partnership with any startup / portfolio company lends a degree of solidity to the startup, ensuring smooth implementation and continuous innovation, giving it a leading edge in the market.