Anupama is a seasoned marketing professional with 10 years of experience across big brands and startups. Being a small-town girl from Jharkhand who fought all the odds on her way to make it to IIM A made her a strong believer in giving back to society and thus her association with Turn the Bus! Marketing is her passion and she ardently reads up anything and everything related to marketing.
Jyoti functions at the intersection of finance and technology and wants to help bring like-minded people together to tackle the issue of undereducation in India.
Educating the vulnerable segment of population is the most promising way to secure a brighter future and through education, helping a child achieve their full potential, is the highest form of giving. She is grateful for Turn the Bus and work they do and hopes to help add momentum to the effort.
Darrel is a Singaporean studying Business Economics at UCLA. He started volunteering when he was 16 and has since supported multiple nonprofits and social enterprises in fields such as education, food sustainability and eldercare. Darrel believes in lifting the underprivileged because no one should be made to go through what they experience, and the least anyone can do is to provide help where possible.
Arun is our smiling webmaster who is an independent expert contributor to India’s Joomla community. He is actively engaged in helping several non-profit and community- driven organizations with his technical skills.
Bratati believes that everyone who went to the IITs or IIMs or any other government subsidized universities in India owe a debt of gratitude for an amazing education which was nearly free. Through Turn the Bus, she hopes to bring high quality education to disadvantaged communities.
Chiragsovi is a professional who has worked in the B2B consulting and marketing space. He strongly believes in giving back to society. He has given up his high paying corporate job and aspires to be an IAS officer to work for the development of the country. Currently, he is preparing for UPSC examination and along side works for Turn the Bus as he is passionate about revolutionizing education in India.
Chetan is a software engineering leader with 20+ years’ experience in the technology industry building applications, services & systems. He is a big believer and proponent of Lean Startup methodology, and strongly believes in the Minimum Viable Product concept. Chetan brings to the table a razor sharp focus on delivering customer value using the user-driven results and failing fast when needed. Chetan works as a Principal Engineering Manager at Microsoft.
Dyuti is a wise and thoughtful writer who is passionate about the issues of social justice and the preservation of our literary and artistic heritage. Her years of experience as a professional correspondent for some of India’s best newspapers has ensured that she is incisive in her analysis, and crisp in her writing.
Former Engineering Assistant Professor turned Digital Marketer. Like to explore more about Social Media Marketing, Search Engine Marketing and Google Analytics and how effectively the campaigns can be run to achieve high ROI. Always wanted to be a part of and help kids from rural areas, as I believe Volunteering is the best way, one can give back to the society.
When Ganesh is not busy winning international hackathons and working in his job as a developer, he invests in learning about how platforms and architectures are fundamentally redefining the approach to designing code and databases in the cloud and for the cloud.
Keerthi Sindhuri believes, it's not a privilege to be a NIT and IIM graduate but an opportunity to nurture the society around. She understands the importance of education in the development of a person and the surrounding society. At this point of time, through voluntary work and the skills she possesses, she would like to give back to the society, help educate the underprivileged.
Mamta is self-effacing and is quietly professional. She is also a whip-smart digital marketing professional, who knows how to deftly translate strategy into high ROI campaigns on Google AdWords and Facebook
Meera is a professional with several achievements under her belt over a long career in advertising and brand consulting. While she successfully sold noodles, toothpaste, cars and contraceptives amongst other products and services to Indian consumers, there was always an urge to use her considerable experience to provide support to her countrymen and women at the bottom of the pyramid. Turn the Bus came along, and she hopped into the team to fulfil this dream. She is forever young, active, adventurous and a social person. She loves travelling and painting in watercolor.
Nikhil is a Bain & Co Partner in the firm’s India office. He is a leader for Bain’s Business Strategy capability and is a member of Consumer Products practice in India. He is passionate about Bihar and as a consultant understands the big picture of mobile enabled digital revolution currently underway in India.
Sharique is a Marketing professional and comes with 18 years of experience in distribution and marketing of pay channels with leading Indian media broadcasters. Currently he is an independent sales consultant for digital cable and broadband in Central India. He loves reading and travelling. He is concerned about sustainability causes including education and climate change
Shipra believes we smile through eyes and that it is truly, absurdly, irreverently possible to gift it to a million others. Herself a graduate from IIM Kozhikode, she's always been drawn towards social impact projects. She feels together we can break things and change systems. That, somewhere, somehow there's still hope.
Sreeparna comes with exposure to multiple industries and functions through her experience as a strategy consultant. She believes that quality education is the fundamental necessity that can make or break a society. She intends to help in delivering the vision of Turn the Bus alongside a very talented team. She likes spending time with children and have been involved in multiple pro-bono activities and volunteer work in her free time.
Pooja is a Flutter fanatic and avid technical blogger. Her voice on Google’s latest technologies has become so important that she was invited to speak at Google’s Flutter Live event in London in late 2018. Pooja is a full-time engineering student.
Tanmay is an award-winning Photographer, Cinematographer and Filmmaker with a master’s degree in film from the University of Southern California. His photography work has been published by various magazines around the world and films he shot have premiered in international film festivals. He also received the outstanding achievement in Cinematography award at both the First Look and Tide Film Festival.
Vikram is a engineer and a software entrepreneur. He would love to see modern technology being used for huge societal impact. Smartphones and web technologies should be used for more than videos and social media — they can and should be used to transform lives.
A passionate coder with experience into multiple IT areas. She finds satisfaction in adding value to the lives of others and serving the needed. She joined Turn the Bus as it gave her the best platform to serve the underprivileged and those who are deprived from quality education.
Amartya is a sophomore studying Applied Mathematics and Public Policy at USC. He has been doing pro bono consulting through LACI (Los Angeles Community Impact) and the Trojan Consulting Group. He is passionate about bringing a data-oriented approach to many nonprofit and impact-driven contexts, including policy, law, and international development.