Dr. Aparna Hegde
Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Dr. Aparna’s background includes ten years of academic, clinical and grassroots experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and public health. 

Dr. Aparna has an MD, DNB, FCPS and DGO in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from Sion Hospital, Mumbai University and is a trained advanced endoscopic surgeon with a diploma in the same from BEAMS, Mumbai. She also holds a masters degree in Biology from Stanford University, USA and has worked as a research assistant in the REI department at Stanford. She was awarded the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA) clinical fellowship for the year 2011 and she plans to complete the same at the Urogynecological and pelvic floor center at the Cleveland Clinic, USA before returning to India for good in 2012. 
Aparna has volunteered with various NGOs since her teenage years and while working as a faculty member in the Obgyn department of Sion hospital, she was an integral member of the core team of SNEHA that designed the City Initiative for Newborn Health. She conceptualized and drafted the master plan for the same and later worked as a consultant for the Referral Project.Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Krishnamurthy Iyer
Secretary, Co-founder

Krishnamurthy is currently pursuing his PhD in the Dept. of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University. He completed his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering at IIT Bombay.Secretary, Co-founder

Haresh Sangani
Chief Financial Officer

Haresh has a passion for helping organizations and people achieve higher levels of success and satisfaction. He is very excited to be a part of ARMMAN and helping its growth.

In addition to volunteering at ARMMAN, Haresh is a Principal and the Head of Sales for Covelix Inc, a software services organization headquartered in greater Seattle. Prior to that, he spent over a dozen years working in management and engineering at companies such as AT&T,, Expedia, and Kronos. Haresh has a BS in Physics, a BS in Electrical Engineering, an MS in Electrical Engineering, and an MS in Computer Science – all from the University of Washington in Seattle.Chief Financial Officer

Deepak Iyer
Head (technology), Co-founder

Deepak is currently working in Apple, USA. He did his MS in Computer Science from Stanford University and his BE in Computer Science from PICT, Pune.Head (technology), Co-founder

Amrita Mahale
Chief Advisor, HERO and Co-founder, ARMMAN USA

Amrita currently works as a Associate in the Global Sales Strategy and Operations Group at Google. Amrita holds a masters degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University, a B Tech in Aeronautical Engineering from IIT Bombay and has previously worked as an Associate with BCG IndiaChief Advisor, HERO and Co-founder, ARMMAN USA

Dr. Romeen Lavani
Chapters Coordinator and Co-founder

MD, FAAP, DCH, Chairman, Pediatrics, Saint Anthony Hospital, Pediatric Intensivist, University of Chicago Comer Childrens’ Hospital and John Stroger Hospital.Chapters Coordinator and Co-founder


Rohit Watve

Rohit did his MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and is currently working with Cisco Systems.

Anant Sudarshan

Anant is currently completing a PhD in energy and environment economics at Stanford University. He is also a visiting Research Associate at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in India. He completed his undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and holds an MS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.

Devdatta Gangal

An active student organization leader and a Computer Science B.Tech & M.Tech. from IIT Bombay. Managed credit risk for Capital One, worked as a Manager, Insights Strategy for Yahoo Mail and Messenger and is currently a Product Manager in Zynga.

Yashodhan Kanoria

Yashodhan hails from Mumbai, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. He has completed his B. Tech in EE from IIT Bombay.

Dr. Dhaval Shah

Dhaval is doing his MD in Internal Medicine from Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York. He completed his MBBS from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion, Mumbai.

Nitesh Jain

Nitesh did his B.Tech and M.Tech from IIT Bombay in EE in 2005. He finished his M.S in ECE in May 2008 from UT Austin and is currently working with Synopsys, Mountain View.

Siddharth Seth

Siddharth hails from Nasik and is currently pursuing a PhD in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. He has completed his B.Tech. from IIT Kharagpur