Kedar Sohoni – Founder

Kedar is a technology entrepreneur who has built research and analytics companies including Cross Tab. His previous company Informate was acquired by Nielsen. After a year of experimentation with waste management, he has converted his society into a Waste Free Society.  Now he is replicating this model across various societies in Mumbai. He is a B.Tech from IIT Bombay and a PGDM from IIM Lucknow.

Gopala Krishnan (Advisor)

GK is a technology and social entrepreneur. He has co-founded and managed venture funded companies in India and China. Since 2008, as a social entrepreneur, he has executed three significant social projects focused on solving problems that lead to child malnutrition. This includes the largest vaccination reminder service and a national maternal education project. Each of these projects has directly impacted the lives of millions of people.

Swati Deo

Swati is an Electronics Engineer by qualification and has worked for over 10 years in IT Project Management and Service Delivery. She is now fully immersed into implementing end to end Solid Waste Management projects at institution/ community level. Swati has been associated with social movements like Swachh Parle Abhiyaan, Parle Vrikshamitra aimed at creating awareness for zero garbage concept and urban farming among common residents. She is also pursuing further studies in sustainable environment management.

Manohar Sapkal

Manohar is a field co-ordinator working in Raigad on our rural Waste Management program. He has over 5 years’ experience working in various non-profits in the rural areas.

Shalaka Kadam

Shalaka is a passionate, energetic and creative Mumbaikar. As a youngster, she was interested in human behaviour & emotions and thus decided to study Psychology. She holds a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology and is also a trained Career Counselor and Graphologist. With a passion to work in social sector she has been working with Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) for the last 15 years.

Along with the core team we have four Waste Management Experts, Vaibhavi Marathe, Roshan Jaiswal, Huzaib Shaikh and Vitthal Dikonda. They work on the field and facilitate the monitoring and evaluation process at our client sites.