Our team

Meet the minds shaping an industry

Thirukumaran Nagarajan
Kartheeswaran KK
Ashutosh Vikram
Sachin Jose
Sharath Loganathan
Vasudevan Chinnathambi
Thirukumaran Nagarajan
Co-founder and CEO, Ninjacart

Thirukumaran Nagarajan

Thiru is a serial entrepreneur, having co-founded EduRaft (Education Classifieds startup) and Shout App (Location-based social network app) earlier. He holds a PGDM in Finance and Operations from the prestigious IIM Kozhikode.

On seeing a gap in the food distribution market and opportunity to add value through technology, Thiru founded Ninjacart as an on-demand grocery delivery company in 2015 along with Vasudevan, Kartheeswaran, Sharath, Sachin, and Ashutosh. He later realized the inefficiency of the current supply chain for perishable produce and pivoted the company to become an end to end B2B fresh produce platform. Thiru’s vision is to build India’s most efficient and largest supply chain company.

Kartheeswaran KK
Co-founder and COO, Ninjacart

Kartheeswaran KK

On seeing a gap in the food distribution market and opportunity to add value through technology, Kartheeswaran co-founded Ninjacart in 2015 as a B2C hyper-local grocery delivery platform with Thirukumaran, Vasudevan, Sharath, Sachin, and Ashutosh. However, they soon realized that while there was a high demand for an online market for fruits and vegetables, the traditional supply chain for perishable products was inefficient, and hence pivoted towards a B2B Supply Chain platform. Kartheeswaran’s vision is to build India’s most efficient and largest supply chain company.

Kartheeswaran was awarded the prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 in 2019 for his successful feats as an entrepreneur. He holds an MBA degree from IIM Ahmedabad.

Ashutosh Vikram
Co-founder, Ninjacart

Ashutosh Vikram

On seeing a gap in the food distribution market and opportunity to add value through technology, Ashutosh co-founded Ninjacart in 2015 as a B2C hyper-local grocery delivery platform with Thirukumaran, Vasudevan, Kartheeswaran, Sachin, and Sharath. However, they soon realized that while there was a high demand for an online market for fruits and vegetables, the traditional supply chain for perishable products was inefficient, and hence pivoted towards a B2B Supply Chain platform.

Ashutosh was awarded the prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 in 2019 for his successful feats as an entrepreneur. He also co-founded the Shout App (Location-based social network app) earlier. He holds a PGDM in Marketing Management and Strategy from the prestigious IIM Kozhikode.

Sachin Jose
Co-founder, Ninjacart

Sachin Jose

On seeing a gap in the food distribution market and opportunity to add value through technology, Sachin co-founded Ninjacart in 2015 as a B2C hyper-local grocery delivery platform with Thirukumaran, Vasudevan, Kartheeswaran, Ashutosh, and Sharath. However, they soon realized that while there was a high demand for an online market for fruits and vegetables, the traditional supply chain for perishable products was inefficient, and hence pivoted towards a B2B Supply Chain platform.

Sachin is a skilled UI/UX Designer and has worked as an interaction designer for brands like Verizon, Commonfloor, and Byjus. He also co-founded the Shout App (Location-based social network app) earlier.

Sharath Loganathan
Co-founder, Ninjacart

Sharath Loganathan

On seeing a gap in the food distribution market and opportunity to add value through technology, Sharath co-founded Ninjacart in 2015 as a B2C hyper-local grocery delivery platform with Thirukumaran, Vasudevan, Kartheeswaran, Sachin, and Ashutosh. However, they soon realized that while there was a high demand for an online market for fruits and vegetables, the traditional supply chain for perishable products was inefficient, and hence pivoted towards a B2B Supply Chain platform.

Sharath is a serial entrepreneur, having co-founded EduRaft (Education Classifieds startup) and Shout App (Location-based social network app) earlier. He holds a PGDM in Marketing and Operations from the prestigious IIM Kozhikode.

Vasudevan Chinnathambi
Co-founder, Ninjacart

Vasudevan Chinnathambi

On seeing a gap in the food distribution market and opportunity to add value through technology, Vasu co-founded Ninjacart in 2015 as a B2C hyper-local grocery delivery platform with Thirukumaran, Kartheeswaran, Sharath, Sachin, and Ashutosh. However, they soon realized that while there was a high demand for an online market for fruits and vegetables, the traditional supply chain for perishable products was inefficient, and hence pivoted towards a B2B Supply Chain platform.

Vasu’s vision is to build India’s most efficient and largest supply chain company. He holds an MBA degree in Business Leadership from the prestigious School of Inspired Leadership.

Meet our team

The people who drive the core functions of Ninjacart.

  • Giridharan S
    Giridharan S

    Sourcing

  • Anto Clinton
    Anto Clinton

    Category

  • Aditi Tandan
    Aditi Tandan

    Human Resources

  • Dhileeban Matheshwaran
    Dhileeban Matheshwaran

    Analytics

  • Saravanan R
    Saravanan R

    Special Initiatives & Experimental Projects

  • Anurag Sharma
    Anurag Sharma

    Finance

  • Mohammed Aehthesham
    Mohammed Aehthesham

    Tech and Product

  • Nitin Jajodia
    Nitin Jajodia

    Finance

  • Ben Mathew
    Ben Mathew

    Expansion

  • Niroop Janardhanan
    Niroop Janardhanan

    Sales

Giridharan S
Sourcing

Giridharan S

Since joining Ninjacart, Giridhan has worked extensively on Sourcing operations of the Collection Centres across Indian villages. He manages the on-field sourcing team who is responsible for the onboarding of farmers and procurement of fresh produce. He is responsible for driving the cost-effective and timely processing of operations in the Sourcing front of the Supply Chain. At present, he is working on establishing more facilities across India and expanding to new locations.

Giridharan graduated with a B.E. from the National Institute of Technology, Surat. He holds an MBA degree from IIM Indore. He joined Ninjacart in 2016 as a Senior Manager and since 2017 he has been working as the Director of Sourcing.

Anto Clinton
Category

Anto Clinton

Anto leads the Category division of the Business. He helps determine the pricing for various SKUs that are procured by the business and works towards introducing new SKUs and product categories. He has also been vital for driving the expansion of the business to new cities and conducting research on untapped city markets. In this capacity, he helps groom professionals across India for Category roles, which is key for the expansion of the Business.

Anto graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the College of Engineering, Guindy. His skills lie in Sales, Customer Service, Management roles, Media and Communication, and Event Planning. He joined Ninjacart in 2015 and is currently the Category Head for the company.

Aditi Tandan
Human Resources

Aditi Tandan

Aditi heads the Human Resouces division of Ninjacart. She works closely with the founders to understand business needs and accordingly strategizes and sets up processes that are now spearheading the company in a new direction. Aditi's work involves streamlining various HR functions such as Operations, Payroll, and Talent Acquisition across all Business Units. Aditi has a holistic perspective of people challenges and her contributions have been key in Human Resource Development of the company. 

Aditi specializes in Compensation and Benefits design and Leadership Assessment and Development. Her skills lie in Performance Management, Recruiting, HR Policies, and more. She holds a PGDBM degree in HR and Marketing from MDI Gurgaon. Currently, Aditi is the General Manager of Human Resources of Ninjacart.

Dhileeban Matheshwaran
Analytics

Dhileeban Matheshwaran

Dhileeban heads the Analytics division of Ninjacart. His team is responsible for data visibility to all stakeholders from top management to ground level executives of the company. His work involves growth analysis of some of the key factors of the business like sales, logistics, category, operations, and profit and loss statements. He is also responsible for determining the ideal location for all facilities based on activity in the area to enable the growth of Ninjacart's customer base.

Dhileeban holds an MBA degree in Marketing from IIT Kharagpur. His skills lie in Data Analytics, Market Research, Requirements Analysis, and Team Management. Currently, Dhileeban is the Senior Manager - Analytics of the company. 

Saravanan R
Special Initiatives & Experimental Projects

Saravanan R

Saravanan leads Special Initiatives and Experimental Projects in Ninjacart. He is responsible for driving experimental projects by providing a framework that accelerates business growth in a new direction. He brings expertise in devising strategies and business models that have been key in launching new verticals or experimental projects for the company. He has also been an essential driver for scaling up the business to new cities. 

Saravanan holds a PGDM degree from IIM Ranchi. He joined the company in 2016 as a City Manager and currently, he is working as an Associate Director. 

Anurag Sharma
Finance

Anurag Sharma

Anurag Sharma is the Finance Head at Ninjacart and is responsible for driving all finance operations centrally across all of the company's Business Units. He started his career with Ernst and Young, and subsequently worked with B K Birla Group, PWC and Busana Apparel Group and thus, bringing in business acumen of industry and Big4 auditing and consulting field. He has held leadership positions in Indian and overseas companies in his experience of 15 years. 

As an established finance leader, Anurag has extensive and rich global experience including shareholder value creation, corporate governance, internal control processes, mergers and acquisitions, treasury and funding, investor relations, cost management, financial operations, legal, taxation, financial accounting, and reporting. Anurag is a Chartered Accountant, has a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) from Calcutta University, and is a Qualified Company Secretary.

Mohammed Aehthesham
Tech and Product

Mohammed Aehthesham

Mohammed is the head of Tech and Product at Ninjacart. He leads a dynamic team of engineers who are responsible for building the most cutting edge products made to optimize Ninjacart's Supply Chain, end to end. His expertise lies in conceptualization, designing and Scaling platforms. He is also building and scaling Ninjacart's Tech and Product teams and has been a key driver for the company's recent feats of up-scaling in the tech division.

Mohammed comes with 17+ years of experience in technology working in key roles at reputed IT companies. He holds a BE in Computer Science from Bangalore Institute of Technology. Mohammed is currently the Head of Engineering at Ninjacart.

Nitin Jajodia
Finance

Nitin Jajodia

Nitin is the Chief Financial Officer at Ninjacart. In his capacity, he oversees all of the Financial Operations of the company and makes strategic decisions with his "business-first" approach for its growth. He drives a team of qualified professionals who are responsible for the financial wellness of the company.

Nitin is a qualified Chartered Accountant and an experienced business leader in the consumer goods industry with a unique blend of start-up, Indian FMCG and multi-national company experience. He has a strong foundation in finance wherein he has donned multiple key roles at reputed companies.

Ben Mathew
Expansion

Ben Mathew

Ben drives Ninjacart’s expansion team that is responsible for penetrating new geographies and untapped markets of the country. Ben has been a key driver for the company’s expansion to multiple cities within a short time-frame while deploying cost-effective and sustainable business models suitable for each city. His passion and expertise lie in building disruptive products, accelerating rapid scale, creating profitable P&Ls, building impactful teams, winning market share, driving operational excellence, discovering customer insights, and empowering women.

Ben is an entrepreneur having previously founded Curryful, a homemade meal delivery service. He has 12+ years of experience in key positions from various reputed organizations. At present, he is Ninjacart’s Direct of Expansion.

Niroop Janardhanan
Sales

Niroop Janardhanan

Niroop drives Ninjacart’s Sales, centrally. In his capacity, he oversees the Sales Operations for the entire country and manages its large Salesforce. He is responsible for strategizing long-term and short-term solutions, devising customized models for daily operations for each city, customer retention models, growth strategy, and execution and volumes for multiple business verticals – General Trade, HoReCa and Convenience Channel. Most importantly, he drives one of the fiercest and strongest teams including a highly motivated bunch of people to reach targets and enable sustainable growth for the business.

Niroop holds an MBA in Marketing and Operations from IIM Kozhikode. Prior to Ninjacart, he has worked in key roles at some of India’s biggest brands like Ola and Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages. Currently, Niroop is the Senior Director – Central Sales at Ninjacart.