The people who drive the core functions of Ninjacart.
Special Initiatives & Experimental Projects
Tech and Product
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.