Shalini P V, Managing Trustee
Shalini is a Managing Trustee and acting CEO at Infinity Foundation India. She is also a podcasting co-host at Hindu Parenting. She is proficient in 7 languages. Prior to joining Infinity Foundation India, she has worked for about two decades in various roles as an engineer, teacher, student of language, translator, relationship manager and project manager for various projects in diverse domains.
Rakesh Mehrotra, Trustee
Prof Rakesh Mehrotra, an academician, strategist & telecom consultant, is Senior Advisor Standards with Samsung R&D Institute Bangalore India and Professor of Telecom Engineering. Earlier he served as President Innovation and Chief Corporate Regulatory Officer of Tata Teleservices Ltd, Vice President Agrani Satellite systems etc. He has 45+ years of experience at senior management positions in Government and corporate sector.
Anurag Sharma, Trustee
Anurag Sharma is an engineering graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. His research interests include ancient Indian history, science and Indian philosophy. At Infinity Foundation India, he is involved in various research activities.
Divya Reddy, Trustee
Divya Reddy is a Trustee, Research Fellow, and Podcast Host at Infinity Foundation India. She has a background in computer science and business management. She is the editor and co-author of the ‘Ten Heads of Ravana’ book. She has also co-authored an essay titled ‘Artificial Intelligence as an Enabler of Western Universalism’ for the book ‘The Power of Future Machines.’ She has also contributed several articles to the Intellectual Kshatriya portal of Infinity Foundation.
Subhodeep Mukhopadhyay, Trustee
Subhodeep Mukhopadhyay is a civilization studies researcher and a recipient of the Foundation for Indian Civilization Studies Award (2017). His writings have appeared in newspapers, online portals, edited volumes and academic journals. He is a Trustee and Research Fellow at Infinity Foundation India. Website | Google Scholar | ResearchGate
Manogna Sastry is a Master of Science from the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, with a strong background in theoretical physics and mathematics. She is currently the Team Leader, Research, at Infinity Foundation India, and has served as the Chief Operations Officer and Research Associate at Centre for Fundamental Research and Creative Education for several years previously. Her research interests span major domains including astrophysics, Indology, civilisational studies, consciousness studies, work on Sri Aurobindo, sustainability and education. She has presented at several conferences and published papers in peer-reviewed journals, which can be accessed here. Manogna is also a passionate sustainability practitioner and environmentalist.
R Buvaneswari is an Admin Head in Infinity Foundation India, based out of Chennai. She had worked earlier in Various UN Organisations and has more than 25 years’ experience in Administration, Operations, Finance and Budgeting.
T. N. Sudarshan
T. N. (Therani Nadathur) Sudarshan is a Computer Scientist by profession, engaging primarily in the fields of Artificial Intelligence and related technologies. His research and practical interests in the extant civilizational encounter have been to formalise and enable the reification of the dharmic dialectic and its related semantics (both epistemologically and ontologically) not only in the socio-cultural space but also in pedagogy, both in the Sciences and Social Sciences.
Vandana V Mishra has a Masters degree in Statistics from Mumbai University and Post graduate Diploma degree in Computer Science. She worked as a Research Associate in the department of Electrical Engineering Dept at IIT Kanpur. At Infinity Foundation India she is involved in various academic and promotional activities.
Pujita Krishna is a performing artist, dancer, writer, and educator. She has over twenty years of experience in arts and culture having performed widely and organised several shows, workshops and talks. She works for Infinity Foundation in a part time capacity.
Rajkumar Thorat possesses an Advanced Diploma in Visual Effects from MAAC. With a distinguished 5-year tenure at Maya Motion Pictures (a production house), he distinguishes himself in pivotal roles such as Visualizer, Director of Photography, and employs expertise in editing, compositing, VFX, DI, SFX, showcasing an exceptional command of the cinematic spectrum. Furthermore, he exhibits proficiency in stock photography and is well-versed in prompt engineering as well. Currently, at Infinity Foundation India, he serves as a Video Production Specialist.
Aniket Tadepalli is an intern at Infinity Foundation India, based out of Chennai. He has extensive experience in graphic design, writing, and photography from working with many organizations and now manages the content on Twitter (X) and Instagram for IFI.
Rakesh Kumar is currently working at the position of Administrative Executive in Infinite Foundation India. He has 14+ years of experience as an Administrative Executive in different private companies.
Ujwwala Amrapourkar is taking care of administrative work at Infinity Foundation India, based out of Pune. She has rich experience of 15 years assisting top-level executives in various industries, including IT, Manufacturing, Healthcare, and Chemical.
Our Mentor and Guide
Rajiv Malhotra was trained initially as a Physicist, and then as a Computer Scientist specializing in AI in the 1970s. After a successful corporate career in the US, he became an entrepreneur and founded and ran several IT companies in 20 countries. Since the early 1990s he has been researching civilizations and their engagement with technology from a historical, social sciences and mind sciences perspective. He has authored several best-selling books. His latest book on AI is titled, ‘Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Power: 5 Battlegrounds’, in which India is the case study to analyze the impact of AI in a variety of domains.