Team
The BootUP team consists of serial entrepreneurs, investors, corporate executives and operations experts that have come together to build one of the most powerful entrepreneurial ecosystems in the world.
FOUNDERS

Mukul Agarwal

Founder & CEO

Marco ten Vaanholt

Founder & President

VERTICALS

Andreas Birnik

Managing Director
Corporate Innovation

Sudhir Kadam

Managing Director
Software Technologies

OPERATIONS

Sunil Arora

Chief Financial Officer

Shahid Chishty

Managing Director
Investments

Laleh Masnavi

Vice President
Operations

Jayne Riemer-Chishty

Vice President
Global Relationships

Erdal Taskin

Vice President
Corporate & Startup Programs

Kevin Santiago

Director
Programs & Events

Manoj Sharma (Mac)

Billing Manager

Deepak Kumar (DK)

Operations & Support

Britteney Reynolds

Operations & Events

Valeria Lanuza

Operations & Events

STRATEGIC ADVISORS

John Cheong

Fintech Strategy

Luca Venturini

Fintech Strategy

Amar Saigal

Fintech Strategy

Deepali Brahmbhatt

Legal Advisor

Nickolas Montano

Reputation Management

Michael M. Stewart

Sales

Florian Brody

BootUP Austria

Snehal Patil

Snehal Patil

Legal Advisor

Jason Franzen

User Experience

Thomas Varghese

Connected Energy Core

Rishi Kumar

Regulatory & Government Affairs

Bijay Niraula

Innovation and Globalization

Jens Weitzel

Corporate Innovation

Sean Casey

Aerospace

Fadi Cotran

Executive Advisor-Cybersecurity