Our Team

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Prakash Sharma

Prakash Sharma

President

Born and brought up in the capital city Patna, Mr Prakash Sharma natively belongs to Jehanabad ditrict of Bihar. After pursuing 12th from DPS Bokaro, completed his Telecommunication Engineering from VTU Karnataka and joined Symbian which later became Nokia. Having spent close to 6 years in Nokia India, moved to Nokia Berlin. For last 6 years working with a Japanese firm named ACCESS Europe GmbH at Oberhausen. Loves exploring new places and cultures. He has also been scribbling for Press and digital portals. Currently on a mission to reposition Bihar on the World map. He reckons every human being has something unique and good to offer to the society.

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Ravi Baranwal

Ravi Baranwal

Vice President

Hailing from Patna, Mr Ravi Baranwal believes in expanding the soft power of Bihar's culture and heritage. He is an avid reader and lover of Music and world Cinema. Based in Frankfurt, he currently works as Senior Consultant at Deutsche Boerse (German Stock Exchange). He has 7+ years of experience with largest financial institutions. He holds a B.Tech. from BIT Sindri and MBA in Finance from SJMSOM, IIT Bombay.

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Sudhanshu Shekhar

Sudhanshu Shekhar

Secretary

Born in Darbhanga district of Bihar in 1985, Mr Sudhanshu Shekhar was brought-up in Litchi Capital Muzaffarpur. After completing Bachelor of Engineering from MVIT Bangalore, worked as Software Engineer for CTS in Pune and London. He is currently working in PayPal Deutschland GmbH at Berlin. A strong believer of working for the society, has been contributing heavily towards it.

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Zulfaquar Ahmad Arfi

Dr. Zulfaquar Ahmad Arfi

Treasurer

Dr. Zulfaquar Ahmad Arfi, born in 1985 in Khagaria district of Bihar, completed his Bachelors and Masters in Biotechnology from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. Having worked for few years in pharmaceutical industry, he moved to Germany for pursuing Ph.D in Biotechnology at RTWH Aachen University. Currently heading the Process Development department in BSV Bioscience GmbH. He is keen to work towards improving the education and healthcare scenarios in rural Bihar.

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Arvind Sinha

Arvind Sinha

Welfare Program Manager

Mr Arvind Sinha was born and brought up in Patna, though his father came from Sheikhpura district. Completed his Electrical engineering from BIT Sindri and joined Bhilai Steel Plant where he stayed for over a decade. A few years later, he joined CDAC and then from a steel professional, he became an IT professional and worked with the best in the world like Hughes Software Systems, General Electric and IBM and now with Atos International. Higher studies brought him to the doors of IIM Bangalore and later he joined Oxford University. He is currently working as Vice President with Atos International in Germany. In his personal time, he loves photography and traveling.

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Varun Kumar

Varun Kumar

Sponsor Secretary

Mr Varun Kumar is basically from Madhubani district of Bihar and done his primary education in Bokaro steel city. He holds a Bachelor in Engineering from VTU Karnataka and has twelve years of experience in Aerospace domain. Currently working for the client Airbus Germany. He deeply believes in the power of collective action and movements as agents of social change.

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Kumar Rahul

Kumar Rahul

Cultural Secretary

Kumar Rahul traces his roots to Khagaria, Bihar and had been relocated across India during his upbringing. He graduated from National Institute of Technology, Patna with a B. Tech in Electrical Engineering followed by several years of work across metallurgy, IT and teaching. This was followed by an MBA from ESB Business School, Germany. He is currently serving as a Project Manager at trivago Gmbh. He has a great interest in the way technology complements the development of a culture and wishes to make it the basis for social change.

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Satyesh Shivam

Satyesh Shivam

Public Relations Manager

Native of Sitamarhi district of Bihar, Mr Satyesh Shivam finished his schooling from Gyan Niketan, Patna and Birla Senior Secondary School, Pilani. After completing his Bachelors in Electronics and communication Engineering in 2012, he went to pursue his Masters in Automotive SW Engineering from TU-Chemnitz. He is currently employed at Robert Bosch Gmbh as Product SW developer. He is a creative writer, mostly poems and short stories. A strong believer in collaborative development, he aims to improve the condition of Farmers and to contribute in the Agriculture sector in Bihar.

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