Leading Innovation: The Visionaries Behind Our Integrated Research Solutions

Discover the driving force behind our integrated research solutions powered by AI. Our leadership team blends expertise and innovation to deliver unified solutions that advance your research capabilities. Meet the visionaries transforming the future of scientific discovery.

Leadership Team

Ranjan Kumar

Ranjan Kumar

Founder & CEO

Ranjan Kumar is the founder and CEO of Entropik, a leading AI-powered market research company. He is an engineer from IIT Kharagpur with experience in soft computing, neural computing, and deep learning. Ranjan has worked for firms like ONGC and ITC and has led business at Citrus Payments. He is an AI enthusiast, neuroscience lover, and sales hustler, and a sought-after thought leader in AI tech and cognitive science. He aspires for an emotionally perceptive world. If not the founder of Entropik, he would be a physicist.

Lava Kumar

Lava Kumar

Founder & CPO

Kumar is an experienced product manager with 18+ years in ad tech and Fortune 500 companies. He excels in building and scaling products and has led teams for tech giants such as Motorola and Yahoo. Kumar holds an MBA from College of William and Mary and an Engineering degree from Madras University. He focuses on developing AI-powered platforms using DeepTech, Machine Learning, and Neural Networks. Kumar is also a regular speaker at market research and customer experience forums. In his free time, he would explore the Nordic countries.

Bharat Shekhawat

Bharat Shekhawat

Co-founder & Head Engineering

Bharat Shekhawat is the head of Product Engineering, Technology Strategy, and Execution at Entropik. He brings 10+ years of start-up experience and a strong background in Product Engineering, Core Tech, and R&D. He has a knack for envisioning and leading technology initiatives and has a strong understanding of the technology lifecycle and startup growth. Bharat holds a degree in Computer Science & Engineering from the University of Rajasthan and C- DAC. He is a results-oriented IT leader with a unique blend of interpersonal and technical skills.

Vikash Fogla

Vikash Fogla

Senior Vice President – Finance

Vikash Fogla heads the Finance Function at Entropik, bringing over two decades of work experience including 6 years with GE, 4 years with TE Connectivity and last 7 years in SAAS space. Vikash is a Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary, and MCom holder with diverse experience across Business Finance, FP&A, Controllership, Pricing & Commercial structuring, Procurement, Treasury / Fund Management, Auditing & Statutory Compliances. Expertise includes stakeholder management, empowering team, building processes/automation, product pricing, cost optimizations and influencing management with relentless passion & solid business understanding.

Stefka

Stefka Mihaylova

VP Sales Europe

Stefka Mihaylova is Entropik’s VP of Sales for Europe and the UK. She has 8+ years of experience in SaaS sales, predominantly working in the Market Research industry, most of them spent with FocusVision, where she was Sales Director for EMEA in the last 3 years of her journey with the company. Stefka has experience in building and running new business and account management teams that work with big enterprise organizations.

Rebecca Kurian

Rebecca Kurian

VP Growth

Rebecca brings in nearly two decades of enterprise marketing experience and is currently serving as the Vice President of Growth for Entropik.

At Entropik, Rebecca leads the global product marketing, demand generation, field marketing and marketing operations teams.

She also drives strategic initiatives relating to market positioning, differentiation, and revenue growth.

Raj Samal

Raj Samal

Head of Sales, APAC & IMEA

Raj Samal is the Director of Sales at Entropik. He currently handles P&L for the Middle East, India and South East Asia at Entropik. He has about 12 years of corporate experience, and the most significant chunk is in SaaS Sales. He has worked in Sales for roughly 8 years, primarily in digital transformation of Enterprise and Mid Market customers in CPG, Retail, Manufacturing, Insurance and Tech industries. Before the SaaS stint, he dabbled for a couple of years as a software developer, OEM, and CPG sales. He is a big believer in setting up and defining start-up culture, making work environments fun and hiring for attitude.

Soumitra Ghosh

Soumitra Ghosh

VP Engineering

In his long career, Soumitra worked with corporates like Oracle Hyperion and Intuit on web enabling of enterprise applications (Hyperion BI suite) and consumer applications (QuickBooks Online). Having extensive knowledge of DWBI space, he also wore the hat of BI Architect at Operative Media. At PayU he built a Neo Banking stack in a zero-to-one journey, solving for SMBs in India to manage cashflow intelligently. A technology leader with a focus on value creation through innovation is the brand he carries.

Krishna Prasad

Krishna Prasad

Senior Director Customer Success

Krishna Prasad (KP) leads the Customer Success, Presales & Product Training at Entropik as a Senior Director. KP has an overall 22 years of experience across large corporates as well as startups. He holds an MBA and is a certified life coach. He has been an Entrepreneur a decade earlier in the SaaS space. He has worked across geographies primarily in customer-facing roles at Yahoo, Verizon, Dell, and finally Sprinklr before joining Entropik. At Entropik, he leads planning, strategizing and executing renewals, upsells and cross-sells.

Jyoti Pushp Kumar Goyal

Jyoti Pushp Kumar Goyal

Finance Controller

Jyoti leads finance at Entropik. A Chartered Accountant with over 10 years of experience, she began her career at Big4s and later worked in M&A, Audits, and Compliance at consulting firms. She now enjoys the hands-on management of startups and played a key role in a previous company's Series B funding. She enjoys building teams and establishing transparent financial processes. In her free time, she focuses on her calorie burn rate.