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A great team makes a great app possible. Here is a quick look at the team who have made the Muqaabla app possible!

Avi Sengupta


Avi Sengupta is the CEO and Founder of Zivanta AnaLytics. With nearly 25 years of experience working in the financial services sector, Avi founded Zivanta with the express objective of integrating domain knowledge and technological expertise to offer innovative, cost-effective solutions to pLayers in the financial services industry. Avi finished his undergraduate in Business from the University of Delhi, followed by Cost & Management Accounting certification. After moving to the US, he completed his MBA from the University of Iowa and obtained CPA and CFA certifications. His professional experience includes working in various executive management capacities in gLobaL financiaL institutions incLuding Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and more recently US Bank.

Priyanka Dutta

Manager - Finance

Priyanka Dutta Leads the accounting, finance, payroll, tax and regulatory activities of Zivanta AnaLytics. With a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of Kolkata followed by certification in accounting, she uses her analytical background and training to manage the onshore and offshore accounting and finance functions of the company. She had a varied and rich experience prior to joining Zivanta with a background in commercial and retail sales, marketing, teaching, and controllership.

Sudipto Sengupta

Country Head

Sudipto has 20+ years of experience in working with global consulting firms, government and multilateral institutions. He completed Masters in Urban Design & Planning from Virginia Tech, USA. As the country head, Sudipto provides leadership to the India operations and is responsible for project delivery, client interface and design of analytics solutions. He also provides lead to the social sector analytics team at Zivanta, and is responsible for delivery of projects to majors like Save the Children, Holcim and Dr Reddy’s. Sudipto is an avid researcher of Kolkata heritage buildings and also manages a digital cultural magazine.

Dipankar Banerjee

General Manager-Technology Consulting

Dipankar is the team’s creative lead, and brings extensive industry experience in Commercial art & Multimedia, Advertising, Marketing and Communication Management. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. A usual face in the digital art competition circuit, Dipankar has won many distinctions including the prestigious digital art prize form the Times Group. At Zivanta, Dipankar focuses on aesthetics of deliverables, technology consulting and project delivery. He is an avid traveler, a gifted painter and connoisseur of good music.

Nirmalya Lahiri

Manager (IT Infrastructure)

Nirmalya has more than 15 years of experience in IT industry. He holds the Bachelor of Science degree from a Calcutta University and PG Diploma from Department of Electronics (Govt. of India). At Zivanta, Nirmalya focuses on IT Infrastructure, LINUX environment, cloud based software management including AWS, network management, security protocols and encryption Big-data using MongoDB , and cross platform mobile application development (PhoneGap). He is experienced in Python programming language. Nirmalya is a big votary for open source technology and is the member of the Linux club in Kolkata. He is also passionate about renewables and has designed and installed a solar power inverter.

Debarati Mukherjee

Manager - Business Analysis

Debarati holds a PhD in Business Management and has over 15 years of experience in academics and consulting. She has a natural affinity with numbers and is the last word in statistical design and analytics algorithms at Zivanta Analytics. A much published researcher, Debarati has presented her research at the prestigious Indian Science Congress. Debarati provides lead to the business analytics and development sector projects at Zivanta Analytics. She is a keen reader and is often found quoting her favorite author Paulo Coelho in office.

Shrabani Das

Lead Programmer

Shrabani is an IT professional and has extensive expertise across varied technology domains. Shrabani has done her B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from West Bengal University of Technology. At Zivanta, Shrabani has helped develop a number of proprietary technologies specifically on data crawling and harvesting technologies, which power a number of client projects. When tired with coding, Shrabani unwinds with music and her favorite being old film melodies. She is yet to make her peace with Rap and Hip Hop.

Anurag Bose

UI Designer

Anurag is the artist in the team and manages the user Interfaces and report designs. He helps through his design inputs to make numbers tell the story visually and websites developed by us to be aesthetically appealing and functional. He is a diploma holder in multimedia and animation and brings in strong knowledge of Adobe technologies. His free hand animation characters have been a hit with our clients. Anurag has an ambition of one day working on an animation movie.

Raju Mondal

Front End Developer

Raju brings in the expertise of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript. He makes the websites developed by us do cool things, extensively using Java Script technology. A avid reader follower of web design trends, Raju aspires to be featured in the list of the Webby Awardees. Given the zeal and professional acumen he brings in, this appears to be a plausible ambition. He also devours travelogues and loves to travel to quaint places.

Samit Bera

Lead Developer

Samit is an IT professional and has extensive experience across various technology platforms. He has completed his Diploma in Computer Science from DOEACC Society (Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology. Government of India). He is also an expert in PHP and has developed various websites. Samit has more than 4 years of experience in developing mobile and web applications for various key clients. He unwinds with music during his leisure time.

Shruti Shukla


Shruti holds a Ph.D in Biotechnology from Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology and Sciences. Shruti is part of the analytics team and brings in the academic rigueur in our analytics deliverables to clients. She is a hands-on with R and SAS and add the extra punch to our data mining and data analysis work. She will also lead Zivanta Analytics foray into analytics for Health and Life Sciences. In her spare time, Shruti can be found busy on the Google Genomics Public Data site downloading data for sharpening her analytics skills. Currently, Shruti is busy polishing her Bangla speaking skills.

Snehasis Chakraborty

Executive - Data Management

Snehasis has an undergraduate degree in commerce from Calcutta University. As a data management consultant, he manages all the data crunching tasks and gets the data sets ready for the analyst to take over. Snehasis is crucial to the data flow process, and helps the technical team in archiving the data. Snehasis is a serious mountaineer and is preparing for a trek to the Mt Everest base camp