Executive Board Members

The BFI initiative was taken and is executed by the following founding board of members.

Launch Member
Manav Singhal
Co-Founder, Velix.ID

Mr Singhal is the founder of Velix.ID, a blockchain startup working in the Identity-Verification space. He is a serial Entrepreneur with a vast experience in Technology and Business Strategy.

Launch Member
Himanshu Bindal
Founder, OneCo.Work

Mr Bindal is the founder and CEO of OneCo.Work, a startup working to promote startup culture by solving basic startup problems. He is also the COO of Valley Iron & Steel Company Ltd. He is a serial entrepreneur with a knack for innovation.

Launch Member
Mohit Kalra
CEO, Coinsecure

Mr Kalra is the CEO and founder of CoinSecure, a leading Bitcoin exchange in India. He was an early adopter of Bitcoin and an avid miner. He also serves as the director for Secure Bitcoin Traders Pvt. Ltd.

Board Members

Launch Member
Ashutosh Chadha
Group Director, Microsoft India


Launch Member
Dipankar Chakrabarti
Executive Director, PwC


Launch Member
Kunal Patel
Advisory Member, Yes Bank - Yes FinTech


Launch Member
Padmaja Ruparel
President, IAN


Launch Member
Zach Piester
Co-Founder - Intrepid Ventures



Launch Member
Rahul Dubey
Executive Vice President - YES Bank Limited


Launch Member
Subhrangshu Neogi
Director Head of Group Markeeting & Brand - Religare


Launch Member
Prabhakar Reddy
Investor - Accel


Launch Member
Hari Srinivasan
IT Director - British Telecom

Launch Member
Anil Menon
Chief Executive Officer - CMS Computers Limited (INDIA)

Launch Member
Bindisha Sarang
Senior Assistant Editor - Firstpost



Launch Member
Ashish Gilotra
Vice president - AuthBridge Research Services


Launch Member
Shravan Chaute
Deputy Manager - ICICI Bank


Launch Member
Kapil Vaswani
Researcher - Microsoft India


Launch Member
Abhinav Ramesh
Founder and CEO - WandX


Launch Member
Sathvik Vishwanath
Co-founder and CEO - Unocoin


Launch Member
Hesham Rehman
CEO & Co-Founder - Bitxoxo Bitcoins Online Pvt. Ltd.


Launch Member
Vishal Kanvaty
Senior Vice President - Products and Innovation


Launch Member
Satendra Singh
Head of Strategy and Business Development, Nokia Corporation


Launch Member
Arun Mittal
Director, Exide Industries Limited


Launch Member
Sameer Garg
Vice President - Axis Bank


Launch Member
Atulya Bhatt
Co-founder - buyucoin


Launch Member
Vishweshwaran
AVP - innovations


Launch Member
Shubham Yadav
CTO and Co-founder - CoinDelta


Launch Member
Abhishek Gopal
Co-founder & CEO - ThroughBit Technologies


Launch Member
Pranav Bhatia
Founder - Stirring Minds


Launch Member
Nilesh Gopali
CountryHead - India, Cloudbuy


Launch Member
Jasmine Gorimar
Sr. Commerical IT Lead - GSK


Launch Member
Yogesh Dhandharia
Head IT - Rashi Peripherals Pvt Ltd


Launch Member
Rohit Kukreja
Founder, Kryptomoney

Launch Member
Sarfraz Patel
Founder, Blackarrow Conferences


Launch Member
Balaji K
Founder, NayaGaadi


Launch Member
Kapil Mohan
Secretary General, Cyber Café Association of India (CCAOI)