Author - Ashwin Srivastava

Ashwin Srivastava is the founder and CEO of Sapio Analytics, a data driven government advisory firm with head offices in Mumbai, USA and UK. The company uses data analytics and artificial intelligence to help provide decision making support to policy makers, and has multiple divisions, in form of healthcare, law enforcement and intelligence, MSME & economic growth, rural development, urban local bodies, heritage and culture, transport, and others.

He is also the co-founder of Great Manager Institute (GMI), a leading multinational people management consultancy firm based out of India, that uses A.I. to provide lifetime coaching for people managers. GMI boasts of more than 1300 unique clients spread across different industries.

He also co-owns Cancer Rounds, a comprehensive virtual cancer care hospital, and a brand of nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals for cancer patients through Princeton Healthcare. He sits on the Advisory Board of venture capital firm Crucible Venture Advisors, a domestic venture fund focused on companies in the new-age tech particularly involving data and also advises UAE-based Idein Ventures, currently focused on growth capital advisory (having co-founded it earlier in its then avatar as a seed stage VC firm). He is also an Advisor to ICMR TCC and is a special advisor to the Government of Guinea Bissau.

He is also the co-owner of a London based media network called Ajanta HC (headquartered in Mayfair), focused on ancient Indian culture.

As a Regional Mentor of Change in the Atal Innovation Mission of NITI Aayog (India’s apex body on policy making), he is responsible for mentoring 115+ mentors of change in the Mission.

Besides the same, he has also worked in various official and unofficial capacities with different bodies of governments across the globe, advising the Government of Uttar Pradesh, Government of India, Government of Telangana among others, in India.

Recipient of the Forbes Asia 30 under 30 honor in 2017, he has previously been awarded and featured by leading media publications. He has led and/or invested in companies such as Plancess, Infurnia, Qriyo, Incept, among others.

Currently, in the financial sector, he advises a growing startup called GramePay. He is also working with the Government of Uttar Pradesh on an in-progress Direct Benefits Transfer scheme.

A graduate from IIT Bombay (Dual Degree, 2006-2011), he has been actively involved in technology entrepreneurship from the first year of his college and has been a critical part of the growth of the startup ecosystem in India. Data Analytics focused products are his expertise and passion.