The Team

Who are we?

We are a small global team, with a passion for personal finance, building products that will benefit the community and products that we ourselves would love to use and benefit from in our daily lives.

Anirudha Basu, COO of InvestmentYogi, has over 12 years of experience in transforming businesses and creating value. Prior to joining InvestmentYogi, Anirudha was with GAP Miners India Pvt Ltd as a founding member responsible for Revenue, P&L Management and Marketing for UPto75.com and NoMoreQueue.com. Prior to moving to the Indian Internet Industry, Anirudha has worked across consulting, engineering and automotive sectors in India and UK. Anirudha holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from University of Bradford and Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology. He is an outdoors person and an avid marathon runner.

A.V.Suresh, is our in-house CFP® Certified Financial Planner. He has deep knowledge about Personal Finance and the Indian financial sector and helps InvestmentYogi’s clients through their financial planning process.

D.Vinay, Senior Software Developer, is the person behind the codes that run the various tools on InvestmentYogi. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology from JNTU, Hyderabad. In his free time, Vinay likes to research on new technologies.
Board Members

Safa Rashtchy, Chairman of the Board of InvestmentYogi, is an international investor and advisor, based in Silicon Valley. Until 2007, Safa was a Managing Director at Piper Jaffray and Company, a global Investment bank. Safa’s research and subsequent investments (www.srnext.com) have centred on disruptive and consumer-focused models that take advantage of the changes in the marketplace, as outlined in Safa’s groundbreaking 2007 report, “The User Revolution”. Safa is on the board of various U.S. and international companies and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences. Safa holds a Master’s degree in business administration, summa cum laude, from Boston University and a Bachelor’s degree in engineering from Purdue University.

Mamtha Banerjee, Founder & Member of Board of InvestmentYogi, was previously the Director of Technology at Travelocity and has over 14 years of experience building high performance internet applications. Mamtha has an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois, Chicago. She is an outdoor enthusiast (enjoys hiking, camping and running) and was the co-founder of the Asha, Dallas chapter.

Sanjay Joshi, Founder and Member of Board of InvestmentYogi, has over 14 years of experience in the design, development and delivery of large scale e-commerce web sites. He was previously the VP of Engineering and member of E-team at ISD Corp and also held technology leadership positions at Travelocity. Sanjay has a Master’s degree in Computer Science from South Dakota State University. Sanjay is an ace Table-Tennis (ping-pong) player, an avid bungee jumper and a sports buff.

Ariadne Horstman, Advisory Financial Planner, has completed her CFP (Certified Financial Planner) education requirement and is now working towards obtaining CFP® certification while guiding InvestmentYogi’s clients through their financial planning process. She has over 20 years of experience in the USA and Europe in marketing, technology and consulting, most recently at IBM. She enjoys horse riding, playing squash, traveling and spending time with her family.