Our Team

Raju Deb

CEO & Co-Founder

With a vision of creating an active and healthy future for the kids of India, Raju Deb co-founded SHAPE India. He is a sport & fitness aficionado and the visionary behind SHAPE philosophy. He brings 10 years of immense experience in Fitness, Sports and Health Management. He is Masters of Management in Finance and also completed his Masters in Physical Education from University of Pune and has represented himself in Gymnastics Federation of India and SGFI at junior and senior level tournament from Tripura State

Kurush Sidhwa

CFO & Co-Founder

Kurush Sidhwa is an MBA in Finance & Marketing and possesses 15 years of experience in handling direct equity and derivative investments. He has worked with reputed corporate company like HDFC Bank - Private Banking. He is currently handling in excess of Rs.200 crores (asset under management) across various asset classes and different financial instruments. His core expertise lies in direct equity, commodity and wealth management solutions. He is actively involved in research and execution in direct equity and derivatives. He is a keen sports enthusiast

Dr.Vishnu Pethkar

Chief Program Advisor

Dr. Vishnu Pethkar is honored with Ph.D. in Physical Education, with 10 years of experience in teaching and coaching at school & college levels. He has been an active sport person and won accolades for Relays, Kabaddi and Judo at various levels. He is also the publishers for some renowned works such as ‘Fitness Assessments in School Students’, ‘Students Attitude towards Physical Education & Sports’ etc.

Asefa Vijay Kumar

Chief HR Advisor

Asefa Vijay Kumar has completed her MBA & Masters in Psychology with 20 years of experience in diverse functions such as Business Development, Operations, Quality, Training and Talent Acquisition. She brings global exposure and rich expertise in process excellence, transitions and people development.

Nitin Bellara

Chief Financial Advisor

An MBA in Finance & Marketing with 15 years of experience in Wealth Management & Investment Banking,Having worked with corporate companies like HDFC Bank - Private Banking and Kotak Wealth - Private Client Group, He currently manages over Rs. 200+ cr. (asset under management) across various asset classes and different financial instruments.

Sandeep Mathur

Chief Business & Technology Advisor

A Global IT Executive, who has, for last 24 years, led large multicultural sales teams in major IT corporations like Oracle, IBM and Tata Consultancy Services. In his previous tenure as Managing Director for Oracle in India, various analyst and trade publications pegged Oracle to be the fastest growing enterprise company in India.