Our Team

Founding Team

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Utsav Kheria

Utsav is a co-founder at Kickstarters. Utsav is deeply passionate about sports. He holds an MBA from the Indian IIM, Ahmedabad, graduating with a Gold Medal for the ‘Best All-Round Student’. He has a Bachelors in Economics from St.Xavier’s College, Kolkata. Utsav is a keen sportsman, having represented his University in Squash, Cricket, Football, Pool and Tennis.

He currently heads Operations at an education firm, EduBridge, which works towards educating the rural youth. Utsav has previously worked with Heidrick & Struggles and Reckitt Benckiser. He has also interned with prominent management consulting firms, McKinsey & Co. and Ernst & Young. He is fond of reading on diverse subjects and occasionally dabbles in theatre.

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Abhishek Sutodiya

Abhishek is a co-founder at Kickstarters. He currently is based out of Kolkata and has a passion for sports and entrepreneurship. He runs his own businesses e-Galactic and Shiksha Hub. e-Galactic offers business simulation games to schools and colleges all across India. Shiksha Hub offers online study material to school students.

Abhishek holds a Bachelors in Economics degree from Sriram College of Commerce, Delhi. He is a keen sports follower with a special interest in tennis, cricket and swimming. Apart from this, he also practices yoga and meditation regularly.

Advisory Team

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Sneha Bhasin

Sneha is our fitness expert and consultant. She has several degrees in fitness and exercise, including the prestigious ACE-PT (American Council on Exercise – Personal training), cardio kicking boxing and metabolic training.

Sneha has been an avid sports person since her school days, and fitness has always been an integral part of her life. Exercise has always been her passion and has worked with people across all age groups. She is currently based out of the US, helping the people there exercise and get fitter.

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Rishabh Jaiswal

Rishabh is an alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad and The Doon School, Dehradun. He is the founder of Sporting Ethos: the first of its kind Sports Science & Medicine Centre in India. He has interacted with many athletes, their parents, coaches and other experts in different Indian cities to gauge and understand the needs of Indian Sport.

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Derek Scott

Derek Scott is the founder of Young Sports Australia, one of Australia's most successful multi-sports training program for kids. Derek has drawn on successful coaching techniques developed over many years as a professional coach to develop the Young Sports programme.

Content Partner

Samiksha

Samiksha is one of India's first sport psychology consultancy. It is founded by Janki Rajapurkar and Gayatri Vartak, both are the only psychologists in the country qualified and recognised by the British Psychological Society. Having played high level competitive sport and having worked with people across all age groups, they understand the challenges and psychological demands faced by every athlete and every player.