deAsra Team

Board of Directors

Led by Dr. Anand Deshpande, Founder and CEO of Persistent Systems, deAsra’s Board of Directors includes distinguished personalities from different walks of life.

Dr. Anand Deshpande

MD & CEO, Persistent Systems
Founder, deAsra Foundation

Mrs. Sonali Deshpande

Chairman, Persistent Foundation | Educationalist

Ms. Ria Deshpande

Director, deAsra Foundation

Mr. S. R. Joshi

Director & Mentor, deAsra Foundation

Mrs. Pradnya Godbole

CEO, deAsra Foundation

Mr. Ravindra Wanjarwadkar

Chairman, MES Governing Body

Our Mentors

At deAsra, we benefit from the rich counsel of senior mentors across different sectors, including banking, legal and financial services, and more.

Mr. Anil Pathak

Business Mentor

Mr. Sudhir Gijare

Business Mentor

Mr. Ashok Magdum

Business Mentor

Mr. Shirish Potdar

Business Mentor

Mr. Arun Vartak

Business Mentor

Mr. Rajendra Argade

Business Consultant

Mr. Dhananjay Khire

Business Consultant

Our Team at deAsra

deAsra team members come from diverse backgrounds, but they are all driven by the desire to help transform business ideas into successful, lasting ventures. They also love meeting entrepreneurs and getting inspired!

Our partners in the journey