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Bhalchander Vishwanath, Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Chiradeep Vittal, Chief Technology Officer
Shubha Shankaran, Co-Founder and Director, Community Development
Rahul Bhattad, Director Community Development
Richa Pokhriyal, Project Manager at United Prosperity
Pramod Shinde, Software Developer at Josh Software


Bhalchander Vishwanath, Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Bhalchander started work on United Prosperity from mid 2007. He has 16 years experience in information technology, insurance and financial services spanning multiple business functions including software development, marketing, sales, and operations in the US and India. He has worked with Infosys, MphasiS, Microsoft, Wipro and Tata Motors. He received a B.Tech from IIT-Bombay and an MBA from IIM-Bangalore.
In his spare time he enjoys hiking with his wife, Shubha Shankaran.


Chiradeep Vittal, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer

Chiradeep has 15 years’ experience in building complex software systems ranging from network operating systems to enterprise software. Chiradeep is a veteran of several startups and has held architectural roles in Solidcore Systems, Matisse Networks, Ciena Corporation and Nortel Networks. He received a B.Tech from IIT-Bombay and an MS in Computer Science from the University of Alberta.

Shubha Shankaran, Co-Founder and Director, Community Development

Shubha has been involved in setting up United Prosperity along with her husband, Bhalchander Vishwanath. Her current efforts focus on community outreach through various events, building the online community, fund raising and proposals. While her professional backgound is in the field of neuroscience, she is passionate about the cause of ending poverty by empowering women. She holds a a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from University of Cincinnati, and also works as Director, Neurobiology at KineMed, a biotech company in Emeryville, CA.

Rahul Bhattad, Director Community Development

Rahul is responsible for community development for United Prosperity in the midwestern region of USA. In his day job at MajescoMastek he is responsible for sales and account management of key insurance clients, implementation of IP lead services strategy and incubation of new service offerings. Rahul has a track record of growing multi-million dollar accounts and delivering complex transformation initiatives. Rahul holds a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science from the University of Pune, India and a Masters Degree in Software Systems from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science.

Richa Pokhriyal, Project Manager at United Prosperity

Richa joined United Prosperity as Project Manager based out of Delhi. Richa has a Bachelors degree in Information technology and she has experience in web project management and digital marketing. Her role at United Prosperity involves managing day to day operations, collaborating with partner MFIs, product management, online marketing and community management.

Pramod Shinde, Software Developer at Josh Software

Pramod has earned his M.Tech degree in Industrial Mathematics With Computer Application from Fergusson College, Pune. He is working with Josh Software Pvt. Ltd. as Software Developer. He works on various ROR applications at Josh and also handles the development requirements of United Prosperity. In spare time he enjoys outdoor activities like playing football, trekking etc.

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