Management Team

Sreekant Sreedharan

Designation: President, CEO

Sreekant is the founder and CEO of ExoCortex. In his role as the CEO, Sreekant oversees corporate and product strategy. As a principal author of the Ceres operating system, he continues to focus on technical direction and engineering design of all products. As a founding member of the Neofarming consortium, he is actively engaged in all major collaborative activities and projects that ExoCortex is involved in, with its partners.

Sreekant holds an MS in Information Technology from the University of Michigan and an MBA in Strategy from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.

Harish Kota

Designation: Director, Products - Bloom

Harish heads product development of Bloom suite of hardware solutions for assisted farming.

He is a seasoned professional with proven ability to deliver and successfully manage complex projects/ programs, implement standards and optimise delivery and operational excellence by improving procedures and processes, with strong focus on business satisfaction. Harish joins ExoCortex after an illustrious career of 12 years in Virtusa, working in delivery management and global operations.

Harish holds a Bachelor's in Engineering Degree in the Electronics stream from Shivaji University.

Sanra Jacob

Designation: Director, Partnerships & Community

As Director, Partnerships and Community, Sanra will manage ongoing and new relationships with our partners and our community endeavours. Her work experience has been in IT Enable Services, in roles spanning areas of risk management, customer service, project management, fixed assets management, and general administration.

Sanra has a Masters in English Language and Literature from the University of Kerala and a Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management from the National Institute of Personnel Management.

Ashok Kumar

Designation: Director, Professional Services

Ashok is the Director, Professional Services, at ExoCortex and he is responsible for the delivery of all collaborative projects formed in partnerships with our strategic alliances, in industry and academia.

With over 15 years of experience in the Telecommunications and e-commerce industry Ashok brings in a breadth of deep expertise in project management, customer support, quality assurance and product delivery

Ashok holds a Bachelor's degree in Electronics and Communication from Bharathiar University.

Jayan Kattiri

Designation: Company Secretary & General Counsel

Jayan is corporate counsel of ExoCortex and is responsible for internal governance and FEMA matters. He advises the board and the CEO on all matters of corporate legal affairs and legal strategy.

He is also the Chief Financial Adviser to Attakkalari Public Charitable Trust, an international non-profit organisation promoting movement arts and mixed media. Jayan has been a past chairman (2013) of Kochi Chapter of ICSI and is a teaching faculty of the institute. He is the Treasurer of India International ADR Association, an association of arbitrators, mediators, ADR practitioners and ADR users.

Jayan holds an MA & LLB from Government Law College, Kochi. He is also a fellow member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

Technology Team & Contributors

Puneet Kohli

  • Designation: Hardware Lead

Deepesh Kumar

  • Designation: Technology Lead, Farmpedia & Cortex Cloud Gateway

Abhijeet Harikumar

  • Designation: Platform Lead & Systems Administrator