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 also contributes to the technical direction and engineering design of all Bloom products & solutions. He brings over 20 years of experience in business & product leadership roles of leading technology organizations including the Nielsen Corporation, Marklogic & Schlumberger.

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.

Sanra Jacob

Designation: Director, Finance & Operations

As Director, Finance & Operations, Sanra manages the team responsible for financial administration & other back-office operations of ExoCortex. 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.

Deepesh Kumar

Designation: Chief Technology Officer

Deepesh is the CTO at ExoCortex and he is in charge of the development and infrastructure team. His role includes managing the roadmap of Bloom platform & products and managing the delivery the Ceres FarmOS. He is also a key contributor to various AI initiatives at ExoCortex including: Ivy, Cortex and Farmpedia. He brings over 11 years of work experience in technology development and project management from the e-commerce and banking sectors.

Deepesh holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Cochin University of Science and Technology.

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