Our team brings together experience in both engineering and business, domain expertise in logistics and supply chain management, and strong personal ties to our target market, customers, and investors in India.
Naren Tallapragada (left) has an S.B. in Electrical Engineering & Physics from MIT and is currently pursuing a PhD in Systems Biology at Harvard. In addition to his extensive network in India, Naren brings to the team an understanding of thermodynamics and materials science that will support the technical design of our product. Naren has also worked at the consulting firm Mars & co, where he advised the frozen vegetable division of an American consumer goods company. This exposure will help our team deal with customers in these sectors.
Francesco Wiedemann (right) holds a B.S. in Engineering Science from TU München (Germany). He is pursuing an M.S. in Management (Logistics) at TU München and has worked on his Master’s thesis at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics (CTL) and the MIT Media Lab. He brings to the team experience in logistics and operations, from working on railway cargo at Deutsche Bahn for more than two years and from developing a spare part distribution strategy for the electric scooter startup Unu. In addition to subject matter knowledge, Francesco brings prior startup experience to our team –having founded and managed a B2B sales company previously.