Advisor Announcement — Dr. Srikanth Sundararajan, Partner @ Ventureast

2 min readSep 27, 2020


Cognitochain team is extremely excited to invite Dr. Srikanth Sundararajan, Partner at Ventureast to join us as an Advisor.

Dr. Srikanth brings with him 25+ years of innovative software and entrepreneurial experience and 8+ years in investments with a host of leading technology firms in India and the US.

Prior to Ventureast, Dr. Srikanth has worked at HP, Informix, and was part of the executive leadership team at HCL, CTO at Cognizant and the COO at Persistent. He had also successfully founded his own start up, Pretzel Logic Software Inc., which was acquired by BEA, now Oracle.

He is also a visiting faculty of computer science at IIT Bhubaneswar and has taught at several US universities. He also serves on national committees on technical education, an initiative of MHRD, India.

He holds a B Tech degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and a MS/PhD in Computer and Information Sciences from University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign. He has several publications and is the holder of patents, jointly with HP and BEA.

We could not wish for a more experienced or accomplished Advisor and strongly believe his business acumen will help Cognitochain on our mission to empower unbanked with affordable access to credit.

About Cognitochain:

Cognitochain Technologies Pvt Ltd. is on a mission to empower unbanked and underbanked with affordable access to credit. Cognitochain is a blockchain based platform for Microfinance Institutions(MFIs)

Institutions joining the network can exchange borrower economic history ( blockchain based credit score), reducing operational costs, detect fraud and automate credit decision making.

Borrowers can utilize the score to avail better credit and other financial services like micro-insurance.

Govt and Regulatory authorities can tap into the network for auditing and identifying systemic issues and take proactive steps to mitigate potential risks.