Ashifi Gogo

Founder, CEO

  • Sproxil named world’s most innovative company in health care by Fast Company, and #7 most innovative worldwide, beating 99 of the Fortune 100 companies

  • Named to Fortune’s 40 under 40 list and Fast Company’s 1000 most creative people

  • Winner, Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year award

  • Served on World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Social Innovation, Meta-Council on the Illicit Economy

  • Dartmouth College Ph.D. in Engineering, first graduate of Thayer School Innovation Program, US Patent holder

  • Math & Physics double major and commencement speaker, Whitman College

  • Teaches New Business Ventures Technology Management at Columbia University


Shyam Desigan

Chief Financial Officer

  • Seasoned finance and operations executive with 15 years of strong leadership experience at fast-growing mid-sized organizations.

  • Winner of the CFO of the year award awarded by Washington Business Journal

  • Winner of the 2011 Coveted CIO 100 award from CIO Magazine

  • As CIO earned a place in the InformationWeek 500

  • MBA in Finance from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University


Chinedum Chijioke

Managing Director, Africa

  • Senior executive with vast corporate experience spanning strategy development and restructuring for multinational companies, tax advisory consulting and business incubation during career at a "Big Five" accounting firm

  • Chartered Global Management Accountant – CGMA and an Associate Chartered Management Accountant – ACMA

  • Alumnus of New York Institute of Finance and a member of the Institute of Directors, Nigeria

  • Bachelors in Microbiology from University of Port Harcourt and an International MBA from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain


Anshul Gupta

Country Head, India

  • Experienced technology professional with background in operations success, supply chain management, client servicing and software development

  • Led Sproxil's technology transformation initiative, building its current technology and product teams from scratch

  • Co-founded healthcare start-up, ran successfully for multiple years serving large domestic and international clients

  • Launched online volunteer job board, grew to 2,200 members and 1,200 openings

  • Bachelors in Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi