Management Team

The founding team has a combined experience of over 50 years of enterprise and internet ba sed software development. We are using that experience to develop smart self-learning applications. With our commonality of purpose and experience, the outcome is obvious, how to apply big data analytics to business process automation, such that our applications help bring about real benefit to enterprises by not only automating and integrating but in also mining the enterprise-and-web data to enable guided decision making.


We are led by a team of highly skilled and experienced people from varied background in software product and services space.

Shrihari Udupa – Co-founder

Shrihari Udupa now a Director at Agora Analytics, an analytics company, which is changing the way recruitment and retention of talent is done, a coach & consultant was formerly, the Director and Human Capital Leader at PwC. He started his career with erstwhile, Widia India. Thereafter he has worked as
i) GM, HR for Tube Investments of the Murugappa Group Chennai
ii) VP, HR of Wartsila India, a Finnish Power Projects Co. Mumbai
iii) Sr Director, HR for Oracle India, a US software product development and services company
iv) President HR, Adani Group
Mr Udupa carries with him strong conceptual knowledge & has done substantial original
work in the areas of employee engagement, talent management, succession planning and
leadership development, mergers and acquisition, culture building etc. After graduating from St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai, he has done a Masters Program in PM & IR, from TISS (1978), Mumbai.

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Shashank Shekhar – CTO & Chief of Products

Shashank Shekhar received his Masters from IIM Bangalore and Bachelor of Engineering from MNR Allahabad. After eighteen-years of professional career in Yahoo, Hewlett-Packard and Oracle in various senior roles, Shashank decided it was time to change from being an entrepreneur within a large organization to establishing an independent identity. Agora Analytics summarizes his vast experience in large data handling, information extraction and machine learning. Shashank is a known strategist, who helped HP roll out its first data-center analytics product. He has handled many large and successful programs spanning across business units, geographies and cultural diversity. His organization development skill is helping Agora establish as an innovative organization. He is a true professional who values honesty and integrity, when it comes to handling customers, employees, processes and policies.
Shashank Likes playing cricket and watching a game of soccer with his son. You can reach him at or follow him at