About Us

Vision

We will create a sporting nation by creating a physically literate generation and by spreading the spirit of Olympism that engages the entire ecosystem – schools, parents, communities & policymakers.

Team

Founder & Director

Sudhanshu Fadnis

Sudhanshu is an engineer from MS University (Baroda) and a management post-graduate from NITIE (National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai). He has been a National Level Badminton player representing Gujarat and the University Captain for MS University, Baroda. He continues to pursue the sport as an avid marathon runner, long distance cyclist and amateur player of all racket sports. Prior to Sportseed, Sudhanshu worked in a senior management position with KPMG in India and with Ernst & Young – two of the Big 4 Global Accounting & Advisory firms and has over 10 years of consulting experience. He has also worked with engineering firms like Larsen & Toubro and Atlas Copco, prior to his shift to consulting.

Director

Kavita Fadnis

Kavita is a double Post Graduate in Human Resource Management (IMDR, Pune) and in Science (MS University, Baroda). She has been an avid field hockey player in the past.
Prior to Sportseed, Kavita was working as Head - Human Resources (HR) with IL&FS – Infrastructure Development Corporation (IL&FS-IDC). Her past assignments include senior HR positions with Tata Motors and Ebony Retail. She has rich experience in areas like Organization Design, Trainings, and Recruitment for more than 15 years.

Co-Founder

Rajnish Sinha

Rajnish is a Post Graduate in Management from IIM- Kozhikode with an entrepreneurial instinct. Combining sports with analytics is his key interest, as he heads the operations & new product development for the company. He has over 10+ years of experience and has previously worked with renowned institutions like Standard Chartered bank and was the founder director of a financial advisory firm - Samarthya management consultancy. He also co-founded Dhanax - a peer-to-peer lending platform.

Co-Founder

Upendra Fadnis

Upendra holds a Post Graduate degree in Management from LBSIM, New Delhi (Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management) and is an International Badminton player representing the country in the Masters category. He has won several National & State level badminton tournaments in Junior and Masters category.
Prior to Sportseed, he has had a strong corporate career of 18+ years in Sales & Marketing, with companies like Electrolux, Shell & Godrej. In his last assignment with Godrej Appliances, Upendra was the All India Head of Trade marketing.

Advisory Team

Baan Bapat

Baan is a Post Graduate in Statistics from the prestigious Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Kolkata. As an amateur endurance athlete, he loves nature’s challenges has to his credit the difficult 800 feet rock wall climb of the famous Duke's Nose near Pune in the Sahyadri mountain ranges. He is an ultra-marathon runner & an endurance cyclist whose cycle regularly takes him to rough lands, dam backwaters and well paved highways, occasionally covering 200 km per day. Baan has led a few hundred camps and treks in which he has guided and trained children and adults in trekking, survival skills and rock-climbing.
As a Business Analyst and Statistician, he has over 20 years of experience working with top organizations like Accenture, IBM and many others across sectors ranging from manufacturing, publishing, media, telecom, and IT services.

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