Entrupy was created by a team with 8 Degrees (including 2 Ph.Ds), decades of work experience, 4 patents, thousands of hours of research and testing and an inherent drive to build trust in all high value transactions.
VIDYUTH SRINIVASANCo-founder / CEO +
VIDYUTH SRINIVASANCo-founder / CEO
Vidyuth is the co-founder and CEO of Entrupy and the co-inventor of Entrupy’s patented technology. Originally from India, Vidyuth earned a degree in journalism from Bangalore University while simultaneously designing and developing video games for Raptor Entertainment. He then embarked on a stellar career across a variety of roles including sales, business development, marketing, PR and film-making, while also working for software giants such as Intuit, Microsoft, etc.
ASHLESH SHARMACo-founder / CTO +
ASHLESH SHARMACo-founder / CTO
Ashlesh completed his PhD from Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU specializing in physical unclonable functions, security and computer vision. He is responsible for Entrupy’s technology core and a deep learning expert.
LAKSHMI SUBRAMANIANCo-founder / Chief Scientist +
LAKSHMI SUBRAMANIANCo-founder / Chief Scientist
Lakshminarayanan Subramanian is an Associate Professor in the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU and also Entrupy’s Chief Scientist. His research interests are in the areas of networked systems and data science with applications in computing for development (also referred by the acronymn ICTD). He leads the Open Networks and Big Data Lab and is a member of the NYU Systems group. He is associated with the Center for Technology and Economic Development, Center for Data Science and NYU WIRELESS.
WILL TANCFO +
Will earned bachelor’s degrees in commerce and information systems at the University of Melbourne, with concentrations in finance and accounting. Prior to joining Entrupy, Will held roles at Deloitte and We Love Numbers, advising high growth businesses in the U.S. and Australia on strategy, operations, accounting and taxation. Will is an enthusiast of Australian Rules Football, poker and delicious food.
DEANNA THOMPSONCustomer Success & Evangelist +
DEANNA THOMPSONCustomer Success & Evangelist
Deanna is the Customer Success & Evangelist here at Entrupy and covers all sales, marketing, social media and authentication events. Deanna has owned two luxury resale companies and has a unique perspective on the resale industry around trust and authentication. Along with her passion for luxury, she also writes the only blog dedicated to the designer resale industry, Closet Full Of Cash.
RYAN KEAVNEYLead Developer +
RYAN KEAVNEYLead Developer
Ryan dominates the role of Lead Developer at Entrupy and works hard to ensure a smooth user experience. He earned a master’s degree in computer science at NYU, focusing on systems and machine learning, and held an internship at ADP before joining Entrupy.
DANIEL GARTNERData Integrity Lead +
DANIEL GARTNERData Integrity Lead
Daniel leads Entrupy’s authentication support team, and manages the analysis of microscopic data. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Babson College, with concentrations in finance and entrepreneurship. Daniel worked with many startup companies in San Francisco as a business consultant for Apple, from which he left to travel and subsequently create his own accessories company called TokyoNY. Daniel is a native New Yorker and enjoys the physics and suspense of baseball.
DEVIN BATTERSBYCustomer Support Lead +
DEVIN BATTERSBYCustomer Support Lead
Devin leads Entrupy’s customer support team, including all on-boarding and relationship management. She earned a bachelor’s degree in fashion merchandising management at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Devin has managed numerous multi-million dollar luxury resale stores in New York City, and has expertise in buying and training at the brick and mortar level.
VISHAL KANCHANHardware Engineer +
VISHAL KANCHANHardware Engineer
With his vast experience in industrial engineering and manufacturing, Vishal heads all hardware design and manufacturing at Entrupy. In his earlier life he worked in the oil refining industry and fabrication of structures. He has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, and also has experience in project planning and inspection.
DHARINI RAGHAVANSoftware Developer +
DHARINI RAGHAVANSoftware Developer
Dharini is a software developer at Entrupy, with a focus on building mobile applications and machine learning tools. She previously on the network security platform for McAfee, and holds a master’s degree in computer science from NYU.
KARL FRIESENSoftware Engineer +
KARL FRIESENSoftware Engineer
Karl is a software engineer at Entrupy and received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Manitoba, with a focus on machine learning and security. Before coming to New York, he worked at Invenia in Winnipeg, and also as a co-op student for the Information Protection Centre. In his spare time, Karl cooks and creates Starcraft bots.
DANIEL SPEYERSoftware Engineer +
DANIEL SPEYERSoftware Engineer
Daniel earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Maryland and continued his studies at Columbia. He has worked at Microsoft, Google and the New York Genome Center, the last of which resulted in two scientific papers. He brings a knowledge of systems, machine learning, and various other things that have caught his interest at some point. Outside of technology, he plays board games and dances the Argentine Tango.
SOUMIE KUMARSoftware Engineer +
SOUMIE KUMARSoftware Engineer
As a software engineer at Entrupy, Soumie is responsible for the development of mobile and backend applications. Soumie earned a master’s degree in computer science from The Courant Institute at New York University, and has over 9 years of experience in designing and developing software for multinational companies. In her spare time she loves photography, reading, and eating out.
DREW BARCLAYSoftware Engineer +
DREW BARCLAYSoftware Engineer
Drew is a software engineer at Entrupy, with experience in computer vision. He earned a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Manitoba, and previously held an internship at the Canadian Network for Public Health Intelligence.
LEAH GROSSARTOperations Lead, Sneakers +
LEAH GROSSARTOperations Lead, Sneakers
Leah earned a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the University of Tennessee, before moving to New York and earning an Associate of Arts and Sciences degree in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology. She held design positions at Anne Klein and Dress Barn before coming to Entrupy, where she now combines her passions for science, technology and fashion.
ELLIOT BOWMANAuthentication Support +
ELLIOT BOWMANAuthentication Support
Elliot attended St. John’s University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, with a concentration in Organic Chemistry. While there, he held a laboratory research position dealing with organic and computational chemistry. In addition to authentication support at Entrupy, he assists with data analysis and training new hires. Elliot loves to draw, paint and sculpt, and also enjoys fine art in his free time.
WILLIAM BUSHAuthentication Support +
WILLIAM BUSHAuthentication Support
William attended St. John’s University, where he earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Prior to Entrupy, he worked in retail and held an internship at Pfizer. Entrupy creates a dynamic space for him to combine his previous experience in fashion, science and data analysis. In his free time, William enjoys listening to good music, watching tennis and spending time with friends.
AMANDA SINGERAuthentication Support +
AMANDA SINGERAuthentication Support
Amanda earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Psychology at Tulane University. Before joining Entrupy, she worked at a high-end luxury e-commerce boutique and held positions at various bio and tech start-ups. Entrupy provides the opportunity for her to fuse her interests in fashion, technology and science. In her free time, Amanda enjoys playing with her five dogs, practicing yoga, and spending time with family and friends.
JOAN WHITNEYAuthentication Support +
JOAN WHITNEYAuthentication Support
Joan attended the University of Chicago, earning a bachelor’s degree in Biology, specializing in Neuroscience, and also a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Before joining Entrupy, she spent a few years managing a small lab, running clinical trials for various pharmaceutical companies. Joan has a passion for language learning and enjoys doing puzzles in her free time.