Board of Directors
Nirdhar Khazanie, Co-founder & CEO
Product Manager at Google
Nirdhar (Ninu) Khazanie is a Product Manager at Google focused on cryptography and user facing privacy & security products within Google’s Privacy Data Protection Office. He’s a former iOS and software engineer in defense and cyber intelligence systems. Nirdhar holds an MS in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from NC State University. He’s an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.
Rani Ramaswamy, MD, Co-founder
Physician at Indiana University Health, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Dr. Rani Ramaswamy is a practicing OB/GYN at Indiana University Health. She’s a graduate from Chicago Medical School and completed her residency at George Washington University Hospital in Obstetrics & Gynecology. She was a practicing physican at The Permanente Medical Group in California for 5yrs.
BJ Nichols, Chief Operating Officer
President of Reis Nichols
William P. (B.J.) Nichols, Jr. was born and raised in Indianapolis. He is a 1987 graduate of Indiana University’s School of Business. B.J. has been the president and primary owner of Reis-Nichols Jewelers since 1986. As the company’s President, B.J. provides the vision and leadership that drives the dynamics of his family-owned business. Under B.J.’s leadership, the company has earned various awards and recognitions including being considered one of the top 20 jewelers in the country and named a Top Workplace for 2014.
Chris Chin, Chief Legal Officer
VP of Legal at Ironclad
Chris is the Vice President of Legal Engineering at Ironclad, a leading legal technology startup located in San Francisco. Prior to joining Ironclad, Chris worked at Google from 2002 to 2021, where he was the head of Google’s Commercial Legal team until 2010, and the Director of the Legal Transformation and Technology team until 2021. He has also worked at other top Silicon Valley companies, including Oracle, Netscape and Ariba. He holds a B.A in Economics from UCLA, and a J.D. from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, where he serves on the Board of Directors.
Raja Ramaswamy, MD, Advisor
Physician at Radiology of Indiana, Interventional Radiology
Dr. Raja Ramaswamy is an expert in minimally invasive endovascular procedures including cancer treatment, venous disease, and men’s/women’s health. He values his relationships with patients and believes that patients should take advantage of non-surgical, cutting-edge, scientifically proven methods to improve their health. Dr. Ramaswamy has published several manuscripts in nationally and internationally recognized journals. He has presented his research internationally and given invited lectures throughout the country.
Atish Banerjea, Advisor
CIO at Facebook
Atish Banerjea serves as the Chief Information Officer for Facebook Inc and is responsible for overseeing the overall global Enterprise Engineering function. His team builds and runs the systems that scale Facebook globally towards its goal of making the world more open and connected. Most recently, Banerjea served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for NBC Universal where he was responsible for leading the Information Technology organization and overseeing global technology strategy and applications, corporate systems, and infrastructure and operations worldwide for the company’s media portfolio. Banerjea holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from Temple University and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Delhi University.
Roman Sharf, Advisor
CEO Luxury Bazaar
Roman Sharf started as a one man show from his basement and created LuxuryBazaar. The company has blossomed into a success with over 40 employees, a 25,000 sq/ft facility, and revenues exceeding $100M annually. Roman has a prominent YouTube channel, largely for his tell it as it is approach. He enjoys spending time with his wife and three children and charity work is a core part of his life.
Michael Bachman, Advisor
VP Engineering at Google
Michael Bachman joined Google in 2004 and previously had stints at Google in 2003 as well as WhiteHat Security Inc, Silicon Valley Bank, and Sun Microsystems. Michael is a VP of Engineering at Google and leads an organization focused on developer productivity and infrastructure. He holds a BS in Computer Engineering from Santa Clara University and MS in Engineering Management from USC.
Keith Enright, Advisor
VP Legal, Chief Privacy Officer at Google
Keith Enright serves as Google’s Chief Privacy Officer and leads the global privacy legal and compliance teams. Prior to joining Google, Keith served as the senior-most privacy executive at two Fortune 500 online and offline retail enterprises, as senior consultant for a leading global consulting practice, and as General Counsel for a successful advertising technology company. Keith served a 5-year term on the Board of Directors of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He has been a guest speaker at Harvard Law School, Stanford Law School, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and is frequently a featured speaker at industry events focusing on technology, privacy and data protection.