Rajamanohar Somasundaram

Co-founder & CEO(Aquaconnect)

"Raj is the Founder and CEO of Aquaconnect, one of the leading Indian aquaculture startup that pioneers the development of AI and satellite remote sensing technologies to bring in transparency and efficiency in the aquaculture value chain and enable market linkages for stakeholders. Aquaconnect helps farmers to access farm inputs through aquapartner network and sell their harvest produce to seafood buyers through aquabazaar program. Also, their AquaCRED program provides formal credit to retailers and seafood buyers to ease their working capital needs and upscale their businesses.

Ra is an IIT Alumnus and also holds diplomas from Stanford and Harvard. World Economic Forum has recognized him as one of the “Young Global Leaders-2012’ for his leadership and contribution to the ‘Mobile4Good’ initiatives in emerging markets."