About Us


Abhaya Agarwal
Abhaya AgarwalCo-founder

Abhaya is the co-founder and the resident geek at Pothi.com. He prefers short and elegant over long and comprehensive. He is a champion of computer literacy. Before starting Pothi.com, he spent few years of his life teaching computers how to read and how to translate. He holds a Masters in Language Technologies from Carnegie Mellon University and a B. Tech. in Computer Science from IIT Kanpur.

Jaya Jha
Jaya JhaCo-founder/Advisor

Jaya is the co-founder of Pothi.com. No longer involved in day to day running on the company, she continues to play an advisory role. She is also an author and speaker, having 3 poetry collections and 1 novel to her credit. She holds an MBA in Marketing & Strategy from IIM Lucknow and a B. Tech. in Computer Science from IIT Kanpur.

Elizabeth Deb Barma
Elizabeth Deb BarmaHead of Business

A passionate lover of arts and crafts, Elizabeth enjoys working with her hands-on DIY projects in her free time. After over a decade in IT and a short entrepreneurial stint, she now manages the day-to-day Business Operations at Pothi.com. She holds a B. Tech in Computer Science from IET, Lucknow, and an Executive General Management Certificate from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

Darshan N M
Darshan N MOperations & Facilities

Darshan makes sure that things run smoothly at Pothi.com. Apart from managing the logistics and marketplace listings, he also keeps the food stores well stocked and the plants, watered. He enjoys watching sports channels and YouTube videos.

Neelima Vinod
Neelima VinodContent Manager and Editor

Neelima reads and writes all the time. Currently, she edits fiction and non-fiction and works on social media management at Pothi.com. She also runs a creative writing workshop called the Young Author Program (YAP).

Pratibha Rajasekar
Pratibha RajasekarPublishing Advisor

Pratibha handles day-to-day operations at Pothi.com. She loves good content in any form that it may present itself. When not in front of a backlit device, you can find her eating and drinking her way through Bangalore. She is a proud Cat-aunt.

Vidhi Bagadia
Vidhi BagadiaSoftware Engineer

Between work and leisure, Vidhi spends most of her time with screens. She has a degree in Computer Science and works on building and maintaining the Pothi.com online platform. When not writing code, she can be found consuming stories in different formats and questioning human existence.

Navita Saini
Navita SainiPublishing Advisor

Navita ensures the smooth flow of distribution orders and service projects. She is crazy about video games and Formula1.

Jahnvi Kumari
Jahnvi KumariPublishing Advisor

A biotech graduate by degree and an operation executive by passion, you can find Jahnvi exploring the menu of a new restaurant or café every weekend or after work hours. When she is not working, she binge-watches crime thrillers on every OTT platform. She is an ardent dog-lover.

Saurabh Panja
Saurabh PanjaSoftware Engineer

Saurabh Panja is a software developer at Pothi.com. He enjoys watching cricket, trying out new food, and listening to music. If you like music by Linkin Park, Eminem, KK and enjoyed watching Silicon Valley, Pitchers series, consider him your friend. He loves doing things unconventionally and he likes to believe that he doesn’t own his dog but his dog owns him.