JantaKhoj Team

Ajit Gupta, Chairman & Founder

Ajit Gupta is a serial entrepreneur based out of Silicon Valley. He is CEO and Founder at Aryaka Networks, the world’s first cloud-based Application Acceleration and WAN Optimization platform. He is also Chairman and Founder at AAyuja. AAyuja provides sales acceleration solutions for fast-growing high-tech companies worldwide. Launched in 2006 as a Sales and Marketing outsourcing company, AAyuja fills the talent gap by providing all inside sales functions – End-to-End Sales, Account Management, Lead Generation, Demand Generation, Sales Chat and Customer Service.
Earlier, he was the CEO, President and Founder at Speedera Networks. Speedera pioneered an Internet infrastructure system that combined content delivery and global traffic management. Speedera was acquired by Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM) in a stock swap that was worth approximately $500 million.
Ajit has MS in Electrical Engineering from University of Alabama and BE in Electrical Engineering from IIT Roorkee.

Tarun S Bangari, Founder & CEO

Tarun has more than fifteen years of experience in software development, consulting, product management, sales, and marketing. Tarun provides the executive leadership to JantaKhoj and also takes care of product management, marketing and sales.
In his earlier role as VP – Sales & Marketing, netXccel, Tarun managed the lead generation, marketing, sales and customer service functions. Prior to that, he was with Akamai Technologies, where he was involved with product management, product marketing, and marketing communications. His earlier stints include being a consultant with Exeter Group, Boston, and being a software developer/analyst with Tata Infotech (now a part of TCS).
Tarun has PGDM/MBA from IIM Calcutta and B.Tech from IIT-BHU Varanasi.

Smitha R Chanchal, Director

Smitha Chanchal has more than ten years of experience across background checks, HR and administrative processes. In JantaKhoj, She is the Head – Verifications and Subject Matter Expert for background checks and verification processes. Earlier, she was responsible for setting up and successfully launching the verification practice at Fortis Veritas. Before that, she has worked in various background verification functions in First Advantage India (Quest Research).
Smitha has an MBA from Symbiosis University, Pune, and BCom from Bangalore University.