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Svasti has two founders with varied and complementary skills

P Arunkumar
Co-founder, CEO

  • Arunkumar is a lawyer and was with ICICI Bank until June 2007, before leaving to start Svasti. Over a period of six years at ICICI Bank he acted as the legal advisor to the corporate banking, project finance, structured finance, private banking and treasury operations of the bank.
  • He was part of the core strategic team that planned and executed the bank’s foray into international markets and comes with extensive experience in successfully launching new businesses and new products in various geographies.
  • At Svasti, Arun as the business head, is responsible for rollout of  branches, products and services for  scaling  up the business volumes in line with Svasti’s business plans. Arun also handles the Human Resources and Training functions.

Narayanan Subramaniam
Co-founder, CFO & CIO

  • Narayanan is a Chartered Accountant and a Certified Information Systems Auditor.  As an auditor, he has been involved in conducting central audits of Oriental Bank of Commerce and Andhra Bank. As a banking technology consultant he has been involved in projects for providing technology solutions to banking operations of ICICI Bank, ING Vysya Bank and Lord Krishna Bank. He also was a key member of the startup team of myTiger.com, a business intelligence venture, where his contribution lay primarily in heading the technology team.
  • At Svasti, Narayanan is responsible for operations process design and supporting it with technology initiatives. He also handles the Finance, Accounts and Operations Audit responsibilities.