IndigoLearn is founded on the core belief that learning can be easy, fun and enjoyable. We use latest Technology, Visual Effects (VFX) and Data Analytics to ensure students grasp complex and difficult concepts. Our goal is to redefine the way Finance and Accountancy are taught across the world.

Our team consists of Teachers, Professionals, Students, Techies and VFX specialists who are constantly working to make learning an enjoyable and fun experience.


The Executive Team

Sriram Somayajula

Co-Founder & CEO

Sriram is a finance professional with over 13 years of experience. He has worked with MNCs, Investment Banks and Startups-in the past. He has extensive experience in Fund raise, M&A, Currency Markets & Capital Markets. He is a CFA, has completed CA & has graduated from ISB Hyderabad. His last employment was with Furlenco where he was heading the finance function.

CA Suraj Lakhotia

Co-Founder & Head – Content

Suraj is an All India Topper in CA across all three levels, with ranks 1, 4 & 2 respectively. He is also a CIMA (UK) qualified. He has worked with BPCL in their Audit Function & also with Trafigura in their Corporate Finance function. He trains CPA (US), CMA (US) & CIMA (UK) students. He is also associated with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in creating content and case studies for new course of CA Final.

Sarat Velumuri

Co-Founder & Head – Technology

Sarat is a techie by heart. Has extensive work experience in designing and developing apps across platforms. Having graduated from BITS Pilani, he kick started his career with Infosys. In his last role as a Technical Architect at Kony, he led engineering teams in the development of Mobile Application Development Platform and Enterprise Mobile Apps for several Fortune 500 clients.

CA Sathya Raghu

Director & Lead Faculty

Sathya is a teacher who has taught over 20,000 CA students across India over last 8 years. His unique pedagogy of mixing fun & real life practical examples has made him amongst the most sought after and respected faculty across India. Sathya is CA & is as passionate about Farming as he is about Education.


Visual Effects Team

Thunder Studios provides visual effects and animation to IndigoLearn

THUNDER STUDIOS is a creative & technically dedicated Visual Effects production house which offers high-end Visual-Effects services to Feature Films, TV commercials, corporate ads and other media platforms. It was founded in 2011 by Ramesh Gadiraju, Dev Babu Gandi and Venkat Reddy with a motto to produce award-winning Visual-Effects. THUNDER STUDIOS is equipped with right technology and has some of industry's brightest talent and has worked on some of the most prestigious feature films in the Indian film industry.


Dev Babu

He has experience of over 12 years in the VFX industry and is the Technical Head at Thunder Studios. He has deep knowledge of the field and has extensive Industry connections. A True family man, he spends most of his free time playing with his kids.

Venkat Reddy

He is the man who gets work done. He guides the young and energetic team of animators and VFX specialists at TS. You know all is always well when you see him with ​his​ trademark dis-arming smile and ​a burning ​cigarette in hand.

Ramesh Gadiraju

An Engineer by profession, Ramesh left his lucrative IT career to pursue a career in film making. He heads creative aspects in Thunder Studios. Though into Visual Effects now, his ultimate objective is to make movies ​that are technical​y sound​ and ​creative.


Our Faculty

CA Sathya Raghu

Principles and Practice of Accounting

Sathya is a teacher who has taught over 20,000 CA students across India over last 8 years. His unique pedagogy of mixing fun & real life practical examples has made him amongst the most sought after and respected faculty across India. Sathya is CA & is as passionate about Farming as he is about Education.

CA Suraj Lakhotia

Business and Commercial Knowledge

Suraj is an All India Topper in CA across all three levels, with ranks 1, 4 & 2 respectively. He is also a CIMA (UK) qualified. He has worked with BPCL in their Audit Function & also with Trafigura in their Corporate Finance function. He trains CPA (US), CMA (US) & CIMA (UK) students. He is also associated with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in creating content and case studies for new course of CA Final.

CS, CWA Poonam Panicker

Business Laws

Poonam Panicker, a Company Secretary, Cost Accountant & LLB has been teaching students of CA and CS at all levels over the past 6 years. She is an avid reader of various legal texts and spends her free time listening to music. At IndigoLearn she teaches Business Law for CA Foundation.

Pavan Kumar

Business Mathematics & Statistics

Pavan is a Computer Science Engineer and did his MBA from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade,Delhi.He is passionate about teaching and teaches maths and stats to students of CA, Quant and reasoning for CAT and CLAT aspirants. He also hosts quiz competitions at National level.

CA Frenil D'Souza

Business Economics

Frenil is a Chartered Accountant & a passionate faculty who influences students not only in their core curriculum but also in their ability to think out of the box. He has prior experience in the field of audit & ERP implementation. Classical guitar playing and traveling are his prime hobbies among many.

Sriram Somayajula

Logical Reasoning

Sriram is a finance professional with over 13 years of experience. He has worked with MNCs, Investment Banks and Startups-in the past. He has extensive experience in Fund raise, M&A, Currency Markets & Capital Markets. He is a CFA, has completed CA & has graduated from ISB Hyderabad. His last employment was with Furlenco where he was heading the finance function.

CA Sudha Reddy

Business Correspondence and Reporting

Sudha, is an associate member of ICAI and also a qualified cost accountant. She has interned from AFF&Co. and has worked with Deloitte Haskins & Sells, in the Audit division.She likes painting and explores various mediums of art. She believes that observing and adapting are the key for learning and teaching. Sudha teaches Business Correspondence and Reporting (BCR) for Students of CA Foundation at IndigoLearn

Indrajit Das

Content Advisor - Maths & Stats

Mr Indrajit Das, also know as ID Sir by his beloved students, has over 15 years of experience in guiding students in the subject of Mathematics & Statistics for CPT & CA Foundation. He has mentored more than 4000 students in their foundation step of the CA course. He is one of the key contributors to the Mathematics & Statistics study material provided by ICAI. Mr Indrajit Das has worked closely with IndigoLearn as a subject expert for Mathematics & Statistics.

CA Sathya Raghu

Accounting & Auditing

Sathya is a teacher who has taught over 20,000 CA students across India over last 8 years. His unique pedagogy of mixing fun & real life practical examples has made him amongst the most sought after and respected faculty across India. Sathya is CA & is as passionate about Farming as he is about Education.

CA Suraj Lakhotia

Strategic Management

Suraj is an All India Topper in CA across all three levels, with ranks 1, 4 & 2 respectively. He is also a CIMA (UK) qualified. He has worked with BPCL in their Audit Function & also with Trafigura in their Corporate Finance function. He trains CPA (US), CMA (US) & CIMA (UK) students. He is also associated with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in creating content and case studies for new course of CA Final.

CA Varun Jakkinapalli

Income Tax

A Chartered Accountant by Profession & a teacher by passion, Varun is a 4th Generation CA in his family; He believes that a strong foundation in taxation is necessary to become a well rounded Finance & Accounting professional. Utilizing his experience of teaching taxation to over 15,000 students in the last 7 years, and by making full use of the modern pedagogy at IndigoLearn, Varun is keen to make taxation interesting and a lot more fun. Varun is also an entrepreneur with interests in Dairy Farming and Garment Manufacturing.

CA CMA Shiva Teja

GST

Shiva Teja is a renowned Taxation Faculty. He is a practicing CA and a regular faculty at ICAI. He has taught over 8,000 students across India in last 10 years

CA Anwesh Shetty

Enterprise Information Systems

CA Anwesh Shetty is a Chartered Accountant by Profession and Techie by passion. He has 8 years of experience in the field of teaching Tax, Account and Information Technology.

CA Pranay Mehta

Cost and Management Accounting

Pranay is a practicing Chartered Accountant with over 8 years of experience. He has completed his DISA, is a Certified Forensic Accounting and fraud Detection professional and has recently completed a certificate course on concurrent audit of banks. He is passionate about teaching and has taught thousands of students over the past 5 years in addition to conducting training seminars for corporates. In his free time he loves reading books on business strategies and playing video games.

CA Roshini Krishnaiyer

Economics For Finance

Roshini is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has graduated from Osmania University, Hyderabad. She Interned at Deloitte Haskins & Sells. She currently works with the M&A team in PwC. Roshini strongly believes that students should learn ‘Why’ before they learn ‘How’. She is extremely passionate about teaching and is always on lookout for ways and means to make learning a more fun and exciting experience.

CS Aditya Yanamandra

Financial Management

Aditya is a qualified Company Secretary and has graduated from Osmania University, Hyderabad. He interned with J Sagar & Associates Mumbai. Aditya has taught hundreds of students of CA and CS in last 5 years. He believes in a logical & concept-based approach to learning. Aditya is also a renowned actor in the Telugu movie industry and a budding poet.

CA Sathya Raghu

Accounting & Auditing

Sathya is a teacher who has taught over 20,000 CA students across India over last 8 years. His unique pedagogy of mixing fun & real life practical examples has made him amongst the most sought after and respected faculty across India. Sathya is CA & is as passionate about Farming as he is about Education.

CA Vishal Saraogi

GST

Vishal is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and has graduated from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata. He is an All India Rank Holder in C.A. Final Examinations. He is also a qualified Company Secretary with All India Ranks at all the three levels. He has authored several books on subjects such as GST & Securities Law and has worked with large multinational companies in India and abroad.