The Team

W S Ravishankar Founder

Ravi has spent the past 20 years of his life living and breathing financials of companies. He started Probe a few years ago to provide high quality research to himself and other fund managers.

He is a graduate from BITS Pilani, IIM Bangalore and a CFA charter holder. His career started in 1993 with the first FII in India and over the years, he has experience in the Indian Capital Markets with global research and investment houses.

Goutam Dan CTO

Goutam has over 20 years of experience in architecting and delivering world-class software solutions. A veteran of the mobile gaming industry, Goutam has been a founder or technology leader at organizations such as Funstar Studios and Digital Chocolate.

He is a key member of Probe’s management team and heads all aspects of engineering and technology.

Sheetal Jain President — Sales and Marketing

Sheetal is responsible for sales and client engagement across the Banking and Financial Services verticals. She has been part of the Probe family for close to 10 years, starting as a financial analyst and building the private company research practice from the ground up.

She brings to the table her deep domain knowledge on private company information in India — the various data sources and multiple end-uses.

Sheetal has extensive experience in corporate lending and financial research at companies like SREI and BLB Research. She is an alumnus of IMT Ghaziabad (batch of 1997) and MCM DAV College, Chandigarh. She is passionate about fitness, and is a long distance runner.

Sowmya Anish Head — People Practices

Sowmya is an established HR professional who has been a part of the Probe family for over 7 years. Her forte lies in hiring good talent and implementing policies, and she is the cultural beacon of the organization.

Sowmya has a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Relations, from Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore, and a diploma in Human Resources from St. Joseph’s College of Business Administration, Bangalore. A sports enthusiast, Sowmya has represented the state of Karnataka in basketball and hockey.

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