Saumya Vardhan

Delhi, India

Founder & CEO of Shubhpuja.com
Saumya's Skills
Business Development
Operations
Finance
Management
Marketing
Product Management
Technical
Design
Fundraising
Sales
Strategy
User Experience
Background

Age Group

25-35

About Saumya

Statistician | Aviator | Astrologer | Entrepreneur

She is the Founder & CEO Shubhpuja.com, a unique science & technology based O2O platform for providing authentic Vedic services such as Vedic pujas, Astrology, Numerology, Vastu consultation, Palmistry through educated and qualified professionals.

She is a seasoned operations and technology consultant and have worked in KPMG London and Ernst & Young London as a strategy consultant. She is an MBA (with Distinction) from Imperial College, UK, an MSc in Operational Research from Lancaster University and a BSc (Honours) in Statistics (Gold medalist) from Lady Shri Ram College (LSR), Delhi University. She is also a qualified astrologer and applies the scientific and mathematical models in Vedic sciences to deliver authentic services through her venture.

Work Experience

Founder & CEO

Shubhpuja.com

January 2013 - Today

• Conceptualized, set-up and launched Shubhpuja.com, a unique science and technology based spirituality platform that offers vedic solutions (Pujas, Astrology, Palmistry, Numerology etc) through qualified and educated professionals • Awarded equity-free seed fund by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India at Bombay Stock Exchange • Awarded Digital Women Entrepreneur of the year 2016 (Best Service Disruptor) by SheThePeople.TV • Recognised as ‘#2 most inspiring start-up of 2014’ by Yourstory.com, top-most portal for entrepreneurship & innovation • Professionally qualified Vedic Astrologer, Numerologer & Vaastu Shastra consultant • Invited by Zee News for three prime time LIVE TV Shows • Invited by OMNI TV, Canada and Spice Radio Vancouver for 'Women in Focus' TV Show • Part of 'Top 40 women Entrepreneurs' in India list by Yourstory • Selected as part of top 15 women for empoWer accelerator by Zone Start-up – India's 1st Accelerator Programme For Women Entrepreneurs approved by Department of Science & technology – Govt. of India and partnered by ‪Google‬, Bombay Stock Exchange, ‪GIZ, Ryerson University Canada Featured on • Los Angeles Times • Forbes • CNBC International • South China Morning Post • CNBC Aawaz • Voice of America • New York Magazine • Spice Radio Vancouver • OMNI TV Canada • Central News Agency (CNA) Taiwan • Techcircle.vccircle.in • Zee News (3 LIVE TV shows) • News Express TV • Focus TV • Economic Times • Hindustan Times • Navbharat Times • DNA India • New Indian Express • Deccan Herald • Yourstory • Entrepreneur India • Times of India

Executive

Ernst & Young London

January 2012 - January 2013

Delivered operations assessment, buy-side Due Diligence, M&A deal support, industry research for both corporate and private equity clients

Operations Strategy Senior Associate

KPMG

December 2010 - January 2012

Conducted due diligence, Operations valuation, decision support and performance transformation advice for corporate and private equity clients

Associate

Rolls Royce UK

January 2009 - October 2010

Conducted due diligence and prepared feasibility report with financial valuation on the potential Merger & Acquisition growth strategies in India for Rolls-Royce’s Defence Aerospace portfolio

Education

Imperial College London

MBA (with Distinction) in Finance and strategy

2009 - 2010

Lancaster University

MSc In Operational Research

2003 - 2004

Lady Shri Ram College - Delhi University

BSc Statistics (Hons) Gold Medalist

2000 - 2003

Accelerator/Incubator

ZoneStartup India

2016