Our Team

Our team is comprised of experienced business leaders who are deeply passionate about the power and impact of employee engagement

Deepa Kartha

Founder and CEO

Deepa founded Zinda.xyz as a platform to create inspired and engaged communities in the workplace and beyond.

Craig Keller

Communications Advisor

Craig is a versatile communications leader across a range of business sectors, with more than 25 years of experience in corporate communications.

Tom Kennedy

HR Strategy Advisor

Tom’s career spans 40 years in Human Resources extending from the training room to the C-Suite as a VP of HR. Tom’s has provided talent management

Prakash Kartha

Product Strategy Advisor

Prakash is a leading-edge product and tech innovator with nearly 20 years of experience partnering with global automotive manufacturers to help them bring amazing in-vehicle consumer experiences to market.

Ashish Raina

Marketing Strategy Advisor

Ashish is a marketing professional with a passion for helping technology startups. He has more than 18 years experience primarily focused on strategic B2B marketing,


Therese Rowley


Therese Rowley, Ph.D., is CEO of Accelerated Alignment, is a speaker, author, educator and trusted advisor to business leaders and executives. She partners with them through complex challenges of personal and organizational strategy and transformation

Ramesh Subramoniam


Ramesh Subramoniam is a Clinical Associate Professor, Operations Management at University of Texas at Dallas. Ramesh is an expert in supply chain management and related industries and advises Zinda on the intersection of human factor in these industries.