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About BITSAA International
BITSAA International Inc. is a not-for-profit organization registered in New Jersey, USA (Federal EIN# 22-3835037) and has been granted tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS tax code as of August 20, 2002. Click here for a copy of the IRS ruling.

Articles and ByLaws are available at -BITSAA International Bylaws
Financial Reports are available at Financial reports.

For any other queries, please contact us at bitsaa-executives[AT]bitsaa[DOT]ORG.

Though BITSAA International, Inc. had its genesis as a 501(C)(3) Non-Profit in the USA, we also actively collaborate with several BITS-based trusts initiated in India and elsewhere by Alumni Batches, Chapters for instance the BITSAA India Trust (80G tax exempt organization as our India Arm), BITSAA-SVC (501(C)(3) serving alumni in the Bay Area), BITS 70-75 Trust, BITS-69 Trust, BITSunami Trust, Prof. LK Maheshwari Foundation, Saxena Foundation etc. Please see these hyperlinks for more information about them.
  1. BITSAA India Trust
  3. BITS 70-75 Trust
  4. Australia Chapter
  5. BITSunami Trust
  6. Prof. L. K. Maheshwari Foundation


Maximize the potential of BITSians and BITS Pilani


  • Make BITSAA the best and most well networked alumni community in the world and positively enhance your professional and personal lives
  • Give back to BITS Pilani to strengthen the infrastructure, student exposure and education quality

BITSAA International engages in charitable and educational activities by raising funds for setting up endowments, creating scholarships, rewarding teaching and research and generally promoting the development of resources at Birla Institute of Technology and Science at Pilani, Dubai, Goa & Hyderabad campuses.

BITSAA International also aims to strengthen the ties, friendship and communication amongst former students, alumni faculty and friends of the Institute. BITSAA International provides a number of channels for people to stay connected with each other and with Birla Institute of Technology & Science.


The activities of BITS alumni are managed through a not-for-profit organization, BITSAA International, and a network of volunteers throughout the world. The By-Laws of the Corporation are available here.
The key representatives for governance of BITSAA International are listed below.

Board of Trustees

Jayan Ramankutty Chairman of the Board
Raju Reddy Board Member & Former Chairman
S P Kothari Board Member & Chairman Emeritus
Viggy Mokkarala Board Member
Pradeep Sethi Board Member
Srikanth Krishnamurthy Board Member
Rajesh Chelapurath Board Member & CIO
Sandhya Prakash Board Member
Shashikant Khandelwal Board Member
Abhinav Khushraj Board Member
Sanjay Khendry Board Member
Anu Hasan Board Member
Smarajit Dey Board Member
Sanjay Agarwal Board Member
Ashok Agarwal Board Member
Vivek Pendharkar Board Member
Shobna Varma Board Member
Ravi Sekhar Cherukuri Board Member & CEO
Vishrut Shukla Board Member & COO
Deekshith Vanamala Board Member & CFO

Chapter's Council

Jayan Ramankutty Chairman (ex-officio)
CS Goel Vice-Chair & ex-officio member of BITSAA Board of Trustees
Sudeep Jain Vice-Chair & ex-officio member of BITSAA Board of Trustees
TBD (Open Position) Secretary (as nominee of the CEO, BITSAA Intl)

Board of Advisors

Anupendra Sharma Co-Founder & Former Board Member
Venu Palaparthi Co-Founder & Former Board Member
Sandeep Arora Co-Founder & Former Board Member
Aditya Mathur Former Board Member
Sarath Kolla Former Board Member
Brij Bhushan Former Board Member
Chandra Bhople Former Board Member
Deepak Sharma Former Board Member
Niranjan Bose Former Board Member
Aditi Pany Former Board Member
Ramaswamy Nagarajan Former Board Member
Ashish Garg Former CEO & Board Member
Krishna Hegde Former CFO & Board Member
Arun Aravind Former COO & Board Member
Aalap Tripathy Former CEO & Board Member
Kaushik Subramanian Former CFO & Board Member
Rohit Koul Former CEO & Board Member
Raghuraman Former COO & Board Member
Abhisheak Iyer Former CFO & Board Member

Executive Team

Ravi Sekhar Cherukuri Chief Executive Officer
Vishrut Shukla Chief Operations Officer
Rajesh Chelapurath Chief Investment Officer
Deekshith Vanamala Chief Financial Officer
Kaushik Balasubramanian Chief Marketing Officer
Kalyan Krishnamani Chief Public Relations Officer
Rajesh Chelapurath Chief Investment Officer

BITSAA Global Vice Presidents

Hareish Gur Vice President, Global Outreach, APAC Region

General Counsel

Kevin M. Dyer
Kevin Dyer & Associates
230 Park Avenue
Suite 2400
New York, NY 10169-2402

Bank and Brokerage Accounts

Please contact the Registered Office for this information.

Fund Managers

Rajesh Chelapurath
Chief Investment Officer


Please contact the Registered Office for this information.

Registrar of Shares

Business Filings, Inc.

How to reach us

Registered Office

BITSAA International Inc.
1560 Sunnyvale Saratoga Road,
Suite 200,
Sunnyvale, CA 94087-4597

eFax: 1-928-962-0400
(408) 645-0248

Please visit the Teams page for contact Info of Individual teams or visit the contact us link.

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