Our Team

Niladri Shekhar Roy, Founder, MD

As MD, Niladri is setting up the business model of XeFarm. His role is to analyze the market of farming product, analyze the problem of farmers and businessmen in the field of their respective business and help business team implement innovative ideas in the field of farming. He has 4 years knowledge of field work in rural areas.

Prior to establishing XeFarm, Niladri was working in Bose Institute, Kolkata, India, since December, 2010 till November, 2012 as Technical Assistant in a DBT sponsored Project "Generation of salt-tolerant rice plants: A translational approach". He has also worked on a project in Jadavpur University and BITM, India. Since August 2010 till November 2010 as Research Assistant for the project "Simultaneous Fermentation and Recovery of Alcohol by Solvents".

Niladri holds a bachelor degree in Biotechnology from Haldia Institute of Technology.

Dr. Bijoy Chandra Ghosh, Technical Advisor (Professor of IIT KGP)

Dr. Bijoy Chandra Ghosh is the backbone of XeFarm. His role is to offer advisory service and special support to farmers. His area of work includes Organic farming, Vermicomposting, Tea Technology and Soil less culture. He has published numerous papers in the field of agriculture, organic farming and fish farming. He is awarded with many national and international honors for his contribution in the field of Agriculture.

Dr. Debajyoti Chakrabarty, Honorary Consultant Scientist

Dr Debajyoti Chakrabarty, did his specialisation in fisheries in 1986 and obtained PhD. He was Principal investigator in UGC project related to fisheries, worked in various fields of fisheries including growth, disease prevention in fish as well as water quality monitoring. He has produced research papers in reputed national and international journals. At present he is working on fish feed development and organic fish production. He has spent 30 years in research and development related to fisheries.

Raj Chhetri, Chief Investor Relations Officer

Raj is the Chief Investor Relations Officer of Xe farm. He joined the team in 2014 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

Prior to joining XeFarm, Raj served as the Analytical consultant of Wells Fargo where he built the data-driven planning for 2000+ agents which increase the efficiency and increased the paid to productive from 50% to 72%. He has over 10 years of robust professional work experience in Data Aggregation, Data cleaning, Application Development, Data Analysis, Data Mining and Reporting with SAS and MSSQL. He did his bachelor of science in computer science from the University of Central Oklahoma and graduate certificate in business data mining from Oklahoma State University.

Himadri Shekhar Roy, CTO

As CTO, Himadri leads software development team of XeFarm. Himadri has software development experience of five years using various platform. His domain knowledge includes airlines reservation system, e-business and various web based enterprise application development.

Prior to establishing XeFarm, Himadri was working as a Software Architect in Nepsys Technology, Inc. to develop general web based reservation system. Himadri holds a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay.