Volunteers


We are blessed to have a bunch of highly dedicated and experienced volunteers. Here are some of them:

Sherif Kottapurath is the CEO of iCalibrator, India’s only company that offers mentored skill upgradation programs. Earlier, he served as the Chief Technical Officer at Sun Microsystems, India, and as a manager at Wipro Technologies. He is a 1982 graduate of BITS, Pilani. For several years, he has been deeply involved in mentoring and skills development for fresh college graduates as well as senior IT professionals. His services are keenly sought after by several big companies, such as Mind Tree Consulting, Wipro and Infosys. Mr Kottapurath is one of the founding members of Lifeline Foundation Trust, a micro-credit organization that helps poor women entrepreneurs in Bangalore. He also helped found NewzFirst, a unique news portal that tries to create citizen journalists out of all of us. He has founded the Wisdom International School in Shantinagar, Bangalore. He is also the president of Muslim Service Society, Bangalore district.


AzeemUddin is a mechanical engineer and is working as a Lead Analyst at General Motors, Bangalore. He did his post-graduation from IISc Bangalore in 2004 and B.Tech from Aligarh Muslim University. Even before LEAD Trust, he was involved in training the underprivileged kids for IIT-JEE. His drive is a motivation for us all.


Thariq Khalid graduated from NIT, Calicut with BTech in Computer Science in the year 2007. He has over 10 years of experience in the IT industry and is currently working as Lead Engineer in Machine Learning for Target Corporation


Fayaz Hussain has a BE degree from Karnataka University and has worked in the IT industry for over 17 years. Having worked abroad, Fayaz returned to India in 2005 and is currently based in Bangalore. Fayaz has been passionate about the field of education and has been involved in social causes


Inzemamul Haque is a PhD student at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. Prior to joining IISc, he completed BTech in Computer Engineering from AMU in 2013. You can find more details about him here


Naveed Zuber is an IT professional working in Bangalore and committed to work for social changes. He is also associated with other social welfare organizations such as Helping Hands Foundation and Ummeed Welfare Association