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. MrKottapurath 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.


Arham Faraaz is an Ex-IT employee, who broke out of his cubical, went "Against the Grain" to follow his passion on mentoring people on leadership Development. Which made him a Best Selling Author, an Award Winning Social Entrepreneur in India & a Dynamic LEADership Coach. He now mentors young professionals on developing individual leadership skills, so that they "reach higher in life to make a difference". Arham’s work has been endorsed by Marshall Goldsmith, who is one of the top 10 business thinkers in the world.Arham is currently the General Secretary of LEAD Trust.


Mohammed Shafiulla works in the IT industry and was part of social consciousness initiative group in HP. He was a community service club co-ordinator during his tenure in Hewlett Packard since the group started. HP Community service group helps people in various ways by providing support towards education. He has actively participated in almost all the programs during HP days. He is also a trustee of Lifeline Foundation Trust.


Fayaz Hussain has a BE degree from Karnatak 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