Head of Partnerships & Programs
Amrita Naik is the Head of Partnerships & Programs at Infosys Foundation USA. She has been involved with the Foundation since its inception in 2015 and has brought to life various signature programs, the Pathfinders Online Institute education platform and collaborative partnerships. Amrita currently oversees Infosys Foundation USA's evaluation of new grantees and professional development partners and the impact assessment of funded programs. She enjoys working with passionate educators and making a difference in K-12 Computer Science and Maker education.
Prior to this, Amrita has experience managing HR, recruiting and CRM functions at several technology firms based in both Silicon Valley and Bengaluru. She holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration. Outside of work, she is a full-time mom and spends her rare free time creating nontoxic hand-painted wine glasses.
Anurag is a global technology and business leader, public speaker, thought leader and a strong advocate of education and diversity in the world of technology.
He is currently an Industry Head of Communication Service Providers, and Media & Entertainment for Infosys Limited, managing a $1B P&L. He is passionate about partnering closely with Fortune 500 CXOs helping them define and implement their digital agenda, business and operational strategy and drive growth and innovation. Responsible for bagging the largest deal in the history of Infosys, a TCV of $1B, he created an innovative construct for accelerating digitization and network transformation while enabling CEO’s cost transformation agenda.
Prior to this role, he led the global delivery, consulting, presales & marketing function for this industry with direct responsibility for 15000 workforce across US, Canada, Europe, China, Australia, New Zealand and India. He also led the org-wide Application Development Service Line Council that catered to $2B portfolio of projects across all verticals in the company with the goal of increasing the Revenue, Efficiency & Market Positioning.
He is a Trustee for Infosys Foundation USA where he inspires children, young adults, and educators to become creators of technology. He also serves as the Head of the Diversity and Inclusion Council at Infosys for North Americas and shapes policy and goals to make the company more inclusive and lead the way for women in technology. He heads the Innovation Council as a part of Infosys’ 2020 talent strategy to hire 10000+ American professionals across Infosys innovation hubs in North America. With the focus on education and learning, he is responsible for nurturing innovation ecosystems with leading academic institutions, technology partners, clients, industry forums and the start-up community.
Anurag is based in Dallas, Texas. He has done Executive Education on Global Leadership from Stanford University Graduate School of Business, and Bachelors in Engineering in Computer Science from Bangalore University.
Anurag Varma is Head of Global Government and Public Affairs for Infosys Limited, a global technology consulting firm, where he develops and executes public policy strategies involving national and regional governments in each of the company’s key markets, including the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and India.
In this role, Anurag has driven the company’s efforts to integrate into its business model the holistic engagement of stakeholders in each community in which it does business. This initiative includes forging partnerships in each national market and submarkets with government, business organizations, tech industry associations, educational institutions, community organizations and others. In the U.S., since May 2017, the key States where Infosys has focused its new investments, and corresponding ecosystem engagement, have been Indiana, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Arizona and Texas.
Prior to joining Infosys, Anurag lived in Washington, D.C. where he served as public policy counsel before the U.S. Congress and Administration on behalf of foreign sovereign clients, Indian private sector interests and Indian American trade associations. He also provided strategic trade advice, engaged U.S. and Indian government officials, and coordinated legal strategy for U.S. multinationals facing market entry and other policy matters in India.
In addition to his public law and policy work, Anurag served on the lead plaintiffs’ counsel teams for national civil rights class action cases on behalf of African American farmers and Native American farmers resulting in settlements of over $2 billion and $760 million, respectively.
Anurag is married to a human and civil rights lawyer, Monika Kalra Varma. They reside in Northern California with their 3 children: Ambika (10), Akshay (6), and Amrit (6).
Corporate Secretary and General Counsel
Bethany Quinn serves as Corporate Secretary and General Counsel for the Foundation.
James Mazzullo is a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) intern with the Foundation. He is currently pursuing his Master’s degree in Communications with a specialization in Corporate Purpose and Social Impact at the Rutgers School of Communication and Information. James spent the summer as a communications intern for the Alliance of Clean Energy New York where he helped promote renewable energy in the state of New York. He is very passionate about non-profit work and is excited to help promote CS education and Maker Education with the Foundation! James has a B.A. in Communications from The College of New Jersey where he also studied Marketing and Filmmaking!
As the Executive Director of the Infosys Foundation USA, Kate is inspired to advance the Foundation’s commitment to increase K-12 access to Computer Science and Maker Education across the US. She wants future generations to feel they can be the creators, not just consumers of technology.
She has over 18 years of professional experience in economic development, corporate philanthropy and social impact globally. Previously, Kate was a Director at KPMG LLP working across the UK, US and emerging markets with leading private foundations, non-profits, governments, the UN and World Economic Forum to advance solutions to global sustainability. She maintained a particular focus on identifying effective public-private partnerships for lifelong learning, gender equality and global infrastructure. Prior to KPMG, Kate was the Country Manager for Mexico and Central America at the US Trade and Development Agency in Washington, DC and had the good fortune to work for Senator Richard G. Lugar on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Her early professional career was spent in television and advertising.
Kate is passionate about the power of education and technology to create positive impact. Since a young age, she has pursued opportunities to engage with youth from under-represented communities to expand their educational potential. The Children’s Aid Society in NY and Everybody Wins in Washington, DC were particularly influential experiences. Currently, Kate is a member of the Board of Directors of Mary’s Meals USA, a global non-profit working at the intersection of food security and education. She co-founded and leads the Wake Forest University ‘Global Deacs’ alumni network and serves on the Wake Forest University Alumni Council. Previously, Kate was a member of the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association, co-led the JHU SAIS New York Alumni Club and served on the Executive Committee of the SAIS Women Lead initiative. She is a graduate of both Wake Forest University with a BA in Spanish and Political Science and the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) with a MA in International Economics and Latin American Studies.
Rachel is a Senior Manager, part of the Corporate Accounting Group within Infosys Limited. She also supports Infosys Foundation USA with all accounting and finance functions.
Rachel has been a licensed CPA for over 20 years, holding various upper level accounting roles. She manages the accounting function including coordinating audit and tax preparation.
Ravi Kumar S. serves as chairperson of Infosys Foundation USA and offers his extensive leadership experience to further the Foundation’s mission. As President and the Deputy Chief Operating Officer at Infosys, he leads the Infosys global delivery organization across all industry segments, driving digital transformation services, application development and maintenance; independent validation services, engineering services, emerging technology solutions, business intelligence and analytics, cloud and infrastructure, and enterprise package applications service lines. As champion for Infosys’ US talent model, Ravi is driving the creation of several new Innovation and Technology Hubs by collaborating closely with clients, local and state governments, and academic ecosystems.
Additionally, Ravi is an honorary founding board member of the Technology Advisory Board at MIT Forum; advisory board member of the Global Supply Chain Center at Marshall Business School, USC; member of the Young Presidents Organization - Manhattan Chapter; and member of Oracle’s Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Board. Ravi holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, India. He started his career as a nuclear scientist at the Bhabha Atomic Research Center and has previously held management roles at Oracle Corporation, Cambridge Technology Partners, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Skyler Mattson is President of WONGDOODY, a human experience agency powered by global tech consultancy Infosys. She has built her career driving award-winning, transformative work for clients across a range of categories, from consumer-packaged goods to technology to education. She is Founder of The Motherboard, a digital community that connects companies with thousands of diverse consumers to validate and inform the entire innovation process. Recently, The Motherboard was awarded by Fast Company as a World Changing Idea.
Skyler has led several female empowerment initiatives, including #TheReal10 which aims to close the gender pay gap and #IPumpedHere, which encourages workplaces to provide better facilities for breast-pumping employees. Putting philosophy into action, Skyler frequently lectures at Pepperdine University, speaks at industry events, and writes about the importance of bringing more diverse voices and perspectives to marketing and technology. She thrives in high-energy environments where you rarely sit down, which is a good thing, since her clients at home include three sons under the age of nine.
Srikantan Moorthy, known as Tan to friends and colleagues, is an Executive Vice-President at Infosys. His leadership roles span multiple strategic functions at the company. Tan is the Head of US Delivery Operations and Global Head of Education, Training and Assessments at Infosys. In his role as Head of US Delivery Operations, Tan has operational responsibility for the effective onboarding, training, deployment and engagement of the Infosys service delivery teams across the US. As Head of the Learning function at Infosys, Tan leads the world’s largest residential corporate university. In this role, he also oversees relationships with US universities and community college systems. Prior to taking on his current roles, Tan was the Head of Application Maintenance and Development - the largest service line at Infosys. Tan was also the Group Head of Human Resources at Infosys from 2012 to 2014. As head of Education & Research at Infosys from 2007 to 2012, Tan was also responsible for the Infosys Campus Connect program partnering with over 400 engineering colleges in India and providing interventions to raise the employability of graduating engineering students.
Senior Program Fellow
Steph is a Senior Program Fellow at Infosys Foundation USA. She served as the Senior Advisor for Making at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy from 2014-2016. In this role, she helped develop President Obama’s Nation of Makers initiative to support and broaden access to the Maker Movement. She is a founding Board Member of Nation of Makers, an independent non-profit supporting more than 350 maker spaces and maker organizations, co-organized the Makers for Global Good Summit and serves on the advisory council for California Community Colleges CCC Maker initiative. She was a Science Program Fellow at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation where she helped ramp up the first year of the Moore Inventor Fellows program and supported the foundation’s efforts focused on science education.
Steph has a B.S. in Marketing and Media Studies from the University of Virginia and an M.S. in Information Management from Syracuse University. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Information Science at Cornell University where her research looks at the role of open source and intellectual property on the development of emerging technologies.