Team in Japan

Pandey Rudra
Pandey, Rudra
Chairman

Rudra, a native of Nepal, works closely with the Deerwalk team in US and Nepal. Through Rudra’s hands-on direction over the operations and technology teams, they are able to provide high quality and cost effective services and solutions. Prior to Deerwalk, Rudra was the Chief Operating officer of Verisk Health where he led all operations and research and development activities and was also responsible for providing leadership to the company’s offshore development center with over 300 software engineers. Verisk Health was established following the acquisition of D2Hawkeye by Verisk Analytics (VRSK). Rudra was one of the founders and Chief Technology Officer of D2Hawkeye, which provided data analytics and decision-support, tools to the healthcare industry. Early in his career, Rudra worked as a business systems engineer and a database architect. He has extensive consulting experience, having worked for several prestigious financial institutions and large healthcare organizations. At Bank of America (formerly Fleet Bank), he played an integral leadership role in a major business systems reengineering initiative, which enabled Fleet to successfully integrate their many strategic acquisitions. Rudra holds a bachelors degree in electronics engineering from Mehran University in Pakistan and a Ph.D. in economics from Northeastern University in Boston.

Samjhana Khanal
Khanal, Samjhana
Vice President

Samjhana has led programs in the area of social entrepreneurship, sustainable impact investing and global partnership development for over 15 years with a variety of organizations including Ashoka, the World Bank, and numerous international foundations and non-profit organizations.

Currently, she is advising organizations working with women entrepreneurship and gender lens investing in Japan and South East Asia. Samjhana holds a BA from the University of Vermont and Kansai Gaidai University, and Master in International Public policy from SAIS, Johns Hopkins University.

Mayumi Sugita
Sugita, Mayumi
Director for General Affairs

Mayumi is a director for general affairs at Deerwalk Japan, Ltd. Concurrently she serves as a director for external relations at Japan Institute for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship (JSIE.) Previously she worked at Tokyo Foundation, a Japanese think tank, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC., and Mitsui & Co. (USA), Inc. in New York City. She was mainly in charge of planning and public relations for various events such as international conferences and seminars. Mayumi is a graduate of University of Leeds in UK.

Yuriko Hara
Hara, Yuriko
Director of Operations

After graduating from Keio University in 2006, Ms. Hara joined Morgan Stanley Equity division in Tokyo as a hedge-funds salesperson. Spending some exciting years in the investment industry, she changed her career direction to tackle global inequity and insecurity, especially for vulnerable children. Her experience covers Childline Botswana (a child-shelter in Botswana), UNICEF Liberia, Japan Committee for UNICEF, and Japan Committee, Vaccines for the World’s Children (JCV). A former Head of the HR department at Crowdcredit, a financial startup in Tokyo. She obtained Master degrees from Sciences Po a Paris and University of Tokyo.

Pandey Kanchan Raj
Pandey, Kanchan Raj
Creative Design Manager

Kanchan Raj Pandey has been associated with Deerwalk Group since last 8 years. Currently he is working for deerwalk group as a Creative Design Manager. He is an experienced creative designer manager and has worked a Designer (web & graphics) Animator (video editor & visual FX). He delegated tasks to designers on the team according to their level of skill. He managed the corporate website design and development including research and prototyping.

He was also working as a teacher of web, graphics, video editing & visual FX at Deerwalk Training Center.

Shrestha Anil
Shrestha, Anil
Sr. Software Engineer

Anil is a software developer at Deerwalk Compware, where Anil leads a team handling overall development, deployment of application as well as coordinating with clients and dealing with client's requirements. Prior to Deerwalk Compware, Anil has worked as Android Developer, Java and Python Trainer, Computer Science Teacher. He is an experienced Java and Android developer. Anil graduated with a Bachelors in Computer Science and Information Technology and Masters in Rural Development from Tribhuvan University.

Budha Sanjeev
Budha, Sanjeev
Software Engineer

Sanjeev has completed bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Information Technology from Deerwalk Institute of Technology. He currently works at Deerwalk Compware Ltd. as a Software Developer. He has +2 years of professional experience working with Java and Python. Prior to Deerwalk Compware, he worked as a Java Developer at Information Language Processing and Research Lab, Kathmandu University. He is interested in machine learning and data analytics.


Offshore Team in Nepal

Karanjit Sachin
Karanjit, Sachin
Director of Operations

Sachin Karanjit has been associated with Deerwalk Group since last 8 years. He leads the business development and company strategy for Deerwalk Compware and is responsible for implementing company policies and any changes to it.

Prior to Deerwalk Compware, he was Director of Services at Deerwalk Services and was responsible for overseeing and managing overall operation of Services team at Deerwalk's office in Kathmandu, Nepal. He is an experienced project manager and has worked as an SEO/SEM expert for the development, execution, and analysis of a variety of search marketing initiatives primarily focused on keyword editorial, creative and landing page optimization.

Sachin graduated with a Bachelors in Computer Engineering and an MBA from Kathmandu University.

Yamamoto, Yayoi
Yamamoto, Yayoi
Director of Deerwalk Japan Center

Yayoi Yamamoto has been abroad in her childhood and she is interested in Asian area. After she graduated from Tokyo University of Foreign Studies with bachelor’s degree (Language, area and culture studies), she has engaged in English and Japanese education, also she has experience of working for an IT company as translator in Delhi, India. She serves as director of Deerwalk Japan Center in Kathmandu, Nepal and teaches students and employees Japanese. She is pushing forward to act as a bridge between Nepal and Japan.

Shrestha, Manoj
Shrestha, Manoj
Associate Engineering Manager

Manoj Shrestha has been associated with Deerwalk Group since last 7 years. Currently he is working for Deerwalk group as Associate Engineering Manager, Mobile Department. He is responsible for leading our team of talented engineers to work on Mobile Apps.

He has innovative tech mind with experience in different mobile technologies and web technologies. He is always looking for ways to further optimize the engineering and product development process. He is also iOS Application Development trainer at Deerwalk.

Lama Padma Raj
Lama, Padma Raj
Sr. Software Engineer

Padma Raj Lama is a Sr. Software developer at Deerwalk Compware Pvt. Ltd. He is responsible for leading enterprise application software development with latest technological as well as technical upgrades and updates. Being in passion with programming, he is always keen to learn latest technical skills related to software development. Prior to Deerwalk Compware, he has worked with reputed software companies, including Deerwalk Service, Freelancer in Upwork, and AP Easy Software Solutions (An associate with DSIG Inc.). He is an experienced Software developer and has worked as a Sr. Java/Grails developer for the development, and analysis of a variety of software designing. Padma graduated with a Bachelor in IT Engineering from Pokhara University.

Gyawali, Rajendra
Gyawali, Rajendra
Sr. Software Engineer

Rajendra is working as a Senior Software Developer for more than 7 years in Deerwalk Group. He is primarily focused on web development using .Net platform making best use of latest software technologies and frameworks like KnockoutJs, Typescript, Angular2 with SQL Server, C#, and ASP.Net MVC architecture along with unit testing. He has performed reporting, edi parsing and integrated payment APIs to applications.

He is self-motivated and always enthusiastic towards programming and looking to research and learn new technologies. He has also worked as a tutor at Deerwalk Training Center and Onyx Software solutions. He has completed his Bachelors in Computer Science from Tribhuwan University.

Upadhyay, Akankshya
Upadhyay, Akankshya
Project Manager

Akankshya Upadhyay is a Project Manager at Deerwalk Compware. She mainly looks after developing creative strategies, business plans and marketing activities in coordination with the Director of Operations to achieve the company goals. Prior to Deerwalk Compware, Akankshya worked at Deewalk Services in the Quality Assurance Team. Her excellence in interpersonal and communication skills drove her to one of the finest media groups in Nepal where she worked as a News Editor and Presenter for more than a year.

Akankshya holds a degree in Computer Science and Information Technology from Deerwalk Institute of Technology.

Pant Binod
Pant, Binod
Software Engineer

An innovative Java/J2EE developer with 1+ years of hands-on professional experience in development, primarily with Grails, Spring and Hibernate. Creates solutions for unique user needs by actively participating in all phases of SDLC.Leverages and quickly learns new technologies and techniques to maximize functionality and user-friendliness of products. Implemented applications using Agile and iterative methodologies. Good communication skills; interfaces effectively with upper managers, staff, peers and clients.

Binod holds Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Dhangadhi Engineering College.He is currently working on design and development of KYC application for one of the government bodies of Nepal. He has been working at Deerwalk Compware Ltd. as a Software developer. Prior to Deerwalk Compware Ltd., he was working at Goglides Pvt. Ltd. He is interested in learning cloud computing and automation technologies.

Atish Adhikari
Adhikari, Atish
Software Engineer

Atish is a Full-stack developer with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Skilled in Node.js, Python, and PHP, he is proficient in developing scalable, user friendly, robust web applications. He has strong analytical, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills. He holds Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Rorukela.

"Implementing solution is easy. Designing solution is difficult", that's what he believes. Having deep interest in data science, machine learning and software design, he always tries his best to design solutions for creating products to make our work and life better. He strives to broaden his knowledge love what he does.

Shrestha, Kusumakar
Shrestha, Kusumakar
QA Engineer

Kusumakar Shrestha completed his Bachelor's Degree in Information Management from College of Applied Business and is currently working as a Software Quality Assurance Engineer in Deerwalk Compware LTD.

He is skilled in Docker, Linux Platforms, and HTML with primary knowledge and experiences on software quality assurance. He has experience of Manual QA and both Functional & Non-Functional Tests Automation, Software Development Processes, Agile Methodologies for Web and Mobile applications. Prior to Deerwalk Compware he worked for Deerwalk Services and Miracle Interface (YONEFU International Group).