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Executive Leadership

Sree N. Sreenath, Ph.D., MBA (Nonprofit MNO)



Prof. Sree Sreenath is a professor at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH. His research is in developing mathematical and computational models for Global Issues, and Mammalian Systems Biology. He served as the Director of UNESCO GENIe Center, and was on the World Water Commission. He is the Director of Case Systems Biology Center and  Director of the Graduate Online Program in Systems & Controls. He has a deep passion and commitment to serve in the nonprofit arena.

Arun Kankani, MCA

Executive VP & COO


Arun Kankani is the Director of Inventory Management with Star Pipe Products, Houston, TX.  He is also a member of the National Executive Team of the Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, USA.  As a certified MBTI trainer, he has conducted many free MBTI workshops for non-profit workers and for families. He has worked  in the social sector in India, the United Kingdom, and the United States.  He has  travelled extensively to many countries in Europe and the Caribbean on work related to social and cultural causes and to conduct training.

Ashwani Garg, B.Tech, MBA

VP Administration


Ashwani Garg is an IT professional and is Vice President, State Street Corporation, in Boston, MA.  He has been a social activist for the past thirty  years serving in numerous local organizations in Massachusetts. Serving the needy  is his passion. Ashwani Garg earned his  B. Tech. in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Kanpur and an MBA from Boston University. 

Sandeep Khadkekar

VP Marketing & Fund Development


Sandeep Khadkekar is a product & technology leader in the field of software engineering. He works at Apple as Software Architect for iTunes data platform. 

He is Vice President of Marketing & Fund Development for Sewa International USA. He spearheaded Balagokulam program of Hindu Sewayamsevak Sangha nationally for many years. He has extensively travelled within USA to promote social & cultural causes, develop organizational structure and train volunteers. 

He earned his bachelor’s degree from BITS Pilani, India. He lives in Bay Area, California with his wife and two children.

Anil Deshpande, M.Tech

VP Technology Services

Anil Deshpande has volunteered in the non-profit sector since 1990. He has been the Vice President of Sewa International USA since 2011, and his team has supported projects and disaster recovery in different parts of the world.

He volunteered at the World Kannada Conference in 2008 and was Vice President of the Vidyaranya Kannada Kuta, Chicago Chapter, in 2009 and President in 2010. He is on the Board of Directors of AKKA (Association of Kannada Kootas of America) since 2010. His non-profit experience started during his student days in India. Anil earned  his MS  from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, in 1997.

Serving on marketing and development committees, Anil has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for charitable causes. He is a technology and management consultant and an expert in  program and event management.

Swadesh Katoch, B.Sc.

Director, Disaster Relief


Swadesh Katoch lives in Atlanta, GA, with his wife and three children. He is an IT Consultant by profession and has been volunteering with Sewa International since its inception in 2003.  At present he serves  as Sewa’s National Director for 'Bhutanese Empowerment Project' and 'Disaster Relief Activities'.  In 2011 the Georgia Association of Physicians of Indian Heritage (GAPI) conferred the 'Humanitarian of the Year' award to Swadesh for his work within the Bhutanese Refugee community.

Rakesh Pathak, M.Sc., MBA

Director, Information Technology


Rakesh Pathak is a Project Manager with Infosys Consulting. He has a dual MS  in Bio-Technology and Business Management. He has lived  in Atlanta for the last thirteen years and is fond of playing tennis and going for long walks. He has been  associated with Sewa International for the past eleven  years.  He  currently looks after the technology/website aspects of Sewa International and volunteers with  Sewa Atlanta.

Syam Kosigi, M.Sc., MBA

VP Organization


Syam Kosigi is a consultant in the financial industry in the US. He has a deep passion for service activities and is associated with Sewa International for many years. He is active in local organizations in Delaware and Pennsylvania. He practices Yoga, likes Indian classical music, and is a keen student of world history. He lives with his family in Newark, DE.