we want to make our world happier, healthier and more mindful.


Aduri was started to not only introduce more people to mindfulness and meditation, but to help them build a consistent practice. Consistency is the only way to achieve meaningful, lasting benefits from meditation. Once you establish a practice, the possibilities are limitless.


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Ravi Varma
Head of Industrial Design

With over 10 years of experience working as a Senior Industrial Designer and Product Lead at Roll & Hill, Movado, and Nixon, Ravi is an expert at taking a concept from prototype to a mass market product. He also launched a successful Kickstarter product, MESA, raising over $45,000 in funding.

Ravi holds a BSID, Industrial Design from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Ankit Shah
Community Director

Ankit is an expert at bringing people together. He is the founder of Tea with Strangers, an international community organization with 20,000+ members and 300 hosts who have organized 2,000+ events in 15 cities and has been featured by Forbes, TEDx (London and Mumbai), Hacker News, Huffington Post, MTV, Mashable, and more. He's also a Community Program Manager at Airbnb, working within Airbnb's Advanced Research and Design division. 

He holds a B.A. from The Wharton School of Business in Operations and Information Management.


Software engineer

Over the past couple of years, Jahde has been a Software Engineer at Class Pass. Along with Jesal, he was a Co-founder of Tech808 and founding partner of The Phat Startup. Originally from Bermuda, he is the Founder of Code 441, a community to help teach young people from the island how to be creators and producers of technology. Previous to that he was a Business Systems Analyst at S&P Global Market Intelligence.

He holds a B.S. in Finance & International Markets and a Minor in Film and Production from NYU's Stern School of Business.


Koby Omansky
Media and comMs Strategist

Koby is a media strategist and communications professional who has worked for numerous organizations and successful campaigns, including Media Coalition, PROOF: Media for Social Justice, and New Economy Project. She arrived at Aduri from a childhood spent at a Tibetan monastery in Vermont, and a background in social media strategy for initiatives. In short, she was born to make sure you can find your path to meditation on Instagram.

She holds a BA in Sociology, Philosophy and Politics of Inequality from Sarah Lawrence College and University of Oxford

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Chaitanya Pattewar
Hardware Specialist

Chaitanya is an Electrical Engineer with over 2 years of experience working on Embedded Systems and Robotics applications. He's an expert at system integration and hardware prototyping. As a techie at heart, he is passionate about using technology to build innovative products.

He received his M.S. in Electrical Engineering at NYU Tandon and holds a B.E. in Electronics and Telecommunication from University of Pune, India.

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Jesal Trivedi
Founder & CEO

 Jesal was previously the Lead Product Manager and the first employee to join Blue Label Labs, now one of the largest and fastest growing iOS and Android app development agencies in the United States, a Co-founder of the nationally-recognized Tech808 Conference and founding partner of The Phat Startup. Before that he worked with companies and governments like Nike and Trinidad and Tobago as an Innovation Consultant at The Medici Group.

He holds a Masters in Interactive Technology from NYU ITP and a B.S. in Economics and Business of Media, Entertainment and Technology degree from NYU.



Andy Moss
Business Advisor

Andy provides business advisory and mentorship for Aduri.

Andy is the Director of the Blackstone LaunchPad at NYU. He is also the co-founder of Lean Launch Ventures, a tech accelerator funded by the state of CT, that invests, advises and trains entrepreneurs. LLV utilizes the Lean Methodology and brings together a strong diverse mentor network to guide the entrepreneurs. Andy also serves as an advisor and mentor for several startup programs in NYC and CT including Topstone Angels and The Refinery, and is a member of the New York CTO club.

Previously, he spent 17 years as an internal entrepreneur for the Microsoft Corporation, leading pioneering efforts in digital media, online service delivery, distributed computing, & software development architecture and methodologies. He also frequently represented Microsoft in Congress, at the FCC and other government and industry forums.


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open positions

There are no available positions at this time. If you would still like to get in touch, get at us at teamaduri@aduri.co!