Our team
Dhruv Sampat
Cofounder & CEO
Dhruv is an EdTech entrepreneur with more than a decade of experience in the domain. He is the co-founder and CEO of Studypaq. Prior to that he was the Analytics manager for Chegg and the Vice President of Analytics at Course Hero, an online learning platform for students to access study resources like course materials, flashcards, and tutors. He joined the company in 2011 and has helped it grow into 3 billion USD in valuation. Outside of work he is passionate about table tennis and is a two-time US Open gold medalist. He also likes to follow new technological developments in the field of analytics and reading books on leadership and strategic management. He holds a Master of Science degree in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University, a master’s degree in finance from Harvard.
Ankit Gupta
Cofounder & CTO
Ankit Gupta was most recently at Apple leading data science for Books and Audiobooks. Previously, the first Data Scientist at GoFundMe with over 10 years of experience built by data science roles at Twitter and LinkedIn. Ankit is passionate about building innovative AI products to drive social impact. When not working, Ankit enjoys teaching, traveling, watching sci-fi movies and video games.
Deep Nayak
Software Engineer Intern
Deep is an undergraduate B. Tech. student, currently studying Computer Engineering at Sardar Patel Institute of Technology. He has formerly worked as an intern at Smowcode where he developed a desktop application and an auto-update system for the company. He is the Training and Placement Coordinator at his college where he facilitates the hiring process for the students. He is also the Vice Chairperson of his annual college festival and majorly overlooks the tech operations and events of the festival. As an intern at Studypaq, he has worked on setting up payments for Studypaq and optimized backend memory consumption. He is passionate about Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence and its amalgamation with different web applications that will bring exciting features and products for future internet users. He enjoys watching Anime and Hollywood thrillers in his free time and occasionally plays the piano.
Noman Khan
Software Engineer Intern
Noman is a B. Tech undergraduate student in his third year of computer engineering at Sardar Patel Institute of Technology. He is a full-stack developer with a primary focus on the front end. He is interested in design and its implementation. As an intern at Studypaq, he made the entire site responsive, created the design system, animations, was crucial in translating the figma design into code, and created interesting features like caching on pagination, etc. The page you are currently seeing is one of his creations. In his spare time, he enjoys watching Kdramas, movies, and reading comic books and novels.
Jinish Shah
Software Engineer Intern
Jinish is an undergraduate B. Tech student currently studying in third year Information Technology branch at DJ Sanghvi College of Engineering Mumbai . He was formerly part of 2 renouned committees of his college namely GDSC DJSCE and DJCSI in the project team and technical co-committee member . Currently he is the Vice ChairPerson (tech) in DJCSI . As an intern at Studypaq he has worked on performance and SEO score optimization on frontend , was a major part in redesiging the frontend of the website and made exciting features like snipping tool etc . His favourite passtime is watching youtube and listening to hip-hop music .
Rushabh Shah
Software Engineer Intern
Rushabh is a B. Tech. student, pursuing a degree in Computer Engineering at Dwarkadas J Sanghvi College of Engineering. Prior to joining Studypaq, he worked as a full stack developer for Dreams International, where he designed and developed a rental agreement website for a client. He is a determined problem solver who is interested in software development in order to tackle real-world problems and learn about new technologies. Rushabh has assisted in improving the website's SEO scores. He has also contributed to the revamping of the Studypaq website. He moulds himself to the needs of the team, working on both the front and back ends. He is passionate about Reinforcement Learning and Artificial Intelligence. He enjoys gaming and listening to EDM music in his spare time. He plays tabla and has composed some music on a DAW. For three years, he was a member of his college's music club. He enjoys football and F1 sports, and he is a big Red Bull racing follower.