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.

Raj Vashisht
Software Engineer

Raj completed his Bachelor's in Technology Graduation in 2021 from Rajasthan Technical University. During his engineering days, he was the president of the collegiate programming club. Raj is keen to learn about different algorithms and data structures and often fiddles with different techniques to find out the most optimal solution for various complex problems. Raj joined Studypaq as an intern and he is now working as an SDE at Studypaq. He has been a part of the company for over a year and during this time he has created the document page split and it's conversion to html from scratch. He has improved the SEO score of Studypaq and played a crucial role in one of the most challenging tasks of the company which included migrating the entire codebase as well as the tech stack to a completely new domain. Outside of work, Raj enjoys playing mobile and PC games and he loves to travel to new and unique places.

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.

Julia Raczek
Business Development Manager

Julia initially joined the Studypaq team as an intern and now serves as the Business Development Manager. Her role as a collegiate liaison for universities across the United States increases brand visibility and encourages engagement from students. As a recent graduate from Florida State University Julia holds a bachelor's degree in International Affairs and Political Science. While on campus Julia interned in the nonprofit sector and participated in various law-related student organizations. She enjoys reading and cooking vegetarian dishes in her free time.