The Journey


Co-founded by Serial Entrepreneurs Sachin Dev Duggal and Saurabh Dhoot, Engineer.ai is on a mission to turn
ideas into developed products for everyone. Whether you want to build something new or are already operating on
the cloud, Engineer.ai empowers a single user to achieve more by doing less.

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Our Team


Along with the tens of thousands of developers, designers & product managers on our network we have all
star team that spans the globe and comes to us from Apple, Beats, Mckinsey, SAP & DoubleClick.

Sachin Dev Duggal
Board Member & Co-Founder

Sachin's aim is to build technology that simplifies the lives of everyday users. Holds a degree in B.Eng from Imperial College London & a degree in Entrepreneurial master’s program from MIT. Worked with SMX corporation as CEO, Deutsche Bank as consultant & advisor, Founder & Chief Wizard of Nivio. Awarded with Technology Pioneer 2009 from World Economic Forum, Sunday ET - Profile Global Indian, BBC Asian Achiever of the Year, PriceWaterHouseCoopers - Leader of Tomorrow, and United Nations Global 500 Youth Award.

Varghese Cherian
President & COO

VC has two decades of experience in the Operations & Communications Marketing domain. Holds a Masters in Statistics from University of Madras, Marketing Management from IGNOU & Business Communications from Kellogg School of Management. Before SD Squared, he was with Edelman, as the GM, managing a team of 200 as well as leading the technology sector. He has worked with Manning Salvage & Lee and Mascon Global. Expertise includes Business Management, Marketing Communications, Sales Operations, Customer Engagement and Business of Culture.

Robert Holdheim
Chief Business Officer

Robert Holdheim has joined Engineer.ai as Chief Business Officer. While he will initially focus on building the US and European markets, he will over time oversee operations, sales, partnerships, communications and capacity globally.

In two stints with the world’s largest PR firm, Edelman, he worked from the Frankfurt, London, New York, Delhi/Mumbai, Dubai/Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong and Berlin offices. Prior to joining Edelman, Rob was the Manager for Trade and Investment Policy at the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany.

Rob holds a BA from Cornell University and an MA from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He speaks English and German fluently, Italian and French proficiently, and has studied Arabic and Hindi.

Alex Godelman
VP & Global Head of Engineering

Alex is the Head of Global Engineering and is currently based in our Los Angeles office. He is a technology and product development leader with over 20 years of proven track record of success as as a technology executive with Time Warner, Sony, EA, and Cast & Crew.

Alex is very active in technology and Agile product development communities and serves on the board of directors and advisors of several internet and technology companies. He has been awarded the CTO Rock Star Award from SoCal chapter of TechExecs and holds a graduate degree in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics.

Rohan Patel
VP BlockChain & CloudOps

Rohan is the VP BlockChain & CloudOps and is currently based out of the office in Gurgaon. He was schooled at the University of Waterloo in Canada. Prior to SD Squared, he served as the VP of Engineering at Shoto. Rohan has experience in all major aspects of programming, from front-end to back-end and even devOps. Apart from this, he is an avid musician, skier and linguist.

Surbhit Varma
Product Lead

Surbhit is the Product lead at Builder.ai. Before joining Engineer.ai, he was associated with Hike Messenger, one of the biggest Indian messaging giant, in past and has been member of founding teams at Grabonrent and Perdix Business Solutions.

At his alma mater, IIT Guwahati, he developed a knack for identifying user needs and answering them through software solutions. Apart from being an avid scholar, he contributed to the Institute as a Leader for Student Body.

His daily routine looks mostly buried into data and running around with cups of tea. He loves listening to customers and understanding the why behind user’s feedback.

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