Shane D’souza (CTO) – They say every entrepreneur should have done sales at some point in their lifetime, now combine that with an understanding of how to apply technology in the right context and continuous learning, what you have is a complete package to run a successful business. A topper in Science and Mathematics in Junior College, an engineering graduate in Electronics and Communications and a post-graduate in Business Administration, he has helped form the backbone of the Waste Is Gold Technologies along with classmate and friend, Sandeep Tiwari. Solving the solid waste management problem has been a passion project for Shane. Not restricted by functional silos, Shane has been advising Waste Is Gold since its formation and has been working on understanding the need of the client, provide a solution and recommend best practices that are being followed all over the world. An Ambivert and a highly empathetic individual, he believes that everyone should have three hobbies for a happy life. He loves taking care of plants and animals and is an avid Aquarist.