Anup has an undergraduate and masters degree in Computer Science from Cornell University, and has mastered in business administration and statistics. He has worked extensively on Wall Street for Creditex, which created an online exchange for credit derivatives and credit default swaps, as well as Bloomberg LLP, a financial software services company based in NYC. He has written software for exchange connectivity connecting to worlds financial future exchanges for Bloomberg LLP including Liffe, Eurex, Euronext, CBOT, CBOE. He has worked as a software developer with Global Sale Side Equity Order Management Systems (GSSEOMS) routing equity orders broker-to-broker instead of broker-to-exchange and trade execution/reporting for all parties of the transaction.
Anup also has extensive experience in construction, construction management, and running and managing hotels in the NYC market in the form of various family businesses and partnerships and it is from this experience that the idea for practical, real world business solutions in the form of apps was first formed.
Zafreen has LL.B (Bachelor of Laws) from University Of London, LL.M (Masters in Human Rights Law) from University College London and N.V.Q (Level-4) in Management. She has worked for Equality & Human Rights Commission (EHRC, UK), PICUM (Brussels), Amnesty International (UK), Praxis (U.K). She worked extensively with Social Services, Local Authorities, UKBA, GOs and NGOs. She represented clients in tribunals, civil courts and has assisted law chambers on cases in Court Of Appeal and European Court Of Human Rights (ECHR). Her 10+ years as a human rights professional focused on practice and policies around migration, destitution, social integration, sexual and gender-based violence.
Since migrating to NYC, she redirected her career in the U.S publishing and creative industry. Her versatile portfolio includes her roles as; Event Manager for The Great Lectures, PR Manager for an international Art project ‘The First Supper’, Publicist for a theatrical play ‘Women of New York’. She wrote and edited for Townsend Press and other literary agencies. She writes online content for private clients and commercial websites. She reviews restaurants, films and theatre for PR and marketing firms. She is currently involved in the PR work of Spotlight Artist Management.
High-energy professional passionate for change and challenge. Strategic problem-solver who envisions smart solutions and executes with urgency across all levels of the organisation. Hands-on leader with extensive customer service experience who is able to keep projects focused and dynamic. Leveraging broad competencies in operations management and relationship-building, oversaw and managed the day to day operations of the company's growth and production