About

People behind Olitia

Dr. Sarika Sawhney

Founder & CEO

An undergrad in Science, a masters in English, Ms. Sarika has always believed that a person without the knowledge of their origin is like a tree without roots. She has extensively researched the Indian culture and the traditional practices. In her research, she has realized that the way to a happy and healthy life is through the roots and traditions. Mother nature has all the resources to cater and provide for us if we care for her just as well. Having studied Naturopathy, she believes in staying Aarogya by consuming food grown the way nature intended it. With her research oriented approach, she wants to keep working for finding yet better techniques. She is the strongest pillar of Olitia and the mind behind all the amazing products. She is one of the co-founders and heads the R&D and manufacturing department. With her “never say NO” attitude she is a living example of how continuous struggle and hustle can take you places all over the world.

Akshay Choudhary

Co-Founder & CMO

A critical thinker & a problem-solver, Akshay has completed his B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT, Vellore) and has 4+ years of experience in the Automotive sector working with Giants like Tata Motors and Jaguar Land Rover. He has completed his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow, with a specialization in Marketing and minors in Sustainable Management. During his MBA days, he was very passionate about working with diverse teams and various organization to understand how cross function teams work in any company and  interned at P&G , UltraTech Cements, Google, Flipkart to name a few.  He resigned from Flipkart soon after joining, to start his entrepreneurial journey at Olitia, where he acts as one of the Co-founders and looks majorly at Marketing and Supply Chain. Whether at college or work, he has a proven ability to work with well-knit teams in high-pressure environments needing agile decision-making.

Dr. Madhurita Gupta

Strategic Advisor

Dr. Madhurita is a well known Sociopreneuer for her contribution in various innovative domains. She has 20+ years of expertise in working in veterinary, agriculture & animal husbandry Industry in India & Abroad. She now runs an early-stage sector agnostic investment firm GOA ANGEL NETWORK which is transforming investment domain under her leadership. They are exclusively supporting Women led startups with a year-long mentorship and networking exercise thus promoting entrepreneurship in Startup ecosystem which generates profit and creates Impact .She is a TEDx’s speaker ,trailblazer and has been awarded by various National and International organizations for her various innovations in Agri- Tech, Pet Tech, Vet- Tech, Clean tech, Health Tech, Vet Tech and her contribution towards environment and climate change. She has been critical for developing various policies to support environmental & forest conservation by the United Nations. She has been actively covered by BBC & other International organizations for her contribution and futuristic technological innovations.