About

Accelerator, Investment,

Strategic Consulting And Distribution.

 We are India's first Sustainability Venture Studio focused on curating and supporting global innovations with the ability to fundamentally alter consumer consumption habits.

White Lotus is founded with a simple goal in mind: bringing together the world's best sustainable brands under one roof, for passionate consumers, patrons, and everyone in between. We have painstakingly curated some of the most unique brands from across the globe so you get the access to a whole new world of possibilities, right here from the comfort of your home. 

   

Team

 RITHWIK RAMESH

Graduated from Drexel university with a degree in Economics and finance, post-graduation Rithwik worked at UBS bank for a period of 2 years in their banking technology division. He closely worked with their Finance and Risk technology sector to implement new technologies to optimize cost and reduce dependence of legacy technologies.
After gaining exposure in a multinational company he choose to come back to India to work in his family business Rithwik Projects Pvt.Ltd. He is currently the Head of Strategy & Planning at Rithwik Projects Pvt.Ltd.
Over the last 3 financial years RPPL has show exemplary growth, posting an average turnover of 1200 Cr ($160M) YoY. Company currently has an order book of 6000cr ($800M), and is expecting to win works to the tune of 2500cr ($333M) in this financial year.

 

BASAN PATIL

Basan Patil, is a serial entrepreneur who has sought to engage with & transform local economies from traditional to contemporary practices.  Basan graduated fromPennsylvania State University, USA. He also successfully pursued a Diploma in International Relations from the Geneva School of Diplomacy. Basan Patil has lived & worked in New York, Glasgow and has traveled to over 30 countries. He is passionate about exploring different cuisines.
Basan Patil is currently a Director/ governing body member, directly managing the administration of BLDE Group of Educational Institutions. The BLDE group runs about 65+ schools & colleges in Karnataka, including a full fledged Medical University. BLDE offers educational opportunities to 25,000+ students annually by coordinating with 3000+ staff working under its umbrella.
Basan is the founder of Farms2050 an end-to-end Hydroponics Solutions company in partnership with Amhydro, USA, to pioneer turn-key hydroponic solutions to the Indian sub-continent and expand globally. 
ROHIT KALRO

An experienced brand builder with a demonstrated history of building and managing brand portfolios under the F&B sphere. Kalro is an intuitive, research-driven risk-taker when it comes to the marketing and branding campaigns that he’s spearheaded.His journey and accomplishments along the way give well-seasoned marketers a run for their money.
Working with brands like Swiggy, BIRA-91 , White Owl , Svami Drinks allowed him to dabble in everything India’s leading startups had to offer including his first pitch to usher in sustainability and purposeful packaging in the Alco-Bev space, it was his stint with Bira-91 as their youngest, wildcard recruit that demonstrated his ability to foster an engaged community of brand-loyalists also generating revenues of 1.2-1.5cr as a key account manager. He then went on to lead the launch of White Owl’s beers & Svami Drinks premium mixers across multiple states in Karnataka.

 

SUMAIR SACHDEV

With over 6 years experience Sales and Client Servicing with big corporates such as Jones Lang Lasalle and Knight Frank,prior to this; where he got the opportunity to handle Fortune 500 clients such as Google, Apple, Morgan Stanley, GSK, ABinBev, Amazon along Indian giants such as Paytm, Byjus and Udaan. Over the years he has focused on handling financial and growth planning for these clients across India.
He also had a marketing stint with Dentsu - working on campaigns for Hero Motorcrop, post which he moved into consultancy where he helped raise pre seed funding for tech startups before entering into the Corporate line of Real Estate consulting and Strategic planning.

SUNIL RAMACHANDRA

Sunil ramachandra
Sunil Kumar is currently working as the Assistant Vice President at DNA Entertainment Networks Private Limited, a pioneer event management company devoted to the field of sports leagues, live music, corporate events, and special events.
Motivated business leader with 17 years of experience in the event industry and is widely acclaimed for his path-breaking and visionary contributions. He works closely with numerous sporting leagues in the country like Indian Premier League, Hockey India League, International Cricket Council, BCCI (Board of Cricket Control in India., Pro Kabbadi League, Premier Badminton League and an impressive group of global corporate giants such as Reliance, Pepsico, Amazon, Samsung, UB Group, Diageo, etc.
Most prominently he is the key account manager for most Personal, Family and Corporate events of Reliance Group, India's biggest Conglomerate. Sunil also has been handling the logistical and operational management for India's Cricketing Events. Cricket being the Largest Sport in India. Sunil recently headed the team for the launch of Reliance Jio India's No.1 telephone Service Provider. Jio now had 385 Million Subscribers, which has compelled Facebook, Microsoft etc to buy stake in the venture.
DNA has been handling most international artists and concerts like Greenday, Eagles, Metallica, Maroon 5, since 2-3 decades.

 

 

SAI

Sai
Sai has spent more than 8 years in building early-stage startups. An alum of Stanford University Graduate School of Business, recipient of the National Startup Awards; Sai operates at the trifecta of design, deep tech & product management. Sai has built venture backed businesses across Ed-Tech, AI & AR/VR previously. He's been awarded by organisations such as Facebook, the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards, Wharton, IIM and more. Sai's most recent venture, Scapic, a no-code platform for AR experiences was acquired by the Flipkart Group which is India's largest commerce destination. At Flipkart, Sai works on building a camera platform for augmented commerce. Sai's addressed several technology and leadership conferences across Mexico, Oman & San Francisco. His written work is found on thesaitec.com, and featured across major publications such as YourStory, Quartz & TheHardCopy. When it's not about work, Sai obsesses about the design of everyday things, the game of cricket and volunteering with fundraisers to help a social cause.

 

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