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Mohnish Yerra

Founder & CEO

With an MBA in Business Strategy from IE Business School, EU and an Industrial Engineer from Purdue University, he also leads MYCap Investments LLP. He is an Angel Investor with a series of strategic investments spanning FinTech, EdTech, DefenceTech, Infrastructure and Sustainable Energy Firms. He envisions using his expereience in making LIO a strong platform connecting businesses through the support of the community and fascilitating unique opportunities.

Actively pushing the brand, he was a panel speaker at IIIT Hyderabad for the Startup series and part of the core committee at the Indian Startup Festival held in Bangalore with over 1150 startups presenting. Before LIO, he gained 5 years of corporate experience managing a team of over 110 people across the Globe streamlining the manufacturing operations at a Fortune 500 US Company applying Engineering methods to ensure maximum customer satisfaction and business revenue.



Lalitha Jonnalagedda

Head of Strategy

A Masters from Trinity College Dublin in Digital Marketing Strategy with over 4+ years of experience in strategic marketing and advertising. Currently a Board Member and active volunteer at TEA (Twin-cities Expat Association) Cares foundation since 2017, an umbrella organization that supports multiple NGOs that focus on education, women empowerment, animal welfare and children with special needs in Hyderabad.

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Siddharth Poondla

Head of Growth

Studentpreneur and BCom Honors graduate from Christ University, Bangalore. Co-Founder of 'Aye! Raja' - a cloud kitchen start-up, and Founder of Ground Zero E-Sports - a pioneer gaming partner for top engineering colleges in Karnataka with brand sponsorships from CoolerMaster, Gamidas, Intel and more. He also had a brief stint in AgriTech and Finance startups, where he closed multiple deals and formulated finance case studies for top educational institutes.

With nearly a decade of experience working closely with founders and start-ups, he seeks to focus his artillery on supercharging LIO's mission and vision by synnergizing the network and bridging the gap between Entrepreneurs and Angel Investors pan India.


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