Our Founding Team

  • Manik Kwatra
    (Co-Founder & CEO)

    Manik has 15+ years of total experience, with more than a decade in Healthcare technology consulting in both public and private sector across India, US and Canada. Prior to founding Planko, Manik worked with PwC India, IBM, Edifecs & NTT Data (formely Caritor India).

    In PwC, he was driving the public sector digital health business for India region. In IBM & Edifecs, he worked for multiple Indian and global healthcare clients in various capacities, providing advisory services to both providers and payers.

  • Rahul Yadav
    (Co-Founder)

    Rahul has 13+ years of consulting experience in public and education sector across India, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and UAE. Prior to founding Planko, Rahul worked as a Director with PwC Consulting.

    In PwC, he led multiple large-scale digital transformation programmes with the Central Government, State Governments, and PSUs. He worked closely with senior bureaucrats in conceptualizing new initiatives and translating their vision into operational reality. He holds a bachelor’s degree in IT and is an MBA from IIT Kharagpur.

Our Experts & Advisors

  • Dt. Anjali Khanna
    (Chief Nutritionist)

    With 23+ years of experience and 10000+ customers served, she is our lifestyle, therapeutic nutrition & holistic wellness expert.

    Qualification: P.G. Diploma in Dietetics & Public Health Nutrition, Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi

    Area of Expertise: Clinical & therapeutic nutrition (diabetes, hypertension, hormonal health, obesity, PCOD, chronic kidney disease etc.), weight management, pre & post-natal, sports nutrition, kids nutrition, and skin & hair care.

  • Dt. Samreen Farooq
    (Clinical & Therapeutic Expert)

    With 10+ years of experience and 10000+ customers served, she is our clinical nutrition and weight management expert.

    Qualification:  M.Sc. (Dietetics & Nutrition) & P.G. Diploma in Therapeutic Nutrition, Certified Diabetes Educator

    Area of Expertise: Clinical & therapeutic nutrition (diabetes, hypertension, hormonal health, obesity, PCOD, chronic kidney disease etc.), weight management, pre & post-natal, sports nutrition, kids nutrition, and skin & hair care.

  • Dt. Cherisha Doshi
    (Sports Nutritionist)

    With 8+ years of experience and 10000+ customers served, she is our sports nutrition and hormonal health expert. She can help you enhance your athletic performance and un-complicate the process of muscle gain & fat loss.

    Qualification: M.Sc. Sports Nutrition, Mumbai University

    Area of Expertise: Sports nutrition (marathoners, gym goers, boxing, football etc.), muscle gain, fat loss, hormonal health (PCOD/PCOS, Thyroid, Menopause etc.)

  • Dr. Tushita Thakur
    (Holistic Wellness Advisor)

    With 14+ years of experience and 50,000+ patients served, she is our holistic wellness advisor.

    She has extensive experience in clinical practice and medical research across many institutions including AIIMS and ICMR. With more than 30 publications to her name, she is also a board member and reviewer of numerous journals across the world.

    Qualification: MD (Homoeopathy) with a specialization in Psychiatry. P.G. Diploma in Preventive and Promotive Healthcare, Apollo Hospitals

  • Saurabh Vig
    (Fitness Coach)

    With 16+ years of experience, Saurabh has helped customers at all fitness levels, get into the best shape of their lives!

    He holds numerous certifications including Rehab Yoga TTC, ZUU GRADUS (Certified Partner), PTA Global FasTrack, LesMills BodyPump™, BodyCombat™, RPM™, CXWorx™, BodyStep™, Reebok Alliance, LAPT Personal Trainer, TRX®SuspensionTraining, Pilates and Stability Ball, and VIPR Loaded Movement Training.

    Consult him to set your realistic fitness goals and help achieve them!

  • Nishitha Krishnan T
    (Clinical & Therapeutic Expert)

    With 17+ years of experience, she is a registered dietitian and our clinical & therapeutic nutrition expert. Nishitha has extensive experience of working with multi-specialty hospitals including Apollo, Columbia Asia, Narayana Medical Centre, and AIMSRC. She has provided nutritional advisory across critical care, endocrinology, nephrology, geriatrics and pediatrics departments.

    Qualification: M.Sc. Food Science and Nutrition, B.Sc. Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Life member of Indian Dietetic Association & Registered Dietician by the Registration board of Indian Dietetic Association.

    Area of Expertise: Clinical and therapeutic nutrition, weight management, pre & post natal, nutrigenomics.