Our Team

Our Founders

Dr Pauldy Otermans

Academic, Researcher and HE Leader

One of 22 most influential women of the UK in 2022 by Startup Magazine. Pauldy was awarded as a ‘Leader in technology’ by UK Business Awards 2023. She was awarded Inspirational Womxn of the Industry (tech) 2022 and has a Neuroscience & Psychology PhD.

She is an education expert with a focus to innovate AI in education solutions.

Her pedagogy and curriculum work has been used in 13 countries, for UK universities and to service UK government contracts.

Dev Aditya

Global Under 30
Innovator & Entrepreneur

Dev is an AI expert with research experience at The Alan Turing Institute and Brunel University London.

He was named a Global Young Innovator by Innovate UK (UK's highest Innovation body) for his work in AI. He was also a Mint Under 30 entrepreneur and is the AI architect of OIAI.

He has also taught learners in 9+ markets and was awarded by the UK Prime Minister for work in digital education in 2021.

Our Advisors Include

Prof Andrew George (Co-chair UK Committee on Research Ethics), Bian Li (International Entrepreneur),Dr Monica Pereira (HCI researcher from Brunel University London), Mark Adriaanse (Big Data Specialist), and Tushar Dwivedi (Senior IT Solutions architect of Bain and Company).

Our Team

Younesh KC

Generative AI and ML Developer

ML expert who has built 4 AI models for OI and has previously deployed 2 AI solutions to market.

Krizia Silvestri

Marketing

Marketing executive with 10+ years of experience in diverse industries with direct experience in our target markets.

Nayan Agarwal

Finance, Funding and Deals

Former PwC executive with 8+ years experience in M&A and Deals in Asia and Europe. A certified chartered accountant.

Tilak Peace

Tech Team Management,

A software engineer for 15 years - SaaS, AI and Blockchain - with former CTO experience.

Younesh KC

Generative AI and ML Developer

ML expert who has built 4 AI models for OI and has previously deployed 2 AI solutions to market.

Krizia Silvestri

Marketing

Marketing executive with 10+ years of experience in diverse industries with direct experience in our target markets.

Nayan Agarwal

Finance, Funding and Deals

Former PwC executive with 8+ years experience in M&A and Deals in Asia and Europe. A certified chartered accountant.

Tilak Peace

Tech Team Management,

A software engineer for 15 years - SaaS, AI and Blockchain - with former CTO experience.

Rovina Manuel

People Manager

Rovina ensures that OI members and volunteers effectively contribute to the organisation's mission of digitally upskilling a generation through training and AI.M

Our Advisors Include

Prof Andrew George (Co-chair UK Committee on Research Ethics), Bian Li (International Entrepreneur),Dr Monica Pereira (HCI researcher from Brunel University London), Mark Adriaanse (Big Data Specialist), and Tushar Dwivedi (Senior IT Solutions architect of Bain and Company).

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