About us
Core Members :
Our core team consists of very carefully chosen people with expertise in different vocations. Each member of this core team is either a team leader or heads a function, and has excellent communication and leadership skills. The focus of our core members is to lead by example, their mission is to inspire and motivate their team members, and their vision is achievement.

  • Sonal Wagle Founder and CEO
    Sonal Wagle, Founder and CEO, founded Sapwood Ventures in Mid-2006. She has 17 years of professional experience in Marketing and HR and has worked in India and South East Asia with companies like Crompton Greaves, Marcus Evans (Singapore), Mudra Institute of Communications. Sonal holds a Masters in Management (Marketing, MMS, 1994) and a BA in Psychology (1991).
  • Kala Suresh
    Kala Suresh, COO, has a work experience of 15+ years which involves teaching and developing content with IL&FS educational venture. She is also a civic activist involved in the advanced locality management (ALM) programme. Her analytical abilities, commitment and excellent communication skills, have been a boon since she joined Sapwood, at its inception in 2006. Her dynamism and drive is directed at making Sapwood Ventures the best in its business. She is a graduate in Zoology and postgraduate in Environmental Toxicology.
  • Monica Noronha
    Monica Noronha is a qualified Architect, with over 5+ years of corporate experience. Her interest in understanding other professions and the nature of people has led her into a very fulfilling profession of counselling and recruitment since the last 10 years. The current exponential growth of Sapwood family is under her able care as the Head of HR and Admin. Her interests also lie in music, art, reading and social service.
  • Kokila Shukla
    Kokila Shukla, has about 7 years of work experience in IT Hardware & Software industry. She is a go-getter and has been actively involved in Business Development in her role as a Head of Sales at Sapwood in the recent three years. Kokila is a Post Graduate in Business Development with specialization in Marketing & Management Information Systems.
  • Anamica Basu
    Anamica Basu, a post graduate in Marketing and Rural development, has over 9 years of work experience. As a Senior Team Leader at Sapwood she is actively involved in end to end recruitments, managing key accounts and grooming new team members. Her previous work experience with Youth Centric programs has made an indelible mark in her life and has prompted to her write on health and emotional needs of the young people in various social networking sites and magazines.
  • Radha Jaishankara
    Radha Jaishankara, a double degree holder, has nearly two decades of experience and expertise in Human Resource and Administration both in IT and ITeS industry. She has spent her recent seven years as Team Leader - Recruitment services in IT and non-IT verticals. An avid fan of the classical forms of art she is keenly involved in a lot of social and cultural activities
  • Shibani Das
    Shibani Das has done her MA, MPhil in International Relations from the University of Calcutta. She has around 8 years of corporate experience in Training. As a Senior Team Leader with Sapwood Ventures she is actively involved in end to end recruitments and has been catering to manpower needs in the IT, Manufacturing, Media and FMCG sectors. Her interest lies in music and reading.
  • Gauri Pokhariyal
    Gauri Pokhariyal is a graduate in Political Science from Fergusson College, Pune and has over 10 years of working experience in various fields. Her core competency lies in inter-personal relations, customer service and administration. As a Senior Manager- Team and Key Accounts at Sapwood Ventures her responsibilities include Client Account Management, end to end Recruitments and Team Management. With her hard work and dedication, she has been able to handle all challenges put to her. Gauri has travelled globally and has considerable experience in interacting with people of different cultures and nationalities and is an ardent animal lover.
  • Anamika Srivastava
    Anamika Srivastava is a Senior Manager - Team & Key Accounts at Sapwood Ventures. Anamika has 10 years of work experience including 7 years in the domain of Administration for a chain of international computer institutes & 4 years in recruitment industry. She is a graduate with a degree in Computer Science
  • Shaswati Debnath
    Shaswati Debnath has nearly 6 years of experience into the domains of Insurance and Newsprint (Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.). As a Team Lead at Sapwood she is actively involved into Recruitment, Client Acquisition and training of new members. She is a Masters in Business Management with specialization in Human Resources. She loves using brushstrokes to express the "feeling of perfect peace" on canvas
  • Rajeshree Pise
    Rajeshree Pise has been with Sapwood Ventures for 3 years and is now is a Senior consultant and Team Coordinator. Always a learner, she has been working on the manpower needs of clients across all verticals. Prior to Sapwood, she has 3 years work experience in the field of Advertising and Client Servicing. She is a B Com from Mumbai and likes reading non- fiction books.
  • Ami Manish
    Ami Manish is a tireless workaholic with over 7.5 years of work experience in industries like Timeshare, Banking, Fitness and HR. She has proven her mettle and received accolades for her work time and again. She took no time to prove her credentials at Sapwood with her first candidate getting recruited. With her zeal and perseverance, she has an infectious enthusiasm in all she undertakes. She has completed her post graduation in HR from XLRI.
  • Meghna Raina
    Meghna Raina has over 10 years of experience spread over varied functions of Hospitality, HR and Admin. As a Team Leader at Sapwood, she is involved in Recruitments, Business Development and Managing Key Accounts. Meghna is a die-hard foodie, fitness enthusiast, keen traveler with an avid interest in photography and an amateur painter with colorful dreams. She is inspired by the unsung heroes & believes in giving back to the society, which one day she plans to achieve.
  • Kashish Hiranandani
    Kashish Hiranandani has a post graduation degree - MBA (Marketing) from Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies. She has over 8 years of work experience and as a professional works with full energy and zest. Once given responsibilities, one can trust her to never let them down.
  • Smriti Dengre
    Smriti Dengre is a post graduate in Management and has 5 years of experience in recruitment. Her passion and dedication speaks volumes about the commitment in all spheres of her work. She has been a continuous performer and her contribution has been acknowledged at all levels. Working with her is a pleasure and she is now being groomed as a Team Leader in Sapwood.
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