The Team

Sushil Eapen, Chief Executive Officer

Sushil Eapen is the Founder and CEO of Silver Oak Health. He was the former Country Manager (India) of Pearson Clinical and Talent Assessment, a global publisher of psychological assessments and interventions. He was instrumental in establishing Pearson’s Clinical Assessment business in India. At Pearson, Sushil led a team of Sales, Marketing, Product Development, Information Technology and Customer Relationship Managers. He is passionate about the delivery of mental health services using digital technology. He is networked with a large number of mental health professionals in India and abroad. Sushil is also the founder and Managing Director of Vega, an assessment solutions firm in Bangalore. He earned an MS from Kansas State University and received an MBA in Marketing from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA. Sushil is a woodworker and has a wood shop in Bangalore called the Dad’s Workshop. He conducts weekend classes on hand-tool based woodworking for working professionals in Bangalore.


Saravanan Neel, Chief Operating Officer

Saravanan is a Senior HR Executive with over 23 years of comprehensive & diversified HR experience across multiple continents. As a Director – HR with Mastech Inc., (NYSE: MHH), he has been responsible for human resource strategies and programs, including recruiting, employee relations, compensation & benefits, training & development, immigration, compliance etc. Saravanan has played a key role in expanding Mastech’s India operations between 2010 to 2014. Previously he was associated with iGATE Global Solutions (NYSE: IGTE) and DSQ Software Limited in various HR roles. He holds a Master degree in Personnel Management and Industrial relations from Annamalai University. Saravanan is an avid golfer and is founder member of Bangalore Golfers Trust, a charity organization which supports children education and other noble causes.

Paul Mckeown

Paul McKeown, Chief Content and Global Partnerships

Paul is a licensed Clinical Psychologist based in London and has extensive knowledge of assessment and intervention in the areas of cognition, behavior and mental health. He is responsible for relationships with various global researchers and institutions that have intellectual property related to cognition, as well as for building partnership around the world for sales of the company’s digital intervention products. Paul is also a consultant on International Strategy for the Psychometrics Centre at Cambridge University. He was previously the director for Global Licensing at Pearson Clinical and Talent Assessment where he was responsible for licensing revenues through partners around the world, including pharma licenses. His professional network includes many of the leading players in the assessment and related markets. Paul in his free time enjoys the London Theatre.


Rohit Koliyot, Vice President of Marketing

Rohit has experience in scaling businesses in different fields, including retail, healthcare, hospitality, sports management and education. He was the co-founder of Kabadiwalla Connect, a social enterprise in the waste management space. During his stint at Amrutanjan Healthcare Ltd., he led the revival, rebranding and introduction of a pilot service offering during their strategic move from products to services. His passion for building communities led him to found Petcialize, a community-driven organisation that facilitates socials for pets and their owners. In the last few years, he has been involved in mentoring and advising a few early stage startups. Rohit graduated as a Gold Medalist from the Foundation for Liberal and Management Education, Pune. Rohit, a trained tap and social dance instructor in his free time brews beer and helps conduct secret cinema events in different cities.


Vijay Sharma, Vice President of Engineering

Vijay Sharma leads the Product Development and Technology organization at Silver Oak Health. Vijay and his team are responsible for design and delivery of next generation, world-class products, services and technologies critical to achieving Silver Oak Health’s strategic growth priorities. Previously Vijay founded, (an SAP Startup Focus member) where he enabled startups find the best quality talent using robust computer adaptive assessment platform. Prior to this he worked with SAP Labs India focusing on reduced complexity of SAP solution landscapes and thus ensuring fast, smooth and reliable software lifecycle processes. Vijay is a Computer Science Engineer by education and loves Brain Teasers, Cooking and Bangalore weather.


Reshmi Sahadevan, Head of Psychological Services

Reshmi is an RCI certified Clinical Psychologist with over 7 years of experience in the field of Psychotherapy. She has completed her MPhil from NIMHANS in 2010 following which she has been in private practice. She has previously worked at Mindtalk Cadabams and Human Dynamic. She has been extensively trained in various forms of therapy like CBT, Family therapy, Humanistic, Attachment therapy and Emotion focused approaches. However she likes to think of her therapy style as eclectic as she makes sure she chooses the kind of therapy or therapies that best suit her client. Reshmi has always been curious about human behavior and continues to learn and be in awe of the healing capabilities of all her clients. She is also a Mindfulness Expert and conducts workshops for employees in corporate offices. In her free time, she loves to bake, is a zumba enthusiast and is always on the lookout for new and interesting things learn.


NRK Raman, Advisor

NRK Raman comes with 30+ years of total experience in the IT industry out of which 25 years in providing IT solutions to the financial services industry worldwide. He is the former MD & CEO of Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd. (OFSS). He retired on October 2010 after 25 distinguished years with OFSS (formerly i-flex Solutions Ltd.). He currently serves as Investor / Advisor / Board Member to few emerging software companies in India, among these are Nanobi Data & Anaytics, Hexagon Global IT Services, Tyfone Inc., Shrishti Software, I-exceed Technologies, Miles Software plus a few more.
He is a Master of Science in Physics, with specialization in Electronics form the Mumbai University and has also completed an executive education program on ‘Strategy: Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage’ at Harvard Business School in June 2006. He is also charter member of TiE Bangalore and Advisor to iSpirit Foundation, which is the think tank for software product startup companies.