In a Nutshell
Zyeta is an integrated workspace design and build services firm that specializes in delivering exceptional workspace interiors that leverage the latest thinking in design, workforce optimization, and the environment.
With our unique combination of people, process, and technology, we strive to provide our clientele with unparalleled value. Zyeta provides its turn-key services for leading organizations across a spectrum of industries.
We transform raw space into award-winning, next-generation offices, clean rooms, data centers and more. We focus on large-scale and mid-size office design and build company projects for a diverse international clientele that includes both global enterprises as well as early-stage companies, having successfully completed hundreds of projects across India and beyond. The Company is privately-held by executive management.
It’s All About
Meet Team Zyeta
Smitha Naik Deshpande
A classical singer, a liberal trekker and a determined architect.
With a smile that shimmers her eyes, Smitha lives her life to the fullest. She carries the traits of a purist who eyes every detail of designs. Her work reflects the understanding of people and a choral harmony of art that betters human lives.
Fully immersed into sales/business development, he takes pride in focusing and communicating the company’s core strengths to prestigious clientele. His passion for research and deep analysis is what drives him to stay ahead of the curve, understand client needs, and evolve with market trends. He puts the same insane passion on travelling extensively, and binging on extreme gaming marathons that makes everyone’s jaws drop.
A free-spirited person who marches to the beat of her own drum, it’s near-impossible to put her in any category. She uses this gift to push herself and explore interior design in depth and detail everyday, all the while keeping her colleagues entertained. In her free time, she loves to explore the great unknown on her trusty motorcycle.
Shilpa is the artistry backbone of team Zyeta. A charming human being who lives life on the edge, Shilpa is all about heart. She comes with a passionate love for design and architecture that reflects in every inch of her work. When not switching meeting rooms and conferences, you will find Shilpa chilling out with her team-laughing out loudly at random workplace jokes.
A multitasker, a vivid learner, and a powerhouse of ideas.
Shalini is a very up-to-date person who loves her work to the fullest. She is an excellent team leader with a zeal to become better every day. While Shalini is always serious about her work, she’s still a kid at heart. She is honest and a very patient learner. Maintaining a perfect balance between her work life and personal life, Shalini is one of the most inspirational female role models of the team.
Uber-geek, bookworm, dreamer and learning-machine, Amit is a co-founder of Zyeta. He is a serial entrepreneur and holds a degree in Architecture.
He loves to run, cycle and workout. When time permits-which seldom does-he loves to travel.
Leads the MEP team with his years of experience and wisdom, as well as a logical mindset and tireless work ethic. A straightforward, honest soul who believes in searching for the best ideas that benefit everyone collectively. All the while maintaining a generosity of spirit, affinity for nature and a positive attitude. This makes him both an invaluable asset and a great person.
A people’s person and a constant chatterbox–two gifts she uses to strengthen the collaborative vibes of the teams she works in. She believes in maintaining focus, working hard and maintaining a positive attitude. An individualistic person, and proud of it–she’s a passionate Architect and a keen explorer –who when not trying to figure out her own style, is busy binging on food and music to her heart’s content.
An old soul in a new world–Akshaya is all about creativity. She is an architect by education, but her love for art led her to graphic designing– where she rules with her flair for visualizing. She is intrigued by different cultures and often finds her design inspiration from the world around her. Besides graphic designing, she finds solace in Carnatic music.
Our Senior Safety Officer here is a natural leader. He has one of the best motivating skills that help him bind his team together. He takes up new challenges and finds ways to beat them in the best possible way. He is also known for his creative mind- which often helps him to come up with the best options while leading his teammates.
Hari has more than two decades of experience in managing technical designs. The wizard’s quench for knowledge is never-ending! He believes ‘knowledge is power’, and finds joy in sharing them. He has a thing for explorations, making him a vivid traveler and a great Carnatic music lover.
He’s Zyeta’s finance wiz, who is able to conjure an equal amount of magic when he’s indulging in his passions for cycling, fitness, trekking and biking. A deep explorer, his love for constant learning has extended into topics that go far beyond just his day job. Believing in the mantra ‘quality over quantity’, he prides himself on being an organized and systematic person who strives to bring out the best in his team and himself.
A naturally driven person, Ronti is a confident and driven Senior Project Manager. He thrives on new challenges every day, and loves coming up with logical, spontaneous solutions that solve problems and make the process better. In his spare time, he is equally as obsessive about mastering various musical instruments, collecting automobile magazines and hitting the open road.
Enthusiastic, creative, and go-getter, Sudarshan manages all our content marketing and social media campaigns. A firm believer of ‘good vibes’, he might come across as reserved but is super chatty once the “vibes match!” A die-hard fan of the sitcom- Suits, he is seen quoting Harvey Specter all the time!
Sid’s Love for travel makes him a realistic project manager, who can handle any disruption in a calm and composed manner. His expertise over the last 4+ years has made him develop a keen eye for details. His never-ending love for travel and bikes makes him explore different cuisines.
An amazing Electrical Design Engineer, a movie buff, and a great listener.
Naveen is a calm and patient person who dives deep into his work with every project he takes on. When he’s not overloaded with files, he loves spending time with his buddies and explores new places. A nature lover and a wanderlust from heart, one of Naveen’s hidden passions is to pursue farming.
Designing, Gardening, Poetry, Illustrations; our designer Swetha has tried all these forms of creativity, and she is damn good at it! As a design fundamentalist, she believes in keeping her creative curiosity alive by exploring new ways of communicating her design ideologies.
Raghav is our passionate electrical engineer and is seen giving off Zen vibes. A big-time fan of movies and F1, he loves spending time watching old classics or trying his hand at building cool websites, when he is not working. Yes, he puts up some crazy moves at office parties but is very level-headed otherwise!
A trained Civil Engineer and Project Manager, she plays an integral role in project management, delivery and coordination in her daily responsibilities. Proactive, confident and driven–she’s passionate about work to an infectious degree. She’s also a devout, adventurous motorhead who loves riding bikes and cruising around in cars, when she’s in the mood–which is always. She likes to keep her circle small and tight, but can easily party anyone off the table, when push comes to shove.
A man with a natural passion (and aptitude) for solving problems. His desire for relentless intellectualism matches perfectly with his ambitions and exploration of the architecture and design field. He believes that complex and challenging problems often have plural, multiple-approaches to solutions, and is a collaborative, focused and positive person who believes that design is more about the journey than the destination.
An architect by profession, design for Monika is a way of life.
For Monika, this world is a place for inspiration that helps her bring life to every inch of design she creates. She is strong-minded, soft-spoken and has got a lively vibe about her. While designing has her heart, Monika is also known for her writing and dancing skills. She’s a nature lover and can’t do without music.
Akshay S. Jadhav
Currently ticking off boxes in his adventure sports checklist–Akshay is a risk taker. This makes him a bold individual both at work and in life. He loves facing new challenges to keep himself on his toes and motivated. Explorer of historical places and loves meeting people and knowing different cultures. He is also well-known in the team for his great singing skills. If not at work, he’d either be reading a book or busy enjoying adventurous sports.
Sethu’s technical knowledge in design and data integration with project management makes him establish and deliver tailor-made human-centric solutions. His aspiration drives him to explore and strengthen his expertise in strategizing these solutions. Moreover, he has a passion for Cricket and music, which drives him to stay motivated in life.
Reliable, self-motivated, and responsible, Arafath is our Project Manager who loves to take up challenges and achieve new goals every day. He is a very dedicated and calm personality, but when it comes to cracking jokes he is a pro!
Being the principal designer at Zyeta, he’s a skilled pro who is proficient in delivering innovative projects to high-profile clients via intense collaboration. He’s a jack-of-all trades who not only is able to transform his idea into solid reality, but also think about design in multi-faceted terms and develop his thought leadership–all the while maintaining a cool,calm aura. He’s the guy in the office who has an answer for every question!
Vasanti is a natural-born creative spirit.that delights in her ever-expanding list of skills and talents. She is driven by passion, and sees no mountain too high to climb when she’s in her element. The same passion also extends to her diverse hobbies, love for the great outdoors, and displaying affection to her near and dear ones via exquisitely handcrafted goods on their special days.
A Potterhead, Namrata is a young and highly motivated individual. She is a Digital Marketer at Zyeta, thus she’s our go-to person for everything that’s trending online. Namrata is a dedicated person who loves new challenges and strives to excel at whatever she does. This also makes her a perfectionist. When not analyzing the online trends, she is either traveling and exploring new places or playing badminton.
He’s an infectious personality who despite his young age, is a total design maverick. His cheery spirit loves every bit of working in design. From brainstorming fresh ideas to experimenting with unhackeyned techniques–he loves to be on top of everything.He has a passion for urban design, and its power to connect people together. This interest helps him to solve design problems from multi-user perspective.
A focused, opinionated and highly individualistic person–his personality often shines through in his work. He’s committed to using his pragmatic mindset and integrating it into problem-solving, multitasking and increasing the efficiency of the delivery. A master’s degree holder in green building, who has passionately dedicated himself to exploring eco-freindly design. Outside of work though, he can be found relishing his downtime, which consists of biking, gaming and travel.
A person who loves to see the deeper meaning in things. She’s quiet till the point she isn’t–as evidenced by her love for deep conversations and ability to engage people in entertaining and enlightening ways. A stubborn idealist and a deep thinker, her best gifts come out in the form of language–which she uses to full potential on her job as an Architecture Researcher.,
With a young and full-of-energy personality, Gururaj is a people person. He has an innate sense of humor making him popular in his group. What makes Gururaj stand out is his ability to pick up things quickly. He’s a curious person who learns fast, this helps him easily pick up new skills at work. He is a traveler, a writer, and an avid reader. Besides these, he loves playing Cricket, Chess, and Badminton.
A painter at heart and a designer at work, Srashti is a creative individual. She believes in leading a modest life by working sincerely. This makes her effortlessly focused at work and in life. She has a passion for research and understanding users, which make her an amazing designer. Besides filling her canvases with gorgeous paintings, she’s also great at sports.
Obsessed about planning and execution since birth, he’s a seasoned vet of the industry with over 18+ years of experience in HVAC and a vast portfolio which includes commercial, residential and interior projects. Though it can be sometimes hard to tell, through his mellow nature and love for travelling and exploring new cuisines.
Jayanth, is our very motivated EHS manager. He strongly believes that his mission is to provide a hazardous-free work environment by formulating & implementing programs, and he surely excels at it! Apart from work, he is a carrom & snooker champion.
A district-level Volleyball player–Vikramsing is a true sportsman. He believes in giving his best in everything he does. He is a follower of simplicity and loves solving problems for the clients and his team members.
Being an IT wizard, he’s the person responsible for ensuring that the company maintains a solid, operational framework that is stable and uninterrupted. In his spare time, he’s often seen socializing with colleagues, making sly jokes and debating the latest developments in cricket. He’s a happy person, and his outgoing nature acts as proof of that.
Sonal has been managing customer queries for two decades. Her specialty is to take our customers through the lifecycle journey to make sure they’re comfortable and ready to get the most out of our services. She is a happy-go-lucky person and takes life as it comes.
Magam Siva Krishna
Being the Chief Creative Officer of Zyeta, he’s a thought leader in design who excels in developing strategies that reflect the client’s core values, vision and business mission to a perfect degree. His versatility, strategic thinking and focus on research has always driven him to develop the most optimal solutions for the task at hand. When not at work, he’s a jovial people’s person who has a deep passion for classical dance and deep science.
He seems quiet, but houses a hidden sense of humour–especially regarding finance, a field that he has 11+ years of experience in. He describes himself as ‘only serious when sober’ and ‘peaceful when drunk’. Aside from his job, he loves learning things, watching movies, reading, trying out new cuisines. An eloquent person with an increasingly positive attitude, he sets up an example of carrying himself at work.
As an architect who resonate with “discovering through experiences “, she believe that spaces have the ability to evoke emotion. Being a glutton for knowledge, she thrives on all forms of learning, be it reading, hands-on experiences or chance encounters. Through research and writing she delves into understanding the multifaceted built environment as part of a larger fabric.
Ananth is passionate about accounting–which makes each day of work a thrill for him. He’s equally as passionate about pulling pranks on his colleagues, making work a joy. He’s hard-working, but describes himself as ‘always up for a good time’. In his spare time, he loves to travel, watch cricket and drink his friends under the table.
Her reserved nature can make her hard to give away to people. When she opens up, she’s a treasure trove of positivity, knowledge and good humour. She’s described as a workaholic, though she prefers the term ‘passionate.’ She prides herself on being open minded about everything and carries an accepting nature. A collaborative person, she loves exploring nature in her spare time.
A tiny call of vigor, charisma and positivity–she likes to call herself a ‘coffee junkie’. An amateur yogini and a professional chatterbox–she’s’ obsessed with art, culture and travelling to various exotic (and non-exotic) places. She’s a vibrant personality who thrives on livening up the atmosphere of the places she walks into. Other times, she’d rather just binge on Netflix and stuff her face with food.
Rakshith is one of Zyeta’s principal creative forces and most inspiring mentors. Through both his incredible eye for detail when it comes to work, and willingness to guide, mentor and inspire the talented members of his team. He’s a focused person who’s often a man of few words, but his warm, affable, charismatic, and often hilarious personality has the habit of revealing itself from time to time.
A man who is passionate about creating human-centric workplaces with the intervention of the most cutting-edge technologies. He is the spearhead of Zyeta’s Digital Experience team. When not innovating workplace design, you can find him playing his guitar, jamming with his metal band members, or traveling. Currently, he is redefining workplaces by focusing on data-driven designs.
Though he describes himself as ‘A simple man, with a simple plan’, Ranjith with 17 years of experience in the industry is not a master at his work but also is good at writing poems, articles, and short stories! A nature lover, he is a student at heart, forever eager to learn new things.
Often seen as calm, peaceful, polite and sometimes even shy, she’s a qualified civil engineer who works as a quantity surveyor–applying herself deeply in the process of costing and estimation. While not at work, she can be found partaking in her deep passion for music, movies and dance–all the while dreaming everyday about owning her own farm one day.
An explorer by nature, Interior Architecture was a natural career for Deependra. He’s a highly motivated learner who sees each day as a gift to embark on new endeavours–both professional and personal. He prides on completely immersing himself into solving complex problems, and coming out with challenging and innovative workspace designs. He’s also a man who has an insatiable wanderlust–having a burning desire to explore every corner of the globe
Passionate about civil engineering since birth, she’s a driven person who loves to set goals each day and thrives on exceeding them. She displays a calm, collected aura at work–while secretly smashing expectations. She’s also equally as passionate about music and long natural rides.
Our Lead Quantity Surveyor, Nida always sports a pleasant smile and is known for her systematic approach to work. She is a bright personality and this is very evident in her off-beat hobbies which include video editing and mentoring.
Responsible yet fun. Ambitious yet care-free. Rishikesh is the best of both worlds.
With a job that requires focus and discipline, Rishikesh is often found tied-up with deadlines. However, that has never stopped him from enjoying life. He loves watching movies and has a great taste in documentaries. If not immersed in projects and his amazing list of movies, Rishikesh is found making headlines in the office’s cricket tournaments.
With a rich experience of 11+ years, Shivaprasad, the Senior Design Engineer- ELV, brings comprehensive technical knowledge to the table. He strongly believes in ‘Life is our place of learning and seeking’. Amidst his busy schedule, he takes out time for playing badminton, cricket, traveling, and listening to music.
Proficient at creating and implementing effective safety policies, and procedures, Baskaran our EHS manager, ensures maintaining standards and observing government regulations. His will to make a difference help us to make our projects and site processes safe, thus reducing their environmental impact.
Passionate about finance, she feels thrilled each day on landing the right career. She uses that positive energy to immerse herself in her passion for learning–especially classic Carnatic music and dance. An avid foodie with an insatiable sweet tooth, she makes it a point to indulge in her hobbies of travel, aerobics and reading. She also describes herself as an animal lover, with a ‘special fondness for cats’.
Obsessed with details since a young age, her skills and talent translate perfectly into her chosen profession as an Architect. Her personal passions, on the other hand, range across a wide spectrum, which includes everything from the environment, to social causes, to….typography and stationary. She’s a warm, gregarious person at heart who believes that keeping busy and having fun does not have to be mutually exclusive.
With a decade-long work experience, Sharukh heads our Procurement team. He is a positive team player who is always up for new tasks. He is also an explorer who wants to cover the entire world and taste every cuisine. If not working, he is either traveling or playing Cricket and Badminton.
An artist and architect, who loves to take on new challenges in her pursuit of creativity. She’s an ardent believer in the motto “keep it simple” and is an overall caring and optimistic person. Aside from her work, she loves cooking, cricket and making her colleagues laugh with her jokes.
Louis, the knight without armor ensures our safety and well-being. His expertise in identifying, removing, and reducing environmental hazards and risks protects people and the environment.
He is calm and composed and a master at ignoring negativity.
With more than 15 years of experience in MEP and interior works, Arun brings patience and perfection to his team. He is dependable and reliable in every aspect of work. A proud husband and a father, he is also a nature-lover. When not managing projects, he spends time swimming and meditating through yoga.
A veteran of the HSE field, where he has been working for the past 9 years. He’s a passionate person who is driven by the belief that 100% of occupational accidents can be prevented, and in the process, many lives can be saved. He demonstrates the same insane passion in his pursuit of travelling each and every corner of the globe.
A driven, committed person and a passionate architect–he thrives on extending his field of passion in other creative activities like photography, sketching, basketball. While not obsessing over them, he likes to enjoy his down time by stargazing and playing with his dogs. An accommodating and jolly person overall, he’s a daily delight to his colleagues.
A 3D Visualizer at Zyeta, Ullas is a young spirit in the team. His work oozes creativity which also shows his love for details and precision. When not working, he is either playing badminton or table tennis. Ullas is also a movie buff, so he’s our go-to for movie options.
In a world of masters, Antarip distinguishes himself as a jack of all trades and believes in constantly learning new skills. Antarip has the potential of not just bringing in new ideas to the team but also implementing them. He takes life as it comes with a positive attitude, which also makes him the motivator in his team.
Mrunalini Avinash Katade
Mrunalini is hands down a beach person. A traveler at heart, she loves visiting new places and meeting new people. Besides being a free soul who follows the ‘Live, and let live’ mantra, she is also an impressive Assistant Manager for Client Solutions. If not working or traveling to explore new places, she’s exploring stories with interesting TV shows.
Shaik Mohammed Nawaz
Working as an HVAC design engineer, with a focus on mastering each and every aspect of MEP overall–he’s a constant learner who has an equal love for sharing his knowledge. He’s a believer that knowledge makes both people and society better and thus feels intrinsically motivated to share it. He’s also a passionate sports enthusiast with a deep passion for cricket and football.
Our in-house antiquarian, Tauqeer is a calm and composed person. Although he comes with more than 13 years of work experience, he is always seen as curious about discovering the new! He is a firm believer that learning directly contributes to one’s growth.
When not working, he binges on documentaries and reads.
A focused, driven and confident Human Resources professional–she takes forward strides each and every day at her day job. She is detail-oriented and time-conscious; all the while being a people’s person and a team player. The rest of her free time, however, goes towards playing with her dogs, reading and writing poetry.
A results-oriented person who has an extremely positive outlook towards life. He prides himself on his outstanding Project Management Skills, as well as his deep grasp on understanding people. He’s hopelessly in love with his work; he also obsesses over his passions for mastering musical instruments and sports–just as much.
Symbiotically connected to nature since forever, Naveen has cultivated this talent as part of his personality. A passionate lifelong architect since forever as well, he gets to practice his passion for Do It Yourself (DIY) everyday at Zyeta. In his spare time, he can be found deeply immersed in his passions for sketching, painting, fishkeeping and dreaming about buying a gigantic aquarium.
Manu has joined us as an Assistant Manager with a lot of work experience. He has an honest and transparent personality, which makes him a very collaborative individual at work. Manu is quite passionate about his work. However, he does make sure to find time for his love for volleyball. He is also popular on the team as a music lover.
A passionate, driven interior architect who derives her inspiration from ‘in the moment’. She loves to be creative all the time. She believes that collaboration and teamwork always leads to a better quality of work. She also believes that biriyani is one of the best dishes ever conceived, and spends a lot of her time binging on it.
A K-Drama Fan, Sneha is all about sitcoms and fictional movies. However, Harry Potter tops her list of favorite fictional stories. She has an infectious smile that makes her the soul of her team. An Assistant Manager – Client Solutions at Zyeta, Sneha believes in honest and open work culture. She is also known for her blunt and straightforward way of communication. If not working, she is busy dancing and swimming. Sneha is also our go-to person for sitcom recommendations because apparently, she has almost all of the best ones.