Our Team

Srikaran Masabathula

Founder & CEO

Sri started working on TapArt as a 22-year-old while pursuing his undergraduate studies. He holds an economics and management degree , is an experienced business analyst with a keen eye for design.

Yaw Owusu

Art Director

Yaw Owusu is a Ghanian visual artist working with copper coins which are subject to chemical and natural processes to evoke age and use. Yaw holds an MFA from Pratt Institute, New York.

Shreyash Prasad

Head of Technology

Shreyash is a multi-faceted engineer who brings together his vast experience in fashion, technology and finance. He is currently based in Berlin and holds an MS in Operations Research from Columbia University.

Musa Khan

Software Developer

Musa holds a BSc in Computer Science from Knox College, IL and is a Java, HTML, Django wizard. An ardent Manchester United Football fan.

Dexter Stark

Communications & PR

Dexter Stark, born and raised in Los Angeles is adapted to fast paced environments and working with multimedia. He developed a passion for vintage cars at a young age which cultivated his interest for collectibles.

Artist Managers

Catalina Derecho

Artist Manager, Argentina

My name is Catalina Derecho, I'm 23 years old and I'm based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. All my life i've been interested in the arts, I've always been obssesed with art, artists and the creative process. Currently I'm in film school in Argentina and in my free time I enjoy painting and sculpting with clay. I'm very happy to be working with TapArt and to help artists from Latin America show their work to a bigger audience.


Artist Manager, India

Urvi Sethna is an Indian visual artist. Her artwork revolves round cells of grid to the structures of urban architecture. Urvi hold a Masters in Fine Arts, from Academy of art, architecture, and design, Prague.

Eloi Shema Bwimba

Artist Manager, Rwanda

Driven young professional passionate about marketing & entrepreneurship with an interest in the Digital economy. Currently holding a bachelor’s degree in International Business and Trade. Above all, a young Art curator whose quest is understanding, challenging and claiming Rwanda’s culture and Art as his.

John Bosco Magala

Artist Manager, Uganda

My name is John Bosco Magala a graduate of quantitative economics from Makerere University. He is an experienced researcher and data manager with a big appreciation for the visual arts.

Our Advisors

Ratan Agarwal

Ratan Agarwal is the co-founder and managing partner of Carbon Group Global, a sustainable solutions holding company based in New York. A results-driven Business Development and Operations leader with extensive experience in the technology industry across Services, Cloud, IoT, Security, and SaaS, with proven track record in driving top-line growth and sustained bottom-line improvements. Recognized thought leader in technology services industry.

MBA, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Masters, Structural Engineering, IIT Mumbai

Alex Kemmsies

Alex is a veteran of US capital markets with experience spanning M&A activity, derivative and global market structure analysis and consulting. Alex serves as a key advisor on TapArt’s financial planning and operations. Having lived around the world and travelled extensively across all continents, Alex’s international citizenry also adds to TapArt’s global focus.

Vice President of Market Structures, Rosenblatt Securities

MS Finance, St. John’s University

BA Economics, Knox College