Meet the Founders

Team of Sports enthusiasts with passion for Technology.

Gagan Daga

Gagan Daga

Captain & CEO

After spending close to 15 years in the corporate world, Gagan is incubating str8bat combining his passion for sports & innovation. Gagan is a Business Strategy & Transformation expert who brings over a decade of leadership experience in product management & development, sales, management consulting & business strategy at SAP with a strong background in Information Technology. He has worked with many senior executives to create and execute strategic business initiatives and technology roadmaps, both internally within SAP and for large SAP clients. He is an alumnus of INSEAD business school.


Rahul Nagar


Being an endurance athlete (Olympic Triathlete, IronMan, Marathon Runner & Long Distance Swimmer), Rahul is a big proponent of technology usage in sports to help upcoming, professionals and amateur players. Prior to incubating str8bat, Rahul was Digital Transformation Leader with IBM India where he played a key role to grow and transform multiple businesses in India by providing next gen and transformative solutions to its clients. In his corporate career of 20 years, Rahul has worked both in India and USA with technology organizations focusing on local and global markets. He is also an Alumni Leader of The George Washington University, Washington DC.


Ritesh Kapahi


Ritesh is a non-executive advisor to str8bat. He is working as a Senior Director at Cisco. He is a highly energetic and results driven professional with 20 years of in-depth experience in all aspects of Networking Systems, Design and Development. He has led several teams across geographies in building highly complex networking products. He is an alumnus of INSEAD business school.