Advisory Council

Amit Kachru
Amit Kachru

Advisory Council

Amit served as Treasurer from 2014-2015 and as officer and Board of Director. He works as the finance leader for the Heart Failure Business within Medtronic, Inc. Amit has held various finance roles partnering with Product Development, Strategy and Marketing. He co-led the Affordability initiative as part of the India Tiger Team which developed the Made-For-India patient financing solution to help patients in India access Medtronic therapies. Prior to Medtronic, Amit worked at Carlson Companies. Amit holds a BBA degree in finance from Texas A&M University & an MBA from the University of Minnesota. Amit holds a dual citizenship of the United States & India, and has also lived in Germany & Singapore. Amit is on the Executive Committee for India Association of Minnesota (IAM) & the Steering Committee for Medtronic Asian Resource Group (MARG). He also serves on the Carlson Executive MBA Board of Advisors. Amit is an avid cricket fan, likes listening to Hindi music and is passionate about giving back to the community. He currently resides in Maple Grove, Minnesota with his wife, Bhavna and daughter, Anya.

Babu Chimata
Babu Chimata

Chair

Babu served as IAM President 2015, Officer and Board of Director since 2011. During his tenure he has been instrumental in reorganizing IAM's Mission, Strategy for IAM's growth and its position among Minnesota non-profits, improving Civic & Government participation with the community, strengthening and expanding community engagement, building relationships with organizations & agencies through partnerships and improving financial strength through Grants & corporate sponsorships. He helped to increase IAM visibility through Branding, Marketing, Digital presence and streamlining operations. Babu enjoys working with IAM as it provides to hone one's leadership skills, experience working in collaboration with other volunteers and get satisfaction of giving back to the community. He has a Master's degree from University of St Thomas and works at CenturyLink as a Senior Leader. His passion is in social service, leadership and technology. In his spare time he likes to watch football and movies. He lives in Eden Prairie with his wife, two children and a dog.

Ravi Sagi
Ravi Sagi

Ravi served as IAM President 2018, Officer and Board of Director since 2011. He worked with many regional organizations as outreach chair during his tenure at IAM and was instrumental in getting them closer to IAM by partnering with them. He is involved with many non profit organizations and believes in the philosophy of giving back to community. He also cofounded a regional organization, MATA (Minnesota Area Telangana Association), worked as its president and helped it become a strong regional organization. He has a master’s degree in management and works as an IT consultant. His passion is community service and volunteering. In his free time, he likes to play tennis, watch football and hangs out with friends. He lives in Eden Prairie with his wife and two children.

Sree Kamojjala
Sree Kamojjala

Sree served as IAM President for 2017, and Officer and Board of Director since 2011. is an IT leader currently working for a Health Care Insurance company and an active Board member for IAM since 2013. He is an active community leader and has been living in twin cities for last 17 years. Sree served as an office bearer and volunteered for several non-profit organizations in the twin cities. In his capacity, Sree led, chaired and participated in various cultural and charitable activities on behalf of IAM. Sree is a big believer in giving back to the community and his passion for rich Indian culture and heritage has enabled him to serve the community at large. Sree lives in North West suburbs with his wife Vishala and daughter Ruchika. He loves to play Volley Ball, Cricket, Tennis and watch Foot Ball in his spare time.