Associate Board of Directors

Kuhu Singh
Kuhu Singh

Kuhu is a web writer for ShopHQ, essentially responsible for churning out boring product copies and managing customer expectations through analytics and research. Prior to ShopHQ, Kuhu worked as a journalist for Indian Express, New Delhi, India Abroad, New York and as a freelance writer for a number of years before heading into retail copywriting.

Kuhu has an MS Degree in Mass Communications from St. Cloud State University and a Master’s Degree in English Literature from India. In her free time Kuhu is a manager for Eden Prairie Soccer Club and volunteers her time for India Association of Minnesota.

A voracious reader, Kuhu enjoys listening to semi-classical music, watching slow-drawn European movies, cooking, keeping an eye on international politics and taking long walks in winter. Kuhu lives in Eden Prairie with her husband Rajeev and nine-year-old son Puru.

Mukund Kulkarni
Mukund Kulkarni

Job: Sr IT Professional at Sovos Compliance Birth Place : Raichur, Karnataka.

Little about me:

I Live in Corcoran, MN with my wife Roopa Kulkarni and 2 Boys- Shresta Kulkarni (7 yrs) and Sumeru Kulkarni (5 yrs). We love traveling, hiking and camping. We have been living in MN over 11 years. I am very active in Running, I run Full and ½ Marathon every year. Also I am an head coach in Wayzata Basket Ball team (2-8 Year kids). I am part of Cultural committee in Sangeetha Kannada Koota.

Poornima T
Poornima T
Shashi Palani
Shashi Palani
Surya Choppakatla
Surya Choppakatla

Surya is an experienced IT ERP Manager with Big 4 Consulting. He strongly believes in Community Service. He has extensive interest in Media and Public relations. He is volunteering IAM since 2013 and joined the board in 2015. He is an all-rounder in the board, joins his hands with Cultural, Sponsors, Community Outreach, Govt Affairs and Media.

Surya holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Applications and PG Diploma in Business Management. Likes to listen to music and watch movies in his free time.

Surya loves to volunteer for Non-Profits. He spends his summer volunteering at several events across twin cities.

Swati Agarwal
Swati Agarwal

Swati Agarwal was born in city of Nawab's Lucknow and raised in different cities of Uttar Pradesh in India. She began dance lessons at the age of 7. While in school, she participated in many dance competitions and performed at various events. Her preferred dance genre is folk and Bollywood. She performed in various events in Minnesota like - Festival of Nations, Fringe festival, PAN Asia Festival, EP PeopleFest.

Swati holds a degree in Engineering with Major in Information Technology, and currently works in Optum as Sr Product Manager. She lives in Eden Prairie with her husband Navaneet, son Sanav(9) and daughter (4).

Swati wants to be part of IAM to primarily give back to the community in a meaningful way. Swati loves to spend time with family, travel around the world and volunteer in various activities like - Art Adventure teacher, Junior Achievement Teacher, Teaches dance to groups, Fundraising events.

Vamsi Segu
Vamsi Segu

Vamsi is a Software Engineer at 3M Compnay in St. Paul. Vamsi graduated with a Master's degree at New Jersey Institute of Technology, NJ and Bachelors degree at SRM University, Chennai. He has had an experience of leading technical and cultural events for three years during his Bachelors. He has been active volunteer in IAM activities since the past year. He uses his creativity and passion to bring ideas to life. He believes in giving back to the community by volunteering in non profit organizations.

Binoy Bahuleyan
Binoy Bahuleyan

Binoy has been involved with IAM as a volunteer for the past several years. He was also the President of Minnesota Malayalee Association (MMA) for the term 2018-2019. Prior to that, he was the Joint Secretary in the MMA board for the years 2016-2017. He has also been involved with other community outreach programs and organizations : Putting Family First, Young Scientist Roundtable, Full Esteem Ahead.

Binoy is a hard core sports fan, enjoys following politics and has an insatiable love for reading fiction of any kind. He lives in Plymouth with his family.