Our Clan

QAonCloud is powered by DesiCrew Solutions India Pvt. Ltd., a company born in IIT Madras in 2007. DesiCrew is the first small-town outsourcing company in India, and a proud member of Nasscom. With over 500 employees, this VC funded company has grown from a start up to a company with innovative startups and Fortune 500 companies as customers.

QAonCloud is a fast growing QA company which specifically works with startups. We provided end-to-end Software Quality Assurance and Testing Services using Full Time QA Engineering employees, Delivery Managers and Architects. Our customers range from pre seed to well funded stage by the likes of Sequoia and Softbank. We were incubated in DesiCrew Solutions in on 01 Apr 2014. DesiCrew is a company born in IIT Madras etc.. as customers. QAonCloud is led by Head Sherpas from both Product and Services companies.

IITM Research Park

  • IIT Madras is considered to be the Stanford of India
  • IIT Madras Research Park incubates technology and social innovation based start ups
  • Houses R&D divisions of established companies
  • Modeled along research parks in Stanford and MIT, it facilitates collaboration between the industry and the academics

Our Offices

  • DesiCrew has an innovative cost effective outsourcing model
  • It has 3 fully operational outsourcing offices in small towns, connected to city offices in India.
  • Projects are carried out in the best IT facilities, under the highest security.

Our Clan - Head Sherpas

Rajiv Kucchal,

Chairman, DesiCrew

  • Rajiv has led companies like Infosys Progeon and OnMobile as COO in 30 years
  • Began his journey at IIT Delhi
  • Calls himself an 'ad-venture capitalist'

Tanushree Jana,

Co-founder, QAonCloud

  • Tanushree comes with a Product Management and Marketing background
  • Has 12 years of experience in firms like AOL, Oracle, Apigee and Solarwinds
  • Holds an MS in Computer Science from the University of Oxford, and MBA from Indian School of Business, Hyderabad

Sourav Sen,

Co-founder & Business Head, QAonCloud

  • Sourav comes from a product engineering background
  • Spent 10+ years in Cognizant USA, at client site with ING
  • Holds an MBA from SBS Oxford and a B.Tech from University of Kalyani, Kolkata

Anand Yadav,

QA Architect, QAonCloud

  • Anand comes from a product QA background
  • Has 10+ years of QA experience with companies like Yahoo and Airtel Mobile Apps.
  • He has a B.Tech from Jalgaon University and an Executive MBA from IIM Bangalore

Manivannan JK,

CEO, DesiCrew

  • Over 20 years in the industry, Mani was with Mahindra Satyam and ICICI Bank as VP of Operations
  • Is a Six Sigma black belt
  • Completed his MBA at IIM, Bangalore and BTech at CEG, Anna University

Udaya Priya,

QA Delivery & Platform Engineer, QAonCloud

  • Joined DesiCrew when it was founded 8 years ago
  • Has been the QA Delivery Manager for customers like Aol for over 4 years
  • Accomplished M Tech in Software Systems from BITS Pilani and BE in Computer Science from Anna University

Monica Vora,

QA Delivery and Marketing Manager, QAonCloud

  • Monica comes from an IT development and project management background
  • Spent 8+ years in Syntel working with large and smal companies
  • Holds a B.Tech in IT from SNDT University, Mumbai

Our Clan - Funders

Tata Trust

  • Is among the top 10 charitable organizations in the world, World No. 2 in terms of PPP.
  • Startups supported by notable names like by Ratan Tata, Narayan Murthy and Azim Premji known for credibility.


  • It is one of the world's leading social investment company, with assets over $2.4B
  • In the past 10 years, it has invested in 530 companies across 90 countries.

IIT Madras Rural Technology and Business Incubator

  • Incubated 36 companies in 7 years
  • Sparked over $10 million net worth

Venture East

  • Is the premier Indian VC with ~$300M under management
  • Has funded 70+ companies since the late 90s

Our Clan - Awards and Recognition


Technology Fast 50 - 2009
  • DesiCrew was identified as one of the Fastest 50 tech startups in India by Deloitte

P&G Alumni Foundation

  • QAonCloud was among the top 10% finalists, out of 250 applications in a global Social and business Innovation Competition

Global Sourcing Council

New York,  2014
  • DesiCrew was awarded the Runner's up position in the People's Choice Category of GSC
  • GSC is an international professional body of outsourcing companies in the world

TedX, 2011

  • DesiCrew's innovation was identified by TedX India as an idea worth spreading
  • We discussed 'Small-town outsourcing in India' here

eBay Social Innovation Paypal Hackathon, 2014

  • DesiCrew was invited as a judging panelist
  • 100 participants developed socially innovative applications

DesiCrew was a finalist for the Top 100
Red Herring start-ups in Asia, 2010

  • Covered by these leading Indian national dailies several times
  • As Social, Business and Technological innovation