Our Team

Our core team has experts with decades of experience spanning aviation, fuel cards, commodities,  transportation, consumer goods and technology.

Ajay Chopra –  Managing Director

Ajay has over three decades of experience in the aviation and aerospace industry across India, Europe and US. His focus remains on the aviation and aerospace verticals. He is the founder and CEO of Buckeye solutions.

Varun Rai –  Partner

Varun has over 18 years of experience in strategy, business development and B2B marketing across various sectors including technology, transportation and energy. He was recently Head of Marketing for Asia for the business unit of one of the international energy majors.

Varun is passionate about building customer centric organizations and driving competitive advantage through superior customer understanding. Varun’s current focus for Buckeye is to explore new products and partnerships in the areas of transportation and leading various consulting engagements.

Pranjal Taneja – Partner

Pranjal is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for building brands from ground up. He has extensive entrepreneurial experience in digital, retail and manufacturing industries where he was pivotal in creating the business model, driving sales, innovating new growth opportunities and implementing strategic initiatives. In the corporate world, he has worked for sectors ranging from brewing, banking to aviation. Pranjal has his MBA from the University of Oxford, Said Business School.

Pranjal advises customers on new market entries for media, consumer goods and technology businesses.

Bhavish Sood – Industry Advisor 

Bhavish comes with 18 years of experience in technology, business intelligence and was Research Director at Gartner, before setting up 3737 North Capital in India. Bhavish is Managing Partner of the VC fund in India. Bhavish has his MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

Bhavish is key advisor on digital transformation and innovation projects for Buckeye customers and brings expertise and network across CleanTech, Software and IOT.