About Us

Xprtin, a professional and social networking platform, through which users can interact, discuss with professionals, colleagues and share their opinions & expertise in their respective domain as well as assist in taking decisions. Xprtin under the parent company Vengage was conceptualised in 2014, by Prateek Barua and Manashi Banerjee both alumnus of IIM Calcutta. Xprtin registered in New Delhi is presently operating out of India and gradually expand its base internationally. Xprtin aims to deliver worldwide professionals with seamless experience in virtual interaction, chat facility. Also as expansion strategy, Xprtin will diverse into education and consulting domain.


To become leading platform for professional network.


Our mission to change the way experts interact over networking portals and to deliver delightful experience to professionals.

Aim is to simplify the communication between professionals located in different locations through interactive mediums such as Video Conference, Live Chat. Through Xprtin, you can connect with people from anywhere and anytime.

Company Information

Xprtin conceptualised in 2014, and it is officially launched on July 2015.

Prateek Barua is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer and Manashi Banerjee is the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer. The company’s management team has expertise from companies like Acro, Patni, ONGC, Jindal, Kuwait Oil Company, Goldpetrol in Myanmar and Suntera.

Xprtin is privately held and has a diversified business model with revenues coming from advertising sales and talent solutions.


Executive Team




Shyamal Barua is an Oil & gas professional having graduated in Petroleum Engineering from Indian School Of Mines, Dhanbad,with more than forty years of experience in upstream sector of oil & gas production both in India & abroad. After graduation served in ONGC/ONGC Videsh, a Indian national oil company for more than 24 years. After leaving Indian soil, served Kuwait Oil Company, Kuwait, Goldpetrol Inc. Myanmar, Ngwe Oil & gas, Singapore, Jindal Petroleum Georgia & SUN Group in Nigeria. Advised CRISIL in benchmarking for fixing targets of ONGC & Oil India Ltd. Currently advising McKinsey India in Oil&Gas exploration projects.


   Chief Executive Officer

Prateek Barua an alumnus from IIM Calcutta in Business Decision Management using Analytics has more than 4 years of experience in Business Consulting, Talent Acquisition, Sales and Marketing. During tenure with Gerson Lehrman Group, New York based leader in expert network group, was awarded and recognized for Outstanding Performance in data knowledge management from Global Vice President. After graduation in Information Technology, worked with startup venture of NIIT Technologies in domain of online education. Involved in sales and promotion of online education initiative to professionals and students from various education institutions. Prior to that, pursued tertiary education in Information Technology from Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.




  Chief Operating Officer

Manashi Banerjee an alumnus from IIM Calcutta, is an experienced software quality assurance professional certified by prestigious Indian Statistical Institute, Hyderabad. She is also a certified E-Commerce professional, course designed by IIT Kharagpur and PGDBA from Symbiosis. Possess 9 years of rich & qualitative experience in Software Testing & Quality Assurance with success in delivering multiple engagements in the role of Project Test lead across diversified domains & regions. Certified Internal Auditor and extensive experience in ISO 9001:2000 Certified concerns. Distinction of working in SQA in MR activities and Software Development in Wireless Technology.