A team driven by the purpose of shaping the kitchens of the future

Pranoti Nagarkar

Pranoti Nagarkar

Founder, Inventor, CEO, Rotimatic Pranoti Nagarkar linkedin profile

A 4th generation Mechanical Engineer in her family and born with a rebellious streak, Pranoti always wanted to be an inventor. In her junior year at college, she built a prototype for an ironing machine, a warm-up to the 8 years long Rotimatic journey she would embark on soon after graduation. In her current role as a Founder, CEO, Rotimatic, she oversees the scaling efforts in the 20 markets Zimplistic operates in. With 37 patents under her belt, she is a frequent panelist at technology entrepreneurship events. A champion for female entrepreneurs everywhere, she believes in setting big bold goals and then going after them one tiny step at a time. A person with a spiritual core, when she is not working or chasing her energetic 5 year old around the house, she is an avid reader of literature which inspires gratitude & simplicity in life.

Rishi Israni

Rishi Israni

Founder, Inventor, CEO, Rotimatic Rishi Israni linkedin profile

Rishi is one of those rare leaders who are equal parts technologists and equal parts businessmen. Prior to being the Founder, CEO, Rotimatic, he was the cofounder & CTO of tenCube, a mobile security software company acquired by Intel. A very hands-on CEO, he has steered Zimplistic from the early R&D days to now its flagship product Rotimatic being household name in over 20 countries. A futurist at heart, he is adept at bringing technologies and multi-disciplinary teams together to create products which skip innovation curves. A trained cricketer with a cheerful disposition, he sees robotics with a long-term lens and wants to do his part in revolutionising our kitchens with robotics to simplify cooking for the next generation.

We are Rotimatic

We break boundaries. We build delightful intelligent solutions, to help people lead healthier lives.






million rotis
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Evolution of Rotimatic

Be an integral part of change

At Rotimatic, we value creativity, diversity, and dedication. Different perspectives. Different ideas. Different cultures. We make sure each voice is heard.

We are inventors, creators, disruptors and we look for people from around the world who are hungry, fierce, passionate, and will work to make a difference to the lives of our users. We are not afraid and we never say no. We aim to attract believers who are willing to put their ideas to test.

We are transforming the way people cook and eat by bringing robotics to the kitchen top. With a revenue of USD 20 million in our first year, and 68+ million rotis made across 20 countries by 60,000+ happy families, we are the next big thing waiting to happen.

Let’s do this. Together.


Rotimatic is home to engineers and creatives, misfits and number crunchers. We believe in doing things differently. We’re headquartered in Singapore, and we invest in the people and projects that make our world better, weirder, and more human.


Board Members

Jan Westerhues

Jan Westerhues


Jan Westerhues is Investment Partner and authorized signatory with Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC) in Frankfurt, Germany. Jan takes special interest in technology and investments in the area of service robotics. Prior to this position Jan was responsible for Bosch Corporate Strategy in the Asia Pacific region, based in Shanghai, China. He gathered extensive experience in strategy consulting before joining the Bosch Group. Jan holds a degree in engineering and business administration (Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing.) from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany and is a CFA charter holder.

Hian Goh

Hian Goh


Hian Goh is a Founding Partner of NSI Ventures, a Series A venture capital fund focused on Technology and Internet companies in South East Asia. Prior to NSI Ventures, Hian was the Founder of the Asian Food Channel (AFC), a 24 Hour food and lifestyle Pay TV network, which was acquired by Scripps Networks in 2013.Hian began his career as an investment banker and was a founding member of the Salomon Smith Barney Technology investment banking practice in Asia, (now part of Citigroup) in 1999.Hian graduated with a degree in Jurisprudence (Law) from Trinity College, Oxford, and an MBA from INSEAD. He is also a Reserve Officer with the Singapore Navy and is a Board Member of the Singapore Science Centre.

Deepak Gurnani

Chow Boon Tan


Tan Chow Boon is a Managing Partner of Credence Partners Pte. Ltd., a private equity fund manager providing growth stage capital and expertise to SMEs within the Manufacturing, Information Communication Technology, Services, Logistics and Consumer sectors. Credence was founded by the Partners – Koh Boon Hwee, Tan Chow Boon and Seow Kiat Wang in 2006. Chow Boon began his career in 1984 at Hewlett-Packard and in 1991, co-founded an EMS company with the Partners, which was subsequently listed as Omni Industries in 1997. The group grew to a revenue size of ~US$1 billion before being acquired by Celestica Inc in 2001. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National University of Singapore and his Executive MBA from the Golden Gate University, California.

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