Our Team

Deepak Srinath - Founder 

Deepak was a partner in a financial advisory firm for internet startups before founding Phantom Hands. Prior to that he has worked in the technology industry for several years. He created Phantom Hands as a platform to combining his interests in vintage furniture, design, stories and the digital world.

Sumanth Rao - Design and Woodworking Mentor

Sumanth is our master furniture maker and carpentry expert. He was the owner of a bespoke furniture-making firm called Woodrose for nearly 40 years before he retired to an idyllic life on his coffee plantation in Coorg. He was coaxed out of retirement to oversee the furniture-making processes and mentor our craftsmen.