About Us

Learn more about the team.

Who we are.
A decentralized network of volunteers and creators.
We produce vital supplies to protect essential workers in the New York City area. We also aim to streamline the collection of community contributions and distribute them to those on the front lines of this pandemic.
Our partners.
We thank our partners in their support of our operation.
Our team
A national community from coast-to-coast.
We connect with injection molding companies, mass manufacturers, 3D printers, people with sewing machines, and regular folks to make this mission a success.

Although we mostly serve the greater NY area, we have partners, team members, and suppliers involved in our operation across several different states in unique capacities.
Our leadership.

Krishna Koka

Krishna Koka

Chief Executive Officer

Krishna is a sophomore at University of Michigan studying biomedical engineering and South Asian studies. When the concern and fear in his mothers eyes, who is a healthcare worker, became too much to sit still, he founded PPE4NYC.
Emme Magliato

Emme Magliato

Chief Operating Officer

A sophomore at Yale University studying Molecular Biology, Emme is the local Hudson Valley Coordinator for PPE4NYC. She has mobilized over 30 volunteers in the Hudson Valley to assemble thousands of face shields.
Maya Patel

Maya Patel

Chief Content Officer

A sophomore studying Global Health at Washington University in St. Louis, Maya and her team has utilized her writing skills and passion for health equity to support PPE4NYC’s efforts as the Chief Content Officer.
Dave Jha

Dave Jha

Chief Technology Officer

A Computer Science and Business junior at Lehigh University, Dave and his team utilizes React JS, Netlify and Gatsby to build the PPE4NYC website in an effort to address one of the most pressing needs in the country.
Gabriel Gonçalves

Gabriel Gonçalves

Chief Marketing Officer

A sophomore at Penn State majoring in business and minoring in photography, Gabriel is responsible for generating awareness and excitement for PPE4NYC. His team oversees all media campaigns related to PPE4NYC.
Karim Rajmohamed

Karim Rajmohamed

Supply Manager

A recent Mechanical Engineering graudate from Lehigh University, Karim uses his pre-existing networks with medical gear suppliers and distributors to help PPE4NYC source these vital materials as Supply Manager.

We need your help as we continue to provide PPE for essential workers.