About us

Aparna over the past couple of decades has used her skills to provide services to local, not for profits and schools in addition to delivering custom software solutions to businesses in the Seattle region. While Mahua gained considerable experience in building software at Microsoft Corporation. Mahua and Aparna came together in 2014 and took over Maarg to not only build a SaaS solution and also offer their extensive experience to customers doing what they enjoy most – delivering value to businesses through software.

Aparna M Aparna Machiraju is a software professional specializing in Microsoft .NET technologies and over the past fifteen years delivering software solutions to a range of customers – Fortune 500 businesses to not for profit organizations. Ms. Machiraju is a motivated self-learner and has kept herself abreast of the latest developments in software solution deployment via Cloud Platforms from Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS and Google Cloud. In addition to delivering custom solutions, Aparna also built the first Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) SaaS solution on Azure – EdiActivity.com.

Ms. Machiraju has a BS (majoring in Physics) and various specialization certifications from Bellevue College. In addition to running the Maarg business as the CEO, Ms. Machiraju enjoys spending time with her two children – Sesha and Sai.


Mahua Gaurav is a seasoned software professional. Ms. Gaurav has held developer and management roles in Microsoft for over ten years and is an expert on Microsoft technologies including .Net, Azure and Office 365. She has a strong track record of delivering software solutions that consistently exceed customer expectations. Ms. Gaurav has provided consulting services to various clients all across the US – from small companies to large corporations alike. Ms. Gaurav holds a Masters in Mathematics from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. At Maarg Labs Ms. Gaurav is the President and responsible for ensuring Customer Success

Outside of work, Ms. Gaurav is highly multi-dimensional and considered by her friends as “Martha Stewart of India”. She is an avid event planner and offers her services to charities. Ms. Gaurav is a local leader of “women in technology” and a doting mother to her son – Aaryan loving to spend time with him and to volunteer for school activities.


surajSuraj Gaurav is a technologist with 14 years of experience in building large-scale services and software systems that impact 100s of millions of users along with extensive experience in IP creation and leading large teams. He has worked in Microsoft for over 12 years in various groups including Office 365/Exchange Online, Microsoft Azure Commerce Platform, and BizTalk Server. Most recently, he served as an Engineering leader for the identity synchronization engine of Microsoft Office 365 parallel execution on thousands of servers and replicating hundreds of millions of data objects at extremely high rates. Other interesting initiatives Mr. Gaurav lead include PowerShell manageability surface of Exchange service; consumption-based billing platform capable of processing 10s of Millions of real-time stream of usage events a day. Additionally, Mr. Gaurav has extensive experience in integration servers/B2B messaging via his work on the BizTalk Server B2B engine.

Mr. Gaurav has a strong track record of delivering innovative solutions and has filed over 25 patents. Mr. Gaurav holds a Computer Science degree from the premier, Indian Institute of Technology and launched his career in Silicon Valley at Asera, building composite application and workflow platform. Asera was a Kleiner Perkins VC funded company. At Maarg Labs, Mr. Gaurav is the Chief Technology Officer.