Irappa Arabhavi was born in a village near Belgaum, Karnataka. Irappa completed his Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from PDA College of Engineering Gulbarga, Karnataka. He has been living in the United States for more than 20 years with his wife Parvati and daughters Eesha and Anisha. Irappa spends his time volunteering in various non-profit organisations. Irappa has been associated with Samarthanam for more than 11 years and looks forward to contributing much more to Samarthanam. He is thankful to Mahantesh for trusting him and giving him these responsibilities.