Advisory Board

Jatin Desai

Jatin Desai has over two decades of global experience in Technology delivering solutions for Wall Street banks, Fortune 500 companies, and SMEs/startup ventures in the US. His most recent experience was as CIO of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in India and as CTO for DSP Merrill Lynch in India for 6 years and as Head of Global Markets Technology and Global Risk and Treasury Technology for Bank of America's captive in India for 2 years prior to that. In his CIO role - Jatin was also part of Country Leadership Team of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in India which had oversight all of the firm's business and operations locally and also member of LMT-Local Management Team of Bank of America in India (equivalent of the Board of the bank's foreign branch in India from local regulatory perspective). Prior to that Jatin spent several years in US and EMEA in various roles in Technology & Consulting before returning back to India in late 2004. He has a Bachelors Degree in Engineering and has also completed a Technology Management certificate course from Darden School of Business in University of Virginia.

Venkat Vallabhaneni

A Serial Entrepreneur and technology evangelist with 25 years of experience in technology and management verticals, Close to two decades of experience in USA and 4 years in India. Has built and led teams for some of the Top Fortune 500 companies in USA and India. The Founder CEO for Accurum Inc, which was acquired by Kanbay in 2005, later went on to become the Managing Director for Kanbay, now a part of Capgemini. In his last assignment he was the Senior Vice President for Bank of America heading their Technology vertical, instrumental in setting up the Bank of America Offshore India entity and driving their technology vertical. He was also an investor in Energy Leader Batteries (A leading VRLA battery manufacturer) which successfully exited to an American Multinational.

Anand Mutalik

Mr. Anand Mutalik is a veteran in the Indian IT industry. Mr.Mutalik with his 3+ decades of experience is a pioneer IT Services entrepreneur with a deep understanding of IT, ITeS and technology. Mr. Mutalik started his career with PSI Bull Data Systems and subsequently went on to become the General Manager of the Indian subsidiary. In the following years he served in the same capacity for various software companies in India and abroad, most notably are Ashok Leyland Information Technology, Trigent Software and BFL Software Ltd. In 1997 he cofounded Kshema Technologies, which was India’s first venture backed IT Services Company. In 2004 Mphasis an EDS (HP) company acquired Kshema and Mr. Mutalik was designated as the Chief Operating Officer of Mphasis.

Ramnath Shenoy

Ramnath Shenoy has over 28 years of professional experience as a structural engineer and was involved in design of buildings, industrial structures and bridges in concrete and structural steel. The projects done involved activities such as planning, detailed engineering, estimation & tendering including drafting of specifications and evaluation of bids, approval from Educational Institutions and Government Departments, design coordination and review, liaison with Government departments & clients, site visits and supervision. Ramnath has led teams in leading engineering organisations such as Sterling Engineering Consultancy Services, Stup Consultants, Frischmann Prabhu, and Mott MacDonald.