Board of Advisors
An accomplished digital exec/investor with proven track record of building/growing high-growth businesses, raising capital and delivering shareholder value across a variety of industry segments (Software/Telecom/Ed-Tech/High-end Strategic Business Services). Key areas of expertise include business building, strategy/go-to-market, machine learning/deep learning based products & services and fund raising.
As an advisor to Prairie Capital (www.prairie-capital.com), Sanjeev served as the President of one of the Prairie portfolio company (TeacherMatch), where he led the TeacherMatch's products strategy, ML driven product portfolio and go-to-market along with inorganic growth via several acquisitions. TeacherMatch created the industry first deep data driven predictive assessment and continuous reinforcement platform for educators. TeacherMatch was acquired by Vista Equity Partners (https://goo.gl/rPhfXT) in 2016.
Sanjeev served as President and CEO of Pipal Research (a subsidiary of NYSE: IBN), a global research & analytics firm. Under his leadership, Pipal established global presence with a roster of blue chip clients and delivery offices in US, Europe and Asia and multiplied. In 2010, Pipal was acquired by CRISIL (NSE: CRISIL, a Standard & Poor company).
Sanjeev was also a Co-founder/EVP of AirClic (www.airclic.com), a mobile infrastructure firm funded by Goldman Sachs and Symbol Technology along with other investors. AirClic was acquired by Descartes Systems (NASDAQ:DSGX). Sanjeev also worked with McKinsey & Company, EDS and TATA Group.
A National Merit Scholarship winner, Sanjeev holds an MS in Predictive Analytics (Hons.) from Northwestern University and BS (Hons.) in engineering from IIT, India, and completed an internal fast-track M.B.A. program at McKinsey.
Bharat is the Founder & CEO of FootPath, Inc. a company engaged in IT Integration Solutions, Outsourcing and IT Consulting with specific focus on Wireless Applications and Knowledge Process Outsourcing.
Under the leadership of Bharat, FootPath, Inc. was honored as the Fastest 5000 growing companies in America by the Inc. (www.inc.com) Magazine having a revenue growth of 2226% over 5 years (FY2002-FY2006). Bharat was awarded Top 100 Technology Pioneers by the World Economic Forum (www.weforum.org) in Davos, Switzerland in Jan, 2001 and Jan, 2000. Bharat is also a Director (Technology & Strategy) with Bharat Oil & Waste Management Ltd. (www.bharatoil.com) based in New Delhi, India.
Sanjay is founder & CEO of NetSutra, a company engaged in broad range of generic, branded and vertical services based on the Global Offshore/Onsite delivery model. As a CEO, Sanjay focuses on the medium to long-term goals of the company. He provides the strategic direction for growth and is independently managing the Company's Software Development Profit Center. He has also been a Co-founder and CFO of the EmiNet Domain, Inc., Florida, USA. The company was one of the first ISPs in Florida, founded in 1994. Sanjay name has also been credited with the foundation of another company in India, the 3DI Systems, which provided consulting in the fields of system programming, operating systems, device drivers and networking. The Company had successfully delivered many projects to Japanese giants, like Teac, Toyota & Nissan.
Sanjay has deep roots in IT Industry with over 25 years of experience in the areas of web based technologies, system software, client/server and integration specializing particularly in the offshore model. His extensive profile includes 9 years of his experience in USA. Sanjay began his career with HCL in R&D Software Division. He later moved onto consulting assignments to Unisys and IBM, USA.
Sanjay holds an engineering degree in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), India. Sanjay wishes he was a good singer, if he wasn't in the IT industry.
As President of Engineering, Vikash is responsible for the overall technical operations of the company, right from executing and developing the design to the infrastructure and application management of IT.
Vikash is a seasoned executive, leader and strategist. He has in his name the significant creation of multi-million dollar web applications for a number of companies.
He has worn many hats in his 16 years of career. He started as a Developer and quickly grew into a Team lead, Manager and Strategist role. His versatility of experience developed in him a unique ability to manage multi-disciplinary projects and to navigate complex challenges. Vikash firmly believes that it's the execution that matters the most, not the idea.
Married with two kids, Vikash is an MBA in Strategy and Marketing from Symbiosis, Pune.
Abhishek is working as a Project Manager at NetSutra and has an experience of over 10 years in the field of software programming.
He has been managing a team of dedicated developers, developing Application Software using Java/ J2EE and .Net technologies. He has to his credit the extensive exposure in design, development & implementation of web and standalone applications.
Abhishek is technically very strong and believes in adhering to proper software quality processes. He is proficient in Agile Scrum methodology.
Abhishek is a B.E. from CCS University, Meerut.