Board of Directors
Aged 46 years, is the Chairman & Non-Executive Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mumbai University. He is also a qualifed chartered accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is a SAP certifed solution consultant – mySAP Financials – Management and Financial Accounting. He is also the Promoter of our Company and has been associated with our Company since inception. Prior to incorporating our Company, he has worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited, and Covansys (India) Private Limited. He has over 20 years of experience in audit and accounts, business analysis, SAP confguration and software system consulting.
Aged 67 years, is the Non-executive Director of our Company. He received the higher secondary school examination certifcate from Balbhadra Inter College, Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh). He has been a Director on our Board since 2007.
Aged 49 years, Mr. Arun Gupta is an Independent Director. He is an independent consultant in the private equity, M&A and business development space. He has served in the past as Board member / investor / mentor / adviser to various companies including Biba, House of Anita Dongre, Skechers, Clovia, Skinkraft, Vedix, Bewakoof, faballey, Crimsoune Club, Clarks, Turtle men’s wear, Blue foods restaurants, Biryani by kilo, traworld luggage, Priority backpacks, Neeru’s ethnic wear, Amar Chitra Katha, Famozi shoes, Tresmode shoes, Desibelle, Holii handbags, Mother Earth, Giovani etc. He has more than 28 years of experience in Investment Banking, Media, Gaming, Animation, Education, Internet & Technology companies. In the past, he has held senior management positions at Yahoo, STAR, MTV, Mauj Mobile, Equirus Capital, Future Group and Cnet. He also serves on the investment committee of Endiya tech product vc. Mr. Gupta is a post graduate in Commerce and Economics from Mumbai University & adjunct faculty at few leading Business schools.
Aged 54 years, is an Independent Director of our Company. She is a qualifed Chartered Accountant and a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. She is a Certifed Public Accountant, USA and also an Insolvency Professional registered with Indian Institute of Insolvency Professional of ICAI. She is currently a partner in M/s. Pravin R. Navandar & Co., Chartered Accountants, with main focuses on corporate audits (internal and statutory), bank audits, company law cases, income leakage and corporate advisory services. She is also an Independent Director on the board of Goa Glass Fibre Limited and Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri Limited.
Aged 51 years, is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from University of Mumbai. He is a qualifed Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is also a qualifed Cost aAcountant and a member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. He has more than 14 years of experience in the feld of investment banking. He has previously worked with Ladderup Corporate Advisory Private Limited, Mape Advisory Group Private Limited, Rabo Finance Limited, Ernst and Young, India, DSJ Communications Limited and Kayjay Financial Research Services Private Limited.
Mr. Bhaskar Pramanik is an accomplished management leader and professional from the Technology Industry. He has held National and Global Leadership positions in leading Multinational Technology Companies. He has worked in India, Singapore, and the US. He was on the Executive Committee of NASSCOM, the National Committee of CII and AMCHAM.
He recently retired from the Central Board of SBI, India’s largest Bank. He retired as Chairman of Microsoft India in September 2017 after a successful 45 years career in the technology industry. Before this, he was the Managing Director of Oracle Corporation and Sun Microsystems in India. He was also the Global VP for Commercial Systems at Sun Microsystems Inc based out of Menlo Park, CA.
Mr. Pramanik is currently an Independent Board member and Advisor to different companies. He mentors and invests in startups and has also made investments in a few. He is on the Advisory Board of Schulich University, Toronto, Canada, and Bennett University, Noida, India. He regularly speaks at Industry and Leadership forums. Mr. Pramanik has received multiple awards throughout his career, notably the Baton Award at Digital Equipment Corporation, the Global Leadership and the best GEM VP award at Sun Microsystems, and the Platinum award for the best Area at Microsoft. Recent industry awards at Microsoft include the IMA award for best MNC, the Ranstadt Award for the most attractive employer in India, the Great Place to work in Asia by GPTW.
Mr. Pramanik has devoted time throughout his career to mentoring and coaching individuals and colleagues. Today a number of his mentees are MDs and senior leaders at various companies in India including SAP, Google, Netaps, Red Hat, and Nvidia, Cisco, Thermo Fisher.
His primary interests are in areas of Culture and Strategy; Leadership and Organization Excellence; Corporate Governance; Innovation and Transformation; and Advanced Technologies and its future social and economic impact.