Sandip Gupta is the Chairman & Non-Executive Director of Route Mobile. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mumbai University. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is a SAP-certified solution consultant – mySAP Financials – Management and Financial Accounting. Sandip is the Promoter of Route Mobile and has been associated with our company since its inception. Before incorporating Route Mobile, he worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited, and Covansys (India) Private Limited. He has over 20 years of experience in audit and accounts, business analysis, SAP configuration, and software system consulting.
Rajdip Gupta is the Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of our Company. He is a dynamic entrepreneur who founded and is leading one of the fastest growing global technology & Cloud Communications companies – Route Mobile Limited. He is among one of the youngest tech entrepreneurs globally.
His leadership has led Route Mobile to become one of the top global Cloud Communications Company providing Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS). His vision has ensured the company enables end-to-end communications for enterprises / brands by offering products & services in Messaging, Voice, Firewall, Email, New age messaging services like RCS, WhatsApp, Viber and IP messaging, among others. Route Mobile has 16+ offices in the North America, LATAM, Europe, Middle-East, Africa and Asia Pacific.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in science (physics) from Mumbai University and master’s diploma in software engineering from Aptech Computer Education. He has more than 20 years of experience in the field of software designing and development.
John Owen is the Chief Executive Officer, Europe & Americas of Route Mobile (UK) Limited. He brings over 30 years of international senior executive leadership experience in leading global organizations. In his most recent role as the Group CEO at Mastek Ltd (“Mastek”), he has transformed Mastek into a growth leader in digital transformation delivering outstanding results. Prior to Mastek, John held senior executive roles in organizations like Serco, HP, Sycamore Networks and Nortel.
Group Chief Strategy Officer & Chief Investor Relations Officer
Gautam Badalia is the Group Chief Strategy Officer & Chief Investor Relations Officer of our Company. He has over 14 years of experience handling functions across strategy, investment banking, mergers and acquisitions and structured finance. He is responsible for formulating corporate strategies as well as its disciplined execution and leading various other strategic initiatives, including M&A, transformation and cost reduction to support long term growth of our Company and enhance shareholders value. Prior to joining our Company, he has worked with YES Bank Limited. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in business administration (finance).
Milind Pathak is Group Chief Business Officer at Route Mobile. He has 25 years of experience in domestic and international markets with OnlineSales.ai, where he was the Chief Revenue Officer, Milind has also worked with blue-chip organizations like Paytm / Madhouse Mobile (GroupM), Comviva, Buongiorno etc. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from Maharashtra Institute of Technology and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.
Suresh Jankar is the Chief Financial Officer of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from University of Pune and is qualified chartered accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India. He has 25 years of experience in finance sector. Prior to joining our Company, he has worked with the Capricorn Lifestyle Private Limited. He leads the finance and accounts team and is responsible for activities pertaining to the accounts of our Company in India.
Mujahid Rupani heads Route Mobile’s and its group companies’ technical teams based in Mumbai and Malta. He is known as ‘Mojo’ in tech circles. Mr. Rupani has a knowledge base spanning Linux, virtualization, SAN technologies and routing combined with a brain that thinks in logical patterns makes him the go to advice person for telecom industry. He is always on the lookout for the next technological challenge. Over his 20 years of exploration in the Telecom field he has designed and implemented solutions for companies like Ceat Ltd, Bayer Pharma Ltd, Poonawalla Group, amongst others.
Tonio Ellul co-founded 365squared Ltd. in 2013 and is the Chief Executive Officer as well as a member of the Board. Based in Malta, Tonio is responsible for driving the strategy, performance, and growth at 365squared Ltd. As an experienced technology executive, Tonio has over 22 years of leadership experience in driving enterprise-wide transformation in Network and Telecom companies, operating in highly competitive markets.
Tushar Agnihotri heads the India & APAC regions for Route Mobile and is responsible for driving sales and operations for the India market. He holds a master’s degree in business management from Bundelkhand University. He has 25 years of overall work experience, with over 16 years of experience in the telecom sector. Prior to joining our Company, he has worked with Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Limited, Reliance JioInfocom Limited, Arvind Mills Limited, Kodak India Limited, Reliance Infocomm Limited and Blowplast Limited.
Executive Vice President & Business Head (Middle East)
Sharad Kumar leads RML’s Middle East region and responsible for building up Middle East and Operations and expanding further into Africa market. He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering (electronics and telecommunications) from University of Mumbai and a post graduate certificate in business management from XLRI, Jamshedpur and has over 17 years of experience in the telecom sector. Prior to joining our Company, he has worked with Bharti Airtel Limited, Reliance Communications Limited and the United Nations.
Executive Vice President – Group Head - Global Operations
Sammy Mamdani heads RML’s global Operations, and is responsible for day-to-day management and coordination between worldwide offices. With over 18 years of international experience, Sammy has successfully held senior positions at Protiviti’s (formerly Andersen Consulting) Business Risk division in the U.S. as well as a private investment firm based out of Mumbai, where he managed diverse business units in India and the UAE. Most recently, Sammy served as C.O.O at Cellent Technologies (India) Private Limited, which was acquired by Route Mobile in August 2016. He holds an MBA from the University of Central Florida.
Vikram Shanbhag is Executive Vice President – Americas. He comes with 25+ years of successful global experience working with leading customers and partners in Telecoms and Enterprise segments providing solutions in domains spanning Fixed and Wireless Networks, Mobile Value Added Services and Digital Transformation technologies. He has enabled established companies such as AT&T Bell Labs, Covansys and Coriant, and start-ups such as Trilogy and FixStream, in achieving growth through product innovation, market expansion, operational excellence, and key acquisitions. Vikram holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Engineering from the College of Engineering Pune and the University of Akron respectively, and M.B.A. from the Ohio State University
Group Head Legal, Company Secretary & Compliance Officer
Rathindra Das is the Group Head Legal, Company Secretary & Compliance Officer of our Company. In his current role, he is responsible for overseeing Legal Operations including general corporate advisory, Contract Management & Litigations, Regulatory Compliance applicable to our Company. He has over 14 years of experience in legal, compliance and secretarial matters. He has in the past worked with Reliance ADAG, Ashok Piramal Group, Cipla, NSEIT and Hinduja Group. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce and a bachelor’s degree in law from Assam University and is a Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, by training and education.
Ms Elsa Shibu heads the People Management Function at Route Mobile. She has over 19+ years of work experience in the people management function. She started her career with Lintas while at college. She pursued a career into the people management function with KPMG and then went on to work with Tata Donnelley’s, UPS, Ugam Solutions and Euronet Worldwide. She has a mixed bag of exposure into Indian companies and MNC’s as well as various industry sectors. She holds a degree in Economics from St Xavier’s College Mumbai.