Management

Leadership Team

Shailendra Phule
Chief Executive Officer

Shailendra has over 27 years of experience in the information technology field in various capacities. His career has spanned from Systems Engineer at R&D Center, Project leader for a number of software exports projects, Head of technical operations for export divisions at CMC Limited to being the Vice President of International operations in India for VJIL, LANCO, Alberg, IBSS, MarketTools and Catalytic.

His experience in various capacities in the Information Technology field includes pioneering work in micro computer development and relational DBMS development in India, education and training, technical leadership of large projects for applications based on relational DBMS and 4GL tools, design of quality procedures and methodologies for software export projects and operations management. He has extensive experience in management of time critical international information technology projects and management of large groups of professionals.

He has over 8 years of experience of working abroad. He has worked in various business and cultural environments abroad. He has been successful in establishing excellent rapport with all overseas customers.

Apart from application of emerging technologies in communications and Internet areas, his current interests include application of new engineering technologies at the workplace and the human side of quality. On the technical side they range from J2EE technologies, .Net, SOA, EAI and BPO.

He has a Master’s Degree in Engineering (Electronics & Communications) from Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore). He has also attended Management Development Programs at IIM Calcutta and Rajeev Gandhi Institute of Management at Delhi.

Sanjeev K Chadda
Chief Operating Officer

Sanjeev has over 25 years of Industry experience in various capacities in the field of Information Technology. He has extensive exposure in establishing start-up companies, as well as managing large technical teams. He successfully managed and mentored large teams (over 300 members Delivery Unit) engaged in multiple projects for a US based IT solutions provider. He also headed the Indian operations of software development center for a US based ISV, and helped set up the operations from scratch.

Sanjeev is very knowledgeable in Software Project Management, Information Engineering and software quality processes and methodologies, specifically for offshore development. He has also managed non-technical areas of Finance and HRD, as additional responsibility.

He has worked in various business and cultural environments abroad. His international exposure includes business travels to United States of America, Sri Lanka, Germany, Malaysia and Thailand.

He has a Master’s Degree in Physics (Electronics) from Osmania University. He has also attended full time Management Education Program (4-1/2 Months) at IIM Ahemadabad.

Vinayak Nair
Chief Technology Officer

Vinayak has 11+ years of experience, has a diverse product portfolio and has taken up various roles during his tenure. He is an expert in Business Analysis and Communications, operational management, UX/product design, product and process design. Vinayak has done his Bachelors in Engineering (Computer Science) from Balaji College of Engineering.

He has a unique ability to manage multi-disciplinary projects and navigate complex challenges. Some roles undertaken by him are writer, researcher, manager, developer and strategist. He strives to be at the cutting edge of emerging technologies and takes quality assurance as a priority. He is a result oriented professional with experience in healthcare, e-learning, client services, sales/marketing and project management. His greatest strength is his exceptional work ethics and dedication. Vinayak’s rendezvous with software development started way before he even got into college. His programming skills started on the Commodore 64 and Amiga 2000 in the 80’s and has contributed strongly to his hardware/software skills. He first took up a job as an animator but the lure of software programming being ever present, lead him to work more on the development side. He has lead Research and Development teams for developing tools for animators.

Through Real-Image Media Technologies, he has served as a consultant for various News studios and helped them implement hardware/software solutions to better their processes.

This was done by implementing the Avid UNITY and ISIS solutions at these studios. He is also interested in game programming. Currently at MindGrid Technologies he handles Design, coding and deployment of solutions for various clients ranging from e-learning to travel based clients.