A strategist & innovator, he has spent most part of his professional career spanning over two decades in structuring large projects for educational institutions. This rich gamut of experience coupled with thought leadership and hands on project management of many large IT projects with multiple stake holders has added to the company’s domain expertise that aids custom built solutions for the industry now.
He has vast knowledge in business process and legal system and believes its practices are a key concern to technology based businesses such as negotiation and preparation of patent licenses, software licenses, IT development / Outsourcing agreements, network implementation agreements, co-development agreements, intellectual property transfers and research agreements.
An avid reader, a prolific writer, an inspirational speaker – he has put his multifaceted talents to champion the cause of technology and take technology to the common man. He has vastly written across trade journals, speaks at various industry forums and academic platforms on technology, business, leadership, self empowerment, and other motivational topics.
He draws inspirations from legendary visionaries like Dr. A P J Kalam, Narayan Murthy of Infosys for his own collaborative innovations and purposeful corporate social responsibilities initiatives.
He is member of many industry bodies including NASSCOM, CII, etc. He is also a Member of CII National Committee on Higher Education, that is responsible for promoting technology process integration at various levels within higher education system.
RAGHAV NARAYAN, Director – Marketing
Raghav has been a sales force of the company since MindLogicx has had its product deployment. A known face among the academia, earlier he was a franchisee partner of NIIT in Bangalore under a project promoted by the Government of Karnataka.
Raghav drives this entrepreneurial zeal to his work even as he adds cross-functional experience including in depth business potential analyzing, conceptualizing and implementing strategies towards creating a successful organization and mission critical applications implementation across the countries.
His two decade experience includes stints at Technobrian Ltd, IT Solutions & Training Company in Uganda, East Africa Gajra Bevel Gears, L&T among others. Native to Bangalore, he is an Engineer and works with complete understanding of technology sales and marketing management across geographies in various industry verticals.
KUNAL MONDAL, Director – Technology Interface
Kunal, in his current role at Mindlogicx as Director – Technology Interface heads the Starlabs Group. He is overall in-charge of the Product Development & Lifecycle Management of a Suite of Products including IntelliEXAMS, IntelliCAS and Hybrid Finishing School (HFS) catering to the global needs of the Higher Education Ecosystem. He is currently spearheading a device centric product strategy that brings greater customer stickiness across the product portfolio of Mindlogicx.
His prime objective is to add value to an organization by his thought leadership and vision, resulting in quality products & platform ecosystem services. He firmly believes in passionately following his dream and amalgamating the same with his professional goals so that he loves each and every moment of his work.
As a strong techno commercial professional, he straddles between technology & business effortlessly with an ever agile and startup approach. He is a graduate from Calcutta University with more than fifteen years of industry experience spanning across various roles like Software Development, Presales, Product Implementation, Product Management, Project Management, Solution Architect and SBU Management at organizations including but not limited to Mindlogicx, Oracle and SQL Star International Limited. He has wide range of expertise working in both domestic and international assignments in domains like Logistics & SCM, CRM, Agri Marketing & Traceability, Education, Cyber Alumni, Trading using Open Source, Oracle and Microsoft technologies. In his career he has successfully managed multiple blue chip clients like Genpact, Cummins, South Korean Telecom (Seoul), Chartered Semiconductor (Singapore), Exide, Nicholas Piramal, Reliance Infocomm, Maruti Suzuki, Hindalco, Sterlite, State Informatics Limited (Mauritius) etc. He is equally at ease while handling clients like Jiwaji University, Jamia Milia Islamia from the academic segment and government clients like Madhya Pradesh State Agricultural Marketing Board (MPSAMB), DIT (Chandigarh), Naval Dockyard, Kolkata Port Trust etc. Further he also possesses professional qualifications in ‘Systems Management’ and ‘Marketing & Sales’ and his favourite pastime includes continuous knowledge enhancement in the field of Structured and Unstructured Data Analytics.
P S SRIJITH, Director – Strategic Operatons
Srijith is with the company for more than a decade and he has shared the vision of the company since its inception.
Sriith has handled multiple and diverse roles in the organization including HR, communications, business development, administrations and operations. He has been diligent in crafting service deliveries and effective implementation of corporate strategy while being a nodal point of coordination across stakeholders.
A go-getter with sound knowledge of regulatory processes, he is an invaluable resource in handling the large project operations in government sector. The cost effective deployment of unique integrated technology platform VEDAS and setting up of impressive Techllano – The company headquarters that houses its R&D facility is credited to him.
A good motivator with adept people skills, he has a keen interest in people growth.
Puhazh Gandhi, Director – Legal
Puhazh Gandhi is a leading lawyer and a consultant to a number of reputed law firms in the Asian region. His area of interest includes Infrastructure, Banking and Corporate, International Trade (WTO), Information Technology, Alternate Dispute resolution, International Investments, Litigation. He has led numerous transactions in Singapore, Brunei, Srilanka, Kenya, Nigeria,Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Norway, Haiti, USA, UAE etc.
A record holder in his LL.B (First rank holder) programme bagging nine gold medals from the University of Kerala, he did his M.Phil in International Law from India’s top ranking University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. A Deans (Merit) Scholar at New York University School of Law for his LLM, where he was also awarded the prestigious International Law and Human Rights fellowship. He attended the Hague Academy Lecture Series at The International Court of Justice, Hague on a fellowship from The Netherlands government.
Puhazh has worked as a lawyer at the Appellate body Secretariat of the World Trade Organization at Geneva. He was a member of the Team, which assisted the WTO Appellate body in deciding the famous dispute of U.S v. Canada, the Soft wood Lumber VI, and U.S v. E.C, the Zeroing case. He also worked as the Assistant Coordinator (Academics) for the Regional Trade Policy Course conducted by the World Trade Organization at the National University of Singapore in which Senior/Mid level civil servants from thirty different countries were imparted training in Trade Law.
Recently he was a Visiting Expert for Judge Mr Rene Blattamann at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague, to advise him in the trial of Mr Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, a Congolese war lord. It is a rare honor for any lawyer and only senior judges, prosecutors, senior attorneys from leading law firms, professors of international law were invited by ICC for such a position.
He is listed as a leading individual for ‘Contract Law’ in India by Global Law Experts, a legal rating agency based out of London besides being a resource person in law for a number of institutions in India.
GAURAV JULKA, Sr. Vice President – KRC & Compliance
Gaurav Julka is responsible for survey, collection and presentation of data and analytics to address key business needs and providing proof-points and strategic insights based on analysis of internal and external data. He provides strategic analysis of company’s business and supports the company’s revenue generation efforts worldwide through deep analysis of internal and external research efforts.
As Head – Compliance, he is responsible for developing and co-ordinating company’s QA and Compliance programmes. He leads and develops strategies for ensuring quality and compliance in engineering, project management and operations using process based approach.
Gaurav Julka is with the company for almost a decade and having experience in handling large I.T. projects and has held important positions in the company. Having an impeccable academic record Gaurav Julka is a Post Graduate in Engineering from Panjab University, Chandigarh. He holds three master’s degrees and has many research papers published to his credit.
G.V.A.S.Prasad, AGM – Finance
An associated member of Institute of Cost & Management Accounts of India and postgraduate in Commerce & Bachelor of Law, Prasad has nearly 2 decades of wide and varied exposure in various areas of Manufacturing, Infrastructure & Services and having exposure in project finance and successfully finance closer of projects funding. Has extensive exposure in Debts and equity market. He has an honor going through best practices like TQM, Deming prize audits and six sigma. His expertise varies from Change Management handling finance & Accounts.
In his previous associations, he has demonstrated distinction as Sr.Manager finance and Manager Finance with GMR Group, NCC Group & Pace Group.