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Kiron D Shah
Mr Kiron D Shah is the Founder-Director and the Managing Director of Velankani Information Systems Limited since 1999. He has over 20 years of rich and varied corporate experience both in the USA and India. After completing his Masters in Business Administration from the Rutgers University, USA, he worked for Wall Street as an investment banker. He then went on to set up a Software Consultancy Services firm in the US. Between 1993 and 1999 Mr. Shah was Managing Director of Heubach Colour manufacturing facility in Gujarat, India. Since 1999, he has been involved with the India operations of the Velankani group and has been actively involved in setting up the infrastructure for the Velankani Technology Park and the Business hotel currently operating under the name of "Crowne Plaza Bengaluru Electronics City" in Electronics City, Bangalore.
Mr Gurdeep Singh is a Director in Velankani Information Systems Limited since its incorporation in the year 1999. A Graduate in Computer Science from Queen’s College, New York, he has more than 25 years of experience in telecommunications and information technology, including work at Bell Labs, the Dataphone II business unit of AT&T and McGraw Hill, Inc. He joined Velankani in 1991 in a business development role. Under his leadership, Velankani Communication Technologies Inc, USA has become a full-service consulting firm providing engineering and management services to telecom and data communications firms. In 2005, he became President and CEO of Velankani Communications Technologies, Inc. where he has lead the creation of several business models that are now becoming standard practices in the Industry. In 2011, he co-founded Network Design Decisions, Inc. to market FTTx network planning software to the telecom industry.
Shankar Iyer is a Director in Velankani Information Systems Limited since the year 2006. Mr Shankar Iyer is a Postgraduate in Solid State Electronics and Management Sciences from Mumbai University. Mr Shankar Iyer founded Viteos to bring the hedge fund community a fund administration and middle office model that combined advanced technology with consultative client service. An entrepreneurial leader with over 21 years of international experience in business acquisition and development, he has operating experience in culturally and geographically diverse global markets. Prior to founding Viteos, Shankar was the President and CEO of Silverline Technologies, an IT services company. He successfully guided Silverline through its phases of organic and inorganic growth, managing the acquisition and delivery of services for Fortune 500 clients. He led Silverline to its listing on the NYSE as the first Indian IT services company to be listed on the big board.
S K Ramakrishnaiah
Mr S K Ramakrishnaiah is a Postgraduate in Commerce from Mysore University. He has over 20 years of experience in Software, BPO, construction, Techpark , Hospitality business in various senior management positions and currently CFO and Director of Velankani Information Systems Limited. Mr Ramki has expertise in designing and analysing financial statements, designing internal control systems, Budgeting analysis and facilitates effective decision making of top management and holds the distinction of successfully raising longterm and short term credit facilities to Velankani Group.
Ms Anju Prakash has been appointed as a Non Executive Director on the Board of the Company with effect from March 28, 2017. Ms. Anju is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, and holds degrees of Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Law. She is a gold medalist and University Topper in Law and has an overall work experience of over 18 years and currently heads the Legal and Secretarial functions of Velankani Information Systems Limited and its wholly owned subsidiary Velankani Electronics Private Limited. Prior to joining Velankani Group, she has worked with CSM Software Pvt. Ltd., Sarabhai Electronics Ltd and Ambalal Sarabhai Enterprises Ltd.
Mr Pavan Gogineni has been appointed as a Non Executive Independent Director on the Board of the Company with effect from February 26, 2016. A Graduate in Science (Physics) from Caroll College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, Mr Pavan has around 26 years of experience managing Manufacturing Operations of Multi products such as Printed Circuit Boards, Electrical Steel Stampings, MICA Insulators, Phenol & Polyester Resins and Aluminum Caps. He diversified into Start-ups of multiple companies in Aviation Software development for Boeing and Airbus and further diversified into Angel Investing and development of Real Estate in India and Singapore.
Shashi Kumar Natrajan
Mr Shashi Kumar Natrajan has been appointed as a Non Executive Independent Director on the Board of the Company with effect from March 31, 2016. Mr Shashi has academic qualification in Computer Studies from Northwestern University College, USA. Mr Shashi has around 28 years of experience in the field of business development, administration, operations, strategic business development, licensing, purchases, sales and networking. He is currently a consultant coordinating Business Development & Sales in the Realty Sector.
Mr Ameet Parikh has been appointed as a Non Executive Independent Director on the Board of the Company with effect from June 8, 2016. Mr Ameet is a Chartered Accountant and a Law Graduate and has over 28 years of professional services experience. Mr Ameet is currently the Managing Director and founder of Tranzmute Capital & Management, a company engaged in providing ideas, capital and management to emerging family owned SME companies in India. He started his career in 1984 with Arthur Andersen and led the development of their Risk Consulting Practice in India. Upon combination of the Andersen practice with Ernst & Young in 2002, he became the Country Head of Ernst & Young's Risk and Business Solutions practice in India. In 2003, he left Ernst & Young to establish Axis Risk Consulting and was its founder and Managing Director. In 2007, Axis was acquired by Genpact a US$ 1.5 Billion Company. He continued to be Managing Director of Axis until 2010. His experience includes Internal Audits, Enterprise Risk Management, Business fraud and Investigation Services, Ethical and Responsible Business Practices, Technology Risk Consulting, Business Process Risk Consulting in the fields of Health & Life Sciences, Manufacturing Technology Services and Advertising Industries.