Venkatesh ChakravartyNon-Executive Chairman and Independent Director View Bio
Venkatesh ChakravartyNon-Executive Chairman and Independent Director
Chakravarty is qualified as an Associate Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute, UK (ACII, UK). He holds a Master’s degree in Administrative Management from Bajaj Institute of Management Studies and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics, Political Science & Sociology.
Chakravarty has more than 28 years of experience in the Insurance Industry. His experience spans across Insurance, Management Consulting, & Reinsurance. He has worked in various capacities in the Insurance industry beginning with Life Insurance Corporation of India, Eagle Star International in the Middle East and for KPMG India where he was an Associate Director, Management Consulting, responsible for Insurance practice.
He joined Swiss Re Life & Health in September, 1998 as a Business Development Manager in London responsible for Life & Health business in India & Sri Lanka. He worked in Swiss Re, London for nearly a year before assuming responsibility in Swiss Re, Mumbai office. He has been the Head of Life & Health Business and a Director on the Board of Swiss Re Services India Pvt. Ltd. for more than 10 years. He resigned as a Director from Swiss Re on March 4, 2013 and has moved on to pursue personal interests.
Farid KazaniManaging Director & Group CFO View Bio
Farid KazaniManaging Director & Group CFO
Farid Kazani brings critical finance and organization skills to Majesco with over 27 years of experience in the field of Corporate Finance and core competencies in strategic business planning, treasury and fund management, forex, mergers and acquisitions and divestments. Prior to joining Majesco, Farid was the Group CFO & Finance Director of Mastek Ltd. He has been the architect of carrying out the process of demerger of the Insurance Business into Majesco which was completed in June 2015. He was responsible for reorganizing the legal entity structure and creating the Insurance business group under Majesco US, completing the two acquisitions and paving the way to list Majesco on the NYSE-MKT and the parent company, Majesco Limited on the Indian Stock Exchanges.
Prior to Mastek Limited, he worked with Firstsource Solutions Ltd as CFO – India and Global Financial Controller for over four years. His work experience also includes organizations such as RPG Enterprises, BPL Mobile, Marico Industries Ltd and NOCIL. He has successfully handled an IPO of $100 million and an FCCB issue of $275 million for Firstsource Solutions Ltd, besides independently managing brand takeovers of ‘Mediker’ and ‘Oil of Malabar’ for Marico Industries Ltd.
Farid is also designated as the Managing Director of the parent company MAJESCO Limited which is listed on the NSE and BSE.
Madhu DubhashiNon-Executive Director, (Independent) View Bio
Madhu DubhashiNon-Executive Director, (Independent)
Madhu Dubhashi is Graduate (Economics Honours) from Miranda House, Delhi University (1968-71) and did her Post Graduation in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (1971-73).
Ms. Dubhashi has around 41 years of experience in the Financial Services Industry having worked with ICICI Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, JM Financial & Investment Consultancy Services Pvt Ltd, and Global Data services of India Ltd (wholly-owned Subsidiary of CRISIL).Currently,she is the Managing Partner at INNOVEN Business Consultancy.
Ketan MehtaNon-Executive Director View Bio
Ketan MehtaNon-Executive Director
Ketan Mehta has served as President and CEO of Majesco since 2000 and member of Majesco’s Board of Directors, since 1992.
Mehta co-founded Mastek in 1982 and has served as a member of Mastek’s board of directors since then, where, among other committee service, he is a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. During his tenure of over 32 years with Mastek and its affiliates, Mr. Mehta has handled multiple functions including sales, delivery and general management.
Mr. Mehta is the driving force behind the conceptualization and the execution of Majesco’s insurance strategy, including acquisition and integration of four insurance technology companies over the last nine years. Prior to that, Mr. Mehta also spearheaded Mastek’s joint venture with Deloitte Consulting. Ketan holds a PGDM (MBA degree-equivalent) from the Indian Institute of Management (“IIM”), Ahmedabad.
Radhakrishnan SundarExecutive Director View Bio
Radhakrishnan SundarExecutive Director
Radhakrishnan Sundar, did his B.E. in Electronics from the Regional Engineering College, Trichy, after which he did his PGDM from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in 1979. He worked for two years with HCL Ltd. After which he co-founded Mastek.
Mr. Sundar has extensive experience in the software industry and actively participated in various strategic intitatives taken by Mastek Group.
Vasant GujarathiNon-Executive Director View Bio
Vasant GujarathiNon-Executive Director
Mr. Vasant Gujarathi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Hons.) and is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Mr. Gujarathi has more than 35 years of post-qualification experience in PriceWaterhouse Coopers (PwC) in various roles and working with some of the largest multinational Companies in India. He joined M/s. Lovelock & Lewes, Chartered Accountants, in August 1976, initially a member firm of Coopers & Lybrand International and subsequently member firm of PwC. He was also a Partner with PwC India for 22 years (1991-2013) with PwC’s Assurance and Business Advisory Services group and had also represented PwC India on PwC Global Committee for ‘Industrial Products’ Industry. He has exposure in the field of Audit, Financial Systems, Operations, Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance, Internal Audit Services, IT strategy implementation, Talent Management, Corporate Governance review & Advisory Services, Ethics Assessment and Program Development, etc.
Ashank DesaiNon-Executive Director View Bio
Ashank DesaiNon-Executive Director
Mr. Ashank Desai is an Information Technology (“IT”) Industrialist and has done B. E. from Mumbai University and in graduating year, held the second rank in the University. He holds M. Tech. Degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (“IIT”) Bombay. He also holds Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from Indian Institute of Management (“IIM”), Ahmedabad. He has worked with Godrej and Boyce before founding Mastek Limited. He is actively associated with several government bodies and trade associations.
Mr. Desai is the Principal Founder and former Chairman of Mastek Limited and has more than four decades of rich and diverse experience in IT Industry. He also guides as a Trustee to Mastek Foundation, whose mission is to enable “Informed Giving and Responsible Receiving”.
Mr. Desai is widely recognized as an IT industry veteran and one of the most respected business personalities in India. He is one of the founder members and past Chairman of NASSCOM. He was former President of Asian Oceanian Computing Industry Organization (ASOCIO), an Association of twenty countries in this region. He also served as Vice-Chairman, Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE) at his alma mater IIT Bombay.
Mr. Desai is actively involved in the field of education and is a Member of Governing Board of IIM Ahmedabad, a Member of Governing Board of Goa Institute of Management (GIM), Vice-Chairman of Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) for Goa Government. He is also the Vice-Chairman, Governing Board of Bombay First, NGO working on the mission to make Mumbai a world-class city.
Mr. Desai’s other public contributions include serving as Member of the Maharashtra State Security Council. He is involved in CII & FICCI both at the Regional as well as at National Level. He was earlier Member of International Team on Economic Reforms for the President of Zambia.
The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has felicitated him for his contribution to NASSCOM & IT Industry for the last 25 years. He has been conferred with the “Distinguished Alumnus” Award from IIT Bombay and the Computer Society of India (CSI) “Fellow of the Society” honor in recognition of his services to the Indian IT Industry as an entrepreneur and for his contribution to the growth of education. He has also been presented with the Honorable Contributors Award by ASOCIO – the only Indian to receive this recognition twice. He was conferred with the much-coveted Outstanding Entrepreneur Award at the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (APEA) 2010 India.