OUR TEAM

VIJAY KARTHIK

Founder and CEO

IT consulting leader. BFSI and payments industry expert. Ex-Accenture. Vijay has spent more than 20 years of IT consulting and technology leadership role, specialising in the banking and payments domains. He is recognized as a subject matter experts in payments, digital transformation and AO. His last corporate role was that of Managing Director, Technology at Accenture India.

  • Led successful sales and delivery efforts for Accenture across Australia and US.
  • Managed large scale transitions for multiple engagements.
  • Led large strategic accounts from sales to delivery in Financial services domain.
  • Managed revenue of close to USD 100M a year.
  • Built a 1000+ member team for a client across niche skillsets.
  • Managed more than 1200 people.
  • Architected core banking platform and implemented this in more than 6 banks including Citi.
  • Was the Architect for Intellect Retail banking product.

RAJ PARTHASARATHY

Head of Fintech

Fintech leader with global experience. Trading strategist. Ex-JPMC, MorganStanley, CreditSuisse. Raj is a fintech expert with diverse experience across north America, India and Singapore. He has worked with major investment banks in Wall Street such as CreditSuisse, JPMC, MorganStanley and consulting major Accenture.

  • Ex-Executive Director at MorganStanley — Managed the electronic trading platform.
  • As a trading strategist for a leading options market maker, worked with quants and traders to develop automated trading strategies that generated $40M in a year.
  • As a delivery lead for Accenture's engagement with a leading north American asset management company, delivered a $5M complex technology transformation initiative spanning across Japan and US.
  • Was instrumental in winning $4M regulatory reporting deal for Accenture from a global investment bank in Singapore.

KANNAN RAMASWAMY

Advisor to board

IT leader. Advisor to many startups, Oracle Accelerator, Microsoft & Google Launchpad Accelerator. Ex-Logica (CGI), IBM and HCL. Kannan is a seasoned technology executive with three decades of experience across global enterprises. He has led worldwide teams in sales, consulting and delivery. He currently leads GA Partners, a go-to-market advisory firm. He is an advisory board member in many startups and large companies. Having widely travelled, he is well-versed in different cultures and economies across the world and has a long track record of building international teams and working with global partners and customers.

VIJAY NATH

Head of Engineering

IT consulting leader. BFSI, anti-money laundering and anti-fraud systems expert. Ex-Citibank. Vijay Nath has over 20 years of experience in technology, with significant time spent in the banking domain, especially with Citibank.

  • Led teams across three different continents from Singapore
  • Architected and Implemented anti-money laundering and anti-fraud systems in 18 countries for Citibank.
  • Architected and implemented Deposit Insurance Corporation of Japan regulatory reporting for Citibank Japan.
  • Worked with Borland Singapore (pioneer in CORBA & Middleware Solutions) creating state of the art security solutions for telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson Europe.
  • Technology and architecture consultant for Trade Innovation (TI) platform which is implemented in many financial institutions like Bank of Baroda, Repco Bank, Mahindra Finance Limited etc.
  • Architected and developed Chennai Super Kings (CSK) mobile and web applications.

ARVIND SIVDAS

Head Business Consulting

Institution-builder and entrepreneur. IIT-Madras and IIM-Calcutta alumnus. Ex-McKinsey, Delloitte. Arvind is a graduate of IIT-M, then IIM-C, with experience working McKinsey and Deloitte. He has spent the last decade building and scaling organizations and delivering client projects across Canada, Singapore and India.

  • Built and ran India's largest B2B e-commerce company in the office supplies space and out-competed staples and office depot across all key b2b clients.
  • Used proprietary models to run a 7 warehouse company across India with a total team of ~ 70 employees.
  • Drove 95% increase in production output in a pharma plant over nine months through intelligent planning process and tight execution on the shop floor.
  • Helped a large insurance major in the auto portfolio to predict likelihood of customer churn and claim propensity with >80% accuracy.
  • Built Proprietary analytics models to help sports legends like N Saina, Chennai Super Kings and Prakash Padukone to build disruptive advantage over their opposition. Now converted as a model used across industries.

KALYANA SUBRAMANIAM

Head of Operation

A seasoned Professional with three decades of experience in the Banking and Financial Services domain.

  • Worked in top corporates – Sundaram Finance a leading and top rated finance company of TVS group and in CITI Bank Information Technology division.
  • Has a Strong Domain expertise in Core Banking, Lending and Credit Limit Management.
  • Has been part of core teams for building and solutioning IT systems to cater to Global customer requirements for the last twenty years.
  • Possess an Unique combination of Functional, Information Technology and Compliance background and experience skill set.