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Customer Engagement Officer (CEO)
Ajay's prescience in orchestrating strategic customer relationships and his perennial drive for his customer's success through innovative industry solutions has envisioned him in building an enterprise in the technological ecology; helping KVP Business Solutions stride successfully over the years being seconded by Salesforce.com's "Emerging Partner" and "Best Partner of the Year" awards respectively!
Ajay's pivotal leadership role in the organisation and his keen acuity in curating work culture, formulating team collaboration and success, has proficiently propelled KVP into a decade of sustainable productivity and novel growth. His diligence towards his brain child has enlisted KVP as among the "Top 20 Most Promising Businesses" by 'Silicon India' coupled with being listed among the "Top 10 Most Admired Companies to Watch for" by 'Insight Success'.
Prior to institutionalising KVP Business Solutions, Ajay has led key leadership roles in marketing and sales strategies for QuEST, Wipro and Pentafour. Ajay is a strong believer in Gandhian philosophy, a philanthropist and has put a strong pursuit in giving back to the society. His zeal earned him the "Rajiv Gandhi Shiromani" award from Citizen Integration Peace Society.
Ajay is an alumni of TAPMI, MIT Manipal and is certified from Stephen M. Ross School of Business - University of Michigan
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Shashidhar leads KVP's technology strategy, innovation, and new competency strategy. He engages with customers to provide scalable solutions using the Salesforce platform and also supports our engineering team to understand their technical aspirations and mentor them on their career development.
He comes with over 26 years of software development and technical expertise. He is an industry leader and has been an active speaker at multiple Salesforce and Google developer events, including at Dreamforce. He has hands-on experience in Salesforce, MuleSoft, AWS, and many more web and mobile technologies.
He is an alumnus of NIE, Mysore, and Jack Welch Management Institute. He has done certificate courses from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Shashidhar is an avid biker and also takes a keen interest in social initiatives and education.
Head of Finance
Suresh drives the finance operations of KVP. As a head of finance, Suresh's focus is to align business growth plans with financial planning as well as analyzing the company's financial strengths. He will be providing strategic recommendations to the CEO and members of the executive management team. He will be advising on long-term business and financial planning. With his large experience, he will also be establishing and developing relations with senior management and external partners and stakeholders.
Suresh brings over three decades of experience in the areas of Finance strategy, Corporate Finance, Business Finance, Investor Relations, Large Deals structuring, M&A and Accounting.
Senior Business Partner and Market Leader - Australia and NewZealand
Graeme is responsible for revenue growth and P&L for ANZ region for our business. His key focus is to strategically build a team to engage and deliver our industry solutions in ANZ markets. He is a forward thinking professional and his ability to engage with people, consulting mind and experience is what helps us establish in ANZ markets.
Graeme comes with experience of supporting several technology firms for 30 years across global markets including San Francisco and London. He brings rich experience in Banking and Financial service industry, Retail, Hi-tech and professional services business. Previously, he was supporting global businesses like National Australia Bank, Insurance Australia Group, MYER, Dimension Data, ADP, HP and Hitachi.
He is an MBA graduate from Anglia Polytechnic University (Essex, UK)
Head of Customer Engagement and Partnership
Sumesh drives KVP's overall revenue growth & business strategy. He leads our Sales team, spearheads new Customer engagements and works closely with global partners to orchestrate growth. He spearheads strategic business initiatives across all markets for KVP. With his consultative mindset, he champions customer needs to align with KVP offerings, effectively working with cross functional people teams.
He is a startup specialist, sales leader & strategic thinker in the IT space. In a career spanning 15+ years in the technology solutions space, mostly with young SaaS/ platform backed startups, he has successfully led and participated in their growth. He is adept at Sales, New market development, Product Management and Account Management for CRM/ Workflow based solutions in diverse domains such as Healthcare, Data Security, Manufacturing, Financial Services.
Sumesh is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and Cochin University of Science & Technology.
As an avid traveller to mostly offbeat locations he loves outdoor adventures. He has a passion for cars, watches and an abiding interest in social causes.
Senior Business Partner and Market Leader - Europe
Santiago Lecomte brings to KVP over three decades of highly relevant software industry experience in the mid-market and enterprise sectors in western Europe, mostly in senior executive positions at Sage Spain and Meta4 France (now Cegid).
Santiago started in Product Delivery and has lead later Cloud Operations teams as Pre Sales consulting Director for Spain, Business Development Director for UK and the Nordics and BU Director for France HR Cloud platforms. He has proven leadership experience in Organizational transformation, Business development, Cloud services design and delivery.
He is a Civil Engineering graduate from Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Douai (France), and studied a MSc in Management Sciences at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UK).
Head - Human Resource
Shanthi is passionate about being a HR Specialist, comes with an overall 21 years of experience in the IT/ITES industry. She has been a dedicated HR professional from past 10+ years both in consulting and corporate environments. She is well versed in strategic human resource planning, performance management, recruitment, employee benefits, training and development, employee relations.
She is proud of her decision of being HR person as she believes that employees are the most valuable intangible assets to any organisation & it is important to understand them & their potential. Her enormous experience in HR field and her empathetic style of leadership will help us to be the best place to work by defining sustainable models to grow our people ".
Senior Consultant - BFSI and Technology Vertical
Subham primarily leads the key consulting and technology solution role in KVP, and has been an amalgam of KVP's work culture for close to 7 years. His emphasis is towards customer success, his prime responsibilities encompass leading cross-functional teams and building industry best integrated solutions for customers, predominantly in Hi-tech and BFSI verticals.
Subham additionally also facilitates and manages customer engagements on industry use case resolutions, helping in technology adoption, and building innovative vertical driven accelerator platforms in Salesforce practice.
Prior to joining KVP, he has worked as business consultant in Wipro. He is an ardent lover of wildlife and animals, and is fond of writing and painting in his spare time if not sieged by his pets.
He is an alumnus of PES University, Bangalore.
Lead Consultant - Manufacturing and Retail Vertical
A strong believer in transformative technology, Dheeraj leads the consulting and solution engineering team in KVP for Manufacturing, Retail and Distribution Industry Verticals. He is intuitive on delivery challenges and methods, and has contributed his vision to driving protocols and positioning viable solutions. His core focus is consulting, technology enablement, customer success, system adoption and building best in industry integrated solutions.
Dheeraj is also a mentor and enabler for the Sales and Pre-Sales team. He vouches for smart customer engagement, problem solving skills, technology understanding and builds a team of techno-functional consultants.
Prior to joining KVP, he has worked as a sales and pre-sales consultant with Tismo Technology. He was responsible for business in the USA and Europe for design engineering services across all segments.
His interests include riding motorcycles, strength training and is also an impulsive traveler. He is an alumnus of New Horizon College Of Engineering, Bangalore