Our Leadership Team

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Haresh Kumbhani

CEO, Silicon Valley

Haresh Kumbhani leads Zymr’s solution architecture and technology strategy. A hands-on technical leader and serial entrepreneur, Haresh brings decades of complex product development and deployment experience. He has successfully developed multiple $100M+ software product lines for enterprises like Cisco, Qualcomm, and Novell, in addition to numerous Silicon Valley startups. For Zymr, Haresh offers a deep commitment to the holistic development of engineering talent.

  • Technical thought leader
  • M.S. New York University
  • M.B.A. Santa Clara University
  • Serial tech entrepreneur
  • Enterprise architect
  • World traveler and history buff

Ashok Desai

Chief Business Officer, Silicon Valley

Ashok Desai oversees all business development for Zymr, including go-to-market initiatives and strategic partnerships. A serial entrepreneur and veteran of enterprise systems and solutions, Ashok has grown and managed $100M+ businesses for global multinationals, including Oracle, Silicon Graphics, Sasken, and Symphony Teleca.

  • Serial entrepreneur
  • Exec. M.B.A. Stanford University
  • Strategizing growth
  • Leading business strategies
  • Partner services strategies
  • Leading site support strategy

Ashwin Kumbhani

Chief Operating Officer, India

Ashwin Kumbhani holds significant entrepreneurial, technical, and operational experience. He has helped global organizations with complex operations, including - finance, corporate governance, human resources, legal, taxation, and administration. For Zymr, Ashwin brings the essential professional experience needed for creating a highly productive office environment throughout the ongoing market disruptions.

  • Recruiting quality talent
  • Ensuring merit-based culture
  • Philanthropist
  • Entrepreneur
  • B.E. University of Baroda

Sanjeev Viswanath

Chief Sales Officer, Silicon Valley

Sanjeev Viswanath leads the US sales organization and helms the leadership, direction, and executive vision necessary for alignment with the company’s financial and strategic goals. His more than two decades of sales and business management experience has enabled him to reliably take responsibility for executing go-to-market strategies, building sales teams, and developing strategic partnerships.

  • Business management expert
  • Digitally-driven transformation
  • Hitech and retail authority
  • Organizational transformation
  • Revenue growth & profitability

Vinod Ghorpade

Vice President of Sales, Europe

Vinod Ghorpade has an extensive experience as an IT executive with business leadership, operations management, technology delivery, and consulting skills. At Zymr, he is responsible for driving our growth strategy, spearheading customer acquisition initiatives, and driving partnerships and alliances. He brings along critical sales experience and a strong track record of developing new markets, setting up new practices, and driving account-based growth.

  • New business development
  • P&L and account management
  • GTM for new geographies
  • Sales cycle management
  • People management

Jay Kumbhani

Associate VP of Software Engineering, India

Jay Kumbhani offers a wealth of experience in results-driven software design and solutions architecture. His previous experience includes co-founding application/product development startup, Apprika, where he ensured the business feasibility of proposed technology solutions—working across domains including NMS, Datacenter, SDN, Security, e-commerce, and enterprise mobility.

  • Executive leadership
  • Technology management
  • Automation and scalability
  • Talent development
  • Quality engineering
  • Strategic planning

Yogesh Karachiwala

Associate VP of Software Engineering, India

Yogesh Karachiwala is a seasoned technology leader with a critical focus on complex enterprise and carrier software solutions. With a rich heritage in advanced solutions architecture, development, testing, and deployment, Yogesh has a knack for enterprise, SDN, cloud, Wi-Fi, and network management. His previous experience includes his work with Ericsson, Qualcomm, 2Wire, and a string of Silicon Valley startups.

  • Design & dev maestro
  • Complex project leadership
  • Sun-certified java professional
  • Network management systems
  • Advanced solutions architect

Suhas Phartale

Sr. Director of Software Engineering, India

Suhas Phartale is a seasoned IT professional with over 18+ years of IT experience in networking, cloud controllers, and network management systems. His portfolio of leading enterprise and carrier product development includes leading technology enterprises like - Ericsson, BelAir Networks, 2Wire, among others. Suhas has architected, designed, and led the development of advanced 3GPP-compliant Wi-Fi network access, control, and management solutions.

  • Security and cloud specialist
  • Network management systems
  • Engineering mentor
  • Startup mindset for delivery
  • Hands-on contributions

Raseel Bhagat

Senior Director of Engineering, India

Raseel Bhagat has a professional experience spanning 15+ years where he has led multiple system software development, networking, and cloud solutions architecture projects for hi-tech Startup and Enterprise companies. He offers a crucial skillset leveraged by numerous Fortune 500 companies in domains like - cloud security, cloud analytics, cloud infrastructure, and IoT. Zymr entrusts Raseel with delivering robust, highly available, and innovative products.

  • Business development expert
  • Marketing & client interactions
  • Cutting-edge technologies
  • Cloud computing & DevOps
  • Agile methodology

Nanda Kishore Behra

Director of Engineering

Nanda Kishore Behra is a technology leader and full-stack architect who has succeeded in various software product/platform engineering roles in diverse business verticals such as banking, IoT, automobiles, office automation & hospital management. Proficient in digital transformation & enabling technologies & processes around development, testing, integration, DevOps, performance, and security.

  • Enterprise products & solutions
  • Product development lifecycle
  • Enterprise app integration (EAI)
  • Testing: FR and NFR
  • Evangelizing strategies

Nikunj Patel

Director of Engineering

Nikunj Patel holds a cloud-savvy software professional experience in vertical domains like Wi-Fi and network management, FinTech, and cloud security. His rich experience includes - cloud architecture, designing scalable, high-performance, and secure cloud-native platforms, along with organizing and managing high-performance agile development teams.

  • Distributed apps expert
  • Rich experience in cloud
  • Cloud-native platforms
  • Managing agile development

Viral Khetani

Director of Engineering

Viral Khetani is a certified scrum master and a Microsoft-certified professional. His technical understanding in the roles of a product owner and a business analyst for cloud enterprise applications goes across various domains with a specialization in HealthTech. Viral has had a glorious track record of accomplishments in understanding, defining, shaping, and delivering client business requirements.

  • Result-oriented development
  • Product architecture & design
  • Dev & delivery for cloud apps
  • Certified scrum master
  • MS certified professional

Ashish Sharma

Director of Marketing

Ashish Sharma holds crucial experience in orchestrating complex marketing deliveries in a multi-faceted and dynamic business environment for the IT industry. His expertise, backed by a solid academic background, allows him to successfully build, lead, and transform a multi-cultural team to deliver impactful, measurable results across brands and businesses. Ashish has cultivated deep expertise spanning global marketing management, business, and strategy.

  • CXO-level marketing
  • Enterprises and ISVs marketing
  • Niche in go-to-market
  • Entrepreneur marketing
  • Value-driven marketing

Kalyan Maharana

Director of Sales Ops, India

Kalyan Maharana has over 18 years of experience driving inside sales, lead generation farming, and closing accounts. He is a techno-commercial leader with a strong entrepreneurial drive and talent to achieve business goals through leveraging technology and innovation. Kalyan has developed a reputation for acquiring and hunting accounts with next-gen initiatives in IT infrastructure, Security, Automation, and IIoT.

  • Lead generation farming
  • Digitalization CTO functions
  • Driving sales & lead-gen
  • Campaigns for U.S. & Europe
CEO, Silicon Valley

Haresh Kumbhani leads Zymr’s solution architecture and technology strategy. A hands-on technical leader and serial entrepreneur, Haresh brings decades of complex product development and deployment experience. He has successfully developed multiple $100M+ software product lines for enterprises like Cisco, Qualcomm, and Novell, in addition to numerous Silicon Valley startups. For Zymr, Haresh offers a deep commitment to the holistic development of engineering talent.

  • Technical thought leader
  • M.S. New York University
  • M.B.A. Santa Clara University
  • Serial tech entrepreneur
  • Enterprise architect
  • World traveler and history buff
Chief Business Officer, Silicon Valley

Ashok Desai oversees all business development for Zymr, including go-to-market initiatives and strategic partnerships. A serial entrepreneur and veteran of enterprise systems and solutions, Ashok has grown and managed $100M+ businesses for global multinationals, including Oracle, Silicon Graphics, Sasken, and Symphony Teleca.

  • Serial entrepreneur
  • Exec. M.B.A. Stanford University
  • Strategizing growth
  • Leading business strategies
  • Partner services strategies
  • Leading site support strategy
Chief Operating Officer, India

Ashwin Kumbhani holds significant entrepreneurial, technical, and operational experience. He has helped global organizations with complex operations, including - finance, corporate governance, human resources, legal, taxation, and administration. For Zymr, Ashwin brings the essential professional experience needed for creating a highly productive office environment throughout the ongoing market disruptions.

  • Recruiting quality talent
  • Ensuring merit-based culture
  • Philanthropist
  • Entrepreneur
  • B.E. University of Baroda
Chief Sales Officer, Silicon Valley

Sanjeev Viswanath leads the US sales organization and helms the leadership, direction, and executive vision necessary for alignment with the company’s financial and strategic goals. His more than two decades of sales and business management experience has enabled him to reliably take responsibility for executing go-to-market strategies, building sales teams, and developing strategic partnerships.

  • Business management expert
  • Digitally-driven transformation
  • Hitech and retail authority
  • Organizational transformation
  • Revenue growth & profitability
Vice President of Sales, Europe

Vinod Ghorpade has an extensive experience as an IT executive with business leadership, operations management, technology delivery, and consulting skills. At Zymr, he is responsible for driving our growth strategy, spearheading customer acquisition initiatives, and driving partnerships and alliances. He brings along critical sales experience and a strong track record of developing new markets, setting up new practices, and driving account-based growth.

  • New business development
  • P&L and account management
  • GTM for new geographies
  • Sales cycle management
  • People management
Associate VP of Software Engineering, India

Jay Kumbhani offers a wealth of experience in results-driven software design and solutions architecture. His previous experience includes co-founding application/product development startup, Apprika, where he ensured the business feasibility of proposed technology solutions—working across domains including NMS, Datacenter, SDN, Security, e-commerce, and enterprise mobility.

  • Executive leadership
  • Technology management
  • Automation and scalability
  • Talent development
  • Quality engineering
  • Strategic planning
Associate VP of Software Engineering, India

Yogesh Karachiwala is a seasoned technology leader with a critical focus on complex enterprise and carrier software solutions. With a rich heritage in advanced solutions architecture, development, testing, and deployment, Yogesh has a knack for enterprise, SDN, cloud, Wi-Fi, and network management. His previous experience includes his work with Ericsson, Qualcomm, 2Wire, and a string of Silicon Valley startups.

  • Design & dev maestro
  • Complex project leadership
  • Sun-certified java professional
  • Network management systems
  • Advanced solutions architect
Sr. Director of Software Engineering, India

Suhas Phartale is a seasoned IT professional with over 18+ years of IT experience in networking, cloud controllers, and network management systems. His portfolio of leading enterprise and carrier product development includes leading technology enterprises like - Ericsson, BelAir Networks, 2Wire, among others. Suhas has architected, designed, and led the development of advanced 3GPP-compliant Wi-Fi network access, control, and management solutions.

  • Security and cloud specialist
  • Network management systems
  • Engineering mentor
  • Startup mindset for delivery
  • Hands-on contributions
Senior Director of Engineering, India

Raseel Bhagat has a professional experience spanning 15+ years where he has led multiple system software development, networking, and cloud solutions architecture projects for hi-tech Startup and Enterprise companies. He offers a crucial skillset leveraged by numerous Fortune 500 companies in domains like - cloud security, cloud analytics, cloud infrastructure, and IoT. Zymr entrusts Raseel with delivering robust, highly available, and innovative products.

  • Business development expert
  • Marketing & client interactions
  • Cutting-edge technologies
  • Cloud computing & DevOps
  • Agile methodology
Director of Engineering

Nanda Kishore Behra is a technology leader and full-stack architect who has succeeded in various software product/platform engineering roles in diverse business verticals such as banking, IoT, automobiles, office automation & hospital management. Proficient in digital transformation & enabling technologies & processes around development, testing, integration, DevOps, performance, and security.

  • Enterprise products & solutions
  • Product development lifecycle
  • Enterprise app integration (EAI)
  • Testing: FR and NFR
  • Evangelizing strategies
Director of Engineering

Nikunj Patel holds a cloud-savvy software professional experience in vertical domains like Wi-Fi and network management, FinTech, and cloud security. His rich experience includes - cloud architecture, designing scalable, high-performance, and secure cloud-native platforms, along with organizing and managing high-performance agile development teams.

  • Distributed apps expert
  • Rich experience in cloud
  • Cloud-native platforms
  • Managing agile development
Director of Engineering

Viral Khetani is a certified scrum master and a Microsoft-certified professional. His technical understanding in the roles of a product owner and a business analyst for cloud enterprise applications goes across various domains with a specialization in HealthTech. Viral has had a glorious track record of accomplishments in understanding, defining, shaping, and delivering client business requirements.

  • Result-oriented development
  • Product architecture & design
  • Dev & delivery for cloud apps
  • Certified scrum master
  • MS certified professional
Director of Marketing

Ashish Sharma holds crucial experience in orchestrating complex marketing deliveries in a multi-faceted and dynamic business environment for the IT industry. His expertise, backed by a solid academic background, allows him to successfully build, lead, and transform a multi-cultural team to deliver impactful, measurable results across brands and businesses. Ashish has cultivated deep expertise spanning global marketing management, business, and strategy.

  • CXO-level marketing
  • Enterprises and ISVs marketing
  • Niche in go-to-market
  • Entrepreneur marketing
  • Value-driven marketing
Director of Sales Ops, India

Kalyan Maharana has over 18 years of experience driving inside sales, lead generation farming, and closing accounts. He is a techno-commercial leader with a strong entrepreneurial drive and talent to achieve business goals through leveraging technology and innovation. Kalyan has developed a reputation for acquiring and hunting accounts with next-gen initiatives in IT infrastructure, Security, Automation, and IIoT.

  • Lead generation farming
  • Digitalization CTO functions
  • Driving sales & lead-gen
  • Campaigns for U.S. & Europe