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Mr. Suraj Moraje
Mr. Sujraj Moraje is a Director of Conneqt Business Solutions Limited. Suraj is the Executive Director & Group CEO at Quess, Suraj will be responsible for growing the technology-led strategy and culture at Quess Corp. A BE graduate from the National Institute of Technology in Surat, and a PGDM from the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad, he spent two decades working at McKinsey & Company before joining Quess. During his tenure, he played an instrumental role in establishing the Firm’s African Tech Media and Telecom practice, and transforming the Philippines Office as the Managing Partner for the country. He also served on the Firm’s global new Partner election committee, and as a Senior Partner
Mr. Guruprasad Srinivasan
Guruprasad Srinivasan is the Director of Conneqt Business Solutions Limited. Associated with Quess since its inception in 2007, he has over 20 years of experience in the service industry across Strategy, Sales, Business Development, Planning and Operations. He oversees verticals such as logistics, special businesses, and People and Services at Quess. Prior to joining Quess, he worked with Adecco Flexione Workforce Solutions Limited as GM – Payroll and Services where he was responsible for handling process implemntation, new business initiatives and quality control. His professional tenure also includes a stint at Hewitt Associates where he served as the Client Delivery Manager. Prior to joining Hewitt, he worked with GE Medical systems for over 5 years where he handled finance functions. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the Bangalore University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Karnataka State Open University. He also holds a Stanford Ignite Certification from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Mr. Pinaki Kar
Pinaki Kar is a Director of Conneqt Business Solutions Limited. Pinaki Kar serves as the President of the Global Technology Solutions Business of Quess Corp Ltd, and spearheads the entire portfolio of IT Services & Consulting, Business Process Management and Customer Life Cycle management businesses across India, US, Canada and Singapore. Pinaki is also the CEO of MFX Services, a platform based digital services company providing deep domain led IT solutions for the P&C Insurance sector, based in US. Pinaki has 24 years of experience in the industry and has an exemplary track record of driving growth in Global Technology Services. In his last assignment with Zensar Technologies, Pinaki was the President & Chief Executive of Infrastructure Management & Cloud Solutions. Prior to joining Zensar, Pinaki had an enriching stint of 17 years with Wipro, and was the CEO & President of Wipro Infocrossing, which was the largest cross border acquisition done in the Indian IT industry at that time. Before that, he had the opportunity to execute a gamut of roles in Wipro spanning P&L leadership, Geography Head, Sales & Marketing, M&A, Corporate Development & Strategy. Pinaki holds a Bachelor’s degree in Production Engineering from Jadavpur University and a PGDBM from XLRI Jamshedpur. He has been a keynote speaker in leading industry forums like Gartner Summit and IDC Conclave. He has also represented the Indian IT Industry as a member of the Prime Minister’s business delegation as part of his state visit. Pinaki has worked and lived in North America, Middle East and Asia, and is currently based in New Jersey, US.
Mr. Anand Ramakrishnan
Anand Ramakrishnan is a Director of Conneqt Business Solutions Limited. He is also the CEO of the Infrastructure Managed Services Business of Quess Corp Limited. Anand brings in a rich experience of more than 19 years of Business Strategy, Leadership and P&L Management. Anand enjoys setting up and growing new businesses and he finds the challenge exciting. During his career, Anand has worked in many reputed organizations such as Wipro, HCL, CMS IT Services and Sonata Software. Prior to joining Quess, Anand was the Chief Strategy Officer in CMS IT Services, where he was responsible for the growth of new businesses and geographies. Anand was the Business Head for the Infrastructure Managed Services and Cloud businesses in HCL Info systems where he was responsible for setting up and growing the IMS business. He spent more than a decade in Wipro, where he was instrumental in growing the Total Outsourcing and Cloud Computing businesses. Anand is an avid speaker and has spoken in multiple events like the NASSCOM CEO Summit, CII Leadership Forum, Business Technology Summit, Datacenter Summit, etc. Anand is a Mechanical Engineering Graduate and an MBA from TAPMI.
Mr. Kuruvilla Markose
Kuruvilla Markose is a Director of Conneqt Business Solutions Limited and also the Chief Digital Officer of Titan Company Limited. Previously, he was responsible for driving business excellence across the Tata companies. Kuruvilla is a graduate in Agriculture from the College of Agriculture, Trivandrum, Kerala and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi.
Mr. Ajit S Krishnakumar
Ajit Krishnakumar is a Director of Conneqt Business Solutions Limited. He is Senior Vice President in the Chairman’s Office at Tata Sons. Before he was at Tata Sons, Ajit worked as an investment banker and has eighteen years of experience in planning and executing strategic transactions across a variety of industries, in multiple countries. Ajit holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Hartford and a Master’s degree in Business from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.
Mr. Sanjay Anandaram
Non-Executive, Independent Director
Sanjay Anandaram is an Independent Director of Conneqt Business Solutions Limited, Independent Director of Terrier Security Services and Independent Director at Quess Corp since December 2015. Sanjay has over 30 years of experience as a corporate executive, investor, teacher, and advisor to funds and entrepreneurs. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Jadavpur University in Kolkata and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
Ms. Lakshmi Sarada. R
Non-Executive, Independent Director
Ms. Lakshmi Sarada. R is an Independent Director of Conneqt Business Solution Limited. Lakshmi Sarada has vast exposure in the field of Secretarial, Finance, Direct and Indirect Taxation. Lakshmi Sarada has given expert opinions and advisory services on Company Law matters. Lakshmi Sarada has represented before NCLT, RBI and Reginal Director on several matters. Lakshmi Sarada is a qualified Company Secretary, Associate member of Insurance Institute of India and holds a Bachelor Degree in Commerce. Lakshmi Sarada is level 3 Certified Member in NCFM conducted by NSEIT.
At Conneqt Business Solutions, all our leaders are innovation pioneers with the experience, agility, and courage to drive the organization forward.
Mr. Neeraj Tandon
Chief Executive Officer
Neeraj Tandon is the chief executive officer at Conneqt Business Solutions Ltd. Serving as CEO since 2018, Neeraj led the company through a smooth transition from Tata BSS to Conneqt. He had built a culture of Performance Orientation, Agility and Better Execution that helped Conneqt grow at twice the industry growth rate and improve margins. His focus on Employee Engagement and Customer Satisfaction has helped improve both Employee Engagement scores and Client NPS. He is making large bets on Process Automation and Digital Process Outsourcing to repurpose the organization for the future. Prior to joining Conneqt, Neeraj held executive positions across technology & outsourcing majors including HCL, IBM, ACI Computers & HP. He was also the Co-founder of mPayGo Internet Services, a FinTech start-up. In his 30 years long career he is credited with being an entrepreneurial self-starter who has done business across the globe by creating practice-led transformational value propositions for his clients. Neeraj is an alumnus of IIT Delhi and IIM Bangalore.
Mr. Naozer Dalal
Chief Operating Officer
Naozer is the Chief Operating Officer, Conneqt. In this role, Naozer applies his executive leadership strength to our delivery function’s overall strategy, planning, operations, and key transformational initiatives. Besides being responsible for India BFSI Sales/Account Management and building practices he also oversees Corporate Support Functions of IT, Facilities, Corporate Quality, and Transitions. With 29 years of experience in Banking and BPO, he drives business execution excellence. Before joining Conneqt, Naozer served as the chief executive officer of e-Nxt Financials Ltd (a TATA Enterprise), Executive Director at Prudential Process Management Services Ltd & COO at Standard Chartered Bank group. Naozer has completed his PGDM with specialization in Finance and Marketing from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.
Mr. Jays Chandy
Chief HR Officer
As CHRO, Jays oversees the overall people strategy for Conneqt.He is not only responsible for on-boarding, developing, retaining talent but also in creating a culture of performance and camaraderie. He has always been an expert in establishing a work environment that balances both human compassion and sophisticated techniques. Jays has about 25 years of experience across a wide spectrum of industry in areas of Human Resources, Total Quality Management and IT Implementation. He moved to CBSL from Quess Corp.Prior to that he had held leadership positions at Cleartrip.com, Madura Fashion and Lifestyle (Aditya Birla Group), Mind tree and Taj Group of Hotels. His passion made him do a stint in HR Consulting. By education Jays is a B. Tech in Electronics & Communication and an M. Tech in Management Studies from IISc. Bangalore.
Mr. A S Krishnan
Chief Financial Officer
Krishnan is Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Conneqt. In this role, he is responsible for all aspects of the Finance function at Conneqt that includes financial planning and analysis, accounting, tax, and corporate strategy. He has over 21 years’ experience across industries and prior to joining Conneqt, he served in a variety of finance leadership roles in Tata Projects and Blue Star.
Mrs. Vrushali Kulkarni
Chief Delivery Officer
Vrushali is the Chief Delivery Officer at Conneqt Business Solutions. In her current role, she heads the delivery organization, and works closely with teams to enhance the project delivery organization, while developing a robust methodology to augment the brand reputation. She joined Conneqt in 2007 and served as the Senior Vice President Operations and headed various clusters including Automotive, BFSI, Government, Media, DTH and Retail. She has a rich experience of over 32 years and began her career with State Bank of India as a probationary officer where she handled the Corporate and Retail Credit along with Branch Management for more than 21 years. Vrushali holds a B.Sc. in Microbiology and CAIIB. She also earned Master’s in Business Administration from IIM Calcutta. She has a Visharad degree in Bharatanatyam, is an exponent of Kathak and enjoys playing Sitar.
Mr. Thompson P Gnanam
Chief Digital Business Officer
Thompson is the Chief Digital Business Officer at Conneqt, and in this role he is building and leading the company’s Digital Business Unit with a vision to be a global leader in providing end-to-end, Outcome-driven business processes through seamless integration of Humanoid and Human Beings through digital technology orchestration. In his long accomplished career of over 26+ years, Thompson has worked for the leading names in the IT, ITES and Telecom, Media & entertainment industry. Being a software engineer followed his natural entrepreneur instinct to establish a career in sales, operational excellence and business P/L management. He built, transformed and optimized global shared services for Hewlett Packard and also managed the P/L of the regional business units of HP’s Personal System Group. At Vodafone India, he managed P/L roles for Exclusive retail, CX leadership roles for TN region and Outsourced partner governance. Thompson also headed the global sales and marketing function for Hexaware BPS and Conneqt (Formerly Tata BSS). He built the integrated IT+BPO and BPaaS as a Business lines for these organizations and created the sales engines for them to build their future revenues. He was the MD and CEO for the Lebara group in India and Asia and helped the launch of incubation hub for start- ups, innovation, global delivery hubs and enabled the group to be transformed through merger and acquisitions. Thompson is computer science engineer from college of engineering Guindy, Chennai.