Ashok Bhavnani is an IT professional with over 24 years of diverse experience
ranging from strategic business development, Software Product Development
& Management, implementation project management, and cross cultural people
management in the Financial Software & Services industry. Ashok has overseen
numerous enterprise-wide projects with insurance companies such as Royal Sun
Alliance, Generali, Yasuda, Allianz, Mitsui, Sumitomo, Berkeley and HDFC
across Asia-Pacific - including Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia,
Thailand, India and Pakistan.
Ashok received his B. Tech in Electrical Engineering from MS University,
Baroda, and his MBA from IIM Bangalore
Basu - Head, Delivery & Pre-sales
Surajit Basu is an IT consultant with over 20 years of experience in design, development and implementation of enterprise-wide solutions in different industries, especially insurance. With
his broad range of technical experience, project management skills across the entire lifecycle of IT solutions,and cross-cultural management and leadership skills, he has managed several projects from conceptualisation to execution.
Working closely with insurance companies such as Max New York Life, Canara HSBC OBC Life Insurance, Edelweiss Tokio Mario Life Insurance, L&T Insurance, Allianz AG General Insurance, Mitsui Marine Insurance, Sumitomo Fire & General Insurance, Tokio Marine General, Standard Life
and HDFC Life, Basu has led over 20 enterprise-wide projects across Asia-Pacific - including Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia,
Thailand, Pakistan and India.
Basu received his B. Tech in Computer Science from IIT Kanpur, and his MBA from IIM Calcutta. He has published several papers on Insurance practices in a variety of journals.
Kumar Chinnappan- Head, New Initiatives
Kumar is an IT consultant with over 17 years of experience in IT Industry. This includes Design/Architecture, development and Implementation of various insurance software products as well as DW/BI solutions. He has extensive pre-sales and delivery experience in the ASEAN countries, India, Hong Kong and Taiwan in the Insurance[Life, P&C] and Telecom domains. He has executed multiple Insurance Product Implementation projects and Insurance/Telecom DW[Data Warehousing] / BI [Business Intelligence] projects.
He is one of the Founder Member of Ibexi Solutions. He is an Engineering graduate with MBA from IIM, Bangalore.
Anil Juriasingani - Country Manager, Singapore
Anil is an IT consulting professional with expertise in the life insurance and property & casualty domains. With more than 12 years of experience in insurance, Anil has handled projects including core PAS implementation, BI/DWH and consulting across the APAC geography. Anil has experience in design and analysis of enterprise-wide insurance solutions. Some of the clients he has worked on are HDFC Standard Life, Birla Sunlife, Reliance, L&T Insurance, Dai-ichi, Direct Asia.
He is currently focussed on growing IBEXI's footprint in the APAC region. Anil is an engineering graduate with post graduation in business management specialising in finance from University of Mumbai.
Sadasivan Kalidas - Head, IDIT Practice
Sadasivan Kalidas is an IT Consultant with more than 18 years of experience in consulting, design, development and project management of software solutions - mostly in Insurance industry. He has extensive experience in solution designing and architecture, IT Project Management, Process Management along the SDLC, ITIL frame work, system integration, vendor management, client relationship management, operations management, configuration management, business requirement analysis, system design & development, life cycle & build management, stress functional and regression testing. His experiences include Green Field implementation of Policy Admin System (INGENIUM) and Allied systems for Major Life Insurers in India and Japan, Maintenance and solution consulting and designing for future growth in business for Web based and Servicing Portals, IT outsourcing analysis & transition to steady state AMO of core applications for global insurers (life and non life) based out of North America, and implementing Global Development of Product Development from USA to INDIA in the Group Life and HRO space.
He is certified in IBM technologies from IBM Global Services. He is also certified in LOMA level 1.
Rintu Patnaik - Head, BI Practice
Rintu is an IT professional with over 15 years of overall experience, including 8 years of US and other international experience in technology management,
consulting and services in domains like analytics, business process & applications and technology in insurance, healthcare and financial services.
Rintu has completed his B Tech from IT-BHU and his PGDBM from XLRI.
Anand Sriram- Head, Consulting Practice and INGENIUM Practice
Anand Sriram is an IT professional with over 18 years of techno-functional experience, in Insurance, Banking, Health care &
eGovernance domains. He has rich experience in product development, consulting, managing large development and maintenance projects in the Onsite
Offshore model across various geographies and has executed projects for clients like National Bank of Bahrain, Yorkshire Building Society, Blue Cross
Blue Shield and Royal Bank of Canada -Insurance. He has previously worked with LIC, CMC Ltd/TCS, Satyam Computers and iGate Global solutions Pvt Ltd.
Anand has received his B.Sc from Osmania University, Hyderabad and PGCCA from ESCI-CMC Ltd, Hyderabad.
Surya Kanta Brahma - Principal Consultant-Technical
Surya Kanta Brahma is an entrepreneurial technology leader with over 20 years of experience in development and implementation of
enterprise applications and web portals in addition to data centre management. He has also executed projects in e-learning, intranet, security, CAD/CAM
and engineering applications. He has experience in building systems and processes from scratch. His domain expertise spreads across various sectors like
manufacturing, steel, chemical, pharmacy,education and finance. He has worked with IBM Global Business Services, Atul Limited and Steel Authority of India
Limited. He was also one of the founder members in Knowledge Venture - an e learning initiative which was a pioneer in conducting online examinations,
and built the portal for Sify. He is a graduate from IIT Kanpur and holds a post graduate diploma in Financial Management from IGNOU.
He is also PMP certified from PMI.
Ketan Gandhi - Senior Consultant
Ketan Gandhi is an IT professional with over 20 years of diverse experience ranging from Software Product implementation, project management,
business analysis in the Financial Software & Services industry. For the last six years he has focused on the Insurance industry. He is experienced as a business
analyst, a project manager and a trainer. He has led several BI projects.
Ketan is a B Sc Chem from Mithibai College, Mumbai Univ. and he has completed his Hons Diploma in Systems Mgmt from NIIT.
Sameer Bhadekar - Head, Pre Sales
Sameer is an IT consultant with expertise in Insurance Domain- both Life and General. Sameer has previously worked in
insurance and IT companies in a variety of business and IT roles: Accenture, Mphasis, ICICI Lombard General Insurance as an Underwriter,
Birla Sun Life Insurance in Sales.He has also been involved in various IT projects for insurance : at AIG Brazil, The Hartford, Life
Insurance Corporation (India). Sameer has wide experience in analysis, design and development of enterprise-wide solutions for the insurance industry.
Sameer received his BE (Production) and MBA (Finance) from Mumbai University. He has an INS certification in General Insurance from American Institute for CPCU.
Bina Bhavnani - CFO and Head, HR
Bina Bhavnani is an IT professional with a finance specialisation and over 21 years of diverse experience ranging from consulting,
design, development and project management of software solutions. She has over 10 years of experience in Corporate Finance and HR.
Bina received her B. Com and MMS in Finance from University of Mumbai.