Vidur V. BhogilalChairman
Vidur V. Bhogilal, Chairman of CIGNEX Datamatics has over 20 years of professional experience in strategic restructuring, M&A, corporate governance, finance, administration and legal. He plays a critical role in creating sustainable value for the organization through successful mergers, acquisitions, and joint venture partnerships. Vidur has managed several successful acquisitions, mergers, and restructuring in India, the US and the UK and played a key role in tax recoveries, forex management, financial planning and control and fund raising.
Before Datamatics, Vidur worked for organizations such as JP Morgan Stanley and Arthur Anderson, amongst others. Vidur is a gold medallist and a rank holder Chartered Accountant (CA) and Cost Accountant (ICWA) from India. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from the US. He is also a law graduate.
Harish RamachandranFounder & CEO - CIGNEX Datamatics
As a Founder Harish identifies solutions & services which are aligned with customer’s business strategy. With over 18 years of experience, Harish has been instrumental in his leadership with CIGNEX Datamatics in the areas of Delivery, Pre-sales, Partnerships / Alliances, and Marketing, as well as mergers and acquisitions. Strategic business is Harish’s passion and forte – his unique combination of business and technical skills help to quickly align with client expectations and ensure that CIGNEX Datamatics offering roadmaps are in-line with industry.
Prior to co-founding CIGNEX Datamatics, Harish served as technical lead at Cisco systems and Click Commerce.
Vincent SiegfriedGroup CEO
Vin Siegfried, Group Chief Executive Officer of CIGNEX Datamatics brings over 20 years of proven award-winning leadership and global industry experience of developing innovative solutions, growing operations and stabilizing new lines of business. Vin is passionate about driving disruptive change to grow the agile enterprise and meet the challenges of innovation. His areas of specialization include IT Strategy Formulation, leading edge Data Management Disciplines and Global Enterprise Platforms.
Prior to CIGNEX Datamatics, Vin served as CEO for Elevondata, helping clients in Data Management through the application of leading edge unique solutions. Vin has worked with Global Fortune 100 Financial Services firms as a Chief Architect and has held leadership roles in global enterprises.
He also currently serves as the Chief Operating and Technology officer at Atrocity Watch, a not-for-profit humanitarian organization, and is a trustee of The College of Westchester, a private college focusing on offering an affordable and effective education. Vin has also been recognized with the CIO Magazine award for Integrated Applications as well as IT Manager of the year award by Oracle Magazine.
Michael SilvermanCEO - Duo Consulting
As a Chief Executive officer and Founder of Duo Consulting, Michael brings over 30 years of global experience. Michael founded Duo Consulting in 1999, to focus on digital marketing and collaboration platforms using the Drupal Open Source CMS. He is an experienced entrepreneur, innovator and an enthusiastic adopter of new technologies.
Michael began his career in 1982, when he founded PinDot Products, a manufacturer of specialized wheelchairs and product for people with disabilities. Michael championed computer-aided design and manufacturing techniques and secured multiple patents before he sold to Invacare Corporation in 1995.
Along the way Michael wrote the book Capturing Community: How To Build, Manage, and Market Your Online Community that was published by CMI Press in 2012. He holds a Masters in Management from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Business and Bachelor’s in Physiology from SIU.
Rohit TandonCEO - Elevondata
Rohit Tandon, CEO, Elevondata has been on the leading edge of data with product management and solution delivery over the last 20 years. Prior to Elevondata, he was Oracle’s global product strategist and leader for the Master Data Management suite, and led its North American Data Warehousing/Business Intelligence consulting practice. Rohit also ran successful data management practices at PeopleSoft and Metamor Worldwide and authored multiple winning papers for TDWI competitions based on his practice work. He currently advises several Fortune 100 CIO’s and CDO’s on Big & Little Data and Data Modernization.
Rohit holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering from University of Arizona and a Bachelor's in Technology degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi.
Raja NagarajanChief Strategy Officer
Raja brings over 25 years of industry experience and proven strategic leadership to define and oversee the business strategy for the company.
Prior to CIGNEX Datamatics, Raja served as Senior VP, Global Operations of Ness Software Product LabsSM, a USD 100 Million+ Business Division of Ness Technologies, Inc. since 2008. He was instrumental in growing the business from inception through Apar’s acquisition by Ness Technologies and co-founding the Managed Labs division of Apar Infotech.
PKV SastryChief Operating Officer
PKV Sastry brings in 26 years of proven leadership and global industry experience in creating, growing & stabilizing new lines of business in enterprise applications services, industry verticals, products & solutions as well as emerging / digital solutions & services. His areas of specialization include IT transformation, large programs & customer relationship management, delivery / operations management, IT strategy formulation, enterprise applications implementations and digital enterprise solutions.
Prior to CIGNEX Datamatics, Sastry has served as BU Head – Travel & Hospitality and Head of Digital Enterprise for Growth Markets, India at TCS. Prior to 2008, Sastry was the Head of Oracle Universe / Enterprise Applications at HCL Technologies and CTO & IT Head at Murugappa group companies where he managed multi-geography ERP implementations.
Paul AnthonyPresident - Sales
Paul brings over 24 years of experience in the IT Industry focusing on general management, marketing and sales. He has a track record of growing businesses profitably, developing sustainable programs and driving sales in both the consumer and corporate segments. Paul’s role at CIGNEX Datamatics is to strengthen overall sales and partner relationships in addition to leading business development activities.
Prior to joining CIGNEX Datamatics, Paul served as Sales & Marketing Director – Asia for Sonoco. Before Sonoco, he worked with Hewlett-Packard for 16 long years in various worldwide, regional and country management roles, overseeing the imaging & printing business in Singapore and the Asian emerging markets. He was also associated with Tata-Elxi Singapore in past.
Paul holds a Master's degree in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and a Bachelor's degree in Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.
Rajesh DevidasaniEVP - Strategic Accounts
Rajesh is a Corporate Finance Executive with over 20 years of experience. He has a proven track record as a business and financial controller for private, funded, and publicly traded multinationals. He is an excellent leader with a record of improving financial performance, increasing productivity, and enhancing internal controls.
He was a Business Controller for Ness Global Services, Inc. and headed its finance operations for North America.He also served as Manager of Commercial and Finance and then as a Business Controller with Siemens Ltd. in India.
Ashish JainVP - Finance
Ashish is a Chartered Accountant with over 16 years of rich experience in finance, accounts, compliance, business planning/budgeting, mergers/acquisitions & strategic alliances. His expertise includes conceptualizing & implementing financial procedures, maintenance & finalization of accounts, audits, working capital management, profit monitoring, financial restructuring and building internal financial controls. Ashish is also serving as CFO for Lumina Datamatics – a group company of Datamatics.
Prior to Datamatics, Ashish has worked in various finance roles at companies such as Hapag Lloyd Global Services, Mahindra Lifespace Developers, Tata Internet and AV Birla Group - Grasim Industries. Ashish holds a CA degree and certifications from Six Sigma Black Belt and ISO as a Lead Auditor.
Dawn M. PivovarHead HR, US
Dawn is an accomplished Human Resources professional recognized for excellent strategic, tactical and consultative business skills, and the ability to successfully impact business development, corporate transformation and positive change within different work environments. Dawn’s background and expertise is; Talent Acquisition, M&A, Outsourcing, Global experience, HR program implementation, organizational redesign and managing HR teams.
Prior to CIGNEX Datamatics, as a seasoned HR Professional Dawn spent many years at AT&T. After her career with AT&T she held a variety of senior level HR roles, all within IT, ranging from start-up, mid-size and large global enterprises; all requiring the ability to work and communicate effectively with senior management.
Laury ChimerofskyAccount Director
Laury focuses on our largest accounts with a goal to develop deep and wide relationships, increasing our current engagement with existing business, and developing new areas for growth. He has concentrated on all aspects of solution selling including professional consulting services, managed outsource services, support & maintenance solutions, business process solutions, and of course software development solutions to name a few.
Laury has worked for large companies like HP, and Infosys as well as smaller companies. He also worked as an alliance manager and partnered with several large companies such as Cisco, EMC, Canon, and IBM.
Ankita SinghVP & Head HR
Ankita comes with 14+ years of cross cultural experience in HR, specializing in organizational development, employee engagement, learning and development and change management. She drives HR transformational strategies as a “Business Partner” across varied geographies including building organizational set-ups, policies, processes to achieve varied objectives such as growth, cost optimisation, etc.
Prior to joining CIGNEX Datamatics, during her last stint as Head - Employee Relations, OD & Fun @ Work in Datamatics Global Services Limited, she handled talent management, R&R, employee life cycle and change management !
Hariharan RamadossVP, Consulting
Hari is involved in IT strategy formulation / blueprinting, business process optimization, design and roll-out of IT governance and delivery processes to key client accounts and managing / growing consulting service lines. With over 18 years of experience which includes 13 years in IT, Hari is a key player in in setting up Centers of Excellence (CoE) and leading / mentoring geographically distributed teams to deliver peak performance.
Prior to joining CIGNEX Datamatics, he was the Practice Head for Consulting Services group at HCL Technologies. Hari’s stint prior to HCL was at Mphasis and Ramco Systems where he played leadership role in development and management of enterprise class process management platform and supply chain management product respectively.
Anurag SethVP, Big Data Analytics
Anurag's systems design experience with his flair and passion for data analytics helps CIGNEX Datamatics to create and nurture competency and creating strategic assets in IOT/Big-Data & Mobility space. Anurag also has a great connectivity & recognition within industry and academia. He served on the board of the VLSI Lab at IIT Kharagpur, was the general chair of the international conference on VLSI Design & Embedded Systems (2009) and still continues to serve on the steering committee of the conference.
Prior to CIGNEX Datamatics, Anurag initiated a start-up focussed on health data analytics with special focus on chronic disease care. Anurag has around 24 years of deep technology background in semiconductor/EDA industry like Motorola/ Freescale Semiconductors, Cadence Design Systems & Kawasaki Microelectronics.
Jacob MathewSales Director- UK
Jacob is focused on acquiring new customers in UK. He has over 18 years of experience in selling complex software solutions covering areas such as ECM, Document Management, Quality Management Systems, Social Collaboration applications within UK, EMEA and India across various highly regulated and non-regulated industry sectors.
He has also presented and spoken at diverse venues such as DIA, Generic Pharmaceutical Contract Manufactures and Bio Outsourcing Strategies conferences in UK and Europe.
Prior to CIGNEX Datamatics, Jacob has worked in organizations such as Tata Information Systems Ltd (TISL), Cisco India Pvt. Ltd., KX Network Solutions Ltd, HighQ Solutions Ltd and Formpipe Software AB.
Gopi Krishna V AkellaAVP, Sales – USA
Gopi brings over 13 years of proven leadership and global industry experience in developing and executing Sales Strategies, Operations & Marketing, Consulting, Partner Management, Client Relationship Management & Large Deal Commercial Constructs across multiple geographies - US, APAC, Middle East and India. At CIGNEX Datamatics, Gopi is currently responsible for creating and driving new business and Go-To-Market strategies in US geography. Before this, he was instrumental in expanding CIGNEX Datamatics’ business footprint in India, Middle East & APAC regions; acquired strategic business and managed key relationships with both clients and technology partners.
Prior to joining CIGNEX Datamatics, Gopi has worked with HCL Technologies and generated several multi-year, multi-million transformational deals across manufacturing and consumer verticals. He also got awarded “Outstanding Achiever” in Sales for two consecutive years at HCL. He started career as a Research Analyst and has authored more than 5 research papers that got published in IEEE journals and conferences.
Patsi CarrOffice Manager - USA
Patsi has 20+ years of experience with various organizations such as Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford Hospital School of Medicine, Santa Clara Valley Water District. At CIGNEX Datamatics, Patsi is responsible for organising and supervising all of the administrative activities that facilitate the smooth running of an office.