G V Kumar brings to Megasoft over twenty four years of experience in IT & Telecom industries. He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of XIUS. Before joining XIUS he held various senior management positions at Godrej Group of India. His last assignment with them was for more than three years as CEO, Godrej Telecom Ltd. While at Godrej, he played key role in setting up of new companies and joint ventures, launching new business & product lines and forging International Alliances. He is credited with the turning around of many business divisions of Godrej, including Godrej Telecom. GV had also been a part time Marketing Faculty for second Year MBA students of Bombay University for 5 years.
He is an Electrical Engineer with Post Graduate degree in Management.
Anish Mathew is a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) from the University of Delhi and a PGDM from the Xavier Institute of Management.
He brings to Megasoft nearly two decades of experience in investing in Indian and international capital markets. He was previously the Deputy Chief Investment Officer (Asia Pacific ex Japan) at Societe Generale Asset Management (SGAM) where he was responsible for overseeing the management of regional and country funds in excess of USD 2 billion. Prior to joining SGAM, he was Director, Fund Management at Deutsche Asset Management in Singapore where he was responsible for investing in Emerging Asian equity markets for the Group.
Kalyan V Sivalenka, CFA is the Founder & MD of Springforth. He is a successful entrepreneur who established Springforth Investment Managers & Springforth Capital Advisors with a view to build a mid-market framed investment firm.
Kalyan has a vast experience in investments, entrepreneurship, mentoring, corporate finance, private wealth management & i-banking, and had prior corporate experience with reputed banks like CITI, HDFC & Kotak Mahindra..
A judicious finance & investment advisory professional who believes in strong ethical & professional conduct of business. Kalyan has been actively mentoring & consulting organizations through his sharp business instincts & wide network that helps put clients & the organizations on strategic optima.
Kalyan is a Charter holder from CFA Institute, USA, Co-chair of Programming & Continuing education, CFA Society India & Charter member of TiE. He was pre-placement mentor for IIT-Chennai & guest lecturer at various Business Schools.
Apart from being an academician & executor, he is an accomplished orator, enjoys theatre & traveling. He has a voracious appetite for learning & is fascinated by the domains of Behavioral Economics & Financial Quant.
Anil practices as an independent professional helping firms build growth capability through his customized learning and consulting solutions. He is a PGDM and Fellow from IIM, Ahmedabad and combines strong industry and academic experience.
His industry experience includes management accounts, business development and financial accounting assignments with Smithkline Beecham Consumer Health Limited, Delhi from 1983 to 1986 and executive (Business Head) responsibilities with Scientific Engineering (P) Limited, Hyderabad from 1989 to 1990. He has served as a Professor of Finance at the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) for about 12 years.
Anil has also done consulting assignments in the energy sector in India. He was an honorary member of the Study Committee on Financing the Global Energy Sector- the Task Ahead, World Energy Council, London, UK during 1996-97 and has subsequently worked with them on Pricing of Energy in Developing Countries. Anil has worked on training and consulting assignments world-wide.
He has served a term on the Board of Directors of Andhra Bank and has worked as a member of Technical Experts Committee for Restructuring of Punjab and Sind Bank. Anil has been a member of Economic Affairs Council, CII Andhra Pradesh and member of Corporate Governance Committee of CII Southern Region.
Ms Leona Ambuja is a professional accountant having experience in the areas of Accounting, Taxation and Compliance.
Upendar is an Investment Manager at iLabs Group. He holds MBA Degree with specialisation in finance from Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science Engineering from JNTU - Hyderabad and FRM Certification from Global Association of Risk Professional.
Upendar has over 11 years of experience in project and structured finance in addition to 2 years of IT experience. He has executed transactions across sectors including Power (Renewable & Non-renewable), Roads, Manufacturing, Cement, Real estate, Ports, etc.
Prior to iLabs Group, Upendar was working as Vice President with Edelweiss Financial Services handling the wholesale and structured lending business. He also worked as Assistant Vice President with IL&FS Financial Services and Senior Manager with L&T Infrastructure Finance in the Project Finance Team. He has also worked as a Software Engineer with Tata Consultancy Services prior to his MBA.