Meet the Team

Shreedhara Shetty (Shree) brings with him over 23 years of global experience having managed the customer facing sales leadership roles in US, Japan, Europe and India. He built and led the multicultural sales team in all the Geo’s he got exposed to. He has managed the strategic relationship with leading clients globally and managed hunting teams selling IT Services, Telecom & Product Engineering Services and BPO/KPO services

Jim Shields

Advisory Board Member & Managing Director Religent UK Ltd

Jim Shields has been running large development, operations and support teams in multinationals and SME companies for over 25 years. A consistent and successful user of both outsourcing and offshore organisations, having built remote teams in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America. Having also worked for a global outsourcing company, he has a unique perspective of being both a user AND supplier of outsource / offshore resources. He is a strong leader with excellent coaching and motivational skills who is able to drive teams to deliver challenging programs successfully, at the same time as creating internal change and improvement.

Mr. Subhash Sharma has more than 20 years of international experience in outsourcing, offshoring in BPO and IT Services in senior management roles in the UK. Subhash is an alumni of IIT Kharagpur and IIM Ahmadabad. In the last 5 years he has been involved in start-up software services company in UK with delivery capabilities in India and east Europe particularly Bulgaria. In the past he has worked in large IT services companies such as Wipro and Tech Mahindra. He has extensive experience in sales and marketing IT services in UK and Europe.

Kimmo Solla

Advisory Board Member & Managing Director Religent Nordics

Kimmo Solla has worked over 20 years with global product and services organizations creating and delivering solutions for their IT and R&D departments across Europe. He has experience of strategic accounts management, building and leading regional business and entering into new lines of business in new geographies. During the past 10 years, Kimmo has worked for Indian IT and Engineering service providers and through that experience, developed valuable views on how European companies can best leverage the potential of Indian engineering talent.

Dr. A L Rao, joined Wipro as the founding member for the Technology business and led the pioneering effort of setting up the Product Engineering Business. Has held multiple executive positions in Wipro Technologies. As Wipro’s Chief Operating Office, he was responsible for CIO & CTO organization, Telecom Service Provider business and the Japan & China Geographies along with the Product Engineering business.

Mr. Per Selbekk, Currently the Managing Director of Woodside Capital Partners (WCP) in London was with TCS for one year as their consulting head for Telecom and HiTec vertical in Europe. Prior to that Per was the Managing Partner of Castlecrest Consultants Ltd (CCC). He advises leading Mobile Phone Manufacturers, Mobile Operators and large global Systems Integrators in many strategically important areas such as Business Strategy, Software Development best practices and Product Lifecycle Management. He has also worked with Tier 1 Telcos on next generation network rollout, identifying the services that will have the largest impact on revenue and customer demand.

Dr.K.G.Suresh is a pioneer in Japan-India business for about a quarter century years. He received Doctorate in Information Engineering from prestigious Tokyo Institute of Technology. He was instrumental for setting up many global development centers for top Japanese companies in Japan, Europe and in India through various collaborative models that are unique and specific in doing business with Japan. He strategically managed both the Japanese and Indian sides successfully in various positions. He is also adviser to various Japanese companies in India for setting up their operations, R&D centers and adviser to a prestigious Japanese government organization JETRO.

Venkatesh Hulikal has close to 30 years of experience in IT and Product engineering. In his last role as VP, Delivery at Wipro he led a team of 10000+ engineers. He brings in multifaceted experience of Sales , business development, practice building, delivery and operations having built a US$ 100 Million business from scratch. He has managed large outsourced product design projects involving end to end delivery of complex HW, SW and mechanical engineering design.