Leadership Team

With a combined experience of over 150 years in the area of Offshore, Technology, Management, Marketing, Mentoring, Relationship Management, our Core Management team’s experience has helped us grow exponentially each year. Each member of the team strengthens our organization with their unique skills, complementary vision and years of experience. The team exactly understands how our services help our customers run their businesses better, reducing costs and simplify processes. Each member of the team brings in acute business acumen which helps deliver projects and fuels our growth. Presence of domain experts on our advisory board helps us manage clients across the globe in more than 35 countries and also creating relationships in other parts of the world.

Verve Leadership Team

Leadership With Dynamic Experience

Executive & Sr. Management Team (INDIA)

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Chirendu Gupta

Managing Director
Chirendu Gupta heads Verve Systems as the Managing Director. With over 20+ years of experience in Software and particularly in the Offshore Software space, Chirendu has pioneered the software outsourcing processes and defined innovative business models for international markets. His past and current experience include Manufacturing Industry (Production), System Analysis, Quality Assurance, Project Management, Functional Consultancy, and Business Development. He has worked with small, mid and large-sized IT companies, handling key roles and responsibilities across various functions. This includes successfully setting up offices & partnership in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Germany, US, Canada, United Kingdom, Benelux etc. Chirendu has led the growth of Verve with his strong business acumen and managerial capabilities.
  • Married to Pranita for the last 16 years. Pranita is Nutritionist and actively involved with Verve guiding it's employee on their Dietary habits. They have two Sons. Aarav aged 12 years, has a keen interest in Football and an avid JK Rowling & Harry Potter fan. Their youngest son Aarsh is 5 years and is in Kinder Garden.
  • Likes to drink Black Coffee, a habit he has picked from his trips to Europe.
  • Likes Dark Chocolate and always ensures he has a good stock of it at home.
  • Has been sketching since he was a kid and has continued to do so till date.
  • Is a big fan of 80s & 90s music, and loves Bryan Adams & Michael Jackson
  • He is currently reading about Aquaponic Farming, and would like to start something around this soon.
  • Overall Management
  • BD Europe & MEA
  • Finance & Accounting
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Shuvendu Gupta

Chief Operating Officer
Shuvendu Gupta has over 21 years of rich and diverse experience of the communication industry, marketing, advertising, PR, corporate communications through his exposure to a broad spectrum of clients, from big corporate, FMCG, Hospitality, Realty, Aviation, blue-chip public sector organizations to private sector giants. Involved in Brand building, Identity & image building, communication strategy, Media Relations, Media & Advertising Planning, Promotional & Marketing plans. As a communication professional and manager he has been responsible for planning, development and implementation of all of the Organization’s communication and marketing strategies, management of the entire creative team, budgeting, systems development, client relationship, new business development, staff training and people development. Before joining Verve, Shuvendu was with ABG Cement at Mumbai in their Brand & Marketing team – one of India’s largest shipbuilding company in the private sector.
  • Married to Preeti for the last 22 years and have two daughters Sanitra 20 years old in the final year of Computer Engineering and Somatra 14 years old in the 8th Standard.
  • Likes Fresh fruit Juice
  • Likes to watching Movies
  • Is a big fan of Sports
  • He likes visiting friends, family, seeing historical places and exploring new cultures.
  • Operations
  • Human Resource
  • Media & Communication
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Vikas Jain

Chief Technical Officer
With over 17 years of experience in handling large scale software projects, Vikas is an experienced leader with a strong background in Project Management practices and Software Development methodologies. He has experience in developing and delivering software solutions to clients across Europe and US. As a key proponent of Agile practices, he has been successful in implementing and delivering projects using SCRUM with geographically distributed teams. He has worked on areas of Operations Efficiency for improved application stability, streamlined incident management and delivered productivity through optimal resource utilization. Vikas is also part of the Resource management group and in turn responsible for effective resource utilization, upgrading technical skill sets, identifying a team best fit for project needs, provide technical guidance and coordination with the Business Development team.
  • Married to Dr. Sikha for the last 19 years. They have a teenage kid, who entered the college this year. His wife working as Associate professor of community medicine at Government medical college. His parents are retired from work life.
  • Vikas is a teatottler, addicted to tea.
  • Reading, on Sunday mostly he can be found in any bookstore reading something.
  • Reading technical articles, exploring clouds and ML
  • Technology
  • CSM
  • Project Audit

Global Team

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Jay Patel

Vice President [Global Sales] USA
Jay Patel, a 30 year resident of Mesa, AZ, USA, graduated from Middlesex University in London, UK with bachelors in Mathematics for Business. Jay founded SONA DATA systems in 1986 based in Tempe, AZ. His organization specialized in ERP based custom software and hardware solutions, providing complete turnkey solutions for various types of small to medium size businesses. In 1997 the hardware division of SONA DATA together with the customized software was acquired by another corporation, which lead Jay to streamline his business to software development in newer M/S technologies. In 2003, Jay became involved in the real estate development & finance industry. With his background in the IT industry, he saw a need for customized software for the finance industry which led to the design & development of LoanKeep.com, a web and mobile application providing finance and real estate professionals with a networking tool. Since 2008, Jay has teamed up with long time colleagues who are highly experienced software professionals with background in development of various types of technologies and web portals to provide software solutions for small to medium size businesses. Verve & Sona Data Systems has a strategic partnership to work hand in hand together to bring high quality and cost effective solutions to the US market.
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Madhukar Dubey

Vice President [Global Sales] USA
IT Professional with over 12 years rich experience in Business Development, Project Management, SDLC Planning & Coordination, People Management etc. in the IT sector. Significant experience in developing Software / Web Applications with abilities in managing the spectrum of tasks ranging from conceptualization to deployment, management of project teams & customer relationship management. Adept in acting as an ambassador of change for successful implementation of business solutions in organizations within pre-set budgets and deadlines. An effective communicator with exceptional relationship management skills with the ability to relate to people at any level of business and management. His working interest area range from Google wave to MS surface. He is an avid reader with a small personal library and die-hard fan of DJ Tiesto.
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Moez Vallani

Vice President [Global Sales] Canada
Moez has Over 15 years’ experience in IT industry. He is working with Verve Systems as a partner in Canada Region. He started his career as a Software Developer and Business Analyst before moving into a Consultancy role. He has worked across various industries such as Government, Travel, Financial, Telecom, Healthcare, Print media, etc. He has experience in working with some renowned companies and governmental institute some of which are ICBC, Expedia, Accenture, TELUS Mobility, Canaccord and Provincial Health Authority, Ministry of Human Resources, etc. He is also the President of Netzero Consulting. His experience includes managing enterprise software development life cycle (SDLC), Project Management experience with waterfall and agile development methodologies. He also has in-depth knowledge and experience in information systems architecture, software design methodologies and object oriented design. Moez has experience in working with offshore teams and proven ability to lead and motivate high performance teams. Netzero Consulting and Verve Systems will be partnering to provide high quality solutions and services in Canadian market.
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Kingsley Potter

Vice President [Global Sales] SA
Kingsley is a a highly skilled Marketing Professional with proven experience in building strong brands, developing and implementing strong strategic plans, and developing talented staff. His past experience of having worked with South African Tourism as the Global Chief Marketing Officer effectively give him an advantage in the South African market space. With more than 17 years of combined experience in marketing, advertising and business management in the fast paced changing world of communications, he have developed a valuable trove of skills that are particularly effective in effectively leading a team, developing, communicating and executing marketing communication strategies.
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Isao Kimura

Vice President [Global Sales] Japan
Isao Kimura has 28 years of experience in IT Industry taking care of marketing, market research and customer support in various renowned companies like HP, Tmaxsoft, IDC Japan Corporation, NTT Electronics and Bluetooth SIG. He has seen the industry in and out and has been a part of technology evolution in these 28 years to understand very well how fast the technology changes and how we can plan and strategize well to take the benefit of it. Kimura-san heads Verve Systems, Japan as Vice President overlooking the Sales and Client Relationship in the region. Kimura-san’s key role is Business Development and Engagement Management to deliver Verve’s comprehensive software development solutions to our Japanese customers. He also maintains relationship with customers to ensure whether overall quality of the deliveries are fulfilled and whether our customers get exactly what they have asked for. Kimura-san is also a Director of Thousand Success Consulting, Inc. which was established in 2009, as a technology marketing company in Japan to promote use of short-range wireless technology of international standards. Since then he has provided a variety of solutions to achieve a “collaborative” and “borderless” use of information and communication technology. Thousand Success Consulting, Inc. has a strategic partnership with Verve Systems to offer high quality and advanced software solutions to the Japanese market. The partnership helps our customers to have a local approach to relationship while leveraging the cost and talent benefits of offshoring in international market. The partnership focuses to deliver solutions and services that not only suffice the needs of our client but also add significant value to their business to grow and plan for long term. For details visit www.1000scinc.com

Apex Team