He has worked for engineering industries, large banks, and start-ups, contributing on various areas including marketing, business analysis, solution development and enterprise sales. He specializes in enabling individualized solution sales and has developed analysis based frameworks for allowing effective profiling and solution discovery. Manish has been involved in cloud and big-data initiatives for companies like Microsoft and Google. A practitioner of statistical analysis and systems approach, he has an evolved perspective on potential and fallibility of data-led decision making under complex contexts.
Manish is a Chartered Accountant, MBA, Certified Information Systems Auditor, and Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT. A technology professional and enthusiast, Manish is particularly interested in the ways in which technology can have a transformational impact on business. He follows the evolving enterprise architecture perspective and is involved in the architecture, design and development of technology solutions.
Dharmesh has been assisting a lot of technology start-ups like Annai Systems, Nutrition Exchange, Madai, Queport, etc., in multiple capacities – technology guidance, operations, and marketing. He has been instrumental in adopting and leveraging learnings from larger technology companies such as Microsoft and Google.
Dharmesh comes from a computer science background with Master’s in technology from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) at Kanpur, where he submitted an award winning thesis on XML Technologies.
Ruchika is also responsible for overall brand development and marketing initiatives. In addition to that, she leads employee effectiveness team at Advaiya working across the company to establish and execute strategy for talent acquisition, performance management and compensation schemes.
Prior to becoming COO in April 2015, Ruchika was Executive Director of Advaiya’s human resource department, a position she held since 2006. In this role she was instrumental in driving operational excellence through employee efficiency and effectiveness.
Earlier in her career, she acquired over 16 years of experience working across aviation, textiles, engineering and technology companies. Ruchika attended the International Institute of Professional Studies, where she received her Master’s in Management Science with HRD as the subject of specialization, and received her diploma in HRD from Academy of Human Resource Department.
Will’s “first” career was with the global advertising agency Leo Burnett where he grew great brands across the US and Europe while leading key client communications strategies and led the offices in Italy, Portugal and Belgium. His next career was in entrepreneurship where he started or led various smaller organizations with offers ranging from consumer products to internet services.
He began his “third” career at Microsoft where he led a number of important teams and businesses including all communication for the Office system, product management for the Visio business, marketing lead for the Italian subsidiary and operations launch for all B2B products.
Will is married to Jacqueline, an Australian photographer & they have two children, 23 and 19. Outside of work Will enjoys skiing, tennis, vegetable gardening, reading, slow home repairs & cooking.
Director of Operations
He has helped to shape department and company strategies and brought a positive impact to the organizations he has worked with. In his current role, he is responsible for forming and facilitating cohesive teams, client interfacing, and liaising with stakeholders. Darrin is tenacious and relentless in any endeavor to see around corners and resolve problems before they occur, and deliver projects.
He is a believer and practitioner of the ‘get things done’ approach and enjoys helping the team formulate and achieve their goals. Darrin has earned his Business Administration Degree from University of Montana and holds a PMP certification from PMI. He enjoys spending time with other PMP certificate holders discussing solutions and going for long bicycle rides in the U.S.A. Pacific North West.
Director of Advisory Services
Rishabh is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary (CS), and has a Diploma in Information System Audits (DISA). An avid keyboard player and singer, Rishabh spends much of his free time on music. He also has a flair for art and is having a large personal collection of paintings by renowned artists. He has quite an active and prominent presence at business forums, community and public initiatives.
Director of Professional Services
At Advaiya, Kamlesh leads the creative team in the concept development and execution of corporate identity design, printed assets, visual design across websites, events, exhibits, digital media campaigns, and merchandising.
Kamlesh has got extensive understanding of marketing and branding objectives, unique customer needs, and the value of effective communication. He considers himself one of the lucky few; doing what he loves. He applies his problem solving skills to seemingly intractable problems apart from work too, as he believes that expertise in one industry don’t impede you from applying your talents in totally different sphere.
Director of Professional Services
Vikram joined Advaiya in 2007 as a Senior Principal bringing in world-class strategies and practical experience in establishing successful business. His chase for excellence, passion for technology and commitment towards customer satisfaction are the driving forces behind his career in Advaiya.
Trained and Certified Six Sigma black-belt, Certified Amazon Associate Architect and Microsoft Certified Professional, Vikram is currently pursuing his interests in nexus of forces including Cloud, Mobile, Social, Enterprise Architecture and emerging technologies. He attended Maharshi Dayanand Sarswati University, where he received his MBA in Marketing and Finance.
Director of Professional Services
Since joining Advaiya in 2006, Virendra has been instrumental in managing and scaling innovation, development and productivity of Advaiya’s software engineering division. Under his leadership, Advaiya has released powerful solutions in the areas of Enterprise Project Management, SharePoint, applications development, enterprise cloud, security, mobile and devices.
Virendra has a passion for technology and business, a blend that reflects his drive for customer focused innovation. Microsoft Certified Professional Virendra has earned his Master’s degree in Computer Applications from M.B.M. Engineering College, J.N.V. University.
Solutions Architect and COE lead
Swati possesses excellent analytical and problem-solving capabilities and takes keen interest in all aspects of a project lifecycle management from requirements analysis to architecture, design, implementation and closure.
She attended the University Institute of Technology, RGPV where she received her Master’s in Computer Applications Degree. She is also a Microsoft Certified Professional and a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in Enterprise Project Management. She also has received a number of recognition’s at Advaiya.
Technology Architect and COE lead
Earlier in his career at Advaiya, he has played key roles as Technical Consultant, Architect, Business Analyst, Project Manager and Developer. Over these years, Kamal has gained experience of working on Microsoft and other ALM tools and technologies to visualize, develop and implement solutions.
Kamal has a wealth of experience in developing innovative and robust technology solutions in response to business objectives. Integral to his success, is his ability to think beyond conventional solutions for a compelling, market-relevant output for the client. He has received his Master’s Degree in Computer Application from Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences.