Data Resolve Management | Board of Directors | Advisory Team

Meet The Key Players

Management Team

Dhruv Khanna

Chief Executive Officer

Dhruv Khanna

Chief Executive Officer

With over 16 years of experience in Enterprise Security and Privacy Service Industry, Dhruv Khanna – an Executive Management Alumnus from IIMC, is successfully leading to build a robust environment to achieve a Cyber Secured Indian Market. Before joining Data Resolve, Dhruv was associated with IBM for six years as India-South Asia Service Line Leader for security and privacy services.

Devesh Kumar Mittal

Director of Strategic Research

Devesh Kumar Mittal

Director of Strategic Research

At Data Resolve, Devesh leads the technology team and the overall product development and roadmap for the company. A graduate from IIT Kharagpur in 2006, Devesh has worked with British Telecom prior to co-founding Data Resolve.

Nagarjun Kota

Chief Technology Officer

Nagarjun Kota

Chief Technology Officer

A graduate from IIT Kharagpur in 2009, Nagarjun enables Data Resolve’s focus on technology vision and roadmap expansion, mobile security and cross-platform support. Prior to co-founding Data Resolve, he has worked with JP Morgan Chase India.

Dipanjan Biswas

Vice President of Product Engineering

Dipanjan Biswas

Vice President of Product Engineering

Dipanjan primarily focuses on product engineering and presentation covering all aspects of user experience, product development cycle, customer engagement, digital marketing initiatives and knowledge management. He holds a graduate and a post graduate degree from IIT Kharagpur.

Board of Directors

Dr. Rajesh Sanghi

Managing Director

Dr. Rajesh Sanghi

Managing Director

Dr.Rajesh Sanghi has been instrumental in setting up & mentoring several telecom technology start-ups. He has more than 35 years of experience in telecom and IT spanning across Defence, ISVs & Large Telecom MNCs. His notable career has been with IBM where he received the most coveted Gerstner award as well as globally highest technical award, the Corporate award. Apart from these he received numerous other recognitions in IBM. He received B. E( Hons) from BITS Pilani and M.Tech & Ph.D. from IIT Madras.

Dr. Jens Geitmann

Director

Dr. Jens Geitmann

Director

Mr. Jens Geitmann, Managing Director at TriStone Partners and an investment banker with 30 years of European/US market experience, specializing in debt restructurings, real estate and principal investments, mainly in IT security companies. Before starting TriStone Partners, he worked at Kidder, Peabody & Co., New York, Smith Barney Harris Upham, London, and BHF-BANK AG, Frankfurt. He is a graduate of the European Business School (ebs), London and holds a Diploma in European Business Administrations.

Mr. Dhruv Khanna

CEO & Director

Mr. Dhruv Khanna

CEO & Director

With over 16 years of experience in Enterprise Security and Privacy Service Industry, Dhruv Khanna – an Executive Management Alumnus from IIMC, is successfully leading to build a robust environment to achieve a Cyber Secured Indian Market. Before joining Data Resolve, Dhruv was associated with IBM for six years as India-South Asia Service Line Leader for security and privacy services.

Mr. Nagarjun Kota

CTO & Director

Mr. Nagarjun Kota

CTO & Director

A graduate from IIT Kharagpur in 2009, Nagarjun enables Data Resolve’s focus on technology vision and roadmap expansion, mobile security and cross-platform support. Prior to co-founding Data Resolve, he has worked with JP Morgan Chase India.

Advisory Team

Mr. Venkat Vallabhaneni

General Partner, IDFC Parampara Capital

Mr. Venkat Vallabhaneni

General Partner, IDFC Parampara Capital

Venkat is currently a General Partner in IDFC Parampara Early Stage Opportunities Fund. A Serial Entrepreneur and technology evangelist with 25 years of experience in technology and management, close to two decades of experience in USA and 5+ years in India. Venkat is investor / entrepreneur focused on incubating technology and engineering companies by providing the required capital and expertise. His previous investments prior to the fund include eVaidya.com - an innovative healthcare company leveraging technology, Energy leader (Industrial Batteries Manufacturer) who was acquired by Enersys (ENS: NYSE).

Prior to this, Venkat was part of the senior management for Bank of America’s Global Delivery Centers, leading the technology division for Global Delivery Centers and established leadership depth, best practices across all the LOBs.

Prior to joining Bank Of America, Venkat was the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Accurum Inc. He was responsible for coordinating the company’s vision, executing the company’s strategy and growth through innovative solutions and client relations. He was instrumental in transforming the company to be a focused solutions provider in Capital Markets segment. Accurum, Inc was acquired by Kanbay, Inc in March 2005.

He worked with many start-up companies, where he gained significant knowledge of the intricacies of growing the technology business in financial industry. Venkat holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Bachelors Degree from Manipal Institute of Technology.

Mr. Steffen Naumann

CFO, Zuellig Group

Mr. Steffen Naumann

CFO, Zuellig Group

Mr.Steffen Naumann is a seasoned financial executive. He currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of The Zuellig Group in Hong Kong. Mr. Naumann has been privately investing into young companies for several years. From 2001 till 2009 Mr. Naumann has been Member of the Executive Board, COO and CFO of Axel Springer AG, an important European Media Group. Before, he spent about 10 years with Bertelsmann, the biggest German Media Group, his last positions being Member of the Executive Board of Bertelsmann’s book business and Executive Vice President and CFO of Random House Inc, New York, the book publishing division of Bertelsmann. Mr. Naumann also worked with McKinsey and Ford of Europe earlier in his career.

Mr. Samir Khare

CIO, State Bank of Mauritius Group

Mr. Samir Khare

CIO, State Bank of Mauritius Group

Mr Samir Khare is a senior banking professional with extensive experience in the BFSI domain across Operations and Technology. He comes with a deep understanding of banking and financial products across risk management and core banking solutions spanning across corporate, retail banking and micro lending.

During his 20 years of ongoing career, he has worked in various international geographies,dealt with multi market segments including rural, urban and micro-enterprises across NBFC, Corporate and Retail Banking.

He is currently the group Chief Information Officer of State Bank of Mauritius Group.

In his previous roles, Mr. Khare has been the Director at CRISIL Risk Solutions (a S&P global company) and Chief Information Officer of Fullerton India Credit Company. Prior to Fullerton, Mr Khare was with Citibank as a part of the EMEA Technology Office for Citibank Global Corporate & Investment bank.

Mr. Khare holds a Masters in Management Studies (Finance) and a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Mumbai.

Mr. Kaustav Ghosh

Advisor

Mr. Kaustav Ghosh

Advisor

Mr. Ghosh has been the Mentor and Advisor for the company since its inception. He has worked at several senior level positions including Senior Vice President of Business Development & Alliances, India of Connectiva Systems. Mr Ghosh has 17 years of experience in software and communications industry. He is responsible for leading Connectiva’s business development initiatives and all strategic partnerships in India. He played an integral part in establishing Connectiva’s global innovation center in Kolkata and was instrumental in establishing market presence in India, Middle East & Africa by developing strategic relationships with major global systems integrators. Prior to joining Connectiva he held leadership positions at several international software consulting companies including LHS, SEMA & Diyar United, he has also been instrumental in starting and building a number of successful software companies in India.