FOUNDER, CHAIRMAN & CHIEF EVANGELIST.
Raman is a successful tech entrepreneur and private equity investor. He is the founder & former Chairman/CEO of NASDAQ listed M*Modal Inc, a leading voice recognition, healthcare document technology company that he took from a start-up to until it was sold to One Equity Partners for over a billion dollars in 2012. Since then, he has actively invested in a number of ventures across India, Middle East and USA. He is also a limited partner in three large international private equity funds. He recently joined the board of THub- one of India's most successful tech incubator and accelerator. Raman was Ernst and Young's Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 award winner for Maryland, USA, and was also honoured with Maryland International Leadership Award by World Trade Centre Institute, Baltimore in the same year. Raman is currently the chairman and managing director of Aeries Technology Group and CASHe is his latest venture.
P. A. SUDHIR
SENIOR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Sudhir is a Chartered Accountant with more than 20 years' experience in finance. He was the global controller of CBaySystems (M*Modal) from January 2007 until March 2011. Prior to that he was a senior partner at Chandabhoy & Jassoobhoy, a reputed accounting firm where he specialized in audit, M&A advisory, corporate structuring for large clients in banking, finance, mutual funds, capital markets, securities exchanges, manufacturing, technology, BPO / KPO sectors. He is currently CEO of Aeries Technology Group.
When he is not working, which he does all the time, Sudhir loves to spend time with his family.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Ketan Patel is the Executive Director and CEO of Aeries Financial Technologies and the Managing Director of Bhanix Finance and Investment Ltd., the NBFC arm of the company. As the Executive Director & CEO of CASHe, Ketan will have the full responsibility for leading the company through a strategic transformation by driving innovation and accelerate its operational excellence that delivers best-in-class customer service and making CASHe India’s largest digital lending company for the salaried millennials. Ketan is a seasoned leader with a proven track record of bringing in operational excellence, accelerating innovation and achieving revenue and profitability in business.
Prior to Joining CASHe, Ketan served Kotak Mahindra Bank for over 18 years where he had an illustrious career heading some of its key portfolios ranging from private banking and most recently, headed it’s Composite Business Solutions and E-commerce vertical. In his role as the Head of E-commerce at Kotak Mahindra Bank, Ketan oversaw setting up a dedicated vertical for the fast-growing E-Commerce business out of the bank’s Corporate Banking Vertical. Throughout his successful career at Kotak Mahindra Bank, Ketan led key business units including Kotak Securities, Mortgages, Kotak Wealth Management and headed its division focusing on NRI business. From 2010 until 2015, he helped setting up the Private Banking Business for the Kotak Group in the UK.
Mr. Patel holds a Master’s Degree in Management Studies from Mumbai University
EXECUTIVE PARTNER – TECHNOLOGY
Unni Nambiar is a technology leader with 27 years of industry experience building Enterprise, cloud and & Mobility products across diverse verticals.
Unni is currently the Executive Partner – Technology at CASHe, a leading mobile app based alternative short-term lending platform in the Fintech space that uses Machine Learning based Credit Models and Distributed Ledgers with Smart Contract based Digital Tokens.
Along with being the Executive Partner – Technology at CASHe, Unni is also the Chief Technology Officer for Aeries Technology Group, a bespoke offshore technology, consulting and services firm.
Unni was previously, the Chief Technology Officer at CBaySystems (later M*Modal Inc.) - a leading voice recognition and healthcare documentation technology company. At CBay, he was responsible for the global technology vision, product engineering, technical support and infrastructure management.
Unni is a foodie, loves reading and is an ardent space buff.
EXECUTIVE PARTNER - OPERATIONS
Srikanth has 20 years industry experience and has successfully incubated three start-ups – providing "Intelligent Remote Monitoring Products" to telecom infrastructure firms, algorithm based "Operational Risk Management Products" to banks etc. He currently heads the India operations of Aeries Technology Group covering a wide gamut of client focused operations in diverse technology domains.
EXECUTIVE PARTNER – US OPERATIONS
Ajay Khare is a successful operations leader with more than 17 years of experience in general operations, strategic planning, client relationship and business development in technology, healthcare, business process outsourcing, e-commerce, and security industries. Having lived and worked in India and USA, he has a diverse background with deep knowledge of all aspects of the life cycle of organizations including start-up, funding, early stage planning, implementation, go to market, new product launch, M&A, private equity driven deals and integrations.
GROUP CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Yogi Sadana joined Aeries Technology Group as its Group Chief Financial Officer in August 2017. Yogi leads the firm-wide finance organization with includes corporate finance and accounting, financial planning, mergers and acquisitions and risk management. As a member of the executive leadership team, his primary objective is to support achievement of the firm’s strategic objectives, including near-term and long-term profitable growth and operations.
Yogi has over 15 years of multi-industry experience in leadership positions in finance and accounting functions. He has worked in MModal as the Global Controller and Vice President Finance and recently as the Asst. Vice President, Finance at Trafigura, Mumbai. Yogi is a Chartered Accountant (India), Certified Public Accountant (USA) and a Diploma holder in IFRS from ACCA, UK
SRINIVAS NIDUMOLU (SRINI)
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Srini has 15+ years of industry experience spanning US and India primarily in BFSI and e-commerce space. Srini did his M.S from Illinois State University (Computer Science) and B.E in Production Engineering from Osmania University. His passions include keeping abreast with various technology trends and trying some that interest him.
Other hobbies include trying various cuisines, running (ran a couple of half marathons), traveling, reading and spending time with family
HEAD OF OPERATIONS
Pushpinder heads the overall Operations and Customer support team at CASHe. She has over 9 years of experience in Banking & Financial institutions. She has hands on experience in handling Credit, Sales, & Analytics. She has worked with organizations like Tata Capital, India Infoline, Capital First & Standard Chartered bank. She holds a MBA in International Business.
CHIEF COMMUNICATION OFFICER
Deepak leads the overall communication activities for CASHe including corporate and brand communications. Deepak brings in more than 20 years of extensive experience in marketing strategy, messaging, branding, and press relations, events, internal and external marketing communications.
Deepak is an avid biker and loves reading and watching movies.
PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS ADVISOR
Armed with masters degrees in AI from UCL, University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University UK. Parnil specialises in Neural Computation, Genetic Algorithms and Natural Language Processing. A passionate advocate for integrating scientific advancements in AI to real world challenges, Parnil has been working in the field of AI for the last 13 years. Parnil is building the artificial intelligence led credit rating system for CASHe called SLQ.
Apart from this, Parnil is also an avid reader and a physics and astronomy enthusiast. He passionately follows advancements in dark matter and deep space astronomy.