Shreekant Gupta is the Global Head of Corporate & Shared Services. He is a change leader with expertise in shared services, finance, business operations and governance.
Shreekant brings with him, an enriching experience of more than 19 years in leadership positions in some of India’s largest conglomerates. He has previously led and managed large-scale functions, including P/L and SBU head roles in business development, strategy, customer engagement and management, with names like the Aditya Birla Group, Kotak Mahindra AMC Ltd., and Kotak Mahindra Bank, where he was a key driver of growth and profitability. He is known for his superlative proficiency in handling massive and distributed teams, driving revenue growth at scale and his flawless execution of turnaround strategies in large enterprises.
Shreekant did his Master’s from K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research and is also an MBA from Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.
Global Head – Business & Growth
Himanshu Chaudhary is the Global Head – Business & Growth at Edvantic, where he manages the firm’s vital partnerships and operations, also providing strategic counsel to the firm’s portfolio companies. Additionally, Himanshu plays a pivotal role in the execution of strategies, development of products and nurturing partnerships that help Edvantic and its clients to build their position in the credentialing ecosystem.
Before joining Edvantic, Himanshu specialized in market analytics and have worked on projects for leading companies like Akzo Nobel, Philips and Godfrey Phillips. Himanshu has a passion for talent development and is a key member of Edvantic’s Internal Capability Group.
Himanshu holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geography from Delhi University and an MS in Business and Management from Strathclyde Business School, UK. Himanshu is also an Associate Fellow of Talent Management from The Wharton School.
Chief Business Officer
Surya is the Chief Business Officer at Edvantic and responsible for formulating the go-to market strategy, acquiring new customers and launching new global programs targeted for APAC & EMEA region. A strategic thinker with strong execution ability has over 25 years of global leadership experience in consulting, information technology and professional service industries.
Prior to Edvantic, Surya held senior leadership and strategic advisory positions in US, India & Europe at organizations such as Nasdaq listed EXL Services, EY, KPMG, PSI Data System, Infor, WNS and startups like Chillar Payment Solutions & ComplyGlobal where he built businesses as well as established technology driven client service operations and solutions and managed the complete business life cycle of the organization.
Surya is an MBA from Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India and Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is also Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) from ISACA (USA) and Chartered Investment & Management Accountant from CIMA Institute.
Vice President – Africa
Ajagan is passionate about technology for online learning and hiring. With years of experience managing business in Information Technology, Ajagan enjoys the challenge to transform manual work towards online Digital Services with a focus on Customer Experience.
Ajagan is also involved with the creation of various startups in Learning and Hiring, from the setup of franchises such as Pitman Training (UK), to design and implementation of Workfare programs in the BPO industry, as well as micro-learning content creation for programs such as Financial Inclusion in Africa.
Ajagan studied Business Computing in Canada, and continually enhanced his skills and exposure, attending programs such as General Management at Columbia University (New York, USA), Performance Management at Cranfield Business School (UK) in New York for General Management and much more.
Ajagan values respect, which is earned; appreciates Honesty; believes that Trust is gained and Loyalty is returned.