abhra is driven by a leadership team with over 100 years of combined experience across diverse industries including Healthcare, Retail and Technology.
Managing Partner and CEO
A proven leader Kailash is responsible for setting the strategic direction and focus areas for the company. He also manages delivery and building the Centers of Excellence (CoE) for the Global delivery model. Prior to founding abhra, he held several senior positions including Chief Solutions and Marketing Officer for Ness Technologies and Chief Services Officer at UST Global.Kailash has immense experience in Managed Service Engagement Models, Methodology, and the Service Maturity Journey. Thus every process he follows is measurable, predictable with sustainable outcomes and focus on continuous improvement. He is a principle consultant to CxOs and IT teams on benefits and critical success factors of Managed Services. He is also a speaker at various Industry forums including Gartner’s and Forrester’s Industry forums and events.
Managing Partner and President
With over 20 years of diverse business experience Madhu manages the overall business development and sales operations. He has worked across multiple verticals like Healthcare, Consumer Products and Technology. His portfolio of work includes giants such as Pfizer, ICI Paints, Coca Cola as well as innovative IT services companies. He is geographically accessible with a plethora of clients and partners across North America and Asia specifically India and South Korea. Madhu is passionate about working with innovative startups and larger companies in helping them successfully develop and launch their new product ideas.
Madhu has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur and an MBA from IIM Calcutta.
Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer
A detail oriented professional Sridhar controls the overall Operations, Finance, Legal and HR for the company. With over 20 years of industry experience working with both large and small IT services companies. Sridhar has also been a serial entrepreneur and built successful businesses in India before moving to the US. He built the ground operation for abhra to enable global scalability, flexibility and agility. He spearheads the effort to establish sound HR policies to attract, retain and create a growth path for high performers in the Company.
Sridhar has a degree in Computer Science Engineering from Gulbarga University.
Director – Operations and Human Capital
With exceptional communication and management skills Vidisha is accountable for building teams ground up as well as to develop and nurture great working relationships. She has the ability to execute well thought out people strategy, prioritize HR deliverables and drive leadership development initiatives. She has over 9 years of experience with core expertise in execution focus, process improvement and managing HR operations for global teams in different Industry domains like IT, Telecom and ITES Services. She has worked across multiple geographies including USA, Singapore and UK.
Vidisha has an MBA in HR from Indian Institute of Planning & Management.
Director – Digital Transformation and Automation
An ex-entrepreneur, techie and an industry veteran, Harish comes with 22 years of experience in Financial, Utilities and Real Estate domains across US, UK, Europe and NZ regions. Harish brings strong IT technical expertise coupled with strong client management and project management skills to provide solutions for Capital One, NASA, HP, US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Yatra among other companies.
Director – ServiceNow Practice
An IIM Indore alumnus, Karthik is a certified ServiceNow implementation specialist and has been instrumental in establishing the ServiceNow practise in abhra. With his relentless efforts in pre-sales, sales, delivery and account management, abhra is now recognized as a Bronze partner with clientele like Amazon Web Services and ServiceNow itself. Karthik comes with prior experience in Tech Mahindra.
Director – Business Process Automation
With 25+ years of diverse technical and business experience, Prashant leads the business process automation initiatives for abhra’s clients in pre-sales, delivery, and account management roles. He brings deep experience across multiple automation platforms including Business and Robotic Process Automation Platforms. Prashant has a B.Tech. from IIT Bombay and an M.S. and Ph.D. degree from University of Cincinnati, both in Electrical Engineering.
Head of Product Management
An IIM Raipur alumnus with over 9+ years in the industry, Suresh specializes in CRM technology in Healthcare and Utilities domains with pre-sales, consulting, Application Portfolio Rationalisation and Infrastructure Rationalization for cost reduction as his forte. Having worked at client location for many years, Suresh comes with the unique blend of account, delivery and product management. Prior to abhra, Suresh was with Wipro.
Shravan Kumar Potnuru
Head of Solutioning
An IIM Indore alumnus with over 5 years of experience in Presales and Solutions, Business Analysis, Agile Product and Project Management, Shravan is a certified ServiceNow expert and comes with loads of experience in solutioning implementations. Prior to abhra, Shravan was with Kotak Mahindra, Convergys and product startups.