Anil Kapoor President and Chief Executive Officer, SVAM International Inc., a Global IT and BPO Service Provider, has pioneered several initiatives in making SVAM a significant contender in the marketplace since its inception in 1994. Anil oversees all global operations of the company, including sales, marketing, development, finance and professional services.
A customer focused and visionary technology executive, Anil brings over two decades of experience in spearheading product development, marketing, strategic planning and business development.
Thanks to his process oriented approach and single minded focus on customer satisfaction coupled with his ability to deliver premium services and support, SVAM has secured successful implementations with scores of clients including Strategic Planning engagements for the likes of Deutche Bank, HSBC, Long Island Bus and significant offshore contracts for leading technology companies including Motorola, IFF, SonicWall, RF Technologies, and Posit Science.
Prior to SVAM, he held increasingly responsible management roles as Director MIS, Financial controller and Sr. Manager- Audits at AJ Maxwell, Travel House (A ITC subsidiary) Weston electronics, Everest Building Products (A Turn & Newell subsidiary) and PR Mehra & co ( Chartered Accountants).He received his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from New Delhi University - India.
Raman brings entrepreneurial experience to SVAM, which helps generate a holistic view of the organization, and create a roadmap on which the entire organization can move forward, cohesively. With diverse experience in areas such as R&D, Manufacturing, Electronics, Software and Managing teams of highly skilled personnel, Raman is able to bring new perspectives to the table, for both clients and SVAM.
At SVAM, Raman’s responsibilities include charting out the Global Growth Strategy, and leading Business Development for the India operations.
Prior to joining SVAM, Raman was the CEO at Aurora Integrated Systems (a company developing and manufacturing small UAVs), which he had co-founded in 2006. After running the company for about nine years, the founders exited, selling the company to the primary investors, the Tata group.
Raman holds a Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He dropped out of Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow after completing the first year of his management studies.
Mr. Dhablania has been instrumental in formulating the company's strategy and building and managing the organization's consulting practice. He provides leadership for key alliances, capacity growth, process initiatives and business development and has helped the company achieve significant milestones..
Prior to joining SVAM International, Mr. Dhablania was a Graduate Research Assistant at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, a Summer Marketing Intern for Cyrix Corporation and Assistant Manager, Exports for Pasupati Overseas, Ltd., Delhi, India.
Mr. Dhablania holds a Bachelors of Commerce (Honors) degree from Sriram College of Commerce and a Post Graduate Diploma in International Marketing from Delhi School of Economics, both institutes of international repute affiliated to Delhi University, Delhi, India. He also holds an MBA from the University of Nebraska at Omaha where he was the recipient of the Jack Hill Award, an award recognizing outstanding MBA students.
His professional affiliations include serving on the board of directors for the Girl Scouts of Nassau County and Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Services, Inc.
Joe Marchese, Managing Director for the Solutions Group, is a senior executive with over 25 years of experience as a business leader with the demonstrated ability to deliver breakthrough results. An accomplished President, CIO, and consulting partner, he has built organizations and led strategic solutions for industry leading global companies. His broad industry experience includes financial services, manufacturing, electronics and communications, retail, and transportation. Of the dozens of clients Joe has served, some of the more notable companies include AT&T, Citigroup, Dow Jones, Federal Express, GE, Goldman Sachs, Holy See, Merrill Lynch, Moody's, Morgan Stanley, Motorola, National Association of Securities Dealers, and Prudential.
Joe is a respected builder of teams and organizations with a proven ability to convert underperforming organizations into highly effective workgroups. Prior to joining SVAM, Joe was a Practice Leader at Tatum LLC, where he served mid-market companies in transition. Previously, he was a Vice President for Sapient Corporation where he sponsored an initiative to reverse the steep contraction of this $500 million business. He was the Executive Director at EDS where he led teams in delivery of projects in industries including finance, publishing, and pharmaceutical. He was also CTO for Corporate Technology at Merrill Lynch where he directed all development and support activities for corporate functions worldwide. Joe has also held the CIO role at FirstWave and Lloyd's Register, where he was also President of Americas Operations.
Joe holds a Bachelor of Engineering from The Cooper Union, and a Master of Business Administration from Adelphi University, both in New York. He is a senior member of the American Society for Quality, and was a member of the Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
Manav Bhasin is a senior executive with over 20 years of experience within the Information Technology (IT) industry including over 12 years in senior management positions leading various IT organizations and business transformation programs.
Manav has a proven history of delivering industry leading Information Technology solutions to business partners. These solutions have provided the foundation for revenue generation as well as cost containment decisions across both Fortune 100 large-scale and mid-size organizations. His ability to work collaboratively with business partners has proven to be successful in providing real business value.
Prior to joining SVAM, Manav served most recently as Sr. Director of IT for Avaya Inc., managing the Business Intelligence and Data Management teams across the Enterprise. At Avaya he was able to establish their Enterprise Datawarehouse and Analytics strategies.
Prior to joining Avaya, Manav served as the Director of IT at Motorola Inc. where he contributed in many different areas ranging from SAP ERP, Business Intelligence to Architecture. During his 12-year tenure with Motorola/Symbol Technologies (acquired in 2007), Manav held various senior IT positions that involved management of multiple teams focused on the business application space, particularly within SAP. Manav also has extensive experience in establishing IT outsourcing programs and operationalizing such programs to ensure their long-term success and viability. Prior to his time at Motorola, Manav worked for Andersen Consulting (Accenture) and Ernst & Young covering Fortune 1000 clients such as Union Carbide during their global SAP implementation.
Manav graduated from Hofstra University with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a concentration in Computer Engineering.
As the Managing Director he is primarly responsible for strategic planning, business strategy development,market segmentidentification and evaluation,
client negotiations and has overall responsability for Marketing and Sales. His duties also include managing a team of highly skilled professionals in the US and India.
Among the key areas he focuses on is maintaining the highest customer statisfaction on all accounts.
Since joining SVAM in 2003, he and his team have significantly increased sales revenues making SVAM one of the fastest growing entities on the island
A customer focused and visionary sales executive, Michael has demonstrated his ability to lead and has helped the company achieve several significant milestones including providing creative (cost savings and effective) solutions to the likes of Motorola, SonicWall, North Shore Health Systems, Federal Resevre Bank and Deutche Bank. He has been a key driver in the set up of SVAM's unique CorrectShore® model to service it US based companies by bringing the benefits of the third world economies like India, while retaining the client interface locally and thereby bridging the dispartities between two cultures.
Michael's leadership and passion have become hallmarks of his tenure of SVAM, Michael has infused SVAM with his own brand of energetic leadership, vision and spirit over the years. He also serves as leadership coach and mentor to high potential associates in SVAM's Mentoring Program.
Prior to SVAM, Michael spent over a decade working in the Training and Professional Development Industry with Both ExecuTrain an IDG company and Dale Carnegie Training.
He also serves on the Board of BNG, a local networking group focused on the Long Island business community.
Allen joined SVAM in February of 2001 and has been mainly involved in providing SVAM IT staffing services and software solutions to county, city, state and federal government agency clients. He is involved in supporting projects, accounts and solutions and in the preparation and presentation of proposals.
During this time, SVAM has been selected for a number of NYC and NYS projects and SVAM has been selected to prove IT services to numerous government agencies in states including NY , Connecticut, Virginia and North Carolina.
Prior to joining SVAM, Allen served in Sales and Sales Management positions with companies including Tandem Computers and the Xerox Corporation. He has a successful track record selling and supporting solutions to major private and public sector clients. He has been responsible for managing district office sales and support teams, geographic territories, vertical markets and channel partners. Allen has extensive experience selling and supporting all levels of management and user areas.
Allen received a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from the City College of the City University of New York.
Ajay started his career with Bharat Electronics Ltd., way back in Dec.,76 and later worked in Cal DC (I) Pvt. Ltd ,HCL Hewlett Packard, HCL Infosystems and HCL Technologies , in wide range of areas e.g. product assurance, quality assurance , TQM, quality and reliability improvement, production & engineering, managing s/w , BPO operations and operations excellence.
His last stint was at HCL Technologies Ltd.-Business Services as Vice President Operations Excellence Group. He comes with a good track record in managing operations , quality management and as a Profit Center head ,having managed 1800 people operations for a large ISP Support outsourced process.
He is a Senior Member of American Society For Quality(ASQ) and has qualified as ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt , Quality Manager and Reliability Engineer. He is also an ISO 9001 Lead Assessor, EFQM Excellence Model Assessor and a Certified Trainer for Quality Education System based on Philip Crosby’s Quality Improvement Process Management (QIPM).
Zal is an MTech from IIT Delhi and a BE from Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi University. Zal has a strong belief that quality encircles all & influences all facets of activities in an organization.
An accomplished executive, he has built organizations in the US and Mexico, and led strategic solutions for industry leading global companies, AT&T and Symbol Technologies. His broad industry experience includes quality, engineering, manufacturing, customer support and operations.
Bob is a respected team leader that successfully transformed and reversed the negative operating and quality trends of Symbol's 1,200 employees, Reynosa, Mexico manufacturing site. A proven operations, manufacturing and quality leader with significant experience in change management, staff development, systemic problem solving and quality improvement strategies to optimize company productivity and profitability. Introduced Lean Manufacturing techniques resulting in $30 million in cost reduction.
Bob, led both AT&T Power Systems (1991) and Symbol Technologies (2003) in achieving the "Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing" awards. Business Week Magazine is quoted as saying, "The Shingo Prize is equivalent to the Nobel Prize in Manufacturing".
He was a key leader in achieving Japan's prestigious "Deming Prize" for AT&T Power Systems in 1994. AT&T Power Systems remains today as the only American manufacturer to receive the "Deming Prize".
Bob holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Lafayette College, Easton, PA.