Leadership team

The Brains Behind the Success


Prashant Jhawar

Prashant Jhawar
Chairman, Usha Martin Group

Prashant is the Chairman of the USD 1 Billion Usha Martin Group (UMG) involved in the business of specialty steel and wire rope, Mining, Software, Real Estate, Education and Media. He joined the family business in 1982 and as a serial entrepreneur he founded Usha Communications Technology, a Telecom Billing Systems provider and led the acquisition of Eppix, Telecom Billing division of Logica CMG.

Under his leadership, the Group has expanded its presence in the Education sector as well. Prashant is also the Chairman of Usha Martin Education Solutions (UMES) with operations across different segments in the Education sector. UMES has set up 11 Usha Martin schools in the K-12 space and 11 Academies for IT and Management in the Higher Education segment.


Seamus Keating

Seamus Keating
Chairman, Usha Martin Technologies

Seamus Keating worked as a CFO for more than 10 years at FTSE 250 technology consulting business. He also worked as a Financial Director in Logica. where he was associated with some amazing projects and innovations that includes the automated clearing system for UK banks, the customer service system for BT and the London Underground’s ticketing system. Seamus has been associated with various new companies throughout Europe and responsible for playing significant operational role in the business in addition to his financial counterpart.


Simon Brown

Simon Brown
Group Chief Executive Officer, Usha Martin Technologies

Simon has a wealth of experience from the mobile and technology industries having taken a number of companies to market-leading positions in their fields. Simon has over 20 years’ experience working at senior executive positions in both large corporate enterprises and smaller privately held companies.

Simon has held roles including CEO, non-executive Chairman and Vice President in companies including Nokia, Neustar, Followap, ip.access and Movirtu.


Niraj Basotia

Niraj Basotia
Group Chief Operating Officer, Usha Martin Technologies

A business and technology driven professional, Niraj has global experience of 20+ years in Consulting and IT Services business, spanning across domains, of which more than 10 years were devoted to Consulting businesses within India and abroad. Niraj joined NIIT Ltd in the year 1991. After a successful stint of around 15 years with the NIIT group, during which he performed various roles in India, APAC and Europe, Niraj moved to IBM India in the year 2007.

Initially he performed the role of Practice Head with in the BFSI space and later moved to IBM UK to spear head their Business Development initiative again in the BFSI space. Niraj joined Usha Martin Group in the year 2013 and has been part of the team since then.


Sandeep Mukherjee

Sandeep Mukherjee
Vice President, Digital Solution Business

Sandeep has 20+ years of experience and proven Revenue Track Record in IT industry along with strong capabilities in driving business strategy, product line (cloud and on premise) & solution sales and consulting across industry segments including Retail & CPG, Automotive, Travel & Hospitality, Tele-Communication, Life Science & Healthcare and BFSI. Sandeep brings with him expertise in pre-sales & solutioning lifecycle management. Prior to joining the organization, Sandeep was working with SAP India Private Limited & was responsible for driving SAP Hybris business in the Indian Subcontinent.


Nigel Curtis

Nigel Curtis
Vice President, Sales EMEA

Nigel with 20+ years of proven success in the enterprise solutions arena, has rich experience with SAP and sales leadership roles for delivering solutions through a participative team-building approach. He is extremely adept at building relationships & developing an indomitable team spirit. An achiever with vast experience in personal sales and managing teams in the delivery of big-ticket, complex solution sales.


Lee Richard Dalton

Lee Richard Dalton
Vice President, Sales APJ

With 17 plus years of experience in guiding business improvements within diverse industry sectors across the APAC region to drive sustainable profit growth in difficult markets. A track record in start-up, established & business turnaround scenarios, Lee is an expert in building shared vision, source talent and unify individuals with diverse agendas and a direct contributor to the sales effort.

He was associated with organizations like eServ Global, Varicent, SLA Mobile, Logica etc.


Andy Richards

Andy Richards
Chief Operating Officer, South African Operations

Based in Johannesburg, Andy is the COO and is responsible for the complete operations of the company. He has extensive knowledge of the business and the Telecom market; he has been in charge of several departments within the organisation over the past 15 years.

Andy brings with him 35 years’ experience in IT services and software development. Before joining the company he held the position of software development head at a UK based GKN company and as a Senior Project Manager delivering financial solutions at Kalamazoo in the UK.


Subroto Kumar Chatterjee

Subroto Kumar Chatterjee
Associate Vice President, Billing Solutions

Subroto leads the Telecom business at Usha Martin Technologies and is responsible for spearheading the entire billing practice right from product development to delivery and support services.

Subroto has over 25 years of IT experience with proficiency in Account/Program Management. He has successfully created and maintained key accounts in Europe, Asia, Africa and US. He has led cross functional teams for successful delivery of projects and has played a central role in coordinating the onsite and offshore teams for effective delivery management across organizations like HCL Technologies, CMC Ltd, Cognizant Technology Solutions and Tech Mahindra.


Neelendra Vedak

Neelendra Vedak
Sales Director, Commerce & Marketing Solutions

Neelendra has more than 18 years of experience in IT services with specialization in Strategic Account Management, Mega Deal Management, Commercials & Contract Management & Alliance Management. His geographical experience spreads across South East Asia & India (Retail & Commercial Banking, Capital Market & Manufacturing) and UK & Continental Europe (Telecom & Utilities). Neelendra was associated with companies like Tech Mahindra and HCL Technologies.


Asia

India
(Corporate Headquarters &
Development Centre)
,
PS Srijan Tech Park,
DN 52, Sector V, 4th Floor,
Saltlake City, Kolkata 700091.
West Bengal, India

91 33 33223700
91 33 33223800

India
119, Envision Technology
Centre, 3rd Floor
EPIP Area-- Phase 1,
Whitefield,
Bangalore – 560 066

91 80 46521500
91 33 33223800

Europe

London
47 St. John's Wood High Street,
1st Floor,
London, England NW8 7NJ
United Kingdom

44 (20) 7722 5252
44 (20) 7722 4316

United States

New Jersey
33 Wood Avenue South,
Suite 600, Iselin,
NJ 08830
USA

1 (732) 744-3402
1 (732) 231-6562

Africa

Johannesburg
St Andrews Office Park,
Meadowbrook Lane,
Epsom Downs
Bryanston
South Africa

27 (11) 707 3000
27 (11) 707 3001