As founder and CEO Vikas leads Harbinger Group, a reputed software company with a global customer base. Harbinger Group helps tech companies in building enterprise software products. For e-learning users, the firm markets its own innovative products and provides custom content solutions. Vikas holds two US patents for his inventions at Harbinger in education technology.
Vikas is a Harvard Business School alum. Earlier, he studied mechanical engineering at IIT Bombay and completed his masters in computer science at Syracuse University. He enjoys as many books, movies, and songs as he can while he divides his time between Silicon Valley and Pune, India.
Since 1990, she has held various positions in the organization related to engineering, project management, business development and numerous leadership roles. Emphasis on cadre building has been the hallmark of her professional journey. She has been passionate about building highly motivated teams by creating an environment that is nurturing and supportive for attaining a high level of performance benchmark. Her leadership has helped the group establish a sound customer base worldwide.
Swati Ketkar is a member of the International Honour Society, ‘Beta Gamma Sigma’. The Institution of Engineers (India) honoured her in the year 2003 with the Woman Entrepreneur award.
On personal front, Swati enjoys gardening as she finds it incredibly relaxing and an excellent way to get in touch with the mother earth.
Prior to Harbinger, Nitin has played key executive roles with marquee companies like Infosys and Persistent. In the course of his career he has held board level roles; handled large scale delivery and operations for enterprise and ISV customers across geographies; worked in various domains like telecom, retail, logistics and financial services; and also set up and led account management teams.
Nitin holds a Master’s Degree in Electronics Engineering. He is an avid reader and blogger. He is also into fitness and meditation. Nitin is a petrolhead and loves to do cross country drives. He lives in Pune with his family.
Avinash is an industry veteran with over three decades of experience serving at prominent CXO and board-level positions at leading companies like L&T Infotech, Cybage Software, and Hexaware Technologies. Before joining Harbinger, he was a board member and President at iOPEX Technologies.
Avinash is an alumnus of The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania where he studied Advanced Management and the Northwestern University for Corporate Law.
Teams at Harbinger have implemented these solutions using technologies such as .Net, Java and Flash. To customers and to his team, Shrikant has been a source of up-to-date knowledge of shifting technology paradigms such as Web 2.0 and SaaS.
In the course of his tenure, Shrikant has held key positions including Project Leader, On-Site Coordinator and Lead Manager R&D. He has worked out of Harbinger’s offices in Redmond, WA for 2 years and has also completed several on-site customer consultations across the US. Customers value his ingenuity and innovation in designing sound technical approaches to business problems.
Shrikant holds a Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering. He lives in Pune with his wife, and enjoys a variety of outdoor sports.
Some of her key responsibilities over the years have been leading the delivery organization, sales organization development, managing key client partnerships, and nurturing the right culture.
Jyotsna has been instrumental in the sustained growth of a customer base for the group’s customers, ranging from global technology companies to startups.
As President -Harbinger Systems, she is responsible for growing Harbinger’s footprint across technologies, domains and geographies.
Jyotsna holds a Masters in Computer Science, and has completed an Executive Management Program from Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management at IIT-Bombay.
Seema has a passion for customer experience, and has led the overall growth and direction of the company’s marketing initiatives, channel development, strategic partnerships, and customer acquisition through both online social media and conferences.
Leveraging her experience in marketing, sales and business development for international markets, she has helped create new opportunities in emerging markets such as Latin America.
Seema serves on the City of Redmond Arts Commission and enjoys running and biking. She lives in Redmond, Washington with her husband and two sons.