He started small, at a very tender age and being fond of writing he gave a unique story of grit and determination to the world. His unwavering spirit reflects in the success story of Gateway Group.
Niraj is the Founder & Chairman of Board, Group CEO. As the Founder, he spells out the vision and strategic direction for Gateway Group, its portfolio ventures and brands. He successfully endorses Gateway Group as one of the best choices within the target markets. He is responsible for consolidated growth in markets across the globe.
He is at the helm of several initiatives in technology, applications, processes, customer deliveries and business development. In addition to driving revenue and profitability, a key part of his focus is to ensure that the appropriate structure is in place to deliver continued high levels of client and stakeholders’ satisfaction. Managing the consistent growth of the group over the years while retaining 100% financial stability and continuous sustenance of the company by having the best of the teams to work for the company to retain its cutting edge technological competence in the global markets has been his core competence.
People management, financial planning and process orientation at operational levels have been his forte. He has built a philosophy of growth around the key drivers of Client Intimacy, Sustainable Relationship model which delivers the highest value, Operational Excellence and End-to-end business solutions. His value based business approach and ethical growth focus differentiates Gateway Group, its portfolio ventures and brands. He ensures that the customers globally value our principles and are able to derive a throughput from the relationships.
He is an Engineer with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from one of the top 10 Management Institutes in India.
Indrajeet is the Founder & Board Member, CEO AutoDAP & CEO G’SecureLabs.
As the co-founder and technocrat directs the company’s strategic direction, development and future growth through sustained technological innovations and product roadmap. As the Group Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, he directs the teams to attain the company’s strategic goals established in the annual plan. He laid the foundation of the frameworks on which Gateway Group today has created the niche as the preferred technology partner to global customers. He heads a powerful multi-platform and multi-skilled technology team to build capabilities and achieve quality benchmarks.
Indrajeet has taken upon himself to build the next level of leadership in the system to aid the growth of Gateway as magnet of innovation and talent. He has consistently delivered a positive change and built the winning team at Gateway. His leadership inspires efforts of his team, who use technology to outline standards and provide innovative solutions for next-Gen technology. Prior to being a part of Gateway Indrajeet managed large-scale projects at Veritas Inc. He has over 20+ years of experience and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science and Master’s in Computer Application from Gujarat University.
He has also completed an Executive MBA course from the Haas School of Business UC Berkeley, California.
Vipin is Founder & Board Member, Group Chief Strategy Officer. He is responsible for Strategy, Execution and Results at Gateway Group. Vipin is also responsible for global inorganic initiatives (‘Buy & Build’) of Gateway Group. With a unique blend of Indian background, combined with Dutch/International exposure, he has evolved into a serial entrepreneur at ‘heart and soul’. Vipin believes fervently that “There is no substitute for hard work”.
Vipin is an ‘Innovation Agent’ with over twenty years of managerial and consulting experience. He appears frequently in the media and regularly speaks at events. Vipin served in The Netherlands India Chamber of Commerce and Trade (NICCT) as an active Board Member and Chairman (2015-2017).
Vipin had worked in the USA and the UK with multinationals before deciding to undertake his own entrepreneurial adventure. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Sciences Engineering and a Master’s in Business Administration.
As Group Chief Operating Officer, Pratik heads the Operations of the company globally. With 18 years in the global IT industry, his experience spans across devising Corporate Business Strategies, managing customer relationships and ensuring Operational Excellence company-wide.
In Addition, as the Chief Executive, he plays a key role in driving strong and sustainable growth with key Strategic Clients, leveraging our deep relationships by combining them with sound business practices across Group’s Global Footprint.
Known for his capabilities of creating high performance teams and passionate about over-achieving expectations, Pratik works actively with Recruitment, Business and Resource Management Functions to encourage maximum performance and dedication, cultivating a culture of excellence at Gateway.
A keen lover of sports and an avid cricket fan, Pratik holds a Master’s degree in Computer Applications.
Rahul co-devises global sales strategies and identifies business opportunities across geographies and accounts. He drives the business growth of Gateway Group especially in the Europe, Middle East and East Africa regions. He is a partner in the customer’s journeys, managing relationships to ensure mutual growth and success.
Rahul extends business development strategies into channels such as joint ventures, partnerships and affiliate programs. The approach he carries is to have a legal structure in each region which is directly responsible for the customer relationship. He makes corporate brands, various services as well as products in its relevant markets, partners and JV units. He makes sure that teams are identified, well-placed, motivated, trained, recruited and accountable for their tasks and deliveries. As the leader of his team, he guides and catalyzes each of his team-mates’ progress as an individual as well as for the overall progress of the organization. He keeps himself updated with the global tech and business trends to funnel the market intelligence back into the system for product roadmaps.
He has an eye to identify resourceful candidates and opportunities for inorganic growth. He also implements Marketing, Sales and STC strategies. He excels in go-to-market plans for each region, reviews the activities, and loves to maintain P2P connect with the customers. This helps him gauge the impact his strategies have on them and improvise accordingly.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics engineering from S.P. University, V.V. Nagar and MBA in marketing from MS University, Baroda.
Lina Budhwani is Chief Financial Officer at Gateway Group. In her role as Chief Financial Officer, Lina is responsible for Corporate & Business Finance, International Taxation, Financial Planning and Budgetary Control and Global Treasury and Risk Management of Gateway Group.
With experience of over 10 years in various segments of Finance Function, her key priorities are Revenue assurance and margin management to support the company’s growth, manage critical finance function and adhere to regulatory and compliance requirements for all Group Companies across the globe.
She is also a part of the Strategic Planning Team for due diligence and project viability of the new initiatives of Gateway Group for diversification, organic and inorganic growth.
Lina is a Chartered Accountant by profession with a Master’s degree in Commerce and a Law Graduate.
Stephen Covers, is the CEO of Gateway Digital, UK and Ireland. Steve, as he likes to be called, has extensive experience in Sales, Marketing, Operations, Finance and General Management and has enjoyed a successful business career spanning more than 25 years in the Global ICT Industry.
His passion is to create significant business advantage for his clients using innovative services and solutions for his clients.
Steve believes, that in order for a company to deliver optimised, competitive and strategic solutions to its customers, it’s people should strive hard to gain in-depth knowledge of their client’s business and its needs, before asking for one.
Steve has led several profitable and high growth business outsourcing divisions for over 10 years of his career, and while this has been his primary focus, he has personally led many successful global business programmes across many different verticals; including securing and delivering several ICT outsourcing projects and contracts, each in excess of $150m value or more.
Steve has a degree in Physical Science (Hons) from Coventry University, London. In 1982, soon after his graduation, Steve started his career as a Software Graduate Engineer for a Digital Equipment Company. Thereon, Steve has supported a series of senior roles in sales, commercial, and operational in companies like Sprint, Equant, Verizon Business and Getronics.
Steve and his wife Mandy live with their three children to the West of London, where they enjoy walking and watching their children participate in various sporting activities. Steve is co-founder and co-owner of Gemani Ltd., a strategic partner of Gateway TechnoLabs in UK and Ireland.
Mikael joined Gateway Digital as a CEO for both Finland and Sweden in June 2019. He has extensive experience in coaching teams for better performance through employee engagement. He has also been working in the IT industry with consulting, sales and development. In these areas, his largest contribution has been in the area of change management.
He also has excellent level of understanding multicultural group dynamics from working and starting up both consulting and development organizations in multiple countries.
In the past, Mikael was part of the General Management team in Aditro for six years and he was directly involved in both divestment’s and acquisitions. With Aditro his responsibilities also included key account management and business strategies with financial steering modelling.
Team and change management, finance, sales and software development have been his forte.
Ola Hammarlund is the CEO of Gateway Digital Sweden. He was formerly heading the Sweden and Finland teams for Tech Mahindra.
In a career spanning 26 years, Ola has led Swedish and Nordic programs and initiatives across various organizations. His strong forte in making clients transform with the help of Innovation and IT, together with extensive experience in larger deals, growth and making clients succeed are his core strengths.
In addition to this, Ola has been leading the Engineering Services for Tech Mahindra in the Nordic region. Furthermore, he has previous experience working at TCS with new business development, focusing on new logo acquisition in Sweden. Before that, he has held Management positions at Fujitsu, Bisnode, Tele2, WM-data/Logica (CGI), CSC (DXC) and Microsoft. Before entering ICT, he was working as a Management Consultant for 5 years.
Thierry is the CEO of GatewayDigital GmbH in Germany. He has about 20 years of automotive experience in Europe and over 10 years of digital experience.
Thierry worked during the last decade as C-Level manager for a European leader in e-commerce.
He identifies, support and convert business opportunities within Germany & cross-border regions. His vision, knowledge & experience allow him to create high value opportunities for his customers. His capacity to monetize ideas, structure projects and lead teams are key strengths to bring growth to his clients.
Thierry has a bachelor degree in business administration from Angelo State University, TX, USA. He started his career in France, working for Michelin and then for Mobivia group. From 2011 to 2018, he was leading Delticom AG as board member.
Since 2018, Thierry is the founder of plan.d GmbH, a strategic partner of the Gateway Group.
Elvar has about 30 years IT experience and over 15 years of managerial, sales and consulting experience with companies like Capacent, Oracle and Microsoft. Elvar spearheaded Microsoft Iceland for the first 3 years, then led Microsoft Information Worker Business in Russia and Microsoft Office business in Central Eastern Europe, covering 27 countries.
For the last three years Elvar has been doing business consulting in Iceland, both independently and with Capacent Iceland. Before Microsoft Elvar led his own company Teymi, mainly in Iceland but also in Sweden and Denmark. Teymi was acquired in 2002.
Elvar holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (California State University, Chico, USA) and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Kent Business School, Canterbury, UK).
Shaival is Chief Technology Officer of Gateway’s Transport and Logistics division – DiLX. He is responsible for Customer Delight, Technical Excellence, New Technology Innovation, Project Reviews, Process Implementation and Process Standardization for the DiLX team. He maintains customer relations, understands the target market and is extremely influential in the delivery of IT projects.
He has 18+ years of IT experience and great technical skills that help him deliver customer excellence, ensuring smooth delivery with technology always functioning as the backbone. He is responsible for exploring new technological frameworks and upcoming architectures for possible utilization in client solutions. Exposure to key engagements, working with European and Asian customers directly help his team and him understand the culture and define the strategy accordingly. He is highly respected for his technical and team-leading skill.
Shaival is an advanced technology futurist who keeps himself updated with the latest tech inventions and is most of the times seen engrossed in tech news. He has pursued his Advanced Software Technology from a reputed university.
Suparna Dasgupta is the Head of the Marcom department at Gateway Group. She is at the forefront of the communication function and responsible for building brand strategies, corporate positioning & identity building, and strategic communication.
With an extensive experience of over 13 years in corporate communications and brand management, she consistently delivers strong messaging and thought leadership based on human insights and business acumen.
Suparna has a Master’s degree in Journalism and an MBA in PR Marketing.
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