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A pioneering IT entrepreneur, Mr. Jain has been instrumental in driving growth and innovation across delivery of Financial Technologies for over 3 decades. Mr. Jain’s first venture was Nucleus Software in 1986, followed by Polaris Software Lab in 1993 which grew at a rate of over 100% CAGR in its first 7 years. His latest foray, built around the concept of Design Thinking, is Intellect Design Arena that provides Global Financial Platforms applying truly Digital Technologies.
His commitment to Design Thinking is reflected in the creation of 8012 FinTech, the World’s first Design Center dedicated to Financial Technology and his flagship workshop on Design Thinking, UnMukt by SoDT, a School for Design Thinking. UnMukt provides an excellent opportunity to learn the basic tenets of Design Thinking & understand its applicability in today’s world of ever changing dynamics. Through SoDT, he conducts 10X workshops on innovative thinking for Start-Up entrepreneurs.
His contributions towards the community include Ullas Trust that has so far reached out to over 2,50,000 children from economically challenged sections of Government, Municipal and Aided Schools. Continuing his Social Connect initiatives, Arun has recently launched ‘Mission Samriddhi’. This initiative is dedicated to holistic human development in India, through the design and development of projects that are sustainable and capable of scale to positively impact the larger population.
Mr. Jain has been bestowed with numerous accolades including the ‘CII Lifetime Achievement Award’, ‘Lifetime Achievement Award at the Design Thinking Conclave & Awards 2018’, ‘Indo‐ASEAN Business Initiative Award’, ‘Pathfinders – Award for Excellence in IT & ITES recognized by Times Group’, ‘ICICI Venture – CII Connect Entrepreneur Award’, ‘Lions Clubs International award for Youth Empowerment’ etc. He holds/has held prestigious positions in Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Madras Management Association (MMA), Software Technology Parks of India (STPI), National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) and the Indo American Chamber of Commerce (IACC).
He has been a Director since inception of Maveric in 2000, guiding and supporting the company through multiple transformations in its journey.
Chief Executive Officer and Whole-time Director
As CEO and Co-founder, Ranga, strategizes and spearheads Maveric’s pursuit to become one of the world’s top three Bank-Tech solutions specialists transforming digital ecosystems of retail banking, corporate banking, and wealth management.
For more than twenty years, Ranga’s laser focus has created an organization that learns, experiments, and innovates through its passionate people and ‘free radical’ practices. His customer success obsession is evident in Maveric’s industry-renowned solutions across pressing challenges in CX, Digital Ops, Regulatory compliance, and connected core domains.
Having amassed versatile skills across Management Consulting, Business Strategy, and People management through pivotal roles in World Bank, AMEX, Polaris, E&Y, and AT Kearney, Ranga, offers exceptional insight into Maveric’s growth trajectory.
Postgraduate in HRM and IR from XLRI and based in Bengaluru, Ranga brings his abundant love of the outdoors and adventure into crafting Maveric’s self-transformational Himalayan programs. Deeply caring about organizational building, Ranga’s philosophy is powerful: “Who you are with on the bus is more important than where the bus is going.”
Director - UK, Europe & Global Accounts
As co-founder of Maveric Systems, N. N Subramanian (Subbu) leads new client acquisition for the UK and Europe and focuses on building and nurturing relationships for Global Accounts. His role encompasses developing strategic plans and identifying growth opportunities critical to Maveric’s quest to become one of the top three global BankTech providers by 2025.
Over the course of his journey at Maveric, he was instrumental in establishing governance rhythms that delivered on the organization’s strategic priorities and burnished the brand’s reputation in the industry.
A veteran of business development and management consulting practices, Subbu, has been with Maveric since its inception and championed 100-plus banking transformation journeys. Subbu holds a master’s in business management studies from the Management Development Institute. Based in Chennai, he unwinds by listening to music, watching cricket, and going for long drives.
Mahesh is a co-founder and director at Maveric. In his role, he singularly focuses on strategizing and driving growth across our strategic banking customers. He provides the robust leadership and blueprint for aligning our high-demand business units and services to create contextualized solutions that address key CXO level challenges across our strategic customers.
With over 22 years of experience in the IT industry in the area of solutions design, delivery, and quality, Mahesh has a wide range of experience in delivering complex testing solutions to clients in Europe and the US through innovative models of offshore and onsite service delivery. He has also been instrumental in building and scaling the telecom vertical organically at Maveric.
Prior to joining Maveric, he founded Adarsh Technologies, an IT solutions company which catered to clients in the retail segment in the US, and provided solutions for co-operative banks in India. Mahesh started his career with Infosys Technologies and AF Ferguson.
As the Co-founder and whole-time Director at Maveric, P Venkatesh (PV) leads the global core banking business that is now aligned with Temenos. PV and his solution architects successfully won 9 out of 10 engagements having envisioned and launched industry-first test frameworks, automation, and contextual value-adds.
At Maveric, PV’s stellar thought leadership has continually influenced leading banks’ growth strategies by advancing their revenue maximization, cost optimization, and regulatory compliance mandates.
A veteran of 30 years, consultant, and entrepreneur, across banking, financial services, retail, government, and urban services, PV’s deep competence in retail banking and regulatory compliance is sought across geographies.
Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and Cost and Works Accountants of India, PV is passionate about forecasting trends and pursuing unchartered territory. His multi-disciplinary interests in literature, philosophy, mathematics, music, and theatre also inspire his credo: Enduring companies and communities have leaders who have beautiful minds.
Dr TR Madan Mohan, is the Managing Partner of Browne & Mohan a business transformation consulting firm and an independent director on the Board of Maveric systems.
Dr Mohan has been associated with Frost & Sullivan, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, Eric Sprott School of Business, Carleton University, Canada and Brisbane Graduate School of Business, Queensland University of Technology, Australia. A founding member of the NASSCOM Product forum, Dr. Mohan sits on advisory and independent director roles for multiple software companies.
A R Parthasarathy is a Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant and Company Secretary and also is a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Fraud Examiner. He has rich experience of close to 3 decades, in Enterprise Risk Management, Governance, Cost Control, Sarbanes Oxley Compliance and IT Advisory. He is a Senior Partner at RGN Price & Co., Chartered Accountants.
He is associated with Madras Chapters of Institute of Internal Auditors and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He has co-authored books on “IT Outsourcing – Audit Guide”, “Leveraging Data Analytics for Fraud Detection” and “AI in Financial Services – a Primer for Internal Audit and Fraud Detection” published by Institute of Internal Auditors, India.
He is an Independent Director of the Company and chairs the audit committee, providing guidance on governance, risk and compliance.
A celebrated thought-leader, Rama Sivaraman brings 30 years of diverse IT industry experience across service delivery, product development and implementation, delivery assurance, and program management. In her previous appointment, she was the Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director, and Board member of a $300M revenue IT major. From influencing several fortune 500 clients and leading global development centers, Rama has built top-notch teams and successfully delivered on complex mandates.
Sought after as a women leader and part of an elite women CXOs team, she co-founded ‘Empowering Women in IT (eWit)’ and served as its President (2013-15). Ranked as one of the Top 20 Women leaders in IT in India (Data Quest, August 2014), Rama was felicitated with a woman leadership award for excellence in the IT sector in Singapore(CMO Asia, 2016).
An Engineering graduate with an MBA in Finance and Systems, Rama is currently the President of India Operations at magedata.ai – a leading-edge AI company specializing in Data Privacy, Security, and Compliance.
As a Maveric board member, she guides the company to fulfill its aspiration of becoming one of the world’s top three BankTech solutions specialists.
Chief Finance Officer, Director
As Maveric’s CFO, Venky leads the Finance function, including controllership, treasury, secretarial, and compliance. As part of Maveric’s 4.0 growth journey, Venky plays a critical role in the areas of Investment Planning, Strategic ROI, and creating and administering wealth-sharing initiatives that nurture high-caliber talent.
Venky is not a stranger to winning in complex business situations and has worked in senior finance roles in Mindtree, Subex, Accenture, and Wipro in the past. Previously, as a CFO with Subex, he successfully led capital reduction initiatives that helped create significant shareholder value. The company’s market cap rose from INR 325 Crore to over INR 2000 Crore.
Recognized among the top 100 CFOs for 2021 by CFO India and part of the CII Economic Affairs Committee, Venky is a sought-after speaker across renowned Finance forums – CII, BCIC, and CFO Engage.
Certified from IIM-A for Advanced Corporate Finance, his passion for being a better version each day is evident in his work ethic. Whether winning the India Risk Award as Mindtree’s Chief Risk Officer or running global marathons, Venky lives his belief – ‘Efforts show up in the outcome when we do what is right and not what is convenient.’
Director, Strategic Relationship
As the Director of Sales and Strategic Relationships at Maveric, Mahadevan V (Maha) works closely with the Top 50 global banks to generate long-term annuity business and integrate multiple service offerings. His endeavors are crucial to Maveric’s aspiration to become one of the top three leading Bank Tech providers by 2025.
A veteran of 37 years, fourteen with Maveric, Maha has led business development teams to drive growth across North America, UK, Europe, and APAC. His proven acumen to seize and deliver banking transformation mandates makes him a sought-after leader.
Before Maveric, Maha worked with Polaris Software as SVP & SBU Head, managing large BFS outsourcing projects for clients like Shinsei Bank, Citibank, Deutsche Leasing, and NEC Corporation.
Maha holds a bachelor’s degree in science from the University of Madras. Based in Chennai, he is passionate about nurturing emerging leaders, in line with his credo – ‘leadership is an action, not a position.’
As an Executive Director at Maveric, Muralee helms the creation of productized solutions that enables Industry-leading CXOs to solve complex challenges across CX, Digital Ops, Connected Core, and Regulatory Compliance. Envisioning Maveric as a global brand specializing in Data, Analytics, and Cloud, Muralee’s efforts strongly influence the organization’s deep inroads into Europe’s leading regional banks and forging partnerships with big-technology platforms.
With 24 years of tech leadership experience across Tesco, Altisource, and start-ups like Analyttica Datalabs and Clairvolex IP, Muralee’s contributions have transformed some of the world’s largest mortgage servicing platforms and e-commerce destinations.
Muralee’s changemaker zeal finds expression in Ganitham Labs, a digital network he founded that helps organizations build and scale products and IP using new-age technologies.
Masters in Tech, Finance, and Financial Management from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Muralee, is based in Bengaluru.
A discerning observer of human behavior in the changing milieu of culture and politics, when not consumed by the ‘technology-aesthetic,’ Muralee is drawn to travel and its associations with gourmet food.
Astute in thinking and always articulate, Muralee likes to say that shifting from gut hunch to data crunch is the right way to make decisions.
Director Europe Sales
As Director, Europe Sales, Lars, focuses on expanding Maveric’s Europe footprint through new logo acquisition and driving an impactful sales organization. The vision of Maveric being recognized as a genuinely global Bank-Tech brand finds strength in Lars’s demonstrated competence across business domains and his extensive network across the Nordics, Benelux, and UK&I.
With thirty years of industry experience across IT, Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance, Lars has worked with first-rate industry innovators – TCS, HCL, HP and built versatile domain understanding in core banking systems, payments infrastructure, and data centers.
As HCL’s first Nordic employee who signed new business in the face of local contenders, Lars is a veteran who showcases the might of Maveric’s and India’s delivery value.
The challenge ‘gene’ that pushes Lars in sales finds expression in his outside pursuits. Having bicycled from Sweden to Paris, he finished a sub-4 hour marathon and completed the classic Swedish triathlon.
Lars has an executive MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics. He shares his exuberant love for food, culture, and the outdoors with his family and friends. He believes if you are enjoying every minute, everyone, including your customers, will want to be by your side.
Senior Vice President, Digital Business Unit
As the leader of Maveric’s Digital Business unit, Kishan Sundar brings unrivaled organizational leadership and business acumen to champion significant initiatives that include digital design thinking and strategic customer experience. His present mandate of forging new paths in digital banking transformations is essential to Maveric’s aspiration of becoming one of the top three Bank Tech companies by 2025.
With two decades of valued BFSI and Retail experience, Kishan has collaborated on some of the most compelling end-to-end delivery managed test services projects, drawing strength from his credo, ‘Work hard in silence, and let success be the noise.’
Senior Vice President, Key Account Relationship
Sunil helms the execution of accelerated growth plans for key accounts, including their service, and market levers. His role is indispensable to the overall growth that builds Maveric’s stellar differentiation in the developed markets of ME, APAC, Europe, and the US.
Under Sunil’s leadership, Maveric is anticipated to experience consistent revenue growth, with a strong emphasis on maintaining a well-balanced portfolio of services and domain-led offerings with the identified key accounts. Additionally, the focus will be on establishing Maveric’s versatile service capabilities within the market.
Sunil’s quest to make Maveric a preferred partner for the Key customers in the vital geographies power the organization’s goal to become one of the top three global Bank-Tech providers by 2025.
Twenty years with Maveric in high-impact roles across sales, business, talent, delivery, and account management; Sunil was also instrumental in shaping the Temenos product services for Maveric.
An MBA in Finance, Sunil’s unflagging efforts find expression in his favourite saying, one of history’s most inspirational lines – ‘And miles, to go before I sleep.’
Senior Vice President, QE Business Unit
As an SVP, Business Leadership for Quality Engineering, Aravind steers Maveric’s overall strategy engine that delivers QE services globally. In a role central to the organization’s ambitious 2025 growth trajectory, his mandate extends across project and delivery management, innovation, and human capital.
In twenty years with Maveric, Aravind has played critical delivery and business leadership roles across technology and operations. While his teams devise next-gen contextual solutions for customers’ QE transformation journeys, Aravind’s leadership style favors cherry-picking and preparing the brightest minds fearless about change.
With a master’s in Computer Application, he credits his versatile expertise to leading technology adoption programs at top banking and financial institutions across Europe, the Middle East, the Americas, and APAC.
Aravind is a fan of grunge and black metal music and finds his groove when riding long distances. And his mantra? Allow intuition to guide one’s life by trusting in serendipity that comes from not resisting the present moment.
Senior Vice President, Account Partner – Strategic Accounts
As the Client Partner & SVP for North American strategic accounts for Technical Services, QA, BI, and Data Services, Krishnakumar Ranganathan (KK) partners with key client stakeholders across Data, Digital, and QE. His present mandate to maximize customer impact lends strength to Maveric’s 2025 aspiration of becoming one of the world’s top three leading Bank Tech companies.
KK is a Maveric veteran of 20 years. His earlier roles in Delivery, Testing, and Business Strategy, across India, the UK, and the US is vital for Maveric to expand its credibility across the NA region.
A Sciences graduate and a master’s in International Business, KK is passionate about pursuing sports and contributing to children’s education. Based in Texas, KK believes, ‘Never stop learning because life never stops teaching.’
Senior Vice President, Delivery - Core Transformation Services
As the SVP and head of Core Transformation Services at Maveric, Anand manages the overall relationship and services and directs joint-go-to-market solutions with Temenos. A veteran of 25 years in the banking technology services universe, Anand draws his deep expertise from the diverse banking-IT roles of service delivery, program management, product selection, infrastructure management, digital channel launch, maintenance, and support.
Before joining Maveric, Anand led the payment authentication business for Wibmo, a full-stack payment technology company acquired by PayU.
Incredibly passionate about Maveric’s aspiration of becoming Europe’s largest and the most preferred customer brand across Temenos Transact & Infinity services by 2026, Anand credits his relentless daily efforts to the words: The only impossible journey is the journey you never begin.
Based in Bengaluru, Anand has a master’s degree in computer sciences from NIIT. When he has time outside his profession, he carves out time for food, cars, and travel.
Senior Vice President Delivery – Data Engineering
As SVP for Maveric’s Data Competency Unit, Chandramouli Sundaram (Mouli) helms delivery, and governance, across customers and geographies for the overall Data Unit. His role is pivotal to Maveric’s aspiration to become one of the top three global BankTech providers by 2025.
Mouli brings rich technology leadership expertise, having scaled Wipro’s Big Data business from scratch to $100 M and Mexico’s growing Data team of 150+ specialists across Guadalajara and India. After the versatile 17 years of Wipro experience across consulting, pre-sales, technical implementation, and delivery management, Mouli served as the VP for Decision Minds.
With an MBA in Systems, his tireless efforts resonate with the saying, ‘Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching.’
Based in Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu, Mouli finds joy in long-distance travel, spending time with his non-techie friends, and partnering with local authorities to call out and improve citizenry facilities.