Karan Yaramada

Karan Yaramada

CEO & Founder

Karan Yaramada founded Kanverse in 2020, and established Jade Global, as the Founder and CEO in 2003 with a vision and passion to deliver excellence to its customers. An alumnus of Harvard Business School, Karan exemplifies the company’s deep rooted culture of maximizing value from the latest technology to address some of the biggest business challenges. Kanverse is Karan’s visionary pursuit to interweave the world with the power of AI, driven by the need for safe and responsible use of this revolutionary technology.

Akhil Sahai

Dr. Akhil Sahai

Chief Product Officer, Founding Member

Dr. Sahai, a Founding member of Kanverse, is an accomplished executive with the 20+ years of extensive experience, of managing high growth, multi-hundred million dollar product portfolios and their GTMs at large Enterprises like LexisNexis, HP, Dell, Cisco, VMware, and of having scaled startups as Head of Products, like Gale Technologies (acquired by Dell), Perspica Inc. (acquired by Cisco) and Symphony SummitAI. He has a Ph.D. from INRIA France and an MBA from Wharton School. He has 17 technical patents, has authored a book and 80+ technical peer reviewed articles.

Adesh Patel

Adesh Patel

Head of Engineering, Founding member

Adesh is one of the Founding members of Kanverse. He has 14+ years of experience and is currently leading Kanverse's engineering team to define the vision and strategy for product development. He also oversees Kanverse's research in artificial intelligence, automation, analytics.

He has a wide range of experience from building consumer products, cloud applications at scale, and building intelligent services using AI. He is a developer at heart, and he continues to learn from his experiences as a developer and an organizational leader. He is a firm believer that AI will help humans achieve a lot more in the future.

Arvind Nehru

Arvind Nehru

Chief Customer Success Officer

Arvind is a 25-year veteran of the IT industry with extensive experience in building and running businesses across Software Product and Services companies. As a Strategic Customer Success Leader, Arvind has been focusing on mining, pursuing, curating and leading business transformation initiatives using leading edge technologies for existing and prospective clients. Arvind is a passionate, hands-on, international executive who deftly leads complex global client relationships and manages Application Services Delivery spanning Solution/Offering Development, Consultative Sales & Delivery, and Service Go-To market strategy. Arvind’s earlier roles included Cognitive Automation Services Leader at Automation Anywhere Strategic Client Engagement Leader at HP, and ERP Partner at KPMG.

Sameer Deshpande

Sameer Deshpande

Chief Revenue Officer

Sameer has almost three decades of customer management experience with a proven track record of double-digit sales growth for small and large IT (Information Technology) Services organizations, including a couple of boutique companies and a Top-10 Global IT Services Provider. Most recently, as the Chief Growth Officer with NTT DATA Services for their Consulting & Digital Transformation Business, he chartered NTT DATA's go-to-market framework & strategy to establish a market-relevant Consulting-Led, Digital Sales and solutioning organization. Sameer's decisive leadership has delivered the highest business growth, helped build client-centric culture, recruited top talent, and aligned employees to achieve a shared vision and goals.

Arvind Nehru

Vikas Jain

Vice President Sales

Vikas has over 20 years of diverse experience in the Software and IT industry, building & scaling businesses and driving revenue growth & value creation for clients across the global markets of North America, Europe and Asia. In his current role, Vikas is leading Kanverse’s global sales efforts and enabling clients across industries realize tangible benefits from our AI-powered Hyperautomation platform.

His earlier roles included Consulting BU leader at IDC, Country Leader for Analytics at DXC, Strategic Sales Leader at IBM Growth Markets and Sales Leader for Financial Services at Oracle. A Management Graduate in Business Economics, Vikas is very passionate about Digital Business Transformation and has been championing DX 2.0 initiatives in Big Data, Analytics, AI, Intelligent Automation, CX and Cloud.

Advisory Board

Arvind Nehru

Thomas Bakewell

Accomplished IT executive with exceptional C-level experience in the insurance, high tech industry and nonprofits with a relentless drive to improve business operations, increase productivity and reduce costs.

Develop high performing, exceptionally well organized teams that create multi-year, scalable plans to drive revenue growth. Collaborate with stakeholders and high-level executives to create highly effective processes, organizational models, and IT initiatives. Deliver optimized solutions to manage costs and deliver innovations leading to rapid growth. Implement highly aligned product strategies that result in tangible ROI growth and service and cost improvements. Overhaul underperforming operations and creating strategic plans for growth. Passionate problem solver known for business acumen, delivering on commitments, and creating an environment of continuous improvement and entrepreneurship.

Mr. Bakewell currently serves on several advisory boards including the California State University Cybersecurity Advisory Board, Kanverse, as well as OpsCruise. He has also served on the CEO advisory boards for Splunk and Vectra Networks. In addition to his professional career, Mr. Bakewell has been involved in many nonprofit and charitable organizations.