President and CEO The DATA Inc. Global Group of Companies
Mr. Verma was educated during his formative years at Mayo College, Ajmer (www.mayocollege.com). He received his School Certificate award from the University of Cambridge (UK).
Upon graduation, Mr. Verma was selected to join the prestigious National Defense Academy (www.nda.nic.in), where he was enrolled in a 3 year intensive study in academics and military training,. Per curriculum, he received another year of training at the renowned Indian Military Academy, and thereafter was commissioned into the Indian Army in 1965 (indianarmy.nic.in). This qualified him for a Bachelor’s of Science Degree. Later, he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. Know More
Chief Strategy Officer
As the Chief Strategy Officer of the Data Inc. Group of companies – Sudipta Gautam is a member of the Executive Leadership teams of all group companies. His responsibilities include working with the functional leads in each geography to drive growth and profitability. He also plays a key role in bringing on board the right talent for each of the group companies. Sudipta is a Co-founder, and was Executive Vice President of Premience LLC, a company focused on producing Oil and Gas from onsite marginal fields in southern US. Prior to Premience he was a partner in Accenture responsible for building its upstream energy capability for its India Delivery Center (IDC). Sudipta has built and managed the operations as the Chief Operating Officer and Head of Delivery of Scicom Technologies, a niche software services company focused on scientific computing. Scicom was sold to SAIC; Sudipta continued as Managing Director for SAIC India for seamless integration. In his earlier, entrepreneurial role, he established the US operations of an India based IT technology company which was sold to UK based Xansa (now Sopra Steria) a FTSE 100 company. Sudipta brings extensive experience in strategy, operational execution and finance, from start up to scale up. He has managed large delivery teams and key client relationships which has included strategizing and structuring complex commercial deals. Sudipta is a Chemical engineer from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and received an MBA with majors in Finance & Marketing from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM).
Senior Vice President – Head of Technology, DATA Inc. Global
As SVP of Technology for DATA Inc., Ashis Bhisey drives DATA Inc.’s IT Strategy, oversees all technology initiatives within the group across all geographies, and heads service delivery and solution sales for the United States. Ashis is also responsible for all internal IT strategy, planning, and implementation activities. Additionally, he has responsibility for process improvement and performance measurement for all internal processes.
Ashis has 33 years’ experience in the IT industry spanning global delivery management, client relationship management, program management, practice management, business transformation consulting, technology solution sales, and software application and product development.
He has experience providing technology services to clients in the banking, energy, telecom, and high-tech sectors and has worked in senior management positions for leading IT companies including SAIC, Xansa, IBM, and ICL, in various countries.
Ashis holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling, hiking and tennis, reading and listening to music, and performing volunteer work for worthy social causes.
Senior Vice President, Head of Finance – DATA Inc. USA
Jeff Terry is a seasoned Accounting and IT Professional who brings extensive experience and expertise in various business and technology fields.
At DATA Inc., Jeff is responsible for all aspects of the corporate Accounting and Finance functions, and coordinates financial and accounting functions with the organizations related sister companies.
Jeff is a 1978 graduate of the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University, with a major in Accounting. He received his Certified Public Accountant certification from the State of New Jersey in November 1992. He also received his Microsoft MCSE certification in March 2001. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as the New Jersey Society of CPAs.
In his spare time, Jeff enjoys running, gardening and coaching his daughter in various sports. He has participated in many running races, including running the New York Marathon in 2014. He is also an avid sports fan, enjoying watching his favorite teams, the New York Giants, New York Yankees and both the men’s and women’s basketball teams at his alma mater, Seton Hall University
Senior Vice President, Head of Sales – DATA Inc. USA
As Senior Vice President of Sales, Jennifer D’Silva is responsible for building a high performing team of Enterprise, National and Business Development to drive exponential growth in North America for DATA Inc. Jennifer oversees all Sales initiatives including developing, deploying and executing sales models, relationship building and leadership development, growing under-penetrated accounts and expanding relationships with key multi-nationals.
A proven revenue leader, Jennifer has 19 years of executive leadership experience in Sales and Business Development.
Jennifer holds a Degree in Marketing specializing in Business Economics and Sales Management.
Senior Vice President, Head of Recruiting, DATA Inc. USA
Gita Vernekar joined DataInc in 2004 and since then has not looked back. She joined as a Talent Acquisition Specialist and climbed the ranks as Head of Recruiting. Gita brings 18 years of hands-on experience and a professional approach, and takes the time to truly get to know each person she works with. She has also established herself as a hands-on, out-front leader steeped in big picture thinking and a passion for results. As Head of Recruiting, she coaches and leads a team of Talent Acquisition Specialists in North America and India.
Prior to joining DataInc, she had 4 years of experience as a Talent Acquisition Specialist and over 4 years of experience as a Project Coordinator.
Gita holds a Master’s Degree in Electronics. In her spare time, Gita likes to read, and spend time with family.