Our Leadership Team

Ajit Kumbhare

Founder and CEO

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Nilesh Dhingra

Co-Founder and Co-CEO

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Ajit Kumbhare

Founder And CEO

Ajit founded Fresh Gravity in January 2015 with the vision to build a world-class organization that makes innovative, cutting-edge technologies accessible to clients of all sizes and enables them to solve their most critical business challenges.
 
For the past two decades, Ajit has had a history of success helping Fortune 500 companies leverage technology across numerous industries. Prior to starting Fresh Gravity, Ajit founded Serene Corporation in 2003 and served as its CEO for 12 years. Ajit also sits on the board of ThoughtSphere, Inc. and VisageMap, Inc.
 
Ajit holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

Nilesh Dhingra

Co-Founder And Co-CEO

As Fresh Gravity’s Co-founder and Co-CEO, Nilesh envisions a top notch global consulting firm that will be known for its business and technical knowledge, adaptability to client needs and professionalism.
 
In a career spanning over 20 years in business and technology consulting, Nilesh has worked for companies like Sapient and Accenture. At Accenture, where he spent close to 10 years, Nilesh was a part of the systems integration group. He also held global leadership positions in SOA and API Management focus areas. Over the years, he has played advisory roles to many Fortune 500 C-level executives. He has experience in delivering successful projects for clients like JP Morgan Chase, Blue Cross Blue Shield, U.S. Marines, American Express, Centene, Pepco and DDoT.
 
Nilesh holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and an M.S. in Transportation Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech. Nilesh is based in the Washington, D.C. area.



Capabilities

Vivek Karnik

Managing Director, Client Success

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Sudarsana RoyChoudhury

Director, Data Management

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Marc Paolo

Director, Client Success

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Suhas Joshi

Director, Data Management

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Vivek Karnik

Managing Director, Client Success

Vivek leads the successful delivery of our projects. He focuses on developing and nurturing client relations by building trust and providing value added advisory services. He also partners with sales teams in developing innovative, results driven solutions as part of building capabilities.

Vivek has spent 20+ years designing and implementing business outcome driven IT solutions with a focus on enhancing the customer experience through the marketing, sales, fulfillment and service life cycles. He has helped clients like China Airlines, Virgin Mobile USA, Motorola, Walt Disney World, Gilead Sciences, Healthy Directions and TELUS Health contain and manage the inherent disruption associated with large scale transformation programs. He focuses on business integration with the goal of optimizing and enhancing operational capabilities with positive outcomes to top and bottom line results. He is an expert in program execution models of system integration and business process outsourcing services.

Vivek has worked for Ernst & Young, The SABRE Group, Patni Computer Systems and Serene Corporation where he specialized in CRM, MDM and Systems Integration. His industry experience includes Telecom, Travel & Hospitality, Retail, Life Sciences and Health Care Administration. In the last few years, he has led several engagements helping companies migrate their business support systems to cloud based solutions.

Vivek holds an M.S. in Industrial Engineering and an MBA from Clemson University in South Carolina.

Sudarsana RoyChoudhury

Director, Data Management

Sudarsana plays a leadership role in the Data Management team at Fresh Gravity. In this role, she focuses on development of talent to cater to the next generation of Data Management services. Her key responsibilities include guiding the team to enhance their skillset, selecting the right talent and driving go-to-market solutions that address business pain points for our clients. Sudarsana leads several go-to market, innovative, Gravity Labs R&D solutions at Fresh Gravity. She leverages her hands-on project execution background to ensure seamless delivery of client projects by providing oversight and leadership to the teams located across geographies. She also leads collaboration with Fresh Gravity’s partners like Reltio and Informatica.

Sudarsana has played several roles in her experience of 25+ years in product development, IT and service delivery. Sudarsana comes from a technical background and stays ahead of the curve on the latest technologies in Data Management including cloud-based solution for data warehousing and master data management. As a seasoned Data Management and Data Governance professional, she has extensive domain expertise in various industries such as Hi-tech, Life Sciences, Entertainment & Media and Financial Services.

Prior to joining Fresh Gravity, Sudarsana worked at HCL Technologies in India, Oracle Corporation in Redwood Shores, CA; NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA and Serene Corporation in India.

Sudarsana holds a Master of Computer Science and Engineering degree from Jadavpur University, India.

Marc Paolo

Director, Client Success

Marc is a Director in our Client Success capability and assures the successful delivery of our projects. He focuses on developing and nurturing client relationships by building trust and providing value added advisory services. He also partners with sales teams in developing innovative, results driven solutions as part of building capabilities.

Marc is a Software and Consulting Industry veteran with over 24 years of experience. He has been with distinguished firms that include Ernst & Young, PeopleSoft, Siebel Systems, Oracle, and Serene Corporation, among others. He has been a Project Management Professional (PMP) since 2009. Marc’s current and past roles have always had a prominent project governance component, and he has valuable experience working with multiple programs, projects, project managers, and executive status reporting.

Marc’s diverse Enterprise Software implementation background includes CRM, MDM, ERP, System Integration, as well as Account Management in both the On-Premise and SaaS space. His experience with dozens of enterprise-level projects, focus on process excellence and his ability to communicate and manage executive level needs has helped many clients achieve success.

Marc holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and M.S. in Management of Technology, both from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Marc is based in Dallas, TX.

Suhas Joshi

Director, Data Management

Suhas co-leads Fresh Gravity’s Data Management capability. In this role, Suhas is responsible for thought leadership, generating new business, pre-sales, and delivery of enterprise data management solutions.

Suhas is an accomplished technologist and software executive offering over twenty years of experience in product development, solutions delivery and management across various industries including clinical R&D, pharma, healthcare and semiconductors. Suhas has led large teams in product development, technology consulting and as the head of data delivery in companies like IQVIA, Informatica and i2 Technologies. Prior to Fresh Gravity, in his role at IQVIA, Suhas was the “Director, Data Factory” for the Clinical R&D business, leading architecture, development and operations of the enterprise clinical data warehouse, master data management solutions, analytics and other data initiatives.

Suhas holds a B.S. in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the University of Mysore, India. Suhas is based in Raleigh, NC.

Jonathan Beinke

Chief Strategy Officer

Jonathan joined Fresh Gravity as Chief Strategy Officer in September of 2015. In his role he is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the organization while developing strong partnerships with clients and driving growth through new business
opportunities.
 
Jonathan has 20 years of experience with the last 15 primarily in the technology space. Prior to Fresh Gravity, Jonathan held numerous sales and marketing leadership roles at Siebel, Oracle, Jive Software,
and Violin Memory.
 
Jonathan holds a bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard University.



Geographies

Dipti Joshi Vidwansa

Founding Member and
Managing Director, India

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Dipti Joshi Vidwansa

Managing Director, India

Dipti heads the India office of Fresh Gravity with an ideal combination of technical expertise and business savvy. She ensures the global cross-functional teams work effectively and efficiently regardless of their location.
 
She
brings more than 12 years of leadership experience in implementing Customer Relationship Management and Master Data Management solutions for companies around the globe. Her previous consulting experience includes tenures at Accenture, Wipro, and
Serene.
 
Dipti has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science from Amravati University.

Rick Musselman

Managing Director, Canada

Rick is excited to share Fresh Gravity’s remarkable capabilities with new clients in Canada and the U.S. Rick is a Chartered Professional Accountant based in Ottawa, Ontario. In addition to Rick’s role at Fresh Gravity,Rick is a part-time Professor at
the University of Ottawa.
 
Rick has been successful in many areas of business for over 15 years. A dedicated professional with a high level of competence and an extremely high level of integrity, Rick is a current member
of two professional organizations: CPA Ontario and the Ontario College of Teachers.Rick gained an intimate knowledge of the delivery of large scale technology projects when he worked in Project Management at Sapient Corporation and as an independent
contractor.
 
Rick worked in the U.S., India and Canada on projects with companies such as Chase Bank, Union Gas and Enbridge Gas Distribution Services.
 
Rick is the proud father of 3 boys and is active in his
community as a volunteer hockey and soccer coach.