Hari is a Founder of Valgen and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India andalso a promoter- director of Great lakes Institute of Management - an International Business School in Chennai –India. He is also a member of YALE- Great Lakes Center for Management Research.
During more than two decades of his professional career, Hari has spearheaded various assignments encompassing consulting and operations. His specialization has been in business process studies, design and re-engineering, ERP design, ERP consulting & implementation, financial / operational restructuring, internal control systems and implementation of corporate Governance norms andrisk management. He established and managed a software unit as part of Allsec group and also their BPO operation for exclusive processing of Accenture India’s payroll and HR.
He led a team to US for study and advice CA (Computer Associates) for customizing ERP to Indian requirements. He has published articles and presented papers in professional journals and seminars of national and international forums on subjects like ERP implementation, Challenges in Automation in SMBs, BPO & ITES, Tax and budget reforms.
Kishore Sardesai is the Executive - Chairman of Valgen. He is a Fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountant of India and also a Promoter of Delphi Computech Group of Companies. Delphi is a prominent partner of SAP India having won award as the “Best eLearning Partner of SAP”. He has work and business experience of 34 years in India and Southeast Asia. He has worked with a large conglomerate in Indonesia and Hong Kong. The Group has varied business interests in banking, real estate, manufacturing and software. He has extensive understanding, knowledge and experience in system analysis in banking and manufacturing projects. His expertise lies in building various businesses from scratch and converting them into highly successful large enterprises at national and international levels. In 1989, he joined a garment and textile venture, which involved setting up all the manufacturing units in Jakarta for 100% exports to the US market and eventually he listed the company on the Jakarta Stock Exchange. This highlighted his career.
Kishore has also promoted Kaynet Group of companies, member of National Stock Exchange, Bombay Stock Exchange and Pune Stock Exchange. Kaynet is a well-known brand in the brokerage business in western Maharashtra currently having more than 50 branches. He acts as a consultant to many companies in South East Asia. His work involves advisory services in financial restructuring, IPO management, etc.
Considering the known fact of India’s Skill gaps and growing population, with a lack of education/ skills and lack of guidance for improved living and to reach the masses, Kishore has taken an initiative in promoting Delphi Skill Development Corporation in partnership with National Skill Development Corporation. The idea is to develop a network of training centres across India to provide education which will fill the skill gap of India and simultaneously ensure the increase in the number of skilled candidates ready for employment.
Dr. V G Veeraraghavan (Veera)Veera is the Founder and Director of Kripya group of companies, USA and Chennai, India. He is also the chief mentor of Kripya and provides strategic consulting to Kripya in Technology, Products and Services areas.
Veera has over 35 years of rich senior management experience in organizations such as Microvision, Standard MEMS, Lexmark International and IBM Corporation.
He received a bachelor's degree in science from the University of Madras (India) and a bachelor's degree in metallurgy from the Indian Institute of Science. He also holds a master's degree and a doctorate in materials engineering from Purdue University and a master's in business administration from the University of Kentucky