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Virender Jeet
CEO

Virender Jeet has been with Newgen for over 26 years and manages the overall strategic and operational functions for the company’s entire portfolio of offerings. He oversees product development, global sales and marketing, and business enablement, and has spearheaded the filing of various patents in India and the U.S. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Savitribai Phule, Pune University.

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Dr. S. J. Raj
SVP, HR and Operations

Dr. Raj has been with Newgen for over 25 years and manages the company’s human resources (HR) strategy, global operations, and programs aligned with HR strategy. Before joining Newgen, he worked with Eicher Goodearth, SRF Nippondenso, PCS Data Products, and Semiconductor Complex Limited. He holds a M.A., with a specialization in social work, from Jamia Millia Islamia University and a Ph.D. from Chandigarh University.

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Anand Raman
EVP and COO (Americas), Newgen Software Inc.

Anand Raman has been with Newgen for over 25 years. He oversees Newgen’s operations in the Americas and is responsible for driving the company’s scale, growth, and profitability in the region. He is also a director on the Board of Newgen Software Inc. Previously, Anand headed Newgen’s sales and marketing, global marketing, and product development teams.

Anand is also an official member of the Forbes Business Council. He holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering from Pune University and a certificate in Advanced Management from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania.

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Tarun Nandwani
COO

Tarun Nandwani has been with Newgen for over 26 years and manages the company’s existing customer and commercial business areas. He is responsible for customer relationship management, commercial activities, contract management, new solution and application development, and driving business from existing customers. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Delhi University.

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Arun Kumar Gupta
CFO

Arun Kumar Gupta has been with Newgen since 2010. He oversees financial planning, treasury, global taxation, investor relations, business finance, compliances, and financial reporting. He has over 25 years of experience in finance, having previously worked with companies like Maersk, Thermax, and Satyam. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science from the University of Calcutta and is a qualified company secretary, cost and works accountant, and chartered accountant.

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Vivek Bhatnagar
VP, Sales – EMEA

Vivek Bhatnagar manages Newgen’s sales and business operations in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) geography. He has over 25 years of experience in sales and geography management across various industries, including banking, insurance, telecom, healthcare, and manufacturing and with companies like Tata Consultancy Services. Vivek also writes industry-specific blogs and participates in active discussions with senior IT leadership across the EMEA region.

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Arvind Jha
SVP, Software Development

Arvind is responsible for product development. He has over three decades of experience in software development and engineering and driving business model transformation strategy for Global and Indian start-up companies. He is recognized by the Indian tech community as an innovator and community builder. Prior to Newgen, he was CEO of Pariksha Labs and had also led product development teams at Polaroid, Adobe, Monsoon Multimedia and Movico Technologies. Arvind holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from IIT Kharagpur.

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Rajvinder Singh Kohli
SVP, Sales

Rajvinder is driving Global Sales with focus on GSI relationships in his current role. He has about three decades of solution sales experience and has a keen interest and strong knowledge of existing and emerging technologies in Digital Process Automation and Transformation Space. He was associated with Newgen during 2002-09 for sales leadership position for India and APAC. He has also been associated with Automation Anywhere, Microsoft and IBM. He did his Master’s in Management from IRMA, Anand and Global Advance Management Program from ISB- Kellogg.

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Sunil Pandita
VP – South Asia

Sunil Pandita manages Newgen’s sales and business operations in the South Asia geography. He has 20 years of progressive experience in the technology industry and has worked with a number of companies, including Samsung, Adobe, and IBM. Sunil is a regular presenter and keynote speaker at various industry forums. He is an alumnus of Birla Institute of Technology and Science.

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Hemant Makhija
VP, Marketing

Hemant Makhija acts as Newgen’s global head of marketing and has over 27 years of experience leading product strategy, management, and marketing teams for various enterprise software companies in India, the UAE, and the U.S. Before joining Newgen, Hemant worked with organizations including Sage, Yahoo, and Plex Systems. He holds a Master’s in Marketing Management from Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, CA and a Bachelor’s in Engineering from Devi Ahilya University.

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Vivek Mani Tripathi
VP – Human Resources

Vivek brings a wealth of experience to his role of providing strategic leadership in planning and implementation of quality based integrated human resource programs in Newgen. He has held positions of increasing responsibility and complexity over the last 27 years across organizations like BIBA Apparels, Lava International, Bharti Airtel and Adobe Systems etc. He has also been a visiting faculty for the strategic human resource management course at the Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak and was the President Consulting & Executive Education at the School of Inspired Leadership, Gurgaon. Vivek holds a PGDPM and IR from XLRI Jamshedpur and has also been recognized as a Certified Executive Coach from the Royal Roads University, British Columbia, Canada.

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Pramod Kumar
VP, Sales – APAC

Pramod manages the APAC business and has been with Newgen for over 21 years. He has cross-functional leadership experience and has headed R&D Group, Marketing & New Product and Solutions COEs in his earlier role. He has filed 25 patents & published three research papers in international Journals. His interest areas include People Management, Negotiation, Solutioning, BPM, ECM, CCM, Creativity and Innovation Management, Document Imaging, Yoga, and Human Psychology. He is an alumnus of IMI Delhi and NIT Allahabad.

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Ashok Kapoor
VP, Customer Experience

Ashok Kapoor has been with Newgen for over 5 years and manages software delivery organization. He has expertise in managing operations, building strong teams, and working with customers across various geographies, including the U.S., Europe, India, EMEA, and APAC. Within the IT industry, Ashok has worked with both products and services at various organizations, including NIIT Technologies, Interglobe Technologies and Headstrong Ltd. He holds a Master’s in Business Administration from IIM Calcutta and a Bachelor’s in Engineering from BITS Pilani.

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Manojit Majumdar
VP, Channels

Manojit Majumdar has been with Newgen for the past 9 years, after previously working for Newgen in 1999. He has over 33 years of industry experience, having spent time at a number of companies, including IBM. Currently, Manojit is responsible for setting up Newgen’s global business partner ecosystem, expanding the partner program into new geographies, and engaging existing partners. He holds a Master’s from Symbiosis International University and a certificate in Global Business from Harvard Business School.

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R. Krishna Kumar
VP, Sales – ANZ

R. Krishna Kumar has been with Newgen for over 7 years and manages business operations in the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) geography. He has over 25 years of experience as an engineer and worked with various companies prior to Newgen, including Ramco, Microland, and Wipro. He held a number of positions related to software products and services during his 13 years at Wipro.

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Diwakar Nigam
Chairman and Managing Director

Diwakar Nigam co-founded Newgen in 1992. He is also a founding member of NASSCOM, India’s apex IT industry association, and was a member of NASSCOM’s Anti-Piracy Task Group. Prior to joining Newgen, he founded Softek and was associated with the company for 12 years. Diwakar has served on Newgen’s Board of Directors since 1993 and has more than 35 years of experience in the IT industry. He is an alumnus of University of Allahabad, IIT Delhi, and IIT Madras.

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T. S. Varadarajan
Whole-time Director

T. S. Varadarajan co-founded Newgen in 1992 and has been on the company’s Board of Directors since its incorporation. Prior to promoting Newgen, he promoted Softek Private Limited and was associated with the company for 13 years. He has more than 35 years of experience in software designing and development. He is an alumnus of Bangalore University, IISc Bengaluru, and IIT Madras, and holds a Master’s in Technology (computer science).

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Priyadarshini Nigam
Whole-time Director

Priyadarshini Nigam has served on Newgen’s Board of Directors since 1997. Previously, she was a journalist with over 10 years of experience. She has freelanced and published with the South-North News Service and Depthnews Press Foundation Asia. Priyadarshini holds a Master’s degree in Economics.

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Subramaniam Ramnath Iyer
Independent Director

Subramaniam Ramnath Iyer is a founder partner of Amtrak Consultants LLP which provides financial and corporate law advisory services to various entities. He has over forty years of post-qualification experience in the fields of finance, accounting, and corporate laws. He is qualified as a Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary, and Cost Accountant.

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Kaushik Dutta
Independent Director

Kaushik Dutta is the founder and co-director of the Thought Arbitrage Research Institute and has over 25 years of experience in finance and accounting, having previously served as a partner at both Lovelock and Lewes and Price Waterhouse. He has served as an expert with the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs and the Serious Fraud Investigation Office within the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. Kaushik has also authored the Handbook of Independent Directors: Upholding the Moral Compass, co-authored Corporate Governance: Myth to Reality and India Means Business: How the Elephant Earned Its Stripes, and acted as a contributing author of CR Data and Company Law (VII Edition). He graduated in commerce from St. Xavier’s College, University of Calcutta. He is a qualified chartered accountant and a fellow member of ICAI.

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Saurabh Srivastava
Independent Director

Saurabh is one of India’s leading IT entrepreneurs, angel investors and venture capitalists. He has more than 40 years of experience in the field of Information Technology. He is a founder director of Indian Angel Network and a former chairman of NASSCOM. He has also been honored with Padma Shri by the Government of India. He is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, and Harvard University, USA.

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Padmaja Krishnan
Independent Director

Padmaja has over 40 years of industry experience as a global business leader and innovator in the technology space. She has led multiple business portfolios for organizations like Tata Consultancy Services, CSC, Sopra-Steria, Dell-Perot Systems, and Genisys Group. She provides Business Mentoring services and is a Certified Executive Coach at Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching. She is a Certified Tick IT Lead Assessor from UK and a Certified Corporate Director from Institute of Directors.