Leadership Team

Leadership Team - Diwakar Nigam

Diwakar Nigam

Chairman and Managing Director

Diwakar co-founded Newgen in 1992. He is also a founding member of NASSCOM, India’s apex Information Technology industry association. He was one of the members of NASSCOM’s Anti Piracy Task Group. Prior to joining Newgen, he founded Softek and was associated with it for 12 years.
Diwakar has been on our Board since April 1, 1993 and has more than 35 years of experience in the information technology industry. He is an alumnus of University of Allahabad, IIT Delhi and IIT Madras

Leadership Team - T S Varadarajan

T S Varadarajan

Whole-time Director

Varad co-founded Newgen in 1992. He has been on our Board since its incorporation. Prior to promoting Newgen, he promoted Softek Private Limited and was associated with it for 13 years. He has more than 35 years of experience in the field of software designing and development. He did his bachelor’s in science from the Bangalore University and engineering (electrical technology) from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. He holds a master’s degree in technology (computer science) from IIT, Madras.

Leadership Team - Priyadarshini Nigam

Priyadarshini Nigam

Whole-time Director

Priyadarshini has been on our Board since 1997. Previously, she was a journalist with over 10 years of experience. She has freelanced and published with South-North News Service and Depthnews Press Foundation Asia.
She holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Economics.

Leadership Team - Subramaniam Ramnath Iyer

Subramaniam Ramnath Iyer

Independent Director

Subramaniam Ramnath Iyer is an independent Director of our Company. A qualified chartered accountant, company secretary and cost accountant and bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Shri Ram College of Commerce University of Delhi. He is the sole proprietor of S.R. Iyer & Associates, Chartered Accountants. He has more than 36 years of experience in the field of finance, accounting and corporate law.

Leadership Team - Kaushik Dutta

Kaushik Dutta

Independent Director

Kaushik is a non-executive, independent Director of our Company. He previously served as Partner of Lovelock and Lewes and Price Waterhouse, Bangalore. He has served as an expert with the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs and Serious Fraud Investigation Office of the MCA. He is the founder and co-director of Thought Arbitrage Research Institute.
He graduated in commerce from St. Xavier’s College, University of Calcutta. He is a qualified chartered accountant and a fellow member of ICAI.

Leadership Team - Saurabh Srivastava

Saurabh Srivastava

Independent Director

Saurabh is an Independent Director of our Company. He is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and the Harvard University, USA. He has also been awarded Padma Shri by the Government of India. Mr. Saurabh Srivastava has several years of experience in the field of Information Technology. Mr. Srivastava is one of India's leading IT entrepreneurs, angel investors and venture capitalists. He is a founder director of Indian Angel Network and a former chairman of NASSCOM.

Leadership Team - Padmaja Krishnan

Padmaja Krishnan

Independent Director

Padmaja Krishnan is an independent Director of our Company. She has industry expertise spanning over thirty years as a global business leader and innovator in the Technology space. She has delivered business growth agenda, created and led SBUs for Companies. She has managed multiple business portfolios for organizations like CSC, Sopra-Steria, Dell-Perot Systems, TCS and reputed entrepreneurial ventures. She is also on the Board of Emerging Edges Consultants Pvt. Ltd. since 2010. She is a certified coach at Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching, certified Tick IT Lead Assessor from UK, Certified Corporate Director by Institute of Directors and has acted as a Guest Faculty at FMS, BIMTECH and NIFM. She did her Bachelors and Masters in Physics from University Of Delhi and M.Phil. in Computer & Systems Sciences from JNU, New Delhi

Leadership Team - S J Raj

S J Raj

Senior Vice President, HR Operations

Raj has been with us for over 25 years and is responsible for our human resources strategy, global operations and programs aligned human resource strategy. Before joining Newgen, he worked with Eicher Goodearth, SRF Nippondenso, PCS Data Products and Semiconductor Complex Limited.
He holds a master’s degree in Arts with specialization in Social Work from the Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi.

Leadership Team - Virender Jeet

Virender Jeet

Senior Vice President, (Sales & Marketing / Products)

Jeet has been with us for over 26 years and manages the overall strategic and operational responsibility for our entire portfolio of offerings. He oversees the key functions of product development, global sales and marketing and business enabling functions. He has led us in filing of over 35 patents in India and US, of which five have been granted.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the Savitribai Phule Pune University.

Leadership Team - Tarun Nandwani

Tarun Nandwani

Senior Vice President, Business Management – Existing Customers & Commercials

Tarun has been with us for over 26 years. He is responsible for driving business from existing customers, customer relationship management, commercial activities, contract management and new solution / application development. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the University of Delhi.

Leadership Team - Arun Kumar Gupta

Arun Kumar Gupta

Chief Financial Officer

Arun has been with us since 2010. He oversees financial planning, treasury, global taxation, investor relations, business finance, and compliances as well as financial reporting. He has 25 years of experience in finance. Previously, he worked with companies like Maersk, Thermax, Satyam. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Science from the University of Calcutta. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Cost and Works Accountant and a Company Secretary.