Rajesh Phadke_Co-Founder_Kloudq

A seasoned entrepreneur with more than 15 years of solid experience in business management and consulting, Rajesh is a Chartered Accountant and has profound expertise in driving customer acquisitions, engagements, operations and key strategies across B2B and B2C environments.

As a Co-founder and Executive Director, Rajesh is responsible for key strategic initiatives at Kloudq and oversees marketing, sales and operations of the company.

Outside of Kloudq, Rajesh enjoys listening to music in any form and playing tabla. A fitness buff at heart, he loves working out and also plays Taekwondo.

Aditya Paranjape_IOT_Kloudq

Aditya joined us in the year 2017. Prior to Kloudq, he was heading the Kirloskar Generator Technologies business for Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited and was instrumental in implementing the IOT roadmap for KOEL Green Gensets. Aditya has over a decade of experience and has worked with L&T and IBM in the past.

At Kloudq, Aditya heads our IoT operations and plays a vital role in helping our customers build their IoT roadmap smoothly.

An Electrical Engineer from Mumbai University and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, Aditya is also a recipient of the IIM A Gold medal for scholastic performance.

Outside of Kloudq, Aditya is an avid reader and enjoys reading fiction, listening to western music and watching movies.

Milind Bhirud_CTO_Kloudq

A seasoned Software Engineering Professional with more than 18 years of diverse experience in Software Engineering, and Consulting. Milind is a Computer Engineer and has expertise in driving Software Development, Quality Engineering, Product Engineering, and Solution / System Engineering teams.

Milind is responsible for designing, developing and driving the Kloudq Enterprise Software Platforms. An analytical mind at heart, he loves to connect the dots.

Milind Panditrao_Our Management Team_Kloudq

Milind joined Kloudq right from the date of its inception. A veteran with 31 years of strong work experience, prior to his stint at Kloudq, Milind has a longstanding association with Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited a.k.a. KOEL; where his area of work spanned across various functions such as Planning, Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management and Business Process Reengineering.

At Kloudq, Milind is responsible for managing our ERP, PLM, CRM and Business Process Engineering Verticals.

Milind is a Mechanical Engineer by profession and is a native of Satara – a small city in Western Maharashtra with a big prehistoric importance and now home to a World Natural Heritage site – Kas Plateau.

Outside of Kloudq, Milind enjoys listening to music, loves reading and playing Table Tennis.

Chandrashekhar Dhabu_Our Management Team_Kloudq

Chandrashekhar plays a vital role of overseeing the entire financial operations as well as heading our ERP Delivery & Support function. Prior to Kloudq, he has been associated with several multinational companies including KPIT Cummins, Cummins, Bharat Forge, to name a few in the managerial capacity. Along with Kloudq, Chandrashekhar is also responsible for ERP Delivery and Support for Kirloskar group companies.

A native to a small village in Kolhapur district with a legacy of retail family business, Chandrashekhar is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a rank holder in the Chartered Accountancy exam.

Outside of Kloudq, Chandrashekhar loves listening to old classics. A cricket enthusiast at the core, he also loves volunteering for social work and actively contributes in all the local social initiatives as well as our CSR activities.

Anshoo Gaur_Our Management Team_Kloudq

Anshoo Gaur is CEO and founder of Praavega Systems, India’s first start-up Incubator. Till July 2016 Anshoo was the President and MD of Amdocs Ltd. India (NASDAQ: DOX), and a member of the Amdocs’ Global Management. Prior to joining Amdocs, he has held a variety of leadership roles at EDS/Mphasis and Sabre Inc.

Anshoo is the winner of several awards including Bloomberg-UTV CXO IT MNC Business leaders of the year Award 2010. He is a regular speaker at various industry forums, organizations and educational institutes and a founding curator of World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community hub in Pune, India. Anshoo is also actively involved with NASSCOM, CII, IMA, PMA and SEAP Pune. At Kloudq, Anshoo plays an advisory role as a Director on the board of the company.

Anshoo holds a Master’s degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Arizona, Tucson and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, India.

A realist to the core, Anshoo believes in building a fact-driven, transparent, objective and scientific culture to drive innovation.

Christopher Kolenaty_Our Management Team_Kloudq

Chris is an investment professional and founder of Snow Leopard Ventures, an early stage investment firm headquartered out of Pune, India. Over the past six years, the firm has made investments in ten companies across multiple industries including Healthcare, Technology, Consumer, FMCG, and IoT.

Prior to Snow Leopard, Chris spent two years in an operating role at a Kirloskar Group renewable energy subsidiary focusing on the solar space.

Before moving to India in February 2011, Chris was an investment banker in New York City with Merrill Lynch’s M&A group and Centerview Partners, where he advised large, publicly traded U.S. corporations on mergers, divestitures, acquisitions and other types of value creating restructuring. At Kloudq, Chris plays an advisory role as a Director on the board of the company.

In his free time, Chris practices Yoga and Vipassana, runs 10ks, and loves spending time with his family.

Makarand Gadre_Our Management Team_Kloudq

Mr. Makarand Gadre has 33+ years of extensive experience in Software Design, Architecture and Engineering. Prior to Kloudq, he has worked with Microsoft and has a rich experience in development of Word 2.0 (Windows 3.1), Excel 95 to Excel 2007 and various other Office products. He has also worked with Persistent Systems Limited as Associate Vice President – Engineering Excellence and he is Founder Partner of Place factor, LLC since April 2012 till present.

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