A seasoned and astute business leader, John drives Mastek’s growth strategy as its CEO.
John has played sales and marketing roles in growth organizations like Serco, HP and Nortel over the last 25 years. In his last job at Serco, John was the Sales and Marketing Director for UK and Europe, where his responsibilities included handling the UK Government – Serco’s largest customer.
With his deep expertise in business development and his track record with the UK markets – especially the UK government market – John is leading Mastek to the next level of growth.
John lives in Buckinghamshire with his wife, Josie, and their two children, Francesca and Christian. In his younger days, he played rugby and cricket competitively, and now enjoys skiing, golf and watching most sports.
John holds a degree in Business Administration & Management from Stanford University. He Played rugby and cricket competitively in his younger days; now enjoys skiing and golf.
Madhu KumarPresident & Head of North America
Madhu Kumar is the North America Head & President of Digility Inc. In his role, he helps clients gain business value by ensuring consistency in user experience. Whether that user is an employee, customer, or partner, digital transformation is one of the most important strategic challenges that business leaders face. Due to his 20 years of consulting experience, he fully understands that digital transformation needs to be a companywide initiative and that building a digital strategy requires collaboration with a strong partner to meet organization’s broader goals.
Prior to joining Digility, Madhu was part of the Management Council & Executive Vice President at Hexaware Technologies, where he played critical roles of heading industry business units, creating strategic alliances, wining and executing very large transformation deals. He successfully guided many Fortune 500 companies as they navigated change and implemented new strategies across the globe.
Madhu began his professional career as a Research Scientist with India’s Department of Atomic Energy, working on nuclear reactor control systems and simulation models. Madhu has done his Masters in Marketing Management from JBIMS, Mumbai; and, Computer Engineering from NEC, Madurai. An avid golfer, when Madhu is not on the course, enjoys reading and family time with his wife and two children.
Sudhakar RamGroup CEO & MD
Sudhakar is MD & Vice-Chairman of Mastek Group. He has worn many hats at the company over the decades. He led the R&D and Product development function, Customer deliveries, Quality function – through the ISO and CMM frameworks, HR and Finance functions at various points in time.
Sudhakar took the lead in securing VC funding for Mastek from TDICI in 1989 and drove Mastek’s IPO in 1992.In 2007, Sudhakar took over as Chairman and Managing Director of Mastek. In the same year, Sudhakar was selected as “CNBC Asia’s India Business Leader of the Year”.
Sudhakar formulated “Mastek 4.0” to create an organization that is a network of self-directed teams working in harmony to deliver tremendous value to customers and making them advocates for life.
Sudhakar is actively involved in “Social Impact” ventures. He co-founded Rural Shores, in India that brings customer service & business process outsourcing jobs to Tier 2 cities & villages across India.
Sudhakar Ram is a gold medalist in commerce from Loyola College, Chennai, and a silver medalist from IIM Kolkata. After working with Rediffusion he joined Mastek as a founding member in 1984.
Abhishek SinghGroup CFO
Abhishek Singh is the Group CFO at Mastek. He brings critical finance & general management experience to the organization including Corporate Performance Management, Corporate Development (acquisition & divestiture), Pricing & Contracting, Fund Raising, Accounting & Audit functions.
In his role, he is responsible for Finance & Accounts, Facility and Infrastructure, General Administration, Purchasing and Compensation & Benefits functionsglobally.
Prior to joining Mastek, Abhishek was a part of Management Team at First Source Solutions Limited. He was Sr. VP & Group Finance Controller out of USA & India. He acquired and integrated businesses, optimized costs & drove synergistic savings across the businesses of First Source. He was instrumental in putting together the analytical & MIS function which partnered with the business for predictable & profitable performance.
Abhishek is Masters in Finance from IMDR, Pune and Bachelors in Commerce (Hons) from Patna University. He has varied interest from swimming and scrabble to language, food & culture. When not delving into it, he likes to spend time with his wife & daughter.