Paresh Zaveri is the Chairman of Aurionpro’s Board of Directors. He co-founded the company in 1997 and has been the strategic architect of its growth ever since. Paresh led the formulation of Aurionpro’s incisive corporate strategy that included a balanced combination of organic and inorganic growth and was instrumental in identifying the markets to expand into and the acquisition targets that would both fit within Aurionpro’s corporate culture and targeted growth plans. Having successfully performed several corporate roles, Paresh now focuses on providing day-to-day executive, financial, operational, and strategic oversight to the senior leadership team.
He brings 20+ years of experience in corporate finance, supply chain, general management, and strategic planning to his role with Aurionpro, and is also influential in advising a number of industry-related organizations and enterprises. Based in Singapore, Paresh holds a degree in engineering as well as an MBA in finance.
Co-Chairman & Director
Amit Sheth holds the position of Co-Chairman & Managing Director at Aurionpro. Being one of the founding members, Amit has been instrumental in driving the Banking & Financial services portfolio of Aurionpro. He has spearheaded the company’s initial path of expansion across India and Southeast Asia.
Amit currently oversees and guides business development and strategic partnership initiatives and continues to play an influential role in Aurionpro’s geographic expansion across Middle East and Africa.
With over 22 years of experience in corporate finance, equities and technology, he brings domain expertise in banking operations and cash management. Prior to Aurionpro, Amit has held key positions with Twentieth Century Finance and Lloyds Securities. An acclaimed thought leader in the banking industry, Amit is a regular contributor to regional banking conferences, panel discussions, and trade publications.
Based in Mumbai, Amit holds a graduation in engineering and a postgraduate degree in finance.
Chief Executive Officer
Samir is the CEO of Cyberinc and Aurionpro, its parent organization. With over 20 years of experience in leadership roles, Samir has established a track record of scaling and accelerating business growth for technology businesses. Since 1998, Samir has been advancing Aurionpro’s vision of becoming one of the world’s most respected and innovative technology companies. He has led several key initiatives in Aurionpro, including establishing the company’s North America presence in 2005, driving and successfully integrating its strategic acquisitions across the years. In 2008, Samir leveraged one such acquisition to start the Enterprise Security business at Aurionpro. He helped scale the business to make Aurionpro the preferred partner of choice, for Identity and Access Management (IAM), for Fortune 500 corporations. More recently, with the vision of empowering enterprises in their fight against escalating cyberattacks, and with acquisition of silicon valley based Spikes Security, Samir is leading Cyberinc to expand on its market leading position.
Samir is passionate about driving innovations in cybersecurity, banking and payments and has previously served on the boards of PaySimple and PriorityCommerce – innovators in Payments industry. Samir holds an engineering degree in computer science and an MBA in finance and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Carol Realini is a serial entrepreneur, mobile payments and banking pioneer, author, and a board member of several companies. She is a successful Silicon Valley executive who has been recognized as one of the 50 Top Women in Technology by Corporate Board Member magazine. In 2011, as a technology pioneer attending the World Economic Forum, she led discussions on alternative banking at their meeting in Davos. Carol serves on a number of Boards and was previously the CEO of Obopay, President and CEO of Chordiant Software (NASDAQ: CHRD), President and CEO of J. Frank Consulting, and VP of Marketing and Sales of Legato Systems (acquired by EMC, NYSE: EMC). Carol resides in the Bay Area and has recently co-authored a book titled “Financial Inclusion at the Bottom of the Pyramid”.
She is the Chairman of the Nomination & Remuneration/Compensation Committee and Corporate Social
Frank P. Osusky
Frank Osusky is a 30+ year industry veteran with diverse financial management expertise with an emphasis on growth, profitability, cash flow, and mergers and acquisitions. He has been an Executive Vice President of BDP International Inc. since July 4, 2011, serving as its Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from 2000 to April of 2013, and as a member of BDP’s board of directors. Today, Frank is BDP’s Chief Development Officer, focusing on global and domestic expansion. As CFO, Frank was responsible for all corporate Finance, Banking, and Treasury functions globally across more than 30 countries, holding a board position on many country entities. Frank led M&A activity for BDP’s global expansion, completing and negotiating more than 26 acquisitions. Prior to BDP, Frank held senior financial and customer service management positions in privately held and publicly traded companies including ADP, Wechsler Corporation, and Annovis Bio, Inc. Frank holds a BA in Accounting from Villanova University and an MBA in Finance from LaSalle University.
He is the Chairman of Shareholders’ Relationship / Investors’ Grievances & Share Transfer Committee and member of Nomination & Remuneration/Compensation Committee and Audit Committee.
Dr. Mahendra Mehta
Dr. Mahendra Mehta has been associated with consulting & executive education since February, 2002, focusing primarily on Analytics, Mathematical finance, Treasury Management, Financial Risk Management, Derivatives, Portfolio Management that includes Market, Credit and Operational Risk Management including development, implementation of policies, processes and procedures in the business. He has excelled in consulting and executive education in these areas, around the world, including at Citibank. He conducts regular short term courses in more than 23 countries spanning the continents of Europe, Asia and Africa – including Dubai, United Kingdom, Turkey, Egypt, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Poland, Hungary, Spain, Oman, Bahrain & Qatar. In his earlier tenure at Citibank, NA, Mumbai (India), Dr. Mehta was Head of Analytics and was involved in the development of machine based learning & trading strategies, portfolio optimization techniques in Foreign Exchange, interest rate and European & American equity markets. He worked with Citibank for about 14 years in various countries. He is visiting faculty at S P Jain Global School of management. He was also a guest faculty at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland.
Prior to joining Citibank, He was involved in the Avoinics Design Bureau at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Hyderabad where he was responsible for the design of On-board computer for Prithvi Missile. Dr. Mehta has Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India.
He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of Nomination & Remuneration/Compensation Committee, Corporate Social Responsibility Committee and the Shareholders’ Relationship / Investors’ Grievances &
Share Transfer Committee.
Promoter & Non-Executive Director
Sanjay Desai a Chartered Accountant and an alumnus of IIM, Bangalore brings with him 27 years of rich experience across entrepreneurial and professional roles spanning Banking, IT and Analytics. During his vast career across leadership positions, Mr. Desai has regularly taken up opportunities to accomplish groundbreaking assignments impacting business and industry. His visionary insight presaging the pattern of IT’s role in global banking, primed our organization to best utilize this opportunity. He gained global banking and technology insights through his stints with the Citigroup, along with specific experience of the Middle East market.
Prior to joining Aurionpro as Promoter Director, Mr. Desai was Director-Incubation Business in BFL Mphasis. He has been with our Company since 2003.