Harish C. Rijhwani is a Delivery Manager at Syntel with 14+ years of experience in Healthcare across multiple technologies and domain.


Dr Kunalsen Sawant is medical physician with more than a decade of experience working with healthcare and clinical IT systems (EMRs).


Sameer is the Vice President & Head Digital One at Syntel. He has spent 20+ years in consulting and management roles in business strategy, marketing and technology. His industry experience spans services, natural resources and manufacturing across USA, Middle East and Asia.


'Dr. Urvashi is part of Healthcare Provider sub-vertical and comes with 9+ years or experience across clinical practice, hospital planning and designing and Electronic Medical Record Systems.


Swati Phalke is Practice Director, Digital One at Syntel. She has over 19 years of technical and leadership experience in the IT industry. Swati brings with her rich experience in delivery leadership, operational discipline, technology innovation and presales rigor. She has been instrumental in expanding Syntel’s BI/DW, Big Data and Analytics footprint with existing and new customers.


Guninder Bhatia works as a Business Analyst, Healthcare Practice with Syntel. She has over five years of experience in U.S. healthcare payer industry and IT processes. She has been involved in payer practice processes, creating business solutions and innovating offerings across the payer value chain.


Gauri Deshmukh is a Senior Consultant – Life Sciences at Syntel, providing Domain Solutions to the Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Medical Device clients. She has over 14 years’ experience in Life science domain across various platforms. Her competency spans in the LS domain including Clinical data management, Working on Rave, Inform and Oracle Clinical, Solution construct, Consulting and Service Delivery. She holds a Master’s degree in Microbiology and has worked on various aspects for Clinical research including data management, Six Sigma Projects, Data Quality and Phase IV studies.


Yusuf Rangwala is a Principal Architect with the Services Transformation Group in Syntel. He leads the Azure Practice and has over 14 years of experience in providing Microsoft based IT solutions.


A graduate from IIM Calcutta with 10 years’ experience in the industry, Subhajit Dutta is a member of the SYLAMP 2016 program and works as a Senior Consultant in the RCT_LT Practice team. He leads the domain consulting, emerging technologies and strategic management activities for the vertical. Subhajit has worked as a Program Manager for the Indian Missile Defense program in DRDO and as a Senior Product Manager for Tata Steel Ecommerce, before joining Syntel.


Rohit has over 6 years of experience in both banking and financial services and healthcare life science. As a business analyst he has been supporting U.S. sales and delivery in expanding Syntel’s business and innovating offerings for the U.S. market.


Vijay Veerapaneni is a Principal Consultant - Infrastructure Managed Services Group at Syntel, providing Infrastructure Solutions to the Banking, Insurance, Healthcare, RLT (Retail, Logistics and Telecom) and Automotive clients. He has over 14 years experience in infrastructure management across various technologies. His competency spans in the wide infrastructure space including Unix System Administration, Oracle Database Administration, System Integration, Solution Design, Consulting and Service Delivery. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Engineering and earned multiple industry accreditations including ITIL, and Oracle Certifications.


Rahul Ganar, Senior Business Analyst, Life Sciences, Syntel has more than 10 years of domain and IT experience in strategic solutions, business innovation support, product and solution development, and business analysis for the life sciences value chain. He has experience in managing creative, technical and cross-functional teams which resulted many innovative solutions, tools and frameworks in clinical research and commercial areas.


Dr.Deepika a Dentist by profession, and an MBA in Healthcare IT has around 3 years of experience in Domain Knowledge and Healthcare IT sector. She is currently working as a Business analyst and part of Syntel’s Healthcare Provider Sub Vertical.


Senior specialist in Infrastructure Management Services with an extensive knowledge on ITIL processes and technologies related to Change, Configuration and Release Management for over 9 years. At Syntel, providing infrastructure solution, transition and implementation of DevOps, for various development environments, across all the business units. Having bachelor degree in physics and certification on Solaris Administration and ITIL V3.


Visukumar Gopal is Practice Head, LEAN & Knowledge Management at Syntel. He has over 20 years of professional experience in IT and Non-IT. Visukumar is certified in Advanced Program in Competitive Strategy from Management Development Institute. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), LEAN Six Sigma Champion, and member of Champion Advisory Committee - PMI India Champion Program. He has also completed EGMP (Executive General Management Program) from IIM Bangalore


Sandeep Raut is Director Digital One at Syntel and is an avid blogger with a focus on big data analytics since 2011.


Chetan Manjarekar is vice president and business unit head of the strategic offerings group (SOG) at Syntel, which focuses on BI/DW, big data, analytics, mobility, BPM, enterprise integration services, ERP, and enterprise architecture solutions. Chetan has more than 22 years of IT experience across India, USA, Europe, Japan and South Africa. He holds a master’s degree in engineering from Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara, India, with a specialization in microprocessors and system applications.


Prashant Ranade is the Co-Chairman and former CEO of Syntel, a global provider of integrated IT and knowledge process services Prior to his role at Syntel, he served as President and CEO of Siemens Logistics & Assembly Systems, Inc. and Siemens Medical.


Dr. Niteen, a Project Lead at Syntel has total of 9+ years’ experience in Clinical Safety and Health Care. He has long standing experience in end-to-end Drug Safety/Pharmacovigilance activities from Case Receipt, Data Entry, Quality Review, Submissions and Quality Assurance in the Pharmacovigilance domain along with Aggregate Report Writing (PADERs & PSURs). Prior to Pharmacovigilance domain, he was into clinical practice & hospital patient management for 3 years.


A Homeopath by education , Dr. Neeta has around 12 years of experience in Program Management, Domain Knowledge & Learning Development ; Healthcare IT, Branding & Marketing Services for the Healthcare & Education Sector. Currently associated with Syntel’s HCLS Business Unit as a Business Analyst, her past responsibilities have included conception to launch of new academic institutes & University training programs, Governmental & corporate liasioning. In her present role Dr. Neeta is part of Syntel's Digital Tx team working on disruptive technologies that promise to transform the future of healthcare.


Albin Xavier is an Infrastructure Management Specialist focused on gathering research intelligence and tailoring innovative solutions for clients. He is ITIL V3 Certified and is an Electrical and Electronics Engineering graduate with MBA in Marketing and Systems. He had performed various roles including strategic planning, partnership management, interaction with analyst community and representing the organization in technology forums.


Dayanidhi Arunagiri has 13+ years of experience in z/OS Systems Programming. Daya is an ITIL V3 certified professional with strong experience on Mainframe technologies such as z/OS, CICS, MQSeries, and RACF. His experience in mainframe storage has helped him provide critical, yet speedy implementation of solutions on mainframe migration, involving various tools and technologies such as Hitachi, EMC, IBM etc.


Prasanna Sukuru is a Principal Consultant and leads Syntel’s Agile Center of Excellence. She has 17+ years of IT industry experience and is currently involved in enhancing Syntel’s G-Agile service offerings. She is a certified SAFe Agilist and has deep experience conducting training and implementing solutions for global clients.


Girish has overall 7 years of experience in Clinical Data Management and has been associated with Syntel for the last ten months. He is working as a Business Analyst at Syntel and is also a Technical Trainer for Oracle Clinical.


Parth Jhalani is a SAP Fiori Consultant/SAPUI5 developer at Syntel. With around 3 years of experience he has won many awards and is recognized as SAP mobility expert in Syntel



Sandeep is currently working as a Usability Analyst in the Healthcare domain, he has also been working as a Business Analyst across presales and delivery in healthcare products vertical.


Rajeev Desai is a Client Partner at Syntel. He has 28 years of industry experience with over 10 years in healthcare.


Imran Sheikh is Sr. Consultant, Regulatory Affairs at Syntel. He has over 10 years of rich experience in Regulatory Affairs & Consulting, operational discipline & delivery leadership. He leads the growth of Regulatory Services for Life Sciences.


Gargi Sarkar is a Product Consulting Specialist for Healthcare and Life Sciences. She has been with Syntel since August 2013 and has over seven years of experience in this domain. Her area of focus is healthcare payer products, analytics and digital marketing.


Siddharth Jaiswar is a Principal Architect with Syntel’s Cloud Computing Center of Excellence. He is a Sun Certified Enterprise Architect (SCEA), and has extensive experience in design¬ing and architecting Java/J2EE solutions.


Sourav Gupta has 14+ years of experience supporting the Life Sciences industry in the clinical, quality, regulatory and information technology areas. He is currently leads Syntel’s Medical Device practice and is working with several global Medical Device clients on EU MDR/ IVDR compliance. He can be contacted at Sourav_Gupta@syntelinc.com.


Gary Ayingaran is the Center Head of Syntel’s Philippines facility, where he manages operations and supports business at the recently set up Manila center. He has had an illustrious career with about 15 years at Syntel — from joining as a programmer and growing within the ranks to eventually becoming the Center Head. In his spare time, he likes to play golf and go bicycling.


Anil brings 18 years’ experience in the global BPO, having a proven track record in managing large and diverse assignments, and in delivering significant business and financial impact through customer experience and operational improvements He is responsible for growing the Retail / Manufacturing and Telecom vertical within Syntel.


Shailesh is a post-graduate candidate in Marketing-Life Sciences with passion for developing novel digital solutions ideas, building new business opportunities and collaborations, and providing market intelligence for commercial strategies. At Syntel, Shailesh is responsible for company’s Life Sciences IT services group and is engaged in multiple activities including conceptualization of new solutions, digital transformation in life sciences value chain, Presales, and Market Intelligence. He is a marketing professional holding Bachelor’s from University of Pune in Biotechnology and has experience as a Business Analyst at Fortune 500 organizations, and International pharmaceutical company.


A software engineer by education , Amit Thorat has around 11 years of experience in areas of delivery, project management and domain knowledge. He is currently associated with Syntel’s HCLS Business Unit as a project manager. He had joined Syntel directly after graduating from college, and since then he has been working in the Healthcare domain. His past assignments include feasibility study and comprehensive test planning for healthcare providers, for ICD10 remediation projects. In his present role, Amit is managing two healthcare provider clients.


L Shekar is Vice President & Global Head of Syntel’s Infrastructure Management Services, a horizontal business unit focused on providing end to end IT Infrastructure Management Services. He has been instrumental in building Infrastructure Management Services grounds up and shaping it as one of fastest growing horizontals in Syntel. Shekar has more than 2 decades of experience in all facets of Global IT services. Shekar is an Engineer with MBA and has completed an Executive Leadership Program of University of Michigan- Stephen M Ross School of Business by Prof CK Prahalad and team. A Transformational Leader & a Growth Multiplier, he is a Certified PMP, Certified Data-center professional, ASCB (UK) Lean Certified, Certified Competent Toastmaster, ITSM Certified and a Certified Six Sigma BlackBelt. A well known thought leader in the Infrastructure services industry, Shekar has been a speaker and a panelist in various industry forums. Over the years, he has been responsible for various innovations and frameworks that developed and transformed IT Infrastructure business. He has been a recipient of many business excellence awards in his career.


Ajay Shastri has total 8 years of work experience in IT & Telecom industry. He is ITIL V3 and CCNA certified. He has started his career as technical engineer and post MBA moved to techno commercials field where he has gained experience of e-Gov. consultant, sales and presales profiles.


Sagar is having 10+ years of rich experience in delivering projects pertaining to Clinical operations, Clinical Data Management, Clinical document management and has served multiple client engagements during his tenure at Syntel. Sagar possess good understanding of ICH-GCP, USFDA, EMA, MHRA and SOPs. Currently associated with Life Sciences Practice team, Sagar is responsible for leading TMF business services portfolio at Syntel.


Kirthi Kurakula, is a Business Analyst in the healthcare payer domain. She comes from a hospital and healthcare management background and is currently involved in trends and business analysis across the healthcare payer value chain, business analytics and healthcare marketing.



Anish Malik is a Healthcare Provider Business Analysis and Pre-sales consultant at Syntel with 7 years of overall IT experience. He comes from a computer science and marketing management background and has been involved in product pre-sales, solution pre-sales activates with good understanding of complete Software Development Life Cycle involving development, documentation, testing and maintenance. Anish has good experience in the healthcare domain, provider practice, processes and business solutions. His current role involves provider pre-sales, market research and projects around ICD-10 assessment and CTP.


A healthcare domain professional with over 10 years of experience, Madhavi Bhagat is proficient in managing, leading, designing, developing and maintaining large scale software projects. She has rich experience in supply chain management, provider revenue cycle management in the provider space and has handled multiple ICD10 testing assessment projects. Madhavi currently works as a senior business analyst and provides IT solutions to U.S. healthcare providers. She also works with the sales team and helps them identify possible offerings for the U.S providers.


Mahesh M Deosthale is a Principal Consultant – BNFS Testing Services, Syntel.


Mallika has over 19 years of experience in Delivery Management, majority of which is in the BNFS domain. She has strong Project/Program Management skills and has led multiple projects on diverse technology platforms. She is a certified Prince2 Practitioner and a certified Agile Scrum Master.



Dr. Sumit Rai is a Business Analyst, Healthcare Provider. He has over four years of experience across clinical practice and healthcare IT. Having an in-depth understanding of the U.S. healthcare provider market, he is currently involved in business analysis on upcoming trends/reforms and developing new offerings.



Dr. Rohit Sharma is a Pharmacovigilance Consultant, Life Sciences, Syntel. He is Dentist by profession, and an MBA in Healthcare Management. As a part of Life Science Practice team, he is responsible for creating business solutions and innovating offerings across the Pharmacovigilance and Medical device vigilance areas.

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