Heads Software Services Division driving the IT Solutions and Services business in the areas of Open Technology, Telematics, IoT, Managed Services and Banking and ERP services for AFL’s subsidiaries – North America (ANA), Japan (AJKK), & UK (AFL UK).
Milind is a Science graduate with Post Graduation (MBA) in Marketing/Sales Management in 1984. He comes with a strong 30+ years’ sales experience in Information Technology segment, and has worked through all phases of IT sales right from Hardware/systems software to Applications based solutions to Internet and Cloud based solutions.
He had worked in major corporate IT companies like, Novell, Oracle, iGate, Hexaware in Bangalore, Mumbai, & Pune before joining CAC-Accel Frontline. In his professional career, he has built business teams across regions and Global requirements of organizational business growth.
Other than the professional interests, Milind’s other interests are reading, listening to good music and sports.
John Rekesh CTO
As CTO John Rekesh is responsible for the long term strategic technology direction of the company. He ensures that the technology related decisions are in tune with the organizations business goals. He heads the R&D division with a clear focus on business imperatives – developing new technologies as also ensuring current technological standards and compliance.
John Rekesh has more than 22 years of experience in architecting and delivering products and solutions in multiple domains including networking, security, embedded platforms, as well as enterprise and mobile applications. In the past he served as CTO of Calsoft for six years, contributing significantly to the growth of its services business. He was Senior Software Architect and Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at Freescale Semiconductor, and has also worked for AT&T and Motorola. John has an MS degree with specialization in Parallel and Distributed Computing from Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai. He has also been an avid researcher in the area of Artificial Life (AL) with published papers. The most recent of his interests include Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Cloud Computing. He is also the author of a book, The God Principle.
P.MANOHARAN Vice President - Banking
Manoharan is heading the Banking Unit of Accel Frontline Limited since January 2007. He is a seasoned techno banker with a proven domain expertise in Retail & Corporate Banking and managing Complex Banking Projects including design, development and deployment.
He has 33 years of Successful experience with 17 years in Banking Domain and 16+ years in Information Technology Companies primarily focused on Banking. Managed Complex Projects across different countries in Asia, Africa and Middle East and ensured 100% success in all the projects.
Excellent & Efficient in Account Management, Project Management, Team Building and Client relationship enabled him to build a strong relationship with Top notch IT Companies and also with several Banks.
Manoharan graduated in Commerce and post graduated in Personnel Management & IR, both from Madurai Kamaraj University. He is also a certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers, India and Certified Project Management Professional from PMI.
Jayaraj Kannan Head-Managed Service Group
Jay comes with 20+ years' of experience in the IT Services Industry. He specializes in Consultative Solution Selling, Global Delivery Management, Client Relationship Management, Technology & Process Leadership, Delivery & Operations Management, and P&L Management of Infrastructure Services Practice.
Has managed large portfolio of Infrastructure services spanning across consulting, transformation and managed services providing solution outcomes to the clients across industry verticals viz. BFSI, Hi-tech & Manufacturing, Healthcare & Life sciences, Media & Entertainment.
Has managed large customers in US, UK, Middle East and APAC regions through long term managed services relationship delivering optimal results and business value to the customers.
He lives in Chennai and is married to Padmapriya and has a 13 year old son - Hariprakash. His hobbies include playing cricket, listening to music and travel to locations rich in natural beauty.
Anita Nanavati AVP-Corporate Planning & Communication
Anita Nanavati heads the marketing and communications function; she brings over 15 years of experience managing marketing programs for technology businesses.
At AFL she is responsible for driving overall marketing operations to meet revenue opportunities with more agility. She oversees pipeline marketing and directs the teams responsible for integrated marketing campaigns and demand generation programs across the globe. She is also responsible for expanding the company’s partner ecosystem.
Prior to joining AFL, Anita has held leadership positions in SciGenom Labs and California Software Ltd.
Anita holds an MBA in Marketing Management from Great Lakes Institute of Management.
He is in-charge of all SSD Divisional HR activities including Pre & Post recruitment , Appraisals , Employee Welfare , Training & Development . All the HR partners in 54 GR , DLF , TVM & Kochi will report to him functionally.
Justin is a HR Professional with 20+ years of extensive experience in IT Industry. His core strength is in Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, developing & implementing HR practices. He is also experienced in administering the entire HR operations / functions in a company.
Over the years, he has worked in IT domain companies which are into Software Product, Application, hardware design, Chip Design & Embedded Engineering and eLearning companies.