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Chandrakant Gupta
Chairman & Non-executive Director
Chandrakant Gupta
Chairman & Non-executive Director

Aged 64 years, is the Chairman and Non-executive Director of our Company. He received the higher secondary school examination certificate from Balbhadra Inter College, Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh). He has been a Director on our Board since 2007.
 

Rajdip Gupta
Managing Director & Group CEO
Rajdip Gupta
Managing Director & Group CEO

Aged 42 years, is the Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in science (physics) from Mumbai University and master’s diploma in software engineering from Aptech Computer Education. He is also a certified HTML programmer, Javascript programmer and active server pages programmer from rainbench. He is the Promoter of our Company and has been associated with our Company since inception. Prior to incorporating our Company, he has worked with Approved Information Systems (I) Private Limited and Gurukul Online Learning Solutions (P) Limited. He has more than 16 years of experience in in the field of software designing and development. He is responsible for our Company’s growth and business development.

Sandip Gupta
Non Executive Director
Sandip Gupta
Non Executive Director

Aged 44 years, is the Non-Executive Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mumbai University. He is also a qualified chartered accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is a SAP certified solution consultant – mySAP Financials – Management and Financial Accounting. He is also the Promoter of our Company and has been associated with our Company since inception. Prior to incorporating our Company, he has worked with Pricewaterhouse Coopers Private Limited, and Covansys (India) Private Limited. He has over 17 years of experience in audit and accounts, business analysis, SAP configuration and software system consulting.

Ankit Paleja
Independent Director
Ankit Paleja
Independent Director

Aged 34 years, is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in law from University of Mumbai. He is a member of the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa since 2007. He has more than 10 years of experience in the field of corporate and commercial laws, joint ventures, project finance, corporate and structured finance, mergers & acquisitions, disinvestments and is presently an Associate Partner with the law firm M/s. Crawford Bayley & Co. His work experience includes working at the law firm Holland & Knight LLP in New York and the law firm M/s. Little & Co. He has served as a director on the board of Centrum Wealth Management Limited, Centrum Broking Limited and REICO Industries Limited.

Ramachandran Sivathanu
Independent Director
Ramachandran Sivathanu
Independent Director

Aged 51 years, is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in science from University of Madras and holds a master’s degree in business administration from Sikkim Manipal University. He has more than 20 years of experience in the field of sales and marketing. Prior to joining our Company, he has worked with Loop Telecom Private Limited, Loop Mobile (India) Limited, Meridian Mobile Private Limited, RPG Cellular Services Limited, Red Bottle Telecommunications Consultancy Private Limited, Clothesline Media Private Limited and Eureka Forbes Limited.

Sudha Navandar
Independent Director
Sudha Navandar
Independent Director

Aged 51 years, is an Independent Director of our Company. She is a qualified chartered accountant registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Certified Public Accountant, USA. She is also an insolvency professional/ registered with Indian Institute of Insolvency Professional of ICAI. She is currently a partner in M/s. Pravin R. Navandar & Co. Chartered Accountants, with main focuses on corporate audits (internal and statutory), bank audits, company law cases, income leakage and corporate advisory services. She is also an independent director on the board of Goa Glass Fibre Limited.

Rahul Pandey
Chief Credit Officer
Rahul Pandey
Chief Credit Officer

Rahul Pandey, is the Chief Credit Officer of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in science from Mumbai University. He has 15 years of experience in telecommunications industry. Prior to joining our Company, he has worked with Gurukul Online Learning Solutions (P) Limited, DuFlon Polymers Private Limited, Concept Jewellery (I) Private Limited and ADORA wireless Solutions. He is responsible for coordinating the debts of existing creditors and deciding whether to allow credit to a debtor and overall managing all money borrowed or owed to the business.

Gautam Badalia
Chief Strategy Officer(CSO)
Gautam Badalia
Chief Strategy Officer(CSO)

Gautam Badalia, is the Chief Strategy Officer of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Kolkata University and a master’s degree in business administration (finance) from ICFAI University. He has 12 years of experience in investment banking, mergers and acquisitions and structured finance. Prior to joining our Company, he has worked with YES Securities (India) Limited. He is responsible for development and execution of strategic initiatives to support long term growth of our Company and enhance shareholders value.
 

Sharad Kumar Thukral
CEO Middle East & Africa
Sharad Kumar Thukral
CEO Middle East & Africa

Sharad Kumar, is the Chief Executive Officer of Route Mobile LLC. He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering (electronics and telecommunications) from Mumbai University and a post graduate certificate in business management from XLRI, Jamshedpur. He has over 17 years of experience in the telecom sector. Prior to joining, he has worked with Bharti Airtel Limited, Reliance Communications Limited and United Nations. He is responsible for building up Middle East and operations and expanding further into Africa market.

Suresh Jankar
Chief Financial Officer
Suresh Jankar
Chief Financial Officer

Suresh Jankar, is the Chief Financial Officer of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Pune University and is qualified chartered accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India. He has 9 years of experience in finance sector. Prior to joining our Company, he has worked with the Capricorn Lifestyle Private Limited. He leads the finance and accounts team and is responsible for activities pertaining to the accounts of our Company in India.

Derek Tan
CEO Asia Pacific
Derek Tan
CEO Asia Pacific

Derek Tan BengHeng, is the Chief Executive Officer – APAC of Route Mobile PTE Limited. He holds a diploma in mechanical engineering from Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore. He has over 15 years of experience in the telecom industry. Prior to joining, he has worked with GoldenBytes Interactive Pte Ltd, MACH/ End2End and Syniverse. He is responsible for building up the sales in the APAC market, heading routing and carrier/ aggregator connections.

Tushar Agnihotri
CEO India
Tushar Agnihotri
CEO India

Tushar Agnihotri, is the Chief Executive Officer (India) of our Company. He holds a master’s degree in business management from Bundelkhand University. He has over 22 years of experience in in the telecom sector. Prior to joining our Company, he has worked with Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Limited, Reliance JioInfocom Limited, Arvind Mills Limited and Kodak India. He is responsible for driving sales and operations for the India market.

James Mills
CEO Americas
James Mills
CEO Americas

James Mills, is the CEO Americas and Latin America of Route Mobile Inc. He holds a bachelor’s degree of arts (government and politics) from George Mason University, Virginia. He has over 20 years of experience in telecommunications sector. He is responsible for building sales in the US and Latin market. Prior to joining, he has worked with Syniverse, Sybase and Inphomatch.

Mujahid Rupani
Chief Technical Officer
Mujahid Rupani
Chief Technical Officer

Mr. Mujahid Rupani will be heading Route Mobile’s technical team based in Mumbai. He is known as ‘Mojo’ in tech circles. Mr. Rupani has a knowledge base spanning Linux, virtualization, SAN technologies and routing combined with a brain that thinks in logical patterns makes him the go to advice person for telecom industry. He is always on the lookout for the next technological challenge. Over his 19 years of exploration in the Telecom field he has designed and implemented solutions for companies like Ceat Ltd, Bayer Pharma Ltd, Poonawalla Group, amongst others.

Sammy Mamdani
Executive Vice President - Global Operations
Sammy Mamdani
Executive Vice President - Global Operations

Sammy Mamdani heads RML’s global operations and is responsible for day-to-day management and coordination between worldwide offices. With over 13 years of international experience, Sammy has successfully held senior positions at Protiviti’s (formerly Andersen Consulting) Business Risk division in the U.S. as well as a private investment firm based out of Mumbai, where he managed diverse business units in India and the UAE. Most recently, Sammy served as C.O.O at Cellent Technologies, which was acquired by Route Mobile in August 2016. He holds an MBA from the University of Central Florida.

Priyanka Dalvi
Head of Human Resources
Priyanka Dalvi
Head of Human Resources

Leading all human resources efforts globally, Priyanka Dalvi serves as the group’s Head of Human Resources.Working closely with all departments across the RML network, Priyanka is responsible for talent acquisition and engagement. Together with her team she also manages all aspects of performance management, including learning & development initiatives for the wider group. Prior to joining Route Mobile, Priyanka worked at IndiaCast Media Distribution, a Network18 group, where she was responsible for managing the entire breadth of HR. Priyanka is an alumnus of Welingkar Institute of Management in Mumbai where she completed her Masters in Human Resources.

Athanasia Skoulikariti
Senior Vice President – Global Voice & IoT
Athanasia Skoulikariti
Senior Vice President – Global Voice & IoT

Athanasia Skoulikariti, is the Senior Vice President – Global Voice and IoT of our Company. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication from New Hampshire University. She has 21 years of experience in IT & Telecommunications. Prior to joining our Company, she has worked with Citic Telecom. She is responsible for driving Global Voice and IOT business.

James Matthews
Vice President Sales
James Matthews
Vice President Sales

James Matthews is Sales Director at Route Mobile Limited Europe. James oversees all European sales activities, leading the company’s relationships with partners and customers around the region. He joined Route Mobile in May 2016. James has held a number of senior positions within the industry, including Head of Corporate followed by Head of UK at Truphone and Sales Director at Pneuma Communications. He brings a total of over twelve years of experience in telecommunications with a successful track record of building both direct and indirect sales teams globally. As a passionate sales leader James is committed to delivering honest customer service and has established valuable long-term relationships with some of the largest enterprise customers globally in sectors including finance, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, logistics and professional services. James graduated with a Bachelor in Marketing from the University of Portsmouth.

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