Name: S.B. (Ravi) Pandit Designation:Director Professional Experience: Ravi Pandit is the Co-founder, Chairman and Group CEO of KPIT Technologies Ltd. Over the last 20+ years, KPIT, under Ravi's leadership, has combined its deep industry & technology expertise, presence in relevant geographies and highly scalable delivery infrastructure to enable clients expand their product development footprint, enhance operational efficiencies and optimize processes.
He is the Senior Partner with Kirtane & Pandit, the Accounting firm of the group. He is also the Director of our group company ESOP Direct.
He has served as the President of Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA) and a member of NASSCOM Executive council. He is a member of the Board of Management of Symbiosis International University and Director of the Aga Khan Rural Support Program (India).
Ravi is a gold medalist and fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, an associate member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, and holds masters from Sloan School of Management, MIT, Cambridge, USA. In 2014, the prestigious Tilak Maharashtra University decorated him with an honorary D.Litt.
He is on the Board of several listed and unlisted companies.
He speaks regularly at several national and international forums of diverse subjects of business, Finance, Industrial Policy, Globalization and IT Industry.
Name: Harshu Ghate Designation: Director Professional Experience: Harshu has more than 30 years of post-qualification experience in the area of Corporate Finance, Accounting and Financial management. He started his career in 1985 as a Partner with Kirtane & Pandit Chartered Accountants, a well-known accounting firm. In 1991 he co-founded the Investment Banking arm of the firm and headed it for 7 years. In 1999 he co-founded ESOP Direct and continues to head it. Harshu is very active in the policy making initiatives on ESOPs in India.
Harshu is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (FCA) and a licentiate member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.
He was a member of SEBI's committee on ESOPs and has co-authored the Guidance Note on Expensing of ESOPs for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He speaks regularly in national and international conferences on ESOPs.
Harshu has conceptualized and designed Vigilanté. Apart from handling the overall management of the Company, Harshu leads the Research, Knowledge development and Branding efforts of the Company.