Leadership Team

Chary Mudumby

Chief Technology Officer

A veteran in the Information Technology industry with more than 38 years of experience, Chary Mudumby has been with HTC since August 1994.  As Chief Technology Officer, Chary leads the company’s efforts to keep pace with market and technology trends and support business units to open new avenues of growth. Earlier, as head of HTC’s offshore operations, Chary led multiple complex managed services engagements ranging from application development to business process outsourcing.  He also spearheads HTC’s product development initiatives.

Chary joined the Company as Director – Technical and also served as HTC’s Executive Vice President overseeing Technology Management and Global Development Centers.

Chary earned an M.S. in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology in Chennai, India. He also holds an MSc. Tech. in Physics and Electronics (with a gold medal).

Pankaj Kumar

Executive Vice President – Healthcare

Pankaj is the Executive Vice President and Business Unit Head of the Healthcare vertical at HTC Global Services with more than 25 years of IT services experience.
Pankaj joined HTC Global Services from Wipro where in his role as Vice President and Cluster Head for Healthcare and Medical Devices Sector he covered – global sales, delivery, consulting, marketing, analyst relation, and strategy functions. During his decade-long career at Wipro, he was instrumental in growing large client relationships within the vertical. Prior to Wipro, he had 17+ years of experience with Infosys within its Healthcare, Life Sciences, and Pharma business and has also worked with Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) prior to Infosys.
Pankaj is a growth-focused proven P&L leader with a strategic vision, global outlook, and a success record in scaling businesses. He has worked across geographies and industry verticals within Healthcare, Life Sciences, and Medical Devices. He is also credited with having established new businesses and has worked on several M&A activities at Wipro and Infosys.
His customer-centric experience and rich domain expertise enable customers in their digital transformation and ensure the highest standards of uninterrupted patient care.
Pankaj is an Electronics and Telecommunications Engineer from Amaravati University, India.

Nitesh Bansal

President and Chief Operating Officer

Nitesh is responsible for global sales, marketing, delivery and operations of the enterprise.

His vast and versatile experience as a leader includes rich industry knowledge from across countries and continents. Before joining HTC Global Services, Nitesh had a very notable and successful career over 23 years with Infosys Limited. He held a variety of roles including delivery, sales, account management, country/region management, and full P&L ownership. During his tenure at Infosys, he created three billion-dollar business units in Continental Europe and North America.

A CA by qualification and an engineer by profession and experience, Nitesh is passionate about AI, Business Process Automation, Physical Digital Convergence, and 5G – but above all about creating business value and client ROI. As a result, he has several firsts to his credit including but not limited to IMS, BPO, ERP Transformation, Consulting and AI services, Process Manufacturing and Life Sciences verticals, new geographies like Brazil and China as well as introducing new non-linear and IP based pricing models.

Nitesh has served as a member of Global Futures Council for Advanced Manufacturing at the World Economic Forum, National ER&D Council of NASSCOM, Industry Advisory Board of Tauber Institute of Global Operations, University of Michigan, Advisory Committee of SAE India, Suppliers Board of Open Networking Foundation (ONF), North American Manufacturers Association, and was also an external Advisor to American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

Nitesh has also represented India at various bilateral country forums and has been a part of the delegation with the former President of India Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

He is passionate about the mid-day meal program and education of the girl child and supports a variety of charities.

Girish Arora

Vice President –
Banking & Financial Services

An accomplished IT industry business and sales leader with more than 31 years of comprehensive experience, Girish Arora has been managing the Financial Services vertical to accelerate growth in the Banking and Financial Services industry for IT and Business Process Outsourcing services. He has experience in leadership roles in the IT and BPO industry in the areas of Corporate Strategy, Business Development, Sales Management, Engagement Management, and Resource Management.

Girish, with his strong business planning and execution experience, was responsible for starting, building, and growing the new business areas. He has been developing and managing senior level relationships with strategic customers, generating new business, managing engagements, and leading cross functional teams to ensure successful delivery and customer satisfaction for Fortune 500 companies.

Girish has been creating and implementing Go-to-Market strategy, pursuit strategies for new and existing customers, managing overall relationship building process, ensuring customer satisfaction and successful delivery. He has been building and managing a world class Sales and Client relationship team for Onshore and Offshore Engagements providing direction, goal setting, mentoring, personal development, and performance management.

James Joseph

Executive Vice President – Public Sector

James Joseph is an Executive Vice President, Public Sector, at HTC Global Services, and has served in senior leadership positions in multiple corporations.

Having spent much of his time as a catalyst for organizational change, he is passionate about Leadership Development and believes that every person can be a transformational leader irrespective of title and position.

Vinod Eswaran

Global Chief Financial Officer

Vinod leads the Finance, Accounting (including Payroll), and Management reporting functions of the entire HTC Global Services enterprise.

Prior to joining HTC, Vinod was with Cognizant, where he had an outstanding career of 23 years, supporting the company’s growth from a 28 million to an 18 billion USD company over the course of his tenure.

A highly accomplished, results-driven, and senior finance professional, Vinod has an overall experience of 26 years, including a four-year stint in New Jersey, making him well-versed in US GAAP.

In his last role as Vice President of Finance, Vinod was the Delivery Head for Global Business Service. Throughout his career and prior roles, he has demonstrated a remarkable ability to streamline the business and finance operations that drive growth and increase efficiency and bottom-line profit. Further to his proficiency in developing and implementing financial and process controls, he has made a significant impact on productivity improvements, system implementation, automation, M&A integration, and change management.

Vinod is passionate about process reengineering, automation, system implementation, internal controls, and BOT. As a result, he has several firsts to his credit, including but not limited to PeopleSoft ESA rollout, ASC 605 to ASC 606 rollout, Salesforce, Assure Revenue to click, discount accrual system, Ariba, payroll insourcing, GST rollout, OCR, invoice digitization, and BOTS, including Chat BOTS. His support towards the business ranges from pricing improvement initiatives, cost and margin optimization, DSO improvement, nine-hour day rollout, quality of revenue reporting, and booking validation.

He is an out-of-the-box thinker with in-depth knowledge to anticipate challenges and provide solutions, and hence a sought-after finance leader across various business and support functions. He is an energetic and passionate strategic thinker with a strong capacity to devise and execute strategies, and solid leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills to establish rapport and work across the organization.

Vinod is a Chartered Accountant, Cost and Works Accountant, Company Secretary, and a CIMA, UK. He also holds an IFRS certification from ACCA – UK, and is a member of CFO Forum India.

Suresh Subramanian

Vice President – Human Resources

With more than 35 years of diverse experience in the Information Technology industry, Suresh is the Vice President of Human Resources HTC, managing human resources operations, employee benefits, and immigration. Prior to the corporate HR role at HTC, he managed strategic alliance engagements with HTC’s large customers. He helped HTC to grow these engagements by developing excellent customer and employee relationships, business processes, tools, and resources and setting up onshore/offshore delivery capabilities. He joined HTC in 1998 after a successful career at Elecon, Tata (Nelco), and IIM Ahmedabad.

Vani Prasad

Executive Vice President –
Insurance, Banking and Financial Services

Vani Prasad is the Executive Vice President at HTC Global Services. With over 30 years of experience in Information Technology, Vani joined HTC in 1996, and developed the Insurance Practice, one client at a time. He has built a robust Financial Services and Insurance business unit having customers in many states across the US. From 2018 to September 2021, he also led CareTech Solutions as its Executive Vice President, for providing HealthCare IT Solutions to Hospitals and Health Systems.

Vani is a Business Management Professional with experience in leading complex business, project and program initiatives for Enterprise IT modernization. He also manages a number of technology and solution partnerships, to position HTC well in the industry for tailored software implementations. His interests are in offering Thought Leadership and Value Engineered solutions to organizations leading to better business outcomes. He has led digital transformation initiatives to improve customer engagement, derive operational performance, and drive cost savings.

Prior to joining HTC, Vani has led many projects in India, US and UK for various industries and involving a wide variety of technologies.

Vani earned his Master’s Degree in Industrial Management with specializations in Operations Research and Organizational Behavior from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

Venu Vaishya

Executive Vice President – Operations

As Executive Vice President, Operations, Venu is responsible for the US Business Operations. In this role he supports business development across all verticals, Global Strategic Sourcing, Human Resources Management and Mergers & Acquisitions. In addition, Venu heads the Human Resource function for CareTech Solutions, Inc also, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of HTC Global Services.  He joined HTC in December 2009.

Venu brings over 41 years of diverse business leadership experience in the IT Industry.  Prior to HTC, Venu was with Convansys / CSC and TCS. During his tenure at Covansys / CSC, he managed new business efforts, led the automotive business unit as the Head of Human Resources, played a vital role in the IPO and spearheaded the integration of several newly acquired companies. As Executive Vice President of Offshore Solutions, at Covansys/CSC, Venu played an integral role in driving growth, from overseeing contract negotiations, to executing a large contract for one of their top clients. In his 16 plus years at TCS, he performed in several different Technical roles. He was the Regional Manager in their New York office, during last three years of his tenure with TCS.

Vikas Bhutada

Executive Vice President
Automotive, Education,
Media & Publishing

Vikas Bhutada, Executive Vice President, has 38+ years of experience in the IT industry. He has played a key role in building and expanding HTC’s business globally, over the past 25 years.

Vikas has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Nagpur University and a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur. He started his career with Tata Engineering, India, as Systems Analyst. He later worked as General Manager with an IT products and solutions company in Bahrain for 11 years where he developed and expanded the company’s software products portfolio and business in the Arabian Gulf and Asia-Pacific regions.

His experience in the global IT industry covers a broad spectrum of activities such as, business and technology strategy, thought leadership, developing alliances and partnerships, managing sales and business development, contract negotiations, team building, product management, and recruitment. He has managed strategic business units across industry verticals and multiple geographies covering large size P&Ls; large global client engagements covering IT outsourcing and BPO deals; products development and marketing; Technology practices, and M&A deals.

Vikas also serves in an advisory capacity on the board of a young startup company.

Vikas loves to play Cricket and Golf and has deep interests in Spirituality, Business, and Technology. He is also involved with multiple social, cultural, and business associations in the metro Detroit area.

Madhava Reddy

CEO and Founder

Madhava Reddy is the CEO and Founder of HTC Global Services. Over the past 30 years, he has grown HTC to a global provider of Information Technology solutions, recording significant growth in revenue and market share with thousands of employees around the globe. He ascribes his phenomenal growth to consistent adherence to the core values of Simplicity, Honesty, and Humility based on the principle of Truth. He is a ‘2010 Corp! Magazine’ award recipient and was also named the ‘CII-ICICI Venture Connect 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year’.

Prior to starting HTC, he immigrated to USA in 1983 as a family immigrant.

George Surdu

Chief Strategy Officer

George Surdu, with more than 43 years of IT leadership, spanning both the automotive and banking industries, is the Chief Strategy Officer at HTC Global Services. He leads the coordination and development of an integrated decision-making strategy for the business as well as the setting of technology-related products and service directions that will be the focus of HTC through 2020. George also provides insights for Marketing and Sales, Technology Research and Innovation Services, Technology Partnership Programs, and Industry Analyst Relationship Management.

Previously, as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Comerica Bank, George led all IT activities including software development and production support, infrastructure operations, IS security services, advanced technology research, technology engineering, IS business relationship management, and IT risk assurance. At Ford Motor Company, he held several executive positions across eight divisions, most notably as Director, Global Infrastructure Services.

Leadership Team

Madhava Reddy

CEO and Founder

Madhava Reddy is the CEO and Founder of HTC Global Services. Over the past 30 years, he has grown HTC to a global provider of Information Technology solutions, recording significant growth in revenue and market share with thousands of employees around the globe. He ascribes his phenomenal growth to consistent adherence to the core values of Simplicity, Honesty, and Humility based on the principle of Truth. He is a ‘2010 Corp! Magazine’ award recipient and was also named the ‘CII-ICICI Venture Connect 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year’.

Prior to starting HTC, he immigrated to USA in 1983 as a family immigrant.

Nitesh Bansal

President and Chief Operating Officer

Nitesh is responsible for global sales, marketing, delivery and operations of the enterprise.

His vast and versatile experience as a leader includes rich industry knowledge from across countries and continents. Before joining HTC Global Services, Nitesh had a very notable and successful career over 23 years with Infosys Limited. He held a variety of roles including delivery, sales, account management, country/region management, and full P&L ownership. During his tenure at Infosys, he created three billion-dollar business units in Continental Europe and North America.

A CA by qualification and an engineer by profession and experience, Nitesh is passionate about AI, Business Process Automation, Physical Digital Convergence, and 5G – but above all about creating business value and client ROI. As a result, he has several firsts to his credit including but not limited to IMS, BPO, ERP Transformation, Consulting and AI services, Process Manufacturing and Life Sciences verticals, new geographies like Brazil and China as well as introducing new non-linear and IP based pricing models.

Nitesh has served as a member of Global Futures Council for Advanced Manufacturing at the World Economic Forum, National ER&D Council of NASSCOM, Industry Advisory Board of Tauber Institute of Global Operations, University of Michigan, Advisory Committee of SAE India, Suppliers Board of Open Networking Foundation (ONF), North American Manufacturers Association, and was also an external Advisor to American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

Nitesh has also represented India at various bilateral country forums and has been a part of the delegation with the former President of India Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

He is passionate about the mid-day meal program and education of the girl child and supports a variety of charities.

Vinod Eswaran

Global Chief Financial Officer

Vinod leads the Finance, Accounting (including Payroll), and Management reporting functions of the entire HTC Global Services enterprise.

Prior to joining HTC, Vinod was with Cognizant, where he had an outstanding career of 23 years, supporting the company’s growth from a 28 million to an 18 billion USD company over the course of his tenure.

A highly accomplished, results-driven, and senior finance professional, Vinod has an overall experience of 26 years, including a four-year stint in New Jersey, making him well-versed in US GAAP.

In his last role as Vice President of Finance, Vinod was the Delivery Head for Global Business Service. Throughout his career and prior roles, he has demonstrated a remarkable ability to streamline the business and finance operations that drive growth and increase efficiency and bottom-line profit. Further to his proficiency in developing and implementing financial and process controls, he has made a significant impact on productivity improvements, system implementation, automation, M&A integration, and change management.

Vinod is passionate about process reengineering, automation, system implementation, internal controls, and BOT. As a result, he has several firsts to his credit, including but not limited to PeopleSoft ESA rollout, ASC 605 to ASC 606 rollout, Salesforce, Assure Revenue to click, discount accrual system, Ariba, payroll insourcing, GST rollout, OCR, invoice digitization, and BOTS, including Chat BOTS. His support towards the business ranges from pricing improvement initiatives, cost and margin optimization, DSO improvement, nine-hour day rollout, quality of revenue reporting, and booking validation.

He is an out-of-the-box thinker with in-depth knowledge to anticipate challenges and provide solutions, and hence a sought-after finance leader across various business and support functions. He is an energetic and passionate strategic thinker with a strong capacity to devise and execute strategies, and solid leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills to establish rapport and work across the organization.

Vinod is a Chartered Accountant, Cost and Works Accountant, Company Secretary, and a CIMA, UK. He also holds an IFRS certification from ACCA – UK, and is a member of CFO Forum India.

Girish Arora

Vice President –
Banking & Financial Services

An accomplished IT industry business and sales leader with more than 31 years of comprehensive experience, Girish Arora has been managing the Financial Services vertical to accelerate growth in the Banking and Financial Services industry for IT and Business Process Outsourcing services. He has experience in leadership roles in the IT and BPO industry in the areas of Corporate Strategy, Business Development, Sales Management, Engagement Management, and Resource Management.

Girish, with his strong business planning and execution experience, was responsible for starting, building, and growing the new business areas. He has been developing and managing senior level relationships with strategic customers, generating new business, managing engagements, and leading cross functional teams to ensure successful delivery and customer satisfaction for Fortune 500 companies.

Girish has been creating and implementing Go-to-Market strategy, pursuit strategies for new and existing customers, managing overall relationship building process, ensuring customer satisfaction and successful delivery. He has been building and managing a world class Sales and Client relationship team for Onshore and Offshore Engagements providing direction, goal setting, mentoring, personal development, and performance management.

Vikas Bhutada

Executive Vice President
Automotive, Education,
Media & Publishing

Vikas Bhutada, Executive Vice President, has 38+ years of experience in the IT industry. He has played a key role in building and expanding HTC’s business globally, over the past 25 years.

Vikas has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Nagpur University and a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur. He started his career with Tata Engineering, India, as Systems Analyst. He later worked as General Manager with an IT products and solutions company in Bahrain for 11 years where he developed and expanded the company’s software products portfolio and business in the Arabian Gulf and Asia-Pacific regions.

His experience in the global IT industry covers a broad spectrum of activities such as, business and technology strategy, thought leadership, developing alliances and partnerships, managing sales and business development, contract negotiations, team building, product management, and recruitment. He has managed strategic business units across industry verticals and multiple geographies covering large size P&Ls; large global client engagements covering IT outsourcing and BPO deals; products development and marketing; Technology practices, and M&A deals.

Vikas also serves in an advisory capacity on the board of a young startup company.

Vikas loves to play Cricket and Golf and has deep interests in Spirituality, Business, and Technology. He is also involved with multiple social, cultural, and business associations in the metro Detroit area.

James Joseph

Executive Vice President – Public Sector

James Joseph is an Executive Vice President, Public Sector, at HTC Global Services, and has served in senior leadership positions in multiple corporations.

Having spent much of his time as a catalyst for organizational change, he is passionate about Leadership Development and believes that every person can be a transformational leader irrespective of title and position.

Vani Prasad

Executive Vice President –
Insurance, Banking and Financial Services

Vani Prasad is the Executive Vice President at HTC Global Services. With over 30 years of experience in Information Technology, Vani joined HTC in 1996, and developed the Insurance Practice, one client at a time. He has built a robust Financial Services and Insurance business unit having customers in many states across the US. From 2018 to September 2021, he also led CareTech Solutions as its Executive Vice President, for providing HealthCare IT Solutions to Hospitals and Health Systems.

Vani is a Business Management Professional with experience in leading complex business, project and program initiatives for Enterprise IT modernization. He also manages a number of technology and solution partnerships, to position HTC well in the industry for tailored software implementations. His interests are in offering Thought Leadership and Value Engineered solutions to organizations leading to better business outcomes. He has led digital transformation initiatives to improve customer engagement, derive operational performance, and drive cost savings.

Prior to joining HTC, Vani has led many projects in India, US and UK for various industries and involving a wide variety of technologies.

Vani earned his Master’s Degree in Industrial Management with specializations in Operations Research and Organizational Behavior from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

Pankaj Kumar

Executive Vice President, Healthcare

Pankaj is the Executive Vice President and Business Unit Head of the Healthcare vertical at HTC Global Services with more than 25 years of IT services experience.
Pankaj joined HTC Global Services from Wipro where in his role as Vice President and Cluster Head for Healthcare and Medical Devices Sector he covered – global sales, delivery, consulting, marketing, analyst relation, and strategy functions. During his decade-long career at Wipro, he was instrumental in growing large client relationships within the vertical. Prior to Wipro, he had 17+ years of experience with Infosys within its Healthcare, Life Sciences, and Pharma business and has also worked with Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) prior to Infosys.
Pankaj is a growth-focused proven P&L leader with a strategic vision, global outlook, and a success record in scaling businesses. He has worked across geographies and industry verticals within Healthcare, Life Sciences, and Medical Devices. He is also credited with having established new businesses and has worked on several M&A activities at Wipro and Infosys.
His customer-centric experience and rich domain expertise enable customers in their digital transformation and ensure the highest standards of uninterrupted patient care.
Pankaj is an Electronics and Telecommunications Engineer from Amaravati University, India.

Chary Mudumby

Chief Technology Officer

A veteran in the Information Technology industry with more than 38 years of experience, Chary Mudumby has been with HTC since August 1994. As Chief Technology Officer, Chary leads the company’s efforts to keep pace with market and technology trends and support business units to open new avenues of growth. Earlier, as head of HTC’s offshore operations, Chary led multiple complex managed services engagements ranging from application development to business process outsourcing. He also spearheads HTC’s product development initiatives.

Chary joined the Company as Director – Technical and also served as HTC’s Executive Vice President overseeing Technology Management and Global Development Centers.

Chary earned an M.S. in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology in Chennai, India. He also holds an MSc. Tech. in Physics and Electronics (with a gold medal).

Suresh Subramanian

Vice President – Human Resources

With more than 35 years of diverse experience in the Information Technology industry, Suresh is the Vice President of Human Resources HTC, managing human resources operations, employee benefits, and immigration. Prior to the corporate HR role at HTC, he managed strategic alliance engagements with HTC’s large customers. He helped HTC to grow these engagements by developing excellent customer and employee relationships, business processes, tools, and resources and setting up onshore/offshore delivery capabilities. He joined HTC in 1998 after a successful career at Elecon, Tata (Nelco), and IIM Ahmedabad.

George Surdu

Chief Strategy Officer

George Surdu, with more than 43 years of IT leadership, spanning both the automotive and banking industries, is the Chief Strategy Officer at HTC Global Services. He leads the coordination and development of an integrated decision-making strategy for the business as well as the setting of technology-related products and service directions that will be the focus of HTC through 2020. George also provides insights for Marketing and Sales, Technology Research and Innovation Services, Technology Partnership Programs, and Industry Analyst Relationship Management.

Previously, as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Comerica Bank, George led all IT activities including software development and production support, infrastructure operations, IS security services, advanced technology research, technology engineering, IS business relationship management, and IT risk assurance. At Ford Motor Company, he held several executive positions across eight divisions, most notably as Director, Global Infrastructure Services.

Venu Vaishya

Executive Vice President – Operations

As Executive Vice President, Operations, Venu is responsible for the US Business Operations. In this role he supports business development across all verticals, Global Strategic Sourcing, Human Resources Management and Mergers & Acquisitions. In addition, Venu heads the Human Resource function for CareTech Solutions, Inc also, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of HTC Global Services. He joined HTC in December 2009.

Venu brings over 41 years of diverse business leadership experience in the IT Industry. Prior to HTC, Venu was with Convansys / CSC and TCS. During his tenure at Covansys / CSC, he managed new business efforts, led the automotive business unit as the Head of Human Resources, played a vital role in the IPO and spearheaded the integration of several newly acquired companies. As Executive Vice President of Offshore Solutions, at Covansys/CSC, Venu played an integral role in driving growth, from overseeing contract negotiations, to executing a large contract for one of their top clients. In his 16 plus years at TCS, he performed in several different Technical roles. He was the Regional Manager in their New York office, during last three years of his tenure with TCS.

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