Dr. Jayafar Moidu
Founder & CEO
Dr. Jayafar Moidu is a Serial Entrepreneur and the Founder & CEO of JMR Group of Companies, spread across Technology Services, Sports & Coaching, and Digital Platforms.
In 2007, Jayafar began his entrepreneurial journey with the establishment JMR Infotech which is today a global, leading Technology Solutions, and Services provider. Over 3 decades of distinguished corporate experience, combined with his successful entrepreneurial stint has enabled Jayafar to evolve into an industry thought leader who can pioneer new ideas. Under his thought leadership, leadership, JMR’s innovations have resulted in cutting-edge Digital Platforms like Credeze, LearnOn, and AgriNet, covering Fintech, Edutech and Agritech areas.
While Jayafar heads an innovation-driven technology companies, he also has a strong passion for sports and fitness which has inspired him to establish organizations like JMR Sporting and JMR Sporting Event Management, with a vision to offer world-class sports & fitness services and promote a culture of excellence in sports and fitness in UAE.
He also envisions promoting sports like cricket and football through technology-based coaching and mentorship programs with former international players to ensure that young aspirants receive the right exposure and guidance.
Jayafar’s strong vision and inspirational leadership have enabled his teams across all his group companies to achieve new heights in the fields of Technology & Innovation, Sporting, Fitness, and Coaching.
Under Jayafar’s prudent guidance, JMR Infotech has earned worldwide recognition for providing cutting edge technology services to its clients. Jayafar has spent close to three decades in the IT industry. Jayafar’s distinguished corporate experience, combined with his successful entrepreneurial stint has enabled him to evolve into an industry thought leader who can pioneer new ideas.
Before starting JMR Infotech, Jayafar has had a highly successful corporate career. He has held responsible positions in top Financial Institutions like HSBC and Al Rajhi Bank. He is an alumnus of Regional Engineering College (presently known as the National Institute of Technology), Calicut.
Group Chief Operating Officer
After joining JMR Infotech in 2010 as Project Manager, Vijay managed the relationships with key clients in India and North Africa.
Having worked in the Banking and IT industries for the last 2 decades, he brings with him a rich experience in Retail Banking Operations, Core Banking Product Development, Product Implementation and Partner Enablement.
Prior to joining JMR Infotech, he worked with Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd., where he had executed Implementation, Development, Migration and Partner Enablement projects in mature markets like Japan and Western Europe.
Early in his career Vijay was associated with the ICICI Bank – India’s largest private sector bank and headed one of its branches in Mumbai.
Vijay holds a Master’s Degree in Finance and Control from Lucknow University.
Chief People Officer
Rajitha has over 22 years of rich and varied experience, largely in Information Technology Management and Human Resources Management.
She has deftly dealt with different facets of IT and HR Operations. She has been in the IT & BFSI industry for over two decades and has held responsible positions in multinational companies like HSBC, Executrain, Informatics and New Horizons.
She is an exceptional communicator, focused on building strong client and employee relationships.
She is an alumnus of Regional Engineering College (presently known as National Institute of Technology) Calicut.
Venkata Subramanian (Vex)
President – Financial Services & Solutions
Venkata Subramanian (Vex) is a versatile business leader with more than 33 years of experience in the Banking & IT industry.
In his role as President – Banking & Financial Services, Vex sets the strategic direction for JMR’s Banking and Financial Services business.
Vex started his career with the State Bank in 1983 and served in various capacities before embarking on a career in the IT industry. He spent more than 2 decades with COSL – CITIL – iflex – OFSS, where he handled many large scale FLEXCUBE implementations and managed marquee customers.
He was instrumental in increasing the FLEXCUBE customer base and has worked with some of the most prominent names in the Banking industry, across geographies. He has won the Service Excellence Award for 2 consecutive years and a Team award for his various roles at Oracle.
Vex holds a Master’s Degree in Commerce and is a Fellow Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers.
SVP & Head – Digital & Enterprise Solutions
Sandeep is a senior IT professional, entrepreneur and business leader with over 24 years of experience with proven success in managing delivery of large and complex projects straddling both the corporate and entrepreneurial worlds. He has good experience in creating new products for emerging markets, managing multi-stakeholder account P&L and competency building.
He comes with wide experience across multiple domains like BFSI, e-Commerce, and Telecom. He possesses deep experience in cutting-edge technologies like AI (Both ML and DL), Big Data and Mobile among others.
Sandeep has received multiple awards in his career. Team Excellence award for consistent quality deliveries at Oracle Financial Services Software and Team Excellence award for “Best Operations Support System – TechAccess” at the SuperComm trade fair in Atlanta are some of his accomplishments.
As an AI entrepreneur, he created products in the E-Commerce, Video Analytics and Social Analytics domains and brings that expertise into JMR Infotech thru the Aquihire of the AI platform SponPlus.
At JMR Infotech, Sandeep heads the Digital & Enterprise Solutions business and is responsible for developing this vertical as one of the key growth engines for JMR.
He is an alumnus of Bangalore University (Mechanical Engineering), Oklahoma City University (MS in Computer Engineering) and University of Alabama (MBA in IT systems).
Suresha Ramachandra Iyer
EVP & Head – Enterprise Risk & Analytics
Suresha holds a Master’s Degree in Statistics from Bangalore University and holds the First Rank. He is the first Indian to get certified in AML by ACAMS of USA. He is also invited to speak at several international forums on Compliance regularly. Suresha has won several awards and accolades in his illustrious corporate career.
Suresha is an accomplished professional with 40+ years of experience spread across Banking, Mutual Funds and IT Services industry.
Suresha started his career with hands-on retail banking roles at Canara Bank. After a fifteen-year stint, he moved to Canbank Mutual Fund. He handled all aspects of the Mutual Funds business for nearly ten years before joining i-flex Solutions in Feb 2000 (presently Oracle Financial Services). During his stint at Oracle, he handled the landmark Datawarehouse project for the Reserve Bank of India and four complex Central Bank projects.
He was involved in delivering Strategic Consulting and Advisory services to Citi, Lloyds, Barclays and was actively involved in the completion of over twenty Risk & Compliance projects across the globe. A substantial part of Suresha’s career has been with the Technology industry across Datawarehouse, Risk & Compliance functions, Strategic Consulting Services and Program Management.
K Venkateswara Rao
SVP – Financial Services & Solutions
K Venkateswara Rao (KVR) is a dynamic and accomplished IT professional, with 30+ years of experience in the IT industry.
KVR has varied professional experience in Leadership roles across Telecom, Banking and IT industries. He possesses excellent knowledge of Banking Financial Regulations and Compliances and has a proven ability to assess customer business needs and design and configure appropriate solution document “as is” and “to be” processes. He has expertise in managing banking operations with a key focus on optimal utilization of resources and implementing the Core Banking Package software in the bank. He also has hands-on experience in Information System Audit in banking environment.
Some of his key achievements are as follows:
- Directed FCR + FCC + Internet Banking implementation and support for Syndicate Bank, one of the largest public sector banks in India with implementation covering 3,200 branches
- Implemented FLEXCUBE (Retail & Corporate) in Punjab State Co-operative Bank & 19 District Co-operative Banks under ASP model
- Implemented FLEXCUBE Core Banking (FCUBS) in the largest Commercial Bank in Lao – Banque Pour Le Commerce Exteriur Lao Public (BCEL Bank), Central Bank of Libya and 4 Commercial Banks
- Managed implementation of FLEXCUBE (FCUBS) in NedBank, South Africa and 5 countries of Rest of Africa
- Headed Data Center since inception for the Syndicate Bank, setting up and successfully running the Bank’s Data Center for 4 years
- Implemented Total Branch Automation (TBA) of different software viz. ECIL, ISBS (TCS) and Infrasoft for the Syndicate Bank
KVR is a Post Graduate in Mathematics, with Banking certification (Certified Associateship of the Indian Institute of Bankers – Banking). He is also an Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) DBA A Certified Internal Information Security Auditor (CIISA) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
Head of Banking Sales and Solutioning
Naman has over a decade of Experience in Sales, Consulting, Development and Implementation. At JMR, Naman leads the Client engagements, Sales, Pre-Sales and Overall revenue for the Banking Business Unit.
He has experience in Product Development and Support, and in the implementation of various versions of FLEXCUBE, and OBDX. Naman has been part of successful implementations at multiple geographic locations globally.
Naman is also a certified PMP, and Scrum Master with over 100 Oracle certifications across diff technologies/Domains. He is also the recipient of the Leader of the year -2019 @ Asia Leadership Awards by Leadership Federation.
VP – Enterprise Risk & Analytics
Umaashanker is a seasoned professional with iverse experience of over 29 years in the Finance, Banking, Treasury, and Risk Management domains. He is equipped with a sound knowledge on Banking System, Treasury Management, Risk Managment, and Derrivatives. Prior to joining JMR Umaashanker has worked with reputed organizations like Wipro, IBM, and i-Flex (OFSS) to name a few.
Umaashanker has implemented OFSAA for State-owned banks in India, managed EPM, upgrade projects along with IFRS9 implementations in Middle East, and OFSAA FSDF with Axiom Reporting in the US.
Amitava heads Sales for Key Growth markets working closely with reional sales and partners globally at JMR. Previously, he was responsible for developing the channel strategy for JMR products and services and managing business through the channel partners.
Prior to joining JMR, Amitava was associated with companies such as Infosys, HCL, L&T and brings 15+ years of experience in Strategic Alliance Management and Partner Program development, Solution selling, Pre-sales and Project delivery. In these years, he has worked with customers and partners across key geographies of MEA, India, SEA, UK, Benelux and US. He has built, managed and mentored many high performance teams.
Strong partner ecosystems being one of the key drivers for growth, he was instrumental in many effective & strategic tie ups with large OEMs and niche product partners and running go to market initiatives with them globally.
Amitava is a Management graduate from Nanyang Business School, NTU, Singapore with specialization in Strategy Management. He holds an engineering degree from National Institute of Technology, Allahabad (India).
VP Strategy & Operations
Karthik is JMR’s Vice President, Strategy and Operations. He has oversight of aspects of Corporate Strategy, Sales and Marketing operations. In addition, Karthik supports JMR plans in new ventures – Digital Platforms and JMR Sporting.
Prior to joining JMR, Karthik held senior leadership roles at Tata Consultancy Services for 15+ years , where he served financial services clients and led APAC Sales for TCS BaNCS. Prior to TCS, at KPMG Consulting, he worked on several global consulting engagements for Banking and financial services clients. He has worked
Karthik is a Management graduate from Institute for Technology and Management with specialization in Finance.
Chief Manager – Finance
Santosh carries 17+ years of experience in providing comprehensive commercial finance and accounting support services to businesses across South East Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and North America. He comes with good exposure in Financials Analysis, financial reporting, governances and compliance system, process improvement and ERP implementations. Before joining JMR, Santosh has diversified professional experience in the manufacturing, IT service, retail business and consulting with companies like the Vectra Group and Infosys.
Santosh is a Commerce graduate with a Master’s degree in Finance and Accounts from Karnataka University Dharwad. He is currently pursuing CFA from ICFAI University. He has worked in multiple domains like Corporate Accounting, Business Finance, Consulting, Operation, and ERP implementation