Chief Executive Officer
Karan Yaramada, CEO of Jade Global founded the company in 2003 with a vision and passion to deliver excellence to its customers. An alumnus of Harvard Business School, Karan exemplifies the company’s deep rooted culture of maximizing value from the latest technology to address some of the biggest business challenges. His unflinching passion for leading through innovation forms the DNA of Jade Global. Under his leadership, the company has grown and scaled new heights to be ranked in the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. for five years in a row.
Karan’s commitment to innovation culture has empowered employees, built high performing team and created leaders. He has redefined leadership by inspiring and rewarding people to unlock their potential and transform them to achieve extraordinary things.
During his consulting tenure with KPMG, Tata Consultancy Services and General Electric, Karan paved the way for the enablement of significant growth by leveraging emerging technologies.
Executive Vice President, Client Services
Anant Soni is the Executive Vice President of Client Services. With over 10 years at Jade Global, he is responsible for setting up and growing Jade’s Offshore Delivery facilities in Pune and Noida, India. Anant continues to drive Jade Global’s onshore team in the U.S. and is currently operating out of Jade Global’s headquarters in San Jose, California.
Prior to joining Jade Global, Anant had acquired 20 years of extensive experience in global consulting, offshore delivery, IT, supply chain, manufacturing, BPR and project management. He had gained his experience through prior organizations, such as BearingPoint (formerly KPMG Consulting) in the Silicon Valley while delivering Oracle E-Business solutions for many clients in and around the US across many verticals. Anant has also been a subject matter expert and project advisor for global Oracle eBusiness implementations, providing functional, technical, and process leadership.
Chief Customer Officer
As Chief Customer Officer at Jade Global, Karin’s primary focus is to oversee all activities related to Business Development, Service Delivery and Solution Engineering; she is involved in the acquisition of new customers, growing existing customers, accelerating overall company growth and enhancing customer experience throughout its lifecycle. As a process-oriented, strong leader, Karin successfully blends superior customer experiences with customer profitability.
Prior to joining Jade Global, Karin acquired 35 years of IT industry, software product management, and consulting service experience. During her tenure, Karin has held Service Consulting Senior Leadership positions at Avero Consulting, Oracle and KPMG/BearingPoint. She has worked directly with client executive teams to define strategic use of Oracle products and has established governance models to effectively implement those strategies. She has rich experience in managing and building effective Sales and Delivery Teams, as well as identifying and developing repeatable solutions to client business needs.
Chief Technology Officer
Sandeep Suryavanshi joined Jade Global as Chief Technology Officer in 2013. Sandeep is responsible for spearheading the growth story for Jade Global with responsibility for Product Engineering and AMS business lines. Sandeep also heads the India Operations for Jade Global. With over 20 years of strategic leadership experience in the Media, Automotive Manufacturing, Hi-Tech and Software Product Development and IT Services industries, he brings a unique blend of vision, direction, and business strategy acumen to create sustainable, world-class business processes.
Prior to joining Jade Global, Sandeep served as Global Chief Information Officer at Zensar Technologies where he instituted a transformational global IT strategy that improved operational efficiency, integrated ISO 20000 standards and enabled business growth organically and through acquisition. Sandeep also worked at D-Link as Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Tech Support where he was responsible for the turnaround of the global technical support business. Sandeep also spent 13 years in PTC prior to that, playing senior management roles in IT and R&D functions and played a key role in building PTC’s presence in India.
Vice President, Global Sales and Business Development
Harmeet Bhatia joined Jade Global in 2014 as Vice President- Global Sales and Business Development. His responsibility is to lead and expand the Sales team to provide rapid topline, revenue and profitability growth.
Harmeet brings over 20 years of experience in the IT Industry. His primary focus has been in sales, business development, and alliances for the enterprise software application services and systems integration projects. He has an excellent track record in overseeing the sales and business development activities in the areas of systems integration, technology implementations, and strategic consulting.
Sudipta K. Bhattacharjee
Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
Sudipta K Bhattacharjee joined Jade Global in 2016 as the Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives. Sudipta is an IT transformation leader with over 28 years of successful track record in IT services industry including 19+ years of senior leadership experience in organizations like Siemens, ATOS, Hewlett Packard, Tata Consultancy Services, and Larsen & Toubro. He has extensive experience in creating and implementing business strategies, sales and sales management, global delivery, business development, organization development, technology strategy, service management, practice management, analyst relations, and M&A.
Sudipta comes with strong expertise in strategizing, winning and delivering large global engagements in diverse industry segments such as Oil & Gas, Transportation, Automotive, Aerospace, Hi-Tech, Communications, Payment Systems, Banking and Insurance. He has been successful in selling $750M+ in combined contract value to Fortune 500 companies in North America.
Sudipta has developed profitable revenue streams in new technology areas such as Cloud Computing, Enterprise Mobility, Big Data Services, Domain Specific Application Management and Sector Specific Analytics. He has managed a $200M+ global P&L and a 1000+ member delivery team located in North America, India, Poland, Thailand, China, Argentina and Costa Rica. Sudipta earned his bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, India.
Regional Director, UK
Spiro Aronis joined Jade Global in March, 2016 as the Regional Director for its UK operations. Spiro has over 25 years of ICT experience. Prior to joining Jade Global, he operated an independent consultancy business providing solution architecture expertise on Oracle HCM implementation projects for various customers including Oracle, Vodafone, Jardine Lloyd Thompson and the International Atomic Energy Agency. He was also involved in setting up an international software business in the UK providing IoT solutions and monitoring.
Spiro has worked across international borders in US, France, South Africa, UK and Austria, and brings extensive international implementation knowledge to Jade Global. He specializes in building strong client relationships, leading teams, designing innovative solutions and providing strategic direction.
Regional Vice President, East Coast
Steve Vibhute joined Jade Global in January 2017 through Jade Global’s acquisition of Saturn Infotech. In his new role at Jade Global as Regional Vice President, he will oversee and grow the company’s East Coast business. Steve has around 20 years of experience in the technology sector, with in-depth expertise in ERP, CRM, EPM, BI and Big Data. Prior to the acquisition, Steve was the CEO of Saturn Infotech, and has worked with America’s largest multinational companies including Canon, CISCO, Tyco International, Rabo Bank, Bank of America, Costco, Ford as a consultant of Oracle and KPMG.
Steve is an influencer and has been named in Future 50, CEO of America’s fastest growing company, Philadelphia 100, 40 under 40 winners, among other prestigious felicitations. He has also featured in Inc. magazine, SmartCEO, CIO, Executive Leaders Radio, and NBC network, and has delivered keynote speeches in multiple Oracle conferences. Steve has an engineering degree and a double MBA in Finance, and Sales & Marketing. He is passionate about fundraising and volunteer work for Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and is a hardcore fan of Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, Sixers and Flyers.
Interim VP of Marketing
Theresa Marcroft joined Jade Global in April 2017 as the Interim VP of Marketing. Theresa brings over 25 years of marketing experience in the IT Industry, finding creative and effective ways to grow revenues for Silicon Valley's high technology companies by leveraging solid, classical marketing techniques.
Theresa honed her expertise at Regis McKenna. Working directly for Geoff Moore, author of Crossing the Chasm, Theresa is especially strong in corporate & product messaging, competitive & market positioning, and marketing strategy to increase revenues. She further developed her "marketing savvy" as head of marketing for Silicon Valley technology companies. Her last corporate position was VP Worldwide Marketing for Cylink, Inc., an $80 business which provided a variety of hardware and software network security solutions which she repositioned and united under a “Securing eBusiness” theme in 2000. She helped double the company’s revenues during her two+ years there. With this deep background in marketing enterprise software and network security products to Fortune 1000 I.T. departments, Theresa founded her consulting business in 2001. Since then, Theresa has served as “interim VP marketing” for a dozen technology companies, setting each on their own high-growth path.
An alumna of Thunderbird School of Global Management, Theresa is also experienced in international marketing. She has lived in Europe twice and traveled extensively throughout Europe and Asia. She has recruited and trained channel partners in 26 countries, and assisted them with the development of their own marketing programs. She has hired and trained marketing managers in Australia, Brazil, China, India, Japan, and all over Europe.