Leadership Team

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Mr. Rahul Kulkarni

(Chief Executive Officer)

Mr. Rahul Kulkarni is a Banking Professional with 27+ years of domestic and international experience in Technology and Operations. He is Part of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) from 1994 and has played multiple roles spanning Product Development, Client Delivery and Business Development.

Rahul has lead TCS BaNCS Banking solution and has driven implementations across globe including Australia, Malaysia, Middle East, India, US and Europe. He was key member of SBI Group Core Banking Transformation Program being executed by TCS, which is the biggest of its kind worldwide. His Work area involves Core Banking, Payment, Digital, Channels, Origination and Trade Finance.

Rahul has a Master of Technology Degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Government Engineering College, Aurangabad.

 

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Mr. Sunil Kumar Tandon

(Co-Chief Executive Officer)

Mr. Sunil Tandon is a Banking Professional with more than 37 years of cross functional expertise with State Bank of India (SBI) where he served in various top leadership roles in domestic and international assignments. Sunil has rich and varied experience in Corporate Governance, Information Technology, Data & Analytic, Business Solutioning, Branch Banking, Digital Banking, Operations, Credit Management, IT Risk & Compliance, HR.

Sunil also steered major project implementation in SBI including CRM and internally developed Pool Purchase Management Software.

Sunil is post graduate in Chemistry, CA IIB, Diploma in Business Finance from ICFAI, Hyderabad.

 

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Mr. Anil Mahajan

 (Chief Operation Officer)

Mr. Anil Mahajan is a Banking Domain & IT Professional having experience of 35+ years, with specialization in translating & implementing the business goals into execution level operations to meet strategic objectives. His wide range of experiences cover implementation of multi-year, multi landscape solutions, internal and external consortium based – complex implementation programs especially in CBS platform space. He has rich experience in blending Technology and Operations integrations. He is part of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) since 2005 and has successfully delivered on Product Streamlining and Change Management, Client Delivery, and Operations Management execution lifecycles. Mr. Anil Mahajan has led TCS BaNCS Banking solution implementations for large Domestic customer(s) and has been part of client’s IT Transformation Program being executed by TCS. His work area involves Core Banking, Data Centre Operations, Payments, Digital, Channels, and Trade Finance and other allied systems.

 

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Mr. Piravi Perumal

 (IT Risk and Data Protection Officer)

Mr. Piravi Perumal is a seasoned banker with 38 years of experience from State Bank of India (SBI), has worked in various capacities which includes a stint at Foreign office and Information Security Operations (ISO) at SBI for 5 years as Deputy General Manager (DGM) ISO. He has expertise in implementing various preventive controls by following NIST framework as well as creation of Awareness on Cyber Security. Earlier, Mr. Piravi, has wide exposure in handling the security of entire SDLC of IT Applications, as Head of Information Security Operations of India’s largest Public Sector Bank. A qualified CISA and Lead Auditor of ISO 27001, has developed a Cyber Security Maturity Model. He has recently become a qualified professional in Data Protection and Privacy from DSCI (DSCI Certified Data Privacy Lead Assessor).
Mr. Piravi, a Master in Commerce from Madurai Kamaraj University is a Life member of Indian Institute of Bankers.

 

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Mr. Prashant Sawant

 (Chief Information Security Officer)

Mr. Prashant Sawant worked as Information Security Head-Banking and Financial Services Europe and UK for Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). He had led and participated in a variety of multi-disciplinary Information Security projects, Information Technology Risk assignments, and responsible for driving entire security governance of BFS Capital Market and Financial Services Cluster. He was responsible for development of security programs for multiple large Global financial institutions. These tailor-made roadmaps include showcasing technical, compliance, financial and risk mitigation related information security aspects. Mr. Prashant has been with TCS for 18+years. He is a Bachelor of Science in Statistics and Computers.

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Mr Sunil Kumar Pillai

 (Chief Business Officer)

Sunil has over 13 years of experience in information technology, client management and software development with nation-wide exposure in banking sector. Sunil has been with C-Edge since 2007 and has played a major role in streamlining the process at the Help desks located across various locations in India. He has largely contributed towards the rollout of the State Bank of India and its Associate RRBs into CBS.

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Ms. Cheryl D’costa

 (Head – Human Resources)

Cheryl comes with an experience of over 15 years managing the Human Resources Functions across diverse industries. Prior to joining C-Edge, she served as the Assistant Vice President for Quantum Advisors Pvt. Ltd. . She also led a transformational journey and shaped people, processes and organization structures at Melstar Information Technologies Ltd.
Cheryl is passionate about building organizations based on performance and innovation, driven by a culture of empowerment, transparency, trust, and strong learning orientation. She believes in an open working culture which brings the best out of people and creates an environment of ownership wherein people work for themselves. Cheryl received a Master’s in Human Resource Development from MET College, Bandra and a Diploma from NMIMS.