Leadership Team

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Mr Dhananjaya Tambe

(Chief Executive Officer)

Mr Dhananjaya Tambe is a veteran of banking having served three banks (Corporation Bank, Central Bank of India and State Bank of India) for 35 years. Before joining C-Edge as the CEO, Mr Tambe was the Dy. Managing Director and Chief Information Officer of SBI, India’s largest bank.
He held important assignments in SBI including VP (Deposits & Remittances) in New York branch, General Manager in Kolkata Circle, and various assignment in the bank’s Global IT Centre (GITC) at CBD Belapur. Mr Tambe has served in all positions (DGM, GM, CGM and DMD) in GITC and had held important positions such as Head of Internet Banking, Payment Systems, IT-Infrastructure, IT-Operations, IT-Transformation, etc. Mr Tambe steered the IT vertical as its Head during the pandemic ensuring uninterrupted services to both internal and external customers.
An M.Sc. in Agriculture with Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management and CAIIB, he is also a Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute, Pennsylvania.

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Mr Pramod Mohanty

  (Chief Operating Officer)

Pramod Mohanty as Chief Operating Officer, heads overall delivery operations incubating cutting-edge expertise through innovations and driving strategic initiatives into it operations. Mr. Mohanty has more than 38 years of high impact leadership & strategic experience in banking industry particularly in IT Core Banking. Over the years, he has been recognized as a highly acclaimed transformation leader with significant expertise on heading larged size branches, IT verticals at apex level, core development and digital platforms for loans, overseas IT operations for banks, acted as advisor for new branch channel ( a transformational project in SBI) and so on.
Prior to joining C-Edge, Mr. Mohanty has worked as General Manager (Core Banking) in Global IT centre in SBI and handled varied range of portfolios. During his tenure with the bank, he spearheaded many critical projects like Demonetization, merger of five associate banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank. Post superannuation, he was associated with a technology transformation project of converting CBS branch interface into JAVA platform in SBI for one year before he joined C Edge.
Mr. Mohanty has economics background with a masters degree in applied economics from Utkal University, Odisha.

 

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Mr Arun Bapat

  (Chief Technology Officer)

Mr Bapat started his career in State Bank of India in 1981 in Mumbai.
Prior to joining C-EGDE, he was Deputy General Manager at State Bank of India (SBI) heading Core Banking Technical Operations Department for the Bank. His team of 300+ members comprised of vendors and Bank staff. His primary responsibility was to keep Core Banking up and running in more than 24500+ Branches / Offices and make it available to 30+ alternate channels. The transformational project during his span as DGM was, Branch Server Consolidation, virtualization of 24500+ branches spread across pan India.

With 32 years as IT professional he has witnessed the transformation in SBI and BFSI segment from paper banking to digital banking and technology advancement from Main frames to Cloud computing.

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Mr Piravi Perumal Murugan

  (Chief Information Security Officer)

Piravi Perumal, Chief Information Security Officer of C-Edge, implement the Policy Guidelines, Regulatory Directions, and Industry best practices on Information and Cyber Security, by following Global Standard Framework. 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. As a seasoned banker with 38 years of experience from State Bank of India, has worked in various capacities which includes a stint at Foreign office.
Mr Piravi, a Master in Commerce from Madurai Kamaraj University is a Life member of Indian Institute of Bankers.

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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.