Sandip Gupta is the Chairman & Non-Executive Director of Route Mobile. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mumbai University. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is a SAP-certified solution consultant – mySAP Financials – Management and Financial Accounting. Sandip is the Promoter of Route Mobile and has been associated with our company since its inception. Before incorporating Route Mobile, he worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited, and Covansys (India) Private Limited. He has over 20 years of experience in audit and accounts, business analysis, SAP configuration, and software system consulting.
Rajdip Gupta is the Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of our Company. He is a dynamic entrepreneur who founded and is leading one of the fastest growing global technology & Cloud Communications companies – Route Mobile Limited. He is among one of the youngest tech entrepreneurs globally.
His leadership has led Route Mobile to become one of the top global Cloud Communications Company providing Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS). His vision has ensured the company enables end-to-end communications for enterprises / brands by offering products & services in Messaging, Voice, Firewall, Email, New age messaging services like RCS, WhatsApp, Viber and IP messaging, among others. Route Mobile has 16+ offices in the North America, LATAM, Europe, Middle-East, Africa and Asia Pacific.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in science (physics) from Mumbai University and master’s diploma in software engineering from Aptech Computer Education. He has more than 20 years of experience in the field of software designing and development.
Mr. Gupta was Route Mobile’s immediate past Chairman, a position he relinquished to focus more on other professional commitments. He presently serves on the board as a Non-Executive Director. He has been a Director on our Board since 2007 and steered the company through manifold growth in the last decade. Mr. Chandrakant Gupta is a seasoned entrepreneur, business strategist, and Investor in early-stage tech and hospitality businesses spread across India and abroad.
Aged 49 years, Mr. Arun Gupta is an Independent Director. He is an independent consultant in the private equity, M&A and business development space. He has served in the past as Board member / investor / mentor / adviser to various companies including Biba, House of Anita Dongre, Skechers, Clovia, Skinkraft, Vedix, Bewakoof, faballey, Crimsoune Club, Clarks, Turtle men’s wear, Blue foods restaurants, Biryani by kilo, traworld luggage, Priority backpacks, Neeru’s ethnic wear, Amar Chitra Katha, Famozi shoes, Tresmode shoes, Desibelle, Holii handbags, Mother Earth, Giovani etc. He has more than 28 years of experience in Investment Banking, Media, Gaming, Animation, Education, Internet & Technology companies. In the past, he has held senior management positions at Yahoo, STAR, MTV, Mauj Mobile, Equirus Capital, Future Group and Cnet. He also serves on the investment committee of Endiya tech product vc. Mr. Gupta is a post graduate in Commerce and Economics from Mumbai University & adjunct faculty at few leading Business schools.
Sudha Navandar is an Independent Director of Route Mobile. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. She is a Certified Public Accountant, USA, and also an Insolvency Professional registered with the Indian Institute of Insolvency Professional of ICAI. Sudha is currently a partner in M/s. Pravin R. Navandar & Co., Chartered Accountants, with main focus on corporate audits (internal and statutory), bank audits, company law cases, income leakage, and corporate advisory services. She is also an Independent Director on the board of Goa Glass Fibre Limited and Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri Limited.
Nimesh Salot is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Mumbai. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is also a qualified Cost accountant and a member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. He has more than 14 years of experience in the field of investment banking. He has previously worked with Ladderup Corporate Advisory Private Limited, Mape Advisory Group Private Limited, Rabo Finance Limited, Ernst and Young, India, DSJ Communications Limited, and Kayjay Financial Research Services Private Limited.
Mr. Bhaskar Pramanik is an accomplished management leader and professional from the Technology Industry. He has held National and Global Leadership positions in leading Multinational Technology Companies. He has worked in India, Singapore, and the US. He was on the Executive Committee of NASSCOM, the National Committee of CII and AMCHAM.
He recently retired from the Central Board of SBI, India’s largest Bank. He retired as Chairman of Microsoft India in September 2017 after a successful 45 years career in the technology industry. Before this, he was the Managing Director of Oracle Corporation and Sun Microsystems in India. He was also the Global VP for Commercial Systems at Sun Microsystems Inc based out of Menlo Park, CA.
Mr. Pramanik is currently an Independent Board member and Advisor to different companies. He mentors and invests in startups and has also made investments in a few. He is on the Advisory Board of Schulich University, Toronto, Canada, and Bennett University, Noida, India. He regularly speaks at Industry and Leadership forums. Mr. Pramanik has received multiple awards throughout his career, notably the Baton Award at Digital Equipment Corporation, the Global Leadership and the best GEM VP award at Sun Microsystems, and the Platinum award for the best Area at Microsoft. Recent industry awards at Microsoft include the IMA award for best MNC, the Ranstadt Award for the most attractive employer in India, the Great Place to work in Asia by GPTW.
Mr. Pramanik has devoted time throughout his career to mentoring and coaching individuals and colleagues. Today a number of his mentees are MDs and senior leaders at various companies in India including SAP, Google, Netaps, Red Hat, and Nvidia, Cisco, Thermo Fisher.
His primary interests are in areas of Culture and Strategy; Leadership and Organization Excellence; Corporate Governance; Innovation and Transformation; and Advanced Technologies and its future social and economic impact.