Team

The highly skilled human capital led by a dedicated and motivated management team.
 
Abhay Gupte
CEO

Mr. Abhay Gupte is a post graduate from IIT Delhi and comes with 29 years of experience in Banking, Financial Services and Information Technology companies. Prior to moving on board MTL, Mr. Gupte was the MD and Partner at Logica – a six billion US$ organization with 42000 employees spread across 37 countries. Before this, he was the MD of EDS India for 10 years. Mr. Gupte spent 12 years in Banking and Financial Services industry, first with American Express Bank where he grew to become Director of Information Technology and then with GE Capital Services as CIO & VP – IT.

 
Girish Kini
COO (Secure Print Solutions)

Mr. Girish Kini is B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology. He joined the organization 1997 on the shop floor, and over the years worked his way up to the Head of SBUs of “Secure Transactions” – Security Printing, Business Forms, Transactional Production, MCT Cards & Technology Pvt. Ltd.

 
Madhukar Shenoy
VP & SBU Head

Mr. Madhukar Shenoy joined the company in the year 1986 after completing his B.Com. Beginning his career from the shop floor he now manages all the services catering to the Education and Recruitment space.

 
Shashi Ranjan
VP & SBU Head

Mr. Shashi Ranjan is B.E. in Printing Technology from Manipal Institute of Technology. He joined the organization in 1998 and worked his way from the bottom of the ladder to become the Head of SBUs of “Marketing, Branding & Communication” – Commercial Printing, Packaging & Labels.

 
Nagendra Rao
VP Marketing

Mr. Nagendra Rao is a B.E degree holder in Mechanical Engineering from Karnataka University, Dharwad and joined Manipal Group in the year in 1989. He has a rich experience of 21 years in different fields of production including Security, Commercial, Paper cards, etc.In his current position as VP-Marketing, he is in charge of the sales and marketing activities of Manipal Technologies Ltd. and its subsidiary companies including MCT, Manipal Packaging and Universal print systems.

 
Vikas Tarachandani
SBU Head (Emerging Business)

Mr. Vikas is an MBA from IIM Bangalore, with 12+ years of experience in General Management roles in diverse industries. He has worked with the countries largest Bank in challenging assignments in India and abroad. He is currently Leading the New Businesses for the Company in the Payments and Education space as part of the long term strategy.

 
Govindraj Prabhu
National Sales Head (Publishing)

Mr. Govindraj Prabhu is a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Karnataka University, and joined Manipal Group in the year in 1996. He is currently the National Sales Head of publishing business vertical at ManipalTech. and manages the sales force spread across the country, besides client engagements in Publishing.

 
Rajesh Shet
VP & Business Head (BFSI), SBU Head (Manipal Business Solutions)

Mr. Rajesh Shet has graduated in B.E. Electronics and Communication from Karnataka University. Having had 16 years of experience in the IT services industry, he joined Manipal Group in 2005 and has played a key role in setting up of MCT Cards and Technology Pvt. Ltd in 2009.In his current role since 2013, he is responsible for leading the business in BFSI industry. He also heads Manipal Business Solutions.

 
Narahari
Sr. General Manager

Mr. Narahai is a Graduate in Business management and has vast experience in Marketing and Production. He joined the organization in 1982 and has been a key member to the company. Presently he is heading the Government business and New products.

 
Santhosh Shanbhag
SBU Head (Digital Business)

Mr. Santhosh Shanbhag joined the organization in the year 2005 and has paved his way from managing Prepress to building a new frontier in the Digital Media. He currently heads Manipal Digital.

 
S Sudhish Rao
VP (R&D And New Product Development)

Mr. S Sudhish Rao is B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology. He joined the organization in 1996 as a Trainee Engineer and over the years has grown up to head the Research & Development and Engineering & Technology Departments. He is also fostering industry-academia consortium with incubation centers for R&D projects across IIT-Kanpur, IISC, Bangalore, NIT-K, Mangalore and MIT, Manipal.