Board of Directors
Mrs. Manjusha PaithankarFounder & Managing Director
Mrs. Sakshi PaithankarDirector
Board of Advisors
Mr. Satish UtekarMentor & Advisor
A hard-core Banker with 40+ years of Banking experience. He started with a private bank and found his passion in Co-operative Banking segment. He played an inspirational role in transforming The Thane Janata Sahakari Bank from a local business to a globally recognized institution. He represents the co-operative sector on Indian Banks’ Association. He is amongst the most sought-after person in the industry for his advice and wisdom on business plans to be adopted by banks in the co-operative segment.
Mr. Venkatesh SrinivasanMentor & Advisor
Mr. Srinivasan has 25+ years of experience in Production, Sales & Marketing of TV programs. He is the ex-founder of Unity Media Services and is currently the Marketing Director at RW Promotions – India’s largest BTL and Rural Marketing Agency. He is an expert in rural marketing communication, media planning, brand management, advertising, and event management.
Mr. Chetan ManiarMentor & Advisor
A competent professional with 25+ years of experience in Strategy Planning for launching satellite channel/ Business Operations, Marketing / Business Development, Product Management / Branding and Team Management. Having started his career with Doordashan, the Indian Goverment owned public broadcaster, in charge of air time sell. He launched 3 satellite channels in India and content syndication in MENA & SAARC. he possess expertise in sales, marketing air time & slots. A proactive planner, with expertise in strategic planning, market plan execution, with skills in P&L management, competitor and market analysis and team supervision. An Out-of-the-Box Thinker with a proven track record of increasing revenues, streamlining workflow, evolving effective operational procedures and creating a team work environment to enhance productivity inovatively for organizations. An effective communicator who possesses exceptional relationship management skills, who has the ability to influence and relate to people at any level of business.
Mr. Swapnil JoshiMentor & Advisor
A loved actor, producer, RJ, entrepreneur and a humanitarian. He has an impressive career spanning over 33+ years, with him consistently maintaining the top position in the industry. Three of his films have made it to the top 10 highest grossing movies of all times in the Marathi film industry. Humanitarian by heart, he supports various social causes but has always chosen to be private about it. A businessman actor as his friends call him, he has maintained his hunger for merging creative with economics. "Keep Walking" is his true success mantra!
Dr. Sachin PaithankarChief Officer – Strategy & Global Business
Dr. Sachin Paithankar has a magnificent track record of over 25+ years in diversified verticals, such as IT & ITES, Banking & Financial Services, E-Commerce, E-Learning, Food Services, Health Care, Renewable Energy, and Robotics. He is a champion of innovative business strategies and applications that are designed to transform day-to-day life. He possesses a rare combination of techno-commercial skills, proficient in managing the entire life-cycle of several businesses. He has successfully transformed several Start-Up Ventures into big business houses and has built a strong business network in multiple countries.
Ms. Kalpana P DhageDirector - HR, Admin & Accounts
Ms. Kalpana Kanhere’s core responsibilities includes Staff Augmentation, People Management, ensuring team performance, and reviewing the team. Managing the staff journey from smooth onboarding, induction, training and relocation for new team members and co-ordination with customers to achieve the business goals.
Mr. Sanjay PaithankarVice President - Travel & Hospitality Business
Mr. Sanjay Paithankar has an overall 25+ years of experience in managing Hospitality Business, heading company's Travel & Tourism vertical, and is responsible for business growth. He has a wide experience in Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality business. Mr. Sanjay is a Promoter of Sanjay Tours & Travels, which is an authorized Yatri Ticket Suvidha Kendra (YTSK) for Railway Ticket Reservation services licensed by Indian Railway and is also a partner of S.S. Travels which is preferred sales partner (franchise) of Veena World from Kalyan.
Mr. Jay PandyaSBU Head - CPA Services
Mr. Jay Pandya has an overall experience of more than 15 years in Business Management, acting as SBU Head-CPA Services at Impeartive and managing the entire Profit & Loss of the SBU. He is responsible for all New Projects OF Imperative. He has worked in almost every venture of IBVPL, wherein his specialty in IT– Software & Hardware, Team Management, and Credit Processing contributed hugely to the growth of the company. He is a Core member of Imperative's Software Development team.
Mr. Chakradhara SahuVice President - Automation & Innovation
Mr. Chakradhara Sahu has overall 18+ years of experience in Back office Business Process Management, acting as Vice President - Automation and Innovation at Imperative. Mr. Sahu completed his Masters in Operations Management from Welingkar Institute, Mumbai. He is a champion in managing Indian as well as International Customers BPO/ KPO processes, specifically, Credit Card, Debit Card, Personal Loan, Mortgage, Title Plant, Title Search, Indexing, and E-Publishing. He is managing New Products Deveopment using AI, OCR, ML, DL & RPA and is responsible for Data Analytics for all Banking Projects at Imperative. His top priority is Business Process Automation using innovative technologies.
Mr. Aman GujarVice President – Information Technology
Mr. Aman Gujar is an acclaimed information technology architect and deployment expert with over 10+ years of experience in diverse verticals. At IBVPL, he is focused om bringing technological solutions for Global Clients. He is an IT security specialist with a passion and talent for aligning security architecture, plans, controls, processes, policies and procedures with security standards and operational goals. He is a project leader with proven experience directing all phases of complex projects while managing, motivating and mentoring team members. Mr. Aman is responsible for all New projects at Imperative, and is a solution architect for E-Commerce & OTT deployment, which includes IT resource management to IT Infrastructure vendor selection and management.
Mr. Vivek SurveVice President – Business Development
Mr. Vivek Surve has an immaculate record of more than 24 years in Retail Banking, Business Development, Customer Service, Manpower Development, Brand Management with Consistent achievement in increasing revenues and portfolios. He has an expertise in Business Development, Relationship Building and exceptional Service Follow ups, Strategic Planning, Sales & Marketing, experience in hands on Staff Development, Coaching and Management to drive and deliver performance oriented result.
Mrs. Minal VilekarGeneral Manager – HR
Mrs. Minal N Vilekar, has a Masters in Economics from Mumbai University. She has a wide experience in human resource, payroll, policy formation and employee management. At Imperative, her core role includes setting and coordinating the Group HR processes, policies and practices to build a stable Human Resource to function and strengthen the company’s human asset.
Mrs. Krutika SawantAssistant General Manager – HR & Admin
Mrs. Krutika Sawant holds a Masters degree in Commerce from Mumbai University and has also completed Diploma in Interior Decorations from J.J. School of Arts, Mumbai. She has 19+ years of experience in HR & Administration. At Imperative, her core responsibilities include recruiting candidates as per in-house project requirements as well as outsourcing teams to Imperative clients as per their requirements. She is also involved in guiding and streamlining the administration process for smooth functioning of day-to-day activities.
Mr. Mohanan PadmanabhanGeneral Manager - Accounts
Mr. Mohanan Padmanabhan is a management professional with more than 30 years of experience in accounting. He manages IBVPL’s entire accounts upto finalization of P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow statement. He also manages compliance of PF, ESIC, PT, TDS payable, GSTR-1 and GSTR-3B filing.
Mrs. Reena Joshi-PandeManager - Pre Sales & Legal
Mrs. Reena Joshi-Pande is an MBA professional (Advertising & PR) with 10+ years of experience in the relevant sector. She is a multitasker with an apt business acumen to align diverse portfolio of work against critical business objectives to support integrated team, brands, communities and working partners. Also to redefine promotional as well as business strategies for brand development.
Mr. Omkar GoyathaleSenior Manager – Operations
Mr. Omkar Goythale has overall 7+ years of experience in IT & ITES acting as Senior Manager – Operations joined Imperative in January 2018. His roles and responsibilies involve handling the entire client co-ordination, team management. He is incharge of CPA Unit, ensuring flawless delivery within TAT with Quality to maintain the customer satisfaction and grow the business as per business targets.
Mr. Vinayak AdivarekarSenior Manager – Operations
Mr. Vinayak Adivarekar is a graduate with overall 7+ years of experience in IT & ITES, acting as Senior Manager–Operations at Imperative. He joined as a data entry operator and has reached to senior manager level with dedication and consistency. Currently, managing a team of 50 members and ensuring smooth delivery of various banking processes of leading Private Banks from India. His core responsibilities are allocating tasks to executives, arranging training for them, client co-ordination and managing the TAT & Quality.
Mr. Vijay KaduManager – Operations
Mr. Vijay Kadu has an overall experience of more than 5 years in Back office Processing and is acting as Manager - Operations at Imperative. His core responsibilities include managing the team and arranging training for them, co-ordinating with client’s team members to manage all kind of Loan Processing and Quality Checking to maintain the TAT.
Mr. Sameer MurkuteManager – Operations
Mr. Sameer Murkute has around 13 years of experience in Back Office. His core responsibilities are managing the team, arranging training for them, coordinating with CFL Manager and Sales Team for resolving files related queries and quality checking to maintain Zero Percent TAT.
Mr. Dinesh TareManager – Operations
Mr. Dinesh Tare joined Imperative in April 2018. Prior to this, he worked for about 10 years as a System Administrator for a private company, where he had been a part of various outdoor projects related to IT support.
Mrs. Hemlata PawarAssistant Manager - Operations
Mrs. Hemlata Pawar joined Imperative in 2015. Her role includes entering the given data in a specified format with full accuracy and assigning tasks to other operators and handling team members.
Mrs. Sujata ManeExecutive HR & Admin
Mrs. Sujata Mane assists in all pre-recruitment processes, CMTS documentation, head hunting, interviewing, helping in campus recruitment and handling reception work (housekeeping, repairing, AMC, dealing with new vendors etc).
Mrs. Rakhi DalalManager – Accounts
Mrs. Rakhi Abhishek Dalal has an impressive 10 years of experience in Accounts and performs her duties with excellence, like preparing asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analysing account information. Documents financial transactions by entering account information. Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents. Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures. Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analysing account information. Prepares payments by verifying documentation and requesting disbursements. Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. Accomplishes results by performing her duty. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Mr. Ravichander BangeraManager – Operations
Mr. Ravichander Bangera has 30+ years of experience as Operations Manager with a strong technology & software development background, having vast experience in handling large to small scale data processing & software projects at operations, development & management levels. He has worked as an independent consultant as well as an employee in different data processing organizations, where his primary focus was operational excellence through automation using technologies available at hand. Designing and developing efficient processing methodologies and automated software systems is his forte. He has gained extensive domain experience in various different organizations and has a track record of successfully managing projects at different levels from hands-on operations to directing project teams, team building and interacting with senior personnel for reporting and other project management activities.
Mr. Rohit ManeAssistant Manager – Operations
Mr. Rohit Mane has more than 5 years of experience in handling Credit Card & Personal Loan Processing projects at operational & management levels. He is working as Asst. Manager – Operations handling Personal Loan & Credit Card process. He is responsible for managing the day to day operational activities of the processes, ensure to meet daily targets & volumes through team manpower allocation and co-ordination with clients for day-to-day operational matters. His other responsibilities include process administration, coordination with Team Leaders with the aim of achieving continuous process improvement and also participate in the systems & automation initiatives of the processes.
Mr. Bachan Kumar KhuntiaAssistant Manager – Operations
Mr. Bachan Kumar Khuntia is a young and dynamic Assistant Manager and is currently managing Retail Loan Operation i.e Consumer Durable Loans, Cross sell Loans and Vehicle Loans at Imperative. He has best industry knowledge & experience in banking operations. He is responsible for day to day operation activities, client communication, queries, escalations, team handling & training.
Mr. Pradeep YadavAssistant Manager – Operations
Mr. Pradeep Yadav is an industry expert and a knowledgeable professional Assistant Manager. He is currently managing Retail Loan Disbursement process at Imperative. He has more than 9 years of experience in financial operation processes. He is responsible for disbursement related activities, client communication and escalations.