Board of Directors
Mrs. Manjusha PaithankarFounder & Chairperson
Mrs. Manjusha Paithankar is the Founder and Chairperson of Imperative Business Ventures Limited. She holds Post Graduation degree in Dietetics and has been associated as a Consulting Dietician with Mumbai-based top-notch hospitals like Cama Hospital, J.J. Hospital, Nair Hospital as well as various fitness centres.Mrs. Manjusha Paithankar is highly regarded as an exemplary leader and a visionary whose passion for excellence and commitment towards elevating the business success is commendable. She formed Imperative Business Ventures Limited in 2011, with a vision to drive innovation, new product development and digital transformation of various businesses. Her inspirational leadership has led Imperative to be conferred with various awards over the years, including the Best Women Entrepreneur Award by Dun & Bradstreet. She leads Imperative with a purpose to bolster women entrepreneurship and aims to inspire, motivate, and mentor every person and the entrepreneur within them towards fulfilling their dream. Mrs. Manjusha Paithankar has worked towards the goal of showcasing, catering, and delivering the industry insights in the domain of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Robotic Process Automation to all types of businesses. She aims to inspire, motivate, and mentor every aspiring women entrepreneur towards fulfilling their dreams. She empower her clientele to optimize, automate, discover, analyze, measure, improve and automate business processes using technology solutions to drive accurate data-driven decisions. Apart from being successful in the medical industry, she has also significantly contributed in developing and promoting Imperative’s vision and mission, by constantly working to attain the company’s goals.
Dr.Sachin PaithankarManaging Director
Dr. Sachin Paithankar - Managing Director, at Imperative Business Ventures Limited is a commendable fintech architect, who has crafted the technological infrastructure through his innovative cutting-edge wisdom and impeccable skillset. With a magnificent track record of over 25+ years in the domain of IT & ITES, Banking, BPM, Financial Services, E-Commerce, E-Learning, Health Care, and more, Dr. Sachin Paithankar is responsible in formalizing Imperative’s strategic-planning processes, forging new working relationships and establishing synergies across the organization. Dr. Sachin Paithankar has pursued Master In Management Science, Diploma In Electronics & Communication Engineering and Post Graduate Diploma In Business Management. By embarking on his successful mantra “An Incredible Inspiration For Innovation” Dr. Sachin Paithankar has transformed businesses through innovative fintech solutions in the domain of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Robotic Process Automation and Big Data Analytics. Dr. Sachin Paithankar is proficient in managing the entire lifecycle of several businesses right from the early stages of concept, design, architecture, development, financing, acquisitions, marketing to execution of plans. He has successfully transformed many start-up ventures into big business houses and have built a strong network globally. In today’s turbulent and hyper-competitive business environment, Dr. Sachin Paithankar formulates, implements and evaluates strategies in a board environment, develop strategic competencies and engage with topical issues across the organization. His strategic and innovative advice have been invaluable and have helped Imperative expand its horizons globally.
Mrs. Sakshi PaithankarDirector
Mrs. Sakshi Paithankar is the Director at Imperative Business Ventures Limited. She is actively involved in organizing and managing Tours and Travels division of Imperative Business Ventures.
Ms. Sanika PaithankarNon-Executive Director
Ms. Sanika Paithankar is the Non-Executive Director at Imperative Business Ventures Limited. She is equipped with a legal framework and have pursued LLB degree at ILS Law College, Pune. Ms. Sanika Paithankar has been an integral part of Seminars and Moot Court sessions. At Imperative, Sanika will provide independent oversight, strategic guidance, and expertise to the board and will represent the interests of shareholders to ensure that the company is being managed effectively. She will contribute to the development and implementation of corporate governance policies, monitor compliance with laws and regulations, and safeguard the interests of stakeholders.
Mr. Avdhut ThaliNon-Executive Director
Mr. Avadhut Thali is associated with Imperative Business Ventures Limited as Non-Executive Director. With an immense experience in Domestic and International Business management across multiple domains and channels, Mr. Thali brings forth a rich experience of 35+ years on banking & financial services, manufacturing industry and supply chain management. At Imperative, he will contribute to the development of the company's overall strategy and provide an objective, independent perspective on the company's plans. He shall be responsible for providing oversight and monitoring the company's performance, including financial reporting, risk management, and compliance with legal and regulatory requirements and will ensure that the company's governance structures and processes are robust, effective, and aligned with best practices.
Mr. Ganesh Kanuji ShelkeIndependent Director
Mr. Ganesh Kanuji Shelke is an Independent Director at Imperative Business Ventures Limited. Through his exemplary leadership, he takes the responsibility to uphold our company’s ethical standards of integrity. At Imperative, Mr. Shelke will help in bringing an independent judgment especially on issues of strategy, performance, risk management, resources, key appointments and standards of conduct. He will also be responsible to scrutinize the performance of the management in meeting agreed goals and objectives and safeguard the interest of all stakeholders.Mr. Shelke is the Hon. Secretary of “The Kalyan Tax Practitioners Association, Kalyan, Hon. Executive Committee Member of “Goods and Service Tax Practitioners Association of Maharashtra”, Hon. Treasurer - “Chemist Association of Thane District and Kalyan Chemist and Druggist Association” and Hon. Member of Educational Society: D.B. Jadhav School, Kalyan. He is an inspirational force whose ambition ensures unrivalled expertise and commitment towards elevating Imperative’s business horizon and shall go the extra mile to ensure the company achieves its goals.
Mr. Shrinivas AmbekarIndependent Director
Mr. Shrinivas Ambekar is an Independent Director at Imperative Business Ventures Limited. He commenced his career with Aplab Ltd and is equipped with 3 decades of experience in networking, creativity and team building by working with Corporate and SME companies. At Imperative, Mr. Shrinivas shall review and approve corporate strategy, annual budget and business plans. Furthermore, he shall oversee management of the company and ensure that the company adheres to all applicable laws, regulations, and ethical standards. He will also assess the performance of the management team while identifying areas of improvement. He will play a significant role in contributing to the development of corporate policies and procedures.
Mr. Prasenjeet FadnavisIndependent Director
Mr. Prasenjeet Fadnavis is a pragmatic and a commanding leader who has been instrumental and helms education, cyber law and women empowerment industry. With an impeccable career spanning of nearly 12 years in Telecom and Banking and 10 years in Education sector, Mr. Prasenjeet has been instrumental in addressing and resolving arduous issues pertaining to the industries he is associated with. With a strong academic background in Computer Science , LLB and Diploma in Cyber Law, he is a senate member at Savitribai Phule Pune University and spearheads as a Director at SPPU Edutech Foundation. Mr. Prasenjeet is closely associated with Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samsthah and is a skilled global strategist that has made him a visionary and an exemplary key figure in the development of education for girls and women empowerment. Mr. Prasenjeet provides a vast infrastructural support and learning facilities wherein he imparts education to underprivileged children and focuses on providing skill development training to the students. He volunteers and provides academic support, guidance, motivation and life skill training to the students of various age groups. His strong leadership skills has made him remain resolute in facing challenges throughout his tenure and today has become an inspirational force amongst the Millennials.
Mr. Makarand Bhaskar Maratheindependent Director
Mr. Makarand Bhaskar Marathe is the forerunner and a civil contractor for MM Constructions. He isan inspirational force who has the zeal to travel and empower today’s millennials and help them adapt to the new technological ecosystem. He is resilient and embrace industry innovations with hisimpeccable skill-set. Mr. Makarand creates a sense of accountability on the job site, motivates and inspires workers to create new processes and works more effectively and efficiently. He has an innate Talent with risk management capabilities in case of a pitfall in the business. Mr. Marathe is the Non-Executive Director at Imperative and will be responsible in monitoring the performance of the executive directors and ensuring they are meeting the company's objectives and providing appropriate guidance. He shall also be responsible for ensuring the financial health of the business, monitoring financial performance and providing advice on financial decisions.
Mr. Yogesh Valunjkarindependent Director
Mr. Yogesh Valunjkar comes with 20+ years of dynamic experience in Banking Software Development, Information Security Pre Sales, RPA and Digital Transformation. At Imperative, he will ensure that the company is compliant with all applicable laws and regulations, as well as internal policies and procedures. He shall also monitor the risks faced by the company and assess whether the executive management is taking appropriate steps to manage them. Mr. Yogesh will participate in the development and review of the company's strategy, ensuring that it aligns with the company's mission and goals and also evaluate the performance of the executive management to ensure that they are meeting their goals and objectives.
Mrs. Kalpana P. DhageDirector - HR, Admin & Accounts
Mrs. Kalpana Dhage is the Director (HR, Admin & Accounts) at Imperative Business Ventures Limited. She has pursued BA degree from Nagpur University. At Imperative, Mrs. Kalpana formulates and update HR policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure compliance with legal requirements and industry best practices. She promotes a positive work environment by addressing employee concerns, managing conflicts and fostering effective communication. Mrs. Kalpana establishes performance evaluation systems, provide guidance on performance improvement, and facilitate career development initiatives. She identify training needs, design and deliver training programs to enhance employee skills and capabilities and oversee the development and administration of compensation and benefits programs, including salary structures, incentives, and employee welfare initiatives.
Mr. Sanjay PaithankarDirector - Client Relationship
Mr. Sanjay Paithankar has more than 25 years of experience in operating and managing the hospitality business. Mr. Sanjay has pursued a diploma degree in Travel & Tourism from IITC. Currently, he is heading Imperative’s Travel & Tourism vertical and is also responsible for business growth. He 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 PandyaDirector - CPA Services
Mr. Jay Pandya has an overall experience of more than 15 years in Business Management. He is specialized in IT– Software & Hardware, Team Management, and Credit Processing. Mr. Jay has pursued Diploma in Hardware and Networking from Kohinoor Technical Institute. At Imperative, he is responsible to connect with clients to understand their accounting and financial needs, provide advice and recommendations, and ensure client satisfaction. Mr. Jay assess and manage risks related to client engagements, data security, technology, and also develop and implement internal controls and policies to minimize risks and ensure the integrity of financial information.
Mr. Aman GujarDirector - Information Security & Product Development
Mr. Aman Gujar is an acclaimed information technology architect and deployment expert with over 10+ years of experience in diverse verticals. At Imperative, he is focused on bringing technological solutions for our 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. Aman have authored 18+ Research publications published in International Journals in the field of Ornithology and Botany and have pursued B. Tech in Computer Science along with various certifications like Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Alibaba Cloud Secure infrastructure etc. Mr. Aman develops and implement an information security strategy aligned with the organization's goals and objectives. This includes assessing potential risks, establishing security policies and procedures, and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and standards. He oversees the cybersecurity measures to protect the organization's information systems and assets. This involves evaluating and implementing security technologies, conducting regular security audits and assessments, and managing incident response and recovery processes. He identify, assess, and mitigate potential risks to the organization's information assets, systems, and products and develop risk management frameworks, conduct risk assessments, and establish risk mitigation strategies to minimize the impact of security incidents or breaches.
Mr. Dipesh SharmaChief Financial Officer
Mr. Dipesh Sharma is the Chief Financial Officer at Imperative Business Ventures Limited. Equipped with an impeccable financial skillset, Mr. Dipesh will be responsible to track cash flow, financial planning as well as analyzing Imperative’s financial strengths and proposing corrective actions wherever required. Mr. Dipesh will assist department heads across the organization in both maximizing revenues and controlling expenses. He will also provide strategic recommendations, manage the financial forecast and budgets, develop relations and also review HR and IT related procedures.
Mr. Rashesh GandhiCompany Secretory
Mr. Rashesh Gandhi is equipped with 4 years of experience in deploying the legal provision and statutory regulations for different companies. He has pursued the Company Secretary degree from The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). At Imperative, Mr. Rashesh assist the Board Of Directors in understanding and fulfilling their legal and fiduciary duties. He facilitates effective communication between the Board Of Directors and the company's management and help them organize and prepare board meetings, including agenda preparation, minutes recording, and provide guidance on corporate governance matters and advise the board on compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Mr. Rashesh is responsible for ensuring compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and corporate policies. He keep track of changes in legislation and regulations that affect the company's operations and also oversee the company's statutory filings and maintain proper records and registers as required by law.
Ms. Padmaja NairChief Business Officer
Ms. Padmaja Nair, Chief Business Officer. Ms. Padmaja is involved in nurturing the right partnerships and building the ecosystem for Imperative that enables greater visibility in the market and a high-velocity lead flow. She has a wide exposure in maintaining client relations through business development, project initiation and co-ordination, project finance and facilities functions. She has 25+ years of experience in banking and finance domain with IT proficiency in organization administrative and compliance management, project management, and client management.
Mr. Shivdas NairChief Technology Officer
Mr. Shivdas Nair, Chief Technology Officer, a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) comes with around 3 decades of experience in technology, core banking and leadership roles having global work exposure with Banks in Middle East and India. At Imperative, he focuses on augmenting technology for its best use for products, services and client delivery. He is responsible for developing and implementing the overall technology strategy aligned with the organization's business goals. This involves identifying opportunities for technological innovation and ensuring that the company stays ahead of industry trends. Mr. Shivdas creates a roadmap for the adoption and integration of new technologies, outlining the steps required to achieve the organization's strategic objectives. This includes evaluating emerging technologies and assessing their potential impact on the business.
Ms. Maitreyi MozeExecutive Assistant to (Chairperson and Managing Director)
Ms. Maitreyi Moze is an Executive Assistant to Chairperson and Managing Director at Imperative Business Ventures Limited. She has pursued B Com degree from Nagpur University. At Imperative, she is responsible for assisting in the development and execution of the company's strategic plans which includes analyzing market trends, identifying growth opportunities, and formulating strategies to achieve business objectives. Her role is crucial in providing high-level support and managing various administrative tasks, organizing and maintaining the Chairperson and Managing Director's calendar, scheduling appointments, meetings, and events, handling incoming and outgoing communication on behalf of the CMD, including emails, phone calls, and written correspondence.
Mr. Mohanan PadmanabhanVice President - Accounts
Mr. Mohanan Padmanabhan oversees the overall financial management of Imperative Business Ventures Limited. This includes managing budgets, financial planning, forecasting, and ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulations. He has pursued MA In Economics Degree from Kerela University. At Imperative, he is responsible for preparing and presenting accurate and timely financial reports to senior management, stakeholders, and regulatory authorities. This may involve analyzing financial data, preparing financial statements, and providing insights on financial performance. Mr. Mohanan establishes and maintain effective internal controls and financial procedures within the organization. This includes implementing measures to safeguard assets, prevent fraud, and ensure compliance with internal policies and external regulations.
Ms. Veena SharmaGeneral Manager - HR
Ms. Veena Sharma is equipped with 13+ years of experience in Human Resource Management. At Imperative, she is responsible to develop and implement HR strategies aligned with the organization's overall business goals and objectives.This includes workforce planning, talent acquisition, retention strategies, succession planning, and performance management. She will also be involved in establishing and updating HR policies and procedures in compliance with employment laws and regulations and also ensuring consistency and fairness in the application of policies across the organization. She will oversee the recruitment and selection process, including job analysis, job postings, screening resumes, conducting interviews, and making hiring decisions and collaborate with hiring managers to identify talent needs and develop effective recruitment strategies.
Business Operation Team
Mr. Vikas KhapneSenior Operations Head
Mr. Vikas Khapne is the Operations Head at Imperative Business Ventures Limited and comes with impeccable experience in diversified product portfolio in Housing Finance, Mortgage Finance and SME businesses. He has pursued Masters Degree in Financial Management from Mumbai university. At Imperative, he plays a crucial role in overseeing and managing various aspects of the company's operations. He develops and executes the overall operations strategy which includes identifying operational priorities, defining key performance indicators (KPIs), and establishing processes and frameworks to drive efficiency and productivity. Mr. Vikas reviews and improve operational processes to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and optimize resource allocation. This involves analyzing existing workflows, identifying bottlenecks, and implementing process automation or re-engineering initiatives. He mitigates operational risks by implementing robust internal controls, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, and developing contingency plans.
Mr. Koushik ChatterjeeOperations Head
Mr. Kaushik Chatterjee is the Operations Head at Imperative Business Ventures Limited. Being an efficient team leader, he is equipped with skillset in leading credit assessment and credit monitoring activities for multiple banking products. With an analytical and strategic mindset, Mr. Koushik is overseeing customer service and implementing technology solutions for business transformation.He collaborates with external vendors, partners, and service providers to ensure smooth operations. This includes selecting and managing third-party vendors, negotiating contracts, monitoring service level agreements (SLAs), and resolving any operational issues that may arise. Mr. Kaushik fosters innovation, encourage employee suggestions, and implement best practices and industry benchmarks to drive operational excellence.
Mrs. Omkar GoythaleAssistant General Manager - Operations
Mr. Omkar Goythole is designated as Assistant General Manager - Operations at Imperative Business Ventures Limited. He comes with 7+ years of experience in banking across different sectors. At Imperative, he assist in overseeing and managing the day-to-day operations of the department, provide leadership and guidance to the operations team, including supervisors and staff members. He collaborates with the General Manager and other senior managers to develop and implement strategic plans for the department and also contribute to the development of goals, objectives, and operational strategies to achieve organizational targets.
Mr. Anup GaikwadOperations Manager-CSR
Mr. Anup Gaikwad is designated as Operations Manager - CSR and comes with 9 years of experience in Banking & Sales. At Imperative, he is responsible for managing and supervising everyday operations of the department and ensure that operations are running smoothly, efficiently, and in line with organizational goals.Mr. Anup develops and implements operational strategies, goals, and objectives to improve efficiency, productivity, and customer satisfaction and also identify areas for improvement in operational processes and implement changes to enhance productivity, reduce costs, and increase customer satisfaction.
Mr. Umesh UndareManager - Sr. Quality & Training Head
Mr. Umesh Undare is designated as Manager - Sr. Quality & Training Head at Imperative Business Ventures Limited. He has pursued MBA degree from Pune University. At Imperative, Mr. Umesh develops and implement quality assurance processes, policies, and standards to ensure products, services, or processes meet or exceed customer expectationsHe establishes and monitor key quality metrics and indicators to measure performance and identify areas for improvement and conduct regular audits and inspections to ensure compliance with quality standards and regulations. Mr. Umesh investigates and address customer complaints and quality issues, identifying root causes and implementing corrective actions. He collaborates with cross-functional teams to drive continuous improvement initiatives while promoting a culture of quality throughout the organization.
Mr. Suraj PatilAssistant Manager
Mr. Suraj Patil is equipped with 11+ years of experience in BPO industry (Domestic as well as International) for voice and non voice process for sales, telecom customer contact service, insurance and logistics management. At Imperative, Mr. Suraj manages team size of 70+ members and is involved in coordinating schedules, assigning tasks, and monitors workflow to ensure efficiency and productivity. He interacts with clients to address inquiries, resolve issues and maintain positive relationships and also assists in training new employees and providing ongoing coaching and guidance to team members.
Mr. Shreyas KadamAssistant Manager - Training & Quality
Mr. Shreyas Kadam comes with an in-depth experience in MBA Finance. At Imperative, he is designated as Assistant Manager for (Training & Quality) and is responsible for assisting in implementing quality framework, process improvements and training schedule across all LOBs. He is also responsible for designing and developing training programs and materials to enhance the skills and knowledge of employees. This includes identifying training needs, creating training modules, and coordinating with subject matter experts to deliver effective training sessions. His role will involve monitoring and evaluating the quality of work, develop quality assurance frameworks, conduct audits, and implement processes to ensure compliance with quality standards and organizational guidelines.
Mr. Shubham BajajAssistant Operations Manager
Mr. Shubham Bajaj is associated with Imperative Business Ventures Limited as an Assistant Operations Manager. He is equipped with 5 years of experience in Banking and Digital Solutions. Mr. Shubham has been assisting and overseeing the daily operations of the organization which includes collaborating with the manager to develop and implement operational strategies, policies, and procedures.He also supervise and guide operational teams, ensuring that they are properly trained, motivated, and equipped to carry out their duties effectively. This may involve providing feedback, conducting performance evaluations, and addressing any performance or disciplinary issues that arise.
Mr. Bachan Kumar KhuntiaAssistant General Manager
Mr. Bachan Khuntia brings valuable expertise to the table with 9 years of experience in Banking and Finance. He has pursued B.Com from Odisha University. At Imperative he is designated as “Assistant Manager” and oversee daily operations while providing support in decision-making, planning, and execution of company strategies.He supervises team, provides feedback, training, and motivation to ensure efficient and effective workflow. Mr. Bachan conducts financial analysis, prepare reports, and give recommendations to optimize financial performance and mitigate risks.He also identify areas for process improvement and implement strategies to enhance operational efficiency, streamline workflows, and optimize resource allocation. In his tenure, he has been felicitated with numerous awards and accolades for his best performance.
Mr. Dinesh TareAssistant General Manager
Mr. Dinesh Tare is associated with Imperative Business Ventures Limited as an Associate General Manager. He has pursued BA degree from Mumbai University. At Imperative, he deploys his 5 years of expertise in developing and implementing the company's strategic plans and objectives. This includes analyzing market trends, identifying growth opportunities, and formulating strategies to achieve the financial goals. Mr. Dinesh oversee financial operations, including budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting and also collaborate with the finance team to ensure proper cash flow management, monitor financial performance, and make strategic financial decisions. He is responsible in managing day-to-day operations, ensuring efficient and effective workflows across different departments, streamline processes, implement best practices, and optimize operational efficiency to enhance productivity and profitability.
Ms. Trupti RekhiOperations Manager
Ms. Trupti Rekhi is designated as Operations Manager at Imperative Business Ventures Limited. She has an overall experience of over 9 years in Banking & Finance and has pursued M Com from Pune University. At Imperative, she is responsible for managing and supervising the day-to-day operations which includes analyzing data, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing strategies to enhance efficiency and productivity. Ms. Trupti manages and allocate resources such as personnel, budget, equipment, and materials to ensure optimal utilization and cost-effectiveness and continuously evaluates and improve operational processes and workflows to streamline operations, reduce costs, and enhance overall efficiency of the organization.
Mr. Shreyas LokhandeAssistant Manager
Mr. Shreyas Lokhande is designated as an Assistant Manager at Imperative Business Ventures Limited. He comes with 9 years of expertise working in different domains such as ecommerce, telecom , television troubleshooting and more. At Imperative, he undertakes quality check of all FD’s booked across Pan India while ensuring all RBI regulations are met. He also process end to end FD booking for the client on a real time basis (from document checking i.e., KYC to FDR generation). He stays updated with the latest trends, technologies, and regulations, and is responsible for conducting industry research, monitoring competitors, and identifying opportunities for innovation and also prepare reports, presentations, and documentation related to their team's activities, project progress, or financial performance.