Executive Leadership Team

Kinesh Doshi – President/CEO (Founder) linkedin_logo

Kinesh has about 20 years of IT leadership, business strategy and execution experience. He has worked in a range of industries and built teams of up to 400 resources for large clients such as Deutsche Bank, Citibank, Symyx, SAS, Churchill Downs, Bausch, Microsoft, etc. Kinesh has deep experience in applying the best-practices of commercial software development to the enterprise space. He has co-founded two other technology services firms and has been instrumental in growing them to over 1,000 resources. Kinesh is an alumnus of DCE, IIT-Delhi & Kellogg School of Business.

Ashutosh “Ash” Bijoor – Chief Technology Officer linkedin_logo

Ashutosh (Ash) has over 20 years experience in the technology industry with customers ranging from start-ups to large multinationals – in a wide range of industries including High tech, Engineering, Software, Insurance, Banking, Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, Media and Entertainment. Experienced in leading and managing cross-functional teams through the entire product development life cycle. Skilled in emerging technologies, software architectures, framework design, reuse and Agile process definition. Implemented enterprise solutions as well as commercial products in domains ranging from Big Data, Business Intelligence, Graphics and Image Processing, Sound and Video Processing, Advanced Text Search and Analytics. Visit Ashutosh’s blog @ http://bijoor.me for more information on Ash and his philosophy.

Tony Kernan – SVP of Sales (Founder) linkedin_logo

Tony has 20+ years of IT sales and client management experience, worked top IT executives of Fortune 500 firms such as Burlington Coat Factory, Boyd Gaming, Hartford Insurance, Honeywell, Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch; a very high-response execution philosophy, strong understanding of factors governing successful client-supplier relationship, experience building outcome-oriented client engagements.

Suresh Akunuri – CEO, Accion Labs, Singapore/APAC linkedin_logo

Suresh has 20+ years of diversified experience in IT Consulting, IT Services and Sales with leading organizations in Singapore and India. He has been instrumental in building and scaling business successfully in the APAC region and has a excellent track record of delivering customer-centric execution-focused solutions in the legacy, contemporary and emerging technologies. Suresh was the founder/CEO of Hutranz, a Singapore-based fast-growing IT services firm that merged with Accion Labs in 2013. Now as the CEO of Accion Labs, Singapore, he oversees Accion’s operations in Singapore, Malaysia and the Middle East. Suresh has infused Accion with a range of ideas such as metrics-driven hiring, employee-friendly HR policies, enterprise account management best-practices and has led several CSR (corporate social responsibility) initiatives at Accion. Suresh holds Honors Degree in Sciences, DCPA (Diploma in Computer Programming & Applications) from (N.C.C) U.K, and (DCS) Diploma in Computer Studies.

Sandesh Sukumaran – VP of Talent Acquisition (Founder) linkedin_logo

Sandesh has 18+ years of IT experience with the past 14+ years in recruiting/sales/resource management and HR. He has been instrumental in setting up an Agile, tools-centric and metrics-driven sourcing process at Accion Labs. Sandesh is an alumnus of University of Mumbai

Pramod Patil – SVP of Solutions/Delivery linkedin_logo

Pramod has over 20+ years of experience working with product organizations across the entire product lifecycle. Currently Pramod heads up Accion’s solutions/delivery team and PMO organization. Prior to this, as the SVP of Ops, Pramod managed the delivery/operations of an Enterpirise Consulting Services organization. Earlier, as the Practice Director at Ness, he built and managed Web Tech. & Content Mgmt. Practice with clients such as Wiley, SHRM, Genworth, Liquidnet, FTC and others. As an Engagement Manager, Pramod managed the delivery operations for a number of technology clients such as Chordiant, Dorado, AXS One and others.

Rajan Bhatnagar – Managing Director (Accion India) linkedin_logo

Rajan has over 20+ years of experience in building offshore operations and delivery for multiple large multinational companies. Currently Rajan heads India operations for projects and CDL-based services for Accion Labs. Prior to this, as VP and Head of IT of IT Convergence, a services organization – he setup and grew it to 150+ in a record time of 9 months. The services included Application Development, AMS, 24×7 Support, Help Desk and consulting services in leading edge technologies such as Oracle Apps, Siebel and Outsourced Product Development. Rajan has worked with various clients such as GE, Sony, Genpact, HSBC, Oracle, vMware, NetApps, Zamil group, 3G Telecom, Bank Of England, British Ford, PTP Malaysia and many others. Rajan is an alumnus of IIT Roorkee and IIT Delhi, India.