Board of Directors

Ashish Kapoor

Director and CEO

Ashish Kapoor is the Director and CEO of Vedang Cellular Services Pvt. Ltd and has over 20 years of experience in the telecom field. It is his passion and aspiration which has built Vedang Cellular Services from scratch to a 100 crore revenue, 1750 + employee organization. Through his unique leadership, Vedang Cellular Services has been able to make a respectable mark in the Telecom Market in India with superior technical knowledge, skills and a motivated workforce with strong customer focus. Before joining Vedang he has worked with companies like BPL Mobile, Bharti-Airtel and Nokia Networks.

Ashish Kapoor holds a MBA degree from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies.

Guruprasad Srinivasan

Non-Executive Director

Guruprasad Srinivasan has been associated with Quess since its inception in 2007. With over 20 years of experience in the Service industry across Strategy, Sales, Business Development, Planning and Operations, he oversees logistics and special businesses at Quess along with the People and Services vertical.Prior to joining Quess, he has worked with Adecco Flexione Workforce Solutions Limited as GM – Payroll and Services where he was handling process implementation, new business initiatives and quality control. His professional tenure also includes a stint at Hewitt Associates where he served as the Client Delivery Manager.He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the Bangalore University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Karnataka State Open University. He also holds a Stanford Ignite Certification from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Lohit Bhatia

Non-Executive Director

Lohit Bhatia is responsible for the staffing business of IKYA Human Capital Solutions. He has been associated with Quess since 2011 and has over 20 years of experience across industries spanning from Textiles, Auto components and Services with focus on product and services sales and business development. At Quess, he oversees the Staffing Services as CEO besides focus on Sales and Client Engagement functions in Human Resource services – including Search and Outsourcing. He also has vast expertise in Manpower Outsourcing Programs with a focus on managed services across industries.
Prior to Quess, he was working with Laurent and Benon Management Company as the Centre Head and was responsible for managing their recruitment and search functions. Lohit has also worked with ClearPlus (Dba Advantage Asia, USA) a leading 100% FDI invested, Auto component unit at the Noida SEZ as Commercial Head and The Thapar Group as the Deputy Marketing Manager and was responsible for product sales in Textiles to large Indian Garment industry and merchant Exporters.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Delhi University and a Masters in Marketing and Sales from the Apeejay School of Management besides an Advanced Systems Diploma in Computers from the NIIT.

Neil Elijah

President – Industrial

Neil Elijah is the President designate of our Industrial Asset Management business, and will be instrumental in leveraging emerging opportunities in the Outsourced Asset Maintenance market. In this role, he will be overseeing Operations & Maintenance of our Plant and Manufacturing facilities essentially in the Metals and Process industry space, as well as in the Telecom and Digital infrastructure space. Neil will be spearheading operations for Hofincons, Vedang, Trimax, Maxeed and Smart City businesses, for both India and the global markets. Neil comes with over 30 years of industry experience, and has worked with Tata Group, Nokia Siemens Networks, Viom Networks and later Forbes & Company. He brings with him a diverse expertise and during his time at Tata Steel, he was also responsible for setting up and leading their corporate strategy function and P/L operations. Neil holds a Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai.

B.C. Bhardwaj

Advisor

Mr BC Bhardwaj is the founder of Vedang Radio. He is the Chairman of the board and heads the Strategy, R&D and Business Development. He has 27 years of work experience in the field of Wireless telecom network design, operations and management and core research & development in the field of Microwave and RF systems.

Mr Bhardwaj holds M. Tech. (Microwave Electronics) from the University of Delhi South Campus and holds a Masters degree in Physics from Kurukshetra University.

He has served in leading positions with top telecom operators’ viz. Bharti Airtel, Tata Teleservices, BPL Mobile (now Loop Mobile) & Hughes Telecom. Prior to this, he has worked as Sr. Research Scientist with the Society for Applied Microwave and Electronics Engineering Research (SAMEER). He has designed, implemented and optimized large wireless networks of Delhi and Mumbai for Bharti Airtel. He has also designed, developed and executed a high power transmitter system for MST Radar and successfully implemented the RF and Electronics part of 15 MeV Linear Accelerator machine for Medical and Industrial applications.

Mr. Bhardwaj is also Director of VARESYS

Satish Kumar

Non Executive Director

Satish Kumar is co-founder of Vedang Group. He has over 24 years of experience in the field of Finance, Accounts, Commercial and Business Development . He also has hands on experience in the field of Company Administration and Mergers & Acquisitions. He also holds the position of Director in Vedang Radio Technology Pvt. Ltd. and Vedang Advanced Radio Electronic Systems Pvt. Ltd.

Before joining Vedang he has worked with companies like Asian Paints and JSW Group in Finance, Corporate Affairs, Sales and Plant Administration functions.

He holds Master’s degree in Commerce from Delhi University and is also qualified Cost Accountant and Company Secretary.