Arun Kar

Co–Founder and Executive Director, New Business and Strategy

Arun is a Global Leadership Cadre professional who promotes a collaborative, multi-discipline approach that brings technology solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems. Equally comfortable working with the most senior decision-makers in Tier 1 companies whilst at the same time innovating with young entrepreneurs driving new ventures, Arun believes in technologies fundamental ability to lift civilization to new heights and achievements. A Military Veteran and now Founder & Chief Executive of Multinational Digital & Technology Innovation companies in Information Technology & Environment Sustainability sectors; Arun has created multi-million pounds businesses in the United Kingdom, Europe and India. Arun is also an official member of the Forbes Business Council.

Chintan Panara

Co–Founder and Executive Director, Technology and Strategy

Chintan has over 15 years of experience delivering multi-million pound work programs in both the private and public sectors, including the Fortune 500. He has been responsible for formulating strategies, establishing teams, and leading successful deliveries throughout the UK and EMEA. He has also planned and designed components and complete solutions in data management. warehousing, data reconciliation, revenue assurance, and more.

Dave Reynolds

Executive Director (Ex- CIO, British Telecom), Telecom, Utilities and Enterprise Business

As the former Chief Information Officer(CIO) of BT Global Services, Dave is an innovative and analytical business transformation expert. With thirty years of experience, he has unrivalled expertise in complex large system integration, and specialist knowledge of online and sales systems, data modelling, and cyber security. Dave designs and oversees the implementation of IT strategies to enhance businesses, increase productivity, and improve performance.

Jacqueline Steed

Board Director & Advisor

Jacqueline has worked extensively across telecoms, IT and financial sectors including Managing Director roles for BT Technology and BT Wholesale where she held CTIO positions, was accountable for the national rollout of high speed broadband and served on both boards plus Vice President within BT Global Services. She served as Chief Digital Officer as an executive board member for the Student Loans Company. This was a joint appointment with HMG cabinet office with whom she held close working relationships at a senior level. Jacqueline is C-level IT executive who has worked at the highest levels within companies and public bodies to achieve digitally leveraged growth. Jacqueline has combined her background in systems engineering and telecoms, with research into how technology and innovation can be used to achieve positive economic and social outcomes. She has served on the regional board for Yorkshire and Humberside and is currently a lead governor for EPNE a major education and skills provider for the North East. She has brought her success in managing large scale change initiatives to her role as both an executive and non-executive director.

David Morgan

Executive Director, Public Sector

David oversees the implementation of smart data solutions for both public and private projects. His background is in multi-disciplinary engineering and building design and he has experience in managing more than £400 million in sustainable cities and PPP investment. David is also the co-CEO of SmartKlub and Chairman of Cedar Professional Services.

Pradip Butani

Co–Founder and Executive Director, Finance and Operations

Pradip specializes in service delivery, operations, and process management in the finance and IT sectors. His expertise includes reviewing and enhancing internal processes and systems, and reviewing service level agreements to improve control and grow organizations. His leadership of client projects have increased productivity, reduced waste and delivered results.

Akhil Lalwani

Non-Executive Director & Advisor, Data Services

Akhil is currently the Chief Data Officer (CDO) at Convex, an international speciality insurer and reinsurer based in London. He has been awarded patents for his innovative use of technology and has worked with Law Enforcement Agencies Globally to Prevent & Disrupt Cybercrime. He is an experienced data and technology leader working in insurance, Banking and Telecom focussed on transformation, driving digital disruption and innovation. Before joining Convex, he was the Head of Data Platform at Prudential and performed global leadership roles at Barclays. His areas of expertise include business strategy, information security, creating a data-first culture and building products.

Girish Belur

Executive Director, Tax Technology

Girish Belur is the CEO of CAG Consulting LTD, a renowned expert in the industry with more than 30 years of finance and tax system integration experience. He's worked for major firms like Deloitte, Ernst & Young, and Thomson Reuters. Girish is sought after for his rare combination of skills; he is a qualified cost accountant, has extensive knowledge on tax compliance, and is a functional expert in finance systems like Oracle and SAP. He is well-known in international markets, particularly in Europe, the US, Middle East and North Africas.

Susmit Nayak

Executive Director, Digital Transformation

Susmit is a technology leader with more than two decades of experience in digital transformation, change management, innovation, and the development and delivery of high-quality software. Susmit holds an MBA from CASS Business School, and has delivered multi-million-pound projects in locations across the UK, Europe, Africa, and Asia. He has worked with firms in insurance, earth observation, supply chain management, data warehousing, asset monitoring, and banking, including G4S, Pepsico, O2, Deutsche Bank, BNP Paribas Bank, and the public sector.