Net4Nuts
Team

Some people see things and say Why?
We are a team that says Why Not?

One word that aptly defines every member of our team is Enterprising

We dont take anything for granted. It is in our DNA to go the extra mile, to think out-of-the-box, to question, to try !! There is a constant quest to optimize, to better something even if it doesnt require fixing, and in the process to learn and to excel.

Chirag Patel (Founder, CEO)

chirag_patel Chirag Patel, Founder & CEO of Net4Nuts, is a veteran of the IT industry with over 20 years of experience working with Information Systems, Internet and Mobile technologies. Chirag conceptualised the core idea behind Net4Nuts that of an Internet content aggregation and syndication platform, and raised initial venture capital for it. He has been instrumental in transforming the company into a profitable provider of cutting-edge Mobile Value Added Services (MVAS) focusing on information and messaging solutions. He has spearheaded business development activities for Net4Nuts, bringing in vital carrier and customer relationships in India, S. E. Asia, Europe and the US.

Prior to Net4Nuts, Chirag has headed the edible-oils division of his family business for five years, prior to which he worked in the US for an IBM Business Partner designing, deploying and supporting IT solutions for large US corporations. He pursued his MBA degree at Loyola University, Chicago and graduated with honours, specializing in Finance and International Business. In addition to his role at Net4Nuts, his passions include entrepreneurship and academics. He is a founding charter member of TiE Ahmedabad, and is on the advisory board of a couple of incubators and a regular guest speaker at IIM-A, Nirma and other business schools.

Manish Bhatt (VP, Business Development)

Manis Bhatt Manish Bhatt has been with Net4Nuts right from the inception of the company. Manish has been instrumental in networking, formulating strategies, and establishing alliances and partnerships. At Net4Nuts, Manish is responsible for continuous interaction with operators, introducing new MVAS offerings, driving up the revenues, and representing the company in national and international trade shows. Manish has a graduate degree in Commerce and IT, and has also post-graduated in Law.

Ankur Lal (General Manager, Business Development)

Ankur Lal Ankur Lal has over 13 years of experience in IT, software and telecom marketing. He is part of the business development team at Net4Nuts where he handles client prospecting, commercial negotiations, alliances, deal closures, contract finalization and account management – for mobile VAS, carrier-grade solutions and custom application development projects in varied technologies, domains and platforms. As part of his job, he also needs to actively coordinate with the tech teams for creating and delivering proposals, case-studies and presentations.

Ankur is a PGDBM (MBA) from SLIMS, Ahmedabad with major electives in Marketing.

Bhaumik Joshi (Manager, Software Services)

bhaumik joshi Bhaumik Joshi brings around 15 years of experience in IT industry with focus on project management, deliverables, business development and customer management. He is responsible for complex enterprise software projects including domain specific solutions for some of the biggest corporates in various parts of world. In addition, his expertise with database interoperability and general wealth of knowledge make him true problem-solver. His interest areas include preparing techno-commercial proposals & building customer base, client focused project execution & management, and managing technical teams. In addition to post-graduating in Computer Science, Bhaumik has also done MBA (Marketing).

Biswajit Jena (Manager, Solutions)

Biswajit Jena Biswajit Jena leads a diverse team of technical professionals and is responsible for all aspects of the company’s software development lifecycle, including design, agility, cross platform development, customization, test labs and quality assurance. He has more than 16 years experience in a variety of roles, including Interim Team Management, Project management, Consulting and Solution Architecting.

Biswajit holds a Master in Computer Applications and a Bachelor degree in Science (Electronics). He is also a Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Computing (PGDAC) from a premier R&D organization of the Department of Electronics and Information Technology. In addition to PRINCE2 , Scrum and ITILV3 certification in IT service management, he is also certified on Oracle, NCSA and is an active member of PMI.