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Omkar Choudhari

Founder and CTO

Founder And CTO Omkar brings business and technology together at WAi. Founder and CTO of WAi Technologies, his passion and mission to provide technical solutions with a customer-centric approach provides the direction and strategy required to build great products, services and platforms. His leadership fosters collaboration and improves collective business...

 

Omkar Choudhari

Position: Founder and CTO
Categories: Main
Location: Team

Founder And CTO

Omkar brings business and technology together at WAi. Founder and CTO of WAi Technologies, his passion and mission to provide technical solutions with a customer-centric approach provides the direction and strategy required to build great products, services and platforms. His leadership fosters collaboration and improves collective business effectiveness, increasing productivity and efficiency.

With over 22 years of experience from around the world, he helps our customers create solutions that enhance and grow their businesses, implementing new technologies that yield competitive advantage. His deep expertise and thorough understanding of technology, ensures an efficient, profitable, and secure use of technology.

His strong business acumen keeps the team well versed in current technological trends and familiar with a variety of business concepts. He believes in using his technical know-how to create value for our customers and enrich the customer’s experience.

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Rakesh Vartak

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer Rakesh brings to WAi a total of 29 years of experience across multiple business streams ranging from Airline Operations and Systems, Travel-Transportation and Logistics, Financial Services, BPO & KPO, Software Development and Support, Hospitality and other customer service industries. His areas of expertise and experience range from...

 

Rakesh Vartak

Position: Chief Executive Officer
Categories: Main
Location: Team

Chief Executive Officer

Rakesh brings to WAi a total of 29 years of experience across multiple business streams ranging from Airline Operations and Systems, Travel-Transportation and Logistics, Financial Services, BPO & KPO, Software Development and Support, Hospitality and other customer service industries. His areas of expertise and experience range from Operations and Delivery Management, Strategy & Execution, and Management Consulting. He leads the Revenue and Delivery function at WAi.

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Harshada Jadhav

VP Customer Success

VP Customer Success Harshada leads the Sales, Marketing and Account Management functions at WAi with a very clear focus on driving Customer Success. As part of our Commercial team, she brings a rich and varied experience from various sectors and strongly believes in driving growth by nurturing relationships and constant...

 

Harshada Jadhav

Position: VP Customer Success
Categories: Main
Location: Team

VP Customer Success

Harshada leads the Sales, Marketing and Account Management functions at WAi with a very clear focus on driving Customer Success. As part of our Commercial team, she brings a rich and varied experience from various sectors and strongly believes in driving growth by nurturing relationships and constant customer connect. Having completed her Master’s in International Business, she ensures cross cultural balance in delivering seamless customer experience for global businesses. 

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Sameer Nair

Director-Operations

Director-Operations Sameer brings 20 years of experience in Operations and has been associated with WAi since day one. In addition to Finance and Administration, Sameer is responsible for Compliance. He also leads talent acquisition and is primarily focused on bringing the best talent to the team, making WAi the hub...

 

Sameer Nair

Position: Director-Operations
Categories: Main
Location: Team

Director-Operations

Sameer brings 20 years of experience in Operations and has been associated with WAi since day one. In addition to Finance and Administration, Sameer is responsible for Compliance. He also leads talent acquisition and is primarily focused on bringing the best talent to the team, making WAi the hub of talent that it is. 

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Kirti Kulkarni

Product R&D Head

Product R&D Head With over 20 years of experience in software development, Kirti heads Product R&D and Competency Management at WAi Technologies, leading the training and skills upgradation program at WAi. Kirti introduced the ‘Women Back To Work’ Initiative that encourages women to return back to mainstream software development after...

 

Kirti Kulkarni

Position: Product R&D Head
Categories: Main
Location: Team

Product R&D Head

With over 20 years of experience in software development, Kirti heads Product R&D and Competency Management at WAi Technologies, leading the training and skills upgradation program at WAi. Kirti introduced the ‘Women Back To Work’ Initiative that encourages women to return back to mainstream software development after a career break or sabbatical.

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Mohan Bari

UI/UX Head

UI/UX Head Mohan, a thought leader, comes with a vast experience of 20 years and heads the UI/UX vertical at WAi. He has been associated with all Animation formats including Traditional, Contemporary Digital, Graphic Designing, Web, Multimedia and AV production for advertising commercials/films; working across the spectrum, from execution to...

 

Mohan Bari

Position: UI/UX Head
Categories: Main
Location: Team

UI/UX Head

Mohan, a thought leader, comes with a vast experience of 20 years and heads the UI/UX vertical at WAi. He has been associated with all Animation formats including Traditional, Contemporary Digital, Graphic Designing, Web, Multimedia and AV production for advertising commercials/films; working across the spectrum, from execution to ideation. His contribution has created some noteworthy milestones in the last 2 decades in his varied roles as Show Producer, Producer of IPR content and Head of Operations among others.