Vijay Wadhi – MD & CEO
Vijay Wadhi comes with 25 years’ experience in the IT space. He is a successful entrepreneur having started and succeeded in 2 ventures earlier. He brings in leadership and financial discipline to the organization.
His success lies in finding, growing and retaining key talent in the organization. He is passionate about building a highly HR friendly organization, and is key in driving Locuz towards PCMM Level-5 status with the objective of making Locuz an ‘Employer of Choice’.
He has done his Masters in Management, and has attended various executive training programs conducted by Business Schools (IIM-A) and other professional organizations. His subjects of interest are Business Strategy, Human Resources & Finance. He has been a renowned speaker in various forums on Leadership, Empowerment and Time management.
Uttam Majumdar – Founder & President
Uttam is one of the technology visionaries of the company. As Chief of Consulting & PS he is responsible for services operations and consulting assignments for Locuz. Uttam has an unmatched passion for technology and has been the chief architect of the first ever Digital Library in India. He also has been the prime facilitator to set a Centre of Excellence in Medical Bioinformatics – networking some of the leading Post-Genomics organizations to collaborate using technologies like GRID computing. He served on the board of advisors to STPI (Software Technology Park), a Government of India organization to set up a BIO-IT Park. He is currently on the CFRD (Centre Facilities for Research and Development), Osmania University committee.
He has in the past been on the Channel Advisory Board of Cisco Systems for Strategy in the APAC region. Uttam is an Engineer in Electronics and Communications and possesses several professional qualifications. He has presented papers in various forums on Information Security, HPC Clusters, Digitization, content creation/delivery, and Infrastructure Management. He also has been a guest speaker in prestigious IT and few other Industry events.Apart from satisfying his yearning to do more at Locuz; he sometimes blog, go to events where he can meet people elbow deep dirtying their hands with technology; speak at events; also, he hashad the privilege of having seat on some prestigious bodies (Govt., Universities, Businesses etc.).
Asit Sahoo – Chief Technology Officer
Asit Sahoo is the head of technology and professional services delivery at Locuz. The technology practices that he leads are High Performance Computing, Datacenter / Workplace Transformation (Cloud) & IT Automation. Asit’s vision & leadership has resulted in Locuz acquiring enviable technical prowess in these domains. His was instrumental in Locuz developing technology tools in the areas of HPC applications and Cloud automation.
Asit comes with IT industry experience of 15 years in varied areas like service delivery, pre sales, consulting & people management. He has led technology initiatives, which entail innovation and IP creation at Locuz. Prior to this role, Asit was the technical consultant for HPC & DC business. His leadership and team building skills were chiefly responsible for Locuz becoming a name to reckon with in the HPC space. His team played a key role in architecting, deploying and managing complex HPC, storage and virtualization implementations in India and abroad. He is a certified professional in VMware, Citrix, Netapp, EMC, Microsoft, IBM and Solaris. The term technology geek best describes him. He spends his spare time exploring new apps and experimenting with new gadgets. Asit is a foodie and experiment with various cuisines.
Safalya Mitra – VP
Safalya Mitra is a business leader with proficiency in creating & selling IT Solutions, Services Sales & Business Development, P&L Management, Service Offering Creations & robust execution of BD strategic initiatives. With over 13 years of experience, he has consistently delivered business growth & profitability by building & managing high performance sales teams, driving strategy, marketing, & developing creative business GTM strategies in high growth territories. His success is driven by his astute sense of business development & seeing opportunities where most don’t. Safal has a great ability to build genuine connections with people at all levels, motivating, inspiring, setting the right goals & constantly removing hurdles. He engages deeply in CXO engagements creating relationships of trust & confidence with clients.
He has done his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in Marketing & Systems and is an Engineering graduate (BE) in Computer Science & Technology.
As an individual he likes to paint, travel, enjoys playing Badminton & watching movies at leisure.