Board Of Directors
Nobby Nazareth Chairman & Managing Director
With over 27 years of HR experience both in India and overseas, Nobby has been closely involved in the Executive Search practice in India since 1995. His extensive experience in the Human Resource has been key in adding value to the area of employee verification from an organization's perspective.
Prior to founding Leader Prospects, Nobby was the Chief Recruitment Officer of the Microland Group in Bangalore assisting in the incubation of new businesses through sourcing of management and functional heads worldwide. He spent a significant part of his career with Personnel Search Services / Ray & Berndtson in Mumbai and Bangalore. He subsequently spearheaded the Executive Search practice for Hewitt Associates based out of Bangalore.
At Leader Prospects India, Nobby works to build a vision of leadership for the firm in India. He is also a Member of the Board of Directors of Evaluationz India Pvt. Ltd., a leadership background-screening firm in India. He additionally holds the position of the Chairman for the APAC Chapter of NAPBS (National Association of Professional Background Screeners) headquartered in North Carolina, USA.
K K Mathew Director
Mathew heads one of India's leading advertising agencies. As the founder of Disha Communications, Mathew has over 30 years of experience in the advertising field.
He has been the inspiration behind the growth of the agency from a humble start up to a position of standing today.
Mathew is also the Governing Council Member of prestigious industry bodies like the Public Relations Council of India.
Maheshwar Tiruchinapalli Chief Mobility and Digital Solutions Officer, UST Global, USA
Based in Atlanta, USA, Maheshwar is the Chief Mobility and Digital Solutions Officer at UST Global, having more than 20+ years of success developing strategies for and executing delivery of top-line and bottom-line business results across diverse cloud computing, software services, enterprise mobile, digital solutions and telecom services.
Maheshwar has established himself as a value creator and growth catalyst throughout the U.S., Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific. His experience ranges from start-ups to major global players, including market leaders such as SITA, Nortel Networks, Cisco Systems, and AT&T/NCR.
His keen business, marketing and customer advocacy acumen, ability to identify and lead development of growth initiatives, market-disruptive solutions, innovative technologies, and special talent for developing high-performance teams combine with extensive global experience in strategic business execution with joint ventures, alliances, channels and partnerships. This powerful blend has enabled him to provide substantial competitive advantage to organizations under his direct leadership, as well as various enterprises for which he has served as Advisor and Board Member.
He holds an Executive MBA from Emory University, Masters in Electrical Engineering from University of South Florida, and Bachelor of Engineering from Bangalore University.
John Smith Vice President, Sales
With a rich experience of over 25 years primarily in the fields of Office Automation and the Telecom industry, John Smith has strived at and achieved building viable businesses with process excellence.
John has cultivated a strong background in Sales. At Evaluationz India John’s focus on S&M and drives the new business. Prior to his current role at Evaluationz India, he has worked at Vodafone as Head Enterprise, at Job Street as Country Sales Manager and various other organizations where he was a vital member in the leadership team.
Passionate about squash, John spent 5 years working as an entrepreneur and built a successful squash coaching business and is a Level 1 certified squash coach under the Asian Squash Federation.
John resides in Bangalore with his wife Fiona, and continues to indulge in his passion in his free time.
Pankaj Goyal Vice President, Operations
Pankaj has spent over a decade in managing operations; most of it being in background verification space. With this knowledge and experience in the industry he has been instrumental in enhancing the existing in-house web application KOMPASS to meet changing requirements of the customers. His eye for detail and passion for technology has contributed to enhanced productivity, efficiencies and improved service levels to Customers.
As a member of the leadership team, Pankaj continues to challenge all odds and makes thing happen in his unique style.
Pankaj hails from Hyderabad and married to the very talented Nilima. They have a 4 year old daughter Mannath studying in UKG. During his free time Pankaj likes to video game and run; hopes to take part in a full marathon soon.
Manikandan Ramasamy Chief Technology Officer
With more than 2 decades of experience in Information Technology industry, Manikandan is a strategic cross sector leader having successfully led several large transformational programs for various products and clients across the globe. His immense experience in dealing with development of multitude of software products that has evolved over the years adds tremendous value to the technological enablement of Evaluationz.
At Evaluationz, Manikandan heads the Software Architecture & Platforms as the Chief Technology Officer. Prior to taking up this leadership role, Manikandan ran his own entrepreneurial software company that successfully created a product that is used by over 200 customers. And prior to that, Manikandan was associated with multinational as well as large organisations – Philips, ANZ, Infosys – in various capacities.
Manikandan brings additional passions having developed over decades in swimming. Being a great fitness freak, he has successfully coached 100s of swimmers in Bangalore, few of them represented at competitive level as well. Canine friendliness is another favourite strength of Manikandan that makes his life exuberant.