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Adam Elster

Chief Executive Officer

Adam Elster

Chief Executive Officer

Adam joined Majesco as Chief Executive Officer in 2018.

Prior to joining the company, Adam served as President of Global Field Operations and member of the Executive Leadership team at CA Technologies, a $4.5B Fortune 500 organization and business partner to the world’s largest companies. There he led high-performing teams who helped businesses grow across emerging markets and supported many of the world’s most powerful enterprise organizations through their digital transformation journey by helping them become more agile, more secure, and more capable of solving critical challenges and delivering innovation to adapt to changing market demands.

Under his direction, CA evolved from legacy software vendor to digital transformation leader across DevOps, API Management, Security and Agile Management. Adam holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Sciences in Management and Information Systems from New York University.

Adam currently sits on the Board at Optanix, an IT Service Management company, and at PENCIL.org, a non-profit that connects businesses with schools to provide advancement opportunities for students in underserved communities.

Manish Shah

President and Chief Product Officer

Manish Shah

President and Chief Product Officer

Manish Shah is President Chief Product Officer at Majesco. In this role, he is responsible for management and development of innovative software products for the global insurance business and works on strategic directions for the company as a member of leadership team.

Prior to the merger of Cover-All and Majesco, Manish was President and CEO of Cover-All and served on its Board of Directors. Before being named CEO in July 2013, Manish was Cover-All’s Chief Technology Officer and also responsible for sales and operations, including strategic planning, customer relationships and product management.

Prior to joining Cover-All, Manish held several technology management positions independently and with Tata Consultancy Services for over a decade, serving a wide variety of industries including P/C Insurance. He was responsible for business development, product management, project management and solution consulting to various enterprises including many Fortune 500 companies.

Manish earned an M.B.A. from Columbia University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from MS University of Baroda, India.

Ed Ossie

Chief Operating Officer

Ed Ossie

Chief Operating Officer

Ed Ossie serves as the Chief Operating Officer at Majesco since January 2015. In this role he is responsible for driving the company’s growth strategy, key operational initiatives and corporate development.

Ed has over 25 years of international experience serving high-growth technology companies, spending the last 20 years in chief operating and chief executive roles. Prior to joining Majesco, Ed was Vice President and Director at Corum Group, a Global M&A Advisory firm focused on the Technology segment. In this role he advised a number of high-growth technology teams on how they might win, shape and scale their operations to create impact and options for their future.

During this same time, he also served on the Majesco Executive Advisory Board.

Before Corum Group, Ed served in a variety of roles at Innovation Group PLC from 2001-2010 such as Group President, Chief Operating Officer Technology and Executive Director. Prior to 2001, along with his investment partner the Halifax Capital Group he led the sale of MTW Corporation to Innovation Group as MTW CEO. Earlier in his career he spent several years at Texas Instruments and was Division Manager and Vice President for the Software Group, which grew from start-up to 1300 people in 5 years.

Ed graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Missouri State University and attended select Executive Programs at Stanford Graduate School of Business, such as the Executive Program for Growing Companies and the 2011 Directors Consortium.

Mallinath Sengupta

Executive Vice President and Head of Delivery, Consulting, and Support Services

Mallinath Sengupta

Executive Vice President and Head of Delivery, Consulting, and Support Services

Mallinath Sengupta serves as the Executive Vice President & Head of P&C Delivery at Majesco since joining Majesco in November 2017. In his role, Mallinath is responsible for delivering client programs that meet customer expectations. Mallinath is passionate about transforming the software product delivery and implementation playbook. Mallinath is helping optimize the delivery processes for this new paradigm.

Mallinath has over 30 years of international experience. In his long career in the IT Industry, he has performed various roles that include large-scale delivery (team size exceeding 10,000), Account Management, Pre-Sales, Engagement Initiation and Product Development.

Mallinath previously worked for Wipro, NIIT and Mphasis. In his last role, Mallinath was Chief Executive-NextAngles at Mphasis Corp where he helped develop an AI-enabled software solution for banking regulatory compliance. Mallinath is an alum of Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

Denise Garth

Senior Vice President, Strategic Marketing

Denise Garth

Senior Vice President, Strategic Marketing

Denise Garth is Senior Vice President Strategic Marketing responsible for leading marketing, industry relations and innovation in support of Majesco’s client centric strategy, working closely with Majesco customers, partners and the industry.

She is a recognized Top 50 InsurTech Influencer and industry leader with both P&C and L&A insurance experience as a CIO and business executive with deep international ties in Asia and Europe through her ACORD leadership role. Denise is an acknowledged strategic thinker, innovation leader, international speaker, and author of thought leadership and articles regarding the key issues and opportunities facing the industry today to prepare for the future.

Prior to joining Majesco, Denise held business and technology senior executive roles with leading insurance companies, including Mutual of Omaha, CUNA Mutual and Century Cos. of America. At ACORD, she was vice president, standards and membership driving ACORD’s international expansion and market presence. While at Innovation Group, she was EVP, strategic marketing and global head of market strategy where she re-established the company’s position through market-driven strategy and solutions. Most recently she was Partner and Chief Digital Officer with Strategy Meets Action, leading the Innovation Practice evaluating emerging technologies, outside industry trends, and innovation and their implications and opportunities for the industry.

Denise is a Cum Laude graduate, with a BS in Math and Computer Science from Central College in Iowa, MBA work at the University of Northern Iowa and attended various executive leadership programs.

Jim Miller

Chief Revenue Officer

Jim Miller

Chief Revenue Officer

Jim joined Majesco as Chief Revenue Officer in March 2018. In this role, he’s responsible for driving Majesco’s overall go-to-market methodology and execution of the company’s growth strategy.

Prior to joining Majesco, Jim had a successful career at CA Technologies, where he led sales strategy for products and field teams across multiple business units worldwide, with revenues ranging from $350 million to $2.5 billion. He spent 20 years in executive leadership and general management roles, earning a reputation for delivering top performance across partner and direct sales channels by improving operational discipline, transforming systems, and developing consistent and repeatable growth at scale.

Jim is known as a transformational leader and recognized for building high-performing teams who are committed to the company vision, thrive on change, and are motivated to achieve aggressive goals for the mutual benefit of the organization and its customers, including many Fortune 500 companies. During his time at CA, Jim pioneered a complete turnaround from sales decline to sales growth across several product business units and received more than 25 awards for excellence in sales leadership and top performance in revenue generation.

Jim has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland at College Park.

Prateek Kumar

Executive Vice President, Global Sales

Prateek Kumar

Executive Vice President, Global Sales

Prateek Kumar is Executive Vice President of Global Sales at Majesco, where he is responsible for the entire customer lifecycle, including building new business and deepening existing relationships with clients across P&C and L&A lines of business. He has held various positions in presales, sales and account management at Majesco since 2003. Prior to that, he worked as an IT consultant with the Exeter Group in the areas of IT strategy, planning and program management. He has an MBA from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Farid Kazani

Managing Director and Group Chief FInancial Officer

Farid Kazani

Managing Director and Group Chief FInancial Officer

Farid Kazani brings critical finance and organization skills to Majesco with over 27 years of experience in the field of Corporate Finance and core competencies in strategic business planning, treasury and fund management, forex, mergers and acquisitions and divestments. Prior to joining Majesco, Farid was the Group CFO & Finance Director of Mastek Ltd. He has been the architect of carrying out the process of demerger of the Insurance Business into Majesco which was completed in June 2015. He was responsible for reorganizing the legal entity structure and creating the Insurance business group under Majesco US, completing the two acquisitions and paving the way to list Majesco on the NYSE-MKT and the parent company, Majesco Limited on the Indian Stock Exchanges.

Prior to Mastek Limited, he worked with Firstsource Solutions Ltd as CFO – India and Global Financial Controller for over four years. His work experience also includes organizations such as RPG Enterprises, BPL Mobile, Marico Industries Ltd and NOCIL. He has successfully handled an IPO of $100 million and an FCCB issue of $275 million for Firstsource Solutions Ltd, besides independently managing brand takeovers of ‘Mediker’ and ‘Oil of Malabar’ for Marico Industries Ltd.

Farid is also designated as the Managing Director of the parent company MAJESCO Limited which is listed on the NSE and BSE.

Wayne Locke

Chief Financial Officer

Wayne Locke

Chief Financial Officer

Wayne joined Majesco in April 2019, bringing with him over two decades of finance and operations experience. Before joining Majesco as CFO, he was a Senior Director at Capgemini providing financial and operational consulting services to insurance organizations. Prior to that he was the President of WEL Consulting, LLC, a financial operations firm where he provided interim and acting CFO support at several growing companies and was instrumental in providing the finance vision, strategy and leadership to help the organizations get to the next level. Over the course of his career, he has been responsible for designing and implementing world-class, value-added business process management solutions for notable organizations including, AIG, Deloitte Consulting, GE Capital, BNY and Swiss Re.

Wayne holds an MBA in Finance from Baruch College City University of New York and a BS in Accounting from Brooklyn College City University of New York.

Sweta Jhunjhunwala

Senior Vice President, Global Administrative Services

Sweta Jhunjhunwala

Senior Vice President, Global Administrative Services

Sweta Jhunjhunwala is Senior Vice President of Global Administrative Services at Majesco, where she oversees all aspects of HR, IT, and Facilities.

Sweta came to Majesco as part of its Cover-All acquisition in 2015. In her previous position as Senior Vice President of Client Services and Support, she focused on implementation of Cover-All products, and helped expose the existing Cover-All client base to the broader Majesco portfolio.

Prior to joining Majesco, Sweta ran the implementation team at Cover-All, ensuring that all projects were executed with high quality and in a timely manner, resulting in increased customer confidence and benefits.

Her experience before that included several director and management positions at companies such as Columbia Water Center, Pepsico, BearingPoint, and TCS.

Sweta has a Master of Science in Sustainability Management from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Technology from the University of Mumbai.