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Our Team

Anand Image Anand Narayanan
Founder and CEO

Anand has been actively involved in various levels of Sales and Marketing activities for some of the leading consulting brands across the globe. He has a widespread experience dealing with clients from India, US, Canada and also with the European markets. Being in the consulting industry he got the opportunity to work on various industries like IT, Life Science, BFSI, Telecom, E Commerce and the other major industries. He has gained the insights and the knowledge to cater to these industries and has always excelled in his performance. He lays upon a lot of emphasis on knowing the clients, their needs in order to successfully delight the clients to the fullest. He is currently handling all the Sales and operational activities at ANIKA Technologies. Anand has done his graduation in Computer Applications and his post graduation in MBA Marketing from MIT.

Tanmay Image Azhar Sayyed
Global Head of Business Development

With extensive exposure in the area of Human Capital Management & Business Development with large MNCs Azhar brings just the perfect blend of sales based on high-level business insights to our team. His portfolio demands him to overlook end to end Business Development and Delivery of requirements generated thereafter. Azhar heads the specialized client engagement division for IT recruitment comprising of key accounts across the globe including The Big Four. He also leverages massive support in terms of sales and delivery for other software development and consulting projects of sensitive nature. Key Strengths: Acquiring New Clients, Creating Synergies With Internal & External Cross-Functional Teams, Managing External Stakeholders, Increasing the bottom line. .

Tanmay Image Tanmay Bakshi
Technology Consultant and Keynote Speaker

Tanmay is a Tedx and Keynote Speaker, Author, Algorithm-ist, IBM Honorary Cloud Advisor, IBM Champion for Cloud, and a Software and Cognitive developer with over 7 years’ experience in programming/IT. Tanmay started coding at the age of 5 and by the age of 9 he had his first IOs App called tables released. At age 12 Tanmay became IBM Watson’s youngest programmer, even detecting a bug in the system. His primary areas of expertise are Swift, Objective-C, iOS Development, IBM Watson , Artificial Intelligence , Machine Learning, Java, and Python. He has been working for and with top IBMers, and even did his extensive Summer Training in IBM Software Labs. He handles the Key Note speeches, training’s and consulting of our key clients.

Lakshman MN Image Lakshman MN
Senior Technology Consultant and Speaker

Vastly experienced and internationally acclaimed mentor/consultant involved in research on advanced technologies that could be the basis for future computing solutions to cater to the needs of the technology oriented industry. Close to 2 decades of Consultancy, Mentoring and Development experience. He deals with all the high end clients of Anika Technologies for their Internet scripting consulting.

Zainab Image Zainab Ansari
Sr.Enterprise Sales Specialist

Zainab is a highly experienced Account Manager with over 12 years of experience with blue chip companies in UK, USA and India. Her experience in high level IT and Computer Software environment in understanding and catering to complex requirements adds great value to our team. She currently focuses on Maximising Client Experience through Consistent Stellar Service, product quality and ensuring seamless Client-lifecycle touch points. She is a key player in creating a smooth integration and cohisivness between our client and our consultants.

mayur Image Ankita Kumar
Sr. Resource Specialist

Ankita is a Human Resource Specialist having expertise in the entire recruitment life-cycle from obtaining the job opening, researching the opening, sourcing the candidate, prescreening them, arranging their technical interviews, reviewing client contact/feedback, handling negotiations, closing the hire and post hire follow-up. She specializes in contract, contract-to-hire, and permanent openings for medium to large companies using CRM databases, social media, networking, and job boards. She is responsible to collaborate with Account Managers on candidate evaluation, job definition, and process improvements by leveraging extensive knowledge of client expectations and environments to provide the best possible resources. She is able to prioritize work assignments, multi-tasking and handling multiple position requirements at a time.

Zainab Image Preeti Pandhu
Sr. Corporate Trainer and Technical Consultant

Preeti Ranadive Pandhu is analytics and data science trainer and consultant with over 20 years of experience. Teaching is her passion and teaching complex concepts by making them simple is her expertise. She has mentored hundreds of professionals achieve International SAS certifications. She conducts corporate trainings and public workshops in India ,Dubai and most of the Southeast Asian countries like Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and Philippines on analytics, SAS, R and Python. She started her career as lecturer, then worked with companies like IDeaS, and was with SAS Research and Development for overall 9 years. She chuck up corporate ladder to enter into probabilistic world of uncertainty, in a search of ‘best fit model’ for her skills to start her own and currently, passionately building her analytics training firm ‘DataScienceLab’ a partner company of Anika Technologies. She does consulting and training for Anika Technologies’ esteemed clients on Data Analytics and Machine Learning. .

mayur Image Sahil Goel
Corporate Trainer and Technical Consultant

Sahil is a Founder at Gisul Software Services Pvt. Ltd. which is Anika Technologies’ partner company. He is an experienced professional, Corporate trainer, and specialised in the Data Analytics and Business Intelligence domain. He has offered trainings and consulting services to many national and international clients across the globe. Trained more than 2000 professionals and students in Indian and abroad. He has reviewed books and written articles for publishing house across India. His core skill set includes SQL, ETL tools Informatica, Talend, Pentaho and Data Visualization technologies Power BI, Tableau. He has worked with clients like Wells Fargo, National Youth Council Singapore, Changi Airport Group Singapore, Capgemini, Molex.

mayur Image Willpower Harris

Willpower Harris is the founder of Willpower Group which manages three international organizations: Willpower Consultation, Willpower Improvement Leaders, and Willpower Humanitarian Foundation. Will Harris is a change agent that specializes at making the best better. Will is a sales consultant, motivational teacher and humanitarian. His life philosophy is “use what you love to fight what you hate.” Former Content Developer for Zig Ziglar and Director of Global Sales Training for Motorola. He has written 11 books, with two #1 Best Sellers in the categories of Sales and Motivation.Responsible for impacting $1.1 Billion in annual revenue for existing clientele.Over 1 million Facebook followers on Willpower Now by Will Harris. Accomplished motivational speaker delivering a TEDxTalk and two speeches to over 600K people.Sponsors the educational advancement of an all-girls school in Ghana and an Indian orphanage.

Pragati Shah Image Pragati Shah
Resource Specialist

Holding a double masters degree in management and commerce with around 10 years of experience in Training and Development in Organizational Behavior, Pragati has a seamless flair for conversations, discussions and exchanges of ideas and an approachable demeanor hence bringing just the right blend for our recruitment division. She feels a sense of purpose in helping clients find top talent in the industry for IT & non IT alike. With great interpersonal skills and engagement capabilities Pragati creates a strong bridge between the client and professional seeking opportunities. She is also responsible for finding cross functional teams externally to help maintain the flow of resources to some of the global giants we cater to.

Megha Goyal Image Megha Goyal
Senior HR Manager

Megha is our Talent acquisition specialist with experience in various industries - Banking, BPO, Publishing, Medical , Education,and Retail. She has an experience of handling both IT and Non-IT requirements at all levels - Junior/Middle/Senior.She specializes in recruitment for IT for positions in Big Data, AI, BI, Data Science, Devops, Cloud technologies and along with positions for Administration, Business Development, Project management, Finance, Human Resources, , Editorial- Journalists & Content writers . She has managed to reduce partner hiring at Anika by 80% by successfully building a strong pipeline of potential candidates through multiple sources including job boards, college recruiting, social networking sites, & internal referrals.

Anika Technologies has a strong tie-up with more than 300 consultants across India and abroad on various technologies and industries. This partnership gives them a leverage to function as a result oriented team and deliver quality to their clients.