Chief Executive Officer
Born into an “IT family“, Yan grew up with discussions regarding the software industry around the dinner table. Therefore, it is not surprising that while in college he started consulting as a low-cost competitive option to existing on-campus repair services, fixing computers for other students. Upon graduation, Yan went on to work for a few IT firms based in both the US and in India. He worked first as a developer and database administrator, and later he got more involved in leading teams and project management.
As a cofounder and CEO, Yan’s role in the organization is to ensure that operations and financing divisions of NiiD are running smoothly. Because he is a big believer in NiiD’s core values, he also takes a personal hand and assists in client interactions.
Chief Technical Officer
Technology is the entrée of Mahesh’s every meal. Despite 29 years of experience, he still feels like he knows just a fraction of the vast ocean that comprises the technology universe and his desire to constantly learn more feels unsatiated. As the functioning CTO and a cofounder, Mahesh heads the development and delivery teams and keeps a constant eye on the clock and calendar.
Mahesh’s exposure spans several industries and domains. His knowledge has romanced technologies from pre GUI days to current state-of-the-art mobile platforms. One would think the word “impossible” does not exist in his dictionary. With his ever-improvising attitude, he typically becomes a part of the customer’s core think tank because his keen interest in business processes which are powered by a couple of decades of experience. For those who are budget conscious, he keeps his pencil sharp and believes in cost-effective solutions delivered on time.