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Chetan Garga Headshot.
Chetan Garga
Managing Director
KV Gopinath Headshot.
KV Gopinath
Head, Facilities & Administration
Irshan Mohamed Headshot.
Irshan Mohamed
Director — India Strategy, Claims Technology Services(CTS)
ASPL Hemlata Nevetia headshot.
Hemlata Nevetia
Chief Financial Officer
Sabu Thomas Headshot.
Sabu Thomas
Chief People Officer
Mona Nandedkar.
Mona Nandedkar
Chief Transformation Officer (ASPL)
& Site Head (Pune)
Subhobroto Ghosh Headshot.
Subhobroto Ghosh
Head, Analytics
Manoj Kumar Headshot.
Manoj Kumar
Head, IS & ISG
Nanda Gopal Headshot.
Nanda Gopal
Head, Flight

Chetan Garga

Managing Director
Allstate India

Chetan Garga joined Allstate on November 5, 2012, bringing an enviable combination of technology leadership and financial service experiences.

He has more than twenty-five years of experience in Financial Services and IT Product Development with more than 15 years in building technology solutions in Europe and Asia's key financial districts, as well as setting up operations for multinationals firms in India.

Before joining Allstate, Chetan served as Senior Vice-President of Wealth Management and Banking at SunGard in India, where he managed teams in India, China and Tunis. He is also the Chair for NASSCOM'S Bangalore GCC council.

With a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Chetan is a Sloan Fellow from London Business School and an alumni interviewer for their Sloan program. Further, he has completed an Executive Program at the Kellogg School of Management.

Championing the belief of 'giving back to the community' Chetan has been proactively involved in social initiatives such as micro finance and supporting schools for the less privileged. He's also an active sportsman, coach to his children, an avid traveler, and a wine and food connoisseur.

KV GOPINATH

Head, Facilities & Administration
Allstate India

Gopinath (Gopi) has over twenty-five years of experience across Real Estate Management, Procurement, Logistics, Facilities Management and Administration, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Disaster Management (DR) with leading multinational corporations.

He has worked with reputed organizations such as AXA and Trigyn Technologies, where he held leadership roles and managed the broader spectrum of Facilities and Administration, Project Management, Procurement and IT Helpdesk.

A seasoned professional, Gopi has been instrumental in driving strategic projects and initiatives such as Site Location and Capacity Utilization, Operational Risk Management and Six Sigma in addition to handling CSR, BCP and DR portfolios.

Gopi completed the Leadership Development Program with INSEAD. True to his belief of being closer to the ground both at work and outside, Gopinath enjoys the study and practice of agriculture in his free time, especially organic farming, and spends time experimenting with ideas on sustainable cultivation.

Irshan Mohamed

Director — India Strategy, Claims Technology Services(CTS)
Allstate India

Irshan is the Deputy General Manager for IT Operations and a member of the Allstate India Leadership team.

He has over 17 years of core IT experience in Management, Consulting and Delivery of Enterprise IT Services and establishing global delivery teams.

Irshan also has significant leadership experience in building multi-cultural, globally integrated, high performing teams and has worked with leading enterprises such as Yell Adworks Ltd and ITTI Pvt Ltd.

As Deputy General Manager, Irshan and his team work closely with Allstate Technology & Operations divisions to deliver and drive key engineering initiatives for building innovation and competency within the enterprise.

An expert with the strings on the guitar, Irshan likes to travel and enjoys the visual arts, specifically drawing, painting and photography.

Hemlata Nevetia

Chief Financial Officer
Allstate India

Hemlata Nevetia is the Chief Financial Officer for Allstate India. With an impressive and well-rounded track record spanning two decades of experience in IT, ITES and Manufacturing sectors, she has worked for leading organizations such as IBM, DXC.technology, Logica (CGI) and Praxair in the past.

Hemlata's strengths lie in strategic planning, controllership & compliance, financial & delivery management, Finance integration & business finance. As a seasoned professional, Hemlata has worked with teams across Europe, APAC and the US for identifying offshore opportunities and driving the right blend of priorities.

Before joining Allstate, Hemlata held the position of Head-Business Finance at Computer Sciences Corporation (Now DXC.technology) where she was responsible for driving and managing offshore growth, delivering financial results, managing business partnership, location strategy and cost optimization across the centers.

Hemlata is a Chartered accountant and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from Colorado University. She is also a certified coach from Erickson Coaching International (India.)

An avid reader, Hemlata likes to stay updated on business trends and happenings and is zealous about coaching and mentoring.

Sabu Thomas

Chief People Officer
Allstate India

Sabu is a seasoned and passionate Human Resources professional, who has over two decades of work experience with Indian and Foreign multinational organizations.

Prior to joining Allstate, Sabu served as the Senior Director, Human-Resources at Century Link India (CTLI). Having worked in manufacturing, knowledge and IT sectors, he is now a member of the Allstate India leadership team where his responsibilities include formulation of strategies, structure and building human capital.

An expert at developing organizations from scratch, internal leadership competencies through HR programs, assisting in mergers & acquisitions, and developing appropriate talent acquisition strategies, Sabu is also truly passionate about coaching and has served as a mentor to a number of aspiring leaders.

Sabu is a Post Graduate in HR and a social activist. He has served as the Chair on the Board of the Bangalore Chapter of Unitedway - a multinational philanthropic organization, involved in improving the quality of life and creating substantial social change.

Mona Nandedkar

Chief Transformation Officer (ASPL) & Site Head (Pune)
Allstate India

Mona Nandedkar has extensive experience in building, transforming and managing operations & technology units within financial services organizations. She has lead business transformation efforts at companies such as Citi, Mastercard and Wells Fargo, with an emphasis on cross-functional collaboration and business impact. She has assumed responsibilities for business development, product development and deployment for products/services targeted for consumers and Small to Mid-Size Businesses (SMEs).

Mona is an advocate of mindful leadership, education, and learning. She believes in the strength of diversity having worked in seven countries and with global teams throughout her career.

Mona has a Master's in Business Administration (Finance) from the Wharton Business School. She has a Masters in Computer Applications and a Bachelors in Mathematics.

Her two entrepreneurial ventures have been in the education and financial digital solutions area. She is a steering committee member of the Wharton Alumni Angel Network that promotes innovation and entrepreneurship.

Subhobroto Ghosh

Head, Analytics
Allstate India

Subhobroto (Subho) has over two decades of well-rounded exposure to the global Insurance industry across Property & Casualty, Life, Health Insurance, Broking, and Reinsurance.

Subho has worked for some of the leading technology consulting organizations in areas including Analytics & Big Data, Management Consulting, Technology and Process Outsourcing.

Equipped with an MBA degree, Subho's strengths lie in building and managing highly efficient business delivery platforms through use of Technology, Data Analytics and Domain Knowledge.

A people person, Subho is passionate about evangelizing Data Analytics, enhancing Employee Engagement, and driving Domain Competency. Outside work, Subho likes to read, mostly inspirational and technical content, loves movies, and is passionate about photography. He devotes his spare time to social causes and is working with few NGOs.

Manoj Kumar

Head, IS & ISG
Allstate India

Manoj leads Infrastructure Services and the Information Services Group at Allstate India. A member of the India Leadership team, he is also the Director for the Environment Management team for the Allstate Corporation.

Prior to joining Allstate, Manoj led the World Bank's IT Shared Services Operations, where he was instrumental in setting up the IT offshore development center in Chennai.

He started his career as a Deputy Engineer with Bharat Electronics and since then held a number of senior leadership positions with several leading organizations. Manoj has twenty-eight years of experience and is an expert at building responsive IT organizations that enhance customer experience and drive business growth and value

Manoj holds a Master's in Business Administration degree (IT Systems and Operations) from ICFAI University and a Master's degree in Software Systems from BITS Pilani.

Nanda Gopal

Head, Flight (Formerly Enterprise Testing and Release Management)
Allstate India

Nanda Gopal has a distinct combination as a IT leader with 20 years of experience and admirable work ethic. At Allstate India, Nanda Heads the Flight (Testing) teams and is a member of the Allstate India Leadership team.

He joined Allstate in April of 2017 and has worked with Flight leaders across geographies on the strategic rollout of 'Vision 2020' and the rebranding of Enterprise Testing and Release Management to Flight.

Prior to joining Allstate, Nanda worked with Wells Fargo, where he served as the Head for Engineering IT QA And Testing organization for the Brokerage, Wealth, Retirement and Trust divisions. He also worked for United Health Group, Wipro Technologies, and ACE Technologies in the United States.

Nanda has a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas, Minnesota and a Master's degree in Engineering from Bangalore University.

A competing athlete, Nanda likes to take part in Marathons. He is also a Professional Mridangam (South Indian Percussion) artist with over 30 years of Professional On stage Concert experience across the globe.

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