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Chetan Garga Headshot.
Chetan Garga
Managing Director
KV Gopinath Headshot.
Gopinath KV
Director - 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
Subhobroto Ghosh Headshot.
Subhobroto Ghosh
Head, Analytics
Manoj Kumar Headshot.
Manoj Kumar
Director, Information Technology
Manjula Nanjappa Headshot.
Manjula Nanjappa
Director, Delivery & Risk Management
Sudheendranath Bhatt Headshot.
Sudheendranath Bhatt
Enterprise Solution Architect
Sarish Paul Headshot.
Sarish Paul
Head, Process & Strategic Initiatives and Chief of Staff to MD's Office

Chetan Garga

Managing Director
Allstate India

Chetan Garga joined Allstate on November 5th, 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 multinational 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.

GOPINATH KV

Director - 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.

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

Director, Information Technology
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.

Manjula Nanjappa

Director, Delivery & Risk Management
Allstate India

Manjula brings deep leadership insights in the multi-faceted IT industry in areas of software development, testing, program/delivery, operations management, strategy and business/systems analytics. She has two decades of experience with over 10 years in senior delivery positions in Insurance, Finance, Healthcare, ISVs and Education industry

Manjula joined Allstate India in 2013 from Computer Science Corporation (CSC). Her prior stints at Visa, Cingular Wireless, Pearson, First Databank, Xcitek, Witness Systems and Kaiser Permanente sharpened her competencies in transformation, execution and leadership.

In 2017, Manjula became a part of the Allstate Technology and Strategic Ventures unit based out of Charlotte in the US. At the end of 2019, Manjula rejoined the team in India as the Leader for the 'Flight' portfolio which manages enterprise release and advanced test management.

With a number of technical and management qualifications to her credit, Manjula is the proud recipient of executive education from Lake Forest Graduate school of Management and 'Leading with Analytics' training from Kellogg's University. She also holds a PMP certification from the Project Management Institute®, and is a Scrum Master, SCRUM ALLIANCE®. — 2016 expert, Manjula is also certified in SAFe 4.0 Agilist, Scaled Agile — 2016.

Manjula has a track record of managing offshore delivery organizations with large teams, global delivery, customer engagement, promoting change and leading teams forward with new processes and solutions. Known for strategic focus and organizational building, Manjula is an avid reader and loves to take on new adventures each day

Sudheendranath Bhatt

Enterprise Solution Architect
Allstate India

Sudheendranath Bhatt joined Allstate India as the Enterprise Solution Architect in April 2020. His appointment further strengthens our leadership capability for technology design, delivery and innovation.

Sudheen comes with over 22 years of experience of which the last 13 years have been with Wells Fargo GIC/GCC, where he handled several enterprise technology strategy roles. He has rich IT domain expertise in the banking and financial services sector and prior to working with Wells Fargo, Sudheen was a part of ANZ global delivery center.

With extensive experience in setting up and managing development functions, innovation strategy and market research, Sudheen also has experience in managing Startup Accelerator programs and Innovation Groups. He has two Patents published in his name and exposure of Patent Office activities for global locations.

Sudheen has completed his Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from the Malnad College of Engineering, Mysore University. In his free time Sudheen likes to read fiction and he enjoys watching movies, web series. He enjoys music and is also a percussionist.

Sarish Paul

Head, Process & Strategic Initiatives and Chief of Staff to MD's Office
Allstate India

Sarish joined Allstate in 2013 and in the last 7 years has led multiple portfolios in BCP, Risk & Compliance, Vendor Management, Process Consulting, Transitions, PMO & Agile Practices, Start-up Engagements and Internal Tools. He is also the Chief of Staff (MD's Office) and a member of the India Leadership team.

Before joining Allstate, Sarish worked with leading companies such as Target Corporation and IBS Software Services. He has 17 years of domain experience covering Air Transportation, Retail & Insurance verticals. Sarish has a Master's in Business Administration (Marketing & Systems) from Cochin University and has also completed Executive Business Leadership program in Strategy, Management & Analytics at IIM Bangalore.

As a thought leader and thinker, he is regularly seen guiding the leadership with insights and ideas from across GCC partners such as Zinnov, NASSCOM, Everest, Gartner and others. He likes reading about macro-economics, fiscal policies, company strategy and analysis. His other interests include mentoring, coaching and hosting sessions for business acumen. Sarish is passionate about Cricket and has played for State and District level for Soccer and Tennis.

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