Ajay Gupta

President & Chief Executive Officer

Ajay established SDG Corporation in 1993 to pioneer a unique, delivery-driven culture designed to meet each client’s challenges based upon an extensive blend of knowledge, experience, skills, passion, and imagination.

Ajay, as President and Chief Executive Officer, together with his management team, works with clients to align their strategic and functional line-of-business IT to company-wide, objectives-based initiatives and tactical programs to deliver identifiable near-to-long-term bottom-line results.

He serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of SDG Corporation. Ajay earned a Master of Science in Computer Science from the New York Institute of Technology and completed the Advanced Management Executive Program at Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.

Ajay Gupta

President & Chief Executive Officer

Nag Bhadravati

Chief Operating Officer

As SDG’s Chief Operating Officer, Nag has more than 20 years of executive-level information technology experience. This has cultivated his passion for surpassing clients’ objectives through excellent service, lean operating methods, and incentive-driven rewards for team achievement. Nag and his teams work closely with clients to evaluate strategic and tactical business needs, understand their unique requirements, and deliver a world-class product, professional services, and/or advisory solutions.

Nag is a PMI-certified Project Management Professional specializing in technical consulting, program management, client relationship management, multimillion-dollar P&L management, and turnaround leadership and management. Prior to joining SDG, he worked at Fujitsu Consulting and Tata Consultancy Services.

After earning a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Nag also received a graduate certificate in Project Management from Colorado State University and a post-graduate certificate in Business Management from XLRI Jamshedpur.

Nag Bhadravati

Chief Operating Officer

Sabyasachi

Chief Technology Officer

Sabya as SDG’s Chief Technology Officer has more than 16+ years of experience in consulting and delivering technology solutions in areas such as Digital Transformation, Identity & Access Management, Information Security & Risk Management and empowering businesses with his technology prowess in the field of DevOps, Automation, Analytics & Cognitive, Cybersecurity among others. He drives customer success by leveraging experiential knowledge and thought leadership in designing and implementing complex business solutions that delivered strong ROI.

Sabya holds the leadership & experience of driving innovative ideas and implementing IP led solutions and frameworks to enable faster time–to-market and lower TCO. He is a logical & objective decision maker with a strong ability to manage crisis at all levels, Initiated & led strategic changes and critical business and technology related process improvement initiatives.

Prior to SDG, Sabya was associated to TASEC Ltd. (A Tata Advanced Systems Company) as a Practice Head for Cyber Security. He has earned a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Banaras Hindu University.

Sabyasachi

Chief Technology Officer

Ian Coville

Vice President, Client Solutions

Ian has 20+ years of senior leadership experience with technology start-up companies driving technology thought leadership through hyper-growth and business transformation. As Vice President of Client Solutions, Ian acts as a trusted advisor to our clients, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to ensure full value delivery to our clients. Prior to joining SDG, Ian served as CIO at Lucrotec and SVP of Global Information Technology at Tangoe.

Ian Coville

Vice President, Client Solutions

Dean Nelson

Managing Director, Cloud Transformation & Advisory

Dean is a strong technology leader with proven leadership skills in helping organizations leverage cloud technology to improve business performance. He was most recently the Global Advisory Leader for AWS. He led a global practice of seasoned executives advising clients and partners on innovation and digital transformation leveraging the AWS platform. Prior to AWS, Dean held leadership roles at CSC, Deloitte and IBM. Dean holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota and an MBA from St. Thomas University.

Dean Nelson

Managing Director, Cloud Transformation & Advisory

David Berger

Managing Director, Cyber & IAM Advisory

David is a thought leader and is recognized for implementing highly automated IAM programs and insightful GRC solutions in the industry. Before joining SDG, David was CISO at Point72 Asset Management, and an advisor to start-up firms at CyberNYC sponsored by Columbia University. His prior roles include Chief Architect at TD Ameritrade and CTO (client products) at Dun & Bradstreet, as well as implementing global trading systems. David holds CISA, CRSC and ITIL industry certifications, a Master’s Degree from the St. Elizabeth University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.

David Berger

Managing Director, Cyber & IAM Advisory

Pradeep Kapoor

Vice President – Delivery

In addition to leading the delivery operations in India, Pradeep also leads delivery governance globally for SDG. He manages an organization of over 300 associates that deliver high-quality consulting and software solutions. These solutions include advisory, transformation, and managed services in Cybersecurity and Digital Transformation practices.

Pradeep has over 20 years of experience in IT outsourcing, setting up Offshore Development Centers for global clients—including Fortune 100 companies—and managing P&L. He is passionate about customer success and building high-performance teams.

Pradeep holds an engineering degree from NSIT, Delhi and is a certified PMP and CSM.

Pradeep Kapoor

Vice President – Delivery

Puneet Mehta

Cybersecurity & Risk Advisor

Puneet is an industry-recognized leader with a core experience in planning, designing, and executing global Cybersecurity & Risk programs. He is a trusted advisor in Cyber Defense Strategy, designing, building, and operating large-scale and cutting-edge security platforms in complex and fast-paced environments. Puneet has represented his rich cybersecurity experience in books, papers, and executive briefings.

Puneet Mehta

Cybersecurity & Risk Advisor

Soumak Roy

Global Consulting Leader – Cybersecurity

Soumak is a passionate technologist with experience in Cyber Security, covering areas of Enterprise and Consumer security – Identity & Access Management, Threat Management, Fraud & Risk Intelligence, Infrastructure Security, Security Operations Center, Adaptive Authentication technologies, and Cyber Crime Intelligence.

Soumak Roy

Global Consulting Leader – Cybersecurity

Stephen Sanzone

Director – Identity Governance Administration

Steve’s expertise lies in Enterprise Information Risk Management, with a specific focus on Identity & Access Management. He has a strong track record of managing technical and business programs relating to Governance, Security, Business Practices, and Client Management. Steve has worked across several industry verticals, including healthcare, finance, energy (ISO), education, manufacturing, insurance, and pharmaceutical.

Stephen Sanzone

Director – Identity Governance Administration

Meetali Sharma

Corporate Risk Leader

Meetali is an award-winning and industry-recognized subject-matter expert in Risk Management, measuring the effectiveness of controls and maintaining and improving strategic management systems and internal control structures around information security. She also has extensive experience in managing Audit Programs & establishing Incident Management Systems.

Meetali Sharma

Corporate Risk Leader

Santosh Singh

Global Consulting Leader – Identity and Access Governance

As an Identity & Access Management professional, Santosh successfully leads the Technical Solution Design and Architecture, Solution Development, and Deployment phases of Identity & Access Management assignments for Fortune 100 companies and large enterprises. His has experience in industries including Manufacturing & Industrial, Health Care, Finance & Banking, Automobile, Telecommunication, Food & Beverage Major, and Aviation.

Santosh Singh

Global Consulting Leader – Identity and Access Governance

Sales and Service Team

Jim Taylor

Director - Sales

Jim brings more than 25 years of sales and leadership experience in the consulting industry. In his role, Jim leads the sales team to ensure customer success and long-term relationship growth with our customers and partners.

Jim Taylor

Director - Sales

Jason Mitchell

Business Relationship Manager

Jason’s primary responsibility is establishing strategic account relationships, focusing on satisfaction, retention, and growth. He manages large enterprise accounts (Fortune 100) across multiple services with a global business unit footprint. Jason identifies current business objectives with senior leadership and drives the sales cycle to closure. Jason also helps with introducing new technologies and services through our partner channels. He has maintained a high customer satisfaction and retention rating year over year.

Jason Mitchell

Business Relationship Manager

Kevin Sheffield

Director - Sales

Kevin is a top-performing technology sales executive with a 10-year track record of success surpassing sales goals, cultivating and landing new clients, and increasing revenues. He was progressively promoted within individual contributor roles and across industry segments at CDW and IBM. Kevin's most recent success was building the sales machine and leading the sales organization to exponential growth for a cybersecurity start-up. He's a skilled negotiator able to communicate complex intangible value propositions and increase market share and profitability.

Kevin Sheffield

Director - Sales

Nicholas Pizzone

Director – Sales

Nicholas is a creative, relationship-driven sales professional with nearly 15 years of experience in the emerging technology space. He is passionate about understanding clients' needs and working together to find the best solution. Before joining TruOps, he spent 7 years at WorkStride, a channel incentives and employee recognition software. He helped grow the company from 17 employees to 100, while also facilitating the development of a more client-driven business focus. WorkStride's revenue grew from 8 million to 60 million during his tenure. Nicholas graduated from the College of the Holy Cross and resides on the Upper East Side of New York City.

Nicholas Pizzone

Director – Sales