Ajay Gupta

President and CEO

Ajay Gupta is a visionary strategist at the intersection of business and technology. From his early days at Shearson-Lehman Brothers, where Ajay and his team helped revolutionize the brokerage industry with a real-time brokerage platform, to his global engagements empowering corporations with technological prowess and a return on their investments, Ajay has been a trailblazer.

Specializing in crafting technology strategies that propel organizations forward, Ajay led a team to deliver a seamless pan-European leasing platform, setting new standards for customer experience. As a trusted advisor to top executives worldwide, he has orchestrated successful business and technology initiatives across diverse sectors, from Financial Services to Consumer Products.

In 1993, Ajay laid the cornerstone for SDG Corporation, driven by a commitment to delivery-driven and client-centric innovation. Under his leadership, SDG has soared to prominence, renowned for its pride, purpose, and passionate culture that delivers unrivaled expertise in Cyber Risk Management, Cloud Security, and Identity and Access Management services. Today, SDG stands tall as a beacon of excellence, recognized among the fastest-growing private companies and a trusted business partner to numerous Fortune 500 companies.

As President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board at SDG, as well as CEO of TruOps, Ajay continues to steer the ship towards greater heights. Armed with a Master of Science in Computer Science from the New York Institute of Technology and a wealth of executive education, he also pays it forward as an advisor to budding entrepreneurs and startup companies. As part of his continued commitment to public service, Ajay serves as a Governor appointed member on the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Lottery Corporation.

Ajay Gupta's journey is not just about technology or corporate advancement; it's a testament to the power of innovation, collaboration, and unwavering dedication to excellence.

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.


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.


Sandeep Kaujalgi

Chief Growth Officer

Sandeep is SDG's Chief Growth Officer and is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for SDG’s growth & expansion, including bringing efficiencies to our sales processes, expanding our footprint in existing clients and markets, driving partnerships, and identifying opportunities for new products and services.

Sandeep was most recently with KPMG for 8.5 years as their GTM Leader for the Identity Practice and co-leader of the Zero Trust Practice. Prior to KPMG, he was founder and CEO of Collabor, Inc, a SaaS company, which he exited in 2014. Sandeep has a degree in engineering from Shivaji University and holds an MBA from the University of Mumbai. He is a member of the board of the Diablo Regional Arts Association in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Kelly Janiro

Human Resources

In her capacity as SDG’s Human Resource Director, Kelly is charged with building our people foundation. Kelly rejoins SDG from Danbury Mission Technologies (formerly United Technologies) where she consistently bridged the gap between HR and the business to ensure alignment and business success. Kelly is an HR professional with approximately 20 years of experience and a passion for employee engagement, talent acquisition, performance management, and succession planning. Kelly has a B.S. degree in Business Management and a minor in Economics and Psychology from Manhattan College and a Masters in Adult Education and Human Resource Management from Fordham University, Lincoln Center.

Charisma Burghouts


As Senior Director of Marketing at SDG, Charisma is responsible for positioning, messaging, campaign creation, content strategy, tradeshows, and promotion of all marketing efforts to support sales and drive growth. Charisma joined SDG with almost 30 years of marketing experience in both startups and established companies. Prior to joining SDG, Charisma served as the Senior Director of Product Marketing for Seczetta, and she was the Director of Global Marketing at Fornetix. She has held positions of increasing responsibility in the cybersecurity and satellite, defense, and aerospace groups at Access Intelligence. Charisma holds a BS in Communications and Minors in both Marketing and Management from Wichita State University.

Meetali Sharma

Risk and Compliance

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.

Scott Walter

Cloud Acceleration and Enablement

Scott has 20+ years of experience in leading global teams to deliver high impact technology projects across a variety of industries. As Vice President of Cloud Acceleration & Enablement, Scott leads a global team that is knowledgeable in cloud compute environments, cloud transformation strategies and cloud security. He and his team partner with our clients to accelerate their journey to the cloud and subsequently their ongoing cloud initiatives. Scott rejoins SDG after serving as Vice President of Engineering at Tenovos and Director of Application Development at HBO.

Pradeep Kapoor

Solution 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.

Soumak Roy


Soumak Roy has more than 20 years of experience in cybersecurity leadership roles with preeminent technology organizations. Prior to SDG, Soumak was Global Head of Cybersecurity and Risk Management – Solutioning & Presales for Tech Mahindra, Head of Cybersecurity for TATA Advanced Systems Limited, and Pre-Sales Head (India & SAARC) - Fraud & Risk Intelligence for RSA. He is an experienced practitioner in both enterprise and consumer security including Identity & Access Management, Fraud & Risk Intelligence, Infrastructure Security, Security Operations, and Cyber Intelligence. Soumak has a deep interest in Dark & Deep Web Intelligence and among many initiatives, is working to secure the cyber world by leveraging intelligence-driven automation and proactive-defense.

David Berger


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.

Charles Franke

Identity Access Governance

Chuck is an experienced technologist and strategist with 20+ years of experience, the past 15 of which have been focused in Identity Management. As IAG Practice Director, Chuck leads our IAG practice of over 200 consultants globally. Prior to joining SDG, Chuck has held leadership roles in IAG Advisory & Strategy practices at TCS, Logic Trends & Accenture and has introduced IAG consulting practices for other firms. Chuck holds a MS degree in Computer Science from Middle Tennessee State University and did post-graduate research while teaching Computer Science at the University of Mississippi.

Santosh Singh

Identity 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.