Meet the Team
Experienced experts know how to get the job done
Netwoven’s senior executive team brings together a group of senior individuals whose experience includes some of the world’s leading companies in software, solutions, and services. Ever collaborating and challenging one another to achieve better results, we regard the pursuit of excellence in service to our clients to be a continuing journey. Since 2001, we’ve served our customers in the way we’d like to be served—with passion, care, and always striving to contribute to their overall success.
- Niraj TenanyCheif Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Niraj TenanyCheif Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Niraj is Chief Executive Officer and a Co-founder of Netwoven, responsible for the strategic vision and direction. Niraj has been working with Fortune 500 companies to implement large-scale enterprise systems for the past 25 years.
Prior to founding Netwoven, Niraj led a profitable Enterprise Applications Consulting Practice at Microsoft. His team implemented large scale deployments of enterprise applications like Siebel, Ariba, and SAP with Fortune 500 customers. Niraj’s team also led the design and implementation of OLAP solutions based on the Microsoft platform. Prior to joining Microsoft, Niraj led a profitable Business Intelligence Consulting practice with Oracle Consulting Services.
Niraj has also worked with startup organizations in senior management positions. Niraj was the Director of Consulting Services at Zaplet, a Kleiner Perkins funded company.
Niraj holds a BS in Computer Science from Birla Institute of Technology, India, an MS in Computer Science from State University of New York (SUNY), and an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in North Carolina.
- Viraj BaisChief Technology Officer and Co-Founder
Viraj BaisChief Technology Officer and Co-Founder
Viraj Bais is Chief Technology Officer and a Co-founder of Netwoven. He has been working with Fortune 500 companies implementing large scale enterprise systems for the last 23 years.
Prior to founding Netwoven, Viraj was a lead architect with Microsoft Consulting Services. In this role, he led the design and implementation of several large-scale distributed systems for Fortune 500 companies using Microsoft technologies and Applications Integration solutions. Prior to joining Microsoft, Viraj was a lead architect with Intel Corporation designing internal IT solutions. Viraj is also a contributor to the open source movement in enterprise computing.
Viraj holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi and an MS in Computer Science from University of Virginia.
- Walt De PetrisChief Operating Officer
Walt De PetrisChief Operating Officer
Walt is Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for service delivery and company operations of Netwoven. He brings extensive experience to Netwoven managing large service organizations and service enterprise customers.
Prior to joining Netwoven, Walt was the CIO of KIPP Foundation, a non-profit education foundation formed by Gap, Inc founder to provide high quality education to under privileged children through over 100 charter schools across America.
Prior to KIPP, Walt was the General Manager of the Communication Sector Enterprise Services at Microsoft Consulting Services. Walt was with Microsoft for over 15 years. While at Microsoft he successfully managed $90+M services business with over 200 employees throughout the United States & India. He worked closely with the top 60 US Telecommunication and Media Entertainment companies to build custom systems, deploy new technologies and create reliable support organizations to meet their business needs.
Walt holds a BS in Computer Science and Economics from University Of California, San Diego.
- Manny YapVice President of Sales & Marketing
Manny YapVice President of Sales & Marketing
Manny brings to Netwoven over 20 years of sales experience in selling technology & services. Manny was previously Senior Sales Director at Oracle where he managed a sales team in the managed cloud services unit. Before Oracle, he was a Senior Regional Sales Director at Savvis, a CenturyLink Technology Company, where he managed the Bay Area sales & support team who sold collocation, cloud, and managed services. Previously, he worked at Microsoft for over 8 year. He started there as an account manager where he earned a Club Award trip. He was later appointed a Specialist Team Manager and then as enterprise sales director managing an account team of sales & technical professionals. He also worked at Forrester Research & IBM previously.
Manny was born in the Philippines but moved to Boston when he was young and grew up there. He went to school at Boston Latin School, the nation’s oldest public school. He received a Bachelor’s of Arts from Boston Colleg.
- Andrew SuttonPractice Director
Andrew SuttonPractice Director
Andrew Sutton, “Drew”, is an Practice Director at Netwoven. Drew has 10+ years of experience working across a breadth of technologies and business verticals and is a Business Technologist at heart. Drew is tenured in overseeing and executing successful offshore projects and has been an integral player in defining the Global Delivery Strategy at Netwoven.
He has architected and delivered solutions for Organizational Portals, Extranets, Document and Records Management, Enterprise Information Architectures and Taxonomies, Enterprise Search, Cloud 3Cs, Virtualized Server Infrastructure with SAN Storage and large scale homogenous and heterogeneous Migrations, amongst others. Drew’s unique combination of business acumen, technical know-how and ability to quickly immerse into new areas have proven integral to the success of numerous projects.
- Matthew MaherEngagement Director
Matthew MaherEngagement Director
Matt Maher is a technical architect with Netwoven who has been working with Fortune 500 companies implementing large scale enterprise systems for the last 10 years.
Matt is an early member of the Netwoven team and has helped grow Netwoven from it’s infancy to the current stages. Matt is passionate about User Interface, SharePoint, Social, and Digital Marketing. His leadership and expertise have helped companies build intuitive, highly effective websites and applications.
Matt holds a BS in Computer and Informational Sciences from the University of Massachusetts.
- Angira DeyClient Relationship Director
Angira DeyClient Relationship Director
Angira Dey is the Client Relationship Manager at Netwoven. She has more than 20 years of experience in IT Resource Management, Client Relationship and Account Management. Angira has been a driving force behind business growth in Netwoven. She is responsible for successfully setting up Netwoven’s Global Resource Delivery team, while at the same time attending to her client’s staffing needs.
Angira’s skill in understanding the needs of her clients and providing them with the right solutions have earned her many strong votes of confidence. Prior to joining Netwoven, Angira managed major accounts on the West Coast for Artech Information Systems.
- Anoop KheerwalEngagement Director
Anoop KheerwalEngagement Director
Anoop is an Engagement Director at Netwoven. Anoop has 12+ years of IT experience in leading design, development and delivery of Enterprise Applications, Business Intelligence & Analytics, Data warehousing, and Mobile Applications.
Before joining Netwoven, he was Dynamics CRM Architect with Hitachi Solutions America providing consulting services to implement Enterprise Applications built upon Dynamics CRM/xRM platform for multiple clients in Manufacturing, Alarm Monitoring and Mortgage Industries. His prior experience was leading development teams working on Dynamics CRM/xRM platform, SQL Server Reporting, Integration & Analysis Services, Data Warehousing and Custom Web Applications in Oil & Gas, Commercial Real Estate, Association Management, and Health Insurance domains.
Anoop received his Master’s degree in Computer Science from North Dakota State University and Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.
- Rajat KauraEngagement Director
Rajat KauraEngagement Director
Rajat Kaura has years of experience in building Services from ground up, managing PMO, exponentially scaling Services and Sales organizations, managing global team, tackling the toughest business problems, and turning organizations into a profitable value based business organizations.
Rajat works as an Engagement Director for Netwoven. He is focused on Enterprise and mid-market Customer projects, actively involved in solving Customer business challenges, managing customer engagements and promoting solutions selling among customers and partners.
He holds a BS in Electronics from Walchand and a MBA graduate specialized in Entrepreneurship, Strategy and Finance.
- Vivek KarnatakiTechnical Architect
Vivek KarnatakiTechnical Architect
Vivek is a Technical Architect at Netwoven. Vivek has very broad architectural expertise in building enterprise solutions with various Microsoft Technologies.
- Pankaj BoseVice President – Engineering, India
Pankaj BoseVice President – Engineering, India
Pankaj is responsible for offshore project delivery from Netwoven’s India operations. Pankaj has over 16 years of experience in software development and consulting with various organizations. He has been with Netwoven for over 4 years leading Netwoven’s Search practice. He is a frequent speaker at SharePoint and Search conferences.
Prior to joining Netwoven, Pankaj provided technical consulting services and development expertise in the field of Enterprise Content Management and Enterprise Search. He led the successful implementation of ECM for many Fortune 100 organization like Apple, Sun Microsystems (now Oracle), Lockheed Martin etc. Some of his applications won prestigious awards in the US.
Pankaj holds a Masters in Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
- Ujjal SarkarHead – HR, Operations & Finance, India
Ujjal SarkarHead – HR, Operations & Finance, India
Ujjal brings over 25 years of wide-ranging work experience across a spectrum of industries/verticals – IT, Education/Training, eCommerce & Pharma, with extensive experience in Corporate HR & Strategy & training, Finance Management, and Business Operations. He has worked with organizations including NIIT Ltd. & RDL Infotech Ltd. among others before joining Netwoven.
He heads the HR, Operations & Finance at Netwoven. Ujjal is proficient at managing & leading his teams for running successful operations including developing strategic plans, efficient procedures & service standards for operational excellence.
Ujjal is a BS in Physics, a MBA graduate specializing in HR & Marketing and Diploma in Information Technology. He is also a trained ISO 9001-2008 professional from NIIT.
- Soma ChoudhuriSenior Technical Architect, India
Soma ChoudhuriSenior Technical Architect, India
Soma Choudhuri is the Sr. Technical Architect at Netwoven Inc. focused on Enterprise Content Management (ECM). In her 19 years of career, her primary area of expertise has been developing and implementing SharePoint collaboration portals and .NET web applications. Soma has been a leading Microsoft technologies expert for clients across USA and India.
Prior to joining Netwoven, she held many organizational leadership roles across manufacturing and financial services industries.
- Subhendu DasSenior Manager – IT Infrastructure, India
Subhendu DasSenior Manager – IT Infrastructure, India
Subhendu Das is a technically competent IT Professional offering a distinguished career donning leadership roles for over 18 years primarily in IT Infrastructure Services along with a 12 years’ experience in IT Education Industry as a lead Educationalist.
Subhendu has been working as a Senior Manager – IT Infrastructure with Netwoven and he is driving a team of IT Administrators and building sound IT Infrastructure for developers and remote servers in US. He is also actively involved with various client infrastructure migration, SharePoint, Exchange and Office 365 projects.
Subhendu holds a Bachelor of Science from Calcutta University and also is a graduate from National Institute of Information Technology. He is a Microsoft Certified professional with certifications in MCSE, MCITP, MOS, MCTS, MCSA.
- Rajendra ShekhawatSenior Technical Architect, India
Rajendra ShekhawatSenior Technical Architect, India
Rajendra has around 19+ years of experience in Architecture, Analysis, Design and Development of Business Applications. Being a Microsoft SharePoint Specialist, working since 1st version, he is also very active in Microsoft SharePoint Community, running different SharePoint groups, including LinkedIn Microsoft SharePoint Group with over 4000 SharePoint Professionals. He has worked with different Organizations around the Globe including Microsoft Hyderabad, Accenture, Wipro etc., with variety of Services as well as Product Organizations.
Rajendra did his B.E (Mechanical) from JNEC, Maharashtra in the year 1997. In addition, he completed IT Certifications on Microsoft, Oracle, Project Management and Design/Architecture.