Leadership

Leadership

“Excelsoft wants to be a thought leader in education technology solutions. We strive to deliver the best online learning products and services that help our customers achieve their learning and development goals.” – Mr. Sudhanva, CEO

Great performances attract Great performers

Excelsoft comprises of 800+ professionals who have the qualifications, talent, expertise, experience, technological know-how, and thought leadership to offer our clients the very best in eLearning. Our team is organized to spearhead our strategic initiatives in eLearning and assessment interests of educational publishers, universities and schools, the government, defense and corporate sector

Prof. M H Dhananjaya

Founder and Chairman

Prof. Dhananjaya has over five decades of experience in Education, Institution planning, Strategy and Management. He was the Director (Technical), and currently Advisor, JSS group of Educational Institutions. Being an eminent educationist, a strategic thinker and a professional executive, he has been instrumental in the setting up of a large number of educational institutions and implementing innovative pedagogical models in them. He was the Special Officer to setup Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), and has been a member of several key committees at the State and the National level.

D. Sudhanva

Co-founder and CEO

Mr Sudhanva established Excelsoft as a technology company focusing on innovative technology-enabled solutions in the education space. An Instrumentation Engineer, taught for a short period in a US University and returned to work for companies such as Kirloskar and Wipro. He was a Senior Consultant to World Bank and has been a member of several Advisory Committees, Boards of Studies and Academic Councils of several universities and institutions.

Mahesh Jambardi

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Mahesh Jambardi is an executive with 20 years of global and diverse industry experience covering areas of database technologies, airline solutions and education technologies. Has lived and worked with customers, across multiple continents. Has held diverse managerial positions in engineering, product management, consulting, business development, and operations. Key areas of his passion include conceptualizing and building technology products for education that make significant impact on student outcomes.

H M Prashanth

Head – Corporate Strategy

Mr Prashanth  has over 25 years of expertise and experience in corporate learning and development. He has worked in various corporate functions at Excelsoft that include business development, marketing and operations. With deep understanding of the primary and secondary education systems, coupled with a strong belief in constructivist learning models, he has led a wide range of pedagogically sound educational initiatives of Excelsoft.

Mr. Prashanth has Engineering degree and an MBA.

Ajay Kulkarni

Head – Business Development

Mr Ajay Kulkarni spearheads all the Business Development efforts of Excelsoft. With 20+ years of experience, Ajay brings with him in-depth knowledge of the education technology requirements and solutions for the same. Ajay’s exposure to global markets and a good understanding of the cultural aspects of different regions helps establish a great relationship with our partner organizations.

Mr. Ajay Kulkarni is an Engineering graduate and has a post-graduation in Management.