Co-Founder,Director and CTO
Co-Founder,Director and COO
Mandar is the co-founder, Director and CTO of SpadeWorx Software Services. He is a Bachelor’s of Electronics Engineering from Shivaji University followed by a Masters in Software Systems from BITS, Pilani, India.Mandar began his career in 1994 with stints at Tata Infotech, Finite States Inc., Computer Horizons Corp, and Hewlett Packard. With first-hand experience and know-how of delivering enterprise class technology solutions to global customers, Mandar has been instrumental in setting up technology and delivery excellence centers he has spearheaded the technology management groups for apt business planning and customer relationships.Mandar has acumen to understand changes in technology landscapes and to define a strategy for businesses and enterprises to leverage these changes to capitalize on the market opportunities to create competitive edge. He has presented on various technical topics at internal and industry organized conferences such as Enterprise Architecture Practitioner’s conference, Microsoft TechEd and Microsoft PDC.
Jitendra is the co-founder, Director and COO of SpadeWorx Software Services. He is a Bachelor’s of Engineering in Electronics & Telecommunication followed by Post Graduate Diploma in Telecom Management from Symbiosis, Pune.Jitendra began his career in 1993 with stints at Global Electronic Commerce Services, Cap Gemini, iGate(Mascot Systems) and Hewlett Packard.With proficiency in B2B, EDI, Account Management and Sales and Marketing, he has worked in domains such as retail, manufacturing, auto and telecom. Jitendra has hands-on understanding of development and quality processes, with his fervor for detailing he has setup and ramped-up offshore development centers in record times. His ability to understand customer needs and resolve them with best fit solutions giving them competitive advantage has won him accolades and appreciation from customers.
Ameya Hete a technocrat to the core; is the Co-Founder Partner and Executive Director of Valuable Group of Companies. Valuable Group of Companies operates a spectrum of companies in three industry verticals – Media & Entertainment, Technology and Infrastructure and has made pioneering technology based business innovations. Valuable Group started UFO Moviez and in a span of two years UFO became the largest digital satellite cinema network in the world with over 4500 cinema screens with UFO network. Valuable Group principally delivers content, predominantly movies, via satellite based delivery platform. Ameya Hete is a thought leader and is an active promoter of the entrepreneurship culture in India. He is also the Founder and CEO of Titbit (Owned & Promoted by Valuable Group of Companies). Titbit is an End-to-End Platform for Hospitality industry which caters to its consumers by enhancing their overall experience while giving the right tools to the hospitality provider to optimize revenues, enhance operational capability and reduce operational costs. At Valuable Group, Ameya Hete is responsible for global operations and business development for the various Group initiatives. His dynamic, innovative and aggressive approach to new business development has established Valuable Group’s presence across India and Global markets. Valuable Group currently offers services like Virtual Classroom for education sector; Club X, a premium first day first show white glove service to high net worth individuals in India; Caravan Talkies, is a new rural entertainment division of Valuable Group that brings access to movies in rural markets; Cinema Club is another unique initiative from Valuable Group that brings prime movie content to your location digitally transmitted via satellite and Titbit is an end to end digital platform for hospitality designed for the F& B industry. Ameya Hete was instrumental in the acquisition of Moviebeam; company belonging to Disney group with over USD 250 million in aggregate investments from industry behemoths. He has transformed Moviebeam to support next generation technologies in providing cost effective Video on Demand (VOD) solutions and is currently driving the company’s foray into the US hospitality VOD business. Club Cinema and Caravan Talkies is a joint venture between Valuable Group and Disney.An Industrial Engineer with Masters from State University of New York, Ameya Hete is a bearer of the prestigious ‘Kerala Government Engineering Design Award’ for his achievement in building an aggregate investment from industry behemoths.Among his many achievements and numerous patents registered in his name, Ameya has been actively involved in conceptualizing and driving several innovative businesses, the most illustrative of which is the acquisition, distribution and screening of LIVE IPL matches at theatres and in public venues, in 3D. This is the first time in the world that a single entity has successfully managed and executed live screening in 3D, all the way – from the arena of play to the silver screen, made possible by Ameya’s pioneering technological and business acumen.
Shekhar is Chief Operating Officer – Americas region of Spadeworx Software Services Inc. He is responsible for customer relationship, business development, alliance partnerships and overall operations in the Americas region.He comes with over 15 years of experience in diverse areas ranging from manufacturing, materials management to ERP consulting, extended supply chain solutions and eCommerce platforms. He has worked with customers in engineering, automobile, discrete manufacturing and Consumer Packaged Goods. Shekhar comes on board from Hewlett-Packard Co. where he was responsible for delivering Applications outsourcing services.At HP he led several new initiatives through Advanced Technology Group namely collaborative commerce solutions in Microsoft .Net servers, Information Security and HIPAA services, EDI consulting services. Prior to HP, Shekhar has been instrumental in launching a start-up venture conceptualizing and building extended supply chain applications delivered in a hosted ASP environment. Shekhar holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Production Engineering from VJTI, Mumbai University and is based out of Cupertino, California.