Leadership

Our Leadership

OUR LEADERSHIP

Anand Choudha

Anand Choudha

Founder & CEO

Anand is an all-out entrepreneur having founded companies such as Spectrami, Altrosmart, AmiseQ and Hive Pro. With over a decade of cybersecurity experience, he continues to launch startups addressing current and future challenges. Possessing a natural transformational leadership style, his forte lies in developing businesses to their maximum potential through clarity of vision and determined execution. Anand is a board member and advisor to several security startups and is recognized as a thought-leader and influencer in the security industry.

Sarfaraz Kazi

Sarfaraz Kazi

Co-Founder & CTO

As Hive Pro Chief Technology Officer, Kazi brings with him the complete competency of his decade plus experience in various leadership roles within the technical domain. His in-depth knowledge of enterprise infrastructure business aids in strategic decision-making. Diligent and foresighted, his expertise in business management, technology and customer business drivers accelerates the firm’s growth and meets the desired business objectives. Technically proficient and analytically strong, Kazi was the CTO of Spectrami and has headed a systems integration firm across three countries in Southern Africa.

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Pierre Noel

Chief Information Security Officer

Pierre has over 30 years of international experience in Information Security, Data Privacy and Enterprise Risk Management. He was Chief Security Officer for Microsoft Asia, Chief Security and Privacy Officer for Huawei & Grab, and Managing Director at ISTARI. He has been a successful entrepreneur who founded, operated, and eventually sold two international cybersecurity organizations. He is also presently an advisor on cybersecurity strategies to various government agencies and large conglomerates including Fortune 200 companies. Pierre is a world-recognized leader in designing and building security and risk strategies, and a mentor to many.

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Neeti rodrigues

Chief Sales Officer

Neeti is a business leader with over twenty years’ experience in General Management, Sales, Marketing and Engineering. She is a seasoned technology veteran with experience in both startups and major public enterprises. Previously she held senior leadership roles at Micro Focus, TippingPoint Technologies (3Com), Hewlett Packard (HP) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). She has a passion for building successful organizations ground up with a focus on creating an exceptional culture which leads to dynamic business growth. Her advice is strive for excellence, stay hungry and learn, and success will automatically follow.

Chip Davis

Chip Davis

Senior Vice President – Americas

As SVP – Americas, Chip is responsible for introducing Hive Pro’s unique and powerful Threat Exposure Management solution to North America. He has extensive executive leadership experience in enterprise cyber security across direct, partner and multi-channel distribution sales. Prior to joining Hive Pro, he held various executive positions at Trustwave, Tenable, IBM/BigFix, Symantec and BMC Software.

Jeelan Poola

Jeelan Poola

Chief Product Officer

Jeelan is a seasoned product leader with over 21+ Years of experience in building highly distributed and horizontally scalable enterprise software products in Database, Security, Networking and SaaS domains. He built, scaled and managed high performance teams that delivered flagship and horizon-next software products at large Enterprises as well as Startups. He held product leadership and ownership positions at Couchbase, Motorola Solutions and Extreme Networks. With a strong technical and engineering background, he is passionate about delivering innovative software with exceptional user experiences and great quality. He is structured, loves consistency and loves building teams and products with first principles in mind. Prior to Hive Pro, Jeelan was with Couchbase for over 5 years and lived through the journey of a VC stage startup till the first successful year post IPO which added immense value to his experience.

Dharmendra Parmar

Dharmendra Parmar

Vice President Marketing

Dharmendra Parmar is a marketing leader with more than 25 years of IT industry experience. He is a strategic, methodical B2B marketing driver for omni-channel marketing strategies reaching target segments, backed by partner ecosystems and integrated campaigns. He is experienced at formulating go to market strategies that encompass branding, marketing communication, lead generation and partner marketing. As an established marketer he has held various marketing leadership roles and has been ranked amongst the top marketing professionals in the region.

BOARD ADVISORS

Nilesh Jadhav

Nilesh Jadhav

Board Advisor

Nilesh is a seasoned IT services professional with over 21 years of experience engaged in building businesses. With a growth mindset he has led successful startups globally through his career. His broad experience in the technology space enables him to lead and nurture talented teams focused on delivering customer delight. He believes in enabling and empowering his teams to reach greater heights. He is a firm believer that focus on quality deliverables is of utmost importance in the IT services industry for the organization as well as its employee’s success. Currently he is responsible for developing and executing Amiseq’s growth strategy and overall P&L management for all regions and practices.