Abhi Gholap

Founder & Chairman

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Abhi Gholap

Founder & Chairman

Prasad Sathe

CFO & Managing Director (India)

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Prasad Sathe

CFO & Managing Director (India)

Prasad is a qualified CPA, CS and CWA, with more than 20 years experience in the IT and Industrial space. His key areas of focus have been Operational Review and Analysis (Project Profitability, Degree of Bench, etc.), Financial Management (Accounts / Audit / Taxation), Legal (STPI, FEMA, etc.), HR, ISO and Secretarial Compliance, thereby contributing to the interests of all stakeholders. He has experience in the Software Field (ITeS), including securing VC Funding, Fiscal Monitoring and Managing Operations of the India Business Unit (Legal, HR, Infrastructure and Admin). He has initiated and successfully implemented the Accounting of Subsidiary Companies on a US-based GAAP (US and India) compliant Package for Seamless Consolidation.

Dr. Punit Kamrah

VP – Business Development

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Dr. Punit Kamrah

VP – Business Development

Dr. Punit has 23+ years in Health Care, Life-sciences, Health Care IT & Pharma industry. He is an Expert in building strategic relations, consultative selling, Strategic account management, client partenr, as well as creating strategic innovative solutions, sales, and BD.

Before joining Optra Systems, Punit has held leadership positions in strategic account and client success, sales, marketing, BD, Operations as well as a practice head to increase top line revenue, productivity & profitability in mid-sized, large product engineering companies as well as startups.

Dr. Punit is an MBA from a top business school (I.I.M-K) & a medicine doctor, M.D equivalent.

Rahul Bonde

Director - Delivery

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Rahul Bonde

Director - Delivery

Rahul has been engaged in delivering end-to-end IT services and innovative technical solutions since last 20 years in the field of Healthcare, Life Sciences, Medical Devices and Engineering. He has multinational experience in managing global delivery teams in Europe, USA and India regions.

Rahul has wide experience in web, desktop, cloud & mobility solutions and possess expertise in managing large scale programs and business transitions. Recently in one of his previous projects, Rahul has managed the enterprise level CRM, Quality System & Oncology EMR implementation programs. Setting up of a product labeling CoE (Center of Excellence) for medical devices as well as pharma clients and setting-up of a best-shore delivery unit to support 100+ business critical applications for a leading Aircraft manufacturer are few of the notable achievements of his career.

Rahul holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Amaravati University, India. He is also a PMP & CSM certified professional and enjoys mentoring project & program managers.

Dr. Ashwin Kotwaliwale

Medical Director

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Dr. Ashwin Kotwaliwale

Medical Director

Dr. Ashwin Kotwaliwale MD, PhD, has more than 15 years of experience in the biomedical informatics field. Originally trained as a medical doctor and then transitioned into bioinformatics, Dr. Kotwaliwale has great passion for developing software solutions for the healthcare and life sciences industry. He is deeply involved in technology and the domain side to accurately identify business requirements and provide innovative solutions.

Dr. Kotwaliwale’s research experience has empowered him to look at a problem from a domain focus and then provide an engineering implementation across domain boundaries. He has worked in genomics from the early days of arrays to advanced technologies such as next gen sequencing.

Recently Dr. Kotwaliwale has been involved in cutting edge software applications such as Big Data analytics from both the technology and domain application focused sides. He enjoys coding as well and has experience managing development teams and frontend customer interactions.

Nitin Sharma

Delivery Manager

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Nitin Sharma

Delivery Manager

Nitin is responsible for building and managing delivery teams while setting-up best practices to deliver quality and timely services. Being a certified technology specialist and management graduate, he works in technology as interest and management by habit. With his experience of over 13 years, he helps in making decision in Solution Architecture, Enterprise Engineering and project management with Data Analytics in the space of healthcare and life sciences. He comes with the experience awarded by British Council in the space of automation of curation.

He holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Computer Science, along with Masters in Management.