Dr. Gautam Hrishikesh Sharma ~ Managing Partner
Gautam is Managing Partner with over 32 years of multi-faceted experience in SMB, Enterprise, and retail business models, including goto market, direct, n-tier distribution, and e-commerce. He helps portfolio companies in their business transformation efforts to enhance customer and shareholder value significantly.
Gautam has more than two decades of diverse international business experience in research, analytics, and product management positions at NTPC, Dodge, Blackberry RIM, and Siemens. He specializes in inspiring leadership of teams across diverse geographies, customer engagement, quality and transparency measures, and a legacy of developing high-potential global talent.
Gautam graduated from Mumbai University with a Bachelor's degree in Arts, PGDCA from IGNOU.
Subbu Veeraghanta ~ CISO
Subbu is the Chief Information Security Officer and co-founder of VBell. With over 21 years of experience in Information Technology & Security, regulatory compliance, IT architecture, and systems integration, he is responsible for managing Information Security strategy, leading customer engagements, and delivering cutting-edge solutions spanning AI, Cloud, and Information security services.
Prior VBell, Subbu held support and management positions at Trafalgar House, Rolls-Royce thermal power, Exemplary Software, eBay, Symphony Technology Group, and Coverity.
Subbu holds a Bachelor’s in Commence from Andhra University, PGDCA from IGNOU, AI strategy from MIT Sloan, and Business Management from Yale School of management.
Hana Anh ~ Director Finance
Ms. Hanna brings 16+ years of financial expertise, demonstrated by her role in overseeing financial management and planning, actuarial, tax, accounting, corporate services, sourcing and financial reporting functions.
At VBell, Hanna is responsible for the company’s investor relations, financial management, budgeting and forecast, sourcing and financial reporting, and administrative functions.
Prior to joining VBell, Hanna worked at 3Com, Shell, MCI WorldCom, and SCHA.
Ms Hanna is a finance graduate from the University of South Carolina and is a mentor at DeAnza Collage in Cupertino, California
Jennifer G. Johnsen ~ HR & General Council
Jennifer leads the global HR and legal functions across the company and its portfolio. She is also responsible for directing and executing the compliance and ethics program across the organization.
JJ is a seasoned professional with over 33 years of experience. She has been with VBell since its inception and has held several roles providing guidance to align strategy, compliance, and resources continuously.
Jennifer attained her bachelor's in Business Administration attained from Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University, and also holds doctorate in music. JJ spends most of her free time volunteering for public libraries and conducts food drives.
Raghu Pendurthi ~ Delivery Head, Professional services
Raghu leads our professional services and is a delivery head at VBell. He bring 11 years of experience in product management, operational and on/offshore integration initiatives.
Raghu has spent 12 years in a variety of roles managing delivery and innovation capabilities for product engineering, dev ops, end-to-end product life cycle management.
Raghu is a bachelor from Osmania University and holds Project Management Professional certificate.