Our leadership team is drawn from amongst some of the best minds in core banking, banking IT, and financial industry.

Alex Dembitz

Chairman

Alexander Dembitz was appointed Executive Chairman, in February 2008. Dembitz was a partner and chairman, Deloitte Central Europe.

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Alex Dembitz

Chairman

Alexander Dembitz was appointed Executive Chairman, in February 2008. Dembitz was a partner and chairman, Deloitte & Touche Central Europe.

After a career in banking and software engineering, Dembitz founded the IDOM Group in 1988. The firm specialised in the selection, implementation and support/maintenance of IT systems for banks. IDOM grew to becoming the largest consulting firm in Central Europe, and was acquired in 1993 by Deloitte & Touche.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Manchester University, UK and an MBA with distinction from INSEAD.

The purpose of Tech Mahindra/SOFGEN should be and should be seen to be delivering the highest quality of services and thereby exceed client expectations, while assuring the standards consistent with that of a premium employer adhering to the highest moral standards.

Alina Cernat

Alina Cernat

Managing Director

Alina heads the SOFGEN SaveTax & Avaloq practice for Europe business units. Having spent almost 15 years with the firm, Alina has provided technical expertise fulfilling different roles in core banking implementation projects for some of SOFGEN’s biggest clients.

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Alina Cernat

Managing Director

Alina heads the SOFGEN SaveTax and Avaloq practice for Europe business units. Having spent almost 15 years with the firm, Alina has provided technical expertise fulfilling different roles in core banking implementation projects for some of SOFGEN’s biggest clients.

In 2012 she took over the management of the SaveTax business unit, being responsible for the development and maintenance of the SaveTax product.

Alina holds a Bachelor in Computer Science from Technical University Gheorghe Asachi, Iasi Romania.

Shubhangi Deshpande

General Manager, Asia-Pacific Region, SOFGEN Group

Shubhangi has over 25 years of experience in BFSI. In her previous stints, she has actively played Regional Head role for last 10 years spanning across Australia, Greater China, ASEAN, South Asia, Middle East and Europe.

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Shubhangi Deshpande

General Manager, Asia-Pacific Region, SOFGEN Group

Shubhangi has over 25 years of experience in BFSI. In her previous stints, she has actively played Regional Head role for last 10 years spanning across Australia, Greater China, ASEAN, South Asia, Middle East and Europe.

She will be in charge of managing SOFGEN/Tech Mahindra’s Core Banking and Wealth consulting business in APAC and reports to Ravi Vasantraj, Global Head Core Banking and Wealth, Tech Mahindra.

Danny Galezer

Senior Advisor

Danny Galezer joined SOFGEN in January of 2011 as Co-CEO, Projects & Delivery. He has overseen the development of several successful software companies.

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Danny Galezer

Senior Advisor

Danny Galezer joined SOFGEN in January of 2011 as Managing Director, Projects & Delivery. He is a serial entrepreneur who has founded and overseen the development of several highly successful software companies.

Prior to joining SOFGEN, Mr. Galezer owned TIS Consultants, where he delivered end to end solutions in the Globus/T24 space. Over a period of 7 years, Danny implemented T24 for banks in Central America, Europe and Africa, as well as in the Middle and Far East. Under his direction, TIS developed and sold numerous T24 add-on modules in the areas of data warehousing, security management and event processing.

Mr. Galezer has a B.Sc. in Industrial & Management from Technion, Haifa, Israel. By making use of Danny’s significant management experience and banking domain knowledge, SOFGEN will enhance its delivery capability as the company grows in size and in reach.

Nikolaos Betsias

Regional Director, Europe

As Regional Director, Europe, Nick has overall responsibility for SOFGEN Banking/IT activities. He brings over 21 years of IT experience in the banking and financial services industry.

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Nikolaos Betsias

Regional Director, Europe

As Regional Director, Europe, Nick has overall responsibility for SOFGEN Core Banking/IT activities. He brings over 21 years of IT experience in the banking and financial services industry.

He successfully delivered complex full life-cycle core banking implementations including four tier 1 banks.

As Regional Director, Nick embraces SOFGEN’s go-to-market activities through Europe to include the delivery of services in French speaking North Africa, known as the Maghreb. Nick is also involved with Tech Mahindra’s activities in Israel, specifically the delivery of Core Banking implementations, including Wealth applications.
Nick is certified in Managing Successful Programmes (MSP), Temenos Implementation Methodology (TIM), ITIL, and PRINCE2 Agile.

RamMohan Duraikannu

CTO, India Unit Head

RamMohan Duraikannu joined SOFGEN in August 2001. He is responsible for SOFGEN’s India-based operations, namely the provision of offshore engineering services for the SOFGEN group’s T24™ practice and the development and maintenance of SOFGEN’s product suite.

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RamMohan Duraikannu

CTO, India Unit Head

RamMohan Duraikannu joined SOFGEN in August 2001 after working for 8 years in the IT and engineering industry. He is responsible for SOFGEN’s India-based operations, namely the provision of offshore services for the SOFGEN group’s T24™ practice and the development and maintenance of SOFGEN’s product suite.

Immediately prior to joining SOFGEN, Ram worked for American Express Bank, where he was leading the GLOBUS™ support team in India.

His extensive experience in the T24™ practice and long association with the company enables him to manage the operations of SOFGEN India effectively. Ram holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Madurai Kamaraj University, India and a Master of Science degree from BITS, Pilani.

Amod Kamble

Vice President & Delivery Head, Core Banking – Americas

Amod joins Tech Mahindra Americas as Head of Delivery for Core Banking bringing 25 years of IT experience in the Banking and Financial Industry.

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Amod Kamble

Vice President & Delivery Head, Core Banking – Americas

As part of his long career and leadership role in the Banking & Capital Market space; he has managed delivery of large scale service contracts and bank transformations. Amod is a recognized leader with niche expertise in design thinking, solutions and delivering client facing initiatives on time and within budget while spearheading new programs and applying innovation and creativity to fuel success.

He believes in developing trust and a shared goal for success with each of the clients within diverse service and business lines.

Amod has earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics from the University of Mumbai, India.