Our management team lives by our core value of Sumati, or pure intent. We view all Sumati colleagues, clients and partners as having pure intent in all their actions. This is the foundation of our management philosophy.
Prashant is a seasoned executive with over 25 years leading high growth technology companies that he has helped to and through successful exits. He founded The Sumati Group to provide solutions to the Office of General Counsel in domains that help reduce cost, risk and cycle time. Prashant has been a strategy consultant at Bain, an operating manager at Baxter International and an executive at Tripwire, ABC Technologies and Fios. He holds a BA Economics from the University of Chicago and a MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. Prashant straddles the “space between” while enjoying old school rap as much as classical Indian ghazals.
Pawan is a tenured business management, operations and technology leader. As the operational head of The Sumati Group’s India Technology & Operations Center, Pawan is responsible for ensuring that the Sumati team delivers exceptional service and quality to our clients. Pawan brings 15 years of professional experience managing large, complex, IT Enabled services operations. Pawan is one of the pioneers of the Indian Legal Services industry and as a successful entrepreneur has built services business in rapidly evolving markets such as electronic discovery. Pawan holds a Masters in both Computer Application (MCA) as well as Business Administration (MBA). His favorite vegetable is the potato.
A University of Maryland graduate, Brad has a degree in English and twenty years of experience in a variety of marketing and sales disciplines including business, wholesale and loyalty marketing. He is deeply versed in the dynamics of the high technology industry. At the Sprint Corporation he was responsible for the management of the MySprint.com team during its transition to its current platform. His business passion is building sustainable programs and forming teams that enjoy challenging themselves to hit measurable goals. At Sumati, Brad’s role includes product portfolio strategy, demand generation and leading and empowering an expanded sales team to help deliver best-in-class services to customers who want to better manage their contracts. His culinary palate is broad, which makes it fun to him to explore cuisine, regardless of how arcane, spicy or random.
Neetika is a seasoned lawyer with over a decade of experience in serving General Counsel in domains such as analyzing, enriching, drafting and negotiating contracts, litigation document review, document production and multi-jurisdictional legal research. Neetika leads teams of senior lawyers who manage a portfolio of complex work such as legacy contract migration, con- tract negotiation and trademark portfolio management. Her detail orientation, technology fluency and operational rigor is the foundation for Sumati's successful client engagements. Neetika holds a Masters in Law, with specialization in Commercial & Company Laws and a Post Graduate Diploma in Outsourced Legal Services. She feels that a lawyer with a camera wields extraordinary power.
Yogita has more than a decade of experience managing Human Resources functions across diverse organizations spanning start-ups and large household name companies. Her exceptional proficiency in interpersonal relationships and process improvisation has been invaluable as she has created and led a full spectrum of Human Resources programs, services and functions such as business HR, employee engagement, organizational diagnostics and performance management. Yogita holds double Master's degrees in Economics and Management in addition to being a certified Organizational Development professional. As a “people company” Sumati relies on Yogita’s intensity, borne from her CrossFit training, to have a robust recruitment and retention system for talented colleagues.