NetEdge Computing Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Management Team

Dr. Manoj Saxena
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

A Gold Medalist in Electrical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering with a Masters in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore) and a Ph.D. in Computer Science in the area of Distributed Artificial Intelligence from IIT (Delhi), Dr. Saxena is a first generation entrepreneur and Founder CEO of NetEdge Computing Solutions Pvt. Ltd.  A  System Architect and Computer Networking Professional having over twenty six years of experience in IT Services and Telecommunication with a specialization in Distributed Systems, Cloud Computing and Problem Solving, he has undergone training at Cornell University on Distributed Systems. He was a member of the committee constituted by Department of Electronics, Government of India for controlling the menace of Computer Viruses and is also a registered Computer Consultant with Asian Development Bank and a voting member of the IEEE committee on LAN standards.

Dr. Saxena founded NetEdge in 1992 after working with leading Indian IT companies like HCL and CMC Ltd. He is the driving force behind the company, providing vision and direction throughout the company's growth. Involved in the conceptualization, design, and architecture of several cutting-edge software products at NetEdge, Dr. Saxena has mentored and encouraged the research and development at NetEdge, incubating new ideas and initiatives that add value added services and exceed customer expectations. NetEdge has tied up with NSIC to establish the NetEdge NSIC Training cum Incubation Center at NOIDA under a Public Private Partnership model to foster entrepreneurship and self employment opportunities in India.
With offices spread across India, Thailand, UK and USA, NetEdge has been listed in the Top IT and ITeS services companies of India 2005 by Dun & Bradstreet and also been recognized by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu amongst the fastest 50 Indian Technologies Company and the Fastest 500 growing Technology, Media and Telecommunications companies in Asia Pacific for the year 2006. In the same year Dr. Saxena was also listed in the International Who?s Who of Professionals for his efforts in the field of Information Technology.

Deepika Saxena
Director Projects and Sr. Vice President

Mrs. Deepika Saxena is involved and responsible for managing the design and development of on-line applications on various computer platforms at NetEdge. She has a Masters in Mathematics and Computer Science from IIT Delhi and has successfully managed many large software development projects providing turnkey solutions to meet the specific needs of customers.

She is also a System Consultant with almost two decades of experience in System Analysis, Design and Development of Computer Systems. Her areas of specialization are Distributed Systems, Relational Database Systems and Object - Oriented Methodology. She has also published many papers in International Journals and Conferences sponsored by IEEE Computer Society and ACM and now guides the product development team

Manoj Raizada
CEO - NetEdge Consulting

Manoj Raizada has a BE degree from the Indian Institute of Science and more than 26 years of experience working on product development and software service delivery.

Manoj Joined Siemens in 1996 in Telecom Business Unit as project manager to manage a large reengineering project Train Radio System for New South Wales, Australia, where he delivered the complex project in record of 12 months which was widely appreciated by Media in Australia.

He has been providing solutions for the Mobile Devices, Network Management and UMTS. He had been holding the Business Manager's position since 2001 and has been responsible for business growth and delivery of the services and solutions. The unit setup by him was responsible for a whole range of services to Mobile Device OEMs and ODMs, Network and Business Support Solutions to operators through NSN. He was instrumental in setting up two large ODCs for Samsung and Oracle. His contributions to the business growth were recognized and awarded the SBS Grand Prix award in 2003 in South Africa.

Before Joining Siemens he was working for the large Defense public sector Bharat Electronics Ltd. and was responsible for design and development of 32 bit computer and associated health monitoring and other software for the command and control System of the Indian Navy that's used for electronic Warfare. He started his career with Tata Electric in 1984 as R&D engineer and developed systems for the Indian Navy.

Rakesh Malik
Vice President - USA

Rakesh Malik has a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering and has completed courses in Competitive Intelligence from Johns Hopkins University in Columbia, MD. During last 20 years, he has been associated with business development and management in IT and Telecom services industries in India and the USA. During this tenure he has been associated with organizations like CMC Ltd and Sprint-RPG in India and was instrumental in setting up key networks like INDONET, SprintNet and CGNet in India. In USA he has worked for companies like Satyam, NextBrick, Infinite and an entrepreneurial venture in the USA before joining NetEdge. At NetEdge he is responsible for the development of new businesses and alliance In North America specially USA.

Sunil Saxena
Director - UK Operations

After studying in London, Sunil Saxena started work in the 1980's with Digital, and Compaq. After specialising in operations management and operating systems, Sunil left his job at Digital and shifted his focus towards running his own consultancy business. He founded Neruby Computing Services in March 1993 and through a combination of careful management and diligent service deliveries his former employer became his biggest client and raised the company profile to 87th fast growing company in Year 2000 UK Times Fast Track List. He has now joined hands with NetEdge and is now involved in the development of new business and alliance in UK with a goal to provide best outsourcing solutions to our customer-s.

Dr. P. Dasgupta
Managing Partner - Knowledge Management

Dr. P. Dasgupta is a Managing Partner at NetEdge and provides expertise in knowledge management solutions and activities; as well as piloting & establishing ISO 9000 certified Quality Management Systems. He has over 35 years of experience in R&D and software activities and has a Masters degree in Statistics from Calcutta University and Ph.D. from Indian Statistical Institute. Starting as a faculty member in the department of Computer Science at the Indian Statistical Institute, he worked at Ford Foundation as a Computer Scientist, ORG System as Director and Chief Executive Officer for R&D and Software activities. After ORG he worked with the State of Bahrain as Advisor on Computerization. After his tenure with State of Bahrain, he joined CMC Ltd. as a full time Director with overall responsibilities of R&D, System Integration and International Operations.

Ram P Rustagi
Principal Consultant

Ram Rustagi is a Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi where he worked on developing a framework for concurrency control. During his vast tenure of 30 years with IT and Telecommunication industry, he has been associated with product research and development in IT and Telecom services industries in India and the USA. In India, he has been associated with companies like HCL, C-Dot and IIT, Delhi. He moved to USA in 1998 and worked with many start-ups like Savera Systems, Abeona Networks, Pronto Networks and Kirusa Software. At Kirusa, he was the head of Applications and Services in India. During his tenure with various companies he has assembled deep and vast domain knowledge about Telecom and Networking. He has filed for several patents on accessing devices in protected network from cloud / Internet and also on telecom charging and client applications. At NetEdge he is responsible for leading consulting services in the area of concurrency control and performance management.

Pramod Chandra P. Bhatt
Advisor - Distributed & Intelligent Systems

A graduate in Electrical Engineering from Govt. College of Engineering at Rajpur, Prof. Pramod Chandra P. Bhatt serves as Advisor on Distributed and Intelligent Systems at NetEdge. He provides strategic and advisory services to COE-DSPM (Center of Excellence for Distributed Systems and Performance Management) and also actively participates and contributes to the overall management and operation of the above initiative at NetEdge.

He has a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Calcutta and a Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kanpur. Prof. Bhatt also has several years of teaching experience having served as a lecturer and Professor at IIT Kanpur and IIT Delhi. A Konrad Zuse fellow at Dortmund, he has taught at several Universities as a visiting Professor; University of Ottawa (Canada), McGill University (Canada), University of Paderborn (Germany) and Kochi University of Technology (Japan).

His area of expertise has been around Design Automation, modeling and simulation, AI systems and algorithms. Apart from being a member of several organizations, he has been a part of the editorial panel of International Journal of Computers and Mathematics, Parallel Processing Letters, Journal of Scientific Computing and International Journal of Pattern Recognition and A.I.