A strong, experienced team.
Hemen Vimadalal, Chief Executive Officer
Hemen Vimadalal directs and drives the overall vision and strategy for Simeio with a passion for building high performance teams, driving innovation and focusing on delivering value to customers.
Prior to founding Simeio, Hemen worked with Vaau from its inception, where he established the company as the leader in the identity and access management industry. Hemen has led many assessments and end-to-end implementations of role-based access control, user provisioning, identity auditing, identity certification, web services, and directory & password management products. Hemen holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Southern California.
Naynesh Patel, Executive Vice President
Naynesh Patel shapes and guides Simeio operations and leads the company’s technology and product direction.
He joined Simeio from KPMG, where he served as practice director and Americas’ leader for identity and access management services. During his tenure with KPMG, Naynesh led the development of the global delivery methodology around identity and access management, serving as national instruction lead.
Naynesh has over 15 years of experience in the implementation, strategy, design and assessment of identity and access management solutions for clients in the telecom, retail, energy, automotive, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, entertainment, financial services and insurance sectors. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Kennesaw State University.
Shawn Keve, Executive Vice President
Shawn Keve is responsible for sales, business development, channel partners and marketing at Simeio. He played a key role in growing the business 20 times, making Simeio one of the fastest growing companies in North America.
Previously, Shawn was Consulting Director at Oracle and Director of Professional and Managed Services for Sun Microsystems (prior to Oracle's acquisition of Sun), where he was responsible for the sales and delivery of a $100M portfolio of IT services. Before joining Sun, he held leadership roles at Netscape (acquired by AOL), KPMG Consulting, and MIT Lincoln Laboratory.
Shawn has over 22 years of experience servicing clients in the strategy, architecture, design and implementation of enterprise solutions across several industries, including financial services, healthcare, life sciences, manufacturing, media & entertainment, telecommunications and retail. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (Management Information Systems) from Northeastern University.
Elizabeth Shannon, VP of Finance
Elizabeth Shannon is responsible for the global finance and accounting teams at Simeio.
Before joining Simeio, Elizabeth was a Sr. Finance leader of Coregistics; Motorola Solutions, Inc; and AirDefense, Inc. (Acquired: NYSE: MSI - Motorola Solutions, Inc.). She began her career with Grant Thornton, LLP.
Elizabeth has provided sales and operational finance leadership to emerging companies for more than 10 years. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting from Kennesaw State University.
Asif Savvas, Senior Vice President
Asif Savvas is responsible for sales and delivery for the Simeio Canada and Simeio Gulf IAM practices.
Before joining Simeio, Asif worked at Sun/Oracle, where he was responsible for the delivery of identity solutions across Canada. At Oracle, he drove the growth of the identity footprint in Canada, playing a unique role of a solutions advisor to some of Oracle's largest customers in this region. Asif joined Sun as part of the acquisition of Vaau, where he played a vital role in establishing the Vaau Role Management Product (now renamed Oracle Identity Analytics).
Asif has worked across North America, serving clients in the utilities, energy, telecommunications and financial services industries, and is seen as a thought leader in the areas of Identity Management, RBAC and Compliance. Asif holds a B.Tech in Information Technology from Madras University and an MBA from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.
Huzefa Olia, Vice President
Huzefa Olia leads the Simeio practice for Northeast and Mid-Atlantic.
Before joining Simeio, Huzefa worked at Brinqa, where he was responsible for sales and business development. Huzefa has been also been a leader at Vaau, where he managed the South East region and played a vital role in establishing the Vaau Role Management Product (now renamed Oracle Identity Analytics).
Huzefa has worked across multiple financial service customers and is a thought leader in the areas of Identity Management, RBAC, GRC and Compliance. Huzefa holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science from University of Southern California.
Sanjeev Varma, Senior Vice President
Sanjeev Varma leads the business unit covering West and Mid-West regions and is responsible for sales, delivery excellence and customer success.
Sanjeev has over 22 years of experience in managing global relationships, incubating practices and leading complex engagements in Manufacturing and Financial Services industries. He comes to Simeio from NTT DATA, where he led one of the largest global relationships in the company and was responsible for strategic planning, P&L, innovation, integration and optimization of global delivery services.
He holds a Master’s degree in Computer Applications from Pondicherry Engineering College.
Anshuman Chakravatty, Senior Vice President
Anshuman Chakravartty is responsible for sales and delivery for the South Business Unit. He also plays a key role with sales and delivery enablement, business development and operations.
Anshuman started his Identity and Access Management career at Vaau where he developed solutions for complex Security and Identity initiatives across multiple verticals. He architected, developed and delivered Vaau’s flagship product until their acquisition by Sun Microsystems. During his tenure at Sun and then Oracle Anshuman was responsible for leading a number of IAM programs for the largest financial services and banking clients in US and Canada.
Anshuman has extensive experience in assessing, designing, and implementing strategies and solutions that enable clients to securely achieve their business objectives. Anshuman received a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Manipal University and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from University of Southern California.
Siddharth Gandhi, Head of India
Siddharth Gandhi is our Head of India and manages the largest cost center for Simeio. He is also responsible for Simeio's Gulf operations, part of global delivery operations and MIS. Under Siddharth's leadership, we have taken the company from 20 to over 200 Simeioites over 4 years.
He joined Simeio from Karma Capital Advisors, where he served as Assistant Vice President. During his tenure with Karma, Siddharth led the Business Development and Operations function. He was part of core three-member team to successfully raise capital from large global financial institutions.
Siddharth has over 12 years of experience with operational management, business and employee development. He was instrumental in catalyzing our business and operations in the Gulf region and holds a B.E. degree in Electronics and a MBA in Finance from Mumbai University.