People Behind Ewire

Rakesh Kumar Upadhyay

Working Chairman

Rakesh Kumar Upadhyay, who has served as the Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of two leading Indian Telecommunications PSUs - BSNL and TCI, is a seasoned professional with 40 years' experience in the telecommunications sector. He has greatly contributed in the areas of strategy formulation and implementation, regulatory affairs, customer services delivery and execution of complex domestic as well as overseas projects. He has successfully directed multicultural global teams and conducted dialogue and international negotiations at the highest levels. He formulated and led the strategy for a range of initiatives for the introduction of cutting edge technology in various parts of the world including many firsts. He is an expert about evolving global shifts and is adept in formulating effective “local” approaches for much broader objectives.

D. Udayabhanu

Managing Director

D. Udayabhanu is a business entrepreneur and has more than 38 years' experience in the Middle East and Asian countries. His core business focus is in Telecommunications Infra Structure development, which has enabled him to complete several big projects in India, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and other countries. Apart from telecommunications, he has a deep interest and understanding of advanced IT solutions, which enabled him to provide solutions in several projects that are still regarded as pioneering. He also foresees e-commerce as an economic revolution that will be a game changer for India. One of his initiatives in this regard – a grocery online model in India under the brand name of 'biggro', is gaining in popularity across the state of Kerala. Along with Saudi Companies and Ewire, Mr. Udayabhanu is the guiding figure to many companies, as Managing Director of Tele Tek Pvt. Ltd, Impel Group of Companies and Pomona IT Services.

Sujatha Udayabhanu


Sujatha Udayabhanu is an exemplary woman who focuses on experience, be it a guest, customer or family. After spending 36 years in Saudi Arabia, she moved back to India and became a partner in multiple ventures in eCommerce, education, fintech and in export-import trading. Her previous experiences have enabled her to be an active participant in the procurement side of the business. In addition to creating novel and inspired culinary experiences, Mrs Sujatha's budget-friendly approach has allowed her to organise events and memorable occasions. She has raised two daughters who are currently in the education field focusing on enabling the future generation. Good time management skills, reliability, and ability to manage calendars and bills have helped her run companies and households for many years.

Sajeev Pushpamangalam

Chief Operating Officer

Sajeev Pushpamangalam, a result oriented Management Graduate professional with experience across diverse facets such as Retail and Consumer Banking and MSME Banking Specialist having managed all Asset Products with 17 years of experience in Risk, Distribution Credit Operations, with a proven track record of setting up new business operations. Well versed with dynamics of International Operations and Associated Risks, conversant with IT Operations. Started banking career with ICICI Bank as an officer in 2002. Successfully managed the Credit Operations of IDBI Bank, Axis Bank, ING Vysya, Dhanlaxmi Bank & YES Bank. In 2014, joined in YES Bank as Vice President and Head - South & East Region and the job involved setting up Risk Operation unit from the scratch; with 6 Products - Loan Against Property, Housing Loan, Auto and Commercial Vehicles, Personal Loan, Business Loan, Gold Loan. After spending Good Years with Banking Industry, took up new challenge in Corporate360 as Vice President, a Singapore based IT company to lead its International Operations and made successful story. In 17 years career, worked with 7 organizations and got award from 4 banks for the best and successful performance.

Rajesh Kumar Gupta

Chief Coordination Consultant

Rajesh Kumar Gupta An IIT graduate and postgraduate having 3 Decades+ Experience in acquiring ground-breaking results in large-scale programs aimed at income generating portfolio expansion for farmers while adopting best practices and technologies and handling large scale budget responsibility. Accredited as a critical resource for Agriculture Diversification Sector Innovation and garner thematic alignment across Agriculture and Allied Sectors with capacity to coordinate programmatic, TOT and technical aspects of various sectors. Experience in working with World Bank Teams, UN Agencies, NGOs, Civil Societies, Cooperatives, International development partners, donors, stakeholders, media and the Government of India while promoting social and economic upliftment via Agri-Business development. Maintained a strong on-field presence while rolling out innovations, pilots and strategies for scaling up of farmer capabilities to the best possible extent, conducting scoping, surveys and research, employing findings in strategy, planning and implementation.

Suresh Kumar K

Consulting Chief Information Officer

Suresh Kumar K Innovator & Entrepreneur with 26 years of experience in the IT field. An Experienced Professional in the field of Software and Database Management Technologies, Infrastructure Management, Business Solutions and Network Operations. Expertise in managing a wide variety of Business Applications for Organizations in Retail, FMCG, Automobile, Power Electronics, Non-Banking and Jewelers with key focus on CRM, Supply Chain Management, Auditing, HR Solutions and ERP Implementation. A visionary leader and entrepreneur with deep knowledge in IT auditing and Consulting. Relentless optimist who believes there is no failure, only feedback.