Sunil Mittal is the CEO of Movate Inc., a digital technology and customer experience services company with over 12,000 employees across 20 global locations and a gig network of thousands of technology experts across 60 countries, speaking over 100 languages.
Sunil joined Movate as Chief Revenue Officer in 2016 and took over as CEO in 2021. He has consistently steered the company’s strategy and evolution by delivering steady revenue growth of over 20% since 2018. During his first year at the helm as CEO, the company made its first acquisition in ten years, a next-generation gig expert services platform called Directly OnDemand. By the end of his second year, the revenue grew by over 50%.
To underline the tremendous transformation in the company, he led its comprehensive rebranding from CSS Corp to Movate (a combination of ‘momentum’ and ‘innovate’) which signaled the company’s renewed purpose, direction, and ambition.
With over 25 years of IT and BPS services industry experience across multiple verticals and geographies, Sunil has a spectacular track record of developing new markets, orchestrating effective business turnarounds, creating shareholder value in private equity set-ups, establishing win-win relationships with clients, structuring and winning advisor-led deals, transforming service and operational delivery models and building strong leadership teams.
Prior to Movate, Sunil spent 18 years at Infosys in various leadership roles across multiple geographies including 10 years in Japan and a couple of years in Australia. He was widely credited for possessing a sharp business acumen and outcome-focused approach while managing strategic client accounts, incubating new business capabilities, and nurturing cross-industry C-level relationships.
Sunil has consciously implemented an open-door policy and a flat organizational structure to make employees feel welcome and an integral part of the company. He has always encouraged his teammates to voice their opinions to build a culture of trust, open communication, collaboration, and respect.
He has been recognized with prestigious industry awards for his transformational work. Some awards include the Gold Stevie award in the “Executive of the Year – IT Services 2022” category and “CEO of the Year 2021” by CMO Asia.
Sunil is a member of the Forbes Business Council and the Wall Street Journal CEO Council. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India, and currently resides in Dallas, Texas with his wife and 2 daughters.
EVP & Chief Delivery Officer
Ashok Philipose is the Chief Delivery Officer at Movate. He is responsible for integrating and building teams, engaging employees, delivering customer satisfaction, ensuring operational excellence and managing delivery for multi-million-dollar businesses worldwide.
Ashok has over 26 years of experience in the IT industry with expertise in service delivery, setting up large teams and organizations, large account management, transition management, P&L and relationship management.
Ashok joined Movate from Wipro where he played many critical leadership roles. He spearheaded the global delivery for the Healthcare and Lifesciences business unit for over 4 years before moving into the role of country delivery head for the India business. Over his 25 years tenure with Wipro, Ashok has been credited with setting up some large and strategic accounts, and orchestrating strategic initiatives in improving customer delivery.
Ashok holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Technology Engineering from Nagpur University.
EVP & Chief Financial Officer
Ram has close to 3 decades of experience and executive-level leadership in driving financial operations and executing enterprise-wide strategic plans. He has strong expertise in accounting, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, treasury and ESG, leading to shareholder value creation.
At Movate, Ramaseshan leads the company’s financial and legal areas with a team of experts responsible for finance, accounting, business intelligence, cash flow management, M&A, and the development of future investment strategies. He is also an integral part of Movate’s executive leadership team, influencing the company’s overall financial and operational strategy to support its continued growth.
Prior to joining Movate, he was the head of Global Business Services and India CFO at Cognizant and served as a board member of the Cognizant Foundation India. He was also part of Cognizant’s Global Executive Leadership Team (ELT), responsible for driving overall strategy and operations. He has previously served as CFO of Tata Elxsi and SQS India BFS. He has also had senior financial management stints in Wipro and IBM.
As an established leader in finance, Ram is a member of the India CFO Board, IMA India (International Market Assessment), and various other CFO Forums across the country.
He likes to hit the cricket field in his leisure time and enjoys listening to soothing music.
EVP - Digital, Product & Platform Services
Ajay Tyagi heads the IT Services business at Movate, which covers the entire stack of cloud, infrastructure, application and security services. He is responsible for the strategy and execution of digital technology, product and platform services.
Ajay has over two decades of experience in the IT industry with expertise in integrated, business-oriented solutions, large account management, relationship management, service delivery, and GTM strategies.
Prior to Movate, Ajay served in organizations like Cognizant, HCL America and Infosys where he played multiple leadership roles leading large deal pursuits, structuring acquisitions and alliances, partnering with large clients and leading sales and solution delivery.
Ajay holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication from NIT Warangal and an MBA in Marketing from the Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad.
EVP & Chief People Officer
With over 2 decades of experience as a human resources leader, Anish understands the needs, wants, and expectations of employees and has transformed people functions in leading IT organizations. His expertise spans across the corporate HR spectrum, and he has a successful track record of providing strategic leadership to the company’s ‘people’ agenda.
At Movate, Anish leads multifaceted HR departments across geographies and the company’s senior management talent initiatives. He also serves as an integral part of Movate’s executive leadership team, influencing the organization’s path to sustainable growth and expansion while strengthening talent management, culture and corporate social responsibility.
In his last role, Anish was the Chief Human Resources Officer at Marlabs, and also worked at EY’s consulting practice earlier. He has also been with Mindtree for over 19 years, where he played various leadership roles and was part of the senior management team. He was an inherent contributor to Mindtree’s growth into a billion-dollar organization.
Anish actively engages with professional organizations like NHRD and NASSCOM. He was in the Executive Council for National HRD, Bangalore Chapter.
EVP & Chief Delivery Officer – Digital CX
About Aaron Fender
Aaron Fender is the Executive Vice President and Chief Delivery Officer for Movate’s digital CX business. He leads the global delivery for the company’s digital customer experience business unit. He is responsible for end-to-end technology-driven CX services across customer acquisition, support, retention, and complex digital engagement for clients.
Aaron has over 25 years of experience in the CX industry with a focus on BPO delivery. He has strong expertise in optimizing the operational structure to drive agile and innovative solutions in the CX arena, thus influencing the organization’s path to sustainable growth, profitability, client focus, and expansion.
Before Movate, he has played crucial roles in setting up multiple teams within Teleperformance and Toyota Financial Services. Most recently, as COO at ResultsCX, he was the operational lead in transforming the company from an outbound telemarketing company to an entire contact center operation growing revenue from $20M to $400M with 50+ clients. He was also a key contributor to the acquisition and integration of 4 companies and the company’s expansion into multiple new geo-locations.
Aaron enjoys golfing, hiking, playing pickleball, and spending time with his family in his free time.
SVP & Chief Information Officer
Mushtaq has almost two decades of IT industry experience and is the global Chief Information Officer at Movate. With expertise in data center technologies, next-generation cybersecurity, cloud, and applications he has assumed various leadership roles and worked across the globe in geographies like the USA, Europe, and APAC
As the CIO of Movate, he has set the organization’s technology strategy and roadmap, and has been driving the organization’s efficiency while creating a digitized ecosystem to elevate customer experience and service agility by collaborating with different stakeholders.
During his transformation initiative at Movate, he developed a comprehensive blueprint for corporate infrastructure by re-engineering and implementing new-age contextual technology solution. He has built a future-ready industrialized service delivery by simplifying IT operations, consolidating and modernizing global infrastructure network, security, systems and applications, rationalizing tools, and improving asset utilization.
In his past stint with Infosys, he was associated with Infrastructure Management Services – IMS unit. He was among the initial set of employees who built the foundation of this unit and was a part of its exponential growth. At Infosys, he assumed many leadership roles where he strategized and designed several next-generation service offerings like GTM and co-creation, and also incubated many new service lines. His technology acumen combined with business insights, experience in strategy planning and problem-solving make him a new age CIO.
Mushtaq holds a B.Tech degree from Aligarh Muslim University. He is a passionate industry speaker at various forums and has his works published on various platforms.
SVP & Chief Marketing Officer
Vivian Gomes is the Chief Marketing Officer at Movate. He is an industry thought leader with a strong professional track record of almost 2 decades in the IT and BPM industry.
Vivian leads a passionate team focused on strengthening the Movate brand and helping grow the business. He has deep expertise in brand strategy, PR and communications, analyst relations, digital marketing, demand generation, inside sales, alliances and partnerships, thought leadership creation and market research. Under his leadership, Movate has transformed into one of the world’s most awarded and analyst-accredited companies, that has the highest social media engagement through its LinkedIn channel. He has also set up a robust top-of-funnel demand generation ecosystem that has significantly scaled pipeline generation and new logo acquisition.
Prior to Movate, Vivian held multiple leadership positions at organizations like Genpact, NIIT, Infosys and Cloud Lending Solutions (part of Q2 Software Inc), where he was widely credited for his analytical thinking and outcome-focused approach for solving complex business challenges.
Vivian is a regular contributor of thought leadership in the Tier 1 media and speaks on various podcasts and event panels. He loves watching cricket and dabbling in stock markets. He has won several industry awards for his leadership and achievements in the marketing arena.
He graduated with distinction in Electrical Engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology and has an MBA in marketing from the Indian School of Business.
SVP & Chief Technology Officer
Rahul Joshi is the Chief Technology Officer at Movate. Rahul specializes in shaping innovative technical strategies and executing plans that help clients solve critical business problems. He has two decades of experience building innovative and cutting-edge enterprise IT solutions in the digital, cloud, security, and customer support domain, leveraging analytics and artificial intelligence.
Under his leadership, Movate has created new organizational capabilities, including new platforms and innovative solutions poised to generate a steady revenue stream. These solutions have enabled Movate to win new deals and rave reviews from industry analysts and customers alike. Under his guidance, Movate Innovation Labs has transformed Service Delivery across all service lines with award-winning solutions under “CSS EDISON™” and “CSS CONTELLI™” brands.
Prior to Movate, Rahul held multiple leadership roles at Infosys. He was associated with Infosys for over 17 years and last served as the Head – Research and Development for Cloud, Infrastructure, and Security Services Practice.
Rahul holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Nagpur University.
SVP Sales & Solutions - Support Services
Sid Victor heads the sales and solutions division across Customer Experience Management & Enterprise Support Services at Movate. He has 17 years of experience in the IT industry, all of which has been with CSS. He is responsible for hunting new logos, providing consultative expertise for clients and internal stakeholders, pipeline generation, business and services transformation, identifying and creating forward-looking solutions and developing innovative differentiators in support.
Sid started out in his career as a tech support engineer at Movate and grew through the ranks owing to his acuity in customer experience, driving new accounts across geographies with fervor, a strong sense of intrapreneurship and his passion for technology.
Sid holds a bachelor’s degree in visual communication and is a certified COPC Registered Coordinator and a Six-Sigma Green Belt recipient. His love for tech pours into his personal life as well, making him an early adopter of new technology.