Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Gautam is Co-Founder and CEO of The Smart Cube and is responsible for setting the firm’s strategic direction globally. He has 20+ years of management consulting, venture capital and industry experience in Europe and the US.
Prior roles include Corven Partners (London), A.T. Kearney (London), as well as Mitsubishi Motors (India) and Cummins Engines (US). Gautam has an MBA from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, USA, and an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Bombay, India.
Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer
Omer Abdullah is Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer for The Smart Cube. He works with Procurement and Strategy leaders at global organisations, transforming their teams to become value-driven and insight-led.
Omer has more than 30 years of management consulting and global corporate and industry experience across North America, Europe, and Asia. His prior roles include A.T. Kearney (North America), Warner Lambert (USA), and The Perrier Group (Asia-Pacific). Omer has an MBA from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, USA, and a BBA from the University of East Asia.
Chief Financial Officer
Gavin is responsible for financial strategy, management and accounting for all companies in The Smart Cube group, as well as international taxation, treasury and investor relations. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, Gavin worked for the Walt Disney Company and for UK public companies before focussing on growing entrepreneurial businesses. Gavin has extensive experience in financial and business management in industries including software, technology and hospitality.
Chief Marketing Officer
Ruth is responsible for strengthening The Smart Cube’s brand worldwide and overseeing the development and execution of the company’s marketing strategy. She has more than two decades of global marketing and communications experience gained across Europe, the USA and Asia.
Prior roles include SunGard Financial Services and disruptive start-ups such as Opower and Mambu. Ruth holds an undergraduate degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Kent at Canterbury.
Chief Operating Officer
Gaurav is responsible for managing operations globally including the delivery team, and the technology and shared services functions. He is also a member of the Board.
This is his second innings with The Smart Cube, and in his previous role, he spent 7 years growing the strategy, consulting and procurement capabilities for the firm. Prior to this, he worked for Fidelity Investments, where he led analytics and digital teams, and was part of their flagship GMA Leadership Programme. Gaurav holds an undergraduate degree in finance from Delhi University, and an MBA in Marketing.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Sushma brings two decades of leadership experience overseeing human resources and talent management. Her expertise in people development, behavioural and leadership training, talent management plays a strategic role in the development of the employees and business growth.
Prior to joining Sushma was the Talent Director at MSL GROUP, where she was a member of the Executive team. It was under her stewardship, MSL GROUP ranked 5th in the Professional services companies category among the Best Companies to Work in India list for the year 2014 & 2015.
Chief Information Officer
Dheeraj, with more than 20 years of application development experience, is leading The Smart Cube’s ongoing technology transformation. Dheeraj is helping the company to put technology at the heart of the business, and accelerate existing process automation.
Prior to joining The Smart Cube, Dheeraj held senior roles at Dataflow Group, Max New Life Insurance, Infosys and GE Money. Dheeraj holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the University of Pune and an MBA from the University of Delhi.
Chief Solutions Officer
Prerna owns the strategic direction and development of the Solutions portfolio at The Smart Cube based on customer needs, market dynamics and internal innovation.
In her 13+ years with The Smart Cube, Prerna has excelled at various challenging roles in project delivery, client relationship management and business development across India, the UK and Europe. She has experience in design and deployment of custom research and analytics solutions for strategy, marketing and procurement teams of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies in the pharmaceuticals, food & beverage and manufacturing sectors.
Chief Data Analytics Officer
Sudeepta, an analytics thought leader with more than two decades of experience in Business Intelligence and Analytics for large organisations, is responsible for driving The Smart Cube’s Digital, Data and Analytics operations.
In his previous roles he has led multiple Business Intelligence and Analytics COE functions and has extensive experience in setting up analytics ecosystems from scratch. In the past, he has worked with Vodafone Idea, Nielsen, Aditya Birla Group and Tata.