Neeta Goel and Satish Goel founded Newt Global in October 2004. Since then, the company has grown internationally, with a management team that represents some of the most experienced technology and business professionals in the industry.
Neeta Goel, President & CEO
Neeta has more than 25+ years in the IT industry. Her IT experience spans Telecom, Entertainment, Technology, Education and other industries. She has led strategic initiatives in capability development; including setting up an R&D center for IT application teams. She also developed new processes for technology identification and training to keep IT forces at cutting edge of technologies. As part of global consulting team at NIIT, she was instrumental in setting up delivery center in Philippines.
Her technical savvy is impressive, but her passion is people. In work she has collaborated cross-functionally and cross culturally having worked on teams located in Japan, Singapore, India, America, and the UK. Neeta is well-known for her work in Verizon's Information Technology Organization. She acted as lead architect for the end-to-end design for broadband ordering application platform for Verizon's FiOS initiative. She also managed programs for many product launches of pricing and ordering systems for enterprise and small business at Verizon.
Neeta holds a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from MREC, Jaipur (Now MNIT); and a master's in business administration from FMS, Delhi University, India where she was awarded a gold medal.
In her personal life she was instrumental in setting up a Math Circle in the Dallas Metroplex to cater to the educational needs of students hoping to compete in events like the International Mathematics Olympiad.
Her personal interests range flying (she is a certified pilot), mountaineering (she has completed a Himalayan expedition), photography, and traveling.
Satish Goel, COO
Satish has 28 years of experience in executive leadership, leading marketing initiatives for high value technology services and heading large delivery organizations.
Most recently before joining Newt Global, Satish led Consulting, Offshore Development, and Business/Knowledge Process Outsourcing at Automation Image, Inc. During his 5 year tenure, Satish contributed to the growth of the company by establishing a significant number of new clients and by increasing the company revenue several times over.
Before joining Automation Image, Satish led the marketing and program management teams of the Business Solutions division at Siemens, managed large infrastructure projects in the petrochemical, fertilizer, power and chemical industries.
Satish has a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi University, India; and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University, India. He was double gold medalist (Overall Top Ranking Student) in his master’s program.
Satish is an active member of Scout Troop 700 in Dallas, TX. Previously he was declared a President's Scout in India. He has been on various Parent-Teacher-Student boards in the Coppell School District where he lead an initiative to bring senior professionals to schools to provide guidance to students in choosing a career and give them exposure to "work" life.
Clifford W. Carr, Associate Vice President
Cliff has a long history of leading multinational corporations into new markets and brings to the Company nearly 30 years of sales and management expertise specializing in technology solutions. He is a proven leader that is well-known, well-respected individual with a strong track record in driving growth and innovation in information technology.
A stellar performer throughout his career, Carr has broad sales management experience in working with Fortune 500 companies, successfully exceeding revenue targets and achieving multi-million dollar sales growth for companies such as EMC/Data General Corporation, NCR Corporation, HCL Technology and MAI Basic Four.
Cliff grew up in Maryland and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Baltimore, with a major in business.
His personal interests include investing in the Dallas Real Estate Market, as well as watching his children grow up.
Divakar Mishra, Director - Marketing & Account Management
Divakar has over 18 years of experience in IT specializing in Account Management, Project Management & Business Analysis. He is PRINCE2 (Project Management in Controlled Environment) certified & PMP trained professional and highly competent in design, development and deployment of technology strategies and policy. He having worked for CMMi Level 5 companies and having handled large projects for fortune 500+ companies brings in strong knowledge of development methodologies and life cycle of projects and products. He has worked extensively in US and UK in his earlier assignment and has managed team across time zones and globe.
Divakar has been with Newt Global since 2010 and has been very instrumental in consolidating Newt Global position with existing clients, build and enhance the business relationship and at the same time capitalize on the business potentials with prospective clients.
Bhaskara Venkata Janakiram, Associate Vice President & Head Of India Operation
BVJ has 15+ years of experience in software application development and support, out of which about 7+ years in Program / Delivery Management. He is Instrumental in defining and setting up the process driven mechanism to improve productivity. Throughout his career he has effectively led project team for which he has received several appreciations from clients and top management within the company. He is having Insightful experience in project management activities including, project scoping, estimation, planning, finalization of functional / technical specification, resource administration and Quality management of the projects. He is deft in planning, managing and executing projects, developing technical resources, hardware, software & solutions for greater value addition and increased margins. He has successfully delivered several (Overseas & Locally) projects & product on various platforms under verticals of BFSI, Healthcare & Manufacturing. His matured Knowledge Transition process was greatly appreciated by clients. He is Six Sigma certified (Black Belt) Ex-PMP, ITIL certified, Agile Scrum Master, Master of Masters.
Mohit Gurnani, Director - Marketing & Account Management
Mohit Gurnani has been with Newt Global since early 2011. Besides being a top performer in developing his accounts, he also doubles as solution-sales and pre-sales lead, marketing analyst and resident Presentation Expert. He has a natural flair for technology that comes from 11 years of experience as a marketing manager, product engineer, business analyst, and project manager at Infosys, IBM & AT&T before he joined Newt Global.
He holds an MBA from McCombs School of Business at UT Austin and Bachelors in Electronics & Communication Engineering from Amravati University, India.
At various points in his life, Mohit has been a competitive table tennis player and trivia quizzer. These days he spends most of his free time exploring the sights and flavors of Dallas.
Dhiren Kumar Kamboj, Director - Talent Acquisition
Dhirendra Kumar Kamboj has been with Newt Global since 2009. He has 14 +years of Experience in the field of Recruitment, Manpower Planning, Resource Allocation, Compensation & Benefits, Organization Development, Employee Engagement and Retention. Dhiren is a proactive leader and a good thinker with a proven track record of streamlining workflow, evolving effective organizational procedures and creating a teamwork environment to enhance productivity innovatively. Dhiren is an effective communicator with good presentation skills. Dhiren has extensive experience to work for startups as well as for CMMi Level 5 companies.
Sushil Saha, Director - Marketing and Account Manager, India
Sushil is responsible for managing large enterprise accounts including Verizon India. He is responsible for the qualitative as well as quantitative growth of the engagement and overall client delight. Before coming to Newt Global, Sushil has worked for 8 years in various leadership roles in large multinational companies including Tata Consultancy Services and Syntel Inc in India and the USA for global clients such as Bank of America and American Express. Sushil holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from NIT Calicut and a MBA degree from IIM, Lucknow.
Prof. Padmakumar Nair
Dr. Nair is a clinical professor at the School of Management, University of
Texas at Dallas (UTD) and is the Academic Director of The Leadership Center there. He is an accomplished researcher, professor, mentor and management consultant. His research and teaching interests include organizational performance, leadership, entrepreneurship and organizational change and consulting. He has taught, consulted, researched and conducted executive and leadership development workshops in the US, India, Japan, the Netherlands, China, UK and South Korea, in companies such as Ericsson, Texas Capital Bank, Citi Bank, Hitachi, NEC, Kao, Alcatel-Lucent, Compucom, Genesys Labs, Pfizer etc. Dr. Nair holds a Ph.D. from the University of Twente, the Netherlands, and a Doctor of Engineering from the University of Tokyo. He has published more than 50 papers in internationally recognized, peer-reviewed journals and has also been invited to speak at several international venues.
Prof. Usman A. Ghani
Prof. Usman A. Ghani is an Adjunct Professor at the School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). Prof.Ghani is a Fortune 100 executive, distinguished by his record of developing powerful board policies and business strategies for a variety of industry leaders, including Royal Dutch/Shell Group, Exxon Mobil Corporation, McKinsey & Company, HP, and many others. He serves key leadership roles in CEO coaching, corporate strategy, organizational development, and business sustainability, as well as has led cross-functional, multi-cultural, core business-process teams. He is also responsible for advising the leadership team of Newt Global to strengthen their capabilities in result-oriented business operations.
Prof. Ghani undertook graduate education at Harvard and MIT. He holds Masters Degrees from the Sloan School of Management, and a Bachelor's in Engineering from NED University.
Prof. Jeffery Hicks
Jeff is Director of Corporate Programs in the Executive Education group, School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas. His publications and ongoing client work are focused on helping clients ‘get along’ in continuously changing environments, by making use of relational and social constructionism, sense making, and pragmatism. Jeff brings 15 years of business consulting experience with Price Waterhouse, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Lansdowne Consulting and IBM, involving primarily business strategy and organizational change work for clients in North America and across Asia. Before joining UT Dallas, Jeff was Lecturer in the School of Management and Governance, University of Twente, in the Netherlands. Prior to that, he was global lead for the design and delivery of learning programs for the Organizational Strategy practice of IBM’s Global Business Services division. Jeff holds a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from California State University, a Master of International Management from Thunderbird, a PhD in Organizational Studies from the University of Twente, and is fluent in Japanese.
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