Martin Linder

Board of Directors

Martin Linder is the CEO and Founding Partner of Global Partners. He started his career with Goldman Sachs in 2000 and joined Partners Group in 2002, a global private equity and real estate asset manager with current assets under management in excess of US$100 billion. In 2011 Martin joined as Director at Bank Vontobel, one of the leading Swiss banks with a presence in major financial hubs globally. 

In 2014 Martin moved to Dubai and established the Dubai office of an Emerging Markets focused Swiss originated fund manager where he grew assets under management to over US$3 billion.

Martin is an attorney at law with admission to the Zurich courts and across Switzerland and with a Master of Laws degree cum laude from the University of Zurich.

Rohit Tandon

Founder and C.E.O.

An accomplished Founder & CEO with a proven track record of success in the technology industry. As the driving force behind and, I have built and led dynamic teams to deliver innovative solutions in the digital space.

With extensive experience serving on the Board of Directors / Advisors advising multiple startups, I bring a wealth of strategic insights and guidance to help businesses thrive. My expertise in raising Series-B funding from reputable venture capital and private equity firms has fueled the growth of several entities, enabling them to reach new heights.

In addition to my entrepreneurial achievements, I am a recognized pioneer in the blockchain industry. As a holder of blockchain patent, Lifetime Member of Bitcoin Foundation (since 2013) and an Ethereum OG, I have contributed to the advancement of decentralized technologies and their real-world applications by advising multiple blockchain startups.

Prior to founding Elevondata and Chainworks, I was Oracle’s global product strategist and led its North American BI/Technology consulting practice.

Rohit holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering from University of Arizona where he studied with full academic fellowship, and a Bachelor’s in Technology degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi.

Sanjiv Tandon

Founder and Board of Directors

Sanjiv Tandon, founder and member of Board of Directors of Elevondata has total experience of 30 years with deep operational knowledge and track record of building and scaling businesses. He has global industry experience with some of the best Fortune 500 companies in sectors like IT & BPO Operations, IP Development, Software Development & Maintenance, Product Development & Consulting and Business Development.

In his last assignment, he was working with IBM, heading strategic outsourcing operations for India / South Asia. Prior to IBM, he played leadership roles at TCS and Xansa Plc where his areas of specialization included IT transformation, customer relationship management, customer acquisition and IT strategy formulation

Sanjiv is a certified Master Deal Maker which is IBM’s internal program and winner of IBM’s coveted Golden circle award. He holds a B.Tech degree from IIT Delhi and has pursued M.Tech from IIT Kanpur.

Uma Pariti

Board of Directors

Uma manages a strategic portfolio of investments in private equity. His focus areas are clean tech and emerging technologies. Earlier he had a successful career in Demand Planning and Enterprise Applications. Uma has an M.B.A., and M.S. Engineering from University of Arizona.  He has a B.S. in Mining Engineering from NIT Rourkela.  He also holds an SCPM certification in Advanced Project Management from Stanford University.

Megha Mehra

HR & Recruitment

Megha has over 14 years of professional work experience in IT & BPO Industry working for large MNCs like IBM, Sopra Steria and Accion Labs. She has diversified experience in various aspects of a business organization ranging from HR functions such as recruitment and training, resource utilization etc. to business development, quality assurance and Operations.

Megha has done Honors in English Literature from Delhi University and Post-Graduation in Advertising & Marketing from YMCA, Delhi and Master’s in Business Administration from Essex University, United Kingdom. She is currently based out of Warwickshire, United Kingdom.

Gregory Lampshire

Chief Architect

Gregory Lampshire is a senior executive with proven success at solving complex sales & marketing business problems that require integrated business and technical solutions, including, business strategy, analytics and high-performance computing components. He has more than 20 years of experience identifying new strategy/vision approaches and leading large-scale transformation and initiatives. Gregory has held senior level positions at Launchpoint, Knightsbridge, Siemens, HP, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Navigant, Thinking Machines and Shell Oil Company. Currently, Gregory Lampshire serves as the Chief Architect at Elevondata where he advises multiple clients on Big Data Architecture, Data Governance, Data Management AI/ML and Risk Management. Gregory is an advisor to the companies and also, directs work and performs key analysis as needed to make his client’s successful.  Gregory has also published a book with two co-authors titled ‘Business Data Playbook for Analytics & Bigdata (Morgan Kaufman, 2016)’. He earned a BSc in Aerospace Engineering, MSc in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech and a MBA from Georgetown University.

Steven Burns

SVP, Client Success & Strategic Initiatives

Steven Burns is an experienced Management Consultant and Public Policy Consultant with strong analytic and research skills, and a successful track record advising a diverse global clientele on an extensive range of Management and Public Policy issues. Throughout his career Steven has demonstrated the ability to quickly master a wide range of subject matter and concisely present expert analysis in a familiar manner to all levels of the business community.

Steven honed his exceptional written and oral communications skills during 15 plus years in client facing roles at Elevondata and other boutique economic consulting firms where he excelled in gathering requirements, synthesizing complex issues, and delivering legal documents and presentation materials for senior management, senior elected officials, policymakers, academics, and public audiences.

During a multi-year engagement with the Government of Bermuda and the Bermuda Regulatory Authority Steven played a primary role in both developing and implementing the strategies to reform the legal, regulatory, and business landscape of Bermuda’s $250M/year communications industry.

At Elevondata, Steven is focused on ensuring customer success and works on Elevondata’s internal strategic growth initiatives.

Manit Banga

EVP, Global Delivery

Manit is the EVP, Global Delivery, and leads the RPA & Artificial Intelligence practice at Elevondata. He is an accomplished professional with over 20 years of experience in leading large multi geography service delivery contracts for Fortune 500 companies, setting up and managing Global Shared service operations, Leading enterprise wide automation and transformations projects.

Manit last assignment was with IBM GPS where he spent 11 years and handled various service delivery and shared service assignments including setting up of Global Performance reporting Centre of Excellence, leading the India delivery Business Operations office. He is a recipient of number of awards including the prestigious Asia Pacific Leadership Award, the Delivery Excellence award for setting up Costa Rica Delivery and the Torch Bearers of Value, Vision and Mission award.

Prior to IBM , Manit has worked with leading companies like NIIT, Global Telesystems and Cogito technologies in various capacities. Manit is passionate about with working with Data and is associated with Bridge school of management as a learning Consultant for Big Data and Analytics programmes. He is also a Faculty for Northwestern University programme on Predictive Business Analytics.

Kulvinder Reyatt

Managing Director - UK and Europe

With a career that spans >30 years as a specialist outsourcing and business development consultant. Operating at Board level for the world’s largest BPO, outsourcing, digital transformation and systems integration enterprises. Kulvinder has worked with clients from all industry sectors which have included global organisations where he has worked across multiple geographies amassing a wealth of technical and operational knowledge. Kulvinder has also run his own outsourcing consultancy business in the UK since 2010 working with a wealth of clients and service providers.

Dan Meers

Board of Advisors

Dan is a visionary & accomplished management consultant and Information Management executive with success in public and private sector leadership roles in Enterprise Architecture and Business Analytics.

Credentialed and published expert in business process and information management, systems and data integration, and IT alignment.

Currently serving as Finance Data Officer at TIAA CREF. Previously, Partner at Knightsbridge (acquired by HP) and V.P. IT Freddie Mac.

Christopher Wilmot

Board of Advisors

Christopher Wilmot is the Chief Financial Officer of Global Partners Limited.                            

Christopher helped to found and manage a highly successful multi-billion dollar long-only concentrated global equity fund for ADIA from 2006 as Deputy Head of Equity Opportunities. He had a 1-year sabbatical in 2008 to help launch a similar venture in the DIFC called Leebrook Global Investments and before joining ADIA, he spent a year as Head of Research at Sovereign Asset Management in Dubai.

He started his career with Ernst & Young in 1989 before focusing on stockbroking with UBS and WI Carr in Hong Kong and Deutsche Bank in London from 1993 to 2004.

Chris is a Chartered Accountant from South Africa with an Honours degree in Accounting from Rhodes University and he also qualified as a Chartered Financial Analyst.