Our Core Team
Yash Pal Sahni
Mr. Yash Pal Sahni, one of the pioneers of Indian IT industry, is a strategic advisor to Nihilent’s India operations. He is ex-President and COO of Tata Consultancy Services and has more than 40 years of experience in Information Technology and consulting. An integral part of TCS since its inception in 1968, Mr. Sahni was responsible for growth of TCS operations, along with their consultancy operations worldwide.
Mr. Sahni has donned several roles after his stint with TCS, including as Executive Chairman of ALIT, the IT arm of Hinduja Group, Director of iSmart Global, Advisor at iPractice, strategic advisor to GTL among others. He was also on a short assignment with KK Birla group and was involved in the acquisition of a US based company as part of its growth strategy.Mr. Sahni holds an honours degree in Maths and Masters in Applied Statistics. He is ex-President and Fellow of Institute of Management Consultants of India (IMCI). He has attended several senior management development programmes at business schools including Harvard Business School (ISMP).
Prateep Kumar Guha
Advisor, Nihilent Analytics Ltd.
Prateep Kumar Guha is a Bachelor of Technology (Hons.) from IIT, Kharagpur, a Management Graduate from IIM, Kolkata and an MS in Management Information Systems from Northern Illinois University. He has more than 32 years of experience in the IT industry, and has worked with organizations such as IDM, Techonomic Consultants, HCL Ltd., before setting up Nihilent Analytics.
As former Managing Director of Nihilent Analytics (formerly ICRA Techno Analytics Ltd), Prateep has taken several initiatives in introducing new technologies and offerings, which have been instrumental in establishing the company’s credibility in the market. He has built a team that consistently delivers solutions across multiple business verticals in the areas of Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics for large global customers. He is responsible for ensuring that the BI and Analytics practice is well-prepared to help organisations leverage their data optimally, and identify specific areas where Machine Learning techniques can be applied to look into the future. Prateep’s team has successfully executed projects in the Social Media Analytics and Text Mining space as well.
Patrick Quarmby has been the Director of Corporate Finance at Dimension Data Holdings PLC since July 2000. Among many other capacities, he has served as Tax Partner of Ernst & Young South Africa till 1987, Managing Director of Standard Bank in Hong Kong and Director of the bank in London, head of Corporate Finance atSchroders in London, Chairman of Dimension Data Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., Board Member of Tradebridge and Non-executive director of KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd.