Meet our Team

 Mahesh Vinayagam is the CEO and Founder of qBotica.  Mahesh is a Technology industry veteran with over 20 years performing various leadership roles for an outsourcing firm, Syntel Inc. He successfully led the firm’s largest client account for many years helping them achieve significant revenue growth in his illustrious tenure with them. He led initiatives across Digital, Cloud, Robotics and Business Operations. Mahesh possesses a unique combination of experience across Technology, Client Relations, Sales, Process Operations and Business.

Originally from Chennai, India Mahesh graduated with a degree in Computer Science and Engineering from University of Chennai, later doing his Masters of Software Systems from BITS, Pilani. He also attended management training in Harvard Business School.
Bejoe Mathew is VP, Operations & Delivery at qBotica. Bejoe has more than 20 years of experience in managing delivery complex technology and business initiatives. Most recently, he led multimillion dollar client portfolios for Syntel Inc. driving consistent growth and innovative solutions for their clientele. 
 
Bejoe has a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from Anna University. Over the years, he has played several roles in solution delivery and client engagements, enriching his skills and experience. He is an accomplished leader in Digital Transformation, DevOps and Automation for various Fortune 100 companies and has succeeded in driving growth by bringing effective solutions and business agility.  
Hemali Shah is Chief Architect at qBotica. Hemali brings in a rich technical background from her 15 years of experience in the IT industry. She has expertise in architecting and designing enterprise systems in various domains like healthcare, travel and banking. She has completed her Bachelor in Computer Engineering from Mumbai University.  

Hemali has a played different roles right from design, development to technical architecture and  architecture governance in an enterprise. She is TOGAF certified with proven experience in enterprise wide initiatives, migration projects, delivery capabilities, creating frameworks and  architecture landscape models. 

Meet our Board

Yvonne Schneider most recently SVP and group CIO for Global Business Services and Global Commercial Payments for American Express, has been a pioneer of the Automation industry focusing on automation for Travel and Entertainment, as well as Financial Services industries. Yvonne successfully launched and led her startup to acquisition bringing together an exotic combination of Start Up, Automation Technology and Management expertise. 

Originally from Oklahoma and the New Orleans area, Schneider attended Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas, and graduated with a degree in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics. She started her career in the Oil and Gas industry as a systems analyst, concentrating on economic models and simulations utilizing mainframe expertise. Yvonne was also Board of Directors for Houston Food Bank and led Women in Technology interest network in her previous role.
David Desharnais, an award winning Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Product Officer, and enterprise software engineer both at start-up companies and large publicly traded companies in the Financial Services, FinTech, and Computer Aided Design industries. David is SVP and General Manager for B2B Digital and Commercial platforms at a top Fortune 50 company.   David also serves as board director and business advisor to multiple successful startups.

David has been a tech entrepreneur or intrapreneur his entire career, and sometimes referred to as a “geek who can speak”. He is known to be an inspiring and visionary leader able to rally organizations around a cause, and is a big believer in teamwork for sustainable growth