EMBRACE THE NEW WAY
Digital, analytics, AI & Machine learning are taking over industries in a big way. The key for organizations to succeed is either upgrade or perish. The fin-tech products in the Ascent ecosystem have revolutionized the operations and quality standards of many leaders in the banking, finance & allied industries.
With a deep understanding of the global economy and markets, Ascent ensures that our clients stay ahead of the seismic changes brought by the rapid development of cutting-edge fintech. We enable this through a host of different innovations, leveraging our considerable expertise in the worlds of machine-learning and AI.
We also strive to stay invested in our clients’ requirements by not only providing digitally disruptive products to suit their myriad needs, but also through diligent diagnosis and analysis of pain points on a client-by-client basis. This achieves both operational excellence and assures them a remarkable degree of savings.
Our products are built on proprietary software designed & developed by experts with over 200 years of cumulative experience & expertise.
Technologically revolutionizing the fintech industry through digitization, automation & optimized business operations making organizations cost efficient & process oriented.
Developing & deploying world-class innovations dynamically aimed at resolving multiple challenges that organizations face today.
PEOPLE BEHIND THE TECH
Founder & CEO
Best known for his dynamic leadership, Kundan Shekhawat, CEO of Ascent Technology Consulting is responsible for steering the company to where it is today.
Raised in a humble family and disciplined military background, he is a down to earth visionary with deep rooted values.
He has wide experience in financial services & extensive expertise in Product Development Engineering, strategy & P&L management. With a career spanning 18+ years, his vision was the one that carried Ascent through its successive stages of growth.
A passionate entrepreneur, Kundan’s determination built the organization with a focus on constantly enhancing competitiveness, profitability, customer focus, partnership, branding, corporate values & governance.
Prof. Viney Sawhney
Chairman of the Board
An ex-Citi banker, Viney possesses a large amount of experience in retail & commercial lending. With past entrepreneurial experience, he drives Ascent in terms of strategies & scale-up challenges.
With a Master of Science in Management degree from MIT’s Sloan School of Management, he is currently a finance professor at Harvard University where he has appeared several times in the Dean’s list as a Distinguished Professor.
Co-founder – Director
A dynamic & versatile individual with several years of experience in a variety of fields, Nandini is an effective leader with distinguished abilities in end-to-end process management, motivating team members, & resolving a variety of different escalated issues.
Skilled in conceptualizing initiatives that enhance process efficiency, her proven skills in team management & a variety of other fields set new parameters of achieving both business & individual goals.
Vice President – Product & Operations
With 14+ years of experience in a variety of different industries ranging from banking to IT services, Subhash possesses a skill for both practical & innovative solutions that has brought a range of skills & attributes to Ascent.
His areas of expertise include:
- Project management
- Implementing tolls that help growing businesses
- Cash outflow mitigations
- Ensuring maintenance of value-adding methodologies
A crucial driver of both internal & external operations of the company, the MBA-holder in Finance & Marketing manages an extensive network of channel partners, operational teams & sales staff.
Vice President – North America
A seasoned IT Risk Professional, Nitisha has over 15 years of strong management consulting experience and expertise in IT risk assessment & remediation planning, information systems & compliance auditing, IT security architecture review, and business continuity management. A prior Big-4 Advisory Manager, Nitisha has worked with Fortune 500 companies and is skilled in leading and delivering successful client engagements across different technologies. She has traveled extensively across North America & Asia Pacific providing auditing and advisory services across diverse industry segments such as Banking, Finance, Energy, IT and IT Enabled services.
Nitisha holds a Masters in Information Technology from Symbiosis International University. She is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) by ISACA and a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) by IAPP. An effective leader with proven abilities in managing diverse teams, Nitisha believes in people collaboration and technology innovation.
Advisor to the Board
An international leader in the financial management space, Shantanu Ghosh adds value to Ascent with his deep knowledge & experience. His cross-functional & multidisciplinary expertise forms a strong support for our growth. His proficiencies have helped him achieve:
Financial Leadership with Management at board, bank, international and country level.
Board memberships in IdeaSpace Solutions, ING Financial Services, Bharat Overseas Bank and Lokkur Investment Advisors Private Limited
Banking Experience of 38 years including roles as Country Head Retail/SME/ASBU Banking in ING Vysya Bank
– Execution of 10 large Mergers (as Board Member, COO, Head of Integration and Advisor)
Siddharth Kohli is a Chartered Accountant, a Company Secretary and a Corporate Lawyer by profession. He has in the past worked with organisations like EY, IFCI and RBI. He has been a consultant to the World Bank and has worked extensively on development projects across the South Asia region. He has led financial and strategic transformations in early to mid stage companies by bringing together corporate best practices and strong governance models. He is an expert when it comes to investor relations and related transaction advisory.
LEADERS IN FINTECH
- Best Financial
- Mr. Kundan Shekhawat
Best Entreprenuer –
- IT Innovation Of
The Year (msme)
- Worlds Best Brand –
Brands & Leaders
- Most Innovative
Solution Of The Year