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Krishna Iyer, CEO

 

Krishna Iyer comes with a rich and diverse background in IT & process consulting. Educated as a Chartered Accountant, Krishna holds international certifications in software quality & english communication.

Prior to co founding Zen Test Labs, Krishna worked as a quality manager with Kanbay Software (now Capgemeni) where he worked with clients such as CitiFinancial, HSBC, IBM, GE, etc...

At Zen Test Labs, Krishna drives the sales, marketing, business development and finance functions. He also plays a critical role in developing the culture with his background as a behavioral trainer.

In addition to being a young and budding entrepreneur, he also happens to be a prolific speaker and author. Krishna has diverse interests ranging from Software testing, CMM consulting to soft skill training, spirituality and NLP (neuro linguistic programming).

 

 

Mukesh Mulchandani, CTO

 

Mukesh Mulchandani is a technology aficionado with significant experience in the Banking & Financial Services sector.

Before co founding Zen Test Labs, Mukesh worked with MNC’s such as Kanbay & Capgemini consulting (formerly Capgemini Ernst & Young) where he has served Fortune 500 companies such as Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch. Over those years, Mukesh has created and implemented diverse automation frameworks for key projects. He has also been instrumental in evaluating and creating test strategies and played a critical role in designing functional automation process at an enterprise level.

In his role as CTO of Zen Test, Mukesh heads the Software Quality Services delivery. He is responsible for establishing Zen Test Labs as a key player in the software testing domain. 

Mukesh is Certified Product Consultant on Mercury tools, including WinRunner and QuickTest Professional. Mukesh is a Certified Software Test Engineer from QAI USA and holds a Masters Degree in Commerce from the Pune University.

 

 

Aparna Katre, Director of Strategy

 

Aparna Katre is a senior management professional, a researcher and social entrepreneur responsible for driving sustainable growth at Zen Test Labs.

 

Aparna has successfully led the scaling of Capgemini's Continental European Financial Services Global delivery business. She was a member of the executive leadership team at Kanbay (now a Capgemeni company) wherein she played a critical role in growing the company from a 40 people startup to a 6500 people corporation.

At Kanbay she has managed multiple functions. As the Chief Innovation Officer Aparna led a team of industry and technology subject matter experts to develop and sell offerings to Fortune 500 financial services clients in North America and the United Kingdom. In addition to this she was the Chief Process Officer (CPO) where she implemented a standard global methodology and drove certifications like CMM.

 

Aparna is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Management (candidate 2013) at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. She is researching entrepreneurial behaviors pertaining to the creation and development of social ventures.

 

Aparna is also the founder of educational social ventures for school and college students in the United States and India.