Leadership

Deepak Gala
CEO

Deepak Gala is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Logixal. Deepak has over 18 Years of industry experience in driving and delivering mission critical system solutions for global clients in the areas of ecommerce and direct banking. Deepak’s vast experience with Oracle Financial Services Software ranges from being the solutions architect to leading teams for product release efforts for their key internet banking relationships. His earlier work experience was with Wells Fargo Bank and Tata Consultancy Services.

Deepak drives the business strategy and focuses on building new markets. He strongly believes in partnering with clients to build a long term mutually beneficial relationship. He has a strong vision and an innate capability to conceptualize and visualize innovative solutions for clients.

Deepak holds a bachelor's degree from Mumbai University.

 

Uttam Gadkary
Executive Vice President – EMEA Sales

Uttam Gadkary, is a senior London based professional and manages Logixal’s business in Europe, Middle East and Asia (EMEA). In a career that spans over three decades, Uttam has shaped sales strategy, developed capabilities and built up teams in all the major markets. His work experience spans extremely successful organizations like Wipro, Citicorp Software, i-flex solutions and Oracle Financial Services Software; especially during their early entrepreneurial phases. Prior to joining Logixal, Uttam was Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Oracle Financial Services Software’s European Subsidiary and VP of Global Sales Operations and Business Development.

Uttam’s client driven perspective and global experience are core elements of his approach to managing both software product and service businesses. Building on his strong insights into the market place, he continues to be a stakeholder in the evolving onsite-offshore delivery model and understands how client organizations perceive risk and demand value. He is enthused by the potential for further innovation in business practices as well as in harnessing disruptive technologies to upgrade client business models.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from College of Engineering, Pune and a Masters degree in Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute, Mumbai.

 

Gaurav Deshpande
Associate Vice President - Banking

Gaurav has over 15 years of industry experience with organizations like Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd. During his stint with Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd, he has handled various positions like Solution Architect and Delivery Manager for clients across Eastern Europe, Russia and CIS.

Gaurav brings the expertise of having delivered and implemented internet and mobile banking solutions across retail and corporate banking customer segments. He has valuable experience in project execution as well as people and customer management.

He has a mechanical engineering degree from Pune University.

 

Saleh Poonawala
Senior Manager

Saleh has over 16 years of IT experience in different domains like e-Commerce, Banking, Risk Management and Warehouse Systems Management. Before Logixal, Saleh has worked with Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. and Pragati Software Pvt. Ltd.

Saleh has successfully implemented various projects involving multiple technologies and has worked with customers across the globe. He has a lot of experience in people management and process management.

Saleh has a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from Mumbai University.