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EXECUTIVE TEAM

Leadership
is an action,
not a position

Kamal Budhabhatti

Kamal founded Craft Silicon in 2000 & under his leadership, Craft Silicon is recognized as a powerful software house in the BFSI space for emerging markets. From a single office in Africa to development centers and relationship o­ffices in India and USA, Kamal is the driving force behind Craft Silicon.

Today, Kamal continues to follow his passion & vision to position Craft Silicon as one of the best financial technology companies in the world.

Priya Budhabhatti

Priya brings a deep knowledge of process, compliance and corporate governance to Craft Silicon. Under her guidance, the business is anchored in ensuring that every action and every interaction is done in an ethical and professional way. Priya also takes a keen interest in training and engagement to ensure focus on consistently improving employee performance.

Priya heads Craft Silicon Foundation, the social responsibility arm.

Dhimant Shah

Dhimant, as CEO gives strategic direction to Craft Silicon, defining the portfolio of offerings while nurturing a strong leadership team to drive its execution.

Dhimant has over 3 decades of global experience in Fintech services and FMCG, with a strong track record of driving digital transformation for globally recognized enterprises, executing business turnarounds and managing successful acquisitions.

Committed to decisions
Flexible in approach

Siva Kumar

Siva Kumar, CEO-Craft Silicon Asia, brings with him a wealth of experience in Information Technology, Banking, and Microfinance. Siva Kumar joined Craft Silicon, Kenya in 2000 & has held several leadership positions leading to his appointment as CEO.

His astute business acumen & uncanny foresight have been instrumental in creating the Craft Silicon suite of products and services and positioning Craft Silicon India as a strong leader in this domain.

Fredrick Okwaro

Fredrick joined Craft Silicon in 2007 and has held multiple roles in driving projects, account management and delivery management for clients in the Africa regions. Fredrick is responsible for the deployment of all enterprise applications in the Microfinance vertical.

Sujit Saini

Sujit is responsible for financial decision making and providing strategic financial input, while overseeing the accounting process along with playing key role in developing and implementing financial procedures to improve and maintain the financial health of company.

The World is changed
by your example,
not opinion

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Ann Wangu

Ann brings a wealth of experience in the field of transactional business in the banking and non-banking sectors. Ann’s team has spearheaded the acquisition and retention of a global merchant ecosystem of over 3,000 strategic partners, and equally manages our group mobile banking portfolio with over 30 banks.

Always stronger
T.O.G.E.T.H.E.R

Arthur Chege

Arthur heads Bankers Realm Core Banking System, Support and Implementation with a dynamic team that services clients across the globe. He has over twenty years of financial services experience with the last ten years being at Craft Silicon. Arthur has led the implementation of several large Core Banking projects including Absa, Jamii Bora Bank and Paramount Bank.

Arthur Chege

Arthur heads Bankers Realm Core Banking System, Support and Implementation with a dynamic team that services clients across the globe. He has over twenty years of financial services experience with the last ten years being at Craft Silicon. Arthur has led the implementation of several large core banking projects including Absa, Jamii Bora Bank and Paramount Bank.

Pramoda Kumar Sahoo

Pramod joined Craft Silicon in 2004 and has held multiple roles in various projects. He started by working on product development for Bankers Realm for a period of 8 years. Currently, Pramoda is in charge of Mobile banking , Internet Banking and Bankers Realm Switch.

David Meyer

David heads the IT department and governs IT security implementations. He and his team ensure maximum uptime and drive IT automation and security measures within the Craft Silicon IT environment.

David is a certified Ethical Hacker with a history of fraud prevention in the financial sector. With a sharp eye for potential threats, and leadership experience in ITIL and ISO methodologies, David is poised to ensure IT serves Craft Silicon and its clients and partners well.

Archana Verma

Archana brings extensive experience in providing leadership in Quality Assurance activities, Stakeholder Management and Risk Management. She is responsible for heading Craft Silicon's Quality Assurance department and has 14 years of experience in Software testing. Prior to joining Craft Silicon, she was working as Vice President in JP Morgan Chase, India.

She holds a Master of Computer Application Education Degree and is an ISTQB certified tester.

Pramoda Kumar Sahoo

Pramod joined Craft Silicon in 2004 and has held multiple roles in various projects. He started by working on product development for Bankers Realm for a period of 8 years. Currently, Pramod is in charge of Mobile Banking , Internet Banking and Bankers Realm Switch.

David Meyer

David heads the IT department and governs IT security implementations. He and his team ensure maximum uptime and drive IT automation and security measures within the Craft Silicon IT environment.

David is a certified Ethical Hacker with a history of fraud prevention in the financial sector. With a sharp eye for potential threats, and leadership experience in ITIL and ISO methodologies, David is poised to ensure IT serves Craft Silicon and its clients and partners well.

Archana Verma

Archana brings extensive experience in providing leadership in Quality Assurance activities, Stakeholder Management and Risk Management. She is responsible for heading Craft Silicon's Quality Assurance department and has 14 years of experience in Software testing. Prior to joining Craft Silicon, she was working as Vice President in JP Morgan Chase, India.

She holds a Master of Computer Application Education Degree and is an ISTQB certified tester.