Vikas Kapoor, Chairman & CEO, founded Mezocliq in 2012. He brought together a team of experienced executives who understood the limitations of enterprise technology in addressing new business opportunities, and set out to create a new approach. Vikas inspires an innovative culture at Mezocliq where individuals are encouraged to ask why and challenge the status quo.
Vikas brings extensive leadership experience in the IT industry. He was CEO of iQor, a managed services provider of customer engagement and technology-enabled BPO solutions. During his tenure, InformationWeek ranked iQor one of the top 30 innovative technology companies in the US. Vikas also served as CEO of Delano Technology and Walker Digital, an incubator for priceline.com and other internet start-ups. Vikas comes from the consulting industry where he held leadership positions at McKinsey and was a cofounder of the Mitchell Madison Group.
Vikas holds a BA from Princeton University, an MA in Philosophy from Harvard University, and an MBA from the Harvard Business School, where he graduated as a Baker Scholar. He is a Trustee of the Newport Festivals Foundation, board member of the Metropolitan Opera, and member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is an avid squash player, an amateur architect and landscape designer, and a vigorous wine enthusiast.
Parikshit heads the Delivery Organization which is based in the US and India, and is responsible for client implementations of Mezocliq’s adaptive cloud software for Asset Management & Life Insurance.
Prior to Mezocliq, Parikshit spent six years at iQor with Vikas. As head of Product Management and Project Management, he led the implementation of its Next-Gen platform. Parikshit began his career with GE in various roles including Operations, Training, Project & Process Management and Quality Assurance.
Parikshit received his BA from Delhi University and is Six Sigma Black Belt certified. He is actively involved in his local community, is an avid cricket and tennis player, and a fan of Bollywood movies.
Saurabh is the Chief Financial Officer of Mezocliq. He is responsible for all aspects of funding and finance operations. Apart from his primary responsibilities, Saurabh gets involved in all aspects of Mezocliq where a new function build out may be required. His diverse experience across all aspects of business operations is fully utilized here at Mezocliq.
Prior to Mezocliq, Saurabh was US Controller & VP Finance of iQor where he built the central finance function & internal accounting system. Earlier, Saurabh managed Asia Finance operations at Webhelp Inc, a Microsoft company.
Saurabh holds an FCA & CPA from Institute of Chartered Accountants. He is a foodie and loves to play scrabble.
Baskar leads Platform Engineering at Mezocliq. He is responsible for the architecture, design and delivery of the underlying platform that powers Mezocliq software.
With 20 years of experience in software engineering, Baskar brings extensive knowledge in the areas of application development, big data technologies and distributed systems. Prior to Mezocliq, he was VP of Architecture at iQor where he led several initiatives including development of a unified desktop, master data management, data tools and a single customer view.
Having earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from University of Madras (Salem), Baskar is comfortable tackling complex problems. Outside of work, he enjoys woodworking and gardening.
Abhilash is the Head of Infrastructure and is responsible for the design, build and operations of Mezocliq’s cloud infrastructure.
Abhilash is an accomplished technology professional with extensive experience designing strategies and implementing large, complex technology initiatives. He has expertise in the areas of cloud computing, application development, performance engineering, IaaS, IT automation, virtualization, distributed storage, and big data. Prior to Mezocliq, Abhilash was SVP Architecture at iQor where he led the infrastructure team. Abhilash has also worked at Cognizant and EMC Consulting.
Abhilash holds a BE in Computer Science Engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology (India). He is an avid sports enthusiast and loves to travel.
Vijay leads the Support Organization and oversees maintenance, testing and monitoring of the Mezocliq Software. Earlier, he was the head of UI development and assembled an experienced team of UI developers, implementing an innovative approach to render the UI purely with configurations.
Prior to Mezocliq, he was senior delivery manager at Cognizant Technology Solutions where he oversaw the delivery of large client engagements. He also worked for i2 Technologies, Exeter Consulting Group and Cambridge Technology Solutions. With Cambridge Technology Solutions, he consulted with financial services organizations and was involved in the development of web-based trading platforms.
Vijay holds a B-Tech degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur (India) and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad (India). He has a keen interest in various genres of music and is an avid guitar player.
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