Strategic Advisors

Years of Experience in Advising Technology Startups; Successful Strategists for Global Organizations; Expertise in Identifying Market Trends, Opportunities & Creating Long Term Sustainable Business Propositions

Ankur Agarwal
Advisor, Business Strategy & Market Development

Ankur is an entrepreneur turned venture capitalist who has owned a number of businesses. He co-founded Clarion Technologies Pvt. Ltd, a technology solution provider company, and holds the post of CEO.

Ankur is a Charter Member of TiEPune, and is actively involved with the Indian Angel Network (IAN). Ankur possesses a rich experience in the IT industry ranging from Infosys to eGainCommunications.

He is an Engineer from Banaras Hindu University (BHU). His favorite cartoon is Obelixand he believes we all fell into a cauldron of magic potion, but only a few are able to access that power

Manjit Sandhu
Strategic Advisor & Mentor

Manjit is a coach & mentor for many fast-growth Software services firms across US & APAC. He brings over 35 years of building new businesses across the globe.

He advises Software Consulting businesses on Go-to-market strategy, business development, focusing on the Board-of-advisors, CXOs and Sales Leadership. Over the last three decades he has been conducting Executive and Corporate training and has extensive experiencing in training people in multiple continents.

Manjit has co-produced several workshops on Gender Based Sales and Leadership with Dr. John Gray, author of the global best seller "Men are from Mars & Women are from Venus".

Gaurav Mehra
Venture Partner

Gaurav is the Managing Director & co-founder of Saba India. He’s played leadership roles at Saba since its founding days in 1997, to its listing on Nasdaq, to its growth journey into a $150 Million corporation with 2200 customers and 31 million users.

Today, Gaurav is on the Board of Innovation-driven companies like Saviant, Candy Cane Club & Digital Cues. He is now a Venture Partner with Kaizen Private Equity, India’s first private equity fund focused on India’s $86 billion education sector. He is an active Angel Investor, with a strong interest in innovative cloud-based business models and products, mobile platforms, as well as new ways of content consumption and utilization.

Gaurav holds BS and MS degrees in Computer Science from Stanford University. He also holds patents for a number of technologies developed at Saba.

Saviant at a glance

Saviant is the preferred Data Analytics & Intelligent Solutions partner for leading Asset-intensive and Field-force driven Enterprises across industries like Energy, Utilities, Logistics & Construction. We are the trusted Technology Advisors and Implementation Partners for their strategic initiatives around Data Analytics, IoT, Cloud & Mobility. Our teams enable intelligent actions & accelerated business outcomes for our customers across the globe, by defining their Technology Roadmap & Implementation Strategies.
Saviant is a Microsoft Gold Partner for Cloud Platform, Data Analytics, Application Development & Xamarin Premier Consulting Partner.

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