Bharat Khatau - Chairman
Bharat Khatau is the founder, Chairman and CEO of Trigent Software, a global software services company with clients in US, Europe and India. To date Trigent has developed or contributed to more than 100 software products in the market for small and large clients, and also developed patented products in the semantic internet space.
Prior to that, Bharat was a co-founder and CEO of Better Software Technology, developing software products for the high volume PC software market. Since 1982, Bharat ran an IT and engineering consulting company Covid Systems providing specialized factory automation services to large and small companies such as DataGeneral, SpecTran, Proteon, Champion Spark Plugs, Thinking Machines, Compaq Computers, Levolor, etc. Before that he worked at GTE Laboratories (now Verizon) and for a specialty high performance computer company.
Bharat holds MS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and B. Tech Degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology.
Jayesh Khatau - Director
Jayesh Khatau is currently a board member and responsible for Trigent's financial operations, support systems and facilities.
Jayesh has about 35 years of experience in the industry. Prior to Trigent, he ran a successful consulting and application software company, developing and implementing ERP, logistics, production management software for the Indian industry and providing software services to U.S. clients. His clients included companies from engineering, discrete and process manufacturing, with sectors such as automobile, tyre, yarn/textile, chemicals, fertilizer, food processing, logistics, pharmaceutical, cement etc. He started his career at Morarji Chemicals, Bombay in the financial and systems areas. He was responsible for automation of operational and financial processes, controls at both factories and the headquarters.
Jayesh holds BSc. from Bombay University & MBA from State University of New York, USA.
Gurmeet Singh - Director
Gurmeet Singh is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years experience in financial management, strategy planning, corporate planning and venture capital investments.
He was a founder of an Asset Management Company, Marigold Capital Services Ltd in 1996 as a joint venture with the Mariwala Group. He started a Venture Capital Fund, Marigold Mezzanine Investment Fund and headed this fund for 12 years. During this tenure, he has reviewed more than 250 start-up proposals and invested in 10 start-up companies in the Software and Technology Industry.
Prior to this, he was running a very successful independent management consultancy firm for a period of 8 years from 1988 to 1996. His clients included well reputed companies such as Zee Telefilms, Rosemount India, Marico, Kancor Flavours and Jayant Agro.
Currently, Gurmeet is serving as a Senior Board Member and is actively involved in the corporate and strategy planning of companies such as Trigent Software Ltd., Marigold Capital Management Ltd., Conscript HR Advisors Pvt. Ltd., and G-Plus Management Services Pvt. Ltd.