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BOARDS OF DIRECTORS

Bhavesh C. Bhagat, CGEIT, CISM (LION)

– Board Member, Global Emerging Technology Institute
– Chairman, Confident Governance
– Board Mentor, Mach37 CyberSecurity Accelerator
– NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors) Board Fellow
– Global Keynote Speaker & Expert on Governance & Risk  Management

Summary

Global Governance & Risk Expert, inventor of Governance as a Service® platform and qualified International Finance Specialist with two decades of experience as an Independent member of and consultant to Boards of Public and Private and family-owned companies in a diverse range of Industries.

  • Bhavesh C. Bhagat is Chairman of Confident Governance and Board Member of Global Emerging Technologies Institute. Confident Governance is GEW 50 Award winning Social Cloud Governance company delivering the assurance of safe and sustainable Governance-as-a-Service® for Enterprises of all sizes. He is also Chairman at EnCrisp, an INC 5000 privately held global leader in enterprise solutions for Governance Risk and Compliance.
  • Bhavesh is a Board Director with extensive Professional experience and significant executive Leadership accomplishments in Entrepreneurship, Business and Philanthropy. Board service includes serving as Founding Board Member at CSA’s Federal Cloud Computing Security Center of Excellence, Independent Board Mentor and Advisory to the next generation of security startup founders at Mach37, Member of Board in the ASUG Maryland/DC chapter focusing on effective and well managed usage of Enterprise IT platforms from SAP and Board Member at Global Emerging Business and Technology department at ISACA.
  • Chairman and Founder of the angel investment firm Arneva Capital Partners guiding early stage ventures interested in tapping into Corporate, Environmental, Green Technology and Social Governance.
  • He is also a Professional Global Speaker on Emerging Technologies, Governance, Cyber-Security and Risk Management. Keynote and subject matter speaker on diverse subjects such as; Global Business and Corporate Leadership, Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship, Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Fraud, Cyber security, Security Convergence and Compliance.
  • Bhavesh has completed his MBA, International Finance & MIS · (1995 – 1997) from American University – Kogod School of Business and BEng., Electronics Engineering · (1989 – 1995) from University of Mumbai.
Ramesh D. Maisuria – Board Member, Global Emerging Technology Institute

– Board Member, Global Emerging Technology Institute
– Board Member, Upasana Charitable Trust
– Proprietor, R M Consultancy

  • Ramesh Maisuria is the Proprietor at R M Consultancy, a global hub of Emerging Technologies like Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT) and Cyber Security. R M Consultancy provides GRC (Governance Risk and Compliance) applications built on world’s number 1 Cloud Computing platform Salesforce.com to Organizations worldwide in industries such as healthcare, technology, public sector, pharmaceutical, medical device, high-tech manufacturing, energy, financial services, manufacturing, etc.
  • Ramesh has served as Associate Director (Information Systems & Technology) for 30 years, overseeing Development and maintenance of Software applications for the global Market Research Company A C Nielsen that provides Retail Audit insights for number of Consumer Products / Pharmaceuticals/Consumer Durables categories.
  • Ramesh is also a Board Member at Upasana Charitable Trust, a non-profit Organization and Hostel (Operational from the year 2008) that supports promising Information Technology and Engineering Students.
  • With 40+ years of experience as a Director and Proprietor for IT and Research Companies, Ramesh brings to the table his experience in Emerging Technologies, Software Innovation and Data Analytics. He has been actively involved in Training Workshops and Seminars to provide young IT enthusiasts with awareness and Education on Emerging Technologies like Cloud Computing and Salesforce.com.
  • Ramesh has completed B.Sc (Mathematics) and B.E (Electronics) from the M.S University of Vadodara
Dr. Rameshchandra G. Kothari(Board Member, Global Emerging Technology Institute)

– Board Member, Global Emerging Technology Institute
– Vice President, Upasana Charitable Trust
– Ex. Dean, Faculty of Education & Psychology, The M S University of Baroda
– Ex. Vice Chancellor – Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat
– Member of Advisory and Editorial/Academic Boards of many Educational Institutes

  • A Prominent Mathematician, well-known Educationist and Academician, Dr Rameshchandra G Kothari carries with him more than 4 decades of teaching as well as administrative experience in the field of Education and Research.
  • Dr. Kothari had been associated with Faculty of Education and Psychology , The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda for many years as a Lecturer, Reader, Professor and Dean of the Faculty. He has also served full term as Vice Chancellor of “Veer Narmad South Gujarat University” at Surat.
  • During his tenure, he has guided 25 Plus research scholars for their Ph.D degree, evaluated 200+ Ph.D Theses as an External Examiner.
  • He has delivered more than 500 expert Lectures in the field of Mathematics, Research and Education in number of Universities , autonomous as well as government bodies. He has published 250 Plus theoretical and conceptual Research papers.
  • Has authored number of books in the fields of Education and his contribution in the development of Mathematics curriculum for the school is noteworthy.
  • He has received number of awards for his contribution and achievement in the field of Education and Research.
  • He has been sitting in the advisory Committee as well as a Board member in number of Educational Institutes / bodies in and outside Gujarat.
Mihir Mehta – Board Member, Global Emerging Technology Institute

– Board Member, Global Emerging Technology Institute

  • Worked as Dy. General Manager (Information Technology) at Panasonic Battery India Co Ltd, Vadodara.
  • IT Consultant having rich experience in Pre-Sales, Project Management, Infrastructure management, Software Quality Assurance, IT Strategic Planning, Training & academics.
  • Visiting Faculty at a prominent Engineering College affiliated to GTU, teaching MIS, Software Engineering & ERP to final year students.
  • Member, Expert Committee on IT at Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara.
  • Serving as an external examiner (Industry Representative) for MCA VI Semester Course at Gujarat University since the last many years.
  • Worked as a “Consultant” to a college affiliated to Gujarat University to help the students of MCA VI Semester for Project Work & VIVA.
  • Senior Member of Computer Society of India attached to Vadodara Chapter, served as a Member in the Executive Committee for two terms, as a Treasurer for two terms, prepared and published Baroda Chapter e-News Letter for one year. Currently serving as Vice Chairman cum Chairman Designate.
  • Imparted training to Trainee Programmers in COBOL, Systems Analysis & Design and to fellow colleagues in User Departments in dBase / Foxpro, MS Office, E-Mail, Intranet & Internet Usage. Also on SoX and Information Security implementation. Prepared curriculum, study materials, Question Papers etc. for the Training.
  • Guided a large number of MCA Final semester students for a full semester, live projects, for the last many years.
  • Well established, highly ranked Technical Writer on Upwork (www.upwork.com).