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Creating a company marked by excellence and value creation requires a steady, seasoned leadership team. Highly experienced and innovative individuals make up our AuthBridge leadership. Together, the team stands committed to effectively harness and direct resources at AuthBridge to meet our commitment to the highest level of service delivery.

                       

Ajay Trehan,

Founder & CEO

Ajay Trehan is a pioneer in modern background screening process outsourcing. He founded AuthBridge in 2005 and has built the company into a leading authority on background check management in India. Today, AuthBridge is a quality-driven, best practice company, delivering proven business impact risk advisory solutions to top draw clients, including Fortune 500 organizations.

Ajay’s perspective on the importance of risk assessment and mitigation drives AuthBridge’s culture of innovation and commitment to excellence. His passion for best standards in service and customer engagement has seen the company measure up to global quality benchmark, including ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 certifications.
A visionary leader, Ajay has been critical to AuthBridge’s success and growth. While he is actively involved in formulating strategy and execution across the entire screening process lifecycle, Ajay also participates in guiding AuthBridge’s clients on Total Security Management – a risk advisory initiative of AuthBridge. Under his leadership, AuthBridgeis steadily growing into a leading risk advisory organization in India.

Before turning an entrepreneur, Ajay had a distinguished career with ICI India where he held leadership positions in operations and sales. His ability to recognize new business opportunities when markets and technologies are in transition also prompted him to co author CORE BPO, a business process outsourcing company that specialized in providing Business Process Outsourcing to the UK Real Estate Industry.

Beyond the confines of AuthBridge, Ajay is actively involved in advocating the need for responsible hiring practices in today’s high-stake business environment. As an authoritative voice, he addresses various thought leadership forums to make sure the importance of risk management over damage control is clearly understood. Ajay holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi. He is also a certified ISO 9000 auditor.

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Vivek Punekar,

Chief Operating Officer

 


Vivek Punekar joined AuthBridge as Chief Operating Officer in 2015. As COO, Vivek is responsible for ensuring AuthBridge’s Delivery and Client Servicing scale up given the organization’s aggressive future strategy & growth trajectory. Vivek is responsible for ensuring that the four pillars of People, Processes, Technology & Clients are solid, secure and scalable. Innovative solutions, the hallmark of AuthBridge, will be the foundation for all his initiatives.

Prior to joining AuthBridge as COO, Vivek served nearly 30 years with HCL Infosystems. He held a number of senior leadership positions in various functions from Systems Support, Sales to Strategic Initiatives Group under direct supervision of HCL founder & Chairman, and in 2002 was appointed CHRO of HCL Infosystems. He was also the brain behind the launch of EPAT [Empowered People Action Team], including Women Empowered PAT to build HCL as the Employer of Choice for Women.

At a time when AuthBridge prepares for its position as Global leader,  Vivek brings in three decades of worthy experience that will anchor and catalyze AuthBridge's foray into newer growth segments across the geographies.

Vivek obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Electronic engineering from University of Karnataka in 1985.

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Anil Dhar,

VP, Client Servicing

Anil is responsible for overseeing the growth of the company, by focusing on, all efforts associated with business development and program execution for better understanding of AuthBridge's offerings among its target audience. Additionally, he manages the sales support function, including the request for proposal response process. His charter also includes the exploration of new and innovative solutions for clients in pre-employment background screening domain.

Anil's ability to build and maintain relationships with key corporate decision makers, establishing high profit accounts with excellent levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty qualify him to lead manage the sales and marketing function at AuthBridge.

At AuthBridge, Anil brings in more than a decade of leadership experience covering a wide range of portfolio that extends from Corporate and Industrial Selling to Direct Selling to Dealer Networks. He is a seasoned professional with acknowledged skills in building customer support organisations and managing cross-cultural business practices.

Prior to joining AuthBridge, Anil served in a French Multinational as Business Manager, providing high-end CAD/CAM technology solutions.            

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Raviraj Singh

VP,Operations

Ravi heads Operations for AuthBridge and in his role deftly manages the various components of employee background screening, AuthBridge’s core product and also handles delivery of all associated products like AuthLead, Due Diligence of Vendors, Business Partners & Investment Risk and Investigations. Ravi from the start has been part of the think-tank at AuthBridge and worked closely at automating and constantly evolving the processes for higher productivity. He donned the Operations hat in 2012 and has since consistently devised process enhancements using a smart blend of analytics and technology towards a lean production environment. With these changes, Ravi has taken Operations at AuthBridge to new heights.

With a keen eye on the kind of talent that needs to be hired as the dynamics of each function keep evolving, Ravi excels in ensuring the operations environment is agile and displays intense customer focus.

A graduate from Indraprastha University and a Qualified ACCA professional Ravi has worked with GE Money before joining AuthBridge in 2008.

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Board of Advisors

img-ceo_thumbRajan Kalia Co-Founder, Salto Dee Fe Rajan Kalia (Former Director HR, Max New York Life Insuarnce) is an expert consultant in the areas of Organisation Transformation.

 

 

Arunav Banerjee, President & Chief Researcher SOIL Innovation BoardArunav Banerjee is currently the Director-Executive Education at SOIL.

 

 

Mr. O P Chhatwal has the distinction of being seasoned professional deep-domain know-how in matters relating to fraud.

 

 

Niraj Kumar is a Partner in the New Delhi Office, with nine years of standing at the bar.

 

 

Samir Kapur has more than 13 years of experience in corporate communications and strategic planning.

 

 

Subinder Khurana (Ex-VP, Cognizant & President, Millennium City Society) is an IIT Delhi graduate with over 20 years of professional experience in building organizations and entrepreneurship.

 

Certificates & Recognition

We expect all at AuthBridge to:

  • Treat customer first and focus on customer satisfaction
  • Honour all commitments
  • Deal with people with dignity, fairness and respect

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