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Meet The Team:

Abhay Dasari

Abhay Dasari

Founder Director

Abhay Dasari – is the Founder Director of 18North a young IT Services Organization. He has 20+ years of experience in IT services Industry in Tier-1 Companies like Cognizant, Swisscom IT Services (Switzerland), Patni (now part of Cap Gemini) across India, North America and Europe. This experience was mainly servicing customers predominantly in Banking and Financial Services Domain and as well in Airlines, Manufacturing domains. The progressive roles Abhay played were of Programmer, Developer, Technology Lead (all @ Patni), Business Representative, Solution Architect, Program Manager (all @ Swisscom, Switzerland), Head of Presales (@ Cognizant). Abhay has Master’s degree in Computer Science from Pune University, India. On other track, Abhay ran several half marathons a single full marathon and these days he combines gentle running with yoga. Know More +


Padmanabh Girgaonkar


Padmanabh (Paddy) is our Consulting CTO with 11+ Years of Industry Experience in Technology Architecture roles . Paddy is a natural mentor and brings highly proficient full stack architectural and developmental technology capabilities as J2EE Architectures, JSP, Servlets, Spring, Ajax, JBOSS, XSLT, Ant, Scrum, OOps, XML, Hibernate, jQuery, Junit, Oracle, Eclipse, EJB, Design Patterns, Cloud (AWS), Sun Certification, TomCat, Agile Scrum

Deepali Phadake

Deepali Phadake

UI/UX Design Strategist

Deepali is a UI/UX Strategist and our Consultant with 17 years of Industry Experience and associated with us in this endeavor. Her main skillsets in UI/UX are: User Experience Design, HTML, CSS, CodeIgniter, WordPress, AngularJS, Information Architecture, Graphic Design, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Responsive Web, JavaScript

Pratiksha Gupta

Pratiksha Gupta

Business Analyst

Pratiksha is BE Comp Science 2011 batch and MBA in Finance with distinction from reputed universities. She is highly dependable and responsible for functional aspects of the engagements and looks after Customer Communication. An admirable blend of Business Analysis, Customer Relationship and Project Management capacity



Technology Lead – Mobile (Native and Cross Platform)

Sanjivani holds Master’s degree in computer science (MCA) from 2013 batch and in addition advanced diploma from “Centre For Development of Advanced Computing CDAC”. Sanjivani is key member of team of Hybrid and Cross Platform App development with high proficiency in Titanium Appcelerator. She understands various Javascript Frameworks and has knowledge of the technologies as Node.JS and Angular.JS, ASP.NET, C#, Ajax and SQL Server, Oracle. Sanjivani is highly dependable in terms of new learning’s and timely and thoughtful deliverables.


MVL Consulting Private Limited

Institutional BFS Domain and Information Security Partner

A boutique firm in Pune is a leading consulting, training and advisory services company. They provide regulatory, domain, compliance and IT security solutions to large multinational banks financial institutions, banking regulators, IT companies. Founded in 1996, its core areas are: Banking | Information Technology risk and security management | Business assurance and performance improvement | Risk and compliance of legal, regulatory and contractual obligations | Implementing global standards | Financial management, tax compliance management and tax advisory services | Project finance and loan syndication