ASHOK K. SAMUEL, Founder, Chairman, President and CEO, brings to SCF over 15 years of business and operational leadership experience in the software industry. A seasoned veteran with an extremely successful record in building profitable businesses, Ashok is also known for his professional ethics.
Ashok is currently the founder and CEO of Bravura Technologies, a leading provider of event management solutions.
Prior to Bravura, he was a Senior Vice President at Indus International, a leading software company in the service delivery management market. Ashok joined Indus upon its acquisition of Wishbone Systems which he founded in 1993.
As President and CEO of Wishbone Systems, he fostered significant strategic corporate alliances and built software solutions to address productivity improvements in service organizations. Under his leadership, the company recorded a significant revenue growth of 300% over the last three years, and expanded the customer base to over 150 worldwide.
Prior to his founding Wishbone Systems, Ashok was responsible for the development of Applied Business Technology's (ABT) Project WorkbenchTM. Project Workbench was a very successful project management software package that sold over 150,000 licenses worldwide.
Ashok received his Master of Science in Computer Science from Baruch College, New York and his Bachelor of Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
In 2004, Ashok was honored as one of "Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business" in the United States, by Asian American Association.