Co-Founder and President
Lalit Bakshi is the President and co-founder at USEReady. He is the driving force behind USEReady's success. Lalit actively oversees the operations, finance, and investments at USEReady. He is a serial entrepreneur with many successful ventures under his belt. In his 24+ years of experience, apart from co-founding USEReady, Lalit has founded a capital markets services firm. He also headed a Wall Street based professional services firm where he was responsible for scaling green-field venture for India Delivery and Operations center. Alongside his role at USEReady Lalit is Member of the Board & Strategic Advisor to Vypak Consulting (New York) and is a partner at Partner Silver Spring Capital Management (New Jersey)
Co-Founder and CEO
Uday Hegde is USEReady’s Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer. He provides oversight to USEReady’s consulting engagements along with strategic technology initiatives. With over 17 years of rich industrial experience, Uday has driven USEReady to grow remarkably since inception. Prior to founding USEReady, Uday led the alternative risk IT team at Credit Suisse architecting. He headed several initiatives that enabled risk analysts to perform near real-time analysis of asset management business including alternative products such as hedge funds, liquid and illiquid products and private equity. Uday holds a Masters in Information Technology from IIIT, Bangalore and a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Mysore.
Monte Montemayor has been selling in the technology industry for over 25 years with successful careers at IBM, Microsoft, Tableau etc. His experience lies in managing firms such as Nike, Levi Strauss, McKesson etc. While working at Tableau, Monte has learned to “See and Understand Data” and has learned the art of telling stories with data. He also owned and operated a Kickboxing & Pilates studio for about 9 years. He has served on the Board of Directors for Operation Home Front WA, Matter of Truth Ministries, and the International Ballet Theater. Along with a 1° Black Belt in Shudokan Karate, Monte is a certified Kickboxing and Pilates Instructor and is currently studying Shaolin Kung Fu. He enjoys any form of entertainment that requires speed and precision teaming.
Bob has over a decade of experience in the Information Technology solutions industry, providing accurate assessments and improvement strategies in a variety of areas. He specializes in sales strategies, coaching sales and recruiters, and successful development of major accounts. At USEReady he adds value in building centers of excellence in analytics, governance, network infrastructure and security, for our customers. He enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, and woodworking. Robert says that he is competitive in nature which is a result of him playing lacrosse at the high school and college level.
Chief Technology Officer
Anand Vadul is the Chief Technology Officer at USEReady and is responsible for developing the technology vision for the company, fostering cross-company initiatives and collaboration. Prior to this, Anand worked at New York Life Insurance Company as Corporate Vice President where he defined and implemented collaboration architecture. Anand has authored numerous papers in the field of Computer Science, Data Analytics and BI Governance. Anand has a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Telecommunication from University of Mysore, and Master of Science in Computer Science from Pace University.
Arun brings over 19 years of Information Technology industry experience to the company. Previously, Arun worked as Head, Workforce Management (WMG) for the Analytics and Information Management (A&IM) group at Wipro Technologies, Bangalore. He was pivotal in setting up the WMG chapter for Wipro in the North American region. Arun has a Bachelor of Engineering in Electricals from Bangalore University, certifications in Academy of Customer Excellence (ACE) from Harvard University, and Delivery Excellence certification from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
Director of Human Resources
Christine has been working with USEReady since October 2012. With over 6 years of experience in Human Resources and administrative management, she initially supported HR and Finance functions for the company. Over the past 3 years her career path has been focused in HR. Some of the HR functions that she manages at USEReady currently are employee compensation and benefit, immigration, performance, compliance, safety and company sponsored activities. Christine enjoys music, yoga, hiking, cooking and spending time with her family.
Head – Human Resources, India
Suchithra is the Head of HR at USEReady looking after the HR operations in India. She is seasoned HR professional with more than a decade of experience having worked in multiple, cross functional roles with a passion for connecting with people and a strong service orientation to ‘internal customers’, promoting ethics at work and leading by example. She has worked with companies like Ruckus Wireless, WinWire Technologies etc. in her past. Suchithra holds a Master’s in Business administration with a specialization in Human Resources and Post-graduation in Travel & Tourism. She loves traveling, listening to Music and has keen interest in acts of Philanthropy.
Alan has 20+ years of experience and has recorded consistent success in providing technology solutions and services to Fortune 500 as well as mid-sized organizations. Alan’s specialty lies in established repeat business based on strong client satisfaction to retail, insurance, financial services, education, medical devices and manufacturing organizations. His interests include spending quality time with his family and staying fit. He is a gym, biking and sports lover alongside his enthusiasm for technology. Alan is an electric and bass guitarist who also loves reading, playing golf and watching films.
Client Territory Manager
James has over 20 years of experience in sales having worked in account management, client relations and business development roles for several large global corporations. He holds a major in criminal justice and a minor in psychology from Monmouth University. James got into FBI but his plans changed once he got a taste of sales and marketing. He lives in NJ with his wife and two daughters. He is an avid sports fan (go Blue) who was a 3 sport athlete and a Division 1 baseball player in college. Coaching his daughters, traveling, soccer, softball and basketball makes him happy.
Strategic Client Partner
Jerice graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and has spent the last 4 years within Business Intelligence & Analytics working with best-in-breed technologies like Bime Analytics, Tableau Software, Dell Boomi, Alteryx, AWS and more. “Working as a Tableau and Alteryx partner, I’m constantly fascinated with the actionable insights and how these tools shed light to the businesses we support,” says Jerice. She is interested in seeing the progression of IoT, AI, and NLP. Jerice is an active soccer player, wake surfer, and loves to spend time with her dog Ryder.
Jacquelyn graduated from William Paterson University with a degree in Professional Sales. She went on to start her career in sales and since then her main focus has been providing the best professional advice to all her clients. At USEReady Jacquelyn helps customers succeed with data! Her specialty lies in Self Service BI, BI Management, SaaS, Cloud solution and her passion is to build relationships and bringing customers new innovative ideas and creative ways to grow through data analytics. She enjoys traveling, working out and meeting new people to network with.
From the city of bridges, Pittsburgh, Nick moved the New York metro area for an opportunity coaching at the Division 1 level. He says he took a leap of faith into the business world with hopes of managing teams at one point. Nick’s professional experience has varied from experience in SAAS to managing consultants within the technical space. His overall goal is to enhance the efficiency of his customers while providing a strong partner for the future. Nick is a Die-hard Steelers fan and a competitive powerlifter. He also likes to be identified as an avid fisherman. #GoSteelers