Board of Directors
Pradip P. Shah
S. B. Ghia
Mr. S.B. Ghia is a non-executive Director of Sonata Software Ltd. He is a Director in Alkyl Amines Chemicals Ltd and Futura Polyesters Ltd. He is a member of Audit Committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Chairman of the Stakeholders Relationship Committee and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of Sonata Software Ltd. He is also a Chairman of Audit Committee and member of various committee in Alkyl Amines Chemicals Ltd and Futura Polyesters Ltd.
He holds a B Sc. Degree (Chemistry) from Bombay University and holds a MBA Degree from USA.
Viren Raheja is a non-executive Promoter Director of Sonata. He is a Director of several companies: Asianet Satellite Communications Pvt Ltd., Innovassynth Technologies (India) Ltd., Hathway Cable and Datacom Ltd. etc.
He holds a Bachelors degree in commerce from Mumbai University. He has passed all 3 levels leading to the CFA charter and has an MBA degree from London Business School.
Ms. Radhika Rajan is a non-executive Independent Director of Sonata Software Ltd. She is an Executive Vice President with DSP Investments, the umbrella company of the Kothari family Office in Mumbai, India. The Kothari Family Office portfolio comprises of Indian securities, fixed-income, corporate paper and loans, and some angel and private equity investments. Previously, Ms. Radhika was a President of TCG Advisory of the TCG Group, New York. In this capacity, Ms. Radhika conceived, set up, structured and managed the operations of TCG’s offshore Indian Equities Funds for 7 years. Prior to joining the Fund in 2003, she advised TCG and several other private equity groups on various companies and proposed investments in the US-India corridor. Ms. Radhika Rajan is a US citizen and long term resident of New York who relocated to India a few years ago. She has focused on India as an investment destination since 1999, when she became the New York based Executive Vice-President of Mphasis. Prior to Mphasis, Ms. Rajan worked as a global macro proprietary trader at Chemical Bank (now JPMorgan) Itochu, UBS, Bank of America, and Bank of Montreal where she created and managed several profitable trading structures. As a global macro trader, she traded and took proprietary positions in a range of currencies, cash and options, and in interest rate and commodity futures and derivatives. Ms. Rajan holds an MBA degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and an MSc. (Physics) from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai. She was a National Science Talent Scholar through her Masters’ degree. She is a Charter Member of TIE Tristate USA.
Mr. Sanjay Asher is a non-executive Independent Director of Sonata Software Ltd. Mr. Asher is a qualified Chartered Accountant, a commerce and a Law Graduate. He is a Solicitor admitted to Bombay Incorporated Law Society. He is a Senior Partner at the law firm M/s. Crawford Bayley & Company. He specializes in corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and capital markets.