Balkrishna Bhakre is a Civil Engineer by profession, has vast experience of 25 years as a successful business person in the diversified fields including Real Estate, Fertilizers and Hi-Tech industry. He completed his bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering in 1987 from prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College, Aurangabad, India. Balkrishna Bhakre, popularly known as BB is a visionary and is always in pursuit of new avenues to succeed.
In his illustrious career of 25 years, no matter what sector, he is building his business, he has a passion to provide unique experience to his customers, extremely conscious about the quality of products and services that his venture has to offer and always motivates his teams to innovate and strive for better and not become complacent.
Laxmikant work for the development of Local Market in China for EKC Brand products, as well as support and develop nearby markets through Exports. Get Plant equipped and ready for challenges received from the sales team in terms of Local and export contracts. Work with CP Industries (USA) closely as a sister company of the group to help them market their products in China and also explore new products and designs to be brought into China EKC plant for manufacturing in a phased manner.
Laxmikant also worked with PTS Motors, which is one of the few China-based manufacturers of mid range displacement power vehicles, specializing in out-of the box products of International performance. It is a 100% export focused company catering to overseas customers and importers of scooters, motorcycles and ATVs and has exported more than 300, 000 vehicles worldwide. Reported to the CEO and led a team of 25 multinational professionals in managing export sales, acquiring new customers, developing vendors for trading and OEM businesses, contract manufacturing using existing resources and coordinating design of new products by an Australian company.
He was also part of a LML Limited as Sr Manager Assembly and Testing. LML manufactures scooters and motorcycles for domestic and export markets.; Managed a team of 110 and looked after assembly of engines meeting production, quality and cost parameters. Supported R&D in developing new products by coordinating various tests at the engine test facility. Coordinated with Service department to resolve field issues. Was responsible for team building and enhancing competencies through training and development.
Manisha is originally from Aurangabad, India, where she completed her bachelor’s degree in Electrical Electronics & Power Engineering. She began her professional career in the academic field and from there went on to serve with a NGO with various programs for empowerment of rural woman and development of watersheds.
She then moved to and stayed in China for 10+ years where she was actively involved in community and service activities. From conducting “Bhagawat Geeta” Classes for all the age groups to being one of the coordinators of a Sunday cultural school Gurukul, where she used to give lessons on values and DiSCiplines to children of various age.
Moving back to India, Manisha and Laxmikant join their family business Deven Group and incorporated with other founding members, the new technology vertical, Deven InfoTech Pvt. Ltd. Her role in the company is to manage and guide the HR, Operations and Admin departments. Holding her principals at utmost importance, she is ever dedicated to empowering employees to provide value additions in their line of work.
Aniruddha brings over 15+ years of broad Software Architect and Engineering leadership to Deven InfoTech, with design and development expertise across multiple technology platforms. As an experienced software architect providing solutions for a variety of platforms, Aniruddha has worked closely with the US Federal Government, US Postal Service, US Internal Revenue service (IRS), and Northrop Grumman leading implementations of customized products and reporting framework from concept to customer delivery.
Aniruddha is Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) and has successfully lead numerous projects worth of millions of dollars, by applying Agile Methodology, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) methodologies, J2EE technologies, cloud technologies.
Aniruddha is an Oracle Certified Master, Java EE 5 Enterprise Architect and TOGAF 9.0 certified, and brings an extensive domain knowledge of IT standards used across the US Government, Healthcare software solutions and commercial sector.
A distinct achiever highly accomplished and motivated with proven and consistent track record of building, leadership, resourceful problem-solving.
A graduate in engineering and alumni of C-DAC (ACTS, Pune), Lalkar has over 20 years of experience in Electronics and IT industry including around 18 years in IT. His expertise is in driving all aspects of quality throughout the software development life cycle using various techniques and methodologies. Being creative, energetic and result oriented with proven competencies in Quality Service Delivery, Team Development, Program and Project Management, Process Design, he has successfully created and maintained relationships with overseas and domestic clientele across broad range of business verticals. He is poised to contribute to growth in all functions of the business enterprise, where he works.
1. Have played an instrumental role in a company growing from a strength of 40 to around 4000 employees (Leading the QA from less than 10 to over 1100).
2. Played instrumental and strategic role in defining and executing complete SDLC/STLC processes.
3. Worked closely with fortune 500 clients including Google, Symantec, Dell, HSBC, Electronic Arts, Microsoft, etc.
4. Was accountable for success/failure of QA horizontal in the organization.
5. Onsite experience as Engagement Manager (2 years) for company’s largest account.
Happily married to Trupti, he is settled down in Pune along with his wife and beloved children Ira and Ved. He is a nature lover and feels good when he is able to help people around both, professionally as well as personally. He feels sad when he sees natural resources are not conserved.