IntelliStride Leadership

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"A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way"

"Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality."

Co-Founder and CEO - APAC: Anuraag Bhatnagar

CFO - APAC, CEO - India: Suresh Wadhwani

Director – Head of Sales: Narasimha Kandade

Key Account Manager- (North India): Parminder Singh

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Anuraag Bhatnagar

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer - Asia Pacific

Anuraag has strong international experience, close to 30 years in Telecom and non-Telecom services. His extensive experience encompasses many industries like Oil and Gas, Telecom, IoT and Building Digitization.

Heading the Solutions and Services Group for Kathrein APAC (including China and India) was his last assignment, where he set up the IoT and Building-digitization businesses. In his previous roles, he has been Head of Network Operations (Managed Services) for Nokia, Head of Services (Turkey, Eastern Europe and Central Asia), and Project Director for the Bharti Airtel pan-India rollouts.

Anuraag has an exceptional strategic as well as an operational background, having led multiple regional and global assignments involving large scale services ramp ups, transformational turnarounds and greenfield operations setup.

With his rich experience, he brings in industry domain knowledge and global business perspective to drive success especially in challenging and highly competitive environments.

He is currently based in Singapore and has lived in Turkey, India and Taiwan.


Suresh Wadhwani

CFO - APAC, CEO - India

Suresh Wadhwani is a seasoned professional with over 34 years of strong finance and business management experience. He has worked with reputed multinational companies such as Nokia, Kathrein APAC, Nokia Seimens, JCB, and Bharti Infratel.

He is an expert in the fields of Finance, M&A, Treasury, Governance, Legal, Commercial and HR functions. His diverse expertise and experience have made him remarkedly insightful. His deep insights and vision are helping IntelliStride scale new heights.

As CEO India, Suresh is responsible for putting together and driving a long-term strategy for the growth of the Company, as well as handling matters relating to operational and service excellence in India. As CFO for the IntelliStride Group, Suresh manages and overseas the entire financial operations.

Apart from this, Suresh is a consulting CFO for a start-up company in Canada. He is also involved in an Angel investing syndicate in India where he actively participates in new start-up investments.

Suresh is a Chartered Accountant and a Law graduate by education.


Narasimha Kandade

Director – Head of Sales

Narasimha Kandade has worked with Kathrein India for more than two decades; of which the last 5 years as 'Director and Country Head'. In this role, he was responsible for overseeing Kathrein’s performance in the entire South Asian market which included India, Sir Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal & Maldives. Working closely with the other leadership in the company, he played a crucial role in ensuring that Kathrein is well positioned in each of these key markets for continued growth.

Narasimha was instrumental in delivering innovative technology solutions in the broad set of key verticals such as Mobile Communication, Broadcasting, Satellite Television, IoT and building digitalization.

He has successfully led sales and solution teams to serve leading telecom companies such as Airtel, Idea, Ericsson and Nokia. With significant contribution to sales, strategic direction and driving operational efficiencies, he is one of the key architects of company’s business growth.


Parminder Singh

Key Account Manager (North India)

Parminder Singh is a seasoned Sales professional with 14 years of proven record of accomplishment in Direct and Indirect sales across diverse geographies of India & Bangladesh for software and hardware solutions selling. Holding a vibrant and social personality with effective communication skills to build strong relationships at all levels; especially CXO’s. Managed more than 150+ accounts spread across the country including Automotive OEMs, their suppliers, consumer goods, Heavy engineering & FMCG. 

Having diversified experience of delivering custom stitched enterprise solutions like RFID based Industry 4.0 IOT/Smart factories solutions, Digital twin, supply chain/logistics, Traffic management solution, Toll Management Solution, ERP’s (SAP), MES, CAD, CAM, CAE, PLM, Simulations & Analysis, along with capital goods and hardware that includes portable CMM, Vison camera systems, 3D scanner, & 3D Printers to Enterprise Customer as well as OEM's.

Possess strong intelligence of market trends & movements within existing and potential clients across industry, having helped many companies to successfully launch their start-ups' businesses and retain a competitive position in the market with the consistent increase in profit margin per year. Recognised for the positive approach to interpret, analyses, and find the right solution for every unique problem with a combination of experience and logical thinking.