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Our Executive Team

The ImpactQA management team is comprised of creative professionals who have strong roots in technology. Innovators at every degree of complexity, from tiny to gargantuan, we create impeccable digital experiences by working together for a common goal.

Founder and CEO
Jyoti Prasad (JP) Bhatt

Founder and CEO

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Jyoti Prasad (JP) has over 17 years of QA and Management Consulting experience in India, US and Europe. JP is responsible for managing the company, formulating and executing long-term strategies, and interacting with clients, employees and other stakeholders.

JP began his career with Polaris Software Labs and spent several years in various leadership positions helping clients like American Express, Toyota, Schneider Electric, JP Morgan, Virgin Atlantic and FedEx. In 2012 he founded ImpactQA after having run an SAT Training Company based out of Scottsdale, AZ.

JP earned a degree in mechanical engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, India.

Prem Phulara - SVP & Head of Testing CoE
SVP & Head of Testing CoE
Prem Phulara

SVP & Head of Testing CoE

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Prem brings over 18 yrs of experience in Software Testing industry with leadership roles at niche product and services companies like RxLogix, 360Logica, Oracle Health Sciences BU,Relsys, Globallogic, Emageon and Syncata.

Prem has extensive experience in managing large scale enterprises including Fortune customers like Microsoft, Target, Pfizer, Novartis, Merck, Bayer, Amgen, FDA and J&J.

Prem is a Post Graduate in Software Technology and System Management and an MBA in IT. He is also Six Sigma Black Belt Certified..

VP - Software Development
John Leo

VP - Software Development

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John brings over 25 years of experience in Software Development, Testing and Program Management. Prior to joining ImpactQA, John managed many large accounts for Virtusa and headed account delivery and was responsible for end-to-end project deliveries for clients like NEC, Hitachi, Titan and MarkitSERV. He also played a key role in driving innovation, strategy at Virtusa and Polaris Software Labs.

John, a certified PMP, holds a Bachelor in Science (Physics) from Madurai Kamaraj University and a Diploma in Business Management from ICFAI University..

Dr. Arvind Sharma - SVP Business Development
SVP - Business Development
Dr. Arvind Sharma

SVP - Business Development

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A dynamic, team spirited, and performance driven engineering professional, Arvind has worked with MNCs and mid-sized companies in India and Europe.

Leveraging his knowledge and experience in myriad roles, Arvind has spent over 30 years in Denmark, Netherlands and Germany. For over 10 years he has been on the board of directors of a German SW development company. His technical expertise led to the invention of two telecom solutions which were awarded European patents.

Arvind earned M.Sc. Physics, M.Tech. Applied Optics & Ph.D. from IIT Delhi, India and an MBA from Webster University, USA.

Manoj Kumar Misra -VP Business Development
VP- Business Development
Manoj Kumar Misra

VP- Business Development

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A hardcore Materials professional with wide experience to convert new and old projects into profit centers. Commercially astute a qualified engineer, with over 40 plus years of experience, Manoj has headed various functions in reputed industries like Larsen & Toubro Powai, Escorts Faridabad, RTIL (Ericsson Licensee), Altos PCL India, Shyam Telecom and Vihann Networks .

With his pragmatic and analytical approach to Sales and Marketing he has helped identifying prospective clients, mapping their requirements and generating business.

VP- Business Development
Marijke Michielsen

VP- Business Development

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Marijke, is a marketing and sales advisor. She was the founder and CEO Protech Benelux 1995 to 2008.

Marijke brings a wealth of experience in marketing of products and concepts, helping several start-ups in launching their products.

She is continuously updating her skills by attending educational courses, she graduated from college in 1982 in marketing and communication and has as recently as 2018 successfully completed a one year diploma in marketing strategy.

Vijay_Kumar - VP- Business Development ImpactQA
VP- Business Development
Vijay Kumar

VP- Business Development

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Vijay brings over two decades of Techno-Business-Consulting experience in organization’s strategy combining digital technologies in various domains. His Capability of creating a transformative vision of the firm by channelling the organization’s energy through eco-system approach has won him laurels on multiple occasions. Vijay has worked with Wipro, EVRY and start-ups in working as part of cross-functional and cross-cultural global teams.

Vijay has done his M.S. from BITS Pilani and a B.Tech. from MNNIT, Allahabad . Vijay is responsible for Business Development at ImpactQA

Uday Bhaskar - VP ImpactQA
Vice President
Uday Bhaskar

Vice President

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Uday is a seasoned executive, with years of experience in Hi-tech startups and publicly traded enterprises. He is currently CEO of Mulya. Mulya’s vision is to assist entrepreneurs to efficiently connect with seed funds and customer opportunities. Uday is involved in Strategic Global Business Development for ImpactQA. Uday has vast experience in recruitment and he was head of recruitment in IPsoft for almost a decade. Being the first employee of IPsoft, he spent over a decade to build and hire over 700+ team during his tenure and was always hands on even being a Vice President in the company. Uday has a degree in Electronics Engineering from NIT, Allahabad, India.

AVP- Human Resource
Shruti Bhargava

AVP- Human Resource

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Accomplished and adept professional with over 13 years of experience in Talent management, Business Partnering and HR Strategies. At ImpactQA, Shruti is responsible for implementing best HR practices to enhance employee experience and morale; simultaneously inculcate discipline, sense of belonging using various HR tools like Employee Engagement, T&D, HRMS and more.

Saurabh Bhardwaj - Development Manager ImpactQA
Development Manager
Saurabh Bhardwaj

Development Manager

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A tireless purveyor of Six Sigma Green Belt and a break-through performer, Saurabh manages every project down to the details, leading development team to always express their best. Trained under the guidance of world’s top corporate trainers, Saurabh is deeply aware of Microsoft Technology Stack, Java, Adobe, Python, etc.

Saurabh brings over 15+ years of rich experience in Product Management and Software Development. He delivered large scale software development projects at multiple start-ups and high growth organizations like HCL, Ebix, Educom, R-system, Magic Software,etc. From being the Development Manager to finally leading the technology vertical, Saurabh crafts digital technologies at its best.

Saurabh holds a Master’s degree in Computer Applications and did his MBA in operations.

Kshitij Sahariya - Sr. QA Manager ImpactQA
Sr. QA Manager
Kshitij Sahariya

Sr. QA Manager

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Kshitij is a technocrat with over 12+ years of overall software testing experience in Test Automation on Web, Mobile and API platforms (Appium, Selenium & Rest Assured) and Project Management at DMI, Tech Mahindra, Headstrong and Sapient. In his current role as Head of Test Automation COE, he will manage client relationships for key accounts and will be responsible for managing solutions, performing POC and pre-sales activities.

In his past experience, he has collaborated with reputed clients in various industries across US and India including Volkswagen, Honda, Samsung, Airtel, Omnicare.

Kshitij holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from U.P. Technical University, India. Apart from work his interest areas include reading blogs on latest technology trends and river rafting.

Praachi Abrol - Sr. QA Manager ImpactQA
Sr. QA Manager
Praachi Abrol

Sr. QA Manager

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Praachi brings over 10 years of Software Testing and Quality Assurance experience. She has worked with clients in various industries across US and India with a focus on software quality assurance, Agile methodologies, QA Consulting. In her current role as a Senior QA Manager, she manages multiple QA projects, manages client relationship for some key accounts along with project deliveries and pre-sales. She started her career with Cognizant in 2008, where she worked with clients like JP Morgan Chase and Lloyds TSB.

Praachi holds a degree in Computer Applications, from Punjab University, India, where she was among the top graduated students of her class.

Marketing Manager
Sana Ansari

Marketing Manager

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Sana is the Marketing Manager and is responsible for growth marketing, brand management and strategic planning at ImpactQA. She is the one driving force for leading inbound sales and forging strategic partnerships. She started her career with CH2M HILL-Halcrow in 2014, as a Graduate Engineer Trainee. Sana has a rich expertise in developing corporate and marketing strategies that boost brand visibility & salience. Prior to ImpactQA, she has worked with a few start-ups like Zolo and Migital. She holds a B.tech degree in Civil Engineering from Delhi Technological University (DCE).

When not building ImpactQA, Sana loves to venture her creative side by trying out her hands in interior designing and painting.

Head - Talent Acquisition
Gaurav Gupta

Head - Talent Acquisition

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Gaurav is a recruitment professional, with overall 13+ years of rich experience in Talent Acquisition. Having expertise in employer branding, manpower planning, sourcing strategies, surveillance audits & compliance. Gaurav has started his career with Okaya Inc. He has delivered the assignments with brands like HCL Technologies & Fiserv India Pvt. Ltd. He worked for Product Engineering Group known as ERS (Engineering and R&D Services) for both lateral & campus recruitments with HCL. With Fiserv, he worked for the overall profitability of processes by reducing salary & sourcing cost along with fast delivery of numbers, adherence to hiring defined SLA’s – contributing to overall process/business revenues. He holds expertise in leadership & niche skill recruitments, he has created process documents for recruitment procedures, background verification, on-boarding & was the author of employee referral & relocation policies with his previous assignments.

Gaurav has earned his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Engineering and holds an MBA degree in HR & Marketing from VMU.

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