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Our Purpose

We are living in a world where everything is faster, quicker, more advanced and everyone across the globe is connected. Yet, people not have enough time – enough time to do things they LOVE the most. We are living in a world of increased complexity and struggle to find time for doing thing people love. We help build software and applications that automate, and facilitate functions of personal and professional lives with the aim to enable individuals to spend time doing things they love to do most.


We work with businesses to help them get closer to their mission of bringing about the change in their respective domains. We codify your mission. We exist for the love of code.

Values We Live By

Honesty, Integrity and Fairness

We are always honest and open with ourselves and our customers. We treat each other, partners and customers with fairness.

Customer Comes First

We exist to make an impact in our customers’ business. We put our customers first for every action we take.

Pursuit of Excellence

We strive to achieve excellence in every aspect of our business catering to our clients and employees. We constantly improve ourselves, our teams, and our services by pushing the envelope.

Collaboration, Team Spirit and Sharing

We support, and inspire one another. The solutions we deliver are the results of our collective efforts.

Our Journey So Far

2000

We embarked on our journey

400+

Our employees with top developers pool

1000+

Clients of all sizes from across the globe

3

Development centers

250 million

Lines of codes written and counting

"Clarion is an extension of our team. They really are part of the DNA of their customer and are emotionally committed to their projects. The ability to connect with this company has changed the way we have optimism for the future."

Jason Lavin

Jason Lavin, CEO Golden Communications

Meet the Team

Ankur

ANKUR AGARWAL

CO-FOUNDER & CEO

Ankur Agarwal is the CEO of Clarion Technologies. He co-founded Clarion in early 2000, with an Entrepreneurial vision of providing software solutions for progressive businesses. 18 years strong, currently Clarion has 3 state-of-the-art centers with 400+ employees and over 1000 clients across the world.

Ankur is an active Angel Investor interested in high tech ventures, combined with his passion for supporting entrepreneurs, led to establishing Clarion Venture Partners in 2011 as an Angel Fund and Incubator for technology start-ups. Through the years he has invested in multiple companies - from food startups, e-commerce companies, social ventures to high-tech consulting.

Ankur is the Alumnus of IIT-BHU and is the Charter Member of TiE Pune (The Indus Entrepreneurs), Indian Angel Network (IAN) and Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO). Ankur strongly believes in empowering people and businesses with robust IT solutions to solve business critical problems, globally.

SWATI AGRAWAL

SWATI AGRAWAL

CO-FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR

Swati Agrawal is the Managing Director of Clarion Technologies. Inherently venturesome, with a vision of providing software solutions to promising businesses, she co-founded Clarion in early 2000. Currently Clarion has 3 state-of-the-art centers with 400+ employees and over 1000 clients across the world and is 18 years strong.

She has an Entrepreneurial Vision and can identify distinctive potential in emerging venues. She is also an Angel Investor with a knack for futuristic portfolios; which inspired Clarion Venture Partners, an Angel Fund and Incubator for technology start-ups.

Swati is an Engineering Graduate from IIT-BHU, Varanasi. She is known to be Data-driven, a Plain-talker and a straight-shooter. Swati is admired for driving initiatives and transforming ideas into expansive and inclusive solutions.

AMIT HIREMATH

AMIT HIREMATH

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Amit is a Strategic Consultant, Thought Leader, Technology Practice Head, Solution Architect, Project Manager and avid Runner – all rolled into one. He sees his role as helping our customers solve business problems using the power of IT and enabling technologies. His 22+ years of entrepreneurial management experience and his background as an Electronics Engineer and an MBA (Finance) gives him a unique tech + business perspective and a practical, problem-solving attitude to go with that perspective.

SUMESH MENON

SUMESH MENON

CHIEF DELIVERY OFFICER

Sumesh is a dynamic management leader with a result-oriented approach, who happens to be an evangelist of new age delivery experience and transformation. In his illustrious long professional journey of 23+ years across portfolios in outsourcing software services, account management, delivery and operations management , he also has an exposure to couple of successful merger and acquisition stories for growth. He has served with distinction, several Fortune 500 clients and global brands across North Americas, Europe and South East Asian regions.


After working in organizations of major repute like IBM, GlobalLogic, Bristlecone (Formerly Mahindra Consulting), at present Sumesh spearheads the delivery function as the Chief Delivery Officer at Clarion Technologies. A firm believer of 3Ts - trust , transparency and team work, Sumesh drives his team towards excellence through his clear motto: Talent wins games, but teamwork and smart work win championships. Such belief of collaboration has helped him not just manage well but bring out amazing results in geographically dispersed, large size teams of 800+.


An MBA in consultancy management from Bits Pilani, and an engineer in electronics and telecom from Marathwada University, Sumesh in his free time, likes to mentor students and budding entrepreneurs.He also loves to play Table-Tennis and Badminton, explore new places and spend quality time with his family and friends.

MADHURA LANJEKAR

MADHURA LANJEKAR

VICE PRESIDENT - HUMAN RESOURCES

As the principal people person at Clarion, Madhura leads talent management, organizational development and employee engagement across the three development centers, while shaping Clarion's culture as a top place to work. She is a visionary and a strategic HR practitioner with over a decade of executive-level experience in Human Resource Management with IT giants including Cognizant, Tata Technologies, and Persistent Systems.


An alum of the University of Pune, Madhura has a solid background in Compensation Design, Talent Acquisition & Management, and Training & Development.She is also a Certified Hogan Assessor and a Predictive Index Analyst

VINOD KUMAR M

VINOD KUMAR M

VICE PRESIDENT - MARKETING

Vinod is a goal-oriented self-starter, marketing maverick and forward thinker with 20 years of practical and proficient in multi-faceted, multi-innovative marketing strategies in the IT/ITes industry; backed by a strong advertising background. He possesses a capability to imagineer and implement Customer-Focused marketing programs and processes - a critical component for corporations. With a diplomatic, diligent and dynamic persona, Vinod ensures that his mission matches the company’s and their clients’ vision.

 

Currently, Vinod spearheads the Marketing function at Clarion Technologies. In his previous organization, Aegis, he steered the Marketing & Communication function through success chapters via power project plans and multitasked in managing the marketing initiatives for corporate and business unit functions across 10 countries. He played a crucial role in accelerating the Aegis growth story with relevant and responsive ‘Digital’ customer-brand experiences and engagements. Previously he has been associated with renowned brands including Havas, Bates, eLitmus and Granton.

 

Vinod, an alumnus of Bangalore University, is an avid reader, sports enthusiast, history buff and a culture connoisseur. He is also a guest lecturer on topics related to Marketing, B2B Marketing, Digital Marketing and Social Media Marketing at leading institutes.

Rajesh

RAJESH SHANBHAG

VICE PRESIDENT - GLOBAL SALES

Rajesh comes to Clarion with a strong background in Sales, Business Development & Customer Management in Start-ups as well as large enterprises, where he has led customer facing roles for over 23 years. Rajesh, an Engineer in Industrial Production from Karnatak University, now forefronts the Global Sales at Clarion. He has spent over two decades in understanding the nuances of client behavior, needs & requirements which have further helped him innovate ways in excelling in customer success.

 

His curiosity about the client’s business model, proactive engagement, tailored solutions and obsession with Customer Success have been the key contributors to his success in all his previous organizations including Tata Elxi, Skelta, Akamai Technologies and Replicon.

 

Besides building and executing strategies to drive excellence in Sales, he loves to spend his time playing Badminton, Cooking, listening to Classic Rock and Travelling.

Advisory Board

ASHISH GARODIA

ASHISH GARODIA

ADVISOR

Ashish is an advisor to technology companies and is also part of the IAN network. He has invested in companies like Fareye, Sensibol, Orangescape, etc. In his most recent role as the Chief Product Officer of tastykhana.in (acquired by Rocket Internet owned Foodpanda), Ashish was responsible for product design, architecture, development and delivery across all platforms. The company scaled to process 6x the number of orders making it an attractive acquisition target.

 

Before TastyKhana, Ashish was the Director of Synygy India and Vice President, Global Information Systems at Philadelphia based Synygy, Inc., where he managed a 180 strong India team and was responsible for global financial reporting, sales force operations, business intelligence systems, and all digital marketing initiatives. Ashish holds a Masters Degrees in Business Administration (MBA) and Information Systems (MIS) from the Katz School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh, USA and a Bachelors of Engineering (BE) from Bangalore University, India.

AJAY HIRASKAR

AJAY HIRASKAR

ADVISOR

As a Mentor and Strategic Advisor for start-ups, Ajay lives by the mantra - "I become successful when I help you become successful”. Through his firm, Success Alchemists, he works with start-ups in diverse areas such as IT services, Industrial IoT, Enterprise Security, Digital Transformation, Ecommerce, Education, Freelance services platform, etc.

 

Ajay wears multiple hats. He is the Governing Council member at the Pune chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), a global non-profit which supports start-ups, Area Director within District 98 of Toastmasters International. An alumni of IIM Bangalore and Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Ajay has worked in the corporate sector in global roles across Sales, Marketing, Training & IT Services. His stints have been in companies like DELL, IDEA Cellular, Reliance Infocomm, Eureka Forbes & The Times of India.

SHIRISH JOSHI

SHIRISH JOSHI

ADVISOR

Shirish B. Joshi is an independent HR and OD consultant to leading corporate and social organizations in India and abroad. Organizations seek his advice in the areas of managerial compensation and knowledge worker productivity. He also works with companies as a facilitator for organizational change. Apart from this, Shirish regularly consults with government, leading NGOs and international donor agencies towards facilitating social and institutional development.

 

An alum of Jamnalal Bajaj Institute, Shirish worked with ONGC for 8 years and later joined Thermax Group in Pune. At Thermax, he rose to become the group HR head and member of the executive committee. Shirish is a visiting faculty at the Xavier Labor Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur, and also the Tata Management Training Centre (TMTC), Institute of Management Development and Research (IMDR) as well as the Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD), all at Pune.

 

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