Leadership Team

Prat Gupta

Prat Gupta

Founder and CEO

prat.gupta@bursys.com

Prat founded Bursys in 2005 and has built a premium outsourcing business specializing in Information Technology, Engineering Design and Manufacturing. He has been active as a Virtual Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to Bursys’ global clients, providing strategy direction and re-architecting legacy software into contemporary solutions that enable full interconnectivity between industrial facilities and enterprises.

Prat received his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, India and his Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering with a focus on Structural/Computational Mechanics from the University of Kentucky.

Prat has been a Software Architect and consultant for over 20 years. He served as Manager of Advanced Web Technologies at Deloitte Consulting Group, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at eCommLink, a financial cloud software company, and Senior Architect at Sapient Corporation. During his consulting career, he has worked with major clients including Compaq Computer, Pennzoil, Reliant Energy, Pacific Gas & Electric, Anadarko Petroleum, Autobytel, and Scholastic. Prat understands the dynamics and challenges of both large and small corporations.

Prat has frequently played an important role in the transformation of his client’s businesses by utilizing cutting edge technologies. He was the founding team member of Job Vision, the AutoSys visualization tool, which was acquired and later sold by Computer Associates. As a senior architect for web technologies, he was instrumental in transforming Compaq Computer’s eCommerce website in 1999. More recently, Prat has been instrumental in architecting and implementing mail & package sorting software for an equipment manufacturer, thereby enabling the company to gain leadership in the industry.

As a thought leader, Prat has co-authored several papers, been published internationally in journals including the American Society of Civil Engineers, and he has presented at various international conferences.

Prat’s appreciation for superior engineering extends to his garage, he is a high- performance car enthusiast.

Shivpal Kaundal

Shivpal Kaundal

Product Manager

shivpal@bursys.com

Shiv is the Product Manager & IT Project Manager responsible for leading implementation efforts of FieldEquip’s product features and functions in alignment with customer needs and requirements.

Shiv holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology and has extensive experience in leading and managing software application projects throughout the complete lifecycle. He has extensive experience with software product development and understands the challenges associated with releasing software as a product. For over 12 years, Shiv has worked closely with customers across North America and Europe and is proficient in business analysis, defining software requirements, and leading development and implementation teams. He has worked with offshore development teams in North America, Europe and India leveraging his skills as a scrum project leader and agile project manager.

In his spare time, Shiv loves to spend time with his family and traveling to new destinations.

Sumeet Aggarwal

Sumeet Aggarwal

Director Product Development

sumeet@bursys.com

Sumeet is Director of Technology at Bursys and is based out of Bursys’ India office and is responsible for leadership of all software product development projects. Sumeet has more than 15 years of extensive global experience in the management of large software development projects.

Sumeet holds MS (Computer Science) from Auckland University, New Zealand and MBA from the Punjab Agricultural University, India Prior to joining Bursys; he worked at various software companies in Asia-Pacific. Sumeet has a track record of successfully building best-in-class software development teams for globally distributed products. He oversees technology projects involving various aspects of innovation, strategy, technology and execution.

He is a member of several industry associations and technical committee of professional Institutes in India.

In his spare time, Sumeet enjoys reading books, gardening and some time playing Golf.

Ken Cohen

Advisor

ken.cohen@bursys.com

Ken is a senior executive with extensive leadership and management experience. He has led the growth and development of a number of technology and software initiatives across a wide variety of companies and industries. The common thread throughout the span of his career has been helping people and organizations navigate new learning, processes, and technology needed to both create and manage innovation disruptions.

Ken’s skills include strategy development and implementation, business development and consultative sales, finance and accounting, funding, legal affairs, operations, human resources and technology solution development and deployment.

Ken works across a broad spectrum of industries and applications, assisting both entrepreneurs and established companies with corporate strategy, operations management, and growth initiatives. He provides strategy and due diligence advice to investors, private equity firms and investment bankers and also serves as a fractional executive.

Ken earned a Bachelor of Arts at Lake Forest College and did graduate study at Harvard University and Bank Street College of Education. He is a performing musician and a high-performance car enthusiast.