Ramesh is a technology evangelist with over 30 years of experience and a successful track record of building and managing technology organizations.
Ramesh started his career in 1985 with HP working on real-time systems. He then worked with Wipro for 6 years on payments systems and equities trading as a Technical Manager for Tandem.
He continued working on the payments and equities trading domain at Indigo Technologies as Director – Technology from 1993 through 1996. Apart from implementing card acquiring network at Siam Commercial Bank, Ramesh headed delivery of an automated equities trading solution(TESA), selected by NASDAQ, Madras Stock Exchange and others as their platform.
He founded Opus in 1997 to cater to the growing needs of the payments industry.
Ramesh has led Opus Consulting from the front, envisioning the business lines, markets and geographies for the company. For the last 20 of his 27 years of experience in the IT industry, he has focused on strategic business management, driving key customer acquisitions and building the leadership team. Ramesh served as the Chief Executive Officer of ElectraCard Services until that business was acquired by MasterCard in 2013. He is now the Executive Chairman at Opus Consulting and is pivotal in guiding the company with customer acquisitions and devising the overall strategy of taking its solutions to the market. An alumnus of the Military School of Jamnagar, Ramesh Mengawade earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
Ramesh is based out of Pune, India. A sports enthusiast, Ramesh enjoys golf and he can be spotted at many a lush fairway worldwide. He loves globetrotting and flaunting his adventurous streak.