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Team

Management Team


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Sudhir Gurudatt Pai, Co-Founder & CEO

Sudhir Pai is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Global Value Add, Inc. He founded GVA in October 2008. Sudhir believes that success comes only if objectives and goals are defined by proper planning followed by a thorough and detailed implementation which strictly adheres to timeline and SLAs defined during the planning process. His vision is to see GVA in the list of top 10 Professional Tax Services & Business Consulting firms and become one of the most sought-after providers of Business and Individual Taxation services internationally.

Sudhir has over 18 years of experience in the Finance, Tax and accounting fields. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the State of Texas & Colorado, Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) from ICAI India, Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), and Enrolled Agent (EA) admitted to practice before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

An outgoing, proactive accounting professional, he brings particular strengths to the area of informal business consulting, working closely with business owners and managers to analyze their operations and devising practical solutions for their needs. His extensive experience in the area of personal and business tax planning, helping individuals, and owners of closely-held businesses (S corporations, C corporations, Partnerships, and Limited Liability Companies) minimize the total impact of business, and personal taxes.

His hobbies and interests include reading, workouts, and spending time with his family.

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Supriya S Pai, Co-Founder & Director – Finance & HR

Supriya Pai is an Enrolled Agent, admitted to Practice before the IRS. Supriya oversees GVA’s US operations. Her experience encompasses many facets of the accounting world, including personal tax, and QuickBooks support. Supriya’s outgoing philosophy makes our clients feel comfortable, by providing prompt, and friendly service. She also manages the administrative section for the organization. Supriya holds a Bachelor degree in Business Management.

When not at work, Supriya enjoys spending time with her 3 children, reading, watching movies, surfing the internet, and travelling.

Mani Manickavelu, Co-Founder & CEO, MyTaxFranchisor

Mani Manickavelu is a strategic visionary with over 20 years of experience in business expansion and business development. He has an innate talent to identify the right associations and build performing teams. He is known for his inspiring leadership, considerate negotiations, and transparent communication.

Before MyTaxFranchisor, Mani had built a successful education franchise in a short span of time, through diligent planning and meticulous execution, and had grown his business into a national brand in elementary education. During this period, his responsibilities ranged from creating multiple products, defining scalable processes for sales and training building a team of responsible business owners.

Mani has a wide spectrum of knowledge on a various dynamics of the franchising business. Some of his strengths include franchise identification and relationship management, training, operations and franchise compliance, successful marketing campaigns, maintaining healthy and open franchisor/franchisee relationships.

Prior to building his own franchise brand, Mani had been with Cognizant for around 15 years on program management specializing in business development and managing large teams across the globe for clients such as MetLife, AC Nielsen, AT&T, Blockbuster and IMS Health.

He is also a strategic advisor to various organizations and entrepreneurs.

Vishwanath Madhugiri, Head, Franchise Development

Vish leads Franchise Development at MyTaxFiler.

Earlier, he was the Chief Innovation Officer at Lycamobile, a global Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO). Vish has 3 decades of experience in the Automotive, IT and Telecom sectors commencing with the TATA Group; and in commercial and research collaborations, having worked with clients spanning the UK, USA, India, Middle-East, Europe, Australia and the US.

As GM-Research at Infosys Technologies, Vish was responsible for strategic partnerships with world-leading universities/companies, including University of Cambridge, USC, Fraunhofer Institute, Purdue, BT and BP. At Cercia, a spin-off from the University of Birmingham UK in Computational Intelligence, he was Member, Management Board, commercializing Intellectual Property with companies like BT, Honda, BAE Systems, Telent, and Infosys.

Vish is an invited member of the International Business Forum at UK Trade & Investment, the India Council on Competitiveness,(in collaboration with the US Council on Competitiveness), and the Dean’s Advisory Council at the Naveen Jindal School of Management, UT Dallas.

A thought leader, he speaks at institutions like London Business School, Cambridge and Imperial, and various conferences. Vish was honored to be invited in May 2014 by Her Majesty The Queen to Buckingham Palace, for his contributions to the UK’s financial and business expansion globally.

Vish is Advisory Board Member/Mentor/Consultant at innovative Start-ups.

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Rama Prasad Adabala, Head – Technology

Rama Prasad (Ram) spearheads SaaS Leaders as Chief Mentor and Executive officer and people known to him describes as a person having unlimited energy and optimism. He has worked for customers in US, Singapore, Australia and India for past 30 years, gaining global experience using Onsite – Offshore model. He is very keen on process efficiency and has an extensive experience of managing teams of IT professionals and known for good mentoring skills and drawing career path to team members. His passion is to work closely with customers and giving them value at a reasonable cost. He has strong problem analysis and programming skills proven in high-pressure environments and ability to deal with new applications and platforms effectively and quickly.

He has always been paranoid about solving customer problems. His understanding of design patterns, innovative offerings, analytical abilities and basic clarity in thinking builds a great foundation for a flourishing relationship with customers, partners and employees. His outstanding track record, his knowledge of a wide range of domains such as insurance, supply chain and e-learning make him to drive various Operations at SaaS Leaders. He has held various responsibilities for IT setup and building up Software Organizations besides Project Management, Client Management, Quality assurance, Requirement Gathering, Estimations, Systems Analysis, Design, Development, Testing, and implementation of large and small applications under various computer environments.

As a natural leader, he took the initiative in building up the Customer Satisfaction, advocating his team to develop strong technical competencies. The combined effort of his team members under his commendable leadership makes an outstanding impact on SaaS Leaders customers. He possesses exquisite skills of attracting and retaining talent that helps in maintaining quality teams on consistent basis. His gregarious nature and dynamic approach enhances employee relationship leading to overall development. The engagement and rationalization of manpower skills he displays are exemplary.

Advisors & Experts

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Sandeep Shroff, CEO – mystartupCFO

Sandeep brings over 20 years of experience spanning finance, investment analysis, strategic planning and technology, including the last decade of leadership experience (as CFO) in fund raising ($100M+ aggregate raised) and strategic and tactical financial management. He has worked with dozens of start ups from pre-revenue to multi-million dollar revenue. He has grown companies from unfunded dreams to sales to Fortune 10 buyers.

As Co-founder at Gridstone Research, he played a leadership role in raising four rounds of funding and grew the company to ~350 headcount. At Infosys he led the US team responsible for investor relations and M&A activity. He was an integral part of the team that ran a very successful $1B+ secondary stock offering for Infosys.

Sandeep has a Master’s in Computer Science from Syracuse University and an MBA in Finance from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.

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Shridhar Mirani, CEO – Sudhir Pai, CPA PLLC

Shridhar is a specialist in International Audits having exposure to audit the Corporates in USA, UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Singapore and Australia. Shridhar is a Chartered Accountant from Institute of CA of India in 1975 and is holds practicing license for 40 years.

Shridhar believes that service to clients is a service to God and so his total focus is on providing excellent service to clients and on client relationship.

Shridhar was a partner and Chief Executive Office of Audit firms Shridhar & Associates, Ghosh Mirani & Co – India and PBG Associates, UK from 2011 to 2015/16. During this period, he was also a COO of P & G Associates, Dallas, TX, USA. He was responsible to develop the audit practice from scratch to a roaring and very successful audit practice with wide spread international corporate client base.

Shridhar has also worked in USA, Dubai and Kenya during his career and has varied experience of various industries including Financial Services, Insurance, Ready to wear Apparel, Edible oils, Construction etc.

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Vineet Goyal, President – Quarterback Financial Group

Vineet Goyal is President of the Quarterback Financial Group. Vineet received his Master of Business Administration in Finance in 2003 and entered the financial services industry shortly afterwards. He is a licensed investment and insurance adviser and specializes in retirement planning and estate planning.

Over the last 10 years he has helped numerous clients ranging from doctors, business owners and small companies in various fields and has consistently earned the respect of his growing clientele.

Vineet implements the holistic approach and takes into consideration every aspect of financial planning. He believes in team work and aims at building a solid team of financial experts around his clients. He has affiliated himself with various industry experts having decades of experience in various advance planning concepts.

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S Krishnan, International Tax Expert

Krishnan is an international tax professional with significant on–ground practical experience of globalizing a company’s operations.

He has managed the entire gamut of planning, compliance, tax audits and litigation in international income–tax and transaction tax; due diligence and contract structuring as well as risk mitigation. He is assisting companies on international tax structuring and performing the role of a virtual international tax manager providing ‘tax health check–up’ and compliance oversight of international tax, employee mobility and transaction taxes. He provides advisory services to U.S. citizens and green card holders on tax compliance, reporting obligations and estate planning. He is based out of Bangalore, India. Read more…

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Jayanth Vellal, Business Process Management Expert

Jayanth is a consultant in Finance & Accounting domain with core competence in Process Management, Project Management and Outsourcing support services. Jayanth has vast experience in process based operations management and has worked on multiple process transitions and managed large organization wide initiatives. He has worked on all three process verticals in the industry (Order to Cash, Procure to Pay & Record to Reconcile). He has designed / reengineered processes delivering effective and efficient solutions.

He has led process standardization initiatives across different entities ensuring cost effectiveness, enhancing quality of service delivery and achieving performance excellence. An ardent believer in measurable metrics to manage the operations, Jayanth identifies key metrics to achieve the required SLAs and incorporates tracking those as part of the process which provides good control and direction to the process. His solutions are based on the best practices and methodologies followed in the industry which are customized to client’s requirement.

He is tech savvy and has worked with technology teams to design, test and implement technology enabled process solutions as well. He has led large teams and mentored them to align and achieve organizational goals. Jayanth is a Commerce Graduate and also has certifications in Six Sigma, Financial Risk Management and Process Reengineering. He was an Assistant Director in EY’s internal consulting team and also worked in Accenture and HP in various operational roles.


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