Co-founder & CEO
As a seasoned leader with excellent management skills and a knack for directing company operations, Ram’s contributions have helped companies reach their true potential for over 18 years. As the current Head of India Operations at ZippyTym, he leverages his extensive project management and leadership skills to ensure that objectives are met and driven for every project that has been undertaken at ZippyTym across the USA, India, Africa, and others. Along with ensuring smooth company operations, he also leads the business development and client servicing segment. Before ZippyTym, Ram has led multi-dimensional projects with Microtek Systems Inc., Siemens Ltd India, and Sterling and Wilson Electricals Pvt. Ltd.
Ram holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from the Indian School of Business (ISB) Hyderabad, India. He has also attended management schools such as Wharton School of Business Management, USA, Kellogg School of Business Management, USA and China Europe International Business School in Shanghai, China.
One of the most empowering principles of Vasant Manwadkar’s entrepreneurial success is the belief that “Entrepreneurship is neither a science nor an art; it is a practice.” He is a visionary technocrat, bringing 30 years of extensive experience in the IT industry and a thought leader in building disruptive technology companies that re-shape how we think, live, and work.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering and an MBA from the Indian School of Business (ISB) Hyderabad, India. Also, he is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC).
Co-founder & Chief Information Officer
A mastermind at designing objectives and framework for reliable delivery operations, Shripad Baride is a skillful IT leader with 20 years of experience in Information Technology Architecture and Software Development.
With a natural eye for problem-solving combined with implementing the best practices, Shripad has proven to be the genius behind several mission-critical projects, providing technology solutions to leading insurance brokerage firms in the United States auto-finance solutions for global automotive manufacturers.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and certifications like PMP, the Scrum Alliance (Certified Scrum Master), and Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD).