Management Team 2018-06-21T12:57:58+00:00

Board & Management Team

Meet the core management team of AIM Software

Gayatri Raman

Gayatri Raman

Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer of AIM Software, Gayatri is responsible for the firm’s strategic vision, business leadership and overall management. Gayatri joined AIM Software in 2015. Prior to her appointment as Group CEO, she was Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer, responsible for Delivery, Product Engineering and Operations.

Gayatri has over 16 years of experience in financial services across sales, delivery and product management. Prior to joining AIM Software, Gayatri was Head of Capital Markets Sales at Capgemini. Gayatri has a successful track record in building businesses organically with a strong focus on execution.

Gayatri holds an engineering degree from Bombay University.

Josef Sommeregger

Josef Sommeregger

Managing Director Europe, CCO

Josef Sommeregger is Managing Director Europe and CCO at AIM Software.

A company co-founder and member of the board, Josef plays a key role in spearheading AIM Software’s commercial strategy. Based at the firms’ global headquarters in Vienna, he is also responsible for all efforts to grow, implement and service AIM Software’s global and regional clients in EMEA.

Josef holds a master’s degree in International Business Management from the Vienna University of Economics.

Sanjay Vatsa

Sanjay Vatsa

Head of Americas

Sanjay joined AIM Software in 2017. As Head of Americas, he is responsible for all efforts to grow, implement and service AIM’s global and regional clients in the Americas region.

Sanjay has over 30 years of experience within the financial services and financial technology sectors, including C-Level leadership positions at M&T Bank, State Street, Capco, Merrill Lynch, BlackRock, Citibank and Polaris Consulting. He has extensive experience in designing, leading and implementing global strategy and transformation initiatives and running global operations, with a particular focus on data management & governance. Sanjay’s experience includes leading teams to build out and manage central reference data capabilities and shared service utilities across divisions globally.

Sanjay has successfully led various industry initiatives to consensus outcomes and participated in industry committees including SIFMA, Data, the ITPC and FX Committee. He regularly speaks at thought leadership forums and conferences on topics including innovation, disruption, digital transformation, risk & controls, and location strategy.

Sanjay holds an MBA from the University of Rochester.

Deepak Srinivasan

Deepak Srinivasan

Chief Technology Officer

Deepak is responsible for technology enablement and the GAIN platform business applications. His focus is on delivering best-in-class data management solutions and services to our global client base, while accelerating the strategic growth of the business.

Deepak joined AIM Software in 2016.  With over 22 years of industry experience, he has a proven track-record in developing and implementing successful IT strategies, with a focus on creating and managing effective teams. Prior to joining AIM Software, Deepak served as Global Head for Solutions and Delivery, Capital Markets at Cap Gemini. He has also held leadership positions at Wells Fargo, Headstrong, BEA WebLogic and T-Mobile.

Deepak holds an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University.

Amina Loznica

Amina Loznica

Head of Professional Services Europe

Amina Loznica leads the Professional Services team in Europe. She has over 13 years of experience in the financial capital markets industry, focusing specifically on the design and implementation of best-in-class data management solutions.

Since joining AIM Software in 2003, Amina has excelled in a variety of leadership positions across technology, product design and project delivery. Her previous experience includes IT consulting roles at Raiffeisen Zentral Bank and Tscheinig & Partner.

Amina holds a master’s degree in Business Informatics from the University of Vienna.

Johannes Kollross

Johannes Kollross

Head of Pre-Sales and Product Management

Johannes leads the Product Management team at AIM Software. He is responsible for the development and management of the GAIN platform product roadmap, and the management of the product lifecycle. His focus is on ensuring that the GAIN business applications align with the evolving needs of our clients and plays an active role in the AIM user community.

Johannes joined AIM Software in 2013 to lead pre-sales and professional services activities in the UK and Ireland. He was then appointed global Head of Pre-Sales in 2014 and Head of Product Management in 2016. He has over 11 years of experience in the financial data management industry. Prior to joining AIM Software, Johannes was senior Pre-Sales Consultant at GoldenSource Corporation.

Johannes holds a degree in IT and Software Engineering from HTL Perg.

Barbara Freiler

Barbara Freiler

HR Business Partner

Barbara is responsible for AIM Software’s HR and Recruitment. She joined the company in 2015.

Her focus is on internal training and development as well as ensuring that AIM Software attracts the most talented people in the industry. Her other responsibilities include compensation and benefits, internal events, and managing the relocation process for new staff members joining from abroad.

Barbara holds a B.A. in International Economics and an M.A. in Human Resources Management.

Christina Tretter

Christina Tretter

Financial Controller

Christina Tretter is the Financial Controller at AIM Software. She is responsible for providing financial leadership and support to the commercial and financial strategy of the business.
Christina joined AIM Software in 2015 and brings a wealth of experience. She started her career at KPMG and has held a number of senior management positions in finance at several new and fast-growing organizations. Prior to joining AIM, Christina was Senior Vice President for Finance & Accounting at DIMOCO Europe, where she built a robust and scalable international finance organization.
Christina holds an MBA in Management & Communication from FHWien and a master’s degree in Audit, Finance and Organizational Behavior. She is a certified IFRS accountant and a certified public accountant (CPA) in the US.

Adarsh Mehra

Adarsh Mehra

Chief Financial Officer

Adarsh Mehra joined AIM Software in 2015 as Chief Financial Officer.

Adarsh brings a wealth of experience, having held leadership positions in finance and operations at several new and fast-growing organisations, including Headstrong, TechSpan, Trigyn, HCL America and HCL James Martin. He is experienced in raising equity and debt, acquiring and divesting companies, and creating industrial strength MIS systems. He brings to AIM Software a keen understanding of financial practices in multiple countries, as well as and the cross-border complexities of running a global business.

Meet the people setting the strategic direction of AIM Software

Gayatri Raman

Gayatri Raman

Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer of AIM Software, Gayatri is responsible for the firm’s strategic vision, business leadership and overall management. Gayatri joined AIM Software in 2015. Prior to her appointment as Group CEO, she was Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer, responsible for Delivery, Product Engineering and Operations.

Gayatri has over 16 years of experience in financial services across sales, delivery and product management. Prior to joining AIM Software, Gayatri was Head of Capital Markets Sales at Capgemini. Gayatri has a successful track record in building businesses organically with a strong focus on execution.

Gayatri holds an engineering degree from Bombay University.

Josef Sommeregger

Josef Sommeregger

Managing Director Europe, CCO

Josef Sommeregger is Managing Director for Europe, and Chief Commercial Officer at AIM Software.

A company co-founder and member of the board, Josef plays a key role in spearheading AIM Software’s commercial strategy. Based at the firms’ global headquarters in Vienna, he is also responsible for all efforts to grow, implement and service AIM Software’s global and regional clients in EMEA.

Josef holds a master’s degree in International Business Management from the Vienna University of Economics.

Sandeep Sahai

Sandeep Sahai

Chairman of the Board

Sandeep Sahai is a business leader with a proven track record of identifying trends, creating a strong vision based on a differentiated market position and then focusing on relentless execution.

Sandeep was President and CEO of Headstrong. Under his leadership, Headstrong grew revenues organically and brought profitability to industry levels from a loss-making starting position.

Sandeep was a founder and partner of the consulting firm TechSpan, which merged with Headstrong in 2003. Prior to Headstrong and TechSpan, he was the CEO of Virginia-based SkanSoft, and also served for 10 years with the HCL group.

Sandeep has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, and an engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi. He attended the Doon School at Dehradun.

Martin Buchberger

Martin Buchberger

Vice-Chairman

Martin Buchberger is the Vice-Chairman and founder of AIM Software and also served as its Head of Marketing & Head of Product Development.

Prior to that, Martin was a risk management executive at Reuters in Vienna, Austria.

Eric Lee

Eric Lee

Board Member

Mr. Lee joined Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS) in 1999. He is a General Partner who helps lead investments in the Technology industry. Before joining WCAS, he worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Mergers & Acquisitions and High Technology investment banking groups. Mr. Lee graduated from Harvard University in 1994.

Alexander Kerr

Alexander Kerr

Board Member

Mr. Kerr is a Vice President at Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS), having joined in 2016.  Prior to WCAS, he worked as a Vice President at Vestar Capital Partners and as an Associate at Madison Dearborn Partners.  Earlier in his career, he worked in the Financial Institutions group at Merrill Lynch.

Mr. Kerr received a B.S., cum laude, from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Adarsh Mehra

Adarsh Mehra

Chief Financial Officer

Adarsh Mehra joined AIM Software in 2015 as Chief Financial Officer.

Adarsh brings a wealth of experience, having held leadership positions in finance and operations at several new and fast-growing organisations, including Headstrong, TechSpan, Trigyn, HCL America and HCL James Martin. He is experienced in raising equity and debt, acquiring and divesting companies, and creating industrial strength MIS systems. He brings to AIM Software a keen understanding of financial practices in multiple countries, as well as and the cross-border complexities of running a global business.

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