Sandeep Tiku is a technologist and a business leader who has been associated with Ivy since 2014.
Under his leadership, Ivy has been able to build and deliver a cutting-edge technology stack that is specifically designed for large-scale platforms. Prior to joining Ivy, Sandeep was a global SMAC leader working for large enterprises in the e-commerce, digital and mobile space in varied roles, including Architect, Director, and CTO.
Sandeep’s expertise is in simplifying architecture and transformation, mobile first and API enablement, big data, agile engineering, budget optimisation, and maximising ROI. He has managed large globally distributed teams to service clientele across the USA, Europe, India, and China.
A finance professional with more than 30 years of experience in finance, global tax, cross-border investments advisory and structuring for Fortune 500 companies.
Ananth started his career as an investment advisor with J.M. Financial – a renowned investment and brokering company – and moved on to offering tax strategy and investment consulting for 10 years in two of the 'big four' firms, PwC and EY.
Subramaniam is an alumnus of Delhi University from where he completed his Bachelors in Commerce (Hons). Subsequently, he completed his Masters in Management (PGDBM) and MA in Economics. Pursuing his academic interests in law and management, he completed the Bachelor of Law (LLB) in 2012 and an Advanced Program in Strategic Management in 2013 from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.
Subramaniam joined Ivy in 2002 and moved to Gibraltar (then the location of the group's head office) in 2004, where he was managing and then heading the accounting and financial operations functions of the group. He became Head of Finance (Shared Services) in 2008 when he moved back from Gibraltar to set up the Finance Shared Services team in Ivy.
Prior to Ivy, Subramaniam was Manager (Accounts) at IMI Software Ltd and, before that, began his career as an Equity & Currency Analyst in New Delhi.
Ivy was a start-up when he joined in 2002; even today it retains the soul of a start-up which has, over the years, made Ivy a center of excellence for the group.
Veerabhadra has more than 20 years of experience in building lean and high-performance teams coupled with 16 plus years in the digital entertainment industry delivering scalable and reliable product architectures.
His working goal is to continue to do what he's doing best at Ivy; delivering best-in-class architecture in a digital space and positively affecting the lives of our customers.
After working as a senior IVR developer at MCI Telecommunication for seven years, Gomathy moved to project management to spend nine years at Valtech Systems PVT LTD before moving to UST as a Senior Delivery Manager in 2014.
She joined Ivy as head of agile PMO in 2016, seeing it as a great opportunity to work in the gaming domain with fascinating tech radar and great work culture.
Since joining Ivy in 2015, Anthil has played multiple roles in release management and establishing the sports unit in Hyderabad.
He says Ivy gives him a canvas where he isn't constrained by hierarchical boundaries or limited by the space to perform, giving him opportunity to grow. His career goal is to continue forging ahead, leaving behind a tangible trail of accomplishments.
Before joining Ivy, Shuchi held various leadership roles in Accenture, managing FS accounts.
She is passionate about building world-class games that enthral players with their immersive experience and game mechanics. She looks to continue building high-performing teams that build technological solutions to solve business problems and increase efficiencies.
At Ivy, Shuchi admires the high-performing, open and fast-paced culture. She enjoys seeing the grit and passion of the company's various teams, which are focused on achieving their goals.
Gareth is an alumnus of the University of Leicester, from where he graduated with a BSC (Hons) in Geological Science in 1997. He is a 20-year veteran of the IT industry and has spent the past 10 years in the sportsbook gambling domain.
He is passionate about sports and trading and currently leads the Trading Development teams for Entain in Vienna and Hyderabad. He joined Ivy in March 2020 and has relocated to India for this role and the opportunity it brings to Travel and experience local culture. He loves the sportsbook industry because of its constant drive for innovation and the technical challenges that come as a result.
Anil is an alumnus of IIM Kozhikode, where he completed his Executive Postgraduate Certificate in HRM, and also holds an MBA in Human Resource Management. Additionally, he completed the Executive Development and Certificate Program in HRM from XLRI, Jamshedpur, and SHRM.
He is a strategic and innovative HR professional with 15+ years of experience, who translates business vision into HR initiatives and strategies that improve performance, employee engagement, profitability, and growth. He leads the overall mission to identify, develop and retain talent in order to support the organisation’s business strategy.
Attracted to Ivy by the challenges, excitement and opportunity to be a part of our growth story, Anil aims to balance the needs of the business with the interests of our employees.
Sri Ranjan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and has more than 11 years of product management experience in the domains of acquisition technologies and digital CRM tools.
Prior to joining Ivy, he worked for a startup as a Flash designer / online marketer. He joined the online gaming industry to try something new and unconventional. He started in the customer services team in 2003 and gradually grew through the ranks in the organisation to become the Head of Products - Marketing Technology.
He loves the digital marketing domain and is excited to be a part of the online gaming industry. In his own words, “Ivy doubled down on me!”
After working in the international financial markets and telecom sectors for four years, Ganesh started as a Customer Service Associate at Ivy in 2003. He has grown through the ranks and moved into product management and is now Head of Product for Payments, Compliance and Risk for the group.
His career goal is to continue solving problems in any area of the organisation for the best interest of the customers and business.
Vedavyas is a highly qualified Technology Leader with nearly 20 years of exceptional Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence experience.
As a Head of Business Intelligence Engineering and Delivery in IVY, He continues to Sphere Head Technology and Architectural Solutions in Data Engineering & Business Analytics on various platforms.
His career goal as a BI Practice Owner, is to continue to provide best in breed Business Intelligence solutions for the organization and to bring on to the table, high perming products that enables Data Driven Decision and Strategies for the Organization growth
Vijaya heard about Ivy through friends who worked here. They inspired her to join the company, as they loved their jobs and were excited about coming to work every day.
Her background is in the engineering space and she has worked at Motorola working on UIS/UISAPPS across 3G and GSM.
Starting at Ivy in 2008, she has been a Delivery Manager for PPaC and an Engineering Manager, and is now Head of Delivery. Vijaya aims to be a leader through her ideas and by defining strategies for business success
Smruti earned a postgraduate degree in Computer Science & Network Technologies from Kolkata University. His background includes roles as the Director of Advance Technologies at MetricsStream and as CTO at InnoPark for Cozy Bingo and Classic Rummy.
His career aim is to make a centre of excellence through computer common sense and actively working on a thinking technology environment.
Edakkolathur discovered his passion for video game development in his very first year of college. 20 years later he is a recognised figure in the gaming industry having been the backbone of the Casino team. He has helped to hone multiple game developers in his team.
At Ivy, he began as a Business Analyst and has made many progressive leaps in his career. His career goal is to be a leading video games producer and publisher.
Suryakant's previous roles include being team lead at Globarena Technologies Private Limited. Since 2003, he has been part of Ivy, first as a developer and now as an Engineering Manager of Casino Platform, Game Factory, Label Support and DevOps.
He enjoys challenges and looks to focus on strategy and development alongside continuous learning and self improvement. His main goal is to work towards making GVC the world’s most customer-centric gaming company, where the customer will be engaged with different features, great customer service and the best user experience.
Having graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Rakesh started his career in sales with Dell EMC. He joined Ivy in 2004 as an associate and has since grown within the organisation, taking managerial roles as he's gained more critical experience.
Delivering the full spectrum of his services, he is responsible for ensuring seamless execution of digital marketing strategy through multiple functional domains, covering CRM operations, production design and BI.
He strongly believes that the passion to learn and commitment to achieve are the catalyst to consistent growth. Qualities that are embedded in Ivy’s cultural fabric.
Pallavi leads Casino Gaming Operations from India and is a passionate advocate for advancing women in technology. She promotes an agile culture in her team, with the aim of delivering speed and innovation.
Her team is responsible for setting up the lobby for all Entain brands and, on average, the team rolls out five games live per day. She enjoys working with different teams, setting them up for success, and has a penchant for mentoring freshers and interns to help them in realising their goals.
Over the last five years, she has undertaken several roles, namely Creative Lead and Scrum Master, and managed the Game Factory. She played an integral role in the creation of some legacy games, such as Melon Madness, Jail Break, Predator and Matador.
Prior to her association with Ivy, Pallavi worked as a background artist for Colorchips New Media Ltd – a Warner Bros. project. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and a diploma in Animation.
Since joining Ivy in 2003 as a telemarketing executive, Maulick has worked across several domains. Currently, he's enjoying managing the risk and payments operations of the world’s largest consumer-facing brands in the online gaming industry.
He aims to keep contributing towards taking Ivy to greater heights in its unique domain.
With a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Mallikarjuna's goal is to learn newer concepts needed to modify and implement processes, which help to create a people-friendly environment to reach organisation goals.
Since joining Ivy he has been thrilled with the challenges involved in establishing teams to ensure safety, administrative, health and transportation services.