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Leadership

Prateek Garg


In 1998, with $ 10,000 in seed capital, 10 staff members and the vision of building a company that has a sustainable business model, great leadership and best corporate governance, Prateek laid the foundation of Progressive Infotech. Under his leadership, Progressive has today risen to be a $ 10 million company with 1000 plus workforce, PAN India presence in 130+ locations and an international footprint in the middle east.

Prateek is an IT business strategist with a career spanning over 25 years. Prior to setting up Progressive, Prateek was the co-founder of IT&T (now an iGATE subsidiary), which grew to over 300 people across India. Before this, he worked as a technical support manager in HCL Technologies Ltd where he got an opportunity to be a part of HCL’s operations in America which gave him an international exposure in the early 90′s.

Prateek is an entrepreneur with extensive work experience in the area of customer service delivery, making technology work for customers and human resource management. His passion for the Managed Services and Outsourcing Business has granted him the acumen and expertise with which he drives his team to deliver continually improving customer experience.

Progressive’s core philosophy is to create value for customers & Prateek cascades this virtue into his organization and personally takes interest in developing teams and leadership by spending considerable time as a faculty and mentor in Associate Development Programs. His foresight and belief that ‘Change is Constant’ urges the Progressive team to think beyond and be prepared always, come what may. The quality consciousness imbibed by the company has made it one of the few ICT Infrastructure companies that can boast of a long list of certifications including ISO 9001:2008 – For Quality Management Systems, ISO 27001: 2005 – For Information Security of Management Systems & ISO 20001:2005 – For Information Technology Service Management.

Described as a ‘Silent Performer’ by his peers and industry, Prateek is the pillar who has single minded steered Progressive to sustain through thick and thin and move on to becoming a best –in-class organization.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra , India. He has attended the Management Development Programs at XLRI, Jamshedpur and INSEAD, Singapore.

Venu Garg


Venu joined hands in laying the foundation of Progressive. As the Director – People Excellence & Administration, she has from then on, guided and motivated the Progressive clan on the excellence path. Her friendly and approachable demeanour helps create a feeling of belongingness within the Progressive family.

Under her able guidance, Progressive has scaled up to have a 1000 plus resource base. She has driven several Human Capital initiatives with key focus on Employee Management to imbibe a culture in Progressive that compels people to delve within and nurture their competencies further.

Progressive models its HR practices on PCMM Level 3 and has won the coveted ‘Amity HR Excellence Award consecutively, at the 5th & 6th Global HR Summit’

Venu also ensures that the administration of the company runs smoothly and effectively. A post graduate in Mathematics (Statistics) from Punjab University, Venu has a vast experience of over 15 years in the IT industry.

Dr.T.R.Madan Mohan


Dr. T. R. Madan Mohan is a Managing Partner at Browne & Mohan. Previously he was Director (Consulting), ICT Practice, South Asia & Middle East at Frost & Sullivan. He has also been a member of Board of Directors of various organizations.

He has been a Professor with various prestigious institutions like, Indian institute of Management, Bangalore (Technology & Strategy); Eric Sprott School of Business, Carleton University, Canada; Brisbane Graduate School of Business, Queensland University of Technology, Australia; Management Development Institute, Gurgaon; Institute of Rural Management.

Dr. T.R. Madan Mohan is a Bachelor of Engineering from Gulbarga University and Ph. D (Management Studies) from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Prateek Garg


In 1998, with $ 10,000 in seed capital, 10 staff members and the vision of building a company that has a sustainable business model, great leadership and best corporate governance, Prateek laid the foundation of Progressive Infotech. Under his leadership, Progressive has today risen to be a $ 10 million company with 1000 plus workforce, PAN India presence in 130+ locations and an international footprint in the middle east.

Prateek is an IT business strategist with a career spanning over 25 years. Prior to setting up Progressive, Prateek was the co-founder of IT&T (now an iGATE subsidiary), which grew to over 300 people across India. Before this, he worked as a technical support manager in HCL Technologies Ltd where he got an opportunity to be a part of HCL’s operations in America which gave him an international exposure in the early 90′s.

Prateek is an entrepreneur with extensive work experience in the area of customer service delivery, making technology work for customers and human resource management. His passion for the Managed Services and Outsourcing Business has granted him the acumen and expertise with which he drives his team to deliver continually improving customer experience.

Progressive’s core philosophy is to create value for customers & Prateek cascades this virtue into his organization and personally takes interest in developing teams and leadership by spending considerable time as a faculty and mentor in Associate Development Programs. His foresight and belief that ‘Change is Constant’ urges the Progressive team to think beyond and be prepared always, come what may. The quality consciousness imbibed by the company has made it one of the few ICT Infrastructure companies that can boast of a long list of certifications including ISO 9001:2008 – For Quality Management Systems, ISO 27001: 2005 – For Information Security of Management Systems & ISO 20001:2005 – For Information Technology Service Management.

Described as a ‘Silent Performer’ by his peers and industry, Prateek is the pillar who has single minded steered Progressive to sustain through thick and thin and move on to becoming a best –in-class organization.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra , India. He has attended the Management Development Programs at XLRI, Jamshedpur and INSEAD, Singapore.

Venu Garg


Venu joined hands in laying the foundation of Progressive. As the Director – People Excellence & Administration, she has from then on, guided and motivated the Progressive clan on the excellence path. Her friendly and approachable demeanour helps create a feeling of belongingness within the Progressive family.

Under her able guidance, Progressive has scaled up to have a 1000 plus resource base. She has driven several Human Capital initiatives with key focus on Employee Management to imbibe a culture in Progressive that compels people to delve within and nurture their competencies further.

Progressive models its HR practices on PCMM Level 3 and has won the coveted ‘Amity HR Excellence Award consecutively, at the 5th & 6th Global HR Summit’

Venu also ensures that the administration of the company runs smoothly and effectively. A post graduate in Mathematics (Statistics) from Punjab University, Venu has a vast experience of over 15 years in the IT industry.

Osmond Charles Pengal


Osmond Charles Pengal is Sr. Vice President – Client Success and Business Head, West India region at Progressive Infotech responsible for end-to-end customer and partner enablement; from strategy implementation to execution, on-time delivery to revenue generation, and profitability.

His remit includes business development in the arena of NxtGen Managed services & Digital Transformation services, strategic outsourcing and IT consulting services followed by account management. Other responsibilities embrace enrichment of Professional Services, customer & partner relationship management.

He joined Progressive Infotech to drive business outcomes evidenced by customer retention and expansion.

Prior to association with us, he served as Associate Vice President & Head of Infra Consulting Services – Delivery and spent over 27 years of his career with HCL Infosystems during which he had served in leadership roles related to business development, presales and practice in emerging technologies, delivering notable achievements and business value.

Osmond has graduated from NTTF Electronics Centre, Bangalore, India and has completed Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Management for Executives (PGP-MX) from IIM Indore.

Sandeep Khanna


Sandeep Khanna is Sr. Vice President – Service Excellence at Progressive Infotech responsible for service delivery, operations and excellence. His sphere activity also includes business development – North, business strategy, client relationship and financial management of Progressive’s NxtGen Managed Services.

Sandeep has been diligently instrumental in implementing various processes to improve the customer experience and has actively worked to get the organization certified in ITSM, ISMS & QMS.

He started his career as R&D Engineer at ESPL where he played a key role in Production and Quality Control department of the organization. He now owns over 25 years of extensive experience in service operations & delivery management, process enhancement, project management, business process re-engineering, quality management and cost management.

Sandeep joined Progressive in the year 2006 where he was responsible for leading IT Operations across India besides delivering very large and complex projects for Progressive. Prior to joining Progressive, he was an entrepreneur and went over to build a leading Web Solutions company.

He believes in self-challenging and amelioration of his team efficiency to achieve better results in terms of client experience and business value.

Mr. Sandeep has achieved certifications in ITIL v3, AWS Business Professional, INSEAD – Business & Financial Strategy. He holds a degree in B.E. Computer Science from Gulbarga University in Karnataka, India.

S Mohan


S Mohan is Vice President – Client Success and Business Head, handling North India region at Progressive Infotech; plays a role of strategic advisor and is responsible for business strategy planning, business development and customer relationships.
He is a proactive leader with abilities in devising strategies geared towards enhancing business and managing business operations. His other remit encompasses relationship management, market analysis, and development.
His forte around client relationship and team management sails the company through tough situations. He embraces high-level leadership, mentoring ability, and excellent interpersonal, communication & presentation skills.
Earlier, in his growing career, S Mohan dedicated over 25 years of his hard work to HCL, delivering notable achievements and business value. He holds a degree in Computer Science Engineering from National Institute of Technology Warangal.
His strong foot towards strategic alliance with Progressive’s partner ecosystem leads the company to maximize market impact and establish global footprints across the emerging marketplace.

Arvind Aggarwal


Arvind Agarwal is Progressive’s General Manager – Finance, a fellow chartered accountant who holds overall responsibility for financial strategy, financial operations and accounts.
He has a breadth of experience in all aspects of finance, management, accounting and reporting and setting the accounting policies and directing the team. He is also chartered with managing a balanced financial portfolio and maintaining the highest level of integrity, transparency and governance in the company operations.

Arvind is in-charge for funds mobilization to enable the rapid growth of Progressive. He is also an expert at handling legal issues and has played a key role in redefining Service Level Agreements (SLAs).

He possesses vast knowledge on financial management, banking, treasury, budgeting, risk management and fund raising activities. His proactive nature and ready to help attitude, ensures smooth financial operations internally as well as externally.

A Fellow Chartered Accountant who brings in 20 years of rich experience, Arvind has led various initiatives to help streamline the operational parameters and drive excellence.