CEO and Founder:
A visionary with immense passion for technology, Devendra Deshmukh (DD) has 16 years of IT experience.
He founded e-Zest Solutions Ltd. in the year 2000 with four of his friends. At a time of the Y2K year, it was particularly an effort and an uphill task for the team to piece together goals and missions consistently with immense passion and commitment. Today, the company is in its 16th year already and is going from strength to strength leaving its footprints globally.
As the CEO of the company, Devendra plays a pivotal role in deciding the strategic direction of the company and its execution, establishing key alliances, expansion plans, process initiatives and business development. His current mission is to build e-Zest into a global, multinational powerhouse organization bringing outstanding individuals from across the globe to be a part of the team.
Devendra holds an Engineering Degree in Electronics and Telecommunication and has a Master’s in Business Administration with Information Systems as specialization from Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (Mumbai University). Devendra is a certified Gemba Kaizen from JMAM (Japan)
Devendra is impact partner with Fresco Capital - global early stage venture investor. He also a Charter Member of TiE Pune Chapter. He mentors upcoming entrepreneurs and is frequently invited to deliver lectures on leadership, entrepreneurship at various forums and conferences.
His passion for challenges manifests itself through his love for adventurous activities like trekking and cycling. He loves nature photography, traveling and is committed to social work.