Sameer L. Kanodia
Managing Director & CEO
Sameer L. Kanodia, Managing Director and CEO of Lumina Datamatics Limited, heads the operations and oversees the Management Team. He drives strategic initiatives, expansion plans, sales, and go-to-market strategies. Sameer interacts with most of the clients and helps create a win-win relationship. With his focus on productivity and quality, he participates in all operational reviews and monitors feedback from customers regularly.
Sameer received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bryant University, USA, with Marketing as a Major, and graduated with Honors. He was on the Dean’s list throughout. Subsequently, he received his Master’s in Business Administration from Bryant University, USA, with Finance as a Major.
Mrs. Anju S. Kanodia has been an Executive Director of Lumina Datamatics since 2018. She is a post graduate in Commerce from the University of Mumbai. She received her Master in Business Administration from Bryant University, USA, with Finance as a Major, & graduated with Honors. She brings rich and varied experience in the field of Finance.
Anju played a key role in the listing of the parent company, Datamatics Global Services Ltd., in 2004. She manages the treasury and surplus funds of the Company. She is involved in new strategic initiatives. Her keen sense of numbers lends to various initiatives in the financial field. Anju is based out of Mumbai, India.
CFO and Head – Global Procurement
Ashish heads global finance and procurement for Lumina Datamatics as their CFO and Head – Global Procurement.
Ashish plays an essential role in managing mergers & acquisitions, restructuring, and joint venture partnerships. He has spent 20+ years in finance, audit/taxation, business planning/budgeting.
Ashish is a ranked Chartered Accountant (CA) and DITM (Diploma in International Trade and Management). He holds certifications in Six Sigma Black Belt and is also an ISO lead auditor. He has worked earlier with Hapag Lloyd Global Services, Mahindra Life spaces, Tata Internet, and the Aditya Birla Group. He works out of Mumbai, India.
Executive Vice President
Jack heads Business Development for North America for the K-16 Education and the Society/Journal Divisions at Lumina Datamatics.
Jack is responsible for existing and new partnerships, with a heavy focus on new initiatives in content development and digital technology.
Jack plays a vital role in full-service development and production, including operations, sales, and finance. He also plays a critical operational role in transitioning the company to a complete full-service offshore model that includes all stateside services while maintaining necessary US headcount in strategic roles. He works out of Boston, USA.
Executive Vice President
Prashant heads Lumina Datamatics’ Retail Business globally and drives Sales for the Trade Segment in North America.
Prashant’s ground-up approach gives him exposure in building teams and manages Global Account / Relationships in retail and trade. He has worked in multiple geographies, including USA, Europe, and Asia-Pac. With 30 years of Business Development experience in the Publishing, Financial Communications, and BPO industry and a clear focus on Content and Business Process Outsourcing, he has worked with companies like Wipro, Datamatics Global Services, Dusk Valley, Euromoney, and The Times of India.
Prashant holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from the University of Mumbai and works out of New Jersey, USA.
Executive Vice President
Sandeep Dhawan heads the Solutions, Transitions, and US Operations for Lumina Datamatics.
Sandeep has several decades of experience in driving profitability and operational excellence. He helps the customers by conceptualizing business-impacting solutions which bring value through transformational solutions. His expertise has been around integrated digital-first ecosystems. He has been at the forefront of creating end-to-end solutions to address the customers’ most challenging needs.
Before joining Lumina Datamatics, Sandeep has held various leadership positions globally. He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering and works out of Boston, USA.
Senior Vice President- Publishing Operations
Srinivas has over 28 years of experience in consulting, business, and operational roles in Digital Publishing and Manufacturing. During his career, he has established progressive client relationships, created profitable and growth-oriented business operations through Operational Excellence, Lean Six Sigma, Process Reengineering, and Business Transformation initiatives across the value chain. He is a member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), and an ASQ-certified Six Sigma Black Belt. His previous roles were with Straive, MPS, Nova Techset, ABB Global Services, and National Productivity Council of India.
Srinivas holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from NIT Allahabad and Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering from the National Productivity Council of India.
Head – Technology
Vikram Chandra heads Lumina Datamatics’ Technology Team and assists its leadership and customers in effectively leveraging technology to drive automation, innovation, and growth.
Vikram drives technology initiatives to help automate customer processes and is the key sponsor for new products that impact the retail and publishing businesses. He has 25+ years of experience working in USA and India in leadership roles across Retail (Skava/Infosys), Publishing (Aptara), and Financial Services (Merrill Lynch, Nasdaq, and ADP/Broadridge).
Vikram has an M.S. in Computer Science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from the Manipal Institute of Technology. He works out of Chennai, India.