Leadership Team

Every successful company has a strong team behind it. TravelCarma is no exception – we have a team of travel and technology experts with a combined experience of close to a century. Our people have expertise in Travel Operations, Software Planning, Development and Deployment, XML API Integration, Project Management, Client Management, Product Marketing and a host of other IT Business Processes.

TravelCarma Leadership Team
TravelCarma Founder and CEO - Saurabh Mehta

Saurabh Mehta Founder and CEO

Mr. Saurabh Mehta is the Founder Director and CEO of Avani Cimcon Technologies Ltd and the Chief Technology Architect and mentor to TravelCarma, the travel technology brand/division of the company. He has been instrumental in visualizing technologies and solutions which have earned TravelCarma recognition from customers and awards from various industry bodies. He has a post graduate degree in engineering from the United States and over 20 years experience in Planning, Designing and Implementing Information Systems for a variety of businesses all around the world. His extensive experience spans across projects in a number of countries in Asia-Pacific, EU, North America, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Through his expert guidance and innovations the TravelCarma brand has become a recognized name in the travel space internationally and has some the most unique and trailblazing solutions. He is a technology advisor and strategy consultant to a number of travel companies for mentoring and framing their online line business strategies. He has been an advisor to the Technical Education Boards of the state government and member of technical advisory councils of industry bodies. He also serves on boards of companies as member technology.

TravelCarma Chief Operating Officer - Kaushik Panchal

Kaushik Panchal Chief Operating Officer

Mr Kaushik Panchal is the Chief Operating Officer at TravelCarma. He has over 18 years of experience in the software industry managing and leading software development projects and software products.

He is responsible for the formulation of operations strategy, policies and processes. Through his effective and inspiring leadership, he ensures that employees develop deep knowledge of all TravelCarma's programs and processes and develop products of the highest quality.

He has varied experience in:

  • IT infrastructure management.
  • Project management.
  • Product management.
  • Operational strategy and policies.
  • Effective and inspiring leadership and operations management of software products and services.
TravelCarma Chief Technology Officer - Ashok Mistry

Ashok Mistry Chief Technology Officer

Mr Ashok Mistry heads the product design team for the organization's SaaS platform, Licensed Platform and other related tools and methodologies. He also holds the leadership for design, development, reviewing and testing of the implementation effort at TravelCarma.

Mr Mistry holds a degree in Physics and a Diploma in Systems Management. He possesses over 21 years of IT experience:

  • 14+ years' experience as a Project Manager cum Technical Lead using ASP.Net, VB.Net, C#, ADO.Net, Crystal Reports for .Net, SQL Server, XML, JavaScript, HTML, and IIS 5.0/6.0.
  • 4+ years' programming experience using Visual FoxPro 3.0/5.0/6.0 as a development tool with SQL Server.
  • 1+ year's programming experience using power Builder 4.0/5.0 as development tool with Watcom, SQL Anywhere & SQL Server.
  • 3+ years' programming experience using FoxPro 2.5/DOS.
  • Extensive work done to link Microsoft Project with Visual FoxPro via OLE automation.
TravelCarma Project Manager - Kusum Das

Kusum Das Project Manager

Kusum holds over 10 years of experience along with Msc in IT. She is responsible for delivering licensed products with customization against agreed scope, budget, schedule & customer expectations.

She has strong experience and expertise in Payment Gateway Implementation and Integration. She is also a DotNetNuke Expert with specialization in CMS development in ASP.Net.

Kusum's responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Identifying the Customer requirements.
  • Managing XML Connection Development and Maintenance.
  • Tracking product deliveries using project management tools.
  • Communicating intensively with clients to establish cordial/effective working relationship.
TravelCarma Design Head - Amit Kadiya

Amit Kadiya Head of Design

As the head of design at TravelCarma, Amit is responsible for managing the UI and UX of all TravelCarma products, including our B2C Websites, B2B Portals, Mid-office System, CRS etc. He has a total experience of over 13 years with a Bachelors Degree in Science, a Post Graduate Diploma in Multimedia and a Certification in Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

His responsibilities include:

  • Identifying the Product / Customer requirements.
  • Producing graphic sketches, designs, and copy layouts for online content.
  • Determining the size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, selecting style and size of type, and arranging the layout based upon available space, knowledge of layout principles, and aesthetic design concepts.
  • Ensuring top-notch web site quality, user experience and reliability.
  • Preparing and defining the project scope of work, its goal and deliverables.
  • Technical leadership for design, development and testing of the implementation effort for mid-sized customer projects or sub-projects on large customer engagements
  • Accessing and managing functional and non-functional requirements and ensure that they are addressed with the technical solution.
  • Staying updated with the latest design trends/technologies and implementing them in TravelCarma Solutions.
  • Training and guiding colleagues in progression and development of their personal and technical skills..

Testimonials

  • TravelCarma have an excellent team and are experts in their field and most of all they have an excellent product, I am very happy with the results.- Drew Kluska, Australia
  • One of the most important benefits that we received with TravelCarma is great number of connected suppliers so we were able to connect in great speed and start our business without delay.- Kristjan Vilic, Croatia
  • The B2B system is easy to understand and saves a lot of time of our agents. I gambled peanuts and got a Boeing 407.- Gilbert Xu, China
  • We are a new established company entering into the travel industry; TravelCarma has provided us with knowledge beyond the understanding of the systems but furthermore an information and advice about the travel business.- Orathai Boonpen, Thailand