Empowering corporate banks to realize their digital vision!

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8 to 10 Banking implementations supported annually
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Ready library of over 130 critical implementation-readiness risks
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1000+ defects repository from past implementations

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At Go-Live Faster, we believe success begins with strategy. Our focused offerings accelerate the planning of your digital transformation programs.
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Client Stories

“Manage costs and resources effectively”
Go-Live Faster enables firms to manage costs and resources effectively. It uses open source and proprietary tools to bring down costs.
- A Boston based large North Eastern Bank
“Niche focus and attention by principles”
Go-Live Faster brings a sharp focus through its testing, ensuring attention from its principals given its size.
- A large Kansas based Bank
"Maximum test coverage in minimum time"
Go-Live Faster has an edge, ensuring maximum test coverage in minimum time through innovative test design techniques.
- A top 10 Bank in USA
“Leverage a ready-to-go repository and automation scripts”
Go-Live Faster gives a jumpstart in testing, ensuring standards are met. It is a good defense against poor requirements.
- A Financial Services Corporation headquartered in Milwaukee

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Strategy and governance solutions

At Go-Live Faster, we believe success begins with strategy. Our focused offerings accelerate the planning of your digital transformation programs.
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implementation solutions

Understanding a defect’s impact on customer experience and profitability is the first step in the process of strategically managing risk and knowing exactly what to work on. This is where Strategy meets implementation.
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Post-implementation solutions

Maximize your return on investment by ensuring stability and performance through the application lifecycle.
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Facilitating Retail Banks in their journey towards a Digital Future!

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8 to 10 Banking implementations supported annually
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Ready library of over 130 critical implementation-readiness risks
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1000+ defects repository from past implementations

Client Stories

“Manage costs and resources effectively”
Go-Live Faster enables firms to manage costs and resources effectively. It uses open source and proprietary tools to bring down costs.
- A Boston based large North Eastern Bank
“Niche focus and attention by principles”
Go-Live Faster brings a sharp focus through its testing, ensuring attention from its principals given its size.
- A large Kansas based Bank
"Maximum test coverage in minimum time"
Go-Live Faster has an edge, ensuring maximum test coverage in minimum time through innovative test design techniques.
- A top 10 Bank in USA
“Leverage a ready-to-go repository and automation scripts”
Go-Live Faster gives a jumpstart in testing, ensuring standards are met. It is a good defense against poor requirements.
- A Financial Services Corporation headquartered in Milwaukee

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Strategy and governance solutions

At Go-Live Faster, we believe success begins with strategy. Our focused offerings accelerate the planning of your digital transformation programs.
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implementation solutions

Understanding a defect’s impact on customer experience and profitability is the first step in the process of strategically managing risk and knowing exactly what to work on. This is where Strategy meets implementation.
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Post-implementation solutions

Maximize your return on investment by ensuring stability and performance through the application lifecycle.
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Client Stories

“Manage costs and resources effectively”
Go-Live Faster enables firms to manage costs and resources effectively. It uses open source and proprietary tools to bring down costs.
- A Boston based large North Eastern Bank
“Niche focus and attention by principles”
Go-Live Faster brings a sharp focus through its testing, ensuring attention from its principals given its size.
- A large Kansas based Bank
"Maximum test coverage in minimum time"
Go-Live Faster has an edge, ensuring maximum test coverage in minimum time through innovative test design techniques.
- A top 10 Bank in USA
“Leverage a ready-to-go repository and automation scripts”
Go-Live Faster gives a jumpstart in testing, ensuring standards are met. It is a good defense against poor requirements.
- A Financial Services Corporation headquartered in Milwaukee

Enabling faster, secure and defect free Payment Solutions for your Bank and its customers!

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At Go-Live Faster, we believe success begins with strategy. Our focused offerings accelerate the planning of your digital transformation programs.
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implementation solutions

Understanding a defect’s impact on customer experience and profitability is the first step in the process of strategically managing risk and knowing exactly what to work on. This is where Strategy meets implementation.
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Maximize your return on investment by ensuring stability and performance through the application lifecycle.
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Helping Banks transform their next-generation Lending Solutions!

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8 to 10 Banking implementations supported annually
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Ready library of over 130 critical implementation-readiness risks
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1000+ defects repository from past implementations

Client Stories

“Manage costs and resources effectively”
Go-Live Faster enables firms to manage costs and resources effectively. It uses open source and proprietary tools to bring down costs.
- A Boston based large North Eastern Bank
“Niche focus and attention by principles”
Go-Live Faster brings a sharp focus through its testing, ensuring attention from its principals given its size.
- A large Kansas based Bank
"Maximum test coverage in minimum time"
Go-Live Faster has an edge, ensuring maximum test coverage in minimum time through innovative test design techniques.
- A top 10 Bank in USA
“Leverage a ready-to-go repository and automation scripts”
Go-Live Faster gives a jumpstart in testing, ensuring standards are met. It is a good defense against poor requirements.
- A Financial Services Corporation headquartered in Milwaukee

ABOUT us

Founded in 2007, Zentest Software is an independent software testing company headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware. With a mix of proprietary tools, accelerators, repositories and products, Zentest Software has successfully assisted multiple Fortune 500 customers with their Quality Assurance & Software Testing programs.

In 2015, Go-Live Faster emerged from Zentest Software with a vision to fundamentally challenge how implementation and releases were approached in the industry. Go-Live Faster was born with an insight to be a globally recognised disruptive organization with a unique set of products and solutions delivered through a high performance work culture. Go-Live Faster’s solutions span across Technology Selection to Implementation with services including QA, Business Analysis, PMO and Migration.

Our Values

Empowerment & Trust

We value empowering and trusting each other’s intent and ability to act in the best interest of our people, organization and customers.

Creativity & Excellence

We value creativity and excellence in our ideas, thoughts and actions for bringing about disruptive innovations.

Ownership

We value an entrepreneurial spirit manifested in a clear sense of ownership that creates and delivers outcomes that exceed customer expectations through disciplined execution.

Our Vision

At Go-Live Faster, our vision is to be a globally recognized Disruptive Organization with a unique set of product and solutions, delivered through a high-performance work culture.

Client Stories

“Manage costs and resources effectively”
Go-Live Faster enables firms to manage costs and resources effectively. It uses open source and proprietary tools to bring down costs.
- A Boston based large North Eastern Bank
“Niche focus and attention by principles”
Go-Live Faster brings a sharp focus through its testing, ensuring attention from its principals given its size.
- A large Kansas based Bank
"Maximum test coverage in minimum time"
Go-Live Faster has an edge, ensuring maximum test coverage in minimum time through innovative test design techniques.
- A top 10 Bank in USA
“Leverage a ready-to-go repository and automation scripts”
Go-Live Faster gives a jumpstart in testing, ensuring standards are met. It is a good defense against poor requirements.
- A Financial Services Corporation headquartered in Milwaukee

executive team

Mukesh

Mukesh Mulchandani

CEO & Co-Founder
Get to know Mukesh
Mukesh is the co-founder and CEO of Go-Live Faster. Mukesh is a technology evangelist with significant experience in the Banking and Financial Services sector. Over the years, Mukesh has created and implemented diverse banking Readiness solutions for key projects. He has also been instrumental in evaluating and creating technology implementation strategies for Banks.

Before co-founding Go-Live Faster, Mukesh worked with organizations such as Kanbay, Capgemini Consulting (formerly Ernst & Young’s consulting unit), Fundtech (now D+H) and Banks such as Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, and Standard Chartered.

Formerly, in his role as CTO at Go-Live Faster, Mukesh headed engineering and solutions delivery of Go-Live Faster’s Readiness solutions.

Mukesh has helped successfully deliver Go-Live Faster’s solutions to clients such as TD Bank, UMB, M&I Bank (now BMO Harris), FNFG, and East West Bank among others. He is passionate about innovating products that use statistical algorithms, analytics and AI to identify failure points upfront.
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Hari Raghunathan

VP, Client Services & Sales
Get to know Hari
Heading global Sales and Marketing, and North America Operations, Hari leverages 15+ years of experience to drive corporate branding, global sales, partnerships, and strategic solutions at Go-Live Faster.

For nearly a decade prior, Hari held executive level positions at Zentest Software including, but not limited to Vice President and Head of North American operations.
EK

Ekambaram Ramchandran

Sr. Vice President
Get to know Ekambaram
Ekambaram (EK) is a senior IT professional with over 27 years of experience in Projects Strategy, Operations, Delivery, Customer Relationships and Account Management.

Over the years EK has managed several organization level programs including Implementation of Quality Systems, Knowledge Management and Business Development.

He had also managed Practice streams for Testing, RPA, and Business Intelligence. EK is a Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA) and a Trained Auditor. He has worked with Infosys, Capgemini, and Syntel in the past where he has successfully managed large teams of 600+ and mentored them towards the common goal through Global Delivery Centers in the US, UK, and EU.

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Sachin Waingankar

Delivery Director
Get to know Sachin
Sachin Waingankar is a seasoned IT professional with over 18 years of experience in Financial Services Industry in Project Management, Program Management, Delivery Management and Test Management solutions.

At Go-Live Faster, Sachin is responsible for delivering technology services across India and US regions along with embedding learning and innovation of new products, technologies and platforms to assist in knowledge cultivation.

Prior to this, Sachin has held several senior positions including Director, Head of Engineering Transformation (Payments CIO) and Head of Testing, Director at Barclays.

He has also worked for organizations such as Royal Bank of Scotland, ABN Amro and Trigyn Technologies where he drove innovation, automation and thought leadership to drive overall Quality Engineering strategy for spearheading continuous delivery initiatives.

Krithika Kumar

VP, Client Success
Get to know Krithika
Krithika is an IT leader with vast experience in the Financial Services industry. She has led multi-disciplinary global technology teams focused on core lending, digital banking and card platform support.

With a customer-first approach, she has partnered with clients to plan and successfully deliver complex digital transformation initiatives.

Krithika has spearheaded large strategic engagements with clients like HSBC, Capital One and McDonalds during her 25-year tenure at Capgemini Financial Services Business Unit.


Mukesh
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Mukesh is the co-founder and CEO of Go-Live Faster. Mukesh is a technology evangelist with significant experience in the Banking and Financial Services sector. Over the years, Mukesh has created and implemented diverse Banking Readiness solutions for key projects. He has also been instrumental in evaluating and creating technology implementation strategies for Banks.

Before co-founding Go-Live Faster, Mukesh worked with organizations such as Kanbay, Capgemini Consulting (formerly Ernst & Young’s consulting unit), Fundtech (now D+H) and Banks such as Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, and Standard Chartered.

Formerly, in his role as CTO at Go-Live Faster, Mukesh headed engineering and solutions delivery of Go-Live Faster’s Readiness solutions. Mukesh has helped successfully deliver Go-Live Faster’s solutions to clients such as TD Bank, UMB, M&I Bank (now BMO Harris), FNFG, and East West Bank among others. He is passionate about innovating products that use statistical algorithms, analytics and AI to identify failure points upfront.

Mukesh
Mulchandani

CEO & Co-Founder
Get to know Mukesh
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Hari Raghunathan heads Global Sales, Marketing, and North America Operations. He is based out of Philadelphia, PA and manages the US Head Office in Wilmington, DE. Hari brings with him 15+ years experience.

In his role at Go-Live Faster, he drives corporate branding, global sales and partnerships, and strategic solutioning. Over the years, Hari has experienced the challenges Banks face in launching/releasing products and plays a vital role in facilitating the dialogue between Go-Live Faster’s customers and its solution delivery teams. Hari is a regular at industry conferences such as NACHA payments, AFP, and Windy City Summit amongst many others.

He speaks on occasion in the conferences and has delivered multiple such sessions at the Windy City Summit hosted by the Treasury Management Association of Chicago.
hari

Hari
Raghunathan

VP, Client Services & Sales
Get to know Hari
sachin
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Sachin Waingankar is a seasoned IT professional with over 18 years of experience in Financial Services Industry in Project Management, Program Management, Delivery Management and Test Management solutions.

At Go-Live Faster, Sachin is responsible for delivering technology services across India and US regions along with embedding learning and innovation of new products, technologies and platforms to assist in knowledge cultivation.

Prior to this, Sachin has held several senior positions including Director, Head of Engineering Transformation (Payments CIO) and Head of Testing, Director at Barclays.

He has also worked for organizations such as Royal Bank of Scotland, ABN Amro and Trigyn Technologies where he drove innovation, automation and thought leadership to drive overall Quality Engineering strategy for spearheading continuous delivery initiatives.

Sachin
Waingankar

Delivery Director
Get to know Sachin
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Roy Stansbury is a senior organizational leader with extensive experience as an advisor and organizational consultant, building and leading teams and providing consulting, technology and outsourcing services to start-ups, mid-size and global companies.

Over the years, Roy has developed a great global perspective and strong capability for managing organizations and personnel across cultures by living and working across Asia, Australia, Europe, India, Africa and North America. Roy has also been an integral part of Capgemini’s global leadership when Kanbay was acquired to form the Financial Services Strategic Business Unit.

He draws on extensive experience in building and scaling cross-cultural teams, and balances value and cost to deliver results that exceed expectations.

Roy
Stansbury

Advisor
Get to know Roy
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Krithika is an IT leader with vast experience in the Financial Services industry. She has led multi-disciplinary global technology teams focused on core lending, digital banking and card platform support.

With a customer-first approach, she has partnered with clients to plan and successfully deliver complex digital transformation initiatives.

Krithika has spearheaded large strategic engagements with clients like HSBC, Capital One and McDonalds during her 25-year tenure at Capgemini Financial Services Business Unit.

Krithika
Kumar

VP, Client Success
Get to know Krithika
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R N Iyer

Advisor
Get to know R N
R N Iyer, a serial entrepreneur, advises and mentors Go-Live Faster on its strategic growth.

Iyer brings with him 25+ years of experience that ranges from working for global consulting leaders such as Accenture to building companies like Cashtech, a niche cash management product company, and Vayana- a diverse financial technology company. Iyer has a deep understanding of the global financial services sector having spent majority of his career in the space.

Iyer has an MBA degree from IIM (Indian Institute of Management) Ahmedabad. Iyer works directly with the Go-Live Faster leadership team to evolve its business to meet the challenges of its customers.
Before co-founding Go-Live Faster, Mukesh worked with organizations such as Kanbay, Capgemini Consulting (formerly Ernst & Young’s consulting unit), Fundtech (now D+H) and Banks such as Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, and Standard Chartered.

Formerly, in his role as CTO at Go-Live Faster, Mukesh headed engineering and solutions delivery of Go-Live Faster’s Readiness solutions.

Mukesh has helped successfully deliver Go-Live Faster’s solutions to clients such as TD Bank, UMB, M&I Bank (now BMO Harris), FNFG, and East West Bank among others. He is passionate about innovating products that use statistical algorithms, analytics and AI to identify failure points upfront.
Before co-founding Go-Live Faster, Mukesh worked with organizations such as Kanbay, Capgemini Consulting (formerly Ernst & Young’s consulting unit), Fundtech (now D+H) and Banks such as Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, and Standard Chartered.

Formerly, in his role as CTO at Go-Live Faster, Mukesh headed engineering and solutions delivery of Go-Live Faster’s Readiness solutions.

Mukesh has helped successfully deliver Go-Live Faster’s solutions to clients such as TD Bank, UMB, M&I Bank (now BMO Harris), FNFG, and East West Bank among others. He is passionate about innovating products that use statistical algorithms, analytics and AI to identify failure points upfront.
roy

Roy Stansbury

Advisor
Get to know Roy
Roy Stansbury is a senior organizational leader with extensive experience as an advisor and organizational consultant, building and leading teams and providing consulting, technology and outsourcing services to start-ups, mid-size and global companies.

Over the years, Roy has developed a great global perspective and strong capability for managing organizations and personnel across cultures by living and working across Asia, Australia, Europe, India, Africa and North America.

Roy has also been an integral part of Capgemini’s global leadership when Kanbay was acquired to form the Financial Services Strategic Business Unit.

He draws on extensive experience in building and scaling cross-cultural teams, and balances value and cost to deliver results that exceed expectations.


Before co-founding Go-Live Faster, Mukesh worked with organizations such as Kanbay, Capgemini Consulting (formerly Ernst & Young’s consulting unit), Fundtech (now D+H) and Banks such as Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, and Standard Chartered.

Formerly, in his role as CTO at Go-Live Faster, Mukesh headed engineering and solutions delivery of Go-Live Faster’s Readiness solutions.

Mukesh has helped successfully deliver Go-Live Faster’s solutions to clients such as TD Bank, UMB, M&I Bank (now BMO Harris), FNFG, and East West Bank among others. He is passionate about innovating products that use statistical algorithms, analytics and AI to identify failure points upfront.
krishna

Krishna Iyer

Advisor & Co-Founder
Get to know Krishna
Krishna Iyer is the Co-founder of Go-Live Faster and a prolific speaker and author. Educated as a Chartered Accountant (CPA equivalent), Krishna drives the sales, marketing, business development, and finance functions at Go-Live Faster.

He also plays a critical role in developing the culture with his background as a behavioral trainer.

Prior to co-founding Go-Live Faster, Krishna worked with Kanbay Software (now Capgemini) where he was involved with clients such as CitiFinancial, HSBC, IBM, GE, etc. Krishna has diverse interests ranging from banking technology, CMM consulting to soft skill training, spirituality and NLP (neuro linguistic programming).

kevin

Kevin Connelly

Advisor
Get to know Kevin
With 35+ years of experience in the banking, financial services domain, Kevin Connelly advises Go-Live Faster on its growth and overall strategy.

Kevin brings with him a unique perspective to Go-Live Faster given his work with FinTech companies such as Trintech and banks such as Wells Fargo, Union Bank, Commerce Bank amongst many others.

Kevin works with the Go-Live Faster management team in a very hands-on manner, sharing his experiences across sales, product management, operations and treasury management functions. Kevin is based out of Kansas.
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Art Emrich

Advisor
Get to know Art
Art Emrich advises Go-Live Faster on human resources and organizational culture. He has served as Director of Knowledge Management and Vice President of Learning and Organizational Culture at Kanbay.

Starting as a programmer, he became a systems designer for HR systems at the Savannah River Plant. Art has conducted Action-Learning programs for Volvo using the Harvard Business School leadership curriculum.

Art has an MBA from the University of South Carolina and a PhD in Behavioral Sciences from Alpha University.
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Iyer has an MBA degree from IIM (Indian Institute of Management) Ahmedabad. Iyer works directly with the Go-Live Faster leadership team to evolve its business to meet the challenges of its customers.

‍R N Iyer, a serial entrepreneur, advises and mentors Go-Live Faster on its strategic growth.Iyer brings with him 25+ years of experience that ranges from working for global consulting leaders such as Accenture to building companies like Cashtech, a niche cash management product company, and Vayana- a diverse financial technology company. Iyer has a deep understanding of the global financial services sector having spent majority of his career in the space.

R N
Iyer

Advisor
Get to know R N
krishna
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Krishna Iyer is the Co-founder of Go-Live Faster and a prolific speaker and author. Educated as a Chartered Accountant (CPA equivalent), Krishna drives the sales, marketing, business development, and finance functions at Go-Live Faster. He also plays a critical role in developing the culture with his background as a behavioral trainer.

Prior to co-founding Go-Live Faster, Krishna worked with Kanbay Software (now Capgemini) where he was involved with clients such as CitiFinancial, HSBC, IBM, GE, etc. Krishna has diverse interests ranging from banking technology, CMM consulting to soft skill training, spirituality and NLP (neuro linguistic programming).

Krishna
Iyer

Advisor & Co-Founder
Get to know Krishna
kevin
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With 35+ years of experience in the banking, financial services domain, Kevin Connelly advises Go-Live Faster on its growth and overall strategy.

Kevin brings with him a unique perspective to Go-Live Faster given his work with FinTech companies such as Trintech and banks such as Wells Fargo, Union Bank, Commerce Bank amongst many others.

Kevin works with the Go-Live Faster management team in a very hands-on manner, sharing his experiences across sales, product management, operations and treasury management functions. Kevin is based out of Kansas.

Kevin
Connelly

Advisor
Get to know Kevin
art
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Art Emrich advises Go-Live Faster on human resources and organizational culture. He has served as Director of Knowledge Management and Vice President of Learning and Organizational Culture at Kanbay.

Starting as a programmer, he became a systems designer for HR systems at the Savannah River Plant. Art has conducted Action-Learning programs for Volvo using the Harvard Business School leadership curriculum.

Art has an MBA from the University of South Carolina and a PhD in Behavioral Sciences from Alpha University.

Art
Emrich

Advisor
Get to know Art
Mukesh

Mukesh Mulchandani

CEO & CO-FOUNDER
Get to know Mukesh
Mukesh is the co-founder and CEO of Go-Live Faster. Mukesh is a technology evangelist with significant experience in the Banking and Financial Services sector. Over the years, Mukesh has created and implemented diverse banking Readiness solutions for key projects. He has also been instrumental in evaluating and creating technology implementation strategies for Banks.

Before co-founding Go-Live Faster, Mukesh worked with organizations such as Kanbay, Capgemini Consulting (formerly Ernst & Young’s consulting unit), Fundtech (now D+H) and Banks such as Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, and Standard Chartered.

Formerly, in his role as CTO at Go-Live Faster, Mukesh headed engineering and solutions delivery of Go-Live Faster’s Readiness solutions.

Mukesh has helped successfully deliver Go-Live Faster’s solutions to clients such as TD Bank, UMB, M&I Bank (now BMO Harris), FNFG, and East West Bank among others. He is passionate about innovating products that use statistical algorithms, analytics and AI to identify failure points upfront.
hari

Hari Raghunathan

VP, Client Services & Sales
Get to know Hari
Hari Raghunathan heads Global Sales, Marketing, and North America Operations. He is based out of Philadelphia, PA and manages the US Head Office in Wilmington, DE. Hari brings with him 15+ years experience. In his role at Go-Live Faster, he drives corporate branding, global sales & partnerships, and strategic solutioning. Over the years, Hari has experienced the challenges banks face in launching/releasing products and plays a vital role in facilitating the dialogue between Go-Live Faster’s customers and its solution delivery teams. Hari is a regular at industry conferences such as NACHA payments, AFP, and Windy City Summit amongst many others. He speaks on occasion in the conferences and has delivered multiple such sessions at the Windy City Summit hosted by the Treasury Management Association of Chicago.
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EK

Ekambaram Ramachandran

Sr. Vice President
Get to know Ekambaram
Ekambaram (EK) is a senior IT professional with over 27 years of experience in Projects Strategy, Operations, Delivery, Customer Relationships and Account Management.

Over the years, EK has managed several organization level programs including implementation of Quality Systems, Knowledge Management and Business Development.

He has also managed Practice streams for Testing, RPA, and Business Intelligence. EK is a Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA) and a Trained Auditor.

He has worked with Infosys, Capgemini, and Syntel in the past where he has successfully managed large teams of 600+ and mentored them towards the common goal through Global Delivery Centers in the US, UK, and EU.
Before co-founding Go-Live Faster, Mukesh worked with organizations such as Kanbay, Capgemini Consulting (formerly Ernst & Young’s consulting unit), Fundtech (now D+H) and Banks such as Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, and Standard Chartered.

Formerly, in his role as CTO at Go-Live Faster, Mukesh headed engineering and solutions delivery of Go-Live Faster’s Readiness solutions.

Mukesh has helped successfully deliver Go-Live Faster’s solutions to clients such as TD Bank, UMB, M&I Bank (now BMO Harris), FNFG, and East West Bank among others. He is passionate about innovating products that use statistical algorithms, analytics and AI to identify failure points upfront.
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sachin

Sachin Waingankar

Delivery Director
Get to know Waingankar
Sachin Waingankar is a seasoned IT professional with over 18 years of experience in Financial Services Industry in Project Management, Program Management, Delivery Management and Test Management solutions.

At Go-Live Faster, Sachin is responsible for delivering technology services across India and US regions along with embedding learning and innovation of new products, technologies and platforms to assist in knowledge cultivation.

Prior to this, Sachin has held several senior positions including Director, Head of Engineering Transformation (Payments CIO) and Head of Testing, Director at Barclays.

He has also worked for organizations such as Royal Bank of Scotland, ABN Amro and Trigyn Technologies where he drove innovation, automation and thought leadership to drive overall Quality Engineering strategy for spearheading continuous delivery initiatives.
rn

R N Iyer

CEO & CO-FOUNDER
Get to know R N
R N Iyer, a serial entrepreneur, advises and mentors Go-Live Faster on its strategic growth.

Iyer brings with him 25+ years of experience that ranges from working for global consulting leaders such as Accenture to building companies like Cashtech, a niche cash management product company, and Vayana- a diverse financial technology company. Iyer has a deep understanding of the global financial services sector having spent majority of his career in the space.

Iyer has an MBA degree from IIM (Indian Institute of Management) Ahmedabad. Iyer works directly with the Go-Live Faster leadership team to evolve its business to meet the challenges of its customers.
Before co-founding Go-Live Faster, Mukesh worked with organizations such as Kanbay, Capgemini Consulting (formerly Ernst & Young’s consulting unit), Fundtech (now D+H) and Banks such as Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, and Standard Chartered.

Formerly, in his role as CTO at Go-Live Faster, Mukesh headed engineering and solutions delivery of Go-Live Faster’s Readiness solutions.

Mukesh has helped successfully deliver Go-Live Faster’s solutions to clients such as TD Bank, UMB, M&I Bank (now BMO Harris), FNFG, and East West Bank among others. He is passionate about innovating products that use statistical algorithms, analytics and AI to identify failure points upfront.
roy

Roy Stansbury

CEO & CO-FOUNDER
Get to know Roy
Roy Stansbury is a senior organizational leader with extensive experience as an advisor and organizational consultant, building and leading teams and providing consulting, technology and outsourcing services to start-ups, mid-size and global companies.

Over the years, Roy has developed a great global perspective and strong capability for managing organizations and personnel across cultures by living and working across Asia, Australia, Europe, India, Africa and North America.

Roy has also been an integral part of Capgemini’s global leadership when Kanbay was acquired to form the Financial Services Strategic Business Unit.

He draws on extensive experience in building and scaling cross-cultural teams, and balances value and cost to deliver results that exceed expectations.

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krishna

Krishna Iyer

CEO & CO-FOUNDER
Get to know Krishna
Krishna Iyer is the Co-founder of Go-Live Faster and a prolific speaker and author. Educated as a Chartered Accountant (CPA equivalent), Krishna drives the sales, marketing, business development, and finance functions at Go-Live Faster.

He also plays a critical role in developing the culture with his background as a behavioral trainer.

Prior to co-founding Go-Live Faster, Krishna worked with Kanbay Software (now Capgemini) where he was involved with clients such as CitiFinancial, HSBC, IBM, GE, etc. Krishna has diverse interests ranging from banking technology, CMM consulting to soft skill training, spirituality and NLP (neuro linguistic programming).
BACK
kevin

Kevin Connelly

CEO & CO-FOUNDER
Get to know Kevin
With 35+ years of experience in the banking, financial services domain, Kevin Connelly advises Go-Live Faster on its growth and overall strategy.

Kevin brings with him a unique perspective to Go-Live Faster given his work with FinTech companies such as Trintech and banks such as Wells Fargo, Union Bank, Commerce Bank amongst many others.

Kevin works with the Go-Live Faster management team in a very hands-on manner, sharing his experiences across sales, product management, operations and treasury management functions. Kevin is based out of Kansas.
art

Art Emrich

CEO & CO-FOUNDER
Get to know Art
Art Emrich advises Go-Live Faster on human resources and organizational culture. He has served as Director of Knowledge Management and Vice President of Learning and Organizational Culture at Kanbay.

Starting as a programmer, he became a systems designer for HR systems at the Savannah River Plant. Art has conducted Action-Learning programs for Volvo using the Harvard Business School leadership curriculum.

Art has an MBA from the University of South Carolina and a PhD in Behavioral Sciences from Alpha University.
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executive team

Mukesh
Mukesh Mulchandani
CEO & Co-Founder

Mukesh is the co-founder and CEO of Go-Live Faster. Mukesh is a technology evangelist with significant experience in the Banking and Financial Services sector. Over the years, Mukesh has created and implemented diverse banking Readiness solutions for key projects. He has also been instrumental in evaluating and creating technology implementation strategies for Banks.

Before co-founding Go-Live Faster, Mukesh worked with organizations such as Kanbay, Capgemini Consulting (formerly Ernst & Young’s consulting unit), Fundtech (now D+H) and Banks such as Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, and Standard Chartered.

Formerly, in his role as CTO at Go-Live Faster, Mukesh headed engineering and solutions delivery of Go-Live Faster’s Readiness solutions.

Mukesh has helped successfully deliver Go-Live Faster’s solutions to clients such as TD Bank, UMB, M&I Bank (now BMO Harris), FNFG, and East West Bank among others. He is passionate about innovating products that use statistical algorithms, analytics and AI to identify failure points upfront.

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Hari Raghunathan
VP, Client Services & Sales

Hari Raghunathan heads Global Sales, Marketing, and North America Operations. He is based out of Philadelphia, PA and manages the US Head Office in Wilmington, DE.

Hari brings with him 15+ years experience. In his role at Go-Live Faster, he drives corporate branding, global sales & partnerships, and strategic solutions.

Over the years, Hari has experienced the challenges banks face in launching/releasing products and plays a vital role in facilitating the dialogue between Go-Live Faster’s customers and its solution delivery teams.

Hari is a regular at industry conferences such as NACHA payments, AFP, and Windy City Summit amongst many others. He speaks on occasion in the conferences and has delivered multiple such sessions at the Windy City Summit hosted by the Treasury Management Association of Chicago.

EK
Ekambaram Ramachandran
Sr. Vice President

Ekambaram (EK) is a senior IT professional with over 27 years of experience in Projects Strategy, Operations, Delivery, Customer Relationships and Account Management.

Over the years, EK has managed several organization level programs including implementation of Quality Systems, Knowledge Management and Business Development.

He has also managed Practice streams for Testing, RPA, and Business Intelligence. EK is a Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA) and a Trained Auditor.

He has worked with Infosys, Capgemini, and Syntel in the past where he has successfully managed large teams of 600+ and mentored them towards the common goal through Global Delivery Centers in the US, UK, and EU.

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Sachin Waingankar
Delivery Director

Sachin Waingankar is a seasoned IT professional with over 18 years of experience in Financial Services Industry in Project Management, Program Management, Delivery Management and Test Management solutions.

At Go-Live Faster, Sachin is responsible for delivering technology services across India and US regions along with embedding learning and innovation of new products, technologies and platforms to assist in knowledge cultivation.

Prior to this, Sachin has held several senior positions including Director, Head of Engineering Transformation (Payments CIO) and Head of Testing, Director at Barclays.

He has also worked for organizations such as Royal Bank of Scotland, ABN Amro and Trigyn Technologies where he drove innovation, automation and thought leadership to drive overall Quality Engineering strategy for spearheading continuous delivery initiatives.

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R N Iyer

R N Iyer, a serial entrepreneur, advises and mentors Go-Live Faster on its strategic growth.

Iyer brings with him 25+ years of experience that ranges from working for global consulting leaders such as Accenture to building companies like Cashtech, a niche cash management product company, and Vayana- a diverse financial technology company. Iyer has a deep understanding of the global financial services sector having spent majority of his career in the space.

Iyer has an MBA degree from IIM (Indian Institute of Management) Ahmedabad. Iyer works directly with the Go-Live Faster leadership team to evolve its business to meet the challenges of its customers.

roy
Roy Stansbury

Roy Stansbury is a senior organizational leader with extensive experience as an advisor and organizational consultant, building and leading teams and providing consulting, technology and outsourcing services to start-ups, mid-size and global companies.

Over the years, Roy has developed a great global perspective and strong capability for managing organizations and personnel across cultures by living and working across Asia, Australia, Europe, India, Africa and North America.

Roy has also been an integral part of Capgemini’s global leadership when Kanbay was acquired to form the Financial Services Strategic Business Unit.

He draws on extensive experience in building and scaling cross-cultural teams, and balances value and cost to deliver results that exceed expectations.

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Krishna Iyer
Co- Founder

Krishna Iyer is the Co-founder of Go-Live Faster and a prolific speaker and author. Educated as a Chartered Accountant (CPA equivalent), Krishna drives the sales, marketing, business development, and finance functions at Go-Live Faster.

He also plays a critical role in developing the culture with his background as a behavioral trainer.

Prior to co-founding Go-Live Faster, Krishna worked with Kanbay Software (now Capgemini) where he was involved with clients such as CitiFinancial, HSBC, IBM, GE, etc. Krishna has diverse interests ranging from banking technology, CMM consulting to soft skill training, spirituality and NLP (neuro linguistic programming).

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Kevin Connelly

With 35+ years of experience in the banking, financial services domain, Kevin Connelly advises Go-Live Faster on its growth and overall strategy.

Kevin brings with him a unique perspective to Go-Live Faster given his work with FinTech companies such as Trintech and banks such as Wells Fargo, Union Bank, Commerce Bank amongst many others.

Kevin works with the Go-Live Faster management team in a very hands-on manner, sharing his experiences across sales, product management, operations and treasury management functions. Kevin is based out of Kansas.

art
Art Emrich

Art Emrich advises Go-Live Faster on human resources and organizational culture. He has served as Director of Knowledge Management and Vice President of Learning and Organizational Culture at Kanbay.

Starting as a programmer, he became a systems designer for HR systems at the Savannah River Plant. Art has conducted Action-Learning programs for Volvo using the Harvard Business School leadership curriculum.

Art has an MBA from the University of South Carolina and a PhD in Behavioral Sciences from Alpha University.

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Mukesh
Mukesh Mulchandani
CEO & Co-Founder

Mukesh is the co-founder and CEO of Go-Live Faster. Mukesh is a technology evangelist with significant experience in the Banking and Financial Services sector. Over the years, Mukesh has created and implemented diverse banking Readiness solutions for key projects. He has also been instrumental in evaluating and creating technology implementation strategies for Banks.
Before co-founding Go-Live Faster, Mukesh worked with organizations such as Kanbay, Capgemini Consulting (formerly Ernst & Young’s consulting unit), Fundtech (now D+H) and Banks such as Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, and Standard Chartered.
Formerly, in his role as CTO at Go-Live Faster, Mukesh headed engineering and solutions delivery of Go-Live Faster’s Readiness solutions.
Mukesh has helped successfully deliver Go-Live Faster’s solutions to clients such as TD Bank, UMB, M&I Bank (now BMO Harris), FNFG, and East West Bank among others. He is passionate about innovating products that use statistical algorithms, analytics and AI to identify failure points upfront.

hari
Hari Raghunathan
VP, Client Services & Sales

Hari Raghunathan heads Global Sales, Marketing, and North America Operations. He is based out of Philadelphia, PA and manages the US Head Office in Wilmington, DE.
Hari brings with him 15+ years experience. In his role at Go-Live Faster, he drives corporate branding, global sales & partnerships, and strategic solutions.
Over the years, Hari has experienced the challenges banks face in launching/releasing products and plays a vital role in facilitating the dialogue between Go-Live Faster’s customers and its solution delivery teams.
Hari is a regular at industry conferences such as NACHA payments, AFP, and Windy City Summit amongst many others. He speaks on occasion in the conferences and has delivered multiple such sessions at the Windy City Summit hosted by the Treasury Management Association of Chicago.

EK
Ekambaram Ramachandran
Sr. Vice President

Ekambaram (EK) is a senior IT professional with over 27 years of experience in Projects Strategy, Operations, Delivery, Customer Relationships and Account Management.
Over the years, EK has managed several organization level programs including implementation of Quality Systems, Knowledge Management and Business Development.
He has also managed Practice streams for Testing, RPA, and Business Intelligence. EK is a Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA) and a Trained Auditor.
He has worked with Infosys, Capgemini, and Syntel in the past where he has successfully managed large teams of 600+ and mentored them towards the common goal through Global Delivery Centers in the US, UK, and EU.

sachin
Sachin Waingankar
Delivery Director

Sachin Waingankar is a seasoned IT professional with over 18 years of experience in Financial Services Industry in Project Management, Program Management, Delivery Management and Test Management solutions.
At Go-Live Faster, Sachin is responsible for delivering technology services across India and US regions along with embedding learning and innovation of new products, technologies and platforms to assist in knowledge cultivation.
Prior to this, Sachin has held several senior positions including Director, Head of Engineering Transformation (Payments CIO) and Head of Testing, Director at Barclays.
He has also worked for organizations such as Royal Bank of Scotland, ABN Amro and Trigyn Technologies where he drove innovation, automation and thought leadership to drive overall Quality Engineering strategy for spearheading continuous delivery initiatives.

rn
R N Iyer

R N Iyer, a serial entrepreneur, advises and mentors Go-Live Faster on its strategic growth.
Iyer brings with him 25+ years of experience that ranges from working for global consulting leaders such as Accenture to building companies like Cashtech, a niche cash management product company, and Vayana- a diverse financial technology company. Iyer has a deep understanding of the global financial services sector having spent majority of his career in the space.
Iyer has an MBA degree from IIM (Indian Institute of Management) Ahmedabad. Iyer works directly with the Go-Live Faster leadership team to evolve its business to meet the challenges of its customers.

roy
Roy Stansbury

Roy Stansbury is a senior organizational leader with extensive experience as an advisor and organizational consultant, building and leading teams and providing consulting, technology and outsourcing services to start-ups, mid-size and global companies.
Over the years, Roy has developed a great global perspective and strong capability for managing organizations and personnel across cultures by living and working across Asia, Australia, Europe, India, Africa and North America.
Roy has also been an integral part of Capgemini’s global leadership when Kanbay was acquired to form the Financial Services Strategic Business Unit.
He draws on extensive experience in building and scaling cross-cultural teams, and balances value and cost to deliver results that exceed expectations.

krishna
Krishna Iyer

Krishna Iyer is the Co-founder of Go-Live Faster and a prolific speaker and author. Educated as a Chartered Accountant (CPA equivalent), Krishna drives the sales, marketing, business development, and finance functions at Go-Live Faster.
He also plays a critical role in developing the culture with his background as a behavioral trainer.
Prior to co-founding Go-Live Faster, Krishna worked with Kanbay Software (now Capgemini) where he was involved with clients such as CitiFinancial, HSBC, IBM, GE, etc. Krishna has diverse interests ranging from banking technology, CMM consulting to soft skill training, spirituality and NLP (neuro linguistic programming).

kevin
Kevin Connelly

With 35+ years of experience in the banking, financial services domain, Kevin Connelly advises Go-Live Faster on its growth and overall strategy.
Kevin brings with him a unique perspective to Go-Live Faster given his work with FinTech companies such as Trintech and banks such as Wells Fargo, Union Bank, Commerce Bank amongst many others.
Kevin works with the Go-Live Faster management team in a very hands-on manner, sharing his experiences across sales, product management, operations and treasury management functions. Kevin is based out of Kansas.

art
Art Emrich

Art Emrich advises Go-Live Faster on human resources and organizational culture. He has served as Director of Knowledge Management and Vice President of Learning and Organizational Culture at Kanbay.
Starting as a programmer, he became a systems designer for HR systems at the Savannah River Plant. Art has conducted Action-Learning programs for Volvo using the Harvard Business School leadership curriculum.
Art has an MBA from the University of South Carolina and a PhD in Behavioral Sciences from Alpha University.


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