K. R. NAIK -Executive Chairman
Mr. K. R. Naik is the founder of Smartlink Network Systems Ltd. He joined the Company as the Director on 31st March 1993. His vision is to make the company a premier technology Company with a strong base of Manufacturing in the Networking/ Communication field. Mr. Naik has over four decades of experience in the networking industry. He holds a Post Graduate Degree in Industrial Engg. from Jhunjunwala College, Mumbai and a Diploma in Business Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management, Mumbai. He started his career with IBM India and worked in the design and development of parts and products in IBM. He is also a former President of MAIT
ARATI NAIK -Chief Operating Officer & Director
Arati Naik has been the Chief Operating Officer at Smartlink from June, 2014 and is responsible for scaling up the Company’s operations and expanding its presence. She is actively involved in managing DIGISOL business and defining strategies for the products business. She is BE (Honours) in Computing Technology and MSc (Honours) in Business Information Systems from University of Bolton, United Kingdom.
Board of Directors
Mr. Pradeep Rane is a science graduate and has about 32 years of experience in Sales and Marketing and overall Business Management in the Pharmaceuticals industry.
Mr. Pankaj Baliga, has a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, NIT, Durgapur, a Master's Degree in Business Administration from IIM Ahmedabad and is a SPURS Fellow, Massachusettes Institute of Technology, U.S.A. Mr. Pankaj Baliga has more than 35 years of experience in management, including 30 years with the Tata Group with the last 12 years at Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS).
K. M. GAONKAR
Mr. K. M. Gaonkar possesses a Masters Degree in Science from UDC Mumbai and has 30 years of experience in the petrochemical and fibre industry. He started his career with Colour Chem Ltd as a research chemist, where he worked for a period of 7 years before shifting to Reliance Industries Ltd. He worked for 23 years in various positions in Reliance Industries, with the last six years as a Vice President in their Fibres Marketing Division.
Mr. Bhanubhai Patel holds a Bachelors Degree in Commerce and General Law and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has more than 30 years of experience in the field of Finance and General Management. He has worked with Indian Xerographic Systems Ltd. (a Modi-Xerox Joint Venture) for 10 years and for last 21 years with Oerlikon Textile India Pvt. Ltd. (part of a Swiss based Oerlikon Group) in various capacities where presently he is holding the position of Joint Managing Director
Mr. Pradeep Pande possesses Bachelors degree in Science and Legislative Law (LLB), Master degree in Labour Studies - Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General and has done Diploma in Training & Development. He has vast experience in Human Resource Management in Hindustan Unilever Limited, Aventis Pharma, Lupin Limited, Ispat Industries Limited, Binani Industries Limited and Alkem Laboratories.