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Safir Adeni is Managing Partner, Ineda Venture Group, an investment group involved with providing intellectual, advisory and financial capital to several start-up and emerging businesses including incubation, acceleration and M&A. He is also CEO of Bizkloud and Eknovate solutions. He has over 25 years of experience doing business in Americas, Asia, Europe and ANZ in Engineering, Technology, Services, CleanTech, Supply Chain and Manufacturing verticals. He is currently on the board of YPO, TIE and FICCI. Previously he was the MD and CEO of SITEL in India and Pan Asia directly managing >7000 professionals at Sitel India joint venture with the Tata group, Sitel Singapore, Sitel Hong Kong, and Sitel Asia Pac investments with responsibility for managing Sitel’s Pan Asia strategy and operations in China, India, Singapore, Vietnam and Thailand. During this time he was also the MD and CEO for Clientlogic ITC infotech Ltd, a JV with ITC Corporation and responsible for growing the business 8X to $100M in client revenues and 900% increase in profitability. He has also been a Director at York International (now Johnson Controls Inc.), a founder CEO of Cuibono – a dotcom start up in USA, and Director of Outsourcing at DELL responsible for outsourcing strategy and management of over 17,000 professionals to >17 centers in India, Philippines and Latin America from USA & Europe. As Director and head of DELL Supply Chain E-Business he managed budgets >$200 million to enable efficient design and sourcing of products >$30 Billion.
Safir has a Master's degree from Southern Illinois University, USA, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, with Honors, a B. Tech from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University and Global Advanced Management diploma from Kellogg School of management and Indian School of Business.