Balwant Jain is a seasoned IT professional with a wealth of experience in IT Consulting, Project Management, Software Development and Sales working with leading global organizations in the Asia Pacific.
As the founder of Optimum, Balwant has been instrumental in nurturing the company from a small start-up to becoming one of the leading IT companies in Singapore, with an Asia-Pacific presence. In his role as the CEO Balwant, actively guides the vision, mission and the overall strategic direction of the company.
Balwant is an engineering graduate from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi and holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad.
Balwant is a strong advocate for Corporate Social Responsibility and has been supporting the cause of providing education to the less privileged through Optimum's partnership with SINDA (Singapore Indian Development Association).
Chief Operating Officer
Vinod Martin is the Chief Operating Officer responsible for Operations, Strategic Planning and Project Delivery. Vinod is an IT industry veteran who brings more than twenty nine years of rich and diverse experience that spans IT Consulting, Software Development, Project Management, Business Development, Key Account Management and Project Delivery across the Asia Pacific. Before Optimum, Vinod worked with Hughes Software Systems as Regional Manager for Asia Pacific and NIIT. Vinod is an Engineering graduate and a Management graduate from XLRI, Jamshedpur, India.
Director – Business Development
Sumit heads Business Development at Optimum. He leads the acquisition, development, and retention of Key Accounts globally.
As part of the leadership team, Sumit actively shapes Optimum’s business, marketing, and communication strategy. Sumit also maintains oversight of the ongoing delivery of results.
Sumit brings more than 24 years of IT marketing and business development experience. Before joining Optimum, he has held several leadership roles in IT companies in the Asia Pacific spanning consulting, delivery and sales.
Sumit is a Business School graduate from CBS with a Post-Graduation specialization in Marketing & International Marketing.
Saravanan heads Talent Management for Optimum’s global operations and is also responsible for Key Account Management including Service Delivery.
A leading tech-professional, Saravanan brings more than twenty one years of in-depth industry experience that spans Technology Talent Management, Business Development, Key Account Management and Service Delivery across the Asia Pacific.
Saravanan holds Post-graduate qualifications in Engineering.
Vice President – Finance & Accounts
Kamal Jain leads Finance and Accounts function at Optimum.
A qualified Finance and Accounts professional with over 30 years of experience across the Asia Pacific, Kamal brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the Singapore & Asia Pacific legal environment.
Kamal plays a pivotal role in driving Optimum’s corporate accounting and finance practice, controllership of Singapore legal entity, in addition to supporting the Treasury Function for Asia Pacific Region.