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Our Leaders

Sachin Salunkhe

Mr. Sachin Salunkhe

Chairman, BlackHat Syndicus
Businessman and Innovator

Innovation in the Telecom Sector in India in the early days of mobile. Launched QR code/POS Machines for payments in India. Started OTMSPL, the biggest money transfer company in India.

  • Multiple successful ventures in Telecom, OTT Technology, Sports, ISP, FINTECH, Payment Aggregator, Neo Banking, Cross Border Remittance and Aviation industries.
  • Serial Investor with more than 104 companies in the portfolio.
  • Worked with several Financial Institutions. Also, with SWIFT for cross-border fund transfer platform.

Mr. Deepak Barge

Founder & Managing Director, BlackHat Syndicus
Senior Director of Cloud Engineering, Chargebee

Award-winning author, entrepreneur, and thought leader with over 15 years of experience building and scaling products across B2B enterprise SaaS companies.
Mentor, thought leader, and career coach. Entrepreneur-in-residence at Sequoia Capital for a period of over 4 years. Likes to invest in ideas, and people and partner with founders to execute it.

• Sequoia Capital, a VC form specializing in seed stage, early stage and growth stage investments in private companies
• Leadership role in technology and strategy at Salesforce – A Fortune 500 company and SaaS pioneer.
• Built ground technology stack and scaled it to millions of users at Slack – A B2B enterprise collaboration disruptor
• Cloud engineering technologist to scale B2B fintech giant Chargebee
• Director of Super Galaxy Sports Pvt Ltd which is launching global leagues in crickets and creating several sports assets.

Mr. Sunil Nikhar

Director, BlackHat Syndicus
Serial entrepreneur & Accomplished business executive with over 30+ years of experience in India and USA.
E&Y Entrepreneur Of The Year Award Winner​

Launched multiple businesses with niche products, built highly skilled interdisciplinary teams, raised capital via strategic / angel / VC investments, and lead successful M&A.

Experience in multiple domains such as Fintech, Healthcare, Digital, Mobile, Agritech, Cleantech, Logistics, Analytics, IB in various roles and responsibilities.

Mrs. Shweta Salunkhe

Chief Legal Officer, Blackhat Syndicus
Co-founder and CEO of Edge Aviation ​

CLO of multiple companies such as OTMSPL, Ana Infra, Eumsig Foodworks, Glocal Foods, Super Galaxy Sports, etc

  • launched revolutionary innovation in the Fin-tech industry to enable 1.2 billion Indians to transact cash-less and paper-less payments.

  • QR code / POS/AEPS/UPI/E-WALLET executed successfully.

  • Mrs. Salunkhe has won many legal battles for fin-tech and corporates in the Supreme Court Of India.
  • Launched AEPS (Aadhar Enabled Payment System) in North East India – Tannpay. Co-founder of OTMSPL, one of the biggest money transfer companies in India.

Mr. Shailendra Gaikwad

Advisor, Blackhat Syndicus
CEO of Randezvous Sports Private Limited

Born and brought up in Family of Gaikwad.

  • Bought Kochi Tuskers Franchisee of IPL ( Indian Premier League) for $500 Million
  • Owner of a film distribution company in South India
  • Promoter of Pushp Cricket Academy

Mr. Karunanidhi Dalmia

Advisor, Blackhat Syndicus

Part Of Dalmia family, one of the oldest business family in India

  • Part of one of the oldest business houses in India
  • Managing Businesses in the European continent. Son of Ramakrishan Dalmia, a well-known Industrialist from 1930-40

Mr. Vikas Gupta

Advisor, Blackhat Syndicus
Ex Vice President - DBS Bank


  •   Senior Banker with around 2 decades of work experience with the best of the Foreign and Indian Banking brands; a business leader having great acumen in launching new financial services brands in diverse geographies across the Indian market
  •   Highly adept in negotiation skills at CXO level
  •   Mentoring start-ups in cloud-based SAAS and Fintech space, management consulting, and advising on fundraising to mid and large corporates
  •   Greatly networked with top Industry bodies across India and national business media
  •   Director of a multi-brand F&B company based out of Pune

Mr. Viraf N Kapradewala

Advisor, Blackhat Syndicus
CFO of M/s. Dhanbhoora & Company

having over two decades of experience as a professional in the field of accounting, process improvement, internal audit, system audit, Information Technology audits, and fraud investigation

  • CFO of M/s. Dhanbhoora & Company
  • In in1994, a mandatory requirement for training as a Chartered Accountant, He joined Amanda Shipping as an Executive – Finance. Within a short span of a year, I was promoted to the post of Manager – Finance.
  • In the year 2000, He formed my own chartered Accountancy firm by the name of M/s. Kapradewala Associates, a chartered accounting firm providing services such as accounting, auditing, taxation, etc
  • He was inducted as a partner of M/s. Dhanbhoora and Company, Chartered Accountants. Within M/s.Dhanbhoora & Company. He spearheaded the transformation of the firm from a traditional practice into a dynamic IT-driven firm of the qualifications: B.COM, FCA
    (ICAI), DISA (ICAI),
    CISA (USA)
    Viraf N Kapradewala
    21st century offering a repository of varied premium professional services including process improvement, system audit, financial fraud investigation services, and business analytics, and have most recently added start-up consulting as well.