At the Helm

Aatish DedhiaChief Executive Officer

As the Chief Executive Officer, Aatish defines the road map for all technology and innovation at Zycus. With a vision to leverage technology to solve business problems Aatish established Zycus in 1998. Under his dynamic leadership Zycus has created a global footprint as a leading provider of procurement software solutions with successful deployments in over 200 organizations across 20 countries.

Prior to founding Zycus, Aatish worked with Intel Corporation in the United States and was part of the core design team for the Pentium-II processor. At Intel, Aatish also introduced Internet and Intranet technologies within the Pentium-II group for improving group work and knowledge management.

Aatish has a bachelor's degree in technology (B. Tech.) with specialization in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai (India) and a master's degree in science (M.S.) in electrical engineering from Cornell University, U.S.

Carl McCauleySenior Vice President - Sales

As Senior Vice President of Sales, Carl McCauley leads the North American sales & solutions consulting team. He is responsible for the strategy & direction of the sales operations across the company’s product suite with an aim for Zycus to be the largest non-ERP procurement performance solutions provider in the world.

Carl brings over 20 years of technology sales and management experience to Zycus. Carl joins us from AFS technologies, where he led the sales and marketing team as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Supply Chain Management Division. Prior to that, he had led the high sales growth of Metric Stream into one of the leading GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) and Supplier Quality vendors.

Carl had earlier been the Chief Operating Officer of Visiprise, which acquired the manufacturing software group from Teradyne in January 2003. At Teradyne, he was the Vice President of Software Operations where he had P&L responsibility for developing and delivering manufacturing execution software to Fortune 500 manufacturers. Prior to joining Teradyne in 2000, Carl had been the President and CEO of BrightPost Solutions, the Senior Vice President of Product Management and Software Development at Fischer International Systems Corp, and the Vice President of Software Applications at IVI Checkmate (formerly Checkmate Electronics).

Richard WaughVice President - Corporate Development

As Vice President for Corporate Development, Richard leads strategic initiatives in the areas of new product introduction, market development, thought leadership, analyst relations, and strategic partner development programs.

Richard has an extensive background in B2B eCommerce, going back to his early career at GE, where he helped launch GE's Trading Process Network (TPN), the first on-line marketplace for sourcing and procurement in the mid 1990's. He had been a co-founder of B2eMarkets, one of the first SaaS (Software as a Service) Sourcing Suite providers and later covered the Supply Management market as an industry analyst for the Aberdeen Group. Prior to joining Zycus, he helped bring to market new innovations in P2P (Procure-to-Pay), helping global clients achieve world-class P2P system adoption and performance. Richard has a B.A. from Wake Forest University and is a graduate of GE’s Financial Management Program (FMP).

Chiranjib Guha Vice President - Global Operations

As Vice President of Global Operations, Chiranjib Guha is responsible for managing the complete life-cycle of Zycus' customers through operations spanning different functions like Customer Success Management, Product Service Operations, Business Process Automation and SaaS Infrastructure Hosting & Support.

Over the last 10 years at Zycus, Chiranjib has successfully led the development of Zycus' flagship product and transitioned Zycus' solution deployment model from BTF (behind-the-firewall) into a robust and secure SaaS model for the entire procurement solution suite. He brings along his customer success experience in leading the Customer Success Organization through continuous value realization and, with his technical experience, is responsible for delivering Zycus' products and services with operational excellence.

Prior to joining Zycus, Chiranjib led the technical product development and implementation of HRMS (human resources management system), payroll and taxation products for various state government entities in India and China. Chiranjib has a master's degree in computer applications and a bachelor's degree in accounting & finance.

Girish MishraVice President - Finance

As Vice President - Finance, Girish is responsible for Zycus’ financial operations, and investor and stakeholder relations. Girish has over 16 years of experience across various industries like manufacturing, financial services, and IT and software. Prior to joining Zycus, he had spent 6 years in the software industry at CyberTech Systems and Software Limited. Besides these, Girish had also worked with Ford Credit India, a car finance division of Ford Motor Company. A certified Chartered Accountant (CA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Girish also holds a bachelor's degree in law and commerce from the Mumbai University. He is also a certified Company Secretary (CS) from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.