Abhay Pandey – CEO
Founder and CEO of MAST Consulting Group, Abhay is a visionary entrepreneur, with over 15 years of hands-on techno-consulting experience, across geographies and industries. With a keen eye on identifying unmet needs across industrial verticals, Abhay started MAST Consulting in 2016 to provide enterprises with solutions focused on Digital Strategies, Customer Experience, Enterprise Risk management (People, Process & Technology), Data Center Infrastructure (distributed and hybrid), Cloud adoption, Sustainability governance and more.
Abhay’s business acumen, grit, determination, and confidence in his vision led to the first company, MAS Tech Consulting, developing into a profitable home-grown UAE start-up, with a global footprint, all while being self-funded. Under his leadership the company’s client portfolio has grown to include market leading brands.
Continuing his entrepreneurial journey, Abhay further diversified the Group beyond its Techno-Consulting practice, adding MAS Tech General Trading as well as MAST Advisory Services into its fold, to complement their portfolio with end-to-end solutions including system integration, feasibility studies and more.With a proven track record of success over the past 5 years, the MAST Consulting Group is now also adding AI capabilities along with launching tech-led convenience applications in the B2C and B2B space in the form of MAST DigitALL, MAST B2B, MAST Connect as well as an Insights division.
S Kumar Subramania – Sr. VP
As the Senior Vice President at MAST Consulting, part of the MAST Consulting Group, S Kumar Subramania brings 30+ years of rich industry experience to the table, including 15 years in leadership roles. Kumar channels his decades of expertise and extensive knowledge towards the organization’s core interests; including, but not limited to, effective digital adoption and top-tier consulting.
A highly respected senior leader within the technology and consulting space, Kumar is equally at ease with architecting pertinent solutions as he is with strategic business consulting. Kumar’s key strength lies in successfully transforming innovative ideas from concept to reality, and further into a thriving, robust business. A key example of his strategic leadership capabilities was Kumar’s tenure with Veeras Infotek Private Limited UAE, where he was pivotal in the company’s growth and eventual integration with Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic in 2018. Following the successful integration, he went on to become the General Manager of the parent company.
With a focus on building “organizations” rather than “businesses”, Kumar’s stellar career track record underscores his ability to not only develop innovative business models that lead ideas from concept to market, but also ensure their ongoing growth with a strict emphasis on people, processes and a healthy sustainable P & L.
Along with industry certifications like ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor certification, and the Prince2 Certification, Kumar’s tech and consulting strengths extend across Innovative Solutions Design & Framework Architecture; Sustainability Consulting; Financial Planning, Audits & Assessments; Quality Assurance; Project Cost Control, Resource Augmentation, and more.
Armed with an entrepreneurial DNA and a deep understanding of the Middle East market, Kumar brings a culture of excellence and success to his current role at MAST Consulting, and will be guiding the organization through its next growth phase, expanding its client portfolio and influence across multiple industries.