The management team consists of highly-qualified individuals who
have established themselves in taking businesses from concept
to execution and generated exceptional value for the associated
- Bipin Agarwal, CEO
- Nicholas C. Kalavity, Business Development, Senior Advisor
- Andrew Myers, LEED™ AP,
Director of Real Estate and Development
- Deepak Subbaiah,
Director India Operations
- Dr. Menka Mittal, Director Environment Strategy
Board of Advisors / Client Advisory Board
- Sal Mahbouba, VP of Global Services Delivery, Avaya
- Ernie Sampias,
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Sensis
- Kamalesh Dwivedi,
SVP & CIO Network Solutions
- Rakesh Mittal, President Corbus
- Dr. Donald L. Stevens, Board Advisor
Bipin Agarwal, CEO
Bipin Agarwal as the CEO of Redhawk Investments Group has a tremendous
track record of creating businesses that generate huge returns
for stakeholders and investors.
Bipin Agarwal was a co-founder, Director, and Executive Vice
President of the North American Operations at Tanning Technology
Corporation. As a member of the company's operating committee
and board, he participated in M&A activity, developed strategic
business alliances, maintained analyst relationships, and helped
take the company public in 1999. During its peak Tanning Technology
had a market value of more than a $1B and over 500 plus employees.
He has been a seasoned Senior Executive with track record of
driving visionary technology solutions for start-up, high growth,
and fortune 500 organizations. He has been delivery focused, proactive
and has had committed leadership in development of high-performance
teams to support both business and information-technology initiatives.
He has extensive background in software development and infrastructure
build out and roll out. Prior to his executive involvement at
Tanning, Mr. Agarwal was the chief architect for several large
scale open systems, and is nationally recognized for the design
and deployment of TP monitor-enabled online transaction processing
and strategic decision support systems. He led and architected
many of Tanning's large-scale solutions including the system architecture
for E*Trade, FedEx, FundServ. His mutual funds application for
FundServ won the Canadian Information Productivity Award (CIPA)
for the best use of technology in 1995.
Currently Bipin Agarwal has been an angel investor in several
technology related ventures. He also serves as a senior management
consultant to several startups to help them define business strategy
and go-to market strategy. He defined and launched offshore management
consulting services to help clients build or optimize their offshore
IT operations. He holds an M.S. in Computer Science from IIT in
India, where he graduated as class valedictorian in 1985.
Nicholas C. Kalavity, Business Development, Senior Advisor
Nicholas C. Kalavity has joined Redhawk Investment Group to lead many of the business development efforts. Mr. Kalavity has over twenty-five years of experience in a variety of leadership business development, sales/marketing and strategic functions. Since 2001, Mr. Kalavity has operated consulting/advisory companies and and supported several start-up ventures. This has included a long standing business relationship with Mr. Agarwal involving multiple off-shore related initiatives. Through his association at FNSTAR, Mr. Kalavity helped cultivate clients for off-shore management service based services while also contributing in the areas of strategic partnerships, fund raising.
Prior to 2001, Mr. Kalavity held executive level positions with several notable telecommunications companies including TCG, Extant, and OnFiber (acquired by ATT, Dynegy and Qwest respectively). Mr. Kalavity holds a B.S. in Advertising and communications from University of Texas at Austin.
Andrew Myers, LEED™ AP, Director of Real Estate and Development
Mr. Myers joins Redhawk with significant commercial real estate and development market experience. As a market research analyst at a high-profile local brokerage, he has analyzed the historical and current market activity in local markets and developed key coefficients to provide a long term view on real estate markets. He understands the commercial real estate market and its nuances in an emerging local economy. He knows the necessary sales, marketing, and strategic techniques associated with real estate opportunities. He has been involved in leasing, investment, and development ventures, providing necessary information and resources for various projects. His strengths involve market analysis based on data and market factors, and applying this knowledge to feasibility and best use analysis. His exposure to the many facets of the commercial real estate industry and his understanding of applicable economics are pertinent to Redhawk Investments Group.
Mr. Myers holds a BA from Vanderbilt University, and he is currently a candidate for an MS in Real Estate and Construction Management from the University of Denver.
Deepak Subbaiah, Director India Operations
Deepak Subbaiah is based in Hyderabad and has experience in Law, Real Estate, Automobile and the Food Industry. He is a professional and has practiced law. He is an established entrepreneur with established manufacturing facilities in the Food industry. Mr. Subbaiah is a graduate in Commerce and Law.
Dr. Menka Mittal – Director Environment Strategy
Dr. Menka is an expert in environmental sciences and joined the Redhawk team to help grow the environment strategy for its townships. She is an expert in modeling contaminant fate and transport, biogeochemical processes and air dispersion; water and wastewater treatment design. This is going to be critical for the community within Redhawk City. She is proficient in human health risk assessment and Environmental Impact Statements .
Board of Advisors / Client Advisory Board
Sal Mahbouba, VP of Global Services Delivery, Avaya
Sal Mahbouba is the VP of Global Services Delivery for Avaya, market leader for IP telephony and telecommunication solutions. He develops the strategy for and directs the execution of all aspects of implementation, maintenance, managed services, remote & field support, global parts & logistics, and command center for Avaya direct and indirect channels. Sal has over 25 years of management experience in the hardware and software industries. In addition to Avaya, he's held various Senior Leadership positions at Oracle (Business Planning & Strategy, Product Support Services, Software Support Engineering, and IT Development & Production Support), Fujitsu (R&D, Consulting, Training, and Center Operations), as well as other Fortune 500 companies (PBX management software, network management, and application development).
Ernie Sampias, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Sensis
Mr. Sampias is the CFO of a Sensis, multi-billion dollar company based in Australia. Sensis is Australia's leading publisher of White and Yellow Pages Directories and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Telstra, also based in Australia.
Prior to this, Mr. Sampias has over 25 years of related experience in financial management roles, which include the Chief Financial Officer role for Local Matters, Inc., and McDATA Corporation. He also has 15 years of experience in several financial management roles for U S West. Mr. Sampias' last assignment for US West was as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for US West DEX, which was the Yellow Pages Directory subsidiary of US West. Mr. Sampias also has financial management roles with Aerojet-General Corporation and Convergent Communications. In addition, he has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Spectralink Corporation in Boulder, Colorado and Quark, Inc. of Denver, Colorado.
He is a graduate of Indiana University with a B.S. in Business with distinction and a M.S. Taxation degree from DePaul University. Mr. Sampias is a Certified Public Accountant (Indiana License).
SVP & CIO Network Solutions
Kamalesh Dwivedi is a Senior Vice President and the Chief Information Officer of Network Solutions, a leading provider of e-business solutions and a pioneer of the domain name registration service. Mr. Dwivedi, a seasoned and a transformational technology executive, has more than 25 years of combined experience in engineering, high technology manufacturing and Information Technology. Prior to joining Network Solutions, Mr. Dwivedi was an Executive Vice President and the CIO at TeleTech Holdings, a leading global provider of Business Process Outsourcing, in Englewood, Colorado. Dwivedi has served as a vice president and Chief Information Officer of ADC Telecommunications, a global manufacturer of broadband equipment and a supplier to the telecom and cable industries. Prior to ADC, he was the Chief Information Officer of Scientific-Atlanta, now a division of Cisco and a global manufacturer and supplier of integrated technology products in video, voice and data to the telecom and cable industries. Dwivedi led the engineering and manufacturing functions for handsets in the pioneer days of the cellular phone industry, during the 80's in Canada.
Mr. Dwivedi holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, India and a master's degree in engineering from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He also graduated from the Harvard Business School's Program for Management Development.
Rakesh Mittal, President Corbus
Rakesh is the President and Chief Operating Officer of global organization, Corbus . He is responsible for articulating and executing Corbus's strategy and managing all aspects of the company's operations. Before joining Corbus, he has successfully headed the national sales effort for Perot Systems subsidiary and served as a key executive at HCL Technologies. Rakesh was also an early contributor to the initial growth of Wipro Infotech, which is one of the world's top 15 global conglomerates in outsourcing. Having worked in two major global players from womb to tomb, he is one of the few globetrotting executives who have successfully worked in three continents in both IT and IT-enabled services. Having been an integral part of the growth story of the IT/ITES industry, he is now busy establishing global leadership in Supply Chain services and was recently selected as a 2008 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pro to Know.
Dr. Donald L. Stevens, Board Advisor
Dr. Donald L. Stevens has been the Director of the Institute for
International Business (IIB) at the University of Colorado since
its founding in 1988. Dr. Stevens was the founding Dean of the
Business School at the University of Colorado at Denver from 1981-1991
where he built the faculty from 7 to 47 in five years and built
graduate student enrollments from 300 to 1200 in five years with
9 master's degree programs. In 1986 Dr. Stevens founded the Economic
Club of Colorado, an organization of CEO's who lead Colorado's
businesses and has served as its President since that time. Beginning
in 1987 Dr. Stevens has led delegations of business executives,
community leaders and university faculty to developing economies,
meeting with government and business leaders, visiting companies
and leading academics to learn first hand how these nations are
developing and the experiences of US businesses in these countries.
He has a PhD in finance from Michigan State University and served
on the faculty of the University of Illinois and the University