Management Team

Nilesh Patel


Nilesh is focused on helping businesses in high velocity, high volume sales to improve their sales execution and increase sales efficiencies.  He is on a mission to build LeadSquared as software partner of choice for sales execution for businesses, and he firmly believes that an awesome product and great customer service are both central to making that happen. He brings his decade long experience in sales and marketing to the team. Previously, Nilesh was the founder of Proteans, a recognized leader in software product development services space. He helped build the company from scratch to 350 people strong serving over 100 ISVs world-wide, before it was acquired by Symphony Teleca Corporation in 2010. Post-acquisition, Nilesh served as Vice-President of inside sales at Symphony before he decided to start LeadSquared. Nilesh has a degree in engineering from Delhi University, and before founding Proteans spent four years in IBM with their microprocessor test tools division.


Prashant Singh


Prashant is co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of LeadSquared. He heads all post-sales Customer Centric operations and is responsible for business retention, growth and expansion. Prior to LeadSquared, Prashant was co-founder of Proteans, and he served as the COO. Post Symphony Teleca acquiring Proteans, he served as Vice President and P & L head for business unit of Energy, Healthcare and Media verticals. Prashant is alumnus of IIT Delhi with degree in in Mathematics and Computer. Prior to founding Proteans, he was part of several product development teams in Telesoft, i2 technologies and Oracle.

Sudhakar Gorti


Sudhakar, co-founder of LeadSquared, heads the product design and development. He is on a mission to build LeadSquared as the sales execution platform of choice for enterprises. Sudhakar was one of the founders of Proteans and he served there as the CEO. He was instrumental in making Proteans a hugely successful and admired company that won several international awards for its credentials in product engineering services space. Working with dozens of world-class software vendors in the past has inspired him to take up the challenge of building the game changing software for marketers – LeadSquared. Sudhakar has a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. Prior to founding Proteans, he served in various software development roles at IBM, Talisma Corporation (now part of Campus Management Corp) and Oracle Software.


Sukhbir Kalsi


Sukhbir is a founding member of LeadSquared, and runs the product engineering team. He brings more than 20 years of web application development experience to LeadSquared, majority of which is in CRM and marketing systems. Before LeadSquared, Sukhbir has led the efforts in managing and architecting MS Dynamics CRM implementations for various medium and large enterprises, bringing in a high degree of user and customer satisfaction. His earlier experience includes software development and management for Proteans and NetSolutions. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Karnataka University, Dharward.