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ZINFI Leadership

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Drawing on the vast experience and knowledge of our channel professionals, across all disciplines – ZINFI has built a team to not only carry our vision into the future of the channel, but to provide expert level services and support to our trusted partners and clients. A homegrown community of collaboration and inter-departmental development has helped grow and expand our products and services to the industry “best-in-breed” that they are – and the dedicated teamwork of our leadership has provided the bedrock from which this guidance can launch.

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Sugata Sanyal

Founder & Strategy

Sugata deeply loves solving complex industry problems that create jobs and opportunities for all those who are involved. Over the past three decades Sugata has worked in three large global organizations – Honeywell, Philips and Dell – learning how to put together global teams that can work together to help customers win, create multiple opportunities and do amazing things. Sugata founded ZINFI with the mission of solving the entire challenge associated with marketing directly and indirectly (via channel). Over the past several years, Sugata has led the ZINFI team to build a highly customer-focused global organization that constantly innovates and asks how can we do it better and deliver more for less.

  • Takes pride in his triple Bs: cooking breakfast, baking awesome desserts and doing fusion BBQs
  • Has traveled extensively with his family around the world over the past 30 years, visiting 19 countries and planning to see many more
  • Is actively working with his 83-year-old father to build a foundation that helps extraordinary children of parents with ordinary means
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Todd Beakey

Business Development, Americas & EMEA

All new business starts with Todd. As senior director, he is responsible for conveying the value proposition to the prospect and educating them on ZINFI’s differentiation within the market. He loves to help customers solve complex solutions using “out of the box” thinking. In addition to customer acquisition, Todd’s creativity assists ZINFI with identifying go to market strategies and new room for expansion into industry segments. Leveraging his valuable skill set of experience in new business development, he is able to quickly assess a new prospect’s needs and what solutions in the ZINFI offerings would be the best fit, and rally the team around finding best pathways to achieve growth opportunities.

  • Been catapulted off of an Aircraft Carrier as a civilian contractor
  • Certified Advanced Open Water Scuba Diver
  • Shook hands with the “Candy Man”, Sammy Davis, Jr.
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Mike Chantigian

Business Development, Americas & EMEA

Mike inspires a team who identifies net-new business prospects through a best-in-class Demand Generation platform. He considers his role very satisfying when the development strategy pays off and where results can be clearly seen, but recognizes the constant challenge and requires keeping a number of skills honed and sharpened like good business sense, financial planning, marketing skills, strategy development and implementation. He realizes the ultimate aim of our business development team is to improve our organization’s profitability by generating and managing new prospects. With a career’s worth of Reseller and Channel experience behind him, Mike brings forward the leadership component and ethos required of a true business development professional and leader.

  • Served as both an Marine NCO and Army Officer
  • Harmonica enthusiast
  • Extremely grateful and proud parent of four children
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Chris Field

Worldwide Marketing

Spearheading global marketing strategies and efforts for both internal and client needs, Chris plays the role of chief strategist for ZINFI branding and positioning. He coordinates all multi-channel digital marketing efforts to target appropriate audiences, generate a robust lead pipeline and create brand awareness and MarTech disruption. Taking the far-reaching success of our own corporate marketing and global growth as industry insights, Chris also works closely with our development and product teams to constantly enhance the services and features of ZINFI’s ever-evolving, powerful technology platform.

  • Internationally published photographer
  • World-touring guitarist and songwriter
  • Worked as a professional chef in top-rated hospitality restaurants
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Allen Chakraborty

Marketing Programs, Asia Pacific & Japan

Anjan (Allen) Chakraborty is responsible for all of the company’s APJ sales and operations and leads the program management team to deliver integrated client solutions and achieve the expected business results. Over the last nine years at ZINFI, Anjan has worked in various roles from call centre management, program management to product management and recruiting, building and overseeing high performing global team. Passionate people leader who always gives 110% & plays to win. Always strive for accuracy and fairness. Anjan is committed to stretching himself & developing his team by challenging themselves to dream big & chase down ambitious goals.

  • Loves to travel, see places and learn different cultures
  • Enjoys spending time with family and watching movies
  • Anjan is most happy in creating an inspirational culture as the foundation to unlocking growth & actively mentoring peers and team-members to help them transform & realize their full potential.
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David Ghosh

Marketing Programs, Americas & EMEA

David, our in-house Client Delivery “wizard”, is responsible for planning, development and implementation of all Internal and External delivery strategies, communications & relations activities, to ensure timely delivery of all client projects. Coordinating with other ZINFI Management at both the tactical and strategic levels to enable the defined timeline delivery on multiple accounts, he is also responsible for deployment of product upgrades, task automation & client CRM integration projects. Having been awarded by a ZINFI client with an incentive for driving exceptional result, David is a proven performer and trusted – as evidenced by the case of one client in particular coming back for six consecutive quarters, with additional business, based solely on David’s ability to deliver results.

  • Avid sports fan – played soccer and cricket at county level
  • Wants to retire at fifty to start a new hobby of becoming a violin player, follows “Samvel Yervinyan”
  • His ultimate goal in life – to spend time with his only love: his 5 year old daughter
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Melissa McNeil

Client Success, Americas & EMEA

Once a client comes on board with ZINFI, our in-house client relationship guru Melissa acclimates them to the full range of capabilities of their new product or services. Melissa has a very natural relational style that will quickly help ease any new customer. Not only can Melissa help walk you through the initial learning curve, but she can also help analyze context and situations and provide MarTech consultation on a worldwide level. Melissa works closely with all associated teams to deliver a seamless customer experience. As industry verticals constantly change and the customer’s unique needs continue to evolve, we rely on Melissa’s fast-paced learning and teaching ability and her top-notch communication skills.

  • Finished a marathon with a broken hip
  • Certified as a Texas Master Florist
  • Has lived in the northern, southern, eastern and western United States and met four U.S. Presidents
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Jasmine Cheng

Client Success, APJ

Jasmine is our first Account Director, APJ to be based in our Singapore office and will be instrumental in the build out, and expansion of ZINFI’s business across Asia. Bringing with her over 14 years of Marketing, Sales and Channel Management experience in global companies, Jasmine has an impressive track record of exceeding targets and helping her customers achieve positive business outcomes and establishing lasting relationships. Leveraging on Jasmine’s experience to develop and manage bespoke channel incentive programs will help ZINFI customers increase sales and pipeline objectives.

  • A love of golf which I’ve played since 9 years old, although I wish my handicap was that low too!
  • With an outgoing personality, I also love skiing and wakeboarding and my best stance is the “face-plant”
  • Shares an immense love for eating cupcakes with her partner and 12 year old daughter, Maia, in Singapore
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Tommy Woo

Client Success, Greater China

Tommy is an accomplished marketing professional with over 16 years of experience in the software industry. He accumulated extensive working experiences in Greater China regions, product marketing, and channel & global distribution management in his previous jobs. Tommy has a very proactive and committed attitude towards troublesome context. He believes “Nothing comes easy”, putting effort and mind into different contexts, positive results will be achieved! Tommy works closely with OEM, partners and internal team to deliver seamless marketing execution and customer experience thru ZINFI’s powerful technology platform.

  • Full marathon runner completed more than 10 years of races in Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon
  • Love traveling and photography
  • Part-time baker
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Sudip Chaudhuri

Engineering

Leading the product development team, Sudip is adept at solving the complex technical problems of developing a superior channel automation platform. He keeps the growing engineering team on target with business direction and customer feature needs, while continuously guiding the product architecture to ensure security, scalability and configurability. Internal corporate vision is combined with external customer feedback to expand the boundaries of what our automation platform is capable of, and Sudip has the hands-on and managerial technical saavy to keep the ZINFI’s Unified Channel Management pushing forward and upwards.

  • Works with a small team in his local region to provide health support to residents
  • Loves being a father to his young son and family
  • True believer in team work and character strengths

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