Gururaj Pandurangi

Founder and CEO

Gururaj Pandurangi is responsible for company vision, product development, investor relations and general functions at Cloudneeti, based in Redmond, WA, USA. He brings over 20 years of experience building cloud services and advising customers on advanced technology solutions.

Gururaj was a founder of Avyan Consulting, a boutique consulting firm focus on cloud architecture, automation and governance. He assisted enterprises with architecting cloud applications, planning and executing cloud migrations, setting up DevSecOps, defining and establishing cloud governance processes, implementing cost management, adopting security and compliance best practices. Prior to that he founded a multi-cloud backup and data recovery product company. At Microsoft, he architected and developed large scale cloud services such as Microsoft Azure Fabric, Windows Live ID, Directory Services, Microsoft Bing and integrations with Yahoo and Facebook.

Gururaj is a key contributor of security policies for the Center of Internet Security (CIS) benchmarks for Azure and M365, was involved in architecting and automating Microsoft Azure Blueprints, and is a frequent speaker at security events.

Andy Zhulenev

Chief Revenue Officer

Andy Zhulenev is responsible for sales, marketing, strategic partnerships and financial accounting functions at Cloudneeti, based in Redmond, WA, USA. He brings over 25 years of experience in information technology, management consulting and private equity.

Andy was a regional manager and account executive at Wipro responsible a full spectrum of application development, infrastructure management, product engineering and BPO services with over $150 million business responsibility. He is the founder of Wipro VirtuaDesk offering, now a market leader in digital workspace services. He worked at multiple companies in their early stages of market expansion such as LUXOFT, now acquired by DXC. He was a co-founder of several startups including Desktop365, sold to MaximumBit.

Andy worked in strategy consulting roles at A.T. Kearney. He was an investment officer at a private equity fund of AIG. He is an innovator at heart and worked as a startup mentor and corporate innovation advisor at Silicon Valley Innovation Center.

Pravin Kulkarni

Co-Founder and COO

Pravin Kulkarni is responsible for product engineering and operations at Cloudneeti, based in the Pune, India. He brings over 20 years of global professional experience across US, Europe and India building technology solutions, with expertise in compliance and financial services.

Pravin has architected and built internal line of business applications and managed large engineering teams in his previous roles. He has vast industry experience in working with major global organizations at the strategic, tactical and operational level from engineering and transformation standpoint. He has a strong experience in leading compliance engineering team with diverse matrix teams spread across different geographies.

Pravin was a key contributor to various corporate level initiatives like recruitment, mentoring, coaching, training, performance management and talent retention. He is a banking and financial services expert who worked at Barclays and advised multiple customers at Cap Gemini.