Management & Board

Mikael Gislén

Chairman and Managing Director

Mikael is a Swedish national and settled in India in 1993. He has broad experience as an IT consultant in various areas of expertise, first in Sweden and then internationally. His professional strengths include business analysis, requirements acquisition and software architecture. In recent years he has focused a lot on how to understand and overcome cultural challenges and how to use agile software development methodologies and formal quality systems such as ISO 9000 in the context of outsourcing. Mikael has

Vanitha Venugopal

Executive Director, Head of Software Development

Vanitha has worked at Gislen Software since 1997 when she joined as a Software developer. She has worked in various positions such as Software Engineer, Project Leader and Project Manager and today heads the Software Development Business Area and also finds time to work with Requirement Collection and Architecture. She was involved from an early stage in our process initiative and has recently spearheaded our transformation into an agile company. She has worked abroad in Europe over shorter and longer

Vinodhini Natarajan

Manager Finance

Vinodhini is our CFO. She is a chartered accountant and has worked with Gislen Software since 2014. She has prior experience in internal audits and statutory compliance audits. Taxation and accounting fall under her area of expertise as well. She has a Master’s degree in Commerce. She also heads a team of financial analysts analysing companies and loans for one of our clients.

Shajahan Kadar Basha

Manager HR and Administration

Shaj has an HR background and ensures that all our background processes work. He is a win-win negotiator and a seasoned strategist. He engages with people to develop and sustain our energised workforce, he is strong at conflict resolution and can often bring in a positive perspective to any situation. He played a pivotal role in our Go Green Initiative by installing solar power generation systems which trimmed down our power bills. He has a B. Com and an MBA

Beena Michael

Manager Financial Services

Beena joined Gislen Software in 2008 as an accountant. She has built up the Financial Services Department from serving a single UK client to providing comprehensive bookkeeping, payroll and advanced accounting services to clients in UK, Norway and Sweden. She has an MCom from Madras University.

Nithyalakshmi Gunasekaran

System Administration

Nithya and her team ensure that our servers, solar panels, inverters, batteries and other infrastructure work efficiently 24×7. Nithya also works with software design and development including UX and has been with the company since 2005, she has a degree in Engineering (Electronics)

Philip Robinson

Senior Advisor

Philip has a background as a Chartered Accountant but has made a career within regulatory services in the UK where he ended up as Director of Financial Crime and Intelligence before he took early retirement in 2010. Since then he has been active in areas such as consulting on European Regulatory Policy for the Electronic Money Industry alongside a number of Non-Exec roles in the private, public and charitable sectors, including heading the auditing committee of the UK Supreme Court.

Glenn Croning

Non-Executive Director

Glenn is the Principal of Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Conoor and has a background as an HR professional in the IT industry. Glenn has worked for TATA-AIG, MphasiS/EDS, Wipro Spectramind, Tata Infotech, Bahwan Automotive centre and TVS-Impal. He has a BSc. in Computer Science from CBM College (affiliated to Bharathiar University) and an MBA (Marketing) from The Institute for Technology and Management.

Maria Gislén

Non-Executive Director

Maria is the director in charge of the company’s CSR-program. She has a B. Education and has many years of experience with teaching and leadership within the educational sector.

Nina Norrgård

Nina Norrgård

Non-Executive Director (Gislen Software AB)

Nina has been a member of our Swedish board since 2008. In her regular work, she is a process owner with Nordea Bank. She has a Master of Economics and an Executive MBA.