Pyramid’s leadership team is comprised of professionals from backgrounds including Information Technology, Staffing, Business, Financial Services, New Media, Education, Non-Profits, and the Military. Pyramid and its partners benefit from having these different minds around the table to drive the strategic growth and operations of the business.
Co-founder and CEO
Sanjeev’s insights and day-to-day involvement enable Pyramid Consulting to provide value-added IT solutions to numerous Global 1000 companies, as well as many growing, mid-tier firms. Sanjeev co-founded Pyramid in 1996 after garnering more than 15 years of software development and marketing experience, serving in senior management roles for several leading software consulting firms, including Wipro, TCS, and Unisys. While managing large software development and integration projects for clients operating in a number of vertical markets, he honed his technology expertise and consistently delivered to his clients targeted, cost-effective IT solutions.
Sanjeev earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronics engineering at the Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) in Pilani, India. He currently serves on the board of TAG, the Technology Association of Georgia; and GMSDC, the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council.
Co-founder and President
Ramesh is responsible for developing and strengthening Pyramid’s project solutions practice and global software development capabilities. He began his IT career in the document processing industry in 1986, solving problems for financial institutions across the globe. Over the years, he’s consulted with numerous technology systems integrator and product companies, developing an invaluable global business perspective as he travels from North America to Europe, South Africa, and South Asia.
Ramesh received a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communications engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University in Hyderabad, India. He earned a master’s of science degree in automation and control engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur.
Executive Vice President, Client Relations
Namita holds primary responsibility for setting Pyramid’s sales vision, maintaining the firm’s customer relationships, and achieving its revenue targets. While she began her career in IT as a consulting systems analyst, Namita was first a high school teacher. Today, this background contributes to her passion for playing an active role in mentoring junior sales associates.
Namita also devotes extensive volunteer hours to Atlanta’s technology community and IT professional organizations, including the Women in Technology (WIT), the Society for Information Management (SIM), and the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council, among others. With an associate’s degree in computer programming, Namita earned a master’s of science degree in mathematics at Delhi University in New Delhi, India.
Executive Vice President, Staffing
As Pyramid Consulting‘s Executive Vice President for Staffing, Miner Smith manages IT Staffing Operations for the United States. Miner has a 25+ year history of building successful Sales and Recruiting teams that have simultaneously grown the top-line and increased bottom-line profitability in each of the organizations he has led. He started his staffing career as a Recruiter, and worked his way through progressively responsible positions to ultimately become the Senior Executive for a multinational IT Staffing business unit. Miner and the team he developed grew that into the largest and most profitable division of a billion dollar family of companies.
Miner specializes in building strong teams and optimizing IT Staffing and Sales operations to maximize both client satisfaction and business profitability. His leadership of IT Staffing and services companies has focused on business growth and development into new territories and industries. He has successfully led IT Staffing organizations through boom and bust economies, business turnarounds and new brand rollouts. Notable achievements include being part of a leadership team that grew their business into one of the largest African-American owned IT staffing firms in the US. Miner operates out of Pyramid’s Corporate Headquarters in the Atlanta, Metropolitan area, and from Pyramid’s national network of offices.
Chief Financial Officer
As Pyramid’s Chief Financial Officer, Radha leads the finance and accounting team and is responsible for their day-to-day performance. She provides strategic input and forward-facing financial analyses of key business drivers. She is a leader and a change agent with a track record of transforming accounting and finance organizations with her operational insight and leadership abilities.
Radha began her career as a financial analyst at the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company progressing from financial analyst to Team Leader in a short time. As the VP of Finance and Accounting at the Weather Channel in Atlanta, she led the finance and accounting team of 30 members in delivering effective accounting and business analysis services that led to superior bottom-line results. She has also provided CFO services to a variety of small to mid-sized companies including Abundant Closet Inc., United Way and the Boys and Girls Club. Radha has a Master of Professional Accounting degree from the University of Texas and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. She also acquired a Certificate of Proficiency in Computers and Applications from NITIE, India.
Randall helps C-level executives and executive teams improve efficiency and increase revenue with strategies that fuse business practices with technology solutions. During his more than 20-year career in IT, he has employed his sales, marketing, operations, and finance expertise to help grow companies to run rates of greater than $150 million. Now he is applying that expertise to do the same for Pyramid.
Randall brings experience in leading go-to-market and sales strategies; securing venture capital funding; developing company positioning messages; defining and qualifying target markets; developing sales plans and models; and managing day-to-day business operations. He earned his degree in business administration at Piedmont College.
Vice President, Human Resources and Operations
Anoop provides strategic leadership for all HR functions at Pyramid, including organization development, performance management, recruitment, compliance, legal, employee relations, and benefits management. He has more than 18 years experience developing and implementing initiatives that have involved international operations management, process improvements, change management, project management, and P&L management. He has worked in a range of industries, from automotive manufacturing to IT consulting and technology services.
Anoop earned an MBA at Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario in Canada. He is a member of the steering committee for SHRM Atlanta Staffing Management PEG; and, a member of the executive committee of Vibha Atlanta, an organization dedicated to helping underprivileged children.
Loren King Shields
Vice President, Marketing & Digital Strategy
As Vice President of Marketing and Digital Strategy, Loren elevates brand awareness and captures market share for Pyramid. Loren brings over 15 years of increasing top-line revenue and bottom-line margin growth, having led organizations in Staffing and other industries to the next evolution of marketing, digital strategies and operations by aligning all related activity to support an organization's larger goals and objectives.
Her past positions include Vice President of TEKNO101, Director of e-Business Strategy for Select Staffing and Director of Internet Business Development for TAC Worldwide Companies. Loren has also served on the Advisory Boards of industry players including Monster.com and CareerBuilder, and has been a member of new product development teams at Google, Facebook and LinkedIn.
Vice President, Information Technology
As Pyramid’s Vice President of Information Technology, Tom manages global IT strategy and operations. He brings more than 20 years of experience from various Industries, having spent the last decade creating solutions that focused on visibility of essential business data and reporting for IT Staffing businesses.
Tom started his career as a server programmer and has steadily grown through progressively responsible positions. In his last role, Tom successfully led the IT team through 8 years of continuous 25% year-over-year business growth. Under Tom’s IT leadership Pyramid will sustain similar growth in the future.
Tom holds a Master Degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Cryptology and Finance from University of Aarhus, Denmark.
Chief Operating Officer,
Manish is critically involved in driving operations and infrastructure development across the business units of Pyramid’s operations in India. Prior to joining Pyramid in 2002, Manish worked with several large software companies and gained hands-on technical experience by managing and delivering software development projects for the financial services industry.
Executive Vice President,
A dynamic front-end professional, Anil has been a key factor in Pyramid’s growth in Asia, expanding our market share by coordinating global teams that execute large-scale projects and demonstrate how we exceed expectations in meeting offshore and domestic outsourcing needs. He is currently heading our India offshore operations, including sales in India and the UK.
Anil’s success is rooted in his knack for strategy, planning, and leadership – talents cultivated by serving in the Indian Navy for 24 years. An alumnus of the National Defense Academy in Kharakvasla, Anil earned a master’s degree in computer application and software programming and was involved in formulating the ops specifications for real-time action information systems on board surface ships and submarines. Anil also holds a master’s degree in defense studies from London University and in management from Chennai University.