Our Team

Sanchit Vir Gogia 

Sanchit is the Chief Analyst & CEO of Greyhound Research, an independent IT & Telecom Research & Advisory firm. He also serves as Founder & CEO of Greyhound Knowledge Group that operates under three brands – Greyhound Research, Greyhound Sculpt and Greyhound Technocrat. The group currently employs experts with experience in IT Research & Advisory, Business Research & Advisory, Executive Search & Head Hunting.

Sanchit is a highly recognized and reputed IT analyst, consultant and advisor. He is also the author of the famous blog, As Disruptive As IT Gets that has readership from over 100 countries. Sanchit’s blog has been rated at number 10 in the top 20 global resources for Business IT leaders in 2014 and as one of the 50 Must-Read IT Blogs of 2013 across the globe!

Known for his passion for emerging markets and technologies, he has gained repute in the technology community by authoring numerous thought provoking reports on topics like Cloud Computing, Big Data and Customer Engagement. With nearly 15 years experience in research, strategy, sales and marketing, Sanchit has spent over 7 years as an IT analyst, advisor and consultant and works closely with multiple stakeholders in the technology ecosystem including end-users, vendors, channel partners, venture capitalist/private equity funds, government institutions and start-ups.

A serial entrepreneur, Sanchit launched his first company at the age of 16. It was one of India’s first B2C eCommerce players and the company sold eLearning-based computer courses to students across India. His second venture was an events company that he started at the age of 24. Sanchit’s latest venture is Greyhound Knowledge Group that he started at the age of 29.

Prior to establishing Greyhound Knowledge Group, Sanchit was a lead analyst for Forrester Research and helped establish multiple research practices in emerging markets.

He is a well recognized expert, commentator and speaker at various industry events. Highly sought after by the media, Sanchit is frequently quoted across both mainstream and online technology news portals. Sanchit also features regularly as the jury in multiple CIO awards.

Sanchit graduated from University of Delhi with a Degree in Economics and holds two Degrees in Marketing and Management from University of Leeds, UK.

Ashish Bhagwat 

Ashish is serving as Vice President at Greyhound Knowledge Group.

Ashish has been an intrapreneur at heart, playing impactful future-building roles within the organizations. Ashish has 16 Years of extensive experience having performed diverse roles in IT industry.He has played key roles in business leadership (P&L responsibility, marketing, strategy) as well as advisory (IT strategy &Business Operations consulting) capacity. Proven leadership skills in handling multiple-teams scenarios, setting up and running team organizations, drawing and executing the business strategy and operational plans, and in advising the customers on their Strategy and Business Improvement initiatives.

He set up the BPM practice at Wipro in 2004 and established the growth path, drove the organization through Business Development, Consulting and Talent Development.He also played an instrumental role in OrangeScape’s global expansion.

With an all-round rich experience delivering in leadership positions across diverse business markets and geographies, Ashish has been focused on impact and strategic contributions. With specialty in Strategic Marketing and Business Transformation, Ashish has also been a sought after speaker in leadership and technology. He likes to keep abreast of the market dynamics and the trends in business.

Ashish is an MBA in Information Systems and holds a degree in Engineering (Bachelor of Engineering) in Electronics and Instrumentation.

Manasi Parvatikar 

Manasi is a Research Manager with Greyhound Sculpt, the Business Research and Advisory arm of Greyhound Knowledge Group.

She comes from a background of strategy and business research and prior to Greyhound, she has worked with Evalueserve. In the past she has been a project lead for many research projects across industry verticals such as Healthcare, Banking & Finance, Infrastructure & Logistics, Power & Energy, Transportation & Logistics, FMCG, Retail, Information Technology etc. Manasi also has experience in business strategy and process modeling.

A bibliophile and a social media enthusiast, Manasi also enjoys discovering and experiencing new food cuisines. She holds a Mathematics Honors degree from Delhi University.

Manav Juneja 

Manav Juneja is the Marketing and Corporate Communications Manager at Greyhound Knowledge Group. He is responsible for driving marketing, public relations and sales enablement activities for all Greyhound companies.

Prior to joining Greyhound, Manav was working with Text 100 and servicing global technology clients like Creative Technologies, Pangea3 (a Thomson Reuters company), LinkSys, iGate Patni among others. As part of this role, Manav also worked closely with startups like EkStop, Anunta Technologies among others to help them establish their presence in India.

When not working, Manav is an avid photographer and loves to get his hands dirty with the latest in technology.

Manav is a post graduate in Public Relations and Corporate Communications from Xavier Institute of Communications, India.

Kiran Changela 

Kiran is serving as a Consultant with Greyhound Technocrat, the Executive Search arm of Greyhound Knowledge Group.

Kiran has over 7 years of experience in IT Professionals hiring at all levels and a solid track record for leading and delivering staffing projects, building consensus, directing the efforts of individuals, managing conflict and working effectively with all levels of a diverse workforce. Kiran has worked with IT companies like Mphasis and AIG. Her specialties include IT Recruitment, Executive search, Contingency placements, Corporate in-house recruitment, Specialized projects related staffing and ramping up teams within a timeframe.

Kanika Goswami 

Kanika is a Consulting Editor for the Greyhound Knowledge Group companies. She has been a journalist for almost 18 years, the last 6 years being in the technology domain. Starting her writing career with A&M Magazine in Delhi, and moving to Mumbai and Chennai, her first few years in writing were about advertising and marketing strategies. Moving to Bangalore in 2006, she joined the EFY group of publications as the Bangalore editorial head for its group publications – EFY, IT, Linux for You, ePower and Benefit.

In 2007 she joined the IDG group, with CIO magazine, and last worked with the magazine as Associate Editor, CIO.

Kanika is a prolific writer, and has been writing for both online and publications magazines on hospitality industry as well, contributing to H&FS (Hotel and Food Services Review) and The Hotelier till very recently.