Meet our experts

We bring together the brightest minds, from a range of diverse backgrounds, to provide innovative solutions and an amazing experience for our partners. Meet the faces behind the technology!

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Franco Massaro

Solutions Engineering – Finance

Franco is the holder of a BSc degree in commerce with distinction from Concordia University and a proud CPA holder. His passion for financial transformation is paramount coupled with his vast, enterprise experience in accounting! He enjoyed supporting clients with their accounting operational enhancement.

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Zeina Dabbagh

Solutions Engineering – Finance

Zeina has over 14 years of experience in the Finance Technology space. Prior to joining Nakisa, her experience included corporate accounting in large public enterprises, software product management and most recently technology advisory at Deloitte. Zeina is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and a Certified IT Professional (CITP).

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Alexis Dénommée Godin

Solutions Engineering – Finance

Alexis is the older of a BSc in Business Administration with concentration in Real Estate and Finance from UQAM, and a broker’s license in commercial and residential real estate.
He’s using his market knowledge and insights into the customer’s daily operations, challenges, and goals to help shape the next generation of Nakisa Real Estate solution for clients such as Walmart & LCBO.

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Sebastiaan Bos

Product Management – HR

Sebastiaan has been working with our clients on organizational health, design, and people analytic needs for the past 20 years. Helping shape our HR product line by bridging the gap between HR and technology. He has been part of the transition from on-premise to the SaaS at Nakisa, including working on native cloud technologies and API connectors for both SAP and Workday.

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Richard Marshall

Customer Success Office

Richard has been at Nakisa since 2016. Richard has worked at JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, RBC, PNC, and SAP, and served as a CFO. Richard has a BA from the Royal Military College, an MA from Johns Hopkins University, and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Richard served for 11 years in the Canadian Forces, finishing as Captain on C-130 aircraft.

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Ali Rafique

Support Services

Ali has been working with finance and hr solution clients for the past 7 years at Nakisa and is obsessed with customer satisfaction. As part of his mandate, he works with the biggest companies that depend on Nakisa for some of their most business-critical tasks. He received a BSc in Software Engineering from Forman Christian College of Pakistan in 2015.

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Paresh Dave

Customer Implementation & Onboarding

Paresh is a SAP Certified Consultant with 9+ years of SAP FICO experience in Manufacturing, wholesale, Retail etc. Paresh has helped and led PS Team in many critical Nakisa Projects supporting our clients and their implementation of Nakisa Lease Administration solutions such as Walmart, 3M, JBS, Nuskin, Nielsen etc.

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Arun Taneja

Product Management – Finance

Arun is an MBA-Finance graduate of McGill University, Canada. He has years of experience developing Banking, CRM, and wealth management solutions for some of the largest global companies. At Nakisa he is responsible for delivering the NRE and NLA solutions that meet the business needs of our clients and keep bringing innovation to our Finance Suite.

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Manoj Shivapurkar

Support Services 

Manoj has been serving customers of the finance product line for the past 5 years. He periodically communicates with the customer to make sure they are able to use the solution in the best possible way and he takes a personal approach to providing support to them. Manoj holds a BSc and master’s in computer applications from Bharati Vidyapeeth University Pune.

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Sherif Luka

Product Management – HR 

Sherif Luka is a graduate of McGill University, where he received his BSc & MS degrees, majoring in Computer Science. Sherif has more than 17 years of experience specializing in HCM. He has worked with some of the largest companies in the world at Nakisa, is a strong customer advocate, and is a trusted advisor to our partners.

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Adam Greenwald

Customer Success Office 

Adam is a graduate of the University of Colorado. Bringing 5 years of Sales and Customer Success experience, Adam has worked with some of the biggest government, private, and public organizations globally. At Nakisa he works closely with our clients to ensure they can get the most out of our business-critical solutions.

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Bharath Siva

Customer Success Office 

Bharath is a technology focused business professional with Master of Engineering and MBA degree. He has 10+ years of experience in SaaS & IT industry in various roles. Throughout his career in Customer Success Management, he has forged mutually beneficial partnerships with global Fortune 500 clients. He focuses mainly on North American clients.
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Robert Jicsinszky

Cloud Services 

Robert is a holder of an MBA from McGill University with a specialization in strategy and analytics. He has worked on both finance and HR product lines delivering multiple projects in onboarding, implementation and SaaS upgrades. In addition, he has been working on improving and operationalizing all client release and upgrade-related activities at Nakisa.
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Sandeep Manda

Customer Implementation & Onboarding 

An IT graduate with +10 years of experience delivering financial and telecom projects across the globe to Fortune 1000. He has vast experience supporting Nakisa On-prem clients through their journey to NLA SaaS solution and supported various projects as the Project manager, one of his proud moments is when Walmart went live with NLA SaaS solution!
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Suzana de Sousa Freitas

Product Management – Finance 

Suzana is a graduate of Unifenas Brazil, where she received a bachelor’s degree in computer science. She has previously worked as an SAP ABAP Consultant in different consultant companies and is currently in the product team providing solutions related to SAP integration for Nakisa products.
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Navjot Tathgur

Product Management – HR 

With over 16 years of experience in the HR technology space, Nav’s worked with many global organizations on implementing HR Solutions and industry best practices. Prior to joining Nakisa, she spent many years at Blackberry focusing on the SAP HCM space. Working at Nakisa for 10 years, Nav’s passionate about her customers and ensuring we build the right products for our customers.
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Lionel Malonga

Support Services 

Lionel is the holder of the BSc in Business Administration with concentration in finance and accounting. The past 5 years at Nakisa have given him great expertise in functional and technical support. He thrives on addressing complex application issues. He enjoys providing the best quality services to his Finance Suite clients.
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Catalina Fulger

Solutions Engineering – Finance 

Catalina holds a BSc in Finace and is an ACCA affiliate with 20+ years of experience in finance and accounting field with strong expeirence in SAP and IFRS 16. As an ex-user of accounting solutions, she understands Nakisa’s customer needs easily and can relate to their pain points enabling her to be their best advisor. She is the co-host of Nakisa NLA Office Hours!
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Jalil Elkarfi

Cloud Services 

Jalil holds a BSc in computer Science and M.Sc. in information technology from Cardiff Metropolitan University. At Nakisa he is responsible for maintaining our cloud inventory and ensuring high solution availability and customer satisfaction! Jalil is involved throughout the client’s journey at Nakisa.

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Vijay Tabjul

Customer Success Office 

Vijay has a master’s in Commerce and Business Administration and worked with companies like Dell & Atos and led a large number of SAP experts. He is committed to achieving high customer satisfaction!

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Bhavin Topiwala

Product Management – Finance 

Bhavin is an SAP certified integration consultant with 15+ years of experience in SAP solutions. He has worked on several End-to-End implementations and support projects. Last 5 years, he has been working on the Nakisa Finance Suite where he manages Product Design, Development and SAP Integrations.

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Michele Terzaghi

Customer Implementation & Onboarding 

Michele has been serving customers of the finance product line as Project Manager and Solution Architect for the past 5 years. He has worked with some of the largest companies implementing Nakisa Lease Administration integrated with SAP and non-SAP ERP. He received a master’s in computer science engineering from the Polytechnic University of Milan.
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Umer Shafqat

Support Services

Umer is the holder of a BSc. in software engineering from the University of Management and Technology, Pakistan.

He is proud to have helped some of the biggest companies in the world with their IFRS 16 and lease management questions and he is passionate about how solutions can integrate with 3rd party software such as SAP.

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