CEO Today - Africa Awards 2022

ABOUT SAILESH SAVANI Known for his high energy and people-driven nature Sailesh Savani understands his title as CEO of CompuLynx to mean Chief Energizing Officer. Co-founder and CEO of CompuLynx, Sailesh is a career techprenuer with over 30+ years of industry experience having started as a programmer. Since 1994 he has invested a great deal of energy in driving CompuLynx from a single-office, 2-man upstart to its current 150-staff global status with over 400 customers in over 30 countries around the world. Born in Calcutta, India, Sailesh is a pioneer and a visionary who has spearheaded revolutionary technological innovations that include innovative application for POS in Retail, application of Smart Cards in wild life park access & payments, smart cardbased Customer Loyalty programs, and application of biometric technology to replace passwords in Retail applications and Core Banking applications among other advances. Sailesh is a graduate of Bombay University possessing a degree in Commerce and a Diploma in Computer Science, a graduate of Entrepreneurs Master Program from MIT, Boston USA, playing strategic roles in the development and deployment of end-to-end solutions in domains of Retail, Digital Identity, Fraud, and Loss Prevention. Always in pursuit of his and the company’s purpose to build “Technology for a Better Tomorrow”, Sailesh’s resourcefulness is best attested by the fact that he served as a board member of several enterprises including Nakumatt Supermarkets, EAN Kenya (the pioneering bar-coding inKenya), andEntrepreneurs’ Organisation East Africa. He is also a member of Smart Cards and Biometrics Technical Committee of the Kenya Bureau of Standards. FIRMPROFILE We help companies make informed decisions, create sustainble bottom-lines, enhance security and reduce the risk of doing business. We are a technology leader in system integration and a provider of software and hardware solutions, specializing in Retail Management, Biometric and Digital Identity. As a Software Products company, we deliver end-to-end suites of solutions to over 400 customers worldwide including enterprises, small to medium-sized companies and governments. Our cutting edge solutions help to increase the efficiency and quality of processes for the Banking, Retail, NGO/Non-profit, Education, Government and Manufacturing Industries, resulting in improved customer experience coupled with enhanced security and reduced risk. Our 25+years of pioneering experience inEastAfrica’s techspace provide you with a heritage of innovation and an unparalleled depth of capabilities. CompuLynx has successfully delivered Technology Solutions and services to over 400 businesses in over 37 countries worldwide. They rely on CompuLynx solutions every day to streamline their processes which contributes to business growth, efficiency and profitability. We go the extra mile to delight our customers through top level product quality and continuous improvement of our service offering. We do this through granting qualified presales consultancy, on-time delivery as well as timely and locally available post – sales technical assistance. Our goal is to always have “zero defect” systems. To this end, we continue to innovate in order to develop new products and solutions that help our customers improve service to their customers. CEO Sailesh Savani CompuLynx Ltd - 39 - CEO Today Af r i ca Award s 2022 - KENYA -

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