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 card-based 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 in Kenya), and Entrepreneurs’ Organisation East Africa. He is also a member of Smart Cards and Biometrics Technical Committee of the Kenya Bureau of Standards.