Kuldeep Deshpande

Founder & CEO

Kuldeep's experience of 20 years spans across database management, predictive analytics and manufacturing. He started his career at Kanbay which was later acquired by Capgemini. He has implemented data warehouse programs for large banks in US, UK and Australia. Passion for developing large scale database solutions and love for working with business stakeholders lead Kuldeep to co-found Ellicium solutions. At Ellicium his time is primarily spent on working with client business stakeholders to understand analytical needs and solution envisioning. At times you will find him writing a code if he is not at a client site. Kuldeep holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Masters in Software Systems and is pursuing Ph.D in Information systems. Kuldeep is a History geek and loves English and Marathi literature.

Bhushan Kharwadkar

Founder & Director

Bhushan has spent over a decade providing risk and data management solutions to the financial services sectorfor clients across US, Hong Kong, China, Middle East & India. He holds an MBA in Finance from Pune University. In his career span, he has had the opportunities to work with established brands as well as start-ups. Bhushan co-founded Ellicium purely because of his love for data & analytics. Prior to founding Ellicium, he worked with one of largest IT consulting companies in the world. He also loves to play the role of a data critique and an end user to sharpen Ellicium’s data solutions. Bhushan loves to read and watch biographies of freedom fighters; he then tries to find common traits and correlates them with the people he meets.

Yogesh Kulkarni


Yogesh has a diverse IT leadership experience of 22 years in the fields of ERP implementation, HR systems, delivery management and data science. He has worked with European and Indian multinational IT service providers. He has implemented data warehouse programs for large banks in US, UK and Australia. Yogesh was an early adopter of Big Data wave and has setup Big Data innovation and delivery teams for multiple organizations. As CTO at Ellicium Yogesh provides delivery oversight and is responsible for product development and innovation. Yogesh holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and MBA both from Pune University. Yogesh loves traveling and is an avid Yoga practitioner.