Mr. Ashank D. Desai co-founded Mastek Limited in 1982 and served as its Advisor since July 1, 2010. Mr. Desai served as Executive Chairman and Managing Director of Mastek Limited until January 16, 2007.

After working with Godrej and Boyce for six years, he co-founded the Mastek GmbH. Mr. Desai is an expertise in specific functional area: Planning & strategy, corporate governance initiatives and active in other CSR initiatives of the Mastek.

He is the Founder of NASSCOM and served as its Chairman. He serves as a Member of Advisory Board at IvyCap Ventures. Mr. Desai has been a Non-Executive Director at Mastek Limited since 1982 and Non-Executive Independent Director at NRB Bearings Ltd. since March 2016.

He serves as a Director of Majesco Mastek, Mastek (UK) Ltd., Majesco Software Inc., Mastek GmbH, Keystone Solutions Private Limited, System Task Group International (India) Pvt. Ltd. and Info Tech Corporation of Goa Ltd. He served as a Director of Majesco Entertainment Co. until June 26, 2015 and Majesco since 2012.

Mr. Desai holds B.E. from the Mumbai University, M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai and did his PGDM from the IIM Ahmedabad in 1979.