Salil Godika

COO, India Operations

With 25 years of overall experience in Enterprise Software Product and IT Services sectors, Salil Godika is the COO, India Operations and is responsible for the overall delivery operations in India in partnership with the Synoptek India CEO. Salil’s expertise in marketing, business development as well as delivery helps link deep delivery expertise to service marketing and business development activities, while contributing to the overall growth of Synoptek’s global business. 

Over the course of his professional career, Salil has worked for over 12 years in the US for different enterprise software product companies and over 13 years in India in the IT Services sector at various CXO roles. His wide-ranging capabilities include P&L ownership as well as functional experience in Sales, Marketing, Corp Planning/M&A, Product Management, Delivery, Development and Alliances.

He has a long track record in the technology industry; at every company that he’s been a part of, Salil has helped in building and growing robust enterprise and technology services businesses. In addition to a track record of managing delivery, Salil has experience with strategy, service offering development and marketing.

Prior to joining Synoptek, Salil was associated with Technosoft Corp, where he was the CEO of the company. Before that, for about 8 years, Salil donned different hats at Happiest Minds Technologies including that of co-founder, President, and CEO. He was also an integral part of the leadership at Mindtree, as the Chief Strategy Officer. His responsibilities at Mindtree included strategy development, M&A planning, and new business incubation.

Salil was also Director, Marketing at Dassault Systems, Senior VP, Sales and Product Management at GenuOne, Director, Vertical Market Development at Documentum, and Director, Product Line Management at i2 Technologies.

Salil has a Master of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Boston University and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorke.