Managing Team

GCOM is led by a diverse and talented Managing Team.  Our Managing Team is hands on – you will see and hear from us daily on our client engagements, you will see us at industry conferences sharing point of views on emerging business and technology trends, and you will see us in our communities contributing to social causes we are passionate about.  Our Managing Team is introduced below:

Uploaded Image: /uploads/management-team/Riyaz.jpgMr. Girish Bhatia, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), founded GCOM Software in 2005 as a boutique custom software development shop serving New York State and Municipal governments.   Under the leadership of Mr. Bhatia, GCOM has expanded its geographic presence to NY, NJ, FL, MA and MN. GCOM has achieved phenomenal growth; CAGR of 20% for past five years; Fastest growing IT Company in the Capital Region for the past five years and revenue of $75 million for FY 2016.   Prior to GCOM, Girish founded and led several successful information technology companies.  In 1989 Girish started A & G Software, a company providing IT services to several of the largest US Banks such as Bank of America, First National Bank of Chicago, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.  In 1997, Girish formed a joint venture with Rapid Application Developers (RAD Systems) and entered the Public Sector Vertical serving the State of New York Agencies. Under his leadership, the company excelled in creating mission critical, distributed applications for various state and commercial enterprises. RAD Systems was acquired by the seventh largest independent IT services provider in North America, CGI (NYSE-GIB www.cgi.com) in 2002. Mr. Bhatia remained with CGI and was promoted to CEO CGI India; he was instrumental in tripling the offshore operations for CGI India during his 2-year tenure.

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Mr. Riyaz Ladkhan, Managing Partner, has almost 20 years of experience in the IT industry with in-depth expertise to a variety of leading information technology platforms Microsoft, Oracle, JAVA, Salesforce and numerous commercial off the shelf technology platforms.  Riyaz has experience managing large, diverse information technology projects which include application development, re-engineering, analysis and design, systems design and implementation of various solutions in domains such as health care, licensing, and case management.

As a Managing Partner, Riyaz leads the execution of strategies, GCOM's day-to-day-operations, as well as leading the company's development and technology strategies. He is also responsible for resource management, RFP responses, and project estimation.

Uploaded Image: /uploads/management-team/Riyaz.jpgMr. Abid Bargeer, Managing Partner, has over twenty-five years of experience in designing and implementing distributed (client server and web) systems using Java/J2EE technologies, and has a strong delivery record. In the past few years, Abid has architected and modernized systems for various public section agencies using Java/J2EE, Curam and WebSphere technologies. Abid has expert knowledge of Java, J2EE, XML/XSLT, UML, design patterns and Service oriented Architecture (SOA).

As a Managing Partner, Abid is responsible for developing, maintaining, and enhancing GCOM’s portfolio of proprietary solutions, technology components, and accelerators that enable GCOM to deliver differentiated technology services to our clients.


Uploaded Image: /uploads/management-team/Riyaz.jpgMr. Rahul BhosleManaging Partner, is an entrepreneurial and focused IT professional with over 20 years of experience delivering quality solutions to state and local agencies. Rahul drives results through a combination of leadership, initiative and customer delight.  Rahul is proficient in web & mobile technologies, business intelligence, SOA, RDBMS, data migrations, reporting, COTs customizations & system integration new, and upgrades solutions. Rahul has proven ability to analyze organization’s and customer’s business requirements, identify areas for improvements and develop strategies, define detailed execution plan aligned to the identified strategies, build teams to deliver specific initiatives and enable business adoption. As Managing Partner, Rahul oversees and is the steward of GCOM’s Services Quality Activities which includes maintenance and enhancement of GCOM Execution Methodology.  Rahul also leads GCOM’s services quality internal audit program on GCOM’s larger engagements.

Uploaded Image: /uploads/management-team/Riyaz.jpgMr. Sunil Bhatia, Managing Partner, has more than 18 years of experience in cross-functional areas, including IT project management, IT infrastructure management, technology administration, ERP development, software implementation, systems integration, business analysis, business and technical documentation, systems architecture, and platform migration. Sunil leads GCOM’s Information Technology Staffing Division and serves as account manager for GCOM’s New York City and Minnesota Staffing Contract Accounts.

As a Managing Partner, Sunil oversees GCOM’s global staffing team and is responsible for attracting and retaining highly professional and dedicate technology professionals to service GCOM staff augmentation and project delivery based contracts.