Mesfin is President/CEO and co-founder of Rezgateway. He has overall responsibility for the company's performance and strategic direction. An expert in management, finance, international business, process optimization, and quality control; he has worked for half a dozen companies in senior management positions.
Prior to founding Rezgateway, Mesfin was President/City Executive of Wachovia Bank (the fourth largest bank in the US) in Northern Virginia for 17 years; CFO and then President for Middle East and Africa of Apex CoVantage, the leader in high performance global Knowledge Process Outsourcing solutions. In addition, Mesfin is co-founder and chairman of a charitable NGO, Ascend Sustainable Foundation, engaged in AIDS prevention charity work in Ethiopia. Mesfin holds a BA from Washington DC University and an MBA from American University.
Ashok is the COO and co-founder of Rezgateway. An operations and technology executive with more than 22 years of experience in all facets of running technology related businesses. He has a deep understanding of E-commerce and the Travel ecosystem.
Ashok oversees the company’s day-to-day operations as well as providing leadership for sales, marketing, product development and technology. As an experienced leader, Ashok is always striving to find innovative solutions and is committed to continuous improvement in all facets of the business.
Prior to forming Rezgateway, Ashok held various leadership positions in product design, project management, sales, marketing and business development in finance, travel and technology companies. Ashok holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Colombo and is a Chartered Management Accountant (U.K).
Rushdi is the CFO and co-founder of Rezgateway. He is responsible for overseeing accounting, finance and administration activities of the company.
Rushdi has more than 24 years’ experience in finance and operations, strategic planning, project management and investments.
Prior to forming Rezgateway, Rushdi held various leadership positions in Investment, Accounting, and technology companies. Rushdi holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Colombo, a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK) and is a Chartered Management Accountant (U.K).
Indika has been with Rezgateway since its inception and is responsible for leading the engineering and technology innovations for the company’s products and services.
Indika was instrumental in kick starting open source, cloud, mobile and agile initiatives at Rezgateway and is currently working on building a new platform based on microservice architecture and cloud-to-device for Rezgateway’s product offerings.
He has over 18 years of technical experience covering a wide variety of disciplines including enterprise web applications, building scalable and distributed applications, Java EE platform, agile development and enterprise IT.
Though he started as a developer, Indika spent most of his career architecting complex solution and overseeing their development from end to end. This gives Indika the insight and the experience to leverage solutions and methodologies across different disciplines.
Outside work, Indika is an enthusiastic Rugby fan, a martial arts practitioner and likes to spend his time studying technology innovations.
Rastko has been with Rezgateway for over 10 years and is responsible for designing and developing Rezgateway’s GDS integration platform. He has over 25 years of software design and development experience in the travel industry, with extensive experience in working with airlines and Global Distribution Systems (GDS) such as Amadeus, Galileo, Sabre and Worldspan.
Prior to working with Rezgateway, Rastko occupied various positions at Amadeus development center in Nice (France).
Ragusuthan (aka Ragu), who heads Rezgateway’s core product line has been with the company since its inception. He has over 20 years of experience in system analysis, design and software development.
Ragu has been closely involved in building and launching Rezgateway’s travel products, and in addition to managing the product management team, he also leads the supplier integration and data management teams.
Prior to joining Rezgateway, Ragu was involved in IT lecturing, system administration and software development. He is a Professional Graduate from the British Computer Society and the Australian Computer Society.
Ragu enjoys working on community based projects, traveling and connecting with friends.
Nidukani is the Head of Human relations at Rezgateway. In her role, she overseas talent acquisition, compensation & benefits management, performance management, development of HR strategies, HR information systems, compliance & auditing.
Nidukani has over 15 years of solid HR experience covering fixed / mobile telecommunication, mold manufacturing and technology companies.
Nidukani is a member and a Certified Practitioner of IPMA-HR USA. She is a popular choice amongst universities and schools in Sri Lanka as a Youth Thought Leader, to inspire the next generation. Also, she is a certified competency based interviewer from SHL- India and a dedicated human resources consultant for SHL based management development programs in Sri Lanka.