our executive team

Chandan Ohri

Managing Director

After many successful avatars across a plethora of businesses, Chandan started Independent Advisory Services Limited (Now DUCO), to provide optimal, expedient, and focused IT solutions to clients. The idea behind this venture is to address the gaps he had witnessed first-hand with IT solution providers and provide businesses with solutions that enable them to unleash their full potential.

Chandan would best be described as a perfectionist who is committed to delighting his clients. 
Chandan and his team are deliberate in their approach, business savvy and receptive to the real-world requirements of a client’s business.


Gaurav Gupta

Microsoft Applications Leader

With a keen eye for what makes a business successful and sustainable, Gaurav Gupta is one of our senior team members. A thorough professional with a can do attitude and always ready to go the extra mile for his clients, Gaurav has the experience and skills to lead your business on the path to success.

Ajay Khanna

Enterprise Applications Leader

As one of our senior members, Ajay Khanna adds great value to the services provided by IAS. His exceptional skill set, and dedication are a huge asset to our company and our clients.

Deep Sharma

India Global Delivery Lead

Deep is our India Office Country Lead. With an unrelenting focus on delivering to customer expectations and exceptional consulting experience to the clients, Deep has been successfully leading our India team since 2018. 

Mike Blanchard

Head of Supply Chain Practice

Mike Blanchard joined DUCO as the next chapter of a long and successful career during which Mike has taken on many senior roles in large organisations across Australia and New Zealand. He brings with him a depth of experience and drive to the team.

Ed Polaczuk

Public Sector Practice Lead

Ed joins the team after a long and successful career with IBM. He has worked in many different software delivery roles, around the world, and he uses his considerable experience to  steer and guide and our public sector clients.

Vishal Kohli

Microsoft ISV Solutions

Since joining our team, Vishal has played a key role in the continued success of our business. His keen eye for detail coupled with an unwavering focus on designing and building innovative solutions for our clients is a key driver of our company’s growth.

Ekta Chhibbar Ohri

Chief Marketing Officer

Passionate about getting the Duco story out to our ever increasing audience, and a stickler for getting it just right, Ekta has been instrumental in the growth and success of Duco Consultancy across all the locations. 
She leads and overlooks the planning, developing, implementing and monitoring of the business’s marketing strategy.  

Venki Prathivadi

Executive Director

Since joining the team, Venki has played a pivotal role in our continued success. He brings with him a multifarious skillset, honed over his many years in leadership roles. 
His knowledge, passion and creativity are held in high regard by the team and clients alike. 

Charu Sood

Chief Financial Officer

Being a senior executive responsible for managing the financials at Duco, Charu keeps an eagle eye on the cash flow and financial planning, as well as analysing the company's strengths and weaknesses and proposing corrective actions. 

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