Leadership Team

At Cipherhut, we believe that the high productivity that our teamwork deliver is the key to our success. Our team is highly motivated and efficient who contributes their time and energy to work and build supportive environment. 

Introducing our global leaders!

Founder

SHRIKANT BHALERAO

Founder

Shrikant Bhalerao

Founder

In the year 2018, Shrikant formed CipherHut and since then worked with multiple client projects in the area of Blockchain, AI, Healthcare & Ecommerce and established team of 52 talented people and also expanded to multiple geographical regions like India, Thailand & Singapore. 

Leadership Team

technical lead
AKSHAY SOAM

Technical Lead

ARPAN REWATKAR

Project Manager

technical lead
AKSHAY SOAM

Technical Lead

Akshay Soam work as a technical lead and individual contributor for a cryptocurrency exchange for European market. It involved from technical feasibility of requirements, allocating tasks and helping with any challenges faced by the team of 6 people for Android, IOS, Web Development team.
Cipherhut is working on multiple tech-stack which has helped him get insights into the other technologies which included low level C++ solutions to high scale web and mobile apps. He had moved into blockchain domain recently and it had a learning curve of it’s own associated with it.

ARPAN REWATKAR

Project Manager

Arpan Rewatkar is accountable for managing service delivery by promoting the continuous improvement of productivity, service quality and customer satisfaction.
Responsible to deliver with high quality in an Agile environment using SAFe methodology, managing both Dev & Test teams and delivering service that meets SLA and delights the customer. He has worked closely with Product Owner to develop and optimize the existing project.

Brian Merlehan

Chief Marketing Officer

Brian Merlehan is the Chief Marketing Officer at ELEKS and a digital marketing expert with more than 15 years of experience. He has strong expertise in helping businesses become more successful in the internet world and in creating a unique brand identity. Brian leads the Marketing division and is in charge of product and services market development, lead generation, market research, external communications and corporate branding.

Dmytro Samko

Chief People Officer

As Chief People Officer, Dmytro Samko is responsible for the members of ELEKS’s staff, including their personal development, motivation and job satisfaction. Dmytro has more than 10 years of management experience in enterprise IT, mainly in the banking and finance sector with top international and Ukrainian banks (Citigroup, Western Union, AES Corp, Alfa Bank, Idea Bank and Unicredit).