top-notch team, behind the scenes

We are a hard-working, tenacious and experienced team that believes in the power of people more than anything else. Here, we focus on the magic of relationships, where regardless of age or experience, we join forces to ensure the success of our clients and thereby ours. We refrain from force-fitting anybody to a client’s need, and instead use our ‘recruiter’s instinct’ to focus on choosing the right talent for the right company. We firmly believe in people and their ability to have a lasting effect on the world – just like what we hope to do here, at Xpheno!


Siddharth Verma

Direct Hire


Siddharth’s forte is Leadership hiring across Consumer and Retail sectors. At Xpheno he has shouldered the responsibility of establishing a specialist recruiting division focussed on Life Sciences and Consumer Industries. In his earlier stints, Siddharth worked at a reputed boutique search firm and a large European staffing company. He is an MBA from Kirloskar Institute of Management, and a Masters in Economics.

Gallup’s Strength Finder has assessed Siddharth’s top 5 themes as Context, Ideation, Deliberation, Intellection and Input. These strategic traits will be of huge relevance when he consults with clients on their talent strategy.

Shafi Rehman

Direct Hire


Shafi’s strengths are in Leadership Hiring. At Xpheno he leads the responsibility of Direct Hiring business across Real Estate, Industrial, Energy & Infrastructure sectors. Shafi has 15 years of experience in Leadership hiring with leading search and staffing firms, and recruited Senior leaders for marquee brands. He is an alumnus of Bangalore University.

Gallup’s Strength Finder has assessed Shafi’s top 5 themes as Relator, Activator, Empathy, Arranger and Consistency. This combination of Relationship and Execution has positively influenced his Executive Search career.

Prasadh M S

Technology & Branding


​Prasadh has 19 years of experience in building technology platforms for Staffing and Recruitment Firms. He spearheaded the first integrated finance & staffing technology platform built-in Staffing Industry. He has been part of many niche staffing and CRM solutions built internationally over that period. He brings in his experience in international consulting and solution development in HR Tech, EduTech & E-Learning, Oil & Gas domains.

At Xpheno, Prasadh spearheads both Technology and Marketing. His primary mandate is to increase customer experience and efficiency through Technology. He enjoys delivering on Xpheno’s Branding & Marketing strategy.

Jayashree Prasad

Sales Staffing


Jayashree has over 15+ years of experience in the HR Outsourcing and Media industries. Her prior experience has been with two of the largest staffing companies in India. Her expertise in labour laws, technology-process interface and large staffing operations management will be of value to Xpheno’s customers. She is an MBA from Bangalore University and FPM Scholar, XLRI, Jamshedpur.

Gallup’s Strength Finder has assessed Jayashree’s top 5 themes as Learner, Restorative, Relator, Input and Responsibility. These Strategic Thinking and Execution skills will add value to her Flexi Staffing Customers to maximise returns from their talent.

Sundar Eshwar

IT Staffing Delivery


Sundar’s 16 years of IT Industry experience has been in Client Engagement and Delivery Management. During his stints with large staffing companies he enabled deployment of niche technology professionals for high-impact projects. Bangalore University is his alma mater.

Gallup’s Strength Finder has assessed Sundar’s top 5 themes as Responsibility, Activator, Focus, Input and Relator. These execution skills will enable his IT Customers to optimise their IT Staffing strategy.

Kanth S

Engineering & IT services


Kanth brings two decades of Engineering & Business experience to Xpheno. He started his career as an engineer and honed his Techno-Business skills with firms like NAL, Kirloskar, Wipro and Mahindra. During his long stints at Engineering consulting firms like Easi-Allegis and Alten, he enabled large Automotive firms like GM, Ford, Chrysler, Mercedez Benz to set up their ODCs in India.

At Xpheno, Kanth would be part of our leadership team and build the Engineering & IT Services business.

Chethan Jain

Sales Staffing Sourcing


​Chethan is comfortable making new relationships and naturally has spent his entire career in Sales. At Xpheno Chethan has taken the responsibility of building new Staffing relationships in Chennai. Prior to Xpheno he worked with India’s two leading Staffing companies. His earlier 15 year sales journey ​have been with some major MNC FMCG & Large Indian companies​.​

Chethan​ is an MBA from Bangalore University.​ Gallup’s Strength Finder lists Chethan’s 5 signature themes as Strategic, Analytical, Relator, Learner and Responsibility. Xpheno Chennai hopes to benefit his execution cum Strategic skills in building our Chennai Staffing Business.

Faiz Nomani

Sales & Account Mgmt


Customer relationship and management are Faiz’s unique abilities. At Xpheno Faiz’s primary mandate is to scale-up Sales Staffing Business. Based in Mumbai he will focus on building key customer relationships in Sales Staffing across the country. Over the last 13 years, Faiz has gained valuable Sales and Operational expertise through his stints at Global Staffing Brands and large entrepreneurial firms based across Mumbai, NCR and Hyderabad regions.

Gallup’s Strength Finder has assessed Faiz’s Top themes as Achiever, Belief, Relator, Responsibility and Competition. Xpheno hopes to benefit from his relationship and execution skills to build its specialist practices.

Kedar Pathak

Customer Success


Kedar is passionate about customer success and believes in face to face conversations. At Xpheno his responsibility is to create deeper relationships with GICs (Global In House Centers) and enable scale across business lines. Over the last 15 years, Kedar has built his expertise in Leadership Hiring, Staffing, and Turnkey Recruitment Solutions.

Based in Pune, Kedar will consult with the Big Consulting & Fortune 500 companies to build their Talent Roadmap in India.