Founder & CEO
Sanjay Govil is a prominent entrepreneur and visionary leader with a track record of founding and building successful businesses across the globe. In 2017, Govil founded Zyter and currently serves as its CEO.
Govil’s first major business success occurred in 2001 when he founded Infinite with US$1,000 of his own money. Without any venture capital funding, Govil guided Infinite through its initial public offering on the Bombay Stock Exchange in 2010 where it achieved a commitment for US$1.8 billion on its first day of trading. This far surpassed the expected US$50 million target, making it one of the most successful IPOs of the year. Under his strategic leadership, Infinite has grown into a leading technology solutions and services company with more than 10,000 employees globally with almost half in U.S. The company was taken private in late 2019 after generating a quadruple return for its shareholders. He currently serves as Infinite’s chairman of the board.
Over the years, Govil has been recognized internationally as a business leader and entrepreneur. Most recently, he was named the Gold winner for “Entrepreneur of the Year 2019” in the business services category at the 11th annual Golden Bridge Awards®. In 2015, he received the TiE Legends award, the “Distinguished Engineer” award by his alma mater Auburn University and in 2002, Govil won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. He has also been featured in numerous publications around the world including Forbes and CIO Magazine.
Govil earned his Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Auburn University. He then completed graduate studies at Syracuse University and the Wharton School of Business.
Philip Fasano was an executive vice president and chief information officer at American International Group (AIG). Formerly he served as executive vice president and chief information officer at Kaiser Permanente. In addition, Fasano also served in IT leadership roles at Capital One Financial, JP Morgan Chase, and Deutsche Financial Services, among others.
In 2017, Fasano was inducted into the CIO Hall of Fame, a special career recognition bestowed by CIO Magazine, the executive-level tech media brand providing insight into business technology leadership, as a CIO whose outstanding work has shown both creative vision and practical leadership in information technology. While Fasano served as an executive vice president and chief information officer at Kaiser Permanente, he was also honored as Health Information Technology Man of the Year as part of Healthcare IT News’ second annual Health IT Men and Women Awards. He is the author of Transforming Health Care: The Financial Impact of Technology, Electronic Tools and Data Mining. Fasano served on the Board of Trustees at the New York Institute of Technology.
He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science from New York Institute of Technology.
Michael E. Donner
Chief Marketing Officer
Michael E. Donner is an accomplished results-driven marketing, digital and eCommerce executive with a 20-year track record in strategy, operations, branding, inside sales and marketing. He is both strategic and extremely tactical having worked as a Chief Marketing and Digital Officer for both start-ups and established Fortune 500 corporations in retail, eCommerce, high-tech (enterprise software, cloud, SaaS, IT consulting) healthcare, and cybersecurity.
Most recently, he was the Chief Marketing and Digital Officer for SocialSurvey, a customer experience/engagement online reputation management platform where he launched their marketing and inside sales infrastructure and program.
Over the last few years, Michael ran a consulting agency, Competitive Marketing Advantage and served as Interim, Chief Marketing Officer on 6-12 month exclusive, on-site engagements with: Ingram Micro (Cloud), MDLIVE (Telehealth), GlobalOnePay (FinTech), BeMyDD (ridesharing) and Conversica (AI). Prior to this, Michael served as Chief Marketing Officer of Prolexic Technologies (acquired by Akamai); VP, Global Head of Demand Generation for Capgemini; and Chief Marketing Officer for Eclipsys Corporation (now Allscripts).
Michael has a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing, management and international business from Babson College in Wellesley, Mass.
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Harish Pai is a senior vice president and the Chief Technology Officer for Zyter. He is responsible for technology, centers of excellence, architecture and business solutions. Over the last 27+ years, Mr. Pai worked with global technology companies and system integrators including: Microsoft, Satyam Computers and NIIT. Mr. Pai comes with a strong background in technology consulting and conceptualizing IT solutions to solve business issues with domain experience in Healthcare, Insurance, Telecom, Retail and Public Sector.
Over the past several years, Mr. Pai has been responsible for architecting Zyter’s platform vision that drives business transformation. Mr. Pai has helped conceptualize Zyter’s strategy aiming to provide productized Software-as-a-Service multi-tenant solutions to specific industry segments helping customers drastically reduce costs while providing them a competitive edge with a faster go-to-market strategy. To that effect, Mr. Pai has been responsible for setting up focused centers of excellence that drive Zyter’s offerings across several key areas including healthcare, IoT/smart technology and thermal imaging solutions.
Significant contributions of Mr. Pai include several successful enterprise consulting engagements including leading a large team that defined the enterprise architecture for the federal agency integration strategy for a large south Asian country; large retail eCommerce portals; and outcome-based solutions for large healthcare organizations.
Mr. Pai has extensive background of transformational offshoring/outsourcing and services delivery across application development & maintenance, production support, QA, infrastructure management and legacy modernization.
Mr. Pai holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Telecommunications.
Vice President, Product Management
Derek Atkinson is an accomplished healthcare product leader specializing in provider-driven product execution. Over the last 20 years, he has worked across various industries, supporting the full product lifecycle from strategic vision to delivery. Prior to joining Zyter, he led the development and operation of the national telehealth platform for Kaiser Permanente, helping guide it from inception to supporting care delivery operations for millions of patient interactions per year. Previously, Atkinson helped establish the health information exchange for the State of Colorado and served as a management consultant working with state public health organizations.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and information systems as well as a Master of Business Administration in healthcare management from the University of Colorado.