Leadership Team

Aji Bhaskar Group Chief Executive Officer

As Group Chief Executive Officer, Aji Bhaskar drives Klystron Global’s corporate strategy development and execution in bringing its services to new markets and establishing a strong presence around the world.  He is also responsible for building the technology products and services team to drive our global operations and goals.

Throughout his career, Aji has held several management positions in the IT and IS industry and founded Klystron Technologies, a technology company in India, where he serving as CEO. Prior to founding Klystron Global, Aji was Head of Customer Centric Solutions at National Bank of Oman, after illustrious stints at State Bank and MILMA in India.

Aji holds M.Tech in Computer Applications from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad and Master of Science in Statistics from Aligarh Muslim University, in addition to holding high-profile academic credentials such as CISA, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT.He is an active member of Project Management Institute and held top positions in ISACA Muscat for several years.He was part of ISACA Muscat Chapter faculty taking refresher classes for CISA, CISM, CGEIT and CRISC aspirants.

Aji is also a member of the Toastmasters International and was president of Ruwi Toastmasters Club in Oman. He was also an active member of the Charity Wing under Indian Social Club, Oman.

HL Kumar Vice President (Global Operations)

Kumar currently heads the Global Operations at Klystron Global with focus on building clientele, developing relationships and delivery of consulting, tech products and services across all geographies, like Middle East, India, Far East, US and Europe. He has held several senior leadership positions while serving large and complex global clients like State Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, GAVS, QRMI, Paramount Computer Systems

In a career spanning over three decades, Kumar has led numerous client pursuits with an impressive proposals-to-wins record. Mr. Kumar has international business consulting experience in the America’s, Africa, Middle East, and South Asia, and has built privacy, fraud protection, business continuity and information security programs to meet a variety of industry and international legal and regulatory requirements. He often speaks at leading industry events on emerging risks, complexities and potential solutions associated with handling and protection of Information assets. 

Kumar holds a Masters’ degree in Information Technology and several industry certifications including the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Banker (CISB), Lead Auditor (ISO 27001). Kumar has a strong experience in Financial Services, Technology, Media, Telecommunications, Public Sector, Federal Government, Consumer & Industrial Products, and Real Estate, among others. 

Muhammad Ali Associate Vice President & Principal Architect

Muhammad Ali brings to the table of Klystron Global12+ Years of experience in the IT industry with 9+ years of banking experience specializing in channels, distribution and integration systems; 5+ years of experience in IT Management role managing Digital, Customer Centricity, Integrations and Distribution portfolio.

Before joining Klystron Global, Muhammad was heading the critical portfolio of Digital Channels & Distribution during the crucial period of National Bank of Oman’s transformation, spear-heading the implementation of key projects like CRM, Mobile Banking, Loyalty Program, Internet Banking (Retail and Corporate), B2B integration with key corporates, brand website, operational effectiveness initiatives and various other Mobility, Digital, TAT improvement and cost-cutting initiatives and ensured the maximum service availability of digital banking channels.He has also rich and varied IT experience in reputed organizations like Emirates NBD,Dubai Bank and NeST.

Muhammad is strong in technical fundamentals with concrete understanding in all major application technology platforms. A profound solution architect with a good understanding of application, security and infrastructure areas.He holds the credit for creating the NBO Augmented Reality app, the first of its kind in the middle-east, Executive App and Twitter Banking channel and won the best innovation award for the initiative