Our storyMaking Spaces Work for People

People spend significant time inside buildings. And they thrive when these spaces are convenient, intuitive and personalized. At Smarten Spaces, our vision is to transform all spaces where people spend time, to their advantage. We currently focus on workplaces—be it co-working spaces, corporate offices or business parks.

We understand how smart technologies can enhance daily life and enable you to focus on things that matter most. By integrating all the dimensions of space, we make user experiences intuitive and businesses more efficient. Our solutions offer space owners, managers, and users utmost convenience and connectedness for hassle-free routines.

We are currently smartening 60 million square feet globally. Our management team has over 100 years of collective experience. Headquartered in Singapore, we have been recognized among Asia Pacific’s ‘Top 25 IoT Solution Providers’ in 2018 by APAC CIO Outlook.

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Our Leadership Team

Dinesh Malkani
Founder and CEO
An industry veteran with 26 years of experience, he has held key leadership roles in prominent companies like
Anushka Verghese
Co-Founder
Anushka Verghese is the Co-founder of Smarten Spaces. A community specialist, she was also the youngest member in
Ajay Soni
Ajay Soni Chief Financial Officer
Ajay Soni is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Smarten Spaces. He was the former CFO at Cisco,
Prithvi Shergill
Head of Talent Enablement and Workplace Design
Prithvi is an industry veteran with over 28 years of experience in designing and deploying strategies to improve
Dinesh Malkani
Founder and CEO

An industry veteran with 26 years of experience, he has held key leadership roles in prominent companies like AT&T, Lucent, Avaya, Jabra, and Cisco. He was President of Cisco India and SAARC from 2014 to 2017. Under him, Cisco significantly grew to over a billion USD.

Prior to this, he was the Managing Director for Collaboration with Cisco, President for APJC for Jabra, and Country President of Avaya in Korea and China for a period of 12 years. As the Technical Director for key solutions across APJC for AT&T Lucent and Avaya, he spent three years in research and development (R&D) and built India’s first public voice mail system. What’s more, Dinesh has been on the NASSCOM Executive Council and is currently the Learning Chair – YPO Bangalore

Chapter. He has a Bachelor of Engineering (BE) degree in computers from Pune University and an MBA from SUNY Buffalo.

Anushka Verghese
Co-Founder

Anushka Verghese is the Co-founder of Smarten Spaces. A community specialist, she was also the youngest member in the Cisco Leadership team. She holds a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies.

Ajay Soni
Ajay Soni Chief Financial Officer

Ajay Soni is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Smarten Spaces. He was the former CFO at Cisco, India, and SAARC. Prior to that, he also held multiple leadership roles in foremost organizations including Airtel and AT&T. Ajay holds a master’s degree in business administration from the Notre Dame University and a master’s degree in finance from Delhi University (DU). He is a certified public accountant (CPA from the United States of America).

Prithvi Shergill
Head of Talent Enablement and Workplace Design

Prithvi is an industry veteran with over 28 years of experience in designing and deploying strategies to improve the quality of workplaces. In his role as Chief Human Resource Officer and Senior Corporate Vice President, he led human resource and facility management teams in HCL Technologies.

Prior to this, he started and scaled various organizations and teams at Accenture, Singapore Telecom, and AT&T. He has received his master’s degree from the University of Mumbai.