Saberpoint is a New York based company, established by experts of telecommunications that have operated in the wireless industry since 1989. Our team has seen the migration of the first wireless handsets to today’s smartphone world. The convergence of Mobility and IT has created a unique opportunity for Saberpoint, giving us the experience to understand both sides of the mobile environment.
Ajay Bhumitra is the CEO of Saberpoint. He plays the role of Head Coach by setting the company’s vision and drives its growth plans. Ajay established Saberpoint in 1999 to provide technology solutions to the wireless distribution industry.
Ajay has been operating in the wireless industry since 1989, and over the years has been engaged in wireless solutions including Retail, Wholesale, Accessories Distribution, Device Distribution, Enterprise Sales and eCommerce. Ajay has cultivated a strategic understanding of, and high-level relationships with, the best carriers and manufacturers in the US wireless industry. Under his leadership, his companies have operated a very successful business supporting the wireless needs of enterprise clients including AIG, Bear Steans, Credit Suisse First Boston, Pfizer Revlon, Prudential and Societe Generale.
Ajay is an entrepreneur that has built a reputation as a highly effective M&A and turnaround leader who consistently shapes strategic direction, assembles high-performing teams, cultivates productive customer & vendor relationships, and increases stakeholder value.
Ajay is involved with education through his efforts to fund special projects at his alma mater, Bishop Cotton School in Shimla, by the setting up and running of a school for underprivileged children in Panipat, India, and his contributions to Junior Achievement.
Previously, Ajay worked at Coopers and Lybrand and Thomas Cook.
Ken Engel is the EVP and a principal of Saberpoint. To coin a football term, he plays the role of Offensive Coordinator and provides senior level direction and leadership of sales and marketing initiatives to grow the company's client portfolio and attain profitability for the organization.
Ken has been in the telecommunications and technology industry since 1983, and specializes in working with start-up, mid-size and enterprise clients to automate workflow processes and increase their overall efficiencies from a sales, operations and financial perspective. Over the years, he has worked closely with a wide variety of industry clients including Pfizer, Prudential, Goldman Sachs, Mercedes Benz and more recently Benjamin Moore, Ralph Lauren, L'Oreal and others in the retail segment.
Ken has long standing business partnership relationships with AT&T and SAP as well as unique start-up business technology solution innovators both in the US and globally. Previous to Saberpoint, he worked for McCaw Cellular and ATT Wireless as a Corporate and National Account Manager as well as holding sales & marketing positions with ITT and MCI in varying facets of telecommunications and software technology.
Anuj Upadhyay is the Director of Operations of Saberpoint. He plays the role of Defensive Coordinator, and shares the responsibility of Project Management, financial oversight, and overall operations to assist in/with Sales and Delivery teams.
Anuj was previously in the wireless industry for 9 years, where he managed a chain of AT&T branded retail stores. He was responsible for the overall P&L of this division, and successfully managed employees, inventory, budgeting, and quality assurance. His analytical, long term and strategic approach made him successful in managing multi-layered businesses, which led to distribution growth.
Bruno Leuzzi is the Presales and Finance Lead of Saberpoint. Bruno plays the role of Running Back, and has overall responsibility for presales and project management at Saberpoint.
Bruno has been in the wireless industry since 1990, and brings to the table extensive experience with all aspects of wireless distribution and management. His knowledge of the industry and its operational realities play a large role in the identification and implementation of new business opportunities. Bruno specializes in driving strategies, initiatives, and processes that generate dynamic gains in financial performance and operational efficiencies.
Bruno previously worked with Comcast Cellular in Finance and Operations, and was a public accountant with Laventhol & Horwath.
Hanit Gyani is the Director Corporate Affairs of Saberpoint. She plays the role of Strong Safety and Chief of Staff, and additionally manages the Strategic Partner and Legal initiatives at Saberpoint.
Hanit is responsible for identifying and partnering with disruptive technology companies from Israel. She is involved with Partner Programs, Presales, legal and marketing initiatives. She was previously in the wireless industry for 15 years, where she managed the HR, strategy and legal oversight of Arjay Wireless, and successfully translated business requirements into financial, legal, and IT deliverables. Hanit has managed development, implementation and operations of an online distribution strategy, including an eCommerce initiative for the online sale and activation of wireless phones and services to consumers and enterprise clients, and was the Project Manager for custom eCommerce solutions built for enterprise clients including Pfizer and State Farm.
Previously, Hanit worked with Ernst & Young in Corporate Advisory Services.