RAYVA Appoints Abhay Bhandarkar as COO RAYVA has appointed Abhay Bhandarkar, previously a consultant for RAVYA, as the company’s new COO.By RS Staff Published: June 13, 2017 ⋅ Updated: April 15, 2019 Abhay Bhandarkar RAYVA has appointed Abhay Bhandarkar, previously a consultant for RAVYA, as the company’s new COO. “Abhay’s decades of experience with both IBM and UST Global as an IT and Business system leader ensures RAYVA’s commitment to exceeding our customers’ expectations. Abhay excelled in his role as consultant for RAVYA, and is very well connected not only in the technology sector but in the entertainment industry,” said David Rodarte of RAVYA. “Not only do we think that he will help accelerate the growth of RAVYA and help ensure that our offerings remain both cutting-edge and top-notch, but we look forward to working with him to bring new theater designs and inspirations from overseas to the states.” In addition to his consulting role with RAVYA, Bhandarkar brings rich experience and connections from his role as director of engineering business development for UST Global, a multinational provider of IT services and solutions. He also served as program manager for IBM and holds an MBA in strategy and finance from Columbia Business School, as well as a BE in electrical engineering from the University of Mumbai. “RAVYA is truly a one-of-a-kind operation and its differentiated business model is exactly what the market needs,” Bhandarkar said. “I’m very happy to be a part of this exciting company poised for incredible growth.” SubscribeFor more stories like this, and to keep up to date with all our market leading news, features and analysis, sign up to our newsletter here.