Executive Team

Executive Team 2018-11-02T13:27:58+00:00

Sagayaraj Irudayaraj

VP, Production (Academic Content Services) and Technology

Sagayaraj has more than two decades of experience in the publishing domain. At Integra, he is in charge of nine different production units servicing leading global publishing houses.

His key responsibilities include providing continued excellence in service as well as in strategic direction. He has been instrumental in setting up various dedicated functions for Industrial Engineering, Vendor Management, Central Graphics, and IT Support. His forte lies in translating his deep understanding of publishing markets, so as to anticipate and ramp up capacity, as per client requirements.

He has been well recognized for his contribution toward streamlining operations within Integra, so as to deliver success spirals.

Daisy Michael

VP, International Operations, Higher Education, and Quality Management

Daisy, with more than two decades of experience in the publishing industry, manages Integra’s operations in the United States and Japan.

She is responsible for managing operations across different verticals, setting up new functions and services in Integra that include Central Quality, Editorial Services, Project Management, Rights & Permissions, and Content Services.

Daisy also dons the mantle of Quality Management Champion, spearheading the various quality initiatives at Integra and implementing best practices.

Anil Karthikeyan

VP, Human Resources

Anil has 25+ years of experience in Human Resources Management, Industrial Relations, and Administration. This involves having extensively worked in fields like Manpower planning, Sourcing, Selection & Recruitment, Implementing pay packages, Human Resources development programs, Performance Management System, and Employee welfare & loyalty programs. He has in-depth knowledge of HR & Compliance frameworks, which he has translated into analytics-driven processes and proactive business solutions.

At Integra, Anil heads the HR team that fosters efficiency and transparency, while ensuring approachability, fair policies, equal opportunity, and diversity. He has helped transform Integra into a performance-oriented organization, adhering to merit-based recruitment, and effective onboarding practices.

Anil also works on strategic talent management, bespoke learning, and development initiatives that increase employee engagement and satisfaction.

Piyush Bhartiya

VP, Digital Solutions and Head of Key Accounts for North America

Piyush has 16+ years of global experience across different verticals such as Delivery, Operations, Project Management, Sales, Marketing & Business Administration, and Digital Transformation. He has an excellent track record of generating revenue from both new and existing customers (Publishers and Corporates), in a solution-based selling environment. This includes products and services related to Digital Content, e-Learning, m-Learning, and upcoming technologies like AR/VR & Blockchain. Prior to joining Integra, Piyush has held key management positions in companies such as Hurix Systems, Tata Interactive Systems, and Siemens.

He specializes in creating compelling solutions for clients and getting them executed by the development team with the desired quality within a fixed timeframe and budget.  Piyush is also in charge of both the top line as well as the bottom line of the digital and eLearning business.

To expand Integra’s business globally, he has traveled extensively across the United States, United Kingdom, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, and Australia. He has been successful in selling and building long-term relationships with clients across diverse cultures and backgrounds.

Piyush has a master’s degree in e-business and marketing from Welingkar Institute of Management and Bachelor of Engineering (BE) degree in Electronics and Telecom.