Meet SoftWriters' New VP of Technology, Shantanu Bhide


Shantanu (Shan) Bhide has joined the SoftWriters team as the VP of Technology. In this role, Shan will lead the Product Management, Development, and Quality Assurance functions at SoftWriters.   

Shan is a passionate change promoter and thought leader at the intersection of business and technology. He has more than 20 years of experience delivering software products and solutions to a broad range of customers, and he brings incredible knowledge and energy to the SoftWriters team. 

Shan spent the majority of his career at ANSYS Inc., an advanced engineering simulation software company. At ANSYS, Shan was instrumental in creating and promoting cloud, web, and mobile interface-based simulation software products that allow blue-chip companies to collaborate, share, design, analyze, and simulate product performance. In this capacity, he owned the full product management lifecycle. After his stint at ANSYS Inc., he joined Ness USA, a leading custom software and services company that serves clients across multiple industries and domains. Shan led the Ness Connected Labs initiative to setup software innovation centers across the global development and product management teams. Through his leadership, these labs offered clients the opportunity to discover cutting-edge technical trends with guidance on how to turn disruptive technologies into new revenue streams. 

Shan holds M.S. degrees in Design Engineering from IIT Mumbai, India and IT Management from Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh.

Shan's arrival will help further our commitment to updating our product management, quality assurance, and development processes. He will be working closely with our customers to solicit ideas and direction and he looks forward to meeting with each and every one of you through this process.

Shan will be attending the MHA Business Summit this March, so please stop by to say hello!