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Hemant Elhence

Hemant Elhence is the Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Synerzip. Started in 2004, Synerzip is a trusted outsourcing partner for Agile software product development. The company was named to the prestigious Inc. Magazine 5000 list for the sixth consecutive year in 2016 highlighting America’s fastest-growing private companies.

Hemant is distinguished by his leadership style, which defines Synerzip’s culture based on the true spirit of Agile and permeates throughout the company, helping lead clients to a competitive edge. Synerzip values innovation and experimentation in an environment of trust.

SiliconIndia magazine named Hemant Entrepreneur of the Month in 2013.  And in 2020, he was selected to be a member of the DBJ Leadership Trust.

Prior to starting Synerzip, Hemant was co-founder and COO of ECMi, a software products and services company. At ECMi, Hemant was instrumental in raising venture capital funding and defining its initial product/market focus. He also launched the company’s offshore product development services business in India.

Hemant’s passion is software businesses. His education, professional experience and personal interests have helped Hemant build a holistic understanding of how to build a successful software company. Areas of particular interest include business models for product vs. services businesses; Agile & Lean Startup methodologies for delivering software; offshoring/outsourcing development, and venture capital funding for software startups.

Before starting his entrepreneurial journey, Hemant built his professional foundation, working at a number of leading companies. Hemant was product-line VP at i2 Technologies, where he lead a portfolio of software products, while managing distributed product teams spread across multiple cities in the U.S. and India. Prior to i2, Hemant was with McKinsey & Company where he served numerous blue-chip clients on operations and business strategy issues. Prior to joining McKinsey, Hemant was a management consultant with TRG, a boutique strategy consulting firm in Boston. TRG focused on product/market strategy work for growing technology companies. Hemant started his career as a software developer, building next-generation software tools for semiconductor design, with Digital Equipment Corporation in Hudson, Massachusetts.

Hemant holds an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, MSEE from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and BSEE from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi.

Hemant lives in Dallas, Texas with his wife and two kids who are in college. In his free time, Hemant is always striving to hone his wine tasting skills and expanding his cooking repertoire beyond fish and quinoa dishes.


Hemant Elhence

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

The Synerzip Difference

It’s not every company that has its own Cricket Team
That’s what you’ll find as a member of the Synerzip team

We pride ourselves on hiring talented people, paying well and retaining and nurturing our talent. Since the work we do is interesting and involves the latest technology, we benefit from a low turnover. Many of our employees have been with us since we began in 2004.

Since our employees are our biggest asset, we create an environment where we’re all able to perform at our best, be it working from home or an onsite table-tennis match. We know that happy employees result in great work, so we provide a fun environment, encouraging people to grow in their career while also providing an appropriate work-life balance.

We take every opportunity to nurture and grow employees by involving them in professional activities beyond their full-time client engagements. Everyone is encouraged to explore new technologies, be it by developing prototypes or participating in conferences.


Headquartered in the US, Synerzip has its development center in Pune, India.  We have more than 450 developers in our state-of-the-art facility, where we hire the best people to do great work.


Start your career with Synerzip

At Synerzip, we pride ourselves on hiring talented people, paying well and retaining and nurturing our talent. Happy employees result in great work. That’s why Synerzip provides a fun environment. We encourage our employees to grow in their career beyond their full-time client engagement and offer an appropriate work-life balance. Plus, we do interesting work involving the latest technology. Interested? Start your career with Synerzip today.