About Us

Leadership

​Leela Kaza, CEO

Mr. Leela Kaza is CEO of MBI Solutions. He is an industry veteran with 20+ years of experience in running enterprise software companies. He has immense expertise in building and managing large global teams catering to Fortune 500 Clients. He served as General Manager at Trilogy / Versata Group where he ran the High Tech, Financial Services and Professional Services Divisions of the firm. Prior to Trilogy, Mr. Kaza worked at Sabre in US / Europe and led application development teams across the globe to modernize Sabre’s legacy applications.

Mr. Kaza holds a Masters degree in Industrial Engineering from Clemson University, South Carolina and a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Hemant Shah, General Manager

Hemant has 20+ years of experience in enterprise software sales, engineering and is responsible for building a world-class delivery organization that is laser focused on developing quality, strategic solutions for our customers. He has previously held multiple leadership positions at the Trilogy / Versata / Aurea group of companies in the Engineering and Professional Services divisions of the organization and leading delivery and development of critical solutions for Fortune 100 clients for the group of companies.

Hemant holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and a Bachelors degree in Information Science & Technology from Bangalore University, India.

Derek Nash, COO

Derek is the co-founder of MBI Solutions with over 30 years of experience in enterprise software sales and services.  Prior to MBI, Derek was a partner in XTEND-Tech which was acquired by Inventa.  Derek has held numerous positions over his career including product technical pre-sales and professional services sales.   He has held various IT related positions for Continental Grain Company, Chemical Bank, Merrill Lynch, Charming Shoppes, OnDisplay and Sybase.

Derek holds a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from Glassboro State College.

Bill Podell, Vice President Services

Bill has 30+ years of experience in enterprise software sales and services.  Bill joined MBI Solutions in 2013 and has been part of the team buiding a work-class delivery organization with Fortune 500 companies.  He has previously held positions at Oracle, ClearCommerce, OnDisplay and Sybase. 

Bill holds a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from Drexel University.