At hCentive we take great pride in providing cutting-edge software solutions that support the growing benefits market for government agencies, brokers, employers and employees. Our leadership team is comprised of experienced and talented executives who thrive on a culture of collaboration, viability, and innovation—resulting in best-in-class solutions for our clients.


Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Sanjay advances initiatives that ensure hCentive is the leading provider of public and private benefit marketplace solutions. He is committed to building exceptional teams that embody hCentive’s core values of customer success, execution excellence, and openness. hCentive has made the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in America for three years running and has processed more than 10 million eligibility applications through its technology platform.

Prior to hCentive, Sanjay was co-founder and President of GlobalLogic, where he oversaw all aspects of the company’s operations and was responsible for defining and evolving the company’s service offerings and ensuring customer success. He sold GolbalLogic in 2013 when the company had grown to more than 3,000 employees. He earned his Bachelor of Engineering from the Government College of Engineering in Raipur, MP and his Master of Technology from India Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India.



Chief Product Officer

Derrick oversees the engineering and operational progress of hCentive’s products globally, managing teams in the U.S. and India. His primary focus is to successfully transition all hCentive products over to a SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) platform.

Prior to hCentive, Derrick was the Senior Vice President of Engineering at PeopleFluent and the Vice President of Engineering at JP Morgan Chase (through the acquisition of Vastera Inc.). During his time at both companies, he led globally distributed teams in engineering SaaS solutions and fast-growth enterprise software.

Derrick has a Master’s in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University. He received his Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland.



Senior Vice President and General Manager of Government Solutions

As Senior Vice President and General Manager of Government Solutions at hCentive, Maydad leads the overall strategy, business development, and product delivery activities for hCentive’s U.S. Federal and state government clients.

Maydad started his career as a private practice labor and employment attorney. He served as Deputy Chief of Staff for the Massachusetts Office of the Governor, where he acted as a liaison between the Governor’s Office and the Cabinet Secretaries on administration policy, as well as managed policy development, stakeholder engagement, and strategy and programmatic implementation for municipal health care reform, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and healthcare cost containment. Prior to hCentive, Maydad was the Special Assistant for Project Delivery to the Governor in Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He assisted with the implementation of an integrated eligibility and enrollment system for 2015 Open Enrollment.

Maydad has a Juris Doctor from the American University’s Washington College of Law. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.



Senior Vice President Finance & Human Resources

As Senior Vice President of Finance & Human Resources, Ankur is responsible for managing investor and board relations, company-wide financial planning, reporting, internal controls and corporate ERP in a multi-geography set up. He also oversees human resources, including compensation and benefits, talent management, leadership and employee development, rewards and recognition, organizational development, recruitment strategies, and operations for hCentive’s headquarters in Reston, Virginia.

Ankur has over eighteen years of operational and strategic finance experience at multinational technology companies. He has worked at HCL Infosystems, Naspers, and Bennett Coleman & Co (Times Group). Prior to hCentive, Ankur worked at GlobalLogic and led the global merger and acquisition strategy, financial planning and analysis, treasury and commercial functions for the company.

Ankur has a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Marketing from the Indian School of Business. He received his Bachelor’s in Commerce (Honors) from the University of Delhi.

Ankur is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and National Associations of Corporate Directors.

Ashish Jaiswal

Ashish Jaiswal

Senior Vice President Technology

As SVP Technology, Ashish is responsible for product strategy, roadmap and delivery of hCentive’s Broker Marketplace solution, managing global team in U.S and India.

Ashish started his career with GlobalLogic, where he successfully managed the deliveries of multiple products.
Prior to joining hCentive, Ashish was Associate Vice President of Technology at MakeMyTrip, where he was responsible for architecture & delivery of key products of MakeMyTrip’s travel platform.

Ashish earned his Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India.

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