The World's Largest Immigration Software Company

Leadership Team

INSZoom’s executive team is made up of key leaders in the industry and established entrepreneurial business people. We bring the best of technology to the world of immigration through continuous innovation. 

Umesh Vaidyamath
Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Umesh Vaidyamath has more than 22 years of proven senior technology and management experience in the software industry. As Chief Executive Officer of INSZoom, Umesh drives the overall direction of the company and oversees the company’s engineering, marketing and sales divisions.

Umesh founded INSZoom in 1999. As CEO of INSZoom, Umesh managed the company’s dramatic growth from a software start-up to the premier immigration case management software vendor and the largest independent software company in the immigration software industry, with a team of 125+ employees worldwide. Umesh turned INSZoom into a profitable and financially sound company in less than three years.

Umesh earned a B.E. in Computer Science & Engineering from B.V.B. College of Engineering and Technology, Karnataka University, India, in 1989. Soon after graduating, he worked for a leading software technology company in Mumbai, India. He emigrated to the U.S., fittingly, on July 4th, 1990, as a member of a team working at U.S. Sprint in Kansas City, Kansas and has, since that day, worked diligently in various aspects of the technology industry.

Prior to INSZoom, Umesh’s experience included leading a team of software engineers and architecting state-of-the-art large scale e-commerce and client server applications at Hewlett Packard, Intel Corporation, Mervyn’s California, JB Hunt, Vodafone and AT & T.

Umesh is a frequent speaker on information technology issues at the Karnataka Chamber of Commerce in Hubli-Karnataka, India and regularly contributes his immigration expertise to leading Indian business magazines and newspapers. In addition, he is the recipient of the 2007 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award and a 2007 achievement award from Veerashaiva Samaja of North America.

Raj Vaidyamath
Vice President

Raj Vaidyamath has more than 20 years of management experience in enterprise software applications, technical services and business operations. As Vice-President of INSZoom, with a core focus on Customer Service and Information Technology, Raj ensures that INSZoom clients can successfully implement and maintain INSZoom products and solutions to meet their evolving business demands.

Prior to joining INSZoom, Raj held numerous senior software development and management positions at Mercedes Benz, AIG Insurance, UPS, Prudential, Eli Lilly and Sears Roebuck and Company.

Since 2000 at INSZoom, Raj held a variety of technical support management positions and facilitated the company’s organizational growth from a start-up team of just 4 members into a worldwide organization with nearly 80 professionals, expatriate assignments in India.

Raj earned a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Communication from B.V.B. College of Engineering and Technology, Karnataka University, India, in 1988. Soon after graduating from B.V.B., he worked for a leading software technology company in Mumbai, India. Raj first arrived in the United States in May, 1991 on a project for Arthur Anderson Consulting at Sears Roebuck and Company in Chicago, IL.

Corey Merchant
Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Corey has 15+ years of experience successfully growing and leading technical Sales teams in Software, SaaS and Professional Services sectors both domestically and internationally.   He has been involved with increasing a technical salesforce from 3 to 45 offices, and has experience working with small startup teams to being a National Sales Manager of 200+ Sales Engineers.

After growing up in the Big Sky state of Montana and attending Montana State University studying engineering and business, Corey has lived and worked in Colorado, Kansas and California with extensive stays in Washington DC, Atlanta and Texas.  Along with visiting all 50 US States, Corey has visited over 15 countries and enjoys adventuring to additional new places.

Dan Kearney
Director of Customer Success Management

For more than 20 years, Dan has led dynamic teams delivering outstanding results in both human capital services and SaaS-based solutions. During this time, he has consistently demonstrated the ability to  impact the success of his customers by squarely focusing upon the growth and overall development of his teams.  Dan joined INSZoom in 2013 and has held a host of customer-facing roles during that time.

A native San Franciscan, Dan spent his early career in New York and Washington, DC before returning to the Bay Area and moving into the technology sector. A graduate of Santa Clara University, Dan resides in the East Bay. He is an avid runner and enjoys traveling to Europe as often as possible.

Lawrence D’souza
Product Architect

Lawrence D’souza works as a Product Architect with INSZoom. He is a key member in the design effort on a variety of projects in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment. Lawrence’s responsibilities include designing innovative solutions to real problems and working closely with product and marketing managers, user interaction designers, and software engineers to develop new product offerings and improve existing ones.

Lawrence has a Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering. With close to 13 years of experience, he has worked at various levels and roles at INSZoom, including product development, product implementation, professional services and program/project management.

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