The AVT Team
We are Professionals, who love what we do, working together –
Empowering SMEs to innovate, grow and profit with Change, Process & Technology
We are passionate people that will work tirelessly and collaboratively with you to grow and succeed together
Meet Our Team
Gaurav Srivastava is the founder and CEO of AVT. With 15 years of ERP Consulting, Implementation, Business Process Automation and Integration experience, Gaurav is skilled at providing System Advisory, Digital Transformation Strategy and Solution consulting to AVT clients. Gaurav is passionate about working with organisations to help with systems to manage People, Process and Technology. Gaurav has personally consulted with over 500 business improvement/IT projects and assisted our client’s C-Suite and Business Managers to achieve business transformation objectives.
Gaurav is also the product director of AVT SuiteApps for NetSuite and AVT NetSuite Education and Training programs and holds a PhD and a Bachelor of Computer Engineering with Honours. Besides keeping himself updated with Systems and Technology, Gaurav is currently a student of Psychology and Marketing and is interested in the consumption of Technology to help improve business productivity, growth and competitiveness.
Ross Leahy is a Senior Consultant specialising in the implementation of NetSuite at Services, Manufacturing and Wholesale Distribution clients. He commenced his career as a Financial and Cost Management Accountant at an Auckland based Distillery in 1981 and soon found himself involved in the implementation of an MRP system. Moving to Australia in 1985, he left accounting behind as a profession and began his consulting career.
Sela started in the Architectural Design industry working as a CAD draftsperson. His passion for technology eventually led him to be the Australian Head of IT for what was then the world’s third-largest Biotechnology company. His biggest lesson as a NetSuite Project Lead, coupled with his Management experience and involvement in the business, led him to focus his time and energy in teams, as the role a team environment plays in any company going through a business transformation, is critical.
In the last 20 years Rui has implemented a variety of ERP, CRM and Integration solutions. This has provided him with a solid background in the approach and methodology behind developing, implementing, upgrading, troubleshooting and maintaining systems that include NetSuite, SAP, Salesforce, Dell Boomi, and Microsoft SSIS. In 2013 he started working with NetSuite, and he is fully certified as an Administrator, Consultant and SuiteCloud Developer.
Stuti has eleven years of experience in various roles including NetSuite Developer & Administrator, Project Lead, Technical Lead and Software Engineer. She has expertise in requirements analysis, collaborating with business teams and SMEs, assessing technology integration and major IT project implementations, and defect management including support for end-to-end traceability of requirements to test cases.
Yakkesh started as an IT support engineer for Kordia and worked for 18 months supporting all Westpac branches and business centers in and around the Brisbane region. He later worked for six months as Finance System Support at Autism Queensland, where he got introduced to NetSuite, supporting the finance team during NetSuite implementation, before joining AVT in 2016.
Patrick has ten years of NetSuite Consulting experience which includes pre-sales, and full life cycle project implementation. His extensive experience in NetSuite allowed him to work with clients across various industries, and geographical locations. He was a lead member of the Services/Software vertical within the Oracle NetSuite Manila – Professional Services organization, servicing NetSuite customers in the UK & EU region. He is fully certified on a functional level and has the following NetSuite Certifications under his belt: NetSuite SuiteFoundation, NetSuite ERP Consultant, NetSuite Administrator, NetSuite Financial User, NetSuite SuiteAnalytics User.
Bec has 10 years experience as an Account Manager across industry sectors globally. Her goal is to provide valuable and long-lasting relationships that ensure continued success through consistent and best-in-class support. Bec assists customers in making the most out of their software investment by collaboratively working with them and the team for continuous improvement to adapt and respond to changes.
With an educational background in Engineering, Peter joined AVT as a New Business Sales Consultant in 2020. He has over 8 years in B2B sales experience across multiple IT sectors and is focused on ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction & experience whilst providing solutions that are mutually beneficial.
Paulo has 12 years Sales Professional experience in different global information technology specialising in Account Management, Business Development, Sales and CRM. With good exposure on APAC Market in different industries, Paulo gained in-depth understanding of ASEAN and ANZ businesses helping them to use technology for their business to grow and innovate in this digital age. Paulo joined AVT August 2021.
A seasoned sales professional with 10 years of experience selling business software, application, digital marketing services to small, medium and enterprise companies. He has come to understand the importance of strategic planning as a lead generation specialist, perspecting and account management. Able to connect with clients and understand their business goals, to ensure they are met by the end of the day.
Grace has vast experience in promoting customer and partner success inside & outside NetSuite community.
She performed several sales roles working closely with end-customers and channel partners around the globe during her 10 years in NetSuite community. She was assigned to different regions (North America, ANZ, ASEAN) and all types & sizes of customers/accounts. The skills and knowledge she acquired over the years of being part of the NetSuite community will contribute to the continued success of the AVT team.
Alexis joined the AVT team in December 2020 and is in charge of project management and delivery support. He has 7+ years in IT Project Management, end to end project implementation delivery and support, monitoring risks and issues, collaborating with different stakeholders on the project commitments, project status reporting and act as a main point of contact for any project delivery related matters.
Strong in managerial and interpersonal abilities, Veronica is a customer success and business growth professional with strong account management background across a variety of sectors. Veronica has more than 13 years of experience in sales, client relations, and back end and support services. As of June 2022, Veronica was a member of AVT.
Anthony is a CPA and joined AVT in 2022. Prior to this, he was part of the executive team at DocsCorp which was a leading document technology company for document professionals, predominantly in the legal and accounting markets as CFO/COO and Head of Compliance.
At AVT, Anthony has taken the leadership role of CFO/COO not only in a strategic capacity but to improve the operational aspect of the business. He brings valuable knowledge and experience to AVT’s clients from an ‘Office of the CFO’ perspective but also in the functions of HR and Payroll, Internal Systems and System Security, Support, Quality Assurance and Sales.
With 12 years of IT Project Management experience, Michelle joined the AVT team in 2021 and provided her expertise in administering projects, consultant & client relations, and result-driven project support and delivery status. With her leadership & professional skills, she indeed contributes to the company’s goals. Being a professional mum working in IT Project Management is no small task. Her ability to speak and be heard, move and act, enable her to maintain an impressive project completion record.
16+ years of experience in senior marketing roles helping companies from both B2B as well as B2C grow by building successful brands and developing full marketing cycles strategies to fuel sales pipeline, delight customers and grow revenue.