Our Team

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Akhilesh Kapoor

CFE, Managing Director and CEO

Akhilesh Kapoor

An alumnus of India's two apex armed forces officers training institutes, the National Defense Academy & Indian Military Academy, Akhilesh was commissioned in the Indian Army's elite regiment, "The Brigade of the Guards". A trained paratrooper, Akhilesh has been exposed to several conflict situations of varied intensities including conventional warfare, high-altitude operations, counter-insurgency, terrorism, and internal security assignments. He has been at the cutting edge of engagements with enemy troops in the daunting Siachen Glacier and secessionist insurgents in India's volatile northeastern region. Akhilesh is an operationally hardened expert in counter-terrorism and internal security in the Indian context.

After release from the Indian Army, Akhilesh was deeply involved in the corporate security function of large corporates. He led the regional security functions of India's premier civil aviation company and in that capacity organized & enforced anti-hijacking measures and contributed to risk profiling, crisis management, and security audit initiatives.

Akhilesh leverages his keen understanding of market malpractices and security dynamics while leading TACT India. Several MNC and domestic market leaders have benefited from his strategic consulting on business risks that firms usually encounter in developing markets like India.

Akhilesh is a ‘Certified Fraud Examiner’ and spearheads the operation and business of TACT India across geographies.

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Shailesh K Kapoor

Chief Legal Counsel

Shailesh K Kapoor

Shailesh a law graduate from Delhi University, is an accomplished Corporate Lawyer of Delhi with more than three decades of legal expertise and a robust portfolio of corporate clients who have been represented by him in business-critical litigations. His litigation practice extends to all major courts of India.

Shailesh a law graduate from Delhi University, is an accomplished Corporate Lawyer of Delhi with more than three decades of legal expertise and a robust portfolio of corporate clients who have been represented by him in business-critical litigations. His litigation practice extends to all major courts of India.

His areas of focus include litigation support of both civil and criminal cases, advising on IPR issues, arbitration, telecom regulatory, and labor issues.

Shailesh provides legal assistance and advice to all clients of TACT India not only in his capacity but also through his battery of experienced and qualified lawyers across India. His grasp of IPR, compliance, and new business entry into India has been a significant knowledge base for all brand-owning clients of TACT India who have also benefited from his pre and post-enforcement prosecution prowess. Shailesh has handled numerous high-profile corporate litigation cases including the cases relating to some of the 'Fortune 100' corporations operating in India.

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Sweta Bajaj

Sweta Bajaj

Sweta Bajaj is an astute professional who spearheads 'Client Relationship Management' and is the 'Practice Head' for Background Verification Services at TACT India.

With a Post Graduate Degree in Human Resources, she after initial exposure to Aviation Industry joined TACT India about a decade ago in the HR & BGV Domain.

She has developed core competencies in Client Relationship Management, Quality Assurance, Risk Mitigation & Process Improvement. She is passionate about delivering high-quality solutions that meet the diverse needs & expectations of TACT India's clients. She ensures that everyone at TACT India upholds the highest standards of Ethics, Integrity, and Compliance in TACT India's work delivery mechanism.

At TACT India Sweta also brings a diverse perspective and experience which are so essential to delivery by an organization.

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Mr Vinod Kumar Pandey

Mr Vinod Kumar Pandey

A Dynamic and Objective Oriented Professional Police Officer having served with Delhi Police since 1988 recently hung his boots when he superannuated as an Assistant Commissioner of Police in May 2023.

In his illustrious career spanning 35 years, he held many Prestigious & Key Appointments. He was deputed to the Central Bureau of Investigation from 1994 till 2002. Participated in the UN Peace Keeping Mission in Kosovo from 2004- 2005. Thereafter on return he was again deputed to the Cabinet Secretariat as part of Homeland Security. He even had a stint with the NIA(National Investigation Agency) for a few years.

Within Delhi Police he has been ACP Traffic, ACP SIT Special Cell, ACP SWAT Special Cell, ACP Headquarter Police Battalion and after which he finally superannuated with an Unblemished & Honorable Service Record.

As part of CBI, he was even bestowed with a Gold Medal by Ministry Of DOPT(Govt. Of India) for exceptional professional skills(Investigative Abilities).

Post his retirement he has joined TACT India full time as General Manager Operations. Mr. Vinod Pandey spearheads the complete Brand Protection Initiative of TACT India as well as other Frauds, Investigations & Govt. Liasioning Functions to name a few.

TACT India and its clients benefit immensely from his extensive experience of Policing with exposure to some very serious and complicate cases of National and Transnational implications which has honed his Investigative and Enforcement skills to an optimum level.

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Ms. Aparajita Asthana

Legal Counsel

Ms. Aparajita Asthana

Aparajita has specialized in Intellectual Property Law since commencement of her legal career in the year in 2002. Since then she has been specializing in the Protection of Trademarks, Copyrights, and Industrial Designs and has advised the Entertainment & Advertising Industry on Brand Protection and Copyright issues.

In her over two decades of experience, she has been actively involved in Intellectual Property Litigation in Trademark, Copyright, and Design Infringement/Passing Off matters in India and has been a part of matters materializing into fundamental decisions. She has hands-on experience in handling all Trademark and Copyright Prosecution including filing applications, opposition assignments, etc.

She also has proficiency in handling disputes on Domain Names and Anti - Cyber Squatting and has been actively involved in matters falling under INDRP and UDRP with the .IN Registry of India and WIPO and has obtained landmark decisions in such matters. She has done Criminal Enforcement of IPR and has been a part of vital raids and seizures. She also has experience in anti-counterfeiting matters and has been liaising with the Customs Authorities for Border Protection. In her 20+ years, she has worked with top corporations and Brands.

Area of Specialization

Trademarks, Copyrights and Designs - Prosecution, Litigation & Enforcement, Anti-counterfeiting, Dispute Resolution, Customs & Border Protection, and Domain name Disputes.

Services

The organization has been emerging for its versatile services to the national as well as global market, for eg., the Brand Protection service