Our Team

Thomas Sudyk CEO / Chairman

 

Tom formed EC Group in 1989 and is well-versed in the complexities of domestic and international business. Tom holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s of Education degree. He is respected for his straightforward approach and has guided a number of for-profit and non-profit organizations through financial and managerial difficulties. He serves as a director on a number of boards and is a principal in companies with operations in North America, India, and China.

Timothy Daniel Chief Operations Officer

 

Tim joined the EC Group management team in 2007. Tim has over 30 years of experience in working with the Indian IT services industry having worked in a variety of technical and managerial positions. Tim has an in-depth knowledge and experience of managing large-scale outsourced teams for major European customers in industries such as logistics and financial services. Having worked extensively in a variety of locations worldwide, Tim has a strong history of working in cross-cultural environments and is adept at drawing the best from members of diverse teams. Tim’s process-oriented approach and the fact that he has played key roles in CMMi assessments in his previous positions, makes him an invaluable contributor to the team.

Mike Sudyk VP – US Operations

 

Mike joined the team in 2012 to spearhead the marketing and sales efforts and streamline the US operations. He joins EC Group with a diverse background including R&D engineering and technical sales at Crane Co serving the composites industry as well as manufacturing equipment design at Meixia in Xiamen, China. An entrepreneur at heart with a passion for technology, start-ups and changing the world through business, he is driven by the desire to be a good steward of his talents. When he’s not discussing EC Group’s services or networking with customers, he can be found wrestling with his kids or on a date with his wife April. Mike is a proud graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

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Daniel Jacob GM – Human Resources

 

Daniel joined EC Group in 2005, shortly after the software development division started in 2002. Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Technology, MBA in Human Resource Management and Master’s in Labor Management, Daniel heads the HR Operations at EC Group with demonstrated strengths that include assessing organizational needs and implementing initiatives that enhance the employee engagement. His passion is working with people and understanding different personalities to identify the right candidate for the right position. Recently Daniel was chosen by The World HRD Congress in association with leading business News Channel in India (ET NOW) as one of the “50 Most Talented HR Leaders in India.”

Laurel Verburg Accounts Coordinator

 

Laurel’s role as Account Coordinator allows her to tap into her history of project management and multitasking. After years of international experience, she now brings her cross-cultural expertise to enhance her work with the EC Group/DataSoft team and our wide variety of clients. Laurel  is responsible for the ongoing management of customer accounts. Her keen eye for detail makes sure no miscommunications slip through the cracks, ensuring the customer is always taken care of. When she’s not at work, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and three kids, her church, and her friends.