Our Team

Want to learn more about the Nextenture team? Here are some of our leaders.

Nikhil Kinikar


Nikhil is the founder, owner and chief executive officer at Nextenture. He worked in Reflexis for over two decades as the Director of Development and Professional Services. Here, Nikhil learned the foundations of software implementation, workforce management, and labor scheduling, having experience with Fortune 100 customers within the United States and Europe.

Rashmi Valishayee

Chief Operating Officer

Rashmi is the chief operating officer at Nextenture. Having experience working in the workforce management software industry for over twenty years, she worked at Reflexis as one of its premier executives. When it comes to retail, not many have the knowledge or expertise that Rashmi has throughout her career.

John Liebler

Executive Director of Operations and Client Relations

John has over 30 years in retail in field operations, multi-unit management, and operations logistics working in every role from full-time sales person to Division Vice President of Store operations for a 6B specialty retailer managing a 1000+ store division, which generated over one billion dollars in sales. As the Division Vice President of Operations Administration John was responsible for all of the back- office logistics, technology and strategy for store Operations managing a 600m labor budget, overseeing all field communications, workload planning, in-store technologies and developing a state of the art Clienteling system.

Maygan Cianflone

Director of Implementation

Maygan Cianflone has over 10 years’ experience in Apparel & Fashion Retail, having worked in store operations at American Eagle Outfitters Inc. as a project manager and supervisor of all AEO field and store communication. Before joining Nextenture, she also worked as a Business Analyst at Reflexis for five years, carrying out software implementation & training for clients such as CVS, Toys ‘R’ Us, O’Reilly Auto Parts, and several others. Through her time in retail and specifically with Reflexis products, Maygan brings a training and design point of view to Nextenture implementation, training, and solution deployment.

Ken Cooke

Product Architect

Ken has worked in training and development for over a decade, leading blended education programs for Apple, The Estée Lauder Companies, and our Nextenture client base. While Ken has created learning solutions for everything from talent development to systems proficiency, he has also developed mobile applications rooted in mental health, behavioral science, and operations efficiency. Previously the Director of North American Retail Store Education and Change Management for the Estée Lauder Companies, Ken joined Nextenture to focus on product development. With each new project, Ken looks to leverage years of teaching, technology, and change experience to craft seamless and intuitive solutions for our clients.

Libby Romfh

Director of Customer Success & Retail Strategy

Libby Romfh has worked in retail for over 30 years, most of that time with Barnes & Noble Bookstores where she managed stores and all areas of store operations, store communications, and workload planning and scheduling. Here, Libby also managed the implementation of Reflexis Task Manager, earned an MS in organizational change management and acted as the Director of Store Operations. When she’s not working, Libby promotes literacy through her writing and by encouraging first graders to read.

Jose Cortez

Director of Customer Success, LATM

Jose Cortez is a Nextenture project manager who works with partner and clients teams within Latin America, leading the Nextenture Mexican office. He’s worked within retail for over 20 years, from being a senior analyst at Lbrands to being a manager of store finance at Barnes & Noble to being a director of Financial Operations for the Retail Labor department at Party City. Jose is also an avid cyclist in his spare time.

Harshal Tole

Technical Project Manager for Reflexis Implementations

Along with having a background in software engineering, he worked as a vice president for the office of architecture at State Street and managed implementations for Satander Global Corporate Banking. In his spare time, Harshal is an exceptional tabla player and has won regional and national competitions hosted by All India Radio.

India Team

Deepak Datar

Head of Engineering Operations

Deepak is a co-founder and IT leader for the engineering operations of Nextenture India. He worked for Reflexis for two decades as an IT manager and specializes in project design, development, web-based applications, database, system administration and cloud management. Deepak also holds a masters degrees in electronics science from the University of Pune.

Rahul Sachdev

Head of India Operations

Rahul is the Head of India Operations. In addition to working for Nextenture, he is also an avid photographer.

Namrata Naik

Manager of Professional Services

Namrata is the Manager of Professional Services at Nextenture. She has been with the IT industry for almost a decade and previously worked as a Project Lead/Manager at Cognizant Technology Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. Her expertise lies in Datawarehousing domain. Namrata also graduated from Goa College of Engineering with distinction in B.E. Electronics & Telecommunication. During her leisure she enjoys cooking and baking.

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