App developer since 2007

We build mobile apps for enterprises and enable businesses to implement their mobile strategies. Based on our client’s needs and requirements, our highly skilled team designs, develops and deploys enterprise-grade applications for all mobile platforms: iPhone, iPad, Android, and supporting cloud infrastructure.

Established in 2007 and headquartered in San Francisco, we were one of the first to deliver commercial apps for the iPhone platform. Our organization has a team of HIDE certified design experts, and we have delivered over 450+ apps in both the enterprise and consumer app space.

Our team has a reputation of proven expertise in delivering apps within tight deadlines. At LeewayHertz we provide end to end solutions for app development, using our in-house facilities to deliver app consulting, designing, and development services. Together, we help fulfill the app development needs of organizations, be it startups or enterprises.

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LeewayHertz is a team that has a passion for developing and delivering enterprise-grade mobile applications. The management team echoes LeewayHertz’s motto of ‘You Dream It: We Build It.’ and knows how to take mobile application ideas from concept to delivery. To ensure high-quality work, LeewayHertz ensures its core team is made up of domain experts in mobile applications.

Viresh Bhatia


Viresh is an accomplished entrepreneur, CEO and technologist, with more than 20 years of experience in the global software industry; notable of which is his guidance of InstallShield Software Corporation to incredible success. A receipt of multiple industry awards and recognized by prestigious publications, he served as president and co-founder of TiE Midwest. Also, he is a member of the Northwestern University McCormick School of Engineering Advisory Board and the Board of Directors of Telerik Corporation.

Akash Takyar

Chief Executive Officer

Akash founded LeewayHertz Technologies in 2007 and under his guidance, LeewayHertz has made a name for itself and attracts world-class talent to the company. His mastery of usability, interface design and system architecture has propelled the company to create aesthetically beautiful, useful and highly functional applications. Akash has been awarded the prestigious Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award and nominated for Most Popular Entrepreneur by Sun Microsystems Sun Startup Essentials.

Rajesh Kumar

Chief Operating Officer

Rajesh heads the Information Technology and Operations team at LeewayHertz. He has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. He’s a strategic thinker, driven by results and a strong driver of end-to-end business transformations possessing creative problem-solving ability.

Tom Michel

Chief Sales Officer

Tom plans, develops, and establishes policies and objectives for LeewayHertz sales function. Before that he was the Chief Sales Officer at Fruition Partners and Chief Operating Officer at Microsystems, and prior to that, he spent eight years with InstallShield Software Corporation as their Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Tom directed strategy for all international sales and distribution channels selling InstallShield’s B2B development and systems administration tools. He has also worked in management consulting with Andersen Consulting and Touche Ross & Co.


David Rangel

VP of Marketing at Iterable

David has a strong functional expertise in marketing, product, business development, corporate development, and general operations. For many years, he has been involved in all aspects of company building, from inception through fundraising (on both sides of the table), growth, business development, and exiting.

David also has an extensive international experience, having worked in the United States, Latin America, and China. He is fluent in English and Spanish, and is working on German and Chinese. In his career, he has worked with InstallShield Corporation, McKinsey, Microsoft, Groupon, and many other Fortune 500 companies. With his deep and diverse experience in the software industry, he is a great asset to LeewayHertz customers.

Eric Kaplan


Eric Kaplan is the Chief Technology Officer of the information technology consulting services firm AHEAD®, LLC. Previously he spent nine years with EMC, working in many roles; as a Senior Technologist he helped research, formulate, and drive technology strategy. He has also worked with InstallShield, where he managed and coordinated the company’s relationship with Microsoft and launched it into the Enterprise Software Distribution marketplace.

Kaplan specializes in data center infrastructure and next-generation technologies, and has great experience in product development and management, short- and long-term strategic planning, and evaluating new technologies and partnerships. His deep understanding of technology integration is a key component of our success at LeewayHertz.

Rick Harold

Co-founder of InstallShield

Rick Harold co-founded InstallShield Software Corporation in 1987. He took the title of Chief Technology Officer, although he worked in all aspects of the business. He helped lead the company for nearly twenty years.

Rick is well known as a detail-oriented professional who is an expert in software development, cloud computing, and software as a service. He is also very skilled in using agile methodologies. We are grateful to have someone of his caliber on our board.

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