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Software Based Innovation

Resourceful, innovative professional with 22 plus years’ experience in design, architecture and delivery of software solutions for IT ,Infrastructure and Telecommunication firms focusing mainly on OSS/BSS ,SDP /SDN/NFV and Machine learning(ML) based projects and programs that boost efficiency, productivity and profits. Focus on solving complex business problems with a logically structured, data driven approach, and uses critical thinking and disciplined problem solving tools to arrive at solutions. Recognized for exceptional skills in problem solving, technical knowledge, leadership and the ability to show positive results for the company. Experienced in leading cross functional teams across multiple geographies.
Specialties: Software Based Innovation(SDN/SDP/NFV), Machine learning Projects ,Enterprise Architecture, Project Management, Problem Solving, Strategic Planning, Lead-to-Cash(L2C),Trouble-to-Resolution(T2R) designs and solutions

Enterprise Architecture
An expert in Enterprise Architecture,Solution Design, System Design, System Integration , Complex Ordering and Workflow Systems for  OSS systems for  Global Telecommunication Companies
Project Management
I have been managing Projects with teams scattered across the globe.
Business Development

Experienced in creating  RFQ /RFP bids ,Financial Analysis and Projections. Expert in Financial modelling of complex projects.

Work experience

August 2015Till Date

Distinguished Lead - Software based Innovation


Focus on delivering next gen products and solutions - Machine Learning , SDN, NFV, SDP and Cloud Computing.

As part of the VES IT group, responsible for creating and driving BSS/OSS single stack. Establishing a technical and consultative, relationship with business partners by developing a core understanding of the unique business needs. Utilize BSS/OSS transformation expertise to seek out new opportunities ,expand and enhance existing ones to build business development activities and drive pursuits to closure.
Lead Large Direct & Indirect Cross-Functional Teams to develop new business and to deliver software and services to Service providers and Enterprise

Feb  2011Aug 2015

DMTS(Distinguished Member of Technical Services)

Verizon Enterprise Solutions

Project Proquest Proquest is an Enterprise Application build on top of Concept Wave Platform for Quoting & Ordering of VES enterprise products such as PIP(MPLS),IDS,IBS,VOIP,Managed Services etc.This is a major initiative in VES which is geared towards integrating the complete cash to order processes.Verizon developed/owned many products to expand its business over a period of time. As a result there are different products which cater to the need of similar business requirements. The current business model is comprised of high complexity, lack of scalability, high customization and repeated products of similar functional area. We have 700+ products by network and geography.

Apr 2007Feb 2010

Systems Architect

British Telecom

Business  Responsibilities

  • Responsible for various pre bid support initiatives for various complex contracts worth valued 10 Million or above for BRC(Bid Response Center)
  • Developed and implemented architecture and design of various BT Global Services systems including IIB(Initial Inventory Build).Responsible for Initial design of BT Open Reach GEA FTTC (Fiber to the Curb) product. End to End Solution Design of FTTP (Fiber to the Premises) for BT Open Reach GEA products
  • During this period while Consulting for  BT, I was employed by direct vendors of BT -SCOM & Manpower Professional
Jun 2002Apr 2007

Systems Architect

Verizon Telecom
  • FIOS -Architecture, Design andDevelopmentfor FTTP Workflow ( Fiber to the Premises) .Lead a Team of 20-30 developers at onsite and offshore
  • SSP- Architecture, Design andDevelopment for SSP Workflow.Involved throughout the project from conceptualization, design, development and testing of SSP Workflow Frontend GUI and Backend engine.Hired, Trained and Managed SSP(Strategic Services Platform) Workflow Teams at Dallas ,Chennai and Hyderabad
  • VASIP-Responsible for Architecture , Design and Development of SSP VASIP (Strategic Services Platform -Value added Services) Workflow systems.Lead a Team of15-20 Developers at Offshore(India) and Onsite (USA)
Aug 2000May 2002

Team Lead


(For the period ofJun 2002 to Feb 2004, employed by TCS and worked for Verizon as a consultant)

  • Brown Shipley -Responsible for Design(HLD,LLD & Prototype) ,Developmentand Testing for Banknotes Application for Brown Shipley of London
  • AIG -Provided Maintenance, Enhancement andProduction support for WTS 4.0 project for AIG –New York, USA
  • MLX Merrill Lynch-Responsible for Conceptualization, Design, Development and Testing of for MLX project - New York, USA
  • Awardit Sweden –Responsible for HLD, LLD, Coding and Testing .
Aug 1996Aug 2000

Assistant Manager (Business Development)

Reliance Power Ltd

  • Business Development – Responsible for creating RFQ /RFP bids ,Financial Analysis and Projections. Worked in a key new Business Development group led by SC Gupta currently CEO Reliance Energy

Dec 1995Aug 1996

Management Trainee

Calcom India Limited

Management Trainee on ISO 9002 Systems


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