Apurava Varma

  • Chandigarh Chandigarh




Liferay, Sharepoint,

Websphere Portal



Business Process Analysis

Identify, re-engineer and improve business processes

Solution Architecture

Ability to comprehend customer needs and translate them into software solutions which not only meet requirements but delivery great performance, are scalable, extensible and secure.

Project Management

Executed project following agile and waterfall methodologies


I like reading fiction which keeps my thoughts alive towards unknown possibilities. Try to catch a movie whenever I can.

Aspire to have a work of writing to my name...someday!

Work History

Work History
Apr 2008 - Present

Technology Lead

Infosys Ltd
  • 2 + years experience working as a technical project manager and responsible for delivery of 5+ key projects for American Express
  • Managed launch of Small Business Saturday campaigns for 2011, 2012 for American Express. Responsible for requirements elicitation, solution architecture and overall delivery
  • Managed launch of Amex offer integration with Facebook, Foursquare and Twitter. Worked with Amex and vendor architects to define the target solution for this launch
  • Managed development of offer entry system for Amex which also had a Portal as a offer delivery mechanism
  • Relationship management - with client delivery leadership, architects and vendor teams.
  • Increased 25% revenue growth from $1 million to $1.25 million over last 2 years
  • 4+ years experience¬†in defining solution architecture for ECM, Portal, J2EE and social media solutions including integration with Facebook, Foursquare and Twitter
  • 3+ years experience in managing teams of 10-25 people
  • Project management - have executed 2 projects using agile with more than 3 sprints and 2 release cycles. Executed 3 projects using the V-Model, spanning 3 months to 5 months
  • Operated all projects on CMMI level 5
  • Prepared estimates and did budgeting for forthcoming financial year, managed resource allocations and generated invoices on defined milestones
  • Consulting - Executed multiple consulting assignments for vendor and product selection in Portal and ECM space
  • Pre-sales - Lead portal and ECM tracks in proposals, develop proof of concepts and provide sizing
Aug 2004 - Apr 2008

Team Leader

Newgen Software Technologies Ltd
  • Built relationship for Newgen in Ecobank by doing a successful POC at onsite and procuring contract for subsequent business for Newgen
  • Onsite coordinator for implementation of Newgen BPM suite for Ecobank. Responsible for requirements elicitation, solution design and implementation. Automated and centralized Account Opening, Payment and Loans process for Ecobank
  • Lead design and development for Bank Muscat for centralization of loans process of the bank
  • Implementation of Newgen BPM and CMS suite for Sahara Life Insurance. Onsite coordinator for roll-out and operations support
  • Pre-sales - Respond to RFI and RFP, develop proof of concept and conduct demos
  • Lead teams of 3-8 people and guide them to resolve technical issues and deliver the work modules


Dec 2001 - Dec 2004

Masters in Computer Applications

Birla Institute of Technology

Worked as a freelancer web developer during this period

Dec 1998 - Dec 2001

Bachelors in Computer Applications

Birla Institute of Technology

First Class with Distinction



10+ Internal Infosys Certifications


IBM Content Management API