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Summary

Innovation driven technology leader who can conceptualise & execute digital strategies to deliver customer centric products. Currently working at Publicis.Sapient as "Platform Lead" and steer the content & commerce platform implementation practice for Australia and NewZealand.

  • Responsible for driving technology conversations & pitches along with Sales Team for shaping client opportunities.
  • Led various Digital Transformation engagements for clients across BFSI, Retail, Travel & hospitality domains.
  • Have successfully designed & delivered numerous Digital Marketing & Commerce Platforms across Adobe, Hybris, Sitecore, Oracle platforms.
  • Established a platform implementation team in Australia from scratch and currently manage a team of more that 20+ local architects and consultants working across platforms with further extension into global distributed delivery teams.
  • Felicitated by Adobe for "Most Rapid Project Deployment Success" Adobe Experience Manager implementation.
  • Selected for Sapient's esteemed internal training program "Chief Marketing Technology University", designed to groom next generation technology leaders within Publicis.Sapient across the globe.

Work History

Jul 2012Present

Sr. Manager Technology

Publicis.Sapient

Evolve & lead the platform implementation practice and define solutions for clients across different vertical and domains.

  • Establish & manage relationship with client's Technology & Business stakeholders.
  • Manage product vendor partner relationship & groom Publicis.Sapient solution / service offerings.
  • Manage Technology pipeline along with account team and build go-to market strategy for the technology function.
  • In last 2 years have partnered with sales team to win more than AUD 20 mn business and deliver platforms for marquee clients like Australian Computer Society, Australian Stock Exchange, Mastercard, Suncorp, SunSuper, Sydney Opera House, RACV,  Aesop.
May 2005Jul 2012

Computer Scientist

Adobe Systems

Work in conjunction with product teams to envision ideas for use cases built on top of Adobe technologies. Develop the ideas to build enterprise applications utilising Adobe technlogies specially focussed around LiveCycle, WCMS and Omniture.

  • Led a cross functional international team for a Unified Communication solution available on mobile platform utilising Flash Media server, Flash Media Gateway and Air Runtime features.
  • Delivered a secure document sharing application for Adobe Board members based on Adobe LiveCycle, Rights management and Coldfusion
  • Built a wrapper on top on Microsoft SMS to deliver to products and application to engineers based on their own selection and requirement.
Jul 2002May 2005

Software Engineer

Infosys Technologies

Campus hired, and started on projects for Publication business clients utilising Microsoft technologies like .Net and SQL Server.

  • Work with Business System Analyst (Based in US) and flesh out technical details for implementation.
  • Technical design as per requirements from Business System Analyst and integration with other systems.
  • Development / modification of interface and JavaScript scripts files.
  • Development of stored procedures and other scripts in SQL.
  • Preparation and review of Test Plans/ Cases.

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Education

Aug 2015Present

Sapient CMTO University

Publicis.Sapient

CMTO is a year long internal training program designed to groom next generation technology leaders. It focusses on emerging technologies and especially use of same in marketing ecosystem. Storytelling is at the centre of the program and how technologists can leverage story concepts in day to day life.

My subject for research, as part of the program, is "Programmatic Media" which needs to be completed with a white paper and presentation at a conference.

Sep 1998May 2002

Bachelor of Engineering

Regional Engineering College, Trichy