Summary

I currently lead the AOL Search team based out of Bangalore. The team comprises of: - Core search research team, Mobile Search - a business management team driving search-based revenue and defining business models and advertising initiatives. - Development and QA teams working on AOL Search - DataWarehouse, BI and reporting team and Data Quality management In my earlier role as COO at Asian CERC, I was responsible for complete management of delivery of multiple software products, and for product management. This included defining and managing the key processes across all delivery functions, project management, building delivery teams, building and managing key client relations, managing vendors, defining and architecting the product roadmap, understanding the trends in the industry as well as in technology, overseeing the delivery timeliness and quality, HR activities and liaising with sales, finance and support teams. In my prior roles, I have successfully led software delivery projects, architects and consulting teams, done marketing, pre-sales and technology/solution evagelization, defined architecture for enterprise systems, have consulted for clients in various domains like telecom, finance, eCommerce, manufacturing, transportation. I have led business solution conceptualization and development. I have good experience in developing business solutions, developing reusable frameworks, project management, architecture and design and marketing. I have published thought leadership papers in renowned publications. I am a keen follower of trends in the software industry.

Work History

Work History
May 2010 - Present

Senior Manager - Projects

Cognizant Technology Solutions
Leading a vertical of the Cognizant Cloud group
Mar 2008 - Feb 2010

Senior Technical Manager

AOL
Leading the AOL - Online Search team based out of Bangalore Development Center. The teams include: - Core search research team, Mobile Search - a business management team driving search-based revenue and defining business models and advertising initiatives. - Development and QA teams working on AOL Search - DataWarehouse, BI and reporting team and Data Quality management
Jan 2007 - Dec 2007

COO / CTO

Asian CERC Information Technology Ltd.
My responsibilities as COO included strategizing and managing the overall operations of the organization. This included defining and managing the key processes across all delivery functions, project management, building delivery teams, building and managing key client relations, managing vendors, defining and architecting the product roadmap, understanding the trends in the industry as well as in technology, overseeing the delivery timeliness and quality, HR activities and liaising with sales, finance and support teams.
Apr 2005 - Jan 2007

Principal Architect

Infosys Technologies Ltd.
Led marketing, pre-sales and evangelization of business solutions in EMEA. Generated new software development deals. Technology consulting and enterprise architecture for clients. Led solution consulting team.
Apr 2004 - Mar 2005

Senior Technical Architect

Infosys Technologies Ltd.
Business solution development around Regulatory Compliance and Risk Management. Applied research on technologies like Information Management, ECM, BPM, Compliance, Software reuse, Architecture Modeling Published thought leadership papers in leading publications
Jun 1995 - Mar 2004

Technical Architect

Infosys Technologies Ltd.
Applied research on technologies like BPM, Software reuse, Architecture Modeling Published thought leadership papers in leading publications

Education

Education
2000 - 2003

PGSEM

Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
1991 - 1995

B.Tech

Institute of Technology, BHU