Ranjan Kohli

  • Richmond US-VA

Work History

Work History
2008 - Present

Chief Technology Officer

Logexsoft Inc

Client Related

  • Create vision for IT strategy and roadmap for Fortune 500 companies as well as startup companies in the knowledge management and supply chain management areas, i.e choice of technology platforms, partnership ventures throughout the project lifecycle
  • Lead the execution of technology roadmap
  • Responsible for building and managing a top-flight technology team of fourteen to eighteen developers and consultants for client roadmap execution. Oversaw development and project management of over five projects/year each greater than $1 million.
  • Regular communication with senior management at client sites, management reporting on budget, technology, resource utilization, KPIs and risk assessment
  • Primary responsibility for managing third party relationship with large vendors such as IBM, iGate to manage the interdependencies to ensure smooth delivery of client solutions

Logexsoft Related

  • Primary responsibility of providing input into RFI/RFP/RFQ process
  • Responsible for actively assessing nascent technologies and its impact on client activities
  • Responsible for day-to-day activities of Logexsoft IT infrastructure
  • Actively engage senior management at Logexsoft in establishing Logexsoft strategy, i.e identify additional revenue opportunities for Logexsoft
2001 - Present

Director, Engineering

Xperts Inc
  • Lead team of a 40 engineers including responsibility of $3 million budget. Provided input into team member compensation in addition to career progression including hiring and firing of employees
  • Sole responsibility for all deliverables of engineering department across all client sites and projects
  • Responsible for prospecting new technologies that offered better value proposition for our client needs
  • Assessed and recommended optimal hardware and software infrastructure, including optimal processes such as source code management, system development process and environments for the client as well as Xperts
  • Led the effort to institute Capability Maturity Model (CMM) Level II compliance with a goal of achieving CMM Level III
  • Developed best practices around database design resulting in high performance web based solutions
1994 - Present

Software Engineer

Microconversions Inc
  • Developed device drivers, operating system extension and benchmark software for in-house graphic accelerators and digital signal processors for Apple Macintosh.
2002 - 2008

Account Manager, Technical Architect, Senior Consultant

Logexsoft Inc
  • Responsible for managing all activities of Logexsoft at Fortune 100 company, including business development, development of proposals, identification of cross-sell opportunities during a three year period grew size of account to $4 million.
  • Led the development and support operations of over a dozen supply chain optimization and decision support applications at Fortune 100 company.
  • Jointly defined Service Level Agreement (SLA), Scope of Services and Master Service Agreements for ensuring that contractual/financial targets were met; responsible for defining key performance indicators/project milestones across projects both intra and inter divisional
  • Established on-site Logexsoft support team for post-implementation production support
  • Managed all cross functional stakeholder to ensure close collaboration towards project delivery
  • Key Deliverables:
    • Developed and deployed Portals, Dashboards and supply chain systems that enhanced operational efficiency resulting in the substantial reduction of headcount as well as by reducing error rates (resultant savings $2.5 million) ; transition from manual to automated solution resulted in a further additional $1.5 million savings as well as reduction in training times by 40%
    • Designed and implemented infrastructure for the Supply Chain resulting in increased availability of 99.98%.
1999 - 2001

Architect & Lead Engineer

Xperts Inc
  • Responsible for architecture and implementation of custom applications for several high-profile school systems, Broadband service provider as well as open source industry clients.
  • Key Deliverables:
    • Deleveloped and delivered solution to manage and track special needs students in order to allow county school systems to collect federal grants and monies.
    • Created class planning and scheduling system that allowed county wide teachers to share and collaborate on standard of learning's objectives thus increasing teacher productivity by 20%-25%.
1996 - 1999

Senior Software Engineer

Xperts Inc
  • Led database team for developing Radiological workflow management system for a leading medical image and information products company
  • Led team for developingseveral solutions for large Broadband service providers, including billing systems, call center workflows, project management, cost management systems and warehouse management systems
1994 - 1996

Software Engineer

Xperts Inc
  • Responsible for developing industry leading dynamic customer survey web site for large cable service provider
  • Responsible for developing financial analysis system and invoicing system for large Fortune 100 consumer packaged goods company
  • Responsible for the conversion of Windows OS based application to Macintosh application for a leading database provider of journals and articles
1990 - 1993

Systems Administrator

University of Oklahoma
  • Administered Department of Mathematics computer systems and applications

Education

Education
2010 - Present

Master of Science

Virginia Commonwealth University

Beta Gama Sigma International Honor Society

1992 - Present

Bachelor of Science

University of Oklahoma
1989 - Present

Bachelor of Engineering

University of Mumbai
1992 - 1993

Graduate Work

University of Oklahoma

Summary

  • Extensive experience as a Senior Technology Executive responsibility for developing, communicating, coordinating and implementing business strategy and end to end change
  • Over 17 years of multi-industry experience with a strong emphasis in Supply Chain Management, Knowledge Management, Business Process Re-Engineering (BPR), Product Launch and Off-shore development
  • Proven implementation track record in leading highly complex projects with core strengths in the areas of driving innovative change and regulatory change, significantly improving operational efficiency and implementing business strategy by leveraging both emerging and mature technologies
  • Successfully implemented projects with budgets greater than $3 million and team size greater than 25 by utilizing the SDLC framework.
  • Primary responsibility for IT operations with typical support budget of $2.5 million per annum
  • Chief liaison for key client relationships across multiple business units and organizations both startup and established
  • Experienced in leading enterprise-wide implementations with a solid background in software engineering, business application solutions, and operations management with onshore/near-shore and offshore development teams.
  • Graduate degree in Business Administration (MBA), Undergraduate degree in Computer Science and Electronics Engineering, Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)

Awards

Information Week - Best of Breed Software - Open source - PostgreSQL installer (2002)

Skills

Skills

Authorize Purchases

Evaluate / Specify Brands or Vendors

Manage Vendor Relationships

Determine IT Needs

IT Department/Business Unit Operations

Enterprise-wide IT Operations Management

Align Business & IT Goals

Create IT Strategy

Certifications

Certifications
2006 - Present

Project Management Professional

Project Management Institute