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Sunday, January 30, 2011

Famous Chowdarys(kamma) NRI in Usa

 
1) Sreekanth Ravi :

The September issue of Fortune magazine featured Sreekanth Ravi in 35th place (WEALTH $131 million AGE 37) of the 40 richest people under 40. The magazine ranking the 40 richest – after last year’s inclusion of innovators, influencers, and entrepreneurs along with the ten richest. Sreekanth Ravi, SonicWALL former Chairman and Founder. (NASDAQ: SNWL), founded Code Green Networks in 2004. Sreekanth holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He received the Young Alumni Award, from the University of Illinois in 2003. Sreekanth was honored for his entrepreneurial leadership in co-founding the Internet security appliance company, and establishing it at number one market share position worldwide.

2) Sudhakar Ravi:

The September issue of Fortune magazine featured Sudhakar Ravi in 29th place (WEALTH $137.1 million AGE 39) of the 40 richest people under 40. The magazine ranking the 40 richest – after last year’s inclusion of innovators, influencers, and entrepreneurs along with the ten richest. Sudhakar Ravi, SonicWALL former Chief Technology Officer and Founder. (NASDAQ: SNWL), founded Code Green Networks in 2004. Sudhakar holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He received the Young Alumni Award, from the University of Illinois in 2003. Sudhakar was honored for his entrepreneurial leadership in co-founding the Internet security appliance company, and establishing it at number one market share position worldwid.

3) Katragadda Lalitesh :

 
Google Senior Member of Technical Staff (Co-founder of Google India) joint center head for Google’s R&D.

4) Srinivas. Doddapaneni:

 
Dr. Sri Doddapaneni is an engineering manager for Intel Software Development Products at Intel Corporation. He is responsible for common infrastructure for performance, threading, and quality tools. He started with Intel in 2000 and for the first four years led software development tools for Intel cellular and handheld processors. He has over 15 years of experience developing compilers, and various tools such as debuggers, profilers, emulators and runtime libraries. Sri holds a B.Tech.(Honors) from Indian Institute of Technology at Kharagpur and a PhD from Georgia Institute of Technology, both in computer science. He has published reviewed research papers in various leading conferences in the areas of compiler optimizations, distributed systems, and tools for embedded systems. Sri was granted three patents in distributed systems and has four patent applications pending in the area of software tools and computer architecture. Sri serves as the Project Lead for the TPTP Platform Project and is a member of the PMC. Sri is also a member of the TPTP Architecture Group

5) Valluri.Rao:

 
Valluri Rao is an Intel Fellow and Director of Analytical and Microsystems Technology in Intel’s Technology and Manufacturing group. Rao is currently responsible for the research and development of novel Microsystems and Micromechanical (MEMS) applications for Intel. Rao holds 46 issued patents, 3 Intel achievement awards and has published more than 20 external and 10 internal papers. Rao received Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Jesus College, Cambridge University, U.K.. He was a post-doctoral research fellow at the Engineering Department Cambridge from 1979 – 1983.

6) Satya Nadella:

 
Satya Nadella is Corporate Vice President responsible for leading the Product Group within Microsoft Business Solutions. Nadella joined Microsoft in 1992 and has held a variety of marketing, product development and general management roles. Before taking on his current role, Nadella was responsible for launching and leading Microsoft bCentral, the leading Internet service providing Web presence, communications, customer marketing and e-commerce tools to small businesses.Before that, he was General Manager for the Commerce Platforms Group and led the development efforts for Microsoft Commerce Server and Microsoft BizTalk Server. Nadella was also a key member of several advanced technology incubation efforts inside Microsoft, including interactive television (ITV) and digital rights management (DRM). Nadellas first assignment at Microsoft was in the Windows Developer Relations group, where he was a program manager.

7) Prasad Vellanki:

 
Prasad Vellanki, Vice President of Engineering/ NetContinuum As Vice President of Product Development at VXtreme, Prasad pioneered streaming media technologies for the Web. After Microsoft’s acquisition of VXtreme, he successfully integrated VXtreme Web Theater software into the Windows Media product line. Prior to that, Prasad held several product development positions in the Real-Time Networking Group at Integrated Systems, Inc., including managing the development of pSOSystem networking products. Prasad has earned five patents and holds a MS degree in Computer Science from the University of Arizona, Tucson, and a BSEE degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay, India.

8) Divakar Maddipatla :

 
Divakar Maddipatla, Corporate Vice President & Head – Semiconductor Practice at HCL Technologies.

9) Ravi C Adusumalli:

 
Ravi C Adusumalli, Board of Directors of Intelli Group. Mr. Adusumalli joined Softbank Asia Infrastructure Fund (SAIF) in early 2002 and is currently a General Partner and Head of SAIFs India Operations. Prior to joining SAIF, Mr. Adusumalli was an Associate Partner with Mobius Venture Capital, a $1.25 billion early stage venture capital firm in Silicon Valley. He previously worked at Credit Suisse First Boston as an Associate and with Wasatch Funds, a mutual fund with over $9 billion in assets that specialized in small cap and micro cap companies listed on US and international exchanges. Mr. Adusumalli graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelors of Arts in Economics and Government. Mr. Adusumalli serves on the board of directors of SAIFs investments in Sify, SEVEN Networks, Investsmart, and Intelligroup.

10) Rao Vellanki:

 
Rao Vellanki, Director of Offshore Operations, Best Buy Co., Chennai, India Prior to his appointment as Director of Offshore Operations in India, Mr. Vellanki was the Director of Information Services encompassing Business Intelligence, Enterprise Data Management (EDM), and Alternate Sourcing at Best Buy headquarters in Eden Prairie, MN. Mr. Vellanki possesses a BEEE and MEEE from Andhra University, India, and an MBA from the Carlson School of Management in Minnesota. Best Buy Co. (BBY) is the #1 distributor of consumer electronics, entertainment hardware, software, appliances, and complex solutions with revenues exceeding $20 Billion.

11) Suresh Chitturi:

 
Suresh Chitturi is a senior research engineer and project manager at Nokia Research Center. His involvement with the JCP started mid-2003 when he became an active member of the Expert Group for JSR 226, Scalable 2D Vector Graphics API for J2ME. He was also the editor of JSR 226 specification and played an important role in synchronizing Mobile SVG specification between JCP and W3C. Suresh is now the Spec Lead of JSR 226, which includes the responsibility of leading the diverse Expert Group, developing the Reference Implementation (RI) and Test Compatibility Kit (TCK), and possible future work with respect to J2ME and SVG mobile technologies. For the past few years at Nokia, Suresh has focused on developing mobile vector graphics technologies and solutions, particularly SVG. Suresh also represents Nokia in several high profile mobile Standards Organizations (SDO) such as W3C, 3GPP, and OMA.

12) Kolluri.Krishna:

 
Executive Vice President & General Manager Juniper Networks – Security Products Group .

13)Dr. Prakash Challa:

 
CEO of Nipuna Services Limited)/ Satyam BPO subsidary Before joining Nipuna, Dr. Challa was with Satyam as Senior Vice President in the Global Solutions Group. Prior to that, he held several senior management positions in the Information Technology industry. While with IMR Global / CGI in US (since 1993), he held a number of senior management positions and was responsible for business development and operations. Starting his career with Wipro Information Technology in 1985 he later joined Tata Consultancy Services and held a number leadership positions in Quality, Information Systems and Technology Planning groups. Dr Prakash Challa has a Ph.D in Software Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.

14) Anvitha Ramineni:

 
Anvitha Ramineni is a Software Engineer and works at Intel Corporation. Through the 4 years that she’s worked at Intel, she was the founder and President of the Intel Toastmasters Club in 2003 and she currently serves as the co-chair of the Women at Intel Network-Santa Clara, a 350-member employee group. She was a marketing co-lead for the highly successful IWL Leadership Summit in Boston this year. Anvitha is a certified life coach with an emphasis on issues faced by South Asians in the US. She is a high spirited, motivated South Asian woman and is passionate about entrepreneurship and women’s empowerment.

15) Dr. Rao R. Tummala:

 
Rao R. Tummala is a chaired professor in the Electrical Engineering Department at Georgia Tech. Previously, he was an IBM Fellow at IBM East Fishkill Packaging Laboratory in New York. Dr. Tummala was awarded 21 U.S. patents, made 45 other inventions, published 60 papers in professional society journals, and presented over 70 keynote, invited, and other talks throughout the world. Tummala received nine IBM Invention Awards, three IBM Divisional Awards, one IBM Corporate Award, and three IBM Publication Awards. He also received the John Wagnon Technical Achievement Award from ISHM, a Best Paper Award from IEEE, the Engineering Materials Award from the American Society for Metals, the Distinguished Alumni Award for outstanding service in engineering from the University of Illinois, and the David Sarnoff Award from IEEE. The Daniel C. Hughes, Jr. Memorial Award was awarded to Rao R. Tummala, Ph.D., for his dedication to IMAPS and the microelectronics industry. Dr. Tummala is being honored for his significant technical contributions to IMAPS in the fields of Materials and Processes for Advanced Ceramic Packaging, Flip Chip Technology and Integrated Passives; commitment to the development of students in the industry; and commitment to the Society in the capacity of President, Technical Vice President, and International Vice President, advancing both the Technical Scope and the Membership Programs of the Society. in the year 2002.

16) Madhu Yarlagadda:

 
Madhu Yarlagadda, Director of Engineering, Communications Products, Yahoo!. Madhu is the Senior Engineering Director for Yahoo! Messenger where he is responsible for real-time communication over IP- including Voice (VoIP) and Video. He is charged with identifying, designing and developing next generation, real-time communication applications and platforms. In this role, Madhu can be accredited with developing the United Kingdom’s BT Communicator with Yahoo! Messenger and the recent deployment of high-quality PC-to-PC calling and voicemail in Yahoo! Messenger. Prior to joining Yahoo!, Madhu served as founder, president and chief operating officer of MyQuest, Inc., a unified messaging company acquired by Yahoo! in 1999. He also served as co-founder, chief technical officer and chief operating officer of ISSG, an enhanced telecommunications application provider.

17) Raghu R. Kodali:

 
Raghu R. Kodali is a consulting product manager and SOA evangelist for Oracle Application Server. He has worked in the software industry for over 11 years as a developer, consultant, and presales engineer in emerging technologies. He is responsible for J2EE features with expertise in SOA technologies like EJB, Web Services, and application development frameworks. Raghu has been the lead product manager for EJB design-time features in Oracle JDeveloper since the EJB 1.1 specification. His current area of focus is evangelizing service-oriented infrastructure and implementing service-oriented applications.

18) Rama Krishna Koganti:

 
Rama Krishna Koganti — Automotive Body Engineering Technical Expert, Ford Motor Company College of Technology Executive Board Eastern Michigan University/ MI

19) Dr.Nag Patibandla:

 
Dr.Nag Patibandla, Director of the Center for Future Energy Systems, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a New York State Center for Advanced Technology. Dr. Patibandla is a distinguished energy expert with rich state and global experience in academia, industry, and government.

20) Swaroop Adusumilli:

 
Swaroop Adusumilli, V.P Engineering, co-founder Tallika. Prior to founding Tallika, Mr. Adusumilli was a co-founder and lead designer for Corrent’s silicon solutions. While at Corrent, Mr. Adusumilli designed and implemented major critical sub-systems of Corrent’s silicon solutions – including IPSEC/SSL/TLS protocol security core, DMA/Streaming bus interfaces(PL3)/AHB, MIPS sub-system and PCI/PCIX implementation. Prior to joining Tallika, Mr. Adusumilli held senior engineering lead positions at Conexant. While at Conexant, he architected and developed multiple DSL/Modem/GSM SOC chipsets. Before Conexant, Mr. Adusumilli was a senior staff engineer at VLSI Technology and developed multiple system controller and peripheral controller chipsets for Intel’s 386, 486, Pentium and Digital Alpha microprocessors. Mr. Adusumilli holds multiple patents in high performance ASIC/SOC digital designs. He holds an MS in Electrical and Computer Engr.from University of Louisiana.

19) Ven_chava:

 
Ven Chava, Director, Network Strategy and Analysis, Linux — The Third Wave Mr. Chava was responsible for service layer development covering a variety of wireless applications, including push to talk, messaging services, portals, device management, location, and other services such as handset software development at Nextel. Mr. Chava also worked at Mobile365 Inc. as their chief architect responsible for launching world’s first large-scale, IP-based SMS interoperability network that has contributed to the SMS text-message revolution in North America.

20) Raj Kumar Velagapudi:

Rajkumar Velagapudi – President & Co- founder: Innova Solutions Inc., As President, Raj is at the helm of affairs inclusive of Strategic Planning, Development, and Sales & Marketing. Raj has in excess of 15 years of experience in the IT industry. During his tenure at one of the leading systems integrators, Raj was one of the Senior Management members responsible for expanding the business in the Western U.S. region. Raj holds a B.S degree in Computer Science from the University of Madras, India.

21) Krishna Yarlagadda:

 
Krishna Yarlagadda, Founder, President & CEO of HelloSoft, Inc., Krishna has a B.S and MS in Electrical Engineering. As the President & CEO of HelloSoft, Krishna is responsible for setting HelloSoft’s mission, formulating corporate strategy and executing a plan for the company’s overall growth. Krishna held key management and technical positions in the SPARC processor division of Sun Microsystems and was a key player in successful launch of four SPARC processors (UltraSPARC I & II, SuperSPARC I & II).

22) Babu Mandava:

 
Babu Mandava, President & Co-founder of Beecem Communications/ USA. Mr. Mandava obtained MSEE from Indian Institute of technology, Kanpur. He holds 5 US patents and publications in the area of design for testability and fault tolerant processor design. Babu Mandava has over 22 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. Prior to co-founding Beceem Babu was a co-founder of Centillium Communications, a semiconductor company well known for product innovations in ADSL and VOIP areas.

23) Suneil Mandava :

Suneil Mandava
Suneil Mandava, is the Founder President & CEO of Mobile Aspects, Inc. Mr. Mandava is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, with a degree in Biomedical Engineering. Mr. Mandava also has performed research at the National Institutes of Health in the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute and the National Cancer Institute. Most recently, before starting the company, Mr. Mandava was a project manager at Accenture in the company’s High Tech practice.

24) Rao Cherukuri:

Rao Cherukuri
Vice President, Strategic Marketing, Phoenix Technologies: Rao Cherukuri is currently VP Strategic Marketing and Business Development at Phoenix. Prior to joining Phoenix Rao was a serial entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. Rao co-founded three companies and held responsibilities in many different executive roles as CEO, CTO. Prior to joining Phoenix, Rao was Co-founder/Chairman/CTO at Euclid.

25) Sri Myneni:

 
Sri Myneni, CEO, President and Co-Founder Knoah Solutions Inc., Mr. Myneni has more than 14 years of senior management experience with major corporations in diverse areas like Enterprise Database Management, Secure Networking, CRM, and eCRM with major emphasis in Customer Management, Product Management, Business Development and Software Development. Prior to co-founding Knoah, he was VP of Strategic Customers and Alliances for eGain, where he played a key role in signing multi-million dollar deals with companies including AOL, Schwab, AT&T, Verizon and 3Com. Additionally, he was instrumental in growing eGain from a fledgling company to the eCRM market leader with more than 800 employees. Mr. Myneni holds an MBA from ThunderBird, an MSCS from ASU, and a BSCS from Nagarjuna University.

26) Venu Myneni:

 
Venu Myneni, is serving as the President and CEO of Radiant Systems since 1995. Venu Previously worked as an engineer, marketing executive, programmer and Manager with various organizations and has over 20 years of experience. Venu has served on the Board of New Jersey Technology Council and is a Co-Chairman of CIO council. He received a Masters in Engineering from City College of New York (CUNY), New York and Bachelors in Engineering from Andhra University, India.

27) Roshan Gudapati:

 
Roshan Gudapati is director of product strategy for Network Media Platforms in the Media Platforms and Services Group of Analog Devices Inc. (Norwood, Mass.).

28) Ashwani Jasti:

 
Ashwani Jasti, is CEO and President of CAMO Group. Prior to joining CAMO, Ashwani was the President of BIT Tech where, he was responsible for building the company into a multi-million dollar e-commerce development and systems integration firm, with a staff of over 200 consultants. Earlier in his career, Ashwani was a Software Consultant to AT&T and NASDAQ. Ashwani Jasti received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Metallurgical Engineering, from Andhra University in India in 1992 and an M.S. in Computer Science from City University of New York (CUNY).

29) Chand Akkineni:

 
Mr Chand Akkineni is a dynamic entrepreneur and is the founder of SoftPro Systems Ltd., SoftPros Inc., World Online, Inc. based in Atlanta, USA and SoftPro Technologies (P) Ltd. Mr. Chand is known for bringing creative business models. Prior to SoftPro, Mr. Chand held several positions with Tata Consultancy Services, Mumbai for 12 years. At the time of leaving the organization he was holding the position of Regional Manager of TCS in USA. Chand K. Akkineni is also President of Capricorn Systems Inc., He is the present president of the Atlanta chapter of the business group TiE Indus Entreprenuers. He is a postgraduate in Computer Science from IIT, Mumbai with MBA degree from Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA

30) Dr.Vamsi Boppana :

 
Vice President of Engineering & Co-founder, Zenasis. Prior to founding Zenasis, Dr. Boppana was with the Advanced CAD Research group at the Fujitsu Laboratories of America. Vamsi has 5 patents pending and over 30 publications, including a best-paper award. Dr. Boppana received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-champaign in 1997. He also received the Van Valkenburg fellowship award at the University of Illinois for excellence in research and the Intellectual Property Contribution award at Fujitsu Laboratories of America. He has chaired and served on several industry sessions and program committees.
31) Suresh Katta :

 
Founder and CEO, Saama Technologies Inc., Mr. Suresh Katta has founded and co-founded several companies focused on producing innovative software solutions, Suresh was co-founder of GVI, which developed groupware applications and was eventually sold to Netscape in 1995. He was also founder of Multisoft, which developed and marketed high-end graphics products for the Indian market. Before founding Saama, Suresh spent several years at SGI.Suresh is internationally recognized for his pioneering work. He has been a discussion panel member and featured speaker in several IT conferences.Suresh earned his MS in Computer Engineering from the University of Southwest Louisiana and his BS in Electronics Engineering from University of Bangalore in India. Founded in 1997, Saama Technologies, Inc. is a consulting and systems integration firm with focused expertise in providing actionable business intelligence for enterprises and innovative outsourcing services for software product companies. Leveraging over nine years of experience at over 500+ projects across multiple marquis clients, Saama has been able to continuously innovate in the formulation and delivery of relevant services to both users and providers of technology.

32) Rajendra Vattikuti :

 
Raj Vattikuti, 53, founded Covansys, (Nasdaq-CVNS) which was originally called Complete Business Solutions, Inc., in 1985 with five employees. Mr. Vattikuti served as president and chief executive officer of the company until June of 2000, when he became co-chairman of Covansys. In September of 2004, Mr. Vattikuti resumed an active leadership position in the company when he was appointed president and chief executive officer. Mr. Vattikuti holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the College of Engineering, Guindy (India) and a Master of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Wayne State University. Mr. Vattikuti also holds an honorary doctorate in Business Administration from Bryant College.

33) Prasad Mokkapati :

 
Prasad Mokkapati, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Meridium Inc.
Prasad earned his M.S. in industrial engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington and has over fifteen years experience as a software architect, implementing mission critical Internet and intranet systems. Prasad previously served as a senior architect at Borland. He was also the cofounder and Vice President of Engineering at PostModern Computing where he served as chief architect and creator of the Visibroker product line, licensed to such companies as Healtheon, Netscape, Oracle, Cisco and Sun.

34) Ravi C Adusumalli :

 
Ravi C Adusumalli – General Partner, SOFTBANK Asia Infrastructure Fund, Director, SEVEN: Mobile Email for Everyone, Director, Intelli Group. Adusumalli joined Softbank Asia Infrastructure Fund (SAIF) in early 2002 and is currently a General Partner and Head of SAIFs India Operations. Prior to joining SAIF, Adusumalli was an Associate Partner with Mobius Venture Capital, a $1.25 billion early stage venture capital firm in Silicon Valley. He previously worked at Credit Suisse First Boston and with Wasatch Funds, a mutual fund with over $9 billion in assets.

35) Raj Atluru :

 
Atluru is a Managing Director at Draper Fisher Jurvetson where he serves on the boards of Agentis, Amazing Media, Blue Titan Software, IQ Labs, Konarka Technologies, OpenLatitude, PAR3 Communications and Vizional Technologies. Atluru has assumed strategic and operating roles to help seed stage and early-stage companies, and he currently focuses on enterprise applications, software infrastructure, wireless communications and emerging energy technologies. Prior to Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Atluru spent three years with TL Ventures where he focused on early-stage supply chain, e-commerce applications and wireless communication companies. Prior boards include Syncra Systems, Planalytics, DigitalWork and American Compliance Systems, where he also served as interim CEO and Chairman. In addition, Atluru worked in the Leveraged Finance and Asian Corporate Finance groups at Credit Suisse First Boston in New York, Hong Kong and Singapore. Atluru graduated from Stanford University with B.S. and M.S. degrees in Environmental Engineering and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

36) Madhu Kodali :

 
Madhu Kodali became a Principal of Fertilemind Capital in October 2004. Before joining Fertilemind Capital he had been the co-founder & President of Indiainfo.com, an integrated portal, e-commerce and business process outsourcing company. At Indiainfo.com he was involved with strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and was instrumental in six transactions in the Internet, IT and media services sectors. Prior to that he was the founder and President of Kodenet, Inc., an Internet Services Provider.

37) Venkat Vallabhaneni :

 
Venkat Vallabhaneni is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Founder of Accurum
Venkat was key in successfully growing the business at Accurum through his sales and marketing effort . He was responsible for setting up the global delivery divisions, and was instrumental in transforming the company to be a focused technology solutions provider for Wall Street firms. In 2003 Venkat assumed position as CEO of the company where he manages the company’s strategy, vision and growth delivering innovative solutions and fostering strong client relations.
Venkat has over 15 years of hands- on experience in building scalable and mission-critical systems in the financial industry. He has in-depth knowledge of the synergistic link between capital markets and technology be it in front, middle or back office systems. At Merrill Lynch, he worked for the Global Debt Analytics Services Department, playing an instrumental role in developing several trading systems using component and middleware technologies. Later sold to Kanbay, Accurum will be operated as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kanbay.

38) Suresh Mandava – Chief Technical Officer&co-founder, VistaWiz. :

 
Suresh joined VistaWiz from DataReturn where he was the chief IBM technologist responsible for large scale website deployments. He has over 14 years of experience as an Infrastructure architect in operating large data center environments from conception to production. In his role as lead web solution strategist at IBM, Suresh implemented Web-sphere for IBM’s primary support website and helped build content management tools and data mining systems involving over two million documents using various technologies. Prior to this, Suresh was with Satyam Computer’s India where he was manager of technical services for Satyam’s state-of-the-art offshore development technology center.

39) Mr. Venkat R. Mandava was Chief Technology Officer, Acumation Inc :

 
Mr. Mandava was Director of Software Engineering for E*Trade Group, where he was in charge of product architecture and software development for the international business. Before that, he was a senior project manager for Infinity (a Sungard company), an associate director of fixed-income trading for Barclays Capital, and vice president of fixed-income for Credit Suisse First Boston, where he was responsible for quantitative research and software development. He was also involved in trading application development at Salomon Brothers. Mr. Mandava holds a PhD and masters in computer science from Vanderbilt University, an MTech in computer science from Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, India, and a BTech (with honors) in mechanical engineering from BITS, Pilani, India.

40) Arjun Valluri :

 
Arjun has more than 16 years of experience in Information Technology Services. Arjun served as the Founder, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Intelligroup, Inc, Through the years, Arjun had received various awards such as:
  • New Jersey Fast 50 Awards in the years 1995, 1996, 1997
  • New Jersey Fast 500 Award in 1999
  • New Jersey Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist in the years 1995, 1996, 1997
  • New Jersey Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2001
  • Var Business 500 Awards in 2000, 2001, 2002, USA
  • Recipient of Ronald Reagan Technology Award from the World Business Forum, 2004

41) Raj Talluri :

 
Raj Talluri, CEO of Texas Instruments’ digital still camera business unit, Dr Raj Talluri, Manager, Worldwide business imaging unit. Prior to this role Raj was the Chief Technology Officer of the Digital Still Camera Business Unit. He was also the R&D manger for the image and video technology in Texas Instruments’ DSP Solutions R & D Center. Raj received his Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1993. He has been with Texas Instruments since then. Raj has extensive experience in image and video processing, semiconductor product engineering, marketing, and international business management having worked in various positions in TI.

42) Vijay Gummadi :

 
Vijay Gummadi is currently the Vice President, Product Development at Campfire Interactive, Inc, a technology company in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. Mr. Gummadi serves as an Invited Expert to the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative and the Object Management Group’s (OMG) Manufacturing Domain Task Force. He has a Master’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering and Information Systems from Wayne State University, Detroit, MI and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Mysore, India.
http://www.cfi2.com/

43) Rao Cherukuri :

 
Vice President, Strategic Marketing, Phoenix Technologies
Rao Cherukuri is currently VP Strategic Marketing and Business Development at Phoenix. Prior to joining Phoenix Rao was a serial entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. Rao co-founded three companies and held responsibilities in many different executive roles as CEO, CTO. Prior to joining Phoenix, Rao was Co-founder/Chairman/CTO at Euclid, Rao is responsible for the architecture and delivery of Euclid’s hosted services based on the industry leading BizSmart IT Management Suite. His distinguished track record with other successful startups includes co-founding Flow Wise Networks which was later acquired by Network Equipment Technologies, co-founding Ramp Networks which went public and was later acquired by Nokia.

44) Dinakar Nagalla :

 
Dinakara Nagalla joins Sinex (later name changed to Empowermx) following a successful 12 year career in information technology management in the transportation industry. Nagalla has most recently served as an independent consultant to a variety of airline industry entities including American Airlines and other major airlines in the areas of product and process development. Prior to that he was the Lead Technologist/Chief Architect for EDS Industry’s Airline Solutions subsidiary. Mr. Nagalla has a highly-developed and highly-respected expertise in information-based subject matters for airlines including Enterprise Work Flow, Maintenance Document Authoring/Tracking, Maintenance Planning, Configuration Management, Line Maintenance, Production Control and Non-Routine Management. As a consultant to Sinex prior to accepting the Vice President of Technology post, Mr. Nagalla led the further development of its product architecture and content management systems while at the same time participating in several industry efforts to standardize Java related specifications. He also worked as a Research Engineer in India Institute of Technology Bombay, India at the start of his career.
http://www.empowermx.com/

45) Ajay Gummadi, Vice President – Network Automation Products, Opsware Inc. :

   

46) Ravi Nannapaneni, Manager – Strategic Programs, Intel Corporation :

 
Ravi Nannapaneni joined Intel in September 1991 and since has held various strategic and software development positions within different Intel organizations. In early to mid 1990s, Ravi introduced Information Systems Messaging Technology to enable the first mega fabrication process technology at Intel component manufacturing factories. In 1997, as the IT Engineering Manager of Intel’s first manufacturing site in China, enabled low-cost manufacturing initiative to comply with United States Government controlled country guidelines. Two years later, he spearheaded concept and managed strategy program for delivery of innovative information systems to analyze worldwide manufacturing operational performance. During 2000, as Director NET Solutions, his team was involved in marketing and application of experience and capabilities developed internally to external business opportunities in support of Intel New Business Group strategy to leverage Intel operational methods.
http://www.empowermx.com/

47) Dr. Venkat Rayapati – Lucent Technologies Director of Product Development for Broadband Access. :

   

48) Suresh Chitturui :

 
Suresh Chitturi is a senior research engineer and project manager at Nokia Research Center. His involvement with the JCP started mid-2003 when he became an active member of the Expert Group for JSR 226, Scalable 2D Vector Graphics API for J2ME. He was also the editor of JSR 226 specification and played an important role in synchronizing Mobile SVG specification between JCP and W3C. Suresh is now the Spec Lead of JSR 226, which includes the responsibility of leading the diverse Expert Group, developing the Reference Implementation (RI) and Test Compatibility Kit (TCK), and possible future work with respect to J2ME and SVG mobile technologies.

49) Dr. Ramarao Kanneganti :

 
Ramarao Kanneganti, Ph.D. is a co-founder of Savera. Prior to founding Savera, Dr. Kanneganti was a member of the Technical Staff at Bell Labs. At Bell Labs, he spent several years working on billing systems, real-time databases and on-line organization of data. Dr. Kanneganti eceived a Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, in 1986, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rice University, Houston, Texas in 1995.

50) Sudheer Sajja, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, OHM LLC :

 
Sudheer Sajja is a founding stockholder of the Company and serves as our Vice President and Chief Information Officer. He has over 6 years of experience in the field of Information Technology and is considered an expert in e-Commerce and EDI systems. Prior to founding OHM,LLC Sudheer was President / CEO of Pringle Technologies Inc., also had worked as a Sr. Systems Analyst with Factor 360 Inc.
There he had worked with several e-Commerce systems for various clientele of the frim. He had lead teams in implemeting the e-Commerce Solutions and streamlined several functions of the organization. Sudheer is one of the core designer, developer and implementor of OHMSTM. Sudheer holds a Master of Science degree in Information Systems from Dakota State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Madras in India. Sudheer is a member of the Project Management Institute and a Silver medallist in the Duke of Edinburgh award.

51) Ramu Sunkara: Ex.Head Oracle’s Real-Time Collaboration and Communication products :

 
Ramu is now working on a on-demand service to launch new services that are feasible with the world-wide deployment of broadband (wired and wireless) infrastructure. During the past 18+ years in the software industry, Ramu Sunkara has played a key role and has consistently developed highly innovative and pioneering solutions at the intersection of leading-edge technology and business value.
Starting as a lead architect at Digital to pioneer SQL access to non-relational data and later 64 bit Relational Database Management System using its Alpha chip,During 1999 -2001, Ramu spearheaded Oracle’s initiative into CRM business suite to establish pioneering Web browser front-ends instead of thick clients for enterprise applications. Using JAVA-based architecture on the back-end and browser front-ends, he successfully launched a new CRM platform to build 60+ applications, which is part of Oracle Business Applications, used by over 40,000 enterprises in 2001. In 2001, Ramu started Oracle’s Real-Time Collaboration and Communication products that have resulted in Oracle’s entry into integrated platform for Presence, Instant Messaging, VoIP, Web conferencing, and Mobile Push Mail products. Now organized as a division within Oracle Collaboration Suite, over 2,600 clients are currently using its real-time collaboration technologies worldwide. He has authored 16 U.S. patents on software architecture and has delivered many keynotes & talks at conferences around the world. Ramu has a B. Tech. from IIT-Madras, an M. S. in Computer Science from University of Wisconsin, and an MBA from Boston University.

52) Shankar Vemulapalli :

 
Shankar Vemulapalli is a Technical Leader at Cisco Systems. He is a member of Central Engineering, within Advanced Services. In his current role, he specializes in design and implementation of new enhancements to routing protocols (BGP/OSPF/ISIS) and MPLS-VPNs, in service provider and enterprise customer networks. Shankar is also a frequent contributor at networking technical forums.

53) Shriram Velaga: Director, Product Management, Cisco Systems :
54) Suresh Chitturi :

 
Suresh Chitturi is a senior research engineer and project manager at Nokia Research Center. His involvement with the JCP started mid-2003 when he became an active member of the Expert Group for JSR 226, Scalable 2D Vector Graphics API for J2ME. He was also the editor of JSR 226 specification and played an important role in synchronizing Mobile SVG specification between JCP and W3C. Suresh is now the Spec Lead of JSR 226, which includes the responsibility of leading the diverse Expert Group, developing the Reference Implementation (RI) and Test Compatibility Kit (TCK), and possible future work with respect to J2ME and SVG mobile technologies. For the past few years at Nokia, Suresh has focused on developing mobile vector graphics technologies and solutions, particularly SVG. Suresh also represents Nokia in several high profile mobile Standards Organizations (SDO) such as W3C, 3GPP, and OMA.
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