The Team

The Management

P. Vaidyanathan ("Vaidy"), President/CEO

With over 20+ years of experience in the field of IT Consulting and Offshore Development Services, Vaidyanathan comes with a rich background in Technology and Management working across business verticals in different continents, North America, Europe and Asia. Over the years Vaidyanathan has successfully delivered large scale enterprise systems and mission critical applications across the industries, across technology platforms.

His experience includes working at Bear Stearns, Inc. New York, USA (now part of JP Morgan Chase), as an Associate Director, and was part of the management team instrumental in setting up Software Development Center in Dublin, Ireland. Vaidyanathan was responsible for establishing and mentoring a strong technical team that worked closely with the corporate offices in New York and London. The team was instrumental in developing and delivering critical financial applications to the New York and London offices.

His formative years include working with various MNCs in US like IBM, Barclays Bank, Natwest Bank, AT&T, Allied Van Lines and Texas instruments. He was part of the AT&T Consumer Communications Services Team, New Jersey that received the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 1994 and has twice been the recipient of the "Applause Award" at AT&T CCS group.

As an active entrepreneur, he has set up Thapovan Info Systems, Inc and established the offshore development center, Thapovan Info Systems, Pvt Ltd at Chennai, India. Over the years through these initiatives he has helped start ups achieve their business objective, delivering high quality cost effective scalable solutions. His entrepreneurial achievements include starting up Telliant Systems and establishing its offshore development center in India.

  • Executive General Management Program from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India
  • BS Applied Sciences from College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, India
  • Masters in Computer Application, MK University, Madurai, India
Savithiri Subramaniam, Vice President - Technology

An electrical engineering graduate, Savithiri is a seasoned technology leader with over 22 years of experience in leading and managing technology solutions for companies in United States and India.

Savithiri spearheaded the KPO division for a company that provides financial analysis and led the effort for sizing the technology needs of the KPO and for talent acquisition and retention. She has architected, designed and implemented technology solutions for various back office operations of registered investment advisor services (RIA), clearing services, and insurance services. Savithiri's areas of expertise in this domain include equity, options, fixed income order processing, trade processing, business process monitoring including work flow. She has also led the implementation of technology solutions for regulatory acts like Anti Money Laundering (AML), and Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX).

Savithiri has been a key player in organization level initiatives towards obtaining ISO 9000 and CMM Level 5 certification. Her strengths in the technical domain include requirement analysis, database design and tuning, solution architecture, troubleshooting and root cause analysis. As a senior member of the management team, Savithiri brings in strong customer focus, result focus, attention to detail, management by metric and decision making

  • Bachelor of Techonology, Electrical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, India
Shahed Chowdhury
Shahed Chowdhury, Executive Advisor — Technology

Engaged, highly motivated and solutions-oriented IT and Software Development Executive, with over 20 years of experience in leading IT initiatives at Fortune 500 and medium-sized firms. Shahed has proven track record of accomplishment in managing and delivering large scale, high profile and mission-critical technology solutions across business verticals that satisfy diverse technical needs and successfully contribute to business performance and revenue growth.

Skilled project manager and dynamic leader with a demonstrated ability to critically evaluate and respond to continually evolving technical environments. Adept at meeting strict deadlines and maximizing available resources while driving complex integration and development projects. Having earned fast-track promotions through the programming and management ranks, he now combines strong analytical, good business acumen and technical skills (including architecture, development and product management) for leading IT development and technology organizations.

Ability to inspire others to maintain a high standard of quality and positively influence great user-centric design. His versatility allows him to thrive in fast-paced environments while maintaining his composure and focus. He strives to persist a scalable vision of technology through constant adaptation, coupled with strong but pragmatic structured approach to development and project management. He fosters an environment of individual and team empowerment and accountability.

  • Software Architecture & Development — E-Commerce — Information Security — Compliance & Change Management — Process Redesign & Automation — Project Management — Product Management — Onshore & Offshore Development — Strategic Planning — Structured Methodologies — Budgeting — Customer & Vendor Relations
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY
Balamani, Director – QA and Process Management

Balamani has over 25 years of domestic and International experience in delivering business applications for a variety of verticals like Healthcare, Banking and Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail, Telecom and Public sector domains.

Worked on prestigious projects for fortune 500 clients of IT Services companies, she Focused on technology, architecture, design and operations for modules like Pricing, Mobile billing, Child support, Collaterals and Securities, Inventory management, Financial Accounting, Property Development, Health Support Systems.

She has performed a key role in the implementation of ISO 9000, CMM level 5, PCMM and CMMI in the organization that she worked for. She also defined and implemented process improvement methodologies in SDLC life cycle.

Prior to joining Thapovan, she has worked with Renault Nissan as Technical Head and Computer Sciences Corporation.

  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Project Management Professional
  • BS in Computer Science with PG Diploma in Computer Application, University of Madras, India

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