Udayakumar Nalinasekaren, Executive Vice-President – TMPE, began his career with HCL in July 1984. From leading a team that developed the HCL COBOL Compiler and heading a multi-geography engineering team that developed a Fault Management Platform for a major Telecom Service Provider in Asia to successfully running 2 Offshore Development Centers, Uday has been instrumental in driving IT transformation for many customers. Uday now heads the combined Telecom, Media & Publishing and Entertainment Vertical along with Mobility Solutions. He has brought about a radical turnaround in several key accounts.
Ravishankar, Vice President – Telecom Software in HCL Technologies Ltd., heads the Global Delivery of Telecom projects. He has over 2 decades of experience in the Telecom industry and has successfully initiated and run large Offshore Development Centers for Telecom customers. He has worked with service providers, independent software vendors and equipment vendors in the Telecom industry. He heads a team that specializes in Conventional and Next Generation Telecom B/OSS solutions providing services spanning from Solution Consulting, System Integration Application Development, Application support and Maintenance for Telecom service providers globally. He is a part of steering committees for process quality and information security.
Mal, Vice President – HCL Europe has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry. For the last ten years, he has been working in the Music and Entertainment business and has donned the role of Vice President and other CIO roles. Prior to that, Mal has worked for CompuServe and Microsoft at the European IT Director level. He holds a Masters degree in Computer Science and Management Studies.
Sreehari, Associate Vice President - Media & Entertainment has over 2 decades of professional experience in the Information Technology Industry for some of the leading product and service organizations in India and abroad. He is the delivery head for the Media & Entertainment Micro Vertical in HCL Technologies. During his decade long association with HCL technologies, he has managed several Information Technology projects, programs and has handled delivery for large engagements in M & E.
Salil Kumar Bhattacharjee has over 25 Years of IT Industry experience in various facets of Project Management, Program Management and Engagement Management. He has been with HCL for over 12 years and has managed projects/programs/engagements of varied sizes in Media, Publishing & Entertainment (including Music), Banking, Capital Market and Retail verticals.
Prabhu holds a Bachelors Degree in Computer Engineering from the Institute of Engineers, India. He has more than 22 years of experience in complete product engineering in the IT industry including hardware and software. His domain of expertise is in networking. Prabhu heads a multiservice delivery for the largest product engineering partnership in HCL.
Dr. Xavier Chelladurai
Dr. Xavier Chelladurai is a key leader in the Telecom Vertical of HCL Technologies Ltd. and has over 25 years of work experience. He is a Telecom OSS/ BSS specialist in designing and developing solutions and in providing Telecom application and maintenance services to Telecom service providers. He has driven several transformational projects for TSP clients all over the world. He has spoken in several leading world forums such as Telemanagement forum and Billings & OSS (B/OSS). Dr. Xavier has been invited to chair a session on Cloud Computing in Telemanagement World America to be held in Orlando in November 2010. He has done his Ph.D. in Computer Science / Parallel Algorithms and is an author of more than ten popular technical books and several research papers published by leading international publishers. He has guided six research scholars to successfully complete their Ph. D. degrees in various areas of Computer Science. His current interests include Cloud computing, Telecom OSS/BSS application maintenance & support and innovative delivery excellence models.
Raj Ramachandran is an experienced leader with a proven record in building profitable client relationships based on innovative solutions and service delivery. Raj is a veteran in the software product & solutions industry with a deep domain expertise in multiple industry verticals. At HCL, Raj is responsible for managing P&L based service delivery across multiple clients and driving measurable business impact through IT alignment. Raj works closely with client CxOs and executives to formulate and execute strategies. Before joining HCL, Raj has held various international leadership roles at S E-technologies, KPMG Consulting/BearingPoint and The Baan Company. Raj is fluent in five languages including German. Raj holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science, a Bachelors Degree in Physics and Leadership Training from Harvard Business. His other interests include environment and climate change awareness, photography and wit!
Suresh, Global Operations Director, has extensive IT experience with a focus on building solutions for Telecom Service Providers and Mobility Markets. Suresh has successfully managed projects for service providers, independent software vendors and equipment vendors in the Telecom industry. As part of his solutioning responsibility, he manages a team of SMEs and Solution Consultants specializing in the areas of OSS, BSS, Telecom applications, Mobility and Convergence.
Surya, Director – Telecom CoE and Cisco Solutions for TME, holds a Post Graduate Degree in Engineering with a specialization in Communication Systems. He has over 19 years of IT experience with a focus on Telecom OEM, Telecom Service Providers, and networking systems. He has worked extensively in the areas of VoIP /IMS /NGN specific applications, UC, mobile based hand helds, monitoring and automation solutions for OSS/ BSS systems of TSP IT estate, test automation and Cisco’s Next Generation equipment centric applications for TME vendors. He has led teams to build solutions/products from concept to market and has successfully managed customer projects and delivered. Surya has guided teams to file patents in the chosen areas of work and presented papers at international conferences and participated in technology interoperability events. He is with HCL since 2001.
Gerry heads the Media & Entertainment Center of Excellence team and is based in Florida, USA. He has been in the IT field for the past 20 years, out of which in the last 10 years, he has been in New Media.
Subbaraman Balasubramanyan is an ardent thinker in the gaming, broadcast and cable segments. He has been with HCL for around 15 years and has extensive experience in handling complex projects and programs spread across multiple locations, cultures and time-zones. He currently leads the thinking and execution of lottery, broadcast & Cable and New Media businesses in Media and Entertainment for HCL
Sathish Kumar M.
Sathish Kumar Muthusubramaniam of Telecom BMG has over 18 years of experience in the Telecom Industry. Before joining HCL, he worked for telecom equipment manufacturers and test equipment manufacturers. Over the last 18 years, he has worked in Sales and Business Development roles. He is also a member of IEEE and Communications Society
Ravi Soundararajan, DGM– Quality, is heading Quality for all the Telecom Business Units under TME & ERS (erstwhile Telecom LOB). He is leading the TL9000 initiative as MR and Registration Administrator. He is a B.Tech, PMP, 6sigma Black belt with around 20 years of experience. He has published papers in various international conferences like 3rd World Congress for Software Quality at Munich, Germany, SEPG conferences & Six Sigma conference. His biographical profile is listed in Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering & Marquis Who’s Who in the World.
Krupasheela Rajendran, Deputy General Manager, is part of the Media & Entertainment CoE and heads program management for solutions delivery. She has around 15 years of experience in the IT industry. Krupa has worked extensively in product development & sustenance and has managed complex system integration projects in the lottery domain. Krupa also heads the metrics council for CMHP LOB and is very keen on analytics.
Ravi Chauhan has over 17 years of IT industry experience encompassing various technologies and platforms. He has worked in domains like transportation (Rail and Road), Retail, Utilities, BIS, e-Learning and Assessment. Ravi’s association with HCL started in 1998. Apart from keeping himself abreast with the latest happenings across the world, technology and science, he also loves watching mega structures, crime and thriller serials.
Ganesh Chennimalai Sankaran
Ganesh has been associated with HCL Cisco Offshore Development Center for 10 years and has worked on every phase of SDLC right from conceptualizing and identifying requirements to architecture, design, implementation, testing and customer support. He has filed 9 patents for Cisco so far and his interest areas include Data Networking and Software (Re) engineering.
Murali Sethuraman manages the Gaming Delivery Unit in HCL and has been closely associated with the clients and eminent leaders in commercial gaming industry, for the past one decade. Murali has also been focusing on trends in the gaming industry, growth areas and solutions & frameworks to address the client’s needs from time to time.
Prakash is presently responsible for HCL’s Solution Centre of Excellence under the Publishing and Business Information Systems micro-vertical. He has 16 years of experience in the IT industry. Prakash, a Post Graduate Engineer, has also headed Quark’s professional services in the past and his areas of interest include eBooks and social network media.
Kajhwal kant Deb
Kajhwal kant Deb has been associated with HCL since August 2010. Kajhwal is leading the PBIS delivery of Kolkata Centre.
Kajhwal brings with him about 19 Years of multi faceted experience in the area E-Learning (Admin, Assessment, Curriculum/Courseware, LMS & CMS), Retail Banking, Credit Card (VisionPLUS, CardPac), Utility Services, Telecom & HealthCare - Clinical domain. In his last assignment, Kajhwal was the Senior Development Operations Manager in Healthcare Unit and was responsible for Delivery Management, Best Practices etc. He has also handled Program Management, Delivery Management and Test Management for large multiple clients.
Amit Gupta, Associate General Manager - Media and Entertainment, comes with a vast experience of over 15 years in the Media and Broadcast Industry. He has worked with major broadcasters like NDTV and Network 18 in India and CTV in Canada, where he has performed various roles in broadcast operations and technology with live news, current affairs and other TV channel environment.
Apart from handling broadcast operations for TV stations in the past, for the last three years, he’s been working with solutions and challenges that are being faced by the changing face of media consumption in the digital age for New Media and Digital Services
Amit Gupta has done an executive MBA in Global Business Management from IIM Calcutta. Amit also holds a Diploma in Broadcast Design from Humber College, Canada.
Vamseedhar Sane, Application Manager – HCL America has over 15 years of experience in the IT industry. For the last ten years, he has been working in the Publishing Industry and leading the support of Customer Care and Fulfillment applications. He also worked on the New Country Development providing training and support for both Business and Technical aspects in Direct Mail Marketing and Fulfillment. His expertise in IVR, Call Routing and Call Center reporting has provided great benefits for enabling the outsourcing of Customer Call Centers to multiple partners across the world.
Kuldeep has been managing large customers in the Entertainment and Publishing business for several years. This includes ensuring smooth and on-time quality service delivery and maintaining their entire IT landscape. He is interested in exploring all areas and trends in the Entertainment and Publishing business. He is a Management Graduate with an Engineering background and is interested in Law.
Abhishek Choudhary is a Graduate from IIT Kanpur and has 12 years of experience in the IT Industry. Currently, Abhishek works as Group Project Manager in the PBIS micro-vertical of HCL Technologies Ltd. He follows news and current affairs and is keenly interested in studying the prejudices made by the news media.
Nitin Bhardwaj, Senior Project Manager – Publishing and Business Information systems, has been associated with HCL since 2004. He has over 9 years of IT industry experience and is also well versed with Publishing, Banking and Insurance domains. Nitin has also been engrossed in the end-to-end implementation of several BI projects with leading publishers. His hobbies include listening to music and travelling to unexplored geographies.
James has an in depth understanding of the Advertising & Media Vertical, thanks to his 4+ years of rich domain experience. He has pursued his MBA and is an avid follower of the industry. His analytical abilities can be attributed to his Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and a constant inclination towards logical thinking. He has worked with the best in the business like MindShare (World’s No. 1 Media Agency) & Sun Network (India’s most profitable broadcaster with multi industry presence). His specific area of expertise includes Media Planning & Buying and strategic Brand Management. He works in the M&E vertical ,focusing on Advertising & Media, in the capacity of a Senior Business Analyst. His other interests are apprising advertisements, Table Tennis and Cricket
Amarjeet Kaur is a Project Manager and currently associated with solutions group under Publish and Business information systems micro-vertical. She carries 11 years of rich experience in various domains like Media and Publishing, Telecom and Travel. Areas of interest are assessment and e-Learning.
Parimal Kumar Sinha
Parimal Kumar Sinha is an Associate Business Manager in Centre of Excellence under the Publishing and Business Information Systems micro-vertical in HCL. He has 6 years of experience in consulting for Media and Entertainment clients. Parimal pursued his MBA in Finance and was also a consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers, India.
Zoheb Syed, Associate Manager, is a part of the Media & Entertainment CoE group. He has 4 years of IT experience and is currently involved in Social Media initiatives, which have helped him in designing solutions like the SMILe Framework and Meme. Not only is Zoheb an MBA, but also an engineer in Electronics and Communication. He joined HCL a year back as a Senior Management Trainee. Being an Army kid, he studied in ten different schools and lived in different parts of India. His areas of interest include outdoor sports, computers, social media/mobile industry trends.
Shiva Kumar Vara Botchu
Shiva is a MBA graduate with 6.5 years of rich work experience as a Business Analyst and Pre-Sales consultant in the IT industry. Before moving to Publishing, Shiva has worked in the banking domain for 2.5 years. Shiva has designed, implemented and transitioned enterprise systems for some of the renowned publishers and financial institutes. His areas of interest include Online payments, Back office systems (like Publishing control systems, Rights and Royalties), eCommerce, Enterprise CMS and Digital Publishing.
Abhinandan has been with HCL for over 5 years, with extensive experience in web based application development. He specializes in solutions for Content Management Systems, Web2.0 and RIA application development. His areas of interest are image tag algorithms, social networking solutions, encryption mechanisms and criminal law.
Jiten Jaiprakash Tewani
Jiten has been associated with HCL since 2008 and has been working as a Business Analyst in the P&BIS Delivery Unit since then. His interest areas are requirement gathering/ analysis, domain analysis and business technology alignment. Apart from his regular activities, he prepares whitepapers and other domain specific documents. His interests outside work include reading books, listening to soulful music and watching movies.
Rajiv Allath is a Mechanical Engineer with a post graduation in Operations Management. He has around 3 years of experience with HCL Comnet and HCL Technologies. He is currently part of presales with Mobility Centre of Excellence. His interest areas include business process optimization through mobility solutions.
Ajoy Kumar Singha
Ajoy Kumar Singha has over 7 years of experience in IT Industry. His professional experience includes working in web and middleware based applications on Windows and UNIX based servers. He has worked on platform independent products in Enterprise Content Management domain and in infrastructure testing of Search Engine application. Ajoy joined HCL in 2006 and currently he is leading a project in Publishing domain. He is very active in online forums and blogging community. He edits an e-magazine on Software Testing which is subscribed by thousands of software testers world wide.
Rakesh Verma holds a Graduate Degree in Engineering with a specialization in Computer Science and Technologies. He has over 15 years of IT industry experience cutting across multiple domains, technologies and platforms. A certified PMP and ITIL, he has managed multiple projects and portfolios. His areas of interest include eCommerce, Enterprise CMS, Web 2.0 technologies and Social networking solutions. His interests outside work include keeping abreast with the latest trends in technology and science, reading books and listening music.
Amit Sehgal Verma
I am a MBA Graduate and have been associated with HCL since May 2010. I am working as a Business Analyst in the Publishing domain. My interest areas are developing professional relations with clients, requirement gathering/ analysis, QA testing. My hobbies include writing case studies & research papers, watching Hindi movies
Srinivasa has been associated with HCL since December 2007 and has been working as a Tech Lead in BTODC since then. His interest areas include Telecom OSS, L2C, T2R, domain analysis. Apart from the regular activities, Srinivasa has also prepared domain specific documents. His hobbies include reading books, playing cricket, listening music and watching movies.
Aditya is an Electronics and Communications engineer and is currently working in software development team for HCL’s Proquest account. He is passionate about JAVA and Mobile technologies. His likes to socialize on net and learn about the upcoming technologies.
Maneesha is Mathematics graduate with an MBA degree in Marketing & HR from Amity Business School. She is part of the management team for HCL’s Proquest account. She likes reading and singing.
Abhishek is Group Project Manager in HCL’s PBIS micro vertical. He is keenly interested in current affairs and News Media Industry.
Abhinandan is a Project Lead in HCL and handles a team that caters to complex web based solutions for Publishing clients. His areas of interests are cognitive behaviour therapy, social networking solutions, encryption mechanisms and criminal law.
Amit Sehgal is a Business Analyst in the Publishing domain. Amit has done his MBA from Amity and has a rich experience in social networking applications for Publishing companies. His hobbies include writing case studies, research papers and watching Hindi movies. Both Abhinandan and Amit are avid bloggers and are working together on a hypothesis on ‘Transformative power of Social Networking’.