Leadership

  • Suresh BabuChief Revenue Officer - Imaginea

    Suresh is responsible for driving Imaginea’s business growth through robust sales, marketing & business strategies.  In his 20 years career, he has served in senior leadership roles driving business growth for Hitachi Consulting/Sierra Atlantic, SoftSol, CSS Corp, & HP/Compaq.  A proven leader with a successful track record, he is known for his ability to build high performance team, drive profitability & growth.  Suresh prides himself in execution excellence.

  • Jay PullurFounder & CEO

    Jay has been in the software industry for 25 years, mainly building products for new markets. Under his leadership, Pramati Technologies has incubated and spun-off multiple startups, under a unique business model. a global pioneer in Java application servers and the first in the industry to achieve J2EE certification.Prior to founding Pramati, Jay spent 10 years in technical leadership and software development roles during the early years of Wipro, an IT services giant (among Top 3) from India. Jay is responsible for Pramati’s vision, strategy, India team building, and culture. He holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur. Jay is an avid reader, open-minded traveler, secular thinker, and a passionate student of creative design, aesthetics, and philosophy.

  • Vijay PullurCo-founder & president

    Vijay co-founded Pramati Technologies, and was responsible for building up the company to a team of over 400, serving more than 500 global customers. He also set the company’s US sales team and critical OEM partnerships with companies like Tibco, EMC, Progress Software, and others. Within Pramati, Vijay has incubated and spun-off multiple businesses — SocialTwist one among them. Prior to Pramati, Vijay spent 8 years in technical leadership and software development roles at Wipro, India’s software giant (NYSE:WIT). Vijay has a BS in Computer Science. Exceeding customer expectations is his only mantra.

  • K V PrasadCOO - Imaginea

    Prasad has been in the industry for more than 20 years, holding a mix of positions in financial operations, P&L management, strategic planning, human resource, delivery, and operations management. As the COO of Imaginea, Prasad is focused on the vision and long-term strategy of the company. Prasad has evolved business and operational models in organizations focusing on operational efficiency and maximization of shareholder returns. His goals are supporting rapid revenue growth, new markets, business plans, operations aiming at building a vibrant and profitable organization. He works closely with the founding team on the vision and long term strategy for Pramati. Prior to Pramati, Prasad was Financial Controller for Asia Pacific at NIIT based out of Singapore.

  • Chandrashekar SVP Engineering - Imaginea

    Chandrashekar (Chandru) leads a team of creative minds at Imaginea, developing innovative and user-friendly interactive products for Imaginea’s global customers in mobile, social media, and consumer segments. Chandru brings his in-depth knowledge acquired over 15 years in the area of communications. He also oversees corporate messaging and branding elements for the company. Previously Chandru had a career as technology writer and journalist.

  • Giri KuthethoorVP Engineering - Imaginea

    Giri brings leadership, excellence, and scale to engineering teams at Pramati providing technology services to enterprises. Prior to joining Pramati, Giri worked at Cisco Systems where he managed a development team performing software development, enhancements and support. As part of enhanced Broadband deployment all over the world, Giri worked with AT&T, China Telecom, Verizon and internal marketing teams at Cisco to formulate the roadmap for software deliverables meeting the market timeline. Giri was earlier with Lockheed Martin where he has patents in optimizing network state dissemination and provide better QoS in mobile ad-hoc networks. Giri is a Master of Science (computer science) from University of Kentucky.

  • Vivek LakshmanCo-founder & VP Products - Reve Marketing

    As co-founder of SocialTwist, Vivek is responsible for overall product strategy and execution. He was head of system performance and implementation for Pramati middleware products that are now used by the 10 top Indian banks in mission critical applications. Prior to Pramati, Vivek held senior management positions at Cordys, a BPM platform company. Earlier, Vivek held leadership roles in project management and quality at the Baan and the Vanenburg Group. Vivek has institutionalized agile development for rapid response to the fast-changing world of social networks.

  • Praveen KanyadiCo-founder & VP Products - SpotCues

    Praveen Kanyadi brings with him 14 years of rich product development experience in the Internet and enterprise space. He led product management at Yahoo! for social platforms, where he drove the strategy around user generated and social content, building several new consumer experiences. He holds a patent publication in the social space. Praveen tasted entrepreneurism when he founded EmagineHub, a barter-based e-commerce portal. Prior to that, he was a product manager at Cordys in the BPM, SOA and PAAS space. He led the flagship Cordys BPM product and was closely involved in the SOA and BPM implementations for various Fortune 500 companies in US and Europe.

  • DeepakVP Engineering - WaveMaker

    Enjoys building products. Originally from the Java Application Server team at Pramati Technologies, Deepak has been into enterprise products since the beginning of his career. At WaveMaker, Deepak works across teams, bridging the gap between customer needs and product capabilities.

  • Chetan ShindeVP - Human Resource

    Chetan heads the Human Resources function at Pramati Technologies, and is responsible for the company’s talent acquisition, HR operations and people practices. He is a technologist-turned-HR professional with over 19 years of industry experience, primarily driving HR strategies for emerging companies. His experience in running software engineering divisions with end-to-end P&L responsibilities adds functional and operational knowledge to the HR domain. Prior to joining Pramati, he was Vice-President at July Systems where he managed HR and the solutions services business operations. He has also headed the global HR function at Mindteck and previously at Aditi Technologies, where he spent over 10 years, spanning roles across engineering delivery and HR.