Schekkerman, B.Sc. (1953) is an international recognised
Thought Leader in the areas of Business Technology
Strategy & Enterprise Architecture and
the Founder and President of the 'Institute For
Enterprise Architecture Developments' (IFEAD) the
Netherlands (2001). http://www.enterprise-architecture.info
This institute is today one of the most important
sources of information related toEnterprise Architecture
and working close together with other research organizations,
institutes and universities all over the world to
create an independent platform for Enterprise Architecture
research, developments and knowledge exchange.
He is managing IFEAD besides his
Management Consulting and Enterprise Architecture
Thought Leader activities for Logica a world-class
Business & IT services organization.
He has a broad history in the Defence world as the
former chief enterprise architect responsible for
the Royal Netherlands Army's (RNLA) C3I architecture
program, as well as in the Healthcare environment
as the former CIO of the Red Cross Hospital in the
He is working for more then 30
years in the Business, IT & Consultants world
and has more then 25 years experience in managing
complex and large enterprise architecture programs
in the Defence World, the Governmental area, Healthcare,
Travel Industry and High Tech Industry.
He is giving lectures on Information Management,
Enterprise Architecture and Service Orientation
at different Universities and Institutes for Higher
He has published more then 45
articles and several books on topics related
to Enterprise Architecture. He is a frequently invited
and highly appreciated speaker on national and international
congresses and symposia.
& President of the Institute For Enterprise
Architecture Developments, an independent
of the Global Enterprise Architecture Organization,
Writer of the E-Magazine, 'Via Nova Architectura'.
of the USA-ManyWorlds knowledge
network of international Thought Leaders.
of the USA Institute for Defense and Government
of the IEEE 1471 review group (Recommended Practice
for Architectural Description) working group
of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic
Engineers (IEEE) USA.
of the SWEBOK (Software Engineering Body of
Knowledge) working group of the University of
Québec, Montréal. A project of
the Software Engineering Coordinating Committee.
(Joint IEEE Computer Society - ACM committee
Leader, The Hartford
James McGovern is an industry thought
leader whose focus is on the human aspects of technology
around open source, SOA, software security, enterprise
architecture and agile Software development. He
is employed as an Enterprise Architect for The Hartford.
James is the co-author of several bestselling books
including: A Practical Guide to Enterprise Architectures
(Prentice Hall) and Enterprise Service Oriented
Architectures (Springer Verlag). He holds industry
certifications from Microsoft, Cisco and Sun. James
is a popular Speaker at elite technology conferences
around the globe.
Olivier Brousseau is Chief Information
Architect, in charge of the SOA, MasterData, EAI
and BPM initiatives within the Enterprise Architecture
group of the Oilfield Services IT division of
Schlumberger, a global oilfield services company
with 2007 revenues of $22 billion.
Prior to joining Schlumberger in 2005, Mr. Brousseau
worked for 7 years at Sema, a multinational consulting
and systems integration firm, as the architect on
several successive projects. He holds advanced degrees
in Computer Science and Information Systems from
ICAM in Nantes and Ecole Supérieure d'Electricité
Dr Alexander Samarin is a seasoned
and successful IT professional with nearly 35 years
experience in the provisioning of IT services. In
recent years, he has
specialized in the development and delivery of enterprise
solutions utilizing BPM, SOA, ECM, EA and IT governance.
At present, he is an enterprise architect in a cantonal
administration in the French-speaking part of Switzerland,
where he is applying his BPM/SOA experience in e-government
Previously he worked for a variety of major international
clients including CERN (European Organization for
Nuclear Research), ISO (International Organization
for Standardization), IOC (International Olympic
Committee), IUCN (International Union for Conservation
Nature) and BUPA (British United Provident Association).
- Compuware Asia-Pacific
Pasi has been working with Compuware
since 1997in key technical positions. He has extensive
knowledge of the J2EE technology and best practices
for application development with J2EE. At Compuware,
Pasi works closely with customers in the Asia Pacific
region to help them optimize their investments on
enterprise J2EE applications through adoption of
Model Driven Development approaches with Optimal
J, Compuware's advanced J2EE development environment.
Pasi has previously performed key technology&
product development positions at Compuware's Development
& Integration Lab in the Netherlands and earlier
in Compuware's offices in Finland. He has held positions
with large financial services and consulting companies
in Scandinavia. In all, Pasi has almost 20 years
experience in the IT industry. He holds a degree
in Computer Science.
Accenture Technology Labs, India
Kiran, Vice President, Accenture Technology labs,
India heads the development team at the Accenture
technology labs and has the responsibility to look
at how we at Accenture could bring
to bear technology innovation to help Accenture
delivery better value 3-5 years out. The India labs
dev team focuses on systems integration and software
Vishwa has 16 years of experience in the industry
including a tryst with his own start-ups, product
development and consulting companies. Have had very
fruitful stints with Micros, HCL, EAI, and Dell
as product and system development roles that have
allowed him to learn software architecture and design
from ground up on various platforms including Windows,
UNIX, handhelds and the resultant integration technologies.
Vishwa is a believer in minimalism
both as a lifestyle and design philosophy, and have
successfully applied it in several large and small
implementations in software systems.
Enterprise Architecture Group, Oracle
Chandhok has been with Oracle for Ten years now.
Prior to joining Oracle India he was withTata Engineering
and Locomotive Company Ltd.(Now Tata Motors) where
he was designing and developing
custom ERP systems using Oracle Technology.
While in Oracle, Ashwani has served in various functions
like support, product management, business development,
sales consulting, partner development etc. hence
providing him a comprehensive view of Oracle Operations.
In his current assignment, Ashwani
heads the Enterprise Technology Architecture team
for India. The architecture team has a unique blend
of individuals with domain knowledge of Banking,
Telecom, IT / ITES, Manufacturing and Government
business as well as Technology skills around Security,
High Availability, Agility, Performance, Scalability,
consolidation and IT management areas.
Ashwani and his team are instrumental in helping
customers and System Integrator partners in architecting
their solutions around sound architecture principals
and proven software frameworks. They also ensure
that any investment in Oracle technology is optimally
leveraged by making sure that customers are fully
aware of all new innovations that the latest releases
of Oracle software offer and relevant features are
contextually leveraged in projects.
An expert in all Oracle Core technology products,
Ashwani also has been a prolific evangelist of emerging
technologies like XML, Web Services, SOA collaboration
services, Web 2.0 etc. and solution areas like Information
Architecture, Value Added Data centers, Knowledge
Management, Any device computing, Unified messaging,
Process Automation and Optimization and has been
regularly presenting papers at Technical events
in India and abroad for past seven years on these
Officer, Aon Holdings Hong Kong
She is currently the CIO of Aon
Hong Kong, which is the regional headquarters for
Aon Asia - the 15-country Asian arm of Aon Corporation.
Worldwide, Aon is the largest reinsurance broker
and, in 2006 also went from the second largest to
become the largest insurance broker in the world
in terms of brokerage revenue. It operates in more
than 120 countries with over 43,000 employees working
in more than 500 offices. Its 2006 global revenue
is ranked among the top 250 companies on the Fortune
She joined Aon Hong Kong in 2001 as their first
CIO, and witnessed the crucial change of IT taking
on more a strategic role, rather than just an operational
one. Increasingly so, CIOs are expected to become
a business partner and an opportunity enabler. And
the exciting expansion of Aon within Asia has truly
demonstrated the importance of IT in facilitating
She graduated with a First Class Honors Degree in
Computer Science from the University of Sydney.
She also hold an MBA Degree majoring in Finance
from the University of Technology, Sydney.
She spent the early years of her IT career in application
development, specializing in Object Oriented design
and development, mainly in banking, finance, and
government sectors in Australia.
She then returned to Hong Kong to lead an OO development
project for the New Chek Lap Kok Airport.
After the new Airport move has completed, she joined
Sun Microsystems. It was also at this stage when
her career changed direction to focus more on network
architecture and infrastructure, which subsequently
led her to other career ventures involving setting
up and running commercial data centers. The experience
in both application development and network infrastructure
has provided her with the breadth and depth of IT
knowledge and experience, which has proved very
useful, given the variety of issues and challenges
faced by CIOs.
Putting aside IT as her major personal hobby, she
is also a member of the Hong Kong Auxiliary Police
Force, and have a strong passion for various sports
including skiing and motor cycling.
Director General NIC - Delhi & IT Advisor to CAG
K. Subramanian holds a B.Sc. degree from Madras
University and B.E., M.E. in Electronics and Communications
Engineering and Ph.D. in Automation from Indian
Institute of Science, Bangalore, is senior Deputy
Director General at National Informatics Center,
Ministry of Communications & Information Technology,
New Delhi, and also the Information Technology Advisor
to Comptroller & Auditor General(CAG) of India.
Member of several academic abd management boards
of IT & Business schools. Sr. Member, IEEE(USA),
CSI,AIS,AFE,ACM Fellow of National Telematics forum,
IETE(India), Indian standards Institute.
Catalyst and instrumental for major IT Projects
in Finance, banking, insurance, railways, Immigration,
Passports, PoliceWorking in ICT for education and
ICT education, ICT and socio economic, e security
and e audit. Architecture & standards.
Member of standards body in ICT sector. Member,
academic curriculum committee of ISACA(USA)Expert,
Quality Council of India, for certifying the certifiers
in the IT area.
Architect Advisor, Microsoft Corporation
works for 'Developer & Platform Evangelism'
group at Microsoft as an 'Enterprise Architect Advisor'.
His focus being BFIS, works with thetop financial
firms in addressing their Enterprise Challenges.
His experience ranges from the days of COM/DCOM
to the next generation distributed computing technologies
on the Microsoft Platform.
He has over 10 years of industry experience with
first hand exposure to large implementations in
the area of Distributed Computing. He has architected
solutions across Microsoft Technology suite and
is a stern believer of his own philosophy, which
says, "Enterprise Architecture is an evolution
and it grows with Innovation". He has also
authored quite a few articles in the area of SOA,
ESB, Enterprise Framework, Distributed Computing
technologies on Microsoft Technologies to name a
|CTO, KPIT Cummins
Shirish Patwardhan leads CREST
(Center for Research in Engineering Sciences andTechnology)
activities for manufacturing, BI, DFS, and GBS.
And is the CTO Business IT
Shirish is an executive director and a member of board
at KPIT Cummins.
His first job was with Tata Consultancy Services.
He later co-founded KPIT in the year 1991. He worked
with Oracle and Sun in the Silicon Valley. He then
worked with SAP America to develop and port SAP
R3 kernel on Sun/Solaris platform. He came back
to India and was the product manager for KPIT's
own SCADA product, continued to lead KPIT's strategic
projects like Lombard, Natwest Greece, and Capital
He is a B.Tech Electrical Engineering, from IIT Mumbai,
continued to receive M.Tech from the same in Control
Engineering. His personal interests include technology,
architecture, music, origami and trekking.
and C E O - iCMG
Sunil is practicing architect
& CEO of iCMG. He
is an architecture strategist who is influencing
enterprise decisions for realizing systems worth
$10 mn to
$50 mn. As an architecture coach/mentor,
have taught enterprise & softwarearchitecture
classes to over 5,000 professionals (cumulative)
throughout South America to South Asia.
He had chance to interact & work on some real
complext IT systems
including Air Traffic Control System, Water Leakage
Management System (City/country), Shipping &
Surveillence systems etc. He is instrumental
in adoption of Component Architecture, Assembly
and Reuse among Fortune 500 companies based on enterprise
frameworks (such as Zachman etc .)
and OMG standards such as UML
2.0, CCM & MDA. His system design s kills include
understanding of RM- ODP for distributed,
multi-language based component systems. He is expert
in Integrated Product Development (IPD) process
based on SEI-CMM practices.
At iCMG, his technical leadership
and guidance has resulted in the development of
Component Server which is the world's first
industrial strength Application Server based on
CORBA3.0 Component Model (CCM is superset of EJB)
which supports component/container model for C++
and supports interworking with leading middleware
including .NET & J2EE.
In addition, he has also conducted
architecture assessment for large scale enterprise
systems (e.g. Multi-channel Trading Platform, e-Banking
Architecture) and tools development (Workflow, Business
Process Automation, Assembly).
He is a technology strategist helping organization
to adopt architecture-centric, component based IT
asset as the key to cost savings and productivity
An international speaker and has
done architecture work across the
globe from South America to South
East Asia including Panama, UK, Singapore, France,
Switzerland, Italy, Japan, Srilanka, Thailand.
He is an Aerospace Engineer from
Here is the schedule for the public
workshop in Australia, Germany, UK & India.
|Technology Manager Home
and Consumer Finance Technology Group
, Wells Fargo
Sudheen Bhatt is a Technology
Manager with Wells Fargo India solutions, Hyderabad
and is responsible for the setup of the Development
Center of Excellence within the Home Consumer Finance
Technology group. Sudheen's current responsibilities
include co-ordination across different projects
within the Capital Markets line of business in Home
consumer finance area for activities conducted in
the India development center.
Sudheen has over 10 years of experience in Technology
and productdevelopment specializing in the financial
industry and has experience in delivering business
solutions on a variety of technologies including
UNIX and different Windows platforms. The functional
areas of the Bank that Sudheen have been exposed
to during the course of his career include Payments,
Mortgages, Capital Markets (Investment Banking),
Custodial services and e-commerce systems.
Prior to joining Wells Fargo India Solutions, Sudheen
was an application architect for Australia and New
Zealand Banking group, where he was responsible
for the Operations Transformation Program for Payments
and Institutional Operations. Sudheen's areas of
responsibility included Information systems planning
and application portfolio management.
His current technology interests include Enterprise
Architecture, Service-oriented architecture, and
legacy migration methodologies.
Sudheen holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science
and Engineering from Mysore University.
Grid Computing, Yahoo
Systems professional with over
twenty-two years of progressively responsible experiences,
with last nine years in senior leadership roles.
in Business Administration (M.B.A), with major on
Information Systems. Master Level (Highest) Certification
in Data Management (ICCP exams).
Practitioner faculty in the Information Science
Department of University of Phoenix. International
work experience in India, US and Europe. Successful
track record in building models and sustainable
infrastructures for evidence-based management and
quantitative fact-based analysis.
has over 11 years of IT experience and spearheads
consulting services within the Enterprise Architecture
practice for Wipro Technologies in Bangalore. He
specializes in helping CIO/CTO offices to optimize
the returns on their ITinvestments by institutionalizing
IT Portfolio Management, Enterprise Architecture
and IT Governance processes.
Most recently, he was engaged in establishing these
capabilities within one of the world's largest financial
services companies, offering banking, insurance,
and asset management services, in the Netherlands.
His industry experience spans across banking, finance,
insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, energy and
utilities sectors across North America, Europe and
Asia. Prior to joining Wipro, he had held various
responsibilities with Infosys Technologies, Aspect
Development (erstwhile i2 Technologies), and Ramco
Systems. He has received his graduation degree in
Electronics & Communication Engineering from
Delhi College of Engineering, Post Graduate Diploma
in Computer Aided Management (PGDCM/MBA) from IIM
Calcutta and Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual
Property Rights Law (PGDIPRL) from National Law
School of India University (NLSIU) at Bangalore.
He is also co-author of a book on Analytic Hierarchy
Process published by Springer Verlag (UK).
Architect Advisor, Microsoft Corporation
works for 'Developer & Platform Evangelism'
group at Microsoft as an 'Enterprise Architect Advisor'.
His focus being Government, works with the Government
in addressing their Enterprise Challenges. Anirudh
drives Microsoft's architectural vision and the
use of Microsoft Technologies at the enterprise
level to meet the current and evolving needs of
the Government in IT. He also drives strategic vision
for E-Government architecture along with awareness
and early adoption of new innovative Microsoft Technologies
in Government IT solution.
Anirudh is a seasoned architect with 14 years of
experience in the software architecture, design,
development, management and consultancy in India,
USA, UK and Japan. Prior to Microsoft, Anirudh use
to run his company providing IT Architecture consultancy
to Fortune 500 companies in USA and UK. Anirudh
has been involved in building enterprise application
using SOA, S+S and other architecture methodologies
in the Government, BFSI, and manufacturing vertical
in India, USA and UK. Anirudh also participates
in the Working group meetings of Government of India
for E-Governance Standards.
Anirudh has written papers and presented on concepts
like SOA, Enterprise Architecture, e-Government
is MCA from JNU, Delhi. He has over 19 years of
experience in the IT industry. Currently he is working
as an Principal Architect in Technology and Innovation
Centre (TIC) at
Perot Systems India.
His current focus is on architecture, software engineering
methodologies, IT Portfolio management. Santosh
has expertise in a wide range of technologies ranging
from distributed systems to n-tier based architectures.
He has architectedand designed complex systems for
healthcare and finance industries.
Lead - Technology Architecture, Accenture
Anand has over 17 years of work experience in industry
and research and holds a Bachelor's degree from
IIT-Madras with a Ph. D. from SUNY-Buffalo, USA.
Sriram is Senior Manager at Accenture leading the
Technology Architecture group in the India Delivery
Center. Prior to that, Sriram was a Principal Researcher
in the Software Engineering and Technologies at
Infosys Technologies, Bangalore. Prior to joining
Infosys, Sriram worked in e-business consulting
as well as product engineering in the US.
His current research interests include enterprise
architecture, service-oriented architecture, and
legacy integration and software engineering methodologies.
His career in IT has spanned various roles including
component developer, technical lead, senior architect
and development manager. Sriram is experienced in
designing enterprise architectural strategy for
leading U.S. companies in the financial services,
retail and pharmaceutical domains. He has published
several articles in leading journals and conferences
in the engineering and IT domains. Sriram is also
experienced in delivering seminars at conferences,
making technical presentations and teaching advanced
& Chief Architect, Yes Bank
is working as Vice President & Chief Architect
in YES BANK. He has 10 years of experience in IT consulting
with expertise in Financial Domain. I have worked
with Wipro Technologies, RHB Bank and Morgan
Stanley (New York) in the past.
He is an engineering graduate in computer science
and hold Executive MBA from S.P Jain Institute of
Management. I am also certified in various technologies
including PMP certification.
is an M.Tech (Computer Science & Technology)
from IIT Roorkee and has 16 years of IT experience
in areas of application management and consulting.
Vijay has experience in legacy modernization, SAP,
portfolio rationalization, and service optimization.
Vijay is an Architect with TIC, Perot Systems.
Consultant-Telecom Solutions, TCS
Telecom Solution Consultant from TCS, has over 10
years of experience in implementing major telecom
solutions at different leading telecom service providers
He has been worked in telecom domain in many roles
across the software development life cycle viz.
Application development, Systems Analyst and Project
Manager. He has been involved in major systems migrations
and designing enterprise tools for Service Providers.
In the last three years, he has been extensively
working in the area of Customer Retention solutions
specifically on Loyalty Management, Retention Management,
Predictive Churn and Customer Lifecycle Management.
He holds bachelor degree in Electronics and Communication
Engineering and Masters degree in Business Administration.
Kumaran is an architect with Microsoft Consulting
Services in India. He has beenthe Microsoft team for
3 years out of 15 years of his software life.
He has been helping customers architect and implement
solutions on Microsoft technologies. He plays an important
role of Enterprise Strategy Consultant to enable customers
align their business objectives with the IT projects
Prior to that he was running his own company Webwavez.
He has worked with customers in Embedded systems domain
like Casio, Epson. He is also a PMP. He had worked
with Wipro Technologies for 6 years before he started
his own venture.
Technology R&D, India Labs
has over 15 years of experience in IT industry in
applied research, product and business application
development. He has earned his PhD. degree from Indian
Institute of Technology Kharagpur in 1996.
As a researcher, Santonu was in the program committee
of ACM ISEC 2008, IEEE APSEC 2006 and 2005 conferences.
He also served as an ad-hoc reviewer in IEEE Software,
and IEEE TSE. He was a member of TOGAF enterprise
architecture group, and played an important role in
TOGAF EA v9. Santonu was an invited speaker at the
ISEC 2008 Cloud Computing workshop, the 2nd Annual
Enterprise Architecture Summit 2007 at Singapore,
and ICSE 2007 at Minneapolis USA. Besides many conference
publications, Santonu has published several articles
in the Journal of Information Science, IEE Part E,
Journal of Microprocessing and Microprogramming and
IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering.
Solution Architect, Capgemini
Anawalikar is currently working as a Solution Architect
at Capgemini and is responsible for the architecting
front end and middle ware servicing components within
the credit card domain.
Aarti has extensive experience in managing a global
product line development, governance and deployment
processes for credit card servicing products. Aarti
has overall 12 years of industry experience with
over 9 years in architecting, designing, and implementing
solutions using OOAD, SOA on the Java/J2EE/ platform.
Aarti has been with Capgemini from the past 6 years
based out of Pune. Prior to this she worked with
Indicus Software Solutions again based out of Pune
and also has non-IT Consulting Experience (Electrical
Design Engineering) with Jacobs Engineering based
out of Mumbai.
Solution Architect, Capgemini
Lalchandani is currently working as a Solution Architect
in Capgemini and is responsible for the architecture
of all internet applications in a key account.
Prashant has13 years of experience in architecting,
designing, and implementing software solutions using
OOAD, J2EE, SOA, Java/CORBA based distributed computing
architecture, and CRM implementations using Siebel
and Clarify. Besides Capgemini, Prashant has worked
for organizations like AT&T Wireless in Seattle;
Philip Morris in Richmond, VA; Tata Consultancy
Services in Chennai, India; Deutsche Bank in Bangalore,
India and Singapore; Reliance Infocom in Mumbai,
Solution Architect, Global Service Delivery
Vasudevan is currently Chief Solution Architect
in Global Service Delivery in Ericsson. Chandra
has more then 16 years of experience in the industry
and has extensively worked
with various Regional and Global Telecom operators
in the area of Multimedia Soultions and Service
Delivery Architecture. Chandra specializes in Service
Delivery platform, IMS and Multimedia Solutions
for Telecom Operators.
Prior to joining Ericsson, Chandra has worked with
Centre for Wireless communications in Singapore,
European ACTS research projects and Ericsson Research
projects. Chandra has published articles in the
various European ACTS program publications and GlobeCom.
Chandra also holds a patent for a smart-FTP solution.
Chandra has received his Bachelor in Electronics
and Communication Engg from College of Engineering-Guindy
(CEG), Anna University Chennai and has a Masters
in Communication and Network Systems from Nanyang
Technological University (NTU) Singapore.
Architect, Infosys Technologies Ltd
works as a Principal Architect with the Software
Engineering and Technology Labs (SET Labs) at Infosys
Technologies, Pune, India. His current work focuses
at applying logic and semantic
technology to software engineering. In particular
he is applying previous techniques in knowledge
representation and reasoning for Architecture recovery
He has been a software practitioner for 14 years
in banking and commodity trading before his current
focus on research and development. Previously he
was Architect at the National Bank of Oman where
he led the e-Business strategy and implementation.
He has previously published at OOPSLA 2005, ICSE
2006 Workshops and WCRE 2006 Workshop.
He completed his Bachelor of Technology in Electronics
& Communication engineering from the NSS College
of engineering, University of Calicut, Palghat,
Kerala, India in 1990.
with a Masters in Computer Management from Pune
University, Mr. Daya Prakash, is currently Head
- IT, LGEIL. He has about 14 years of experience
in IT industry, managing
IT Applications & Infrastructure. He has in-depth
knowledge related to various aspects of business.
He has been at the forefront of LGEIL's IT operations
and is responsible for implementation of latest
technologies, business process innovation to enhance
Mr. Daya Prakash is associated with LG since 2001.
He has also been nominated among India's top 30
rising stars by international Data Group magazine
"CIO" in Jan 2006. He is the winner of
the CIO 100 award 2007 presented by international
Data Group for Innovation in 2007. He acted as a
consultant for many overseas organizations such
as ADP, UC Davis cancer hospital and various other
hospitals in USA and conceptualized business opportunities
for different clients in the field of health care
and travel. His expertise includes project management,
project delivery and extensive client relationship
- Process Architect & Human Resources, Britannia
keeps moving across the areas of process, information
technology and business strategy. In most cases,
he has been working in the interfaces of two or
more of these areas.
One area of fascination has been understanding more
of the business-technology interface and bringing
in alignment between business strategy and IT. The
IT part includes both development of a technology
strategy as well as designing delivery systems
There have been repeated excursions into the area
of business strategy, with an emphasis on how technology
can be used to alter capabilities and create new
He says, only addition is the responsibility of
dealing with people was added on - HR. The idea
was to bring process, strategy and people under
one head looking at the range of capabilities.
He completed B. Tech., Mechanical Engineering from
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Manager Wholesale Technology Services, Wells Fargo
Uppaluri is a Technology Manager with Wells Fargo
India Solutions (WFIS). A 20-year financial services
veteran, Sam began his career as a developer at
Norwest Bank in Minneapolis.
From 1992 - 1994, he was the Development Manager
for the Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore offices,
based in Hong Kong. During his tenure in Hong Kong,
he played a key role in architecting & implementing
an auto invoice/PO reconciliation/payment system
(the EDI-Paymaster product). In 1995,Sam joined
Cargill Inc. and managed their Financial Markets
Group'sreporting systems. These reporting systems
provided mission critical information for Cargill's
Minneapolis, London and Singapore offices.
In 1999, he joined Wells Fargo Bank as the International
Systems Technology Manager managing the Foreign
Exchange (FX) Web Development team. The FX Web team
created Foreign Exchange Online (FXOL) which was
one of the first products on Wells Fargo's Wholesale
customers' portal. He has overseen the maturity
of this product through various architectural changes
including implementing SOA with home grown web services
to using more industry standards as they became
.During the period 2006/2007, Sam managed a development
team of Java, .NET, and main frame developers. This
team created another very successful product called
the Global Remittance System used for processing
small denominated payments to selective countries.
This platform was architected with various tools
& adapters. It included, Web Services, MQ, BizTalk,
NDM and SWIFT adapters.
Sam transitioned to WFIS from the parent Wells Fargo
& Co in July 2007 to manage the Wholesale Technology
group here in Hyderabad. At WFIS, he is managing
the Wholesale technical teams which include development,
database support, and quality assurance. Mr. Uppaluri
has an undergraduate degree from University of Wisconsin
in Accounting and an MBA with an emphasis in Information
President - Group IT, Reliance ADA Group
Shrivastava is Vice President - Group IT & Technology
at Reliance ADA Group. He heads the Architecture
Review Board which works for the strategic and
tactical adaptability of IT Architecture to the
business goals and vision of the ADA Group - the
fastest growing conglomerate of businesses in Telecom,
Financial Services, Utilities, Infrastructure, Entertainment
Prior to his current role, Manoj was the Chief of
IT & Solutions Engagement at Bharti Airtel's
Enterprise, Broadband and Telephone Services businesses
where he conceptualized, designed and implemented
several business impacting systems including Customer
Self Care Portal, Enterprise portal, Business Intelligence
and Knowledge Management platform.
In a career spanning more than 18 years, Manoj has
handled responsibilities in the areas of IT Strategy,
Outsourcing Engagement, IT and ISP Services, business
process automation and program management. Manoj
has also been in academics and research and has
worked extensively in the areas of Artificial Intelligence
and Neural Networks. He is a recipient of the Young
Scientist Award, 1991.
Manoj has a Masters in Computer Science and Engineering
from Indian Institute of Science and PG Diploma
in Management from Welingkar Institute of Management
|Lead - Integration,
Process Architectures and SOA India Delivery Center,
Ramamurthy leads the SOA, Integration and BPM Practice
at Accenture's IndiaDelivery Center. She has over
twelve years of IT experience with seven years in
Application Integration technologies.
She has worked on multiple roles in the areas of
Solution Shaping, Pre-sales, Project Management
and Competency Development.
Her current role includes building the SOA Integration
and Business Process Management practice, Program
managing the Accenture Innovation Center for Sun
Microsystems in India (SOA) and Program manage the
SOA BPM Design Center.
is currently Senior Manager with Accenture and has
15+ years of IT experience and specializes in BI/DW
& ERP. Prior to joining Accenture he was working
with Genpact (GE India) as Asst. Vice President.
At Wipro Technologies he was leading BI/DW Practice
for Energy & Utilities Verticals.
Raghu networked with many well known IT Professionals
and formed The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) India
Chapter. Raghu is playing a role of Vice President
in TDWI India Chapter. Raghu is also an Executive
Member in India Chapter of International Association
of Enterprise Architects (a|EA). Raghu also started
India Chapter for Global Enterprise Architecture Organization
(GEAO) and playing a role as a Key Leader.
Raghu is a well known author having published several
articles in the international journals like DM Review,
IT Toolbox.com, BIPMinstitute.com.
Acharya is a Practice Lead at Telelogic, an IBM
company, heading the Enterprise Architecture Practice.
He works on Telelogic System Architect ® which
is the leader
in the Gartners Magic Quadrant for Enterprise
Tapan is a practicing Enterprise Architect and
an EA consultant to many projects in different domains
like Manufacturing, BFSI, telecom and utilities
etc. He has conducted many training programs in
the Asia pacific region on Enterprise Architecture.
He has worked in key development positions for different
web, Enterprise & Mobile application development
projects. He is also well rotated across SDLC in
different roles as Business analyst, configuration
manager & tester. He has an advanced diploma
in Computing, MBA in information systems and B.
Sc in Mathematics.
Pai is Asst. Vice-President, in the Integrated Business
Services (IBS) Group within Reliance Industries
Limited. He is a Senior Solutions Architect specializing
in Decision Support Systems for the Petroleum Business.
He is backed by 29 years of rich experience, of
which the last 12 years were in Consulting &
IT. He has multiple project life-cycle experiences
of large projects backed with certifications in
IBM's worldwide project management methodology &
SAP-ASAP methodology. Further, he has specialized
cross-functional strengths with a unique combination
across horizontals of e-marketplace, CRM, SCM &
ERP, built on a firm background of experience &
consulting in sales & marketing management.
He has implemented enterprise wide systems in the
area of Supply Chain Management; Network Optimization,
Strategic Network Planning, Supply Distribution
Planning, Collaborative Sales Planning & Monitoring,
Transport scheduling & Inventory Management,
Customer Relationship Management, Customer value
Management, Retail Distribution Management and other
specialized decision support areas like developing
a Pricing Decision Support System using a Complex
Event Processing engine, Audit management System,
Competitive Intelligence and some areas of Corporate
Performance Management. His earlier experience includes;
a global internet exchange for commodities.
He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering &
Certifications in ERP, CRM & Project Management.
Oracle Fusion Middleware R&D, Server Technologies
Rajesh Ramachandran, Director; Fusion Middleware
R&D is part of Server Technologies division
of Oracle Corporation. He is responsible for innovating
and building key products of Oracle Fusion Middleware
Enterprise products family. He carries 16+ years
of rich software research
and development experience in the areas of enterprise
computing, middleware, development tools, networking,
industrial automation and real time systems. Prior
to Oracle, Rajesh has worked in Siemens AG, Future
Software and Lakshmi-Barmag AG.
Rajesh holds a Bachleor of engineering degree in
Electronics, Master of Computer science degree from
Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago and a
management degree from ICFAI.
Rajesh is a regular speaker in technology conferences
|MD (and Vice President- Products), Progress
Ramesh Loganathan is the MD (and
Vice President- Products), Progress Software India,
responsible for leading product development at the
India Development center, organized in a Centers
of Excellence model. Ramesh is responsible for providing
strategic guidance to all the product teams, scale
the product operations, with specific focus on cross-product
considerations for the Development and Management
tools in the SOA and Data integration space.
Ramesh hold a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering
(Control Systems) from Anna university, Guindy,
India. Has over 18 years Systems engineering and
R&D leadership experience in product development.
Prior to Progress, Ramesh was Vice President of
Middleware Technologies at Pramati. Since 2000 Ramesh
was heading Product Engineering at Pramati, then
helped setup the team (for Progress Software) that
built the Sonic Workbench on Eclipse.
An accomplished Technologist and evangelist regularly
speaking at workshops and seminars in India. Has
been active in Tech fora, JCP and SPEC organizations.
Member of several Standards Expert groups including
J2EE 1.3. Co-founded ebXMLIndia.org and hyd-eclipse.org,
and organizes BarCamps and Startup events. Run a
well read blog on middleware technologies (http://jroller.com/page/rameshl).
Has recently co-authored a book on SOA approach
to Integration, published by Packt Publishers-
he wrote the chapters on SOA, POA and ESB. He is
also Adjunct Faculty at IIIT-Hyderabad, teaching
courses on middleware technologies and research/exploratory
work in the area of distributed systems. Strong
interests in student-entrepreneurship and e-governance.
Malik joined Telelogic in April 2001 as the Country
Sales Manager of the Indian operation. With his
rich experience in the area of software engineering
tools and knowledge of customer needs in software
his role was to setup the Indian Sales and Marketing
Organization and achieve the country's sales targets.
Sidharth has more than 15 years of experience in
marketing and hi-tech sales in various companies
like Rational Software, Tata Elxsi and Global Information
Over the last 7 years, Sidharth has helped set
a world-class Sales & Services organization
catering to customer needs in India. The Indian
sales operation has grown in leaps and bounds and
plans to grow further in the near future. Apart
from sales and marketing, Telelogic has worldwide
support center with 100 people providing after sales
support to customer worldwide out of Bangalore.
To help fuel the next stage of growth and profitability
for Telelogic India, Sidharth assumed the role of
Managing Director of Telelogic India in July 2003.
As Managing Director, Sidharth is responsible for
driving Telelogic's aggressive growth strategy in
India and achieving high levels of profitability.
Telelogic is already recognized as a leading global
provider of development software, and it is Sidharth's
responsibility to reinforce and enhance that reputation
in India & SAARC. Under Sidharth's leadership
- the Indian operation has grown from a 4 member
team in 2001 to a 320+ strong company in India with
full fledged operations encompassing sales, professional
services, 24X5 global support and product development
all housed out of Bangalore.
Boregowda- Director & CTO of Bangalore based
Canarys Automations Ltd., has experience spanning
over sixteen years in the industry. At Canarys he
heads the business unit for "Products",
where he has
successfully developed "SCORPUS", an Enterprise
Software Asset Management System based on OMG's
RAS (reusable asset specification). Scorpus is one
of the innovative products from India and has been
listed by NASSCOM in their "100 IT innovators"
He is the driving force behind Canarys intellectual
Property and creating Infrastructure such as Reference
models, Frameworks and Processes. Notable works
are "Fountain-Lake Model" for Component
based development, for software, "Canarys -Model
Driven testing" for assuring experience quality
in enterprise software. Other works includes Enterprise
Architecture, Product line practice definition,
Knowledge Management, Reverse Engineering for Architecture
capture, Software Process Engineering, Legacy wrapping
He has had various positions as a consultant with
Hewlett Packard and Motorola, managing for critical
and key IT programs. He has toured extensively,
participated in many Exhibitions and seminars of
National and International repute. As an entrepreneur
he has continually motivated, mentored people into
Srihari holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electronics
Engineering from B.M.S. College of Engineering,
and a Master's degree in Electronics Engineering,
University Vishveshwaraiah College of Engineering,
from Bangalore University. His hobbies are Photography
and Instrumental Music.