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Architecture World, Bangalore
Featured Speakers
Dr Alexander Samarin
Dr Alexander
BPM Thought Leader
Vishwa Kiran
Vishwa Kiran
VP
Accenture
Sudheendranath R Bhatt
Sudheendranath
Tech Manager
Wells Fargo
Chandrasekaran Vasudevan
Chandrasekaran
Chief Architect
Ericsson
Ramesh Loganathan
Ramesh Loganathan
MD

Progress Software India
               
Jaap Schekkerman
EA Thought Leader

Jaap Schekkerman, B.Sc. (1953) is an international recognised Thought Leader in the areas of Business Technology Strategy & Enterprise Architecture Jaap Schekkermanand 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 Netherlands.

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 Professional Education.

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.

How to Survive in the Jungle of Enterprise Architecture Frameworks: Creating or Choosing an Enterprise Architecture Framework

The Economic Benefits of Enterprise Architecture: How to Quantify and Manage the Economic Value of Enterprise Architecture

How to Survive in the Jungle of Enterprise Architecture Frameworks: Creating or Choosing an Enterprise Architecture Framework
The Economic Benefits of Enterprise Architecture: How to Quantify and Manage the Economic Value of Enterprise Architecture

Professional Activities
Founder & President of the ’Institute For Enterprise Architecture Developments’, an independent research organisation.
Co-Founder of the Global Enterprise Architecture Organization, New Zealand.
Editorial Writer of the E-Magazine, 'Via Nova Architectura'.
Member of the ’USA-ManyWorlds’ knowledge network of international Thought Leaders.
Member of the USA ‘Institute for Defense and Government Advancement’.
Member of the IEEE 1471 review group (Recommended Practice for Architectural Description) working group of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) USA.
Reviewer 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 )

Keynote :
Track : Enterprise Architecture, BPM
How to Survive in the Jungle of Enterprise Architecture Frameworks: Creating or Choosing an Enterprise Architecture Framework
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James McGovern
SOA Thought Leader, The Hartford
James McGovern

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.

Enterprise Service Oriented Architectures

Keynote :
Track : SOA
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Olivier Brousseau
Chief Information Architect, Schlumberger

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 ofOlivier Brousseau 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 in Paris.

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Dr Alexander Samarin
BPM Thought Leader

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 hasDr Alexander Samarin 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 projects.

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).

Keynote :
Track : Software Architecture
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Pasi Karjanmaa
MDA Specialist - Compuware Asia-Pacific

Pasi has been working with Compuware since 1997in key technical positions. He has extensive knowledge of the J2EE technology and best practicesPasi 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.

TRACK :
Software
Architecture
TRACK :
IT Service Managament & Governance
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Vishwa Kiran
Vice President, Accenture Technology Labs, India

Vishwa 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 bringVishwa Kiran 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 engineering.

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.

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Ashwani Chandhok
Director, Enterprise Architecture Group, Oracle

Ashwani 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 developingAshwani Chandhok 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 subjects.

TRACK : IT Service Managament & Governance
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Suk Wah Kwok
Chief Information Officer, Aon Holdings Hong Kong
Suk Wah Kwok

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 500.

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 business growth.

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.

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Prof. K. Subramanian
Sr. Deputy Director General NIC - Delhi & IT Advisor to CAG of India

Prof. K. Subramanian Prof. 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.

TRACK : Enterprise Architecture, BPM
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Sandeep J. Alur
Enterprise Architect Advisor, Microsoft Corporation

Sandeep 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.Sandeep J. Alur 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 few.

TRACK : SOA
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Shirish Patwardhan
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 Patwardhan

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 One etc.

Shirish is an executive director and a member of board at KPIT Cummins.
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.
TRACK : Software Architecture
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Sunil Dutt Jha
Chief Architect 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 Sunilto $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 .)
View Sunil Dutt Jha's profile on
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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 K2 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.

Download presentation at IASA Architecture Symposium 2007
"Realizing IT Modernization Roadmap using
Enterprise Architecture"

Rated among top 3 keynote speakers along with Grady Booch & Scott Ambler.

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 enhancement.

An international speaker and has done architecture work across the
Download article in Journal of Enterprise Architeture,
"Globaliazation of Enterprise Architecture"

globe from South America to South East Asia including Panama, UK, Singapore, France, Switzerland, Italy, Japan, Srilanka, Thailand.

He is an Aerospace Engineer from IIT Kharagpur.

Note:  Here is the schedule for the public workshop in Australia, Germany, UK & India.

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Sudheendranath R Bhatt
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 respoSudheendranath R Bhattnsibilities 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.

TRACK : SOA
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Chidambaran Kollengode
Director, Grid Computing, Yahoo

Systems professional with over twenty-two years of progressively responsible experiences, with last nine years in senior leadership roles. Masters DegChidambaranree 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.

TRACK : Legacy Transformation & Modernization
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Kanwal Rai
Enterprise Architect, Wipro

Kanwal 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 processeKanwal Rais. 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).

TRACK : Legacy Transformation & Modernization
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Anirudh Srivastava
Enterprise Architect Advisor, Microsoft Corporation

Anirudh works for 'Developer & Platform Evangelism' group at Microsoft as an 'Enterprise Architect Advisor'. His focus being Government, works with the Government of IndiaAnirudh Srivastava 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 etc.

TRACK : SOA
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Santhosh Kumar Bansal
Principal Architect, Perot Systems

Santosh 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) Santhosh Kumar Bansalat 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.


TRACK : IT Service Managament & Governance
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Sriram Anand
Senior Manager, Lead - Technology Architecture, Accenture

Sriram 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, Sriram AnandUSA. 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 topics.
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Suvanjay Kumar Sharma
Vice President & Chief Architect, Yes Bank
Suvanjay 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 MorgSuvanjay Kumar Sharmaan 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.



TRACK : Business Innovation & Management with Architecture
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Vijay Bhandari
Lead Architect, Perot Systems

Vijay 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,Vijay Bhandari portfolio rationalization, and service optimization. Vijay is an Architect with TIC, Perot Systems.





TRACK : IT Service Managament & Governance
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Devi Prasad
Assistant Consultant-Telecom Solutions, TCS

Devi, Telecom Solution Consultant from TCS, has over 10 years of experience in implementing major telecom solutions at different leading telecom service providers in IndDevi Prasadia.

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.

TRACK : Product Line Architecture
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Anandan Kumaran
Architect, Microsoft Corporation
Anandan 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 lifeAnandan Kumaran. 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 and initiatives.

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.
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Santonu Sarkar
Vice President, Technology R&D, India Labs
Santonu 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.Arun Panayappan

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.

TRACK : Software Architecture
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Aarti Anawalikar
Manager/ Solution Architect, Capgemini

Aarti 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 Anawalikar
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.

TRACK : Product Line Architecture
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Prashant K Lalchandani
Manager/ Solution Architect, Capgemini

Prashant 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 K Lalchandani

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, India.

TRACK : Product Line Architecture
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Chandrasekaran Vasudevan
Chief Solution Architect, Global Service Delivery

Chandrasekaran 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 woChandrasekaran Vasudevanrked 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.

TRACK : Product Line Architecture
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John Kuriakose
Principal Architect, Infosys Technologies Ltd

John 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 seJohn Kuriakosemantic technology to software engineering. In particular he is applying previous techniques in knowledge representation and reasoning for Architecture recovery and management.

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.

TRACK : Enterprise Architecture, BPM
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Daya Prakash
Head-IT, LG Electronics

Armed 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, manDaya Prakashaging 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 organizational competitiveness.

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 management.

TRACK : Business Innovation & Management with Architecture
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Alagu Balaraman
VP - Process Architect & Human Resources, Britannia Industries Ltd

Alagu 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.
Alagu Balaraman
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 opportunities.

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

TRACK : Enterprise Architecture, BPM
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Sam Uppaluri
Technology Manager Wholesale Technology Services, Wells Fargo India Solutions

Sam 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 MinSam Uppalurineapolis. 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 the norm

.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 Systems.

TRACK : SOA
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Manoj Shrivastava
Vice President - Group IT, Reliance ADA Group

Manoj Shrivastava is Vice President - Group IT & Technology at Reliance ADA Group. He heads the Architecture Review Board which works for the strategic aManoj Shrivastavand 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 and Healthcare.

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 and Research.

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Shanthi K Ramamurthy
Lead - Integration, Process Architectures and SOA India Delivery Center, Accenture

Shanthi 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 Shanthi K RamamurthyEnterprise 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.

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Raghuveeran Sowmyanarayanan
Senior Manager, Accenture
Raghu 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 PresidRaghuveeran Sowmyanarayananent. 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.

TRACK : Legacy Transformation & Modernization
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Tapan Acharya
Practice Lead, Telelogic

Tapan Acharya is a Practice Lead at Telelogic, an IBM company, heading the Enterprise Architecture Practice. He works on Telelogic System Architect ® which is the leaderTapan Acharya in the Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture.

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.

TRACK : Enterprise Architecture, BPM
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Dinesh Pai
Vice-President - IBS

Dinesh PaiDinesh 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.
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Rajesh Ramachandran
Director, Oracle Fusion Middleware R&D, Server Technologies Group

Mr. 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 Ashwani Chandhok
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 globally.

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Ramesh Loganathan
MD (and Vice President- Products), Progress Software India
Suk Wah Kwok

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.

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Sidharth Malik
Managing Director , Telelogic

Sidharth 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 Tapan Acharyadevelopment, 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 Systems.

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.

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Srihari Boregowda
Director & CTO

Srihari 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 Tapan Acharyahas 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 and Transformation.
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 challenging roles.
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.

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