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Sachin Kulkarni
Sachin Kulkarni
VP, CapGemini
Manoj Deshmukh
Manoj Deshmukh
General Manager
Meghadri Ghosh
Meghadri Ghosh
GemStone Systems

 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 to Sunil$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 .)
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and OMG standards such as UML 2.0, CCM & MDA. His system designs 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.

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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
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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.

Session :
Royden Akerley
Head of Architecture and Consulting, Professional Services,DHL - IT Services Europe
Chief Architect - Asia/Pacific,DHL Exel Supply Chain

1. Head of Architecture - DHL Europe and Emerging Markets
Royden Akerley2. Head of Business Consulting - DHL Europe and Emerging Markets
3. Member DHL IT Global Design Authority.
4. Chief Architect for Logistics Domains.
5. Principal reviewer of system architecture artifacts for European & EMA     region.
6. Principal Consultant for DPWN IT Commercialization and Business     Readiness

Began working in 1974 as Data Centre Operator and Systems Programmer. This evolved to programming solutions across multiple platforms by the early 1980's. He began designing applications by 1986 as a Systems Architect working worldwide on bleeding edge systems. In 1988 he became an early adopter of the CMM and ISO quality engineering approach to systems development. Since 1989 his work concentrated on the design or re-engineering of large complex applications. He has been TCD on numerous projects over US$10 million and there over US$100 million the architecture and integration for financial institutions, telecommunications firms and governments. In 2005 He joined DHL ITSC-Prague as a Principal Architect. All of his projects as TCD were successfully delivered. He is a:

Results-focused leader, with:

                       - Extensive IT expertise and
                       - A track record of surpassing expectations.

High-performance strategist, who:

                       - Aggressively faces challenges,

                       - Optimizes efficiency and

                       - Creates competitive advantage.

Respected professional, repeatedly recruited to:

                       - Build start-up IT infrastructures that bolster profitable growth,

                       - Manage Quality Development/Delivery Activities

                       - Turnaround poorly performing programs, and

                       - Architect solutions to maximize ROI.

Exceptional communicator, who:

                       - Combines solid business and technical acumen.

                       - While building consensus and

                       - Creates synergy among diverse groups.

He has:

                       - Analyzed businesses,

                       - Interfaced with C-level managers

                       - Created innovative IT strategies, and

                       - Delivered quality driven solutions.

He is an ardent adherent to the ISO and CMM standards for process standardization and improvement. He his fully conversant with the quality management precepts that make for success in today's complex enterprise systems projects. It is this dedication to precision and quality that he attribute to never having been a part of any failed projects. He is no stranger to working hands-on with the technical staff on critical assignments, but prefer to encourage the staff to achieve the best they can, and provide the technical leadership to meet objectives and milestones. He believes firmly in iterative development as a way to build on proof of concept engineering, validating design and elaborating by expanding on core functionality.

Session :
Rajesh Ramachandran
Director, Oracle Fusion Middleware 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 Rajesh Ramachandrankey 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 globally.

Session :
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.

Session :
Jothi Padmanabhan
Sr. Engineer, Grid Computing, Yahoo

Jothi Padmanabhan is one of the senior engineers working in the Grid Computing team at Yahoo!. One of his focus areas is Hadoop (, Jothithe open source software for reliable, scalable distributed computing. He has more than 11 years of professional experience, the majority of it in Parallel and Distributed Computing. He has a B.Tech from IIT Madras and a M.S from Mississippi State University.

Session :
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.

Session :
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.

Session :
Dinesh Pai
Vice-President - Reliance Industries Limited

Dinesh 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.

Dinesh Pai 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.

Panel Discussion :
Sachin Kulkarni

Sachin is Vice President at CapGemini USA, with 15 years experience in IT consulting and outsourcing across Banking, Insurance, and Telecom Sachin Kulkarnidomains. He has Global experience working out of UK, France, India, Singapore, Australia and USA.

Sachin has managed large outsourcing engagements in various roles such as Client Partner, Senior Delivery Manager, New Business Development Manager, and regional SEPG, SQA head.

Sachin's BFSI experience revolves around retail and commercial Banking, regulatory compliance, fixed income investment banking, consumer finance and insurance. Within Telecom, he has extensively worked within network planning, traffic trending, inventory forecasting and decision support systems.

Throughout his career, Sachin has worked with fortune 100 clients such as British Telecom, E&Y Australia, HP Singapore, AIG, HFC Bank UK, Safeways, HSBC Bank USA, Household International, 21st Century Insurance, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Govt. of New Mexico, State Govt. of Victoria Australia etc.

Panel Discussion :
Hiren Shah
Director-Technology - CRISIL Limited

Hiren has close to 16+ years of experience. His experience is a blend of Business and Technology. He started his career in Merchant Banking, Back-office of Broking support moved onto the role of doing Business Development & Research in a Hiren Shah Stock Exchange and in CRISIL.
During this period he played the role of a Business Analyst, Project Manager for the systems being developed. 10 years ago he took over as Head of product development in CRISIL and and move on to the role of a CTO in 2003.
He has been credited with implementation of real-time systems to a full-fledged ERP. In recent years he has spent a lot of time in setting up IT Governance in CRISIL and also heading it's Architecture Review Board .

Key role : Providing leadership in delivering IT solutions to the various business of CRISIL Group.

Panel Discussion :
Srihari B
Chief Architect-Re Use, ICMG

Srihari Boregowda - Chief Architect-Re Use, ICMG, has experience spanning over sixteen years in the industry. Srihari is associated with iCMG since 2003 & has Sriharibeen involved in Component reuse & architecture initiatives & he has produced several white papers.

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, entored 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.

Session :
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.

ShirishHis 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.

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 Sanjay Marathe
Sr.VP, CTO and Head Delivery, Zensar Technologies Limited, Pune
Sanjay has career spanning 29 years in Information Technology. Currently he holds multiple portfolios in Zensar Technologies Limited, Pune including Head of Delivery for Global Transformation Services, Sanjay MaratheChief Technology Officer (CTO). He also heads Enterprise Architecture practice.

He joined Zensar Technologies Ltd. (erstwhile ICIL and ICIM) in April 1985 and over last 23 years has handled multiple responsibilities starting with R&D engineer, 'Product Operations' management, on-site consulting assignment, account management for a utility major in Europe, Software services delivery management to current responsibility as CTO. Sanjay also manages software services delivery of one of the largest SBU overseeing dedicated offshore centres for Zensar's global customers.

Sanjay started his career as Scientific Officer in Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, one of the India's premier research institutes, where he was part of team that worked on a project of national importance for Indian Air Forces.

Sanjay has widely lectured in a number of management schools and technical forums.

Sanjay is a university rank holder and IIT and IIM alumni with "Bachelor of Engineering" degree in Electronics & Telecommunication from Pune University (1977) and "Masters of Technology" degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (1979). Sanjay has successfully completed management development program (MDP) at IIM Ahmedabad (1998).

Panel Discussion :


Michel Susai
Founder, Chairman and CEO, NeoAccel

NeoAccelMichel is an innovator of pioneering technologies that optimize the performance of Internetapplications. He has a passionfor science and innovation and transformshisideas Michel Susaiinto industry changing business applications.

Michel has a proven track record of leading technology start-ups to success. In 1997, he founded NetScaler, Inc whose unique technology significantly improved web-content delivery for large-scale corporations. Today, over 75% of global web-traffic is processed through a NetScaler appliance including content from Google, MSN,, and NetScaler was acquired by Citrix Systems in 2005 in a $300 million transaction.

With over 15 years of technology-based business development, engineering, and leadership, Michel is an acknowledged expert in the field of TCP/IP networking. He has held positions at Sun Microsystems and Unisys. He has a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from the Pune Institute of Computer Technology and Research (PICT).

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Meghadri Ghosh
Director of Engineering, GemStone Systems

NeoAccelWith over a decade of work in designing & developing core software systems in domains as diverse as custom embedded systems, shrink wrap desktop software, and diverse heterogeneous network infraMeghadri Ghosh structure environments. Mr.Meghadri Ghosh is experienced in setting up development teams and facilities from scratch, and mentoring the teams whose primary development was in web services using Java, as well as some recent fresh development activities using Java 1.5

.Formerly Mr.Meghadri Ghosh served as an Independent Consultant for Various Clients nationally wherein his role was to identify feasible solutions to strategic development and product release processes as identified by senior technical management of client's .He also Designed and Developed new features of existing enterprise software using Java along with financial system with high performance and soft real time characteristics. Mr.Ghosh was also a Senior Engineer and Architect at Ask me Software Pvt.Ltd, Pune where he headed a team of 18 developers and also successfully established a new development centre for the Company.

Mr.Meghadri was also a Principal System Software Developer at the Distributed Computing Group, Stanford University, and Stanford, CA where he designed and implemented a solution to administer unmanaged systems whose primary purpose was to help mitigate the risks and impact of fast moving internet based attacks. He was also a Member of the team that designed v3 of the Kerberos based web authentication protocol in use at Stanford.
Mr.Ghosh has gained a Bachelors Degree in Arts along with Computer Science and is a Wein Scholar from the Brandeis University Waltham, MA..

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Manoj Deshmukh
General Manager, Technology Center of Excellence, Fiserv Global Services

NeoAccelManoj brings over 17 years of IT experience in building enterprise solutions for the financial industry. For more than a decade, Manoj has worked in creatinginnovativesolutions for the financial industry in BusinessManoj Deshmukh ProcessManagement, Customer Relationship and Sales management. These innovations have led his organization to create new product lines and allow multi-channel integration for customers in the Banking industry. He has led many integration initiatives which involved internet banking, branch automation, core system integration, check processing automation and computer telephony integration to name a few.

He currently oversees the Technology Center of Excellence for Fiserv India, engaged in various practices such as Enterprise Architecture & Technology, Usability and Process engineering.

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Randhir Sinha
Head of Strategy, Insurance BU, L&T Infotech

NeoAccelRandhir Sinha has been with L&T Infotech for about 3 yrs now and currently Head the Strategy group at Insurance SBU. His previous experiences include roles of Account Manager at Orange (UK) and Head of Enterprise Asset MaintenanceRandhir Sinha Management Practice at Tata Infotech Ltd (Bombay, India).

He has also served the Indian Navy as a Commissioned Officer where he initially worked on management of crucial warship technologies across power generation and weapons. Thereafter moved into IT and the last role was that of managing the MIS department at Naval Dockyard (Bombay, India).

His expertise include managing a Practice line, Account Management, Outsourcing, Organisational development, Strategic thinking and Building High Performance teams.

He is always been passionate about working on unchartered areas and thinking original, and strongly value integrity and credibility.

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 Ram Ramdas
CEO and Co-Founder, Herald Logic

HeraldDr. Ram Ramdas - CEO and Co-Founder, Herald Logic. Ram's experience of 20 years ranges from academics, management consulting, technology consulting, product management, Ram Ramdasventure capital to business development. At Herald Logic, Ram drives the strategic product roadmap, apart from being involved in Key Customer engagements as well as strategic alliances. He is passionate about India as a hotbed for the next wave of disruptive SW product innovation emerging out of India. Prior to joining Herald Logic, Ram was Head of Vanenburg ( now Cordys ) labs. He was responsible for new product initiatives of Vanenburg / Cordys in the collaborative commerce space. He was also responsible for strategic investment, analyst interactions and business development. Ram's previous experience has also been with large commercial and academic organizations like Tata Consultancy Services and Indian Institute of Science. Ram holds a PhD in Fuzzy Logic.

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Omkar S. Panse
Sr. Solutions Architect, KPIT Cummins

Omkar has a career span of over 11 years. He has rich experience in Industrial Automation and Automotive Electronics domains. At KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd, he is a key member of CREST (Center for Research in Engineering Omkar S. PanseSciences and Technology).

Omkar is spearheading AUTOSAR Application migration initiative as a part of Automotive CREST activities. He is also a key driving force behind Automotive Infotainment and Graphics initiatives running within CREST.

Omkar is a practicing architect with the main focus on Product Line Architecture and Model Based Development. He has pioneered OOAD and UML based system design both for desktop application as well as embedded systems. He has conducted number of training programs and workshop within KPIT and for customers in the areas of OOAD, UML, and design patterns, especially as applicable to embedded systems.

Omkar has Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Pune.

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