16+ years of IT experience, including the previous 5 years in positions of senior management with a keen understanding of the dynamics that impact successful global development operations. A record of success in analyzing customer requirements and translating them into product roadmaps. Excels at leading a matrixed, cross-functional team in an agile environment. In-depth experience at integrating development goals and capabilities with broader business objectives to form a cohesive strategy. Outstanding communication skills, leadership ability, and business acumen.
- Business Process Improvement
- Project Management
- Software Engineering
- Strategic Planning
- Visual C++
August 2009 December 2010
MBA at Haslam School of Business - University of Tennessee
16 month accelerated Executive MBA program designed for working professionals focused on creating maximum impact at work.
August 2001 April 2004
MS Electrical Engineering at University of Tennessee-Knoxville
September 1996 April 2000
BE Electronics and Communication Engineering at University of Madras
Software Engineering Manager at Discovery Inc
Managed the development and maintenance of a highly scalable web platform with 13M unique monthly visitors.
Provided all staff management functions, including interviewing, hiring, guiding day-to-day activities, and performance evaluations.
Represented software engineering in company-wide change initiatives, directing cost-reducing process improvement initiatives.
Implemented OKR and agile SAFe methodologies.
July 2013 April 2016
Director of Technology at Fiveworx
Directed corporate-wide software operations, including gathering customer requirements, recruiting technology partners, and implementing an agile development process.
Established a technical training program and provided on-going mentoring to software engineers.
Saved an annualized $400K by re-engineering a product into a cutting-edge, highly-scalable web application using a microservices architecture.
Presented pitches to potential investors at fundraising events, providing key contributions in a start-up accelerator program.
April 2007 July 2013
Senior Software Engineer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Coordinated team operations serving as an agile coach in adopting a Kanban methodology, including facilitating training.
Managed multiple projects throughout the complete software development life cycle (SDLC).
Led a team of Engineers and Technicians in automating a system to use the LabVIEW FPGA module to retrieve and analyze data.
Developed a wide range of software solutions.
August 2001 April 2007
Software Engineer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Led team of engineers to deploy ‘Target Harp’ system.
Improved productivity of instrument technical staff by 25% by developing ‘Google home page’ like web application codenamed MySNS using PHP, MySQL and AJAX to visualize data from thousands of instruments connected in a network from a web browser.
Automated Beam Loss test and calibration system using LabVIEW to acquire & store the data at various positions.
Improved application availability to 99% by developing a watch dog in Visual Basic (Win32 and Microsoft .NET)
Developed mathematical model and automated the measurement & analysis procedure using LabVIEW for Master’s Thesis to study RF wave propagation inside different materials.
Automated measurement and analysis procedure for the ‘Bead pull experiment’ to analyze propagation of RF waves inside a linear accelerator.