Sherif Kottapurath
Executive Chairman
27 years of experience in the IT industry across various technologies. Started his illustrious career with Wipro Infotech’s Operating Systems group, he then joined Sun Microsystems, California, in 1992, and single handedly ported Solaris Intel to multi-processor machines and defined the architecture to be used for abstracting the hardware dependent portions for easy porting. At Wipro, he worked with OS’s like DBOS, WDOS, where then he moved onto porting of Xenix to Wipro’s 286 based platforms. He was responsible for porting SVR3 and SVR4 Unix onto Wipro’s Motorola and Intel based platforms; he also worked with the SVR4 consortium to MP enable SVR4 Unix on i486 at Intel and was a key member of the i860 porting team at Intel. He interfaced with Intel to get parts of the SVID test suites developed in India and was instrumental in establishing Wipro Global R&D’s 1stoffice in USA. When Sherif left Wipro, he was heading both the software and hardware teams working on Intel server platforms at Wipro. While at Sun in USA, he worked on various performance-related projects involving world record setting TPC-C benchmarks with Oracle, TPC-D benchmarks with Informix and Web server benchmarks with Sun web server. He was also engaged with the NUMA project for a while. The year 2000 was marked by Sherif’s return to India. Here he started as the CTO for the India Engineering Center, Sun Microsystems in Bangalore. In this role, he was involved in collaborative research activities with IITs, and efforts towards international standards in the arena of web proxy. He even worked on Solaris related projects and as an architect for the Sun Java Application Server.
Sameer Kutty
Co-founder and Director
CEO of Techno Alliance, India, brings his wealth of experience, connections and resources with him. He is extremely passionate about delivering large scale IT solutions to solve business and consumer facing problems. He also manages a portfolio of companies geared towards providing IT solutions to local and international clients. A globe trotter by choice, he brings in more than 15 years of previous consulting experience from Cap-Gemini where he worked with financial service clients across the globe in areas like Banking/Insurance/Capital Market/ Credit Bureau and in locations as the US, UK, Belgium, France, Denmark, Norway, Bahrain, Singapore, Malaysia and India.
Intekhab Joad
Co-founder andDirector – Business Development
Intekhab aka Intek Joad brings with him rich experience in off-shoring industry. He did his MBA in e-Business from Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai, one of India’s premier B-Schools. Beginning his career with Dell’s off-shore Center in Pune and Wipro BPO, he has become a pioneer in outsourcing Industry. Since then he has worked in various management roles across all verticals including business development, operations and administration and has grown from strength to strength in his career. Intek’s been part of the team which ensured CMMI level-3 certification for his previous organization and has always been actively involved in quality assuring practice processes in Six Sigma, Lean and ITIL. The passion he exhibits for customer service and the exposure to multiple verticals has helped Intek offer the best outsourced solution to our clients. In his free time, Intek loves to read books and play real time strategic games, including his all-time favorite, the age of empires.
Britto Thatheyu,
Technical Team Manager
Britto has 7+ years of extensive industry experience in various areas such as Team Management, and Website Design. He also has a strong development background in various Software Development Languages like PHP, MySql, Ajax, JavaScript, jQuery, Magento, Cake PHP. An outright expert in Magento technology, Britto is specialized in handling e-commerce solutions. He is highly motivated with the ability to manage projects smartly by relaying his team decisively in quick time. A proven track record of successfully managing large scale and small scale projects across Cake PHP and Magento further strengthens his credentials. As a Technical Team Manager at Probytes, Britto is responsible for Magento projects delivery management, Client Relationship, Quality Assurance, Team Management, Presale activities. This technically accomplished IT Professional likes to work on challenging platforms and strives to revolutionize the web world with a number of amazing ideas.
Technical Team Manager
Lakshumanan is a result-oriented project development manager with 8 years of hands on experience in E-Commerce and Other Web Applications. He has a proven ability to manage all phases of large scale and small scale project life cycles across PHP, Yii, Prestashop, Joomla, Codeigniter and API's. During his career, he has had extensive exposure to Agile Methodology, SDLC, Pre-sales activities and Process Definitions. As a Technical Team Manager at Probytes, Lakshumanan is responsible for Implementation of Prestashop and Yii Framework projects starting from kick off call, understanding the client's requirement, getting the required documents signed from clients, sharing cost and effort estimation, resource allocation, time and profit management of project, preparing project plan, handle a team of design, Development, QA, UAT and Production. A dreamer who thinks 'Why Can't', 'Why Not', or 'What if', all the time, Lakshumanan is a firm believer of small beginnings first and continuous progress then onwards.