Ram Ramanan, has been working in the technology industry since 1995. After receiving a Ph.D. in Engineering from Georgia Tech, he worked in the Semiconductor industry for 4 years before joining Bellsoft in 1998. Over the last 18 years at Bellsoft, Ram has led the Resourcing and Delivery areas, helping grow the company from $3 Million in 1998 to about $25 Million to-date.
Brunda Jagannath, leads Finance, Legal & HR functions at Ameri100. She is responsible for managing Ameri100’s central functions including financial planning, analysis, accounting & controls, tax, treasury, legal and human resource functions globally. Prior to Ameri100, Brunda has working for companies like LSI, Ivega with responsibilities of finance, accounting & audit functions of India operations.
With over 14 years of experience in finance & accounting, forensic audit, mergers & acquisitions she brings in strong work ethics & enjoys working with multi-cultural teams.
Ravischandra holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Bengaluru University. He has experience of over 27 years in industry working for AMCO Bengaluru, TAFE (Tractors And Farm Equipment) Chennai, Siemens Information Systems Ltd Bengaluru, Digital Globalsoft Bengaluru and Bigtech Software Private Ltd.
He has over 18 years’ experience in SAP Business involving end-to-end implementations, Support, optimizations, enhancements and training in industrial sectors like Automobiles, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals and Computer hardware in India and abroad.
Ravischandra has held various positions ranging from Module lead to Delivery manager. Currently he manages delivery, operations involving responsibilities of people management and project delivery.
Gopal Phadnis holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Mysore University and a PGDM from S P Jain Mumbai. He has served MICO Bengaluru, Siemens Information Systems Limited, Bengaluru and Bigtech Software Private Limited at various positions. He has over 19 years’ experience in SAP business, managing various functions, from a consultant to Practice head.
With over 24 years in industry, Gopal is currently managing the SAP Practice and takes care of Sales, Business Development and strategic direction to organizational actions. He is one of the key members in establishing SAP business in India and Middle East for the organization.
Marvin SooHoo is the chief Operating Officer at Ameritas. Marvin has been involved with the technology sector for over 26 years. Marvin began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He was then a Senior Executive at Rapidigm, a Global IT services firm with revenues over $250 million. He led the SAP Practice and the PeopleSoft practice at different stages during his tenure at Rapidigm. Marvin was also a founding partner at Sparta Consulting, a global IT Consulting firm, acquired by KPIT Cummins.
Maria Wei was the founder of a very successful Business Intelligence, Analytics and Big Data consulting firm that merged with Ameritas Technologies to form ATCG Solutions. She also founded Oomi a non-profit social media community 2012. She has spent last 11 years in Analytics, Business Intelligence, Big Data and Social media sector helping companies integrate IT solutions with business needs. She has spoken at universities and conferences about on Business Intelligence Topic. She is also the lead lecture at ATCG BI Academy. Before ATCG Solutions Ms Wei obtained dual bachelor degrees at age 20 and led the business objects practice at IBM GBS.
Her hobbies includes running, real estate and traveling.
Mukesh has over 14 years of systems implementation, upgrade and support experience in various positions. He has led several multi-million dollar projects in North America, Europe, and Asia and is currently heading all field deliveries for Ameritas. The engagements he has overseen range in size from $500,000/year to $12 million/year. He has been instrumental in setting up the onsite/offsite/offshore model for implementation, development, upgrade and support projects teams across multiple platforms and technology stacks.
Mukesh comes to Ameritas from Sparta consulting Inc. (Now KPIT) where he held various roles including ERP Practice Director managing large engagements. He was one of the first 20 employees at Sparta and provided tremendous contribution in growing the company to $125 million in 6 years (2008 – 2014).
Prior to joining Sparta consulting, Mukesh was with Rapidigm, Inc. (Now Fujitsu America). During his tenure with Rapidigm, he led project teams (onsite/offshore) and also performed hands-on work in SAP with strong techno-functional subject matter knowledge in Core ECC, XI/PI and Portal areas. He developed many custom applications for numerous US clients based on their specific requirements.
Mukesh holds a Master’s Degree in Information Systems from Monash University, Victoria Australia and a Bachelors Honors Degree in Commerce from India.
Paul Freudenberg started his career in providing strategic information technology solutions as one of the first ten employees of Mastech. He very quickly became and remained one of Mastech’s top sales producers. Mastech became iGate which was recently acquired by Capgemini for $4 Billion.
Paul was the co-founder and president of Rapidigm, Inc. which became the 3rd largest, privately held IT services firm in North America with over 3,500 employees. All of Rapidigm’s growth was organic in nature, until it was acquired by Fujitsu in 2006. Most recently Paul was the co-founder and president of Sparta Consulting. Sparta grew to over 1,000 SAP consultants and $125 million in revenue in 5 years and was acquired by KPIT. Currently Paul is an investor and strategic advisor to high potential/high growth technology companies.
Frits has over 25 years of SAP experience on a variety of Global Projects across Europe, Asia and North-America as a consultant and as a customer. He is the former CIO of arvato services North America, a Bertelsmann AG company. He has expertise in project / program management and logistics including third party logistics.
Mark has 20 years of SAP experience. He has served in various project leadership positions including project manager and has consulted extensively in the area of project management, project accounting, and revenue recognition and has worked with consulting firms such as Accenture, Deloitte, and BearingPoint.
David has spent the past 20+ years designing and implementing SAP systems worldwide. He specializes in business process optimization and complex system modeling, with a specific focus on improving the strategic capabilities these systems provide to any organization. He co-founded Virtuoso Consulting Solutions in 2000, an SAP consultancy designed to deliver superior and cost effective Financials-based solutions. Over time the firm’s service delivery expanded to include the entire ECC suite of SAP products.
David holds both a Bachelor of Science and Master’s (MBA) degree in Finance and is the co-author of the best selling book Configuring SAP R/3 FI/CO (Sybex c.2000).
Paul ”AKA” Balaji, founded Bellsoft in 1996 and grew the company from a one person consulting firm to over 200 strong and $25 million in revenues to date. After receiving his engineering degree from REC, India, Paul has worked in the IT industry for over 20 years in various capacities, including stints at Infosys, before founding Bellsoft.