After finishing his graduation in Mechanical Engineering with Marketing Management as Specialization in the final year under the aegis of the University of Madras in 1985, through Coimbatore Institute of Technology, G N Sivaramakrishna began his sales and marketing career with a 9 year stint with one of the torch-bearers of the IT Industry in India, namely HCL Limited. A desired pursuit of a sales and marketing career post his education, was kick-started with this assignment that gave him a proper pedestal with exposure to cream of the customer base in the sunrise industry of that decade, the Information Technology one.
Followed by this a 7 year growth and steady part of his career with Pentafour Software in the pre-Y2K era leading upto the Millennium saw his open up overall India business operations and grow it to multi-fold levels for this, the then DQ Top 20 entity. Being based in Chennai, India and later in Sydney, Australia he drove business development with zeal and earned profitable output for the organization year-on-year. In this role he created, trained and made several teams of business development professionals perform consistently.
Geetha Sridhar is a qualified Company Secretary, Cost Accountant and Lawyer. She worked as Company Secretary and Compliance Officer of a Broking House for over 15 years, which was subsequently acquired by Birla Group. During her tenure she had handled treasury management, portfolio division, depository and had worked closely with finance division. Had been instrumental in setting process for compliance both as listed company and as broking house and the company had been graded as over 99% complaint. Being second to Executive Director had larger role to play at every crucial decisions including the acquisition. In 2009 shifted to another broking house as Director Operations and reporting to MD. The main role was to devise appropriate strategies for HNI and retail clients, its implementation and result analysis, management of transactional risk and its compliance, manage budgets and resource deployment and MIS/KPI to Board.
In 2011 enrolled for full time MBA –Finance from Nottingham University Business
School, UK. Specialisation in finance was mainly to expand knowledge on advanced financial & economic concepts and techniques needed in all business situations. October 2009, had set up an Educational Institutions focussing in filling gaps in the system and helps students excel in their career in co-ordination with educational institutions viz., schools and colleges. She is connected to the industry through her business consulting and connected to the colleges through workshops, seminars and guest lectures.
DIRECTOR | NETSTREAM TECHNOLOGIES | JAN 2012
Has vast experience working with Software Companies Like Packettrap, HCL Technologies, Sandhill Systems, Digital Equipment Corporation, Ramco Systems.
DIRECTOR | NETSTREAM TECHNOLOGIES | JAN 2012
Puni Hariaratnam, is the founder and creative head of Twins Creative International Sdn Bhd.
She started her career as a proof reader at Pustaka Sistem Perlajaran, a book publishing company. Her love for calculation and illustration eventually led her to the creative department. She then joined a couple of full fledged advertising agencies as graphic designer before moving on her own. She formed Twins Creative on 19th November 1989.
Puni has a Bachelors Degree in Business Communication and Masters in Business Law. She is now pursuing her PhD in Law. She is involved in a number of NGO, a member of the Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin, a life member of the Malaysia Association of the Indian University Graduates and an active member of the Rotary International.
Thomas is the founder of various companies, such as, Rejola IT Services, Easy Loans, Property Base and EZ Secure. Thomas is also a Director in Future Homes Global Pvt Ltd.
He started his career as a Management Trainee in the year 2004 at Atlas Copco India Pvt Ltd, the Swedish multinational and the world leader in compressed air technology since 1873. He then moved on to pursue his career as Sales Manager in ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company. He also served as the Regional Manager and Territory Manager in Nigeria for the multinational company, Chellarams Plc – a century old organisation.
Thomas has a MBA degree in Marketing and Finance through a Full time program in ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad and also a BE degree in Mechanical Engineering from Vasavi College of Engineering in Hyderabad.
Thomas has published various National level Technical white papers and also an International white paper. The Business Plan submitted by Thomas was awarded the best in a National competition conducted by IIM Indore.
Thomas is an active member and Director Consultant in BNI, the world leader in Business Networks.
A Waterproofing and Cool Roofing professional with more than two decades of experience working on new buildings and retrofitting of old buildings. Introduced the COOL ROOF concept in South India way back in 2003. The Cool Roof is a boon to Chennai which is notorious for its hot, hotter and hottest climatic condition.
A proud prodigy product of PSBB, Chennai (1967-77) with a Master’s in Sociology from Mysore University.
Active Rotarian and an astute BNI member with a passion to nurture young entrepreneurs and start-ups.