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DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION & FINTECH LEADER |  PLATFORM & PRODUCT ARCHITECT | ENTERPRISE DATA STRATEGIST | KNOWLEDGE SCIENTIST | AUTHOR | MENTOR | PROFESSOR
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HYDERABAD, INDIA

Profile Summary

A passionate and pragmatic FinTech Leader & Technology Visionary leading Strategic Technology transformations and Architecting client-centric, enterprise-scale, and data-driven platforms over the last two decades.  A hands-on Product & Platform Architect and Technology liaison for client CTO Organizations driving outlining and deploying solutions. A Data connoisseur adept at designing an overall Data Strategy to maximize the value of data through the best data engineering, management, and analytics practices.  A Cloud Architect with expertise in Cloud migration and Future State SaaS Vision. An author and a mentor with an intrapreneur mindset who believes in continuous learning as a key to personal and professional growth. An expert Ontologist leading building data virtualization with Knowledge Services. 

Career Highlights

 

1.  Over 12 years of experience in architecting and designing Wealth Management and Capital markets product & platform solutions for tier 1 financial services clients.

2.  Active engagement with client's CTO & CIO organizations to help build modern, scalable, and robust technology transformation solutions integrating client, and vendor applications into a domain-driven composable services platform and Cloud transformation. Responsible for overall value articulation of end-to-end modernization and platform delivery.

3.  Experience and hands-on expertise of about 8 years in leading Data Engineering, and 6 years in AI/RPA practices for building complex customer experience-driven platform solutions.  [Enterprise Data Strategy, Big data engineering, data pipelines, storage & compute, data governance (DMBOK processes), Intelligent Automation and Business Intelligence]

4.  Over 7 years of experience leading Enterprise Architecture CoE (Office of CIO) steering Application (Legacy) Modernization, Reuse & Technology Standardization initiatives across businesses via standardized Architecture blueprints and Future State Architecture (including Cloud, API Economy, Digital Experience, Pervasive integration & Data)

5.  Focusing on Multiple & Hybrid Cloud Strategy for identifying the best of the breed services for modernizing existing platforms using AWS, PCF, IBM Private cloud, and, Google Cloud services. Hybrid Integration Platform designed for applications deploy on-prem (legacy) and cloud through standardization of DevOps processes. 

6  Operating in a highly collaborative environment and incubating implementations through standard design thinking process and Innovation lab to test out new offerings for the client business, and to enable close collaboration with industry participants and clients. 

7. A Knowledge Architect responsible for building Enterprise Knowledge Graphs using Graph technologies and intelligent Graph Algorithms.

8.  A recognized Distinguished Engineer and Guru, mentoring technology specialists for the last 5 years. 

Professional Experience

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Accenture India Pvt Ltd

Managing Director, Lead Enterprise Architecture, Assets & Automation

March 2021 - Present

1. Lead Enterprise Architect for One Accenture Asset Architecture & Engineering responsible for establishing and ensuring Best Engineering  Practices for Assets across Accenture and Client Implementations. Lead Security, Enterprise Architecture, and Knowledge Graph CoPs driving One Accenture and Enterprise Digital Twin Platform Framework.

Hyderabad, India

Broadridge Inc.

Vice President, Enterprise Architecture (OCIO), Distinguished Engineer

April 2019 - December 2020

1. Lead Enterprise Architecture CoE focusing on Enterprise Guiding Principles for technology transformation and Future State Architecture. Responsible for the direct client CTO office collaboration for platform solutions. Platform Architect driving the strategic reference architecture for the Wealth Solution platform with a focus on UI/UX, Enterprise Services & Integration layer and, data fabric framework. 

New York, US

Broadridge Financial Solutions (India) Pvt Ltd

Executive Vice President, Enterprise Architecture & Emerging Technologies

July 2010 - March 2019

In the span of my 9 years of career at Broadridge India I started as a Technology Specialist and last served as an Executive Vice President for Technology. Responsible for RPA/ML CoE, Cloud CoE, and Enterprise Architecture CoE for Broadridge India playing a key role in standardizing architecture solution strategy across top-tier clients, business units, and geographies in the Financial Services domain. 

Hyderabad, India

Royal Bank of Scotland

Technology Lead

March 2010 - June 2010

Worked for a brief period of 3 months as a technology architect responsible for building frameworks and design for a key platform non-cash collateral engine.

Chennai, India

Oracle Financial Services (India) Pvt Ltd

Consultant Architect

July  2005 - March 2010

Formerly called i-flex. As a solution architect, I was responsible for architecting, designing and developing applications for S&P. Deutsche Bank and State Street. Also played a key role in RFP / Solution architecture team bidding best technology solutions for top banks. 

Chennai, India

Cognizant Technology Services (India) Pvt Ltd

Associate

JAugust 2004 - June 2005

Worked for Insurance domain for a client Farmers ACE as Designer and Developer responsible for building a large scale insurance platform.

Chennai, India

Hexaware Technology Services (India) Pvt Ltd

Technology Develper

JAugust 2003 - July 2004

Worked as Senior developer for Deutche Leasing, Germany to build a scalable leasing platform

Chennai, India

Skills

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Education, Trainings & Certifications

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Trainings

  1. Harvard Online Course on Leadership Principles - 2020

  2. Chief Data Officer (CDO) Summer Class of 2019 by Carruthers and Jackson & Collibra

  3. MIT Course on Quantum Computing & Quantum Algorithms for AI/ML - 2019

  4. eDX Course on Designing thinking Fundamentals - 2018

  5. AWS Cloud Advanced  Architecture training - 2017

  6. Marklogic Developer advanced training -2016

  7. Tibco Jasper Reporting training -2016

  8. Harward Business School - Driving Growth Through Innovation - 2015

  9. Informatica Designer training - 2014

  10. INSOFE- Certificate Program in Big Data Analytics and Optimization-2012

  11. Pivotal - Grenplum and GemFire Developer training -2013

  12. Cloudera Hadoop Developer training - 2012

Education

1. Masters in Computer Applications, ICFAI University

2. Bachelors of Science, St Francis, Osmania University

3. Diploma in Andhranatyam, PSTU

4. Diploma in French, Alliance Francaise

5. Diploma in Fashion Designing, JDIFT

 

Certifications

  • Google Cloud Fundamentals-Cloud Infrastructure-2021

  • AWS Certified Architect, Professional - 2017

  • TOGAF 9 Certified - 2012

  • SOA Certified Architect - 2011

  • EMC-DSA - Data Scientist -  2012

  • CCDH- Hadoop Developer - Cloudera - 2011

  • Sun Certified Enterprise Architect - 2007

  • Test 486 UML/OOAD Certified designer - 2006