Madhuresha has over 26 years of rich experience in procurement, operations and marketing. He holds an Electrical Engineering degree from Mysore University. Prior to founding Grihasoft in 2003, he held various positions under different management cultures and has driven the success of both large organizations and startups. His career spans across various domains, including the one as the first employee of a US multinational in India. In this role Madhuresha was in charge of setting up the procurement operations for the company in India. He then moved to the ITES segment in late 90’s and held various positions. At Grihasoft, apart from providing overall leadership to other functions, he also manages sales and marketing.
Nagaraj H C / Co-founder & Executive VP
Nagaraj co-founded Grihasoft in 2003. He has nearly three decades of experience in the IT services Industry. He brings with him rich experience of having held positions in HR and Administrative functions in Manufacturing and ITES segments. He is responsible for the overall working of the company and is instrumental in making strategic decisions for the company. Besides this, Nagaraj is also part of several other Boards and Bodies.
Krishna A N / CTO
Krishna is a founder member of Grihasoft. His role as Chief Technology Officer is with a primary focus of providing overall technology leadership and to spearhead the promotion of the company’s services with its prospects and partners. He brings on over 20 years of hands-on experience in technical and managerial disciplines of IT / ITES industry. Krishna held a number of roles in data digitization and content management companies previously and has been a close witness of evolution in product content management technology and services over the past decade. His areas of expertise include Technology aspects of Data Quality, Master Data Management, Data Governance, hands on experience with several EAM/ERP/CMMS applications, Consulting and Products. He has a background of ISO 9000 implementation and is an active member of various technical and standardization bodies like UNSPSC, ECCMA, Oracle Network and SAP SDN. He holds a bachelor degree in Electronics from Bangalore University.
Narasimha Rao / COO
Narasimha is a founder member of Grihasoft. He is responsible for the Operations Management and deliveries. He brings to this role a rich experience of over 20 years across a broad range of roles in IT / ITES industry. He spent the early part of his career as an analyst working on CAD and GIS platform in India and Middle-East. He was subsequently appointed as Operations Manager in an ITES firm looking after a team of more than 150 engineers. His area of expertise includes strong domain knowledge on adopting various industry standards like UNSPSC / eOTD / eClass etc. He is also familiar with various Dictionaries / Templates, Online Data Management Tools, Data Processing Techniques etc. In addition to overseeing Grihasoft delivery functions, he is also having responsibility of key accounts management and client relationship. He has done his Diploma in Electrical Engineering and MBA in Marketing.
Sudarshan B N / VP – Strategy
Sudarshan has 20 years of professional experience in strategic operations management across KPO and manufacturing industries in Project transition to offshore, Operations planning, setup, Process optimization, Quality improvement and key pre-sales initiatives. In Grihasoft, he is leading organizational level initiatives in the areas of operations optimization, QMS deployment and driving continuous improvements of processes, apart from handling a major healthcare customer project. Sudarshan is an Industrial & Production engineer, holds a post graduate diploma in business management and Certified lean six sigma & ISO 9001 lead auditor professional. He has a strong passion and acumen towards data driven operation excellence, master data management and supply chain analytics functional areas.
Sowmya Narayan / VP – Client Services
Sowmya Narayan has over 25 years of professional experience with 12 years proven track record exclusively in Supply chain management and has strong, decisive executive leadership qualities. She has the distinction of effectively steering Supply Chain Management Operations with accomplishments spanning effective Inventory control, Product data management, Project management, devising & streamlining logistic networks, reduction in freight costs, developing distribution methods & models etc. In the Middle East and India. Her role in Grihasoft involves handling strategic portfolio of clients, win-win engagement models, leading the response to Techno Commercial Proposals (RFPs) and forging strategic partnerships and alliances for growth. She is a science graduate and a certified supply chain professional from the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply Chain, UK.
Dr. Prashanth Southekal / Data Analytics
Dr. Prashanth Southekal is a Technology and Data Analytics professional with over 20 years of experience from companies such as Shell, Apple, P&G, SAP, Husky Energy, and GE. He specializes in deriving business value from digital technologies (SAP, IBM, and Microsoft platforms) and data especially in Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), Order-to-Cash (OTC), and Procure-to Pay (P2P) domains. Dr. Prashanth is the adjunct faculty of Data Analytics at University of Alberta (UoA) and University of Calgary (UoC) and he is also a regular speaker and writer on Data Analytics, Solution/Data Architecture, & KPI based Dashboards. He is the author of the book - Data for Business Performance (DBP, holds a PhD in Technology Management, and has industry certifications in SAP, CPIM, PMP, Lean Six Sigma (LSS), ITIL, amongst others. Outside work, Dr. Prashanth loves juggling and cricket. He lives with his wife and 2 children in Calgary, Canada.
Ramaswami Raju / EAM Practice
Mr. Ramaswami Raju has over 2 decades of consulting experience in Enterprise Asset Management Solutions. Earlier, he has been a hands-on maintenance professional with Oil & Gas and Petrochemical companies. He is well conversant with state of the art maintenance practices and concepts. Prior to his present role at Grihasoft, he headed an EAM consulting company for 17 years. He specializes in Asset Management Strategy Build, RCM, Risk based inspection, Shutdown procedures and CMMS. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Madras and a post graduate certificate from IIT-M.
N.Venkatesan / EAM Services
Mr N.Venkatesan is an adviser and senior consultant in maintenance management and performance improvement activities. He has over forty years of experience across maintenance services, maintenance management and materials management consulting services and asset management solutions to process industries. He has hands on experience in maintenance and inventory management (asset management consulting and services) in Oil & Gas / Petrochemicals / Power segments. He is an experienced trainer for MSR / SRCM / spares optimization / planning and scheduling and other AMS topics. His special focus lies in conducting plant performance assessments, gap-analysis and road maps, real time practical workshops to support implementation of above training topics.