WWRUG14IN - Bangalore, India - Keynote Speakers


"Welcome Address"

Kumar Prabhas
Vice President and General Manager, Unisys Global Services India (UGSI)
Managing Director, Unisys India

Prabhas has a rich repertoire of experience spanning close to 25 years in the IT industry.

As the Managing Director, Prabhas contributes significantly to the company’s development of their offshore operations. Prabhas’ current responsibilities include helping Unisys India continue its robust growth in the region.

Prior to joining Unisys India, Prabhas was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at ConnectM Technology Solutions Private Limited, a joint venture launched by telecom provider, Sasken Communication Technologies Limited and IDG Ventures. At ConnectM Technology Solutions Private Limited, he was responsible for defining a market for M2M enabled applications in transport, utilities and enterprise verticals.

Prabhas held various leadership positions during his 7-year tenure in Sasken and made significant contributions to the organization.

He was instrumental in helping Sasken grow in terms of headcount, revenues and profitability.

Prabhas is an alumnus of IIT Kanpur.


"BMC Implementing the Revolution"

Doug Mueller
Chief Technology Officer, Service Management Business Unit

Doug Mueller serves as Chief Technology Officer, Service Management Business Unit of BMC Software. Doug is responsible for helping drive the architecture and direction of the BSM, Service Support, and Atrium initiatives.

He joined BMC in 2002 as part of the acquisition of Remedy where he was a co-founder.


"Digital Service Revolution: From mainframe to mobile"

Tarun Sharma
VP R&D, CEO of BMC Software India Pvt Ltd

Tarun Sharma is the VP of R&D and CEO for BMC Software India Pvt Ltd. BMC is the eighth largest software company in the world and recognized as a leader in Business Services Management.

Prior to BMC, Tarun worked for Virtusa, a global enterprise software services company. Tarun was a Sr. Vice President at Virtusa leading the BFSI technology group.

Tarun co-founded a company in 1996 called EC Cubed that provided B2B eCommerce solutions to large enterprises. The company raised close to $55 million in venture capital and successfully launched several products in the B2B markets.

Prior to EC Cubed, Tarun worked for various product and consulting firms in India such as C-DAC, NIIT and Techlead software. Tarun has co- authored two books, Programming Web Components and Enterprise E-Commerce, a best seller adopted by several international management institutes.


"From a programmer's world to a world of programmers"

Srikanth Raghavan
Senior Director, Unisys Global Services India (UGSI)
Director, Unisys India

Srikanth manages the Applications portfolio of Service Management Platform, Security (identification & credentialing), Commercial systems and Testing Practice at UGSI. His teams deliver a comprehensive set of services to our customers, ranging from requirements analysis, development, testing, deployment, support to end-of-life. The Service Management Platform is focused on mission-critical applications that have a high degree of complexity and transactional applications that are core to our customers' business processes.

With an IT industry experience of more than 27 years, his current stint with Unisys India commenced in 2004. He created the software development group in India and grew it to more than 600 employees. Between 2008 and 2011, he was a member of the Unisys Global Technology Center (India, China, and Australia) leadership team, leading the engineering services group. Additionally, he led the global initiative to implement Services and Solutions Delivery Framework and get global centers certified in CMMI.

Srikanth is a key contributor in the space of formulating and implementing organization strategies working with globally distributed teams. He has extensive experience in the global delivery model, specifically in managing global software applications, interfaces with legacy systems in the banking domain, and full life-cycle management of programs/projects/products through the career. Srikanth has been invited as a speaker to deliver talks and presentations in various global leadership forums.