Ravi Eswarapu

Ravi Eswarapu has 18 years of consulting and operational experience in set up of Global Delivery Centers, Design and Implementation of Tier II Strategy and Low Cost Delivery Models, IT Program & Project Management, Business Process Re-engineering, Business & System Analysis, and Research in Strategic Information Systems. He has executed several full life cycle implementation of IT enabled Business Process Re-engineering projects.

Ravi is also the past President of IT Association of Andhra Pradesh (ITaAP). Prior to that he was the Global Head of Quality at Tech Mahindra (earlier Satyam) as well as their Global Solutions Center Head in Visakhapatnam.

Ravi has a BE in Mechanical Engineering, MBA in Marketing from Andhra University, a MS in Strategic Information Systems from IISc and an Executive MBA from Harvard University.

Deepak Madala

Dr. Deepak S. Madala has wide experience in Design, Development and Deployment of Technology solutions. He was part of the Senior Management at Acclaris, the industry leader in CDH Financial Technology and Services from its founding in 2001 to over 600+ employees in 2 countries and 5 locations. Dr. Madala as Director, Infrastructure & Regional Operations headed Offshore Infrastructure and Information Security functions besides heading Global Service delivery from Visakhapatnam, India.

Dr. Madala has been instrumental in bringing all the I.T and Electronics associations in the state of Andhra Pradesh under one umbrella and formation of THE-AP/ITAAP. He is the Past President of Technology, Hardware and Electronics Association of Andhra Pradesh . He has been actively engaging with the Industry, State and Academia for the growth of I.T companies in AP.

He graduated from BITS Pilani, worked in interdisciplinary research areas of Human Physiology, Operations Research and Ergonomics and obtained a Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma in Industrial Engineering.

Kiran Korivi

Kiran Korivi is a results-driven management professional with over two decades of experience in setting up businesses in the fields of Information Technology and enabled services, foreign trade, Infrastructure. Earlier, he co-founded 24bi7BizServe, a F&A service provider whose business was taken over by Florida based financial technology company. He was part of the senior executive team as Director – Regional Operations where he has implemented new business concepts, delivering innovative business solutions, and facilitated transition of business operations in a Global Service delivery mode for several prestigious clients.

Kiran is Commerce graduate has an MBA in Finance from GITAM.

Peter Schneeberger

Peter Schneeberger is also the CEO of Samudra Software and is a Past President of Vizag Information Technology Association (VITA).

After graduating with an M.A. in Sociology from the University of Chicago with a special emphasis on India, he joined a financial services consultancy firm in Australia. However, he retraced his steps to the port city of Visakhapatnam to start Samudra Software in 2000. He is also a Founder of Surya Shakti India Financial Private Ltd., a SEBI registered stock broker and Chief Investment Officer of PSSG Capital Management, an investment manager for high net worth individuals. Peter is a Founder of Alcove Partners, a business advisory firm. He works with several startups across India.

Srinivas Savaram

Srinivas Savaram, Director, Alcove Partners, is an IT professional with over 22 years of software engineering experience. He is the Head – IT Consulting of IndiGenius and Director of U&U Connoisseurs.

Srinivas holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, a Master’s degree in Computer Science and a Graduate Certificate in Software Engineering.