Meet The Ziffies
Alwin has over 20 years of IT experience and is a PMP® Certified Project and Program Management Practitioner. He has handled Application Development, Maintenance and Support across various technologies across multiple customer engagements. He manages the Remediate® module of ZIF and the cloud orchestration and infra provisioning platform, zIrrus.
She has over 12 years of experience in marketing and has worked with various IT organizations over the course of her career. Anitha drives demand generation for ZIF. Her focus is on building a strong pipeline and enhancing the digital presence of the brand.
An evangelist of Zero Incident FrameworkTM, Anoop has been a part of the product engineering team for long and has recently forayed into product marketing. He has over 14 years of experience in Information Technology across various verticals, which include Banking, Healthcare, Aerospace, Manufacturing, CRM, Gaming and Mobile.
Balaji has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry in Application Value Management, Infrastructure Management, BPO Strategic Operations handling, P&L, Delivery, Operations and Customer Relations across multiple verticals which include Information Services, Retail & Hospitality, Media & Publishing, Manufacturing & Logistics, and Consumer Goods.
Chandra heads the IP team at GAVS. He has 25+ years of rich experience in IT Infrastructure Management, Design & Development of Enterprise Applications and Incubation of new products/ services in various industries.
He always thinks ahead and his implementation of ‘Disk-based Backup using SAN Replication’ in one of his previous organizations, as early as in 2005, is proof of his visionary skills.
Guru heads US Sales and is based out of Chicago. He is responsible for the overall Business Development, Customer Acquisition, Customer Engagement, Customer Growth and Client Services for GAVS’ growing clientele and stakeholders in the US. Guru has over 20 years of Business Leadership experience across industries and geographies. He has expertise in engaging with Global 2000 CxOs, augmenting business through client engagement, nurturing value-based relationships and crafting solutions that address client business problems.
Joe Makoid is a dynamic leader of innovative information technology ventures. Joe focuses on business development and strategic partnerships with premier technology companies such as Dell, Acer, IBM, and Lenovo to help drive sales growth.
His previous IT industry background includes leadership positions at Siemens Nixdorf, BusTech, Data Center Direct, MSPI, Tarantella, and Devon IT. Joe sits on the board of directors of several technology companies.
Kerrie Hoffman specializes in business growth and digital transformation. She has experience in multiple Industries where she’s worked a variety of roles including CIO, operations, supply chain and sales. Kerrie’s previous employments were at Aurora Health Care, Johnson & Johnson and Johnson Controls. She was CIO of a Business Unit at Johnson Controls.
Kerrie is a member of the Forbes Technology Council, the CIO Evanta Inner Circle, Advisory Boards for The Hackett Group and HMG, and a member of SIM.
Murali has 15+ years of experience in IT across various business domains and has managed, developed and launched cutting-edge business intelligence and predictive analytics platforms using big data technologies. Over the last couple of years, his responsibilities are to implement the platform in cloud environments. He has good experience in hosting platform using Microsoft Azure by leveraging PaaS services.
Nandan Sudarsanam is a faculty member in the Department of Management Studies and a core member of the Robert Bosch Center for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (RBCDSAI) at IIT Madras. He earned his PhD from the Engineering Systems Division at MIT, following which, he worked as a quantitative researcher for five years at a high-frequency algorithmic trading firm in New York. His research and work experience focuses on applications of experimentation, machine learning and the abstraction of data to models and algorithms.
Nirupama is a product designer with over 17 years of experience. She is adept at transforming concepts to visual designs. With her engineering perspective she creates rich user interfaces with superior digital user experience.
Sri Chaganty is the CTO at GAVS, and Co-founder of AppEnsure Inc. Sri has worked in the areas of Data Communications and Internet Technologies for the past 35 years and has introduced more than two dozen products for worldwide markets.
He holds five patents in the areas of High Availability and Clustering. He has served as IT Advisor for State Governments in India and as Board Member for several companies in the US and India.
Srini is a seasoned IT Professional with expertise in Social, Mobility, Analytics and Cloud Computing. He develops solutions that are futuristic in nature and in alignment with industry analysts. He is a seasoned enterprise IT expert, mainly in the areas of solution, integration and architecture, across structured, unstructured data sources. His latest work involves Natural Language Processing, Semantic Enrichment of Unstructured Data, Data Mining and Predictive Analytics.
Sumit is the CEO of GAVS Technologies and has been in the Information Technology industry for over 25 years. He is fascinated by emerging technology trends in Advanced Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Automation, and is promoting these competencies at GAVS. He is an award-winning author of the book ‘Success Breakthroughs’, that he co-wrote with Jack Canfield of the ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ series and other authors.
Suresh is an Associate Technical Director at GAVS and heads the ZIF Monitoring Platform. Suresh has end-to-end expertise in Native Applications, Web, Cloud, and Hybrid Platforms.
He has been instrumental in designing and building various components of ZIF, including the Environment Performance Management suite, the self-learning monitoring solutions and the Health Quadrant.
Suri Parthasarathy has over 24 years of experience in IT industry in Delivery, Program, Product and Operations Management across multiple verticals which include BFSI, Healthcare, Media & Publishing, Retail and Hospitality. He heads Location Zero at GAVS to drive Innovation and R & D in collaboration with IIT-Madras.
Vasudevan has around 2 decades of experience across various roles that include Digital Transformation, Product Engineering, Program Delivery, among others. He currently oversees the engineering for Analyse and Predict modules of ZIF.
Bill Aimetti is an acknowledged leader in the BFS industry as well as in Capital Markets. He is a Regent at Seton Hall University and has been Advisor to international IT companies. He has an extensive background in developing people, increasing corporate efficiencies, lowering operating costs, increasing product offerings, lowering risk profile while stimulating overall growth and quality.
In his previous engagements, Bill has served as President and Chief Operating Officer at The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation(DTCC) in 2007 and was a member of DTCC’s board of Directors.