Senior executive of IT Global Operations with more than 30 years of diverse experience in planning, design, implementation, customization and support of enterprise systems, software products and applications in large IT divisions •Expert on IBM mainframe • Expert on capacity and performance management • Strong knowledge on application systems analysis, design, development, testing, quality assurance and implementation • Strong experience on data center management, multi-site computer operations, infrastructure management, data communications, disaster recovery and business continuity • Strong knowledge on problem solving and crisis management • Strong knowledge of development and implementation of process and procedures • Experience on storage implementation • Project management.
Senior Vice President
August 2005 - September 2013
Head - Asia pacific Capacity Management
Global Head - Mainframe Performance
Lead and manage the capacity management function for mainframe zOS and distributed (Unix, Wintel, Linux) platforms and performance management for mainframe platform. Identify tuning opportunities for cost savings and application performance improvement and work closely with product and application teams in performance tuning. Predict capacity growth for business by correlating capacity with business drivers. Advice capacity upgrades requirements to senior management. Perform long term capacity planning. Develop process and procedures under ISO and ITIL. Interaction with all technology, business, application, external technology vendors and global teams.
Advisory IT Specialist
August 1995 - August 2005
Lead MVS, OS/390 and zOS mainframe support and operation, lead service delivery projects and new technology implementation
Provide Technical support for mainframe. Execute service delivery projects. Lead software products installation, testing and migration. Lead and drive the new technology implementations and support through strategic planning, building the business cases and customer presentations. Mentoring and building the team.
Ashok Leyland Information Technology
April 1994 - August 1995
Lead Mainframe Data Centre operations, MVS systems programmers and application developers
A part of the senior management team and lead a team of nearly 100 staffs supporting Mainframe Data Centre operations and application development, testing, quality assurance, implementation and support. Prepare business cases for execution of offshore software development, migration and support projects. Perform internal auditing. Project management. Team building and mentoring.
Deputy manager (systems)
Visakhapatnam Steel Plant
March 1983 - April 1994
Lead Data Centre operations, MVS systems and application programmers and network implementation
A part of the senior management team and lead a team of nearly 80 staffs supporting Mainframe Data Centre operations and application development, testing, quality assurance, implementation to support all functions in the company such as Financial management, HR and assets management. Responsible for technical evaluation, recommendations and external vendor management for all IT infrastructures requirement in the company.
Qualifications & Certifications
University College of Engineering