Late Dr. Siva Gayathri
A well-known thought leader in the offshore solutions managing large outsourcing deals for Fortune 500 companies, pioneered innovative business as well as unique service offerings in Technology and process outsourcing. She oversaw the evolution of Gagellan Global Solutions from a staffing firm to a software solutions provider with a global presence. She was responsible for driving the company's growth in revenue.
Mr. Rama Rao
Chairman & CEO
Mr. Rama Rao is Chairman & CEO of Gagellan Global Solutions is Global IT professional services company.
In addition to chairing the board of directors, Mr. Rama is responsible for Managing the company, formulating and executing long-term strategies and interacting with Clients, Employees, Investors and other stakeholders. He is Gagellan’s primary decision and policy-maker, setting the tone for the company’s values, ethics and culture.
In his 20-years career worked with HP, Dell, Razer, Citi, SingTel, Westpac. Mr. Rama has held a wide variety of leadership positions across key parts of his Career & Business. Prior to becoming CEO in September 2016, he was Business Director of Gagellan in Singapore for Banking & Financial, Capital Market, Risk Management, Supply Chain, E-Commerce’s, Program Management Services serving major clients in the Banking, Capital markets, Risk Management and E-Commerce’s Industries. Rama is a transformational, people-oriented and results-driven leader. He is a Global Business Leader with experience across the Europe and Asia Pacific region.
Mr. Rama exemplifies Gagellan’s commitment to helping its clients achieve high performance. He is a proven leader with deep expertise in developing strong client relationships, a passion for building outstanding client teams and a disciplined focus on operations and execution. Rama is a Technology visionary and evangelist who drives the measurable adoption of digital in daily Business operations, not only for clients, but also within Gagellan.
He holds a Masters in Management from Pune University India.
Chief Strategy Officer & Director of Marketing
Mr. Mahendra is the Chief Strategy Officer & Director of Marketing Gagellan Global Solutions Pvt Limited. In his role, he also leads the Investor Relations & Corporate Affairs functions for the company.
Since joining Gagellan Singapore in 2009, he has been instrumental in shaping company strategy and aligning it with the future business landscape. He championed Gagellan entry into Banking & Financial, Supply Chain Solutions. Prior to joining Gagellan he worked with Fortune 50 companies where he was responsible for Banking and Supply Chain Solution and ERP implementations. Before that Mahendra headed a multinational franchise for Kids IT education and was Global sales and Marketing director for a Metallurgical and Chemical Manufacturing Company. Mahendra is having a Master’s in Business Administration and has a sharp acumen on Marketing and Implementing Business Strategies.
Ms. Sree Madhuri
Director of Human Resources
Ms. Sree Madhuri is the Director of Human Resources at Gagellan. As a member of the leadership team of the company, she is planning initiatives to build a skilled and diverse workforce. In her 14-year career, she worked in diverse roles and platforms across India and USA. She is on the board of Ennoble Group, a trusted Business Partner of Gagellan. Sree’s core skills include Talent Acquisition, Personnel Management, Performance Management, Payroll Management, Compensation and Benefits, Negotiations, Training and Development, Talent Engagement and Learning & Development initiatives. Sree is a dynamic, versatile and accomplished professional with significant Human Resource Management and Executive Recruiting Experience. Her background encompasses IT, Insurance, Education, Professional Services, Management Consulting. She is responsible for diverse facets of each employee's career, from recruitment to hiring to various aspects of their job while employed. She effectively executes policies and procedures and keeps the workforce motivated and productive. As the HR Director, she is contributing significantly to improve processes and introduced many new initiatives. In her experience, Sree was instrumental in the transformational journey and shaped people, processes and organization structure in her previous associations. Sree joined Gagellan in 2016 and is a HR practitioner for over a decade, having worked in organizations such as i3 Software and Kernex. Currently, she is responsible for envisioning the roadmap for HR, driving strategy and implementing operational priorities aligned with the overall organizational mandate. Sree is passionate about training and exploring new ideas in HR and organization development. Sree is based in Hyderabad.
Mr. Durga Rao
Adviser to Gagellan Global Solutions
Mr. Durgarao, an adviser to Gagellan Global Solutions brings more than four decades of experience in structuring of managing of engineering & quality management of engineering consulting in designing and establishing Oil, Natural Gas, Energy & Petro-Chemical complexes with inbuilt knowledge of relationship management & interpersonal skills with strong problem solving and organizational abilities.
Prior to Gagellan, Durgarao was heading Quality Management of energy sector in an Italian MNC giant AnsaldoEnergia S.P.A and was heading Quality Management of OIL/NATURAL GAS/PETRO-CHEMICAL sector in DUETSCH BABCOCK MNC giant International Development and Engineering Associates.
Durgarao was a major team player in completing many industrial units including Jamnagar Refinery, Ravva Oilfield in Godavari basin, Raffimate purification plant in Cochin Refinery, Hydrogen Plant for Mangalore Refinery, 2 x 210 MW lignite based power plant at Neyveli etc. and he was responsible for quality management & timely commissioning of the projects. Durgarao also developed from grass root level and handled dedicated third party inspection services for Oil/Refinery/Petro-Chemical/Energy sectors and delivered services successfully to many Industrial Organizations.
Durgarao holds a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Andhra University Engineering college and member in number of professional organizations such as ASME, IIW, AWS etc.
Head of Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific
Bhavana Penneru is the Head of Sales & Marketing at Gagellan Global Solutions Pvt Limited.
As a young Entrepreneur with new Ideas in Next Generation Technologies like IOT (Internet of Things) and Cloud based Technologies Platforms holds a Bachelor Degree in Microbiology, taken a Software Engineering Course from NIIT, with her experience on various client focussed roles cutting edge across Banking & Financials, Credit& Market Risk management, Manufacturing & Hi-Tech, Telecom, Retail, Pharma, Trade Analytics platforms and Supply Chain.
Brings to bear global experience with deep exposure to the APAC, UK and Indian markets. During her career, she has led APAC Sales, Global P&L responsibilities, 360 degree partnerships, System Integration and Product Engineering Business, and has been instrumental in turning around many large-scale transformational deals.
Bhavana is not new to Gagellan. While she started her career as a Management Trainee with Data Analytical Products, she has worked with clients like Microsoft, Cristie, Adobe, Dell, Ingram Micro and Altova. As the Head of APAC Sale and marketing, she will leverage her diverse experience to grow and transform the Gagellan APAC business.
Bhavana is an active Industry speaker and has many publications to her name. She is also on the Advisory Board Member of Gagellan and has couple of Start-ups initiatives.