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PRASHANTH B PANDURANGA prashanth.panduranga@gmail.

com
Tel: 080-23374563; 7259767006, 7760824671
UK: 07831855309 (Valid till end of Jan 2015)

DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY

Innovative information technology executive with demonstrated success directing business transformation,
and recommending IT strategies in large organizations. Established track record as a Technology evangelist
and change catalyst who collaborates with other executives and teams to rationalize IT landscape, simplify
business processes and deliver bottom line measurable benefit while implementing best-in-class
innovative and creative solutions. An energetic and visionary leader with a passion for people
development, spearheading Architectural Centre of Excellence and Enterprise Architecture Practices

KEY STRENGTHS

Strategic Initiatives and planning Client Needs Analysis Vendor relationship


Infrastructure Optimization Cross-Organization management
Portfolio/Application rationalization Collaboration IT Talent management
Emerging Technology & Market Budget and Cost Systems Integration &
Assessments management Administration
Training, Development, &
Mentoring

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Extensive experience in Enterprise Architecture, IT Strategy, Enterprise Portfolio Management, EA


Maturity assessments, Business Capability Modeling, Strategic Capability Analysis, EA Governance,
Transition Planning, Business driver analysis, roadmap creation and delivery management. TOGAF,
Gartner, Zachman, pragmatic PF2
Strong Cloud technologist and fundamental mastery of cloud platforms such as Amazon web
Services (AWS), Windows Azure, Google cloud platform, Rackspace and Century Link and its many
dimensions of scalability, performance, auto provisioning, Dev Ops, etc. Created frameworks around
Cloud migration, lift and shift, Cloud Portfolio assessment, Cloud testing as a service, cloud
deployment automation, Cloud scheduling, Cloud pricing and TCO
Indepth knowledge and Champion of technologies such as Internet of things, Machine to Machine
(M2M), Predictive Analytics, Complex Event Processing, InMemory Analytics, Virtualization, 3D
Printing, Augmented Reality, with heavy focus on optimizing IoT protocols such as AMQP, MQTT,
CoAP, STOMP, DDS etc.
Speaker at various conferences and organizations such as SharePoint Technical Conference, Boston,
Target Corporation, Symphony Teleca, Honeywell etc. on various topics such as Enterprise
Architecture practices, Cloud Computing, cloud programming and testing, Performance
Management in SharePoint, Agile methodologies etc.
http://www.sptechcon.com/Boston2011/speakers.html,
Extremely strong in Information architecture with extensive research and implementation
experience in various NoSQL databases, CAP theorem, BigData, Consistency models, etc
http://prashanthpanduranga.wordpress.com/2013/12/23/why-nosql-ok-but-why-so-many/
Energetic evangelist in technical competency building, Vertical/COE development, who is
passionate about motivating others
https://prashanthpanduranga.wordpress.com/2014/09/12/techsharp-going-beyond-architecture-
center-of-excellence/
In-depth knowledge and experience in cost, time and risk management, project budget analysis,
Outsourcing strategies, budgeting and contract management with proven ability to deliver high
quality IT products and services on schedule and under budget
Adept Pre-Sales anchor handling pipelines, nurturing opportunities, creating winning RFPs, SOWs,
Basis of Estimates and other Proposal documents

EXPERIENCE
PRASHANTH B PANDURANGA Enterprise Architect, Cloud, Big Data architect, Director of Technology
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07/13 to Present
Organization: Aditi Technologies Pvt Ltd, Bangalore
Director of Technology, Head of TechSharp (T#) Architecture Group, EMEA PreSales and Delivery
Sample Clients: TUI, Correro, Microsoft, Tesco, Lebara, DoctorChambers, Ladbrokes, XploreMarket, Clarks,
Investec

Defined and recommended IT strategy and road map via Enterise Architecture assessments to
streamline global operations, reduce ongoing operating costs, improve infrastructure efficiencies,
consolidate and rationalizing systems across multiple clients mentioned above
Helped leverage IT as a strategic investment to drive business value in increased sales , predict
demand more accurately via advanced analytics and improved customer service as part of
Enterprise Architecture assessments
Recommended and Implemented an IT governance process to ensure business alignment with
priorities, resource allocation and spending
Identify operational efficiencies/bottlenecks across IT Operations calculate the TCO, provide a
indepth view at the total IT Spending as a percent of revenue/Operating Expense.
Conducted IT Maturity assessment via a custom built framework accessing IT ability to enable
productivity, business efficiency, and product and service innovation.
Provide Architecture recommendation for infrastructure optimization involving VMware ESX, ESXi,
within VI3, vSphere 4 and vSphere 5 environments with VirtualCenter management, LabManager,
vCloud Director, Consolidated Backup, DRS, HA, DPM, vMotion, VMware Data Recovery, VMware Site
Recovery Manager (SRM), vCenter Operations Manager, Horizon Workspace, Horizon Mirage,
ThinApp and VMware View desktop virtualization infrastructure (VDI).
Conducted Competitor Analysis, Alignment of the same with the business vision and alignment to
the organizations technical capability
Defined and implemented DevOPS, Continuous Development, Continuous Integration strategy at
various clients which included full suite including Application containers, build tools, code review,
code insight, change management (DB), data center configuration management, dependency
management, deployment automation, issue tracking, complete suite of automated testing, and
systems monitoring with tools such as puppet, CMDB systems, Chef, Nagios, Jira, GreenHopper,
Crucible, FishEye, Brewmaster, Capistrano, GIT, Confluence, SVN, Octopus deploy, Perforce etc.
Recommended ITIL operations practices to bring a level of discipline to the systems operations
factory and reducing system outages
Defines and execute technology strategies across business segments and locales, including
virtualization, SaaS/cloud computing migrations, and other pragmatic business/technology
implementations
Provide Architecture insight for cloud patterns including CQRS, Event Sourcing, Asynchronous
messaging, Auto Provisioning and scaling, with various cloud providers including
products/frameworks such as Akamai, Chukwa, HDFS, Simian Army (Chaos Monkey, Latency
Monkey, Doctor, Conformity, Janitor, Security, 10-18 Monkey) , Chaos Gorilla, EC2, Elastic Load
Balancing, S3, Glacier, EBS, RDS, RedShift, ElastiCache, CloudWatch, EMR, Kinesis, Amazon SQS,
SWF, AppStream, HDInsight, Microsoft DocumentDB, Redis Cache, StorSimple, Machine Learning,
StreamAnalytics, Data Factory, EventHubs
Created Enterprise Architecture Group T# within Aditi and evangelized the acceptance of the group,
implemented various programs such as Architectural best practices, Governance group,
Architectural Risk registry, knowledge base, Technology Positioning System, Tech Counselling, Open
Tech Discussions, Value portal, Pre-Sales Checklist/Questionnaire, Lunch and Learns, Social Presence
Drive, Enterprise Framework, Gap Drives, Pipeline Monitoring System, Training Tools, Architectural
Roadmaps, <>CODETAG, ArchiMeDes, SMAC Labs and more.
Conducted global Hackathon across regions, India Bangalore, Coimbatore, Pune, Hyderabad,
Gurgaon. Russia, Poland. https://prashanthpanduranga.wordpress.com/2014/12/06/archon/
Conducted Cloud assessments, customer workshops, migration roadmaps, create/review
estimations for the same including evaluations of cloud service providers such as AWS, Google
Cloud Platform, Windows Azure, Rackspace, Oracle, SAP, SalesForce , Century Link etc.
PRASHANTH B PANDURANGA Enterprise Architect, Cloud, Big Data architect, Director of Technology
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Having a deep understanding of cloud design patterns architected multiple applications as a SAAS
solution on Windows Azure leveraging Web Role, Worker Roles, Azure Service Bus and multi-tiered
Multi tenancy system
Was part of multiple implementations of NoSQL databases, analyzed the requirements and
recommended solutions on BigData Analytics including Augmented Reality, Predictive Analysis,
Complex Event Processing. http://prashanthpanduranga.wordpress.com/2013/12/23/why-nosql-ok-
but-why-so-many/
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02/12 to 07/13
Organization: HCL New Zealand
Enterprise Architect
Client: Department of Corrections, New Zealand

Recommended and implemented service delivery processes and solutions to improve the portfolio
service stability thus improving processes for IT delivery
Created and implemented Technology Roadmap and strategy for the Department of Corrections by
merging technology trends and business initiatives
Orchestrated strategic initiatives such as Legacy Modernization and middleware replacement and
implemented them in a politically charged environment
Implemented Architecture Framework (TOGAF and Zachman), Processes, Governance structure and
best practices
Thought Leader for a strategic Initiative on Legacy Modernization which lead to savings of 180 FTE
Hours.
Formed and Lead the Corrections vertical across Wellington and Chennai
Prepared Project Briefs, Preliminary Business case and Business case, Carried out budget
preparation, estimation and bids along with producing various proposals, planning and necessary
contracts.
Provided architectural support for various tactical and strategic project initiatives such as Document
Generation, Document Migration, Justice Sector Interface (JSI), Electronic Operating Model, Tuxedo
replacement, Security, Prisoner Self Service and New Stack.
Authored and maintained Architecture Realization, Blue prints and High Level Solution Architecture
documents and templates
Created Foundation components including security, data access (NHibernate Helper), Resource
Helper, OData Coordinator, Controller Orchestrator, logging and diagnostics, Auditing, Service Bus,
SCOM integrated Monitoring to be used across the portfolio
Practiced Performance Engineering and Performed extensive performance analysis, improved
performance in the projects, mentored other developer resource in performance tools and practices
Performed various POCs, Product Evaluations
Created and helped implement an Active/Passive Disaster Recovery Solution

10/10 to 02/12
Organization: Technosoft Corporation, India
Head of Microsoft Center of Excellence
Delivery Manager, Bangalore
Clients: Sidoti LLC, Towers Watson, Summit Health, Microsoft

Formed and lead the Microsoft Center of Excellence with research and development emphasis on
Cloud Computing, Mobile Computing, Microsoft Lync Server, Microsoft SharePoint 2010,
Virtualization and Microsoft Dynamics
Offer necessary on site administration along with proper quality control measures for ensuring the
entire project finish on time and due budget.
Carried out budget preparation, estimation and bids along with producing various proposals,
planning and necessary contracts.
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Established technology and application architectures and component/composite products to


accelerate new market introductions such as Cloud, Cross platform Mobile development, App-V,
Hyper-V application packaging and virtualization
Provided architectural support for the Towers Watson and Summit Health Projects, while being
responsible for delivery for Sidoti project.
Formed and Lead the Architecture group creating a horizontal Architecture support for teams across
Bengaluru and Chennai
Part of multiple client presentations and pre-sales activities, Performed technical Audit or all the
projects involved and made recommendations to change and followed up on the implementation
Created a base framework including security, data access, logging and diagnostics for the
organization to be used for multiple projects.
Performed Extensive Load Testing and recommended various infrastructure and system
improvements
Performed various POCs on cloud computing, Andriod development, IOS development, Mobile web
development with Microsoft .NET compact framework
Developed and mentored Projects on Microsoft Azure, Amazon cloud platforms, Android, Xamarin,
Appcelerator, XCode, and other platforms

02/09 to 10/10
Organization: Technosoft Corporation, USA
Client: State of Colorado, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Solutions Architect

Provided architectural leadership for a team of 40, ownership of end to end technical delivery and
artifacts
Created a continuous Integration solution using TFS, proposed SCRUM methodology, set up
templates, identified architectural components, performed initial sizing analysis, and set up back up
and growth strategies.
Defined, coordinated and implemented infrastructure to support business operations including
Business Continuity plan (BCP), a full-fledged Active Active Disaster Recovery(DR) solution across all
layers ensuring no single points of failure, established required server equipment, LAN, VPN,
Terminal Services, Port Configurations, security rules and firewalls which included Enterprise farm
environment comprising of 55 virtual servers, 7 environments (Sandbox, Production, End user
training, Training, UAT, Test and Dev)
Owned the Security, Provider, Load Testing, Interfaces, Data Collection Tool and Help modules apart
from the overall solution architecture, designed and developed SOA based architecture with WCF
services and ESB implementation alongside BizTalk Services.
Co-Authored/provided technical material for client deliverables namely, Application Architecture
Blueprint, Application overview manual, Data flow diagrams document, detailed system design
including Object diagrams, design specs, Physical Data Model(PDM), Logical Data Model (LDM),
Data dictionary, Implementation plan, Initial application software, installation of the system, system
documentation, system security, User, system, and operations manual and more

06/07 to 02/09
Organization: Sogeti
Principal Consultant at Sogeti USA LLC, Chicago, USA A Cap Gemini Company
Clients: Insurance Auto Auctions, Mercer, Emmis Interactive

Presales anchor for creating Statement of work, Basis of estimates, project proposal outlining the
project plan, resource management, and projected budget
Lead through IT assessment resulting in business, Akzo Nobel was an example of client where I was
solely responsible for winning the proposal
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Was Active member of Microsoft Practice group, represented Sogeti at Architectural committee,
Mercer.
Designed a solution for high availability and disaster recovery. To maximize the use of the
equipment all the participating sites were made active.
Recommended SQL replication for real time replication and log shipping for delayed replication
Designed the architecture for modifying the application to be world ready. (Internationalization,
globalization and localization), taking in to account data privacy regulations of various countries
Performed best fit analysis and made recommendations for various different tools like Aspose,
SpreadsheetGear, Mind-Fusion, Farpoint, Infragistics, CSLA (Component based scalable Logical
architecture), Dundas, SSRS Charts etc
Performed various levels of performance analysis and made recommendations for the same.
Compressed binaries at various levels to minimize network traffic
Worked with a solution which replaced MSMQ with compute cluster Server 2003.
Designed and implemented a Google page creator similar website in .NET.
Since performance was a major criteria, designed the application to dynamically generate ASPX
pages and ASCX controls on the fly.

Additional Projects

12/05 to Organization: IFlowsoft LLC


06/07 Client: Credit Suisse
Role: Architect
Chicago, USA
10/04 to Organization: IFlowsoft LLC
12/05 Client: Humana Inc
Role: Lead Developer
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
2/04 to03/05 Organization: Iconsoft Consulting Group INC,
Client: Merrill Lynch
Role: Lead Analyst
New Jersey, USA
8/03 to 1/04 Client: Miller Brewing Co
Role: Senior Developer
Wisconsin, USA
5/03 to 8/03 Client: MOVADO & EBI Medicals
Role: Senior Developer
New Jersey, USA
8/00 to 2/03 Monmouth University
Role: Graduate Assistant/Developer
New Jersey, USA

EDUCATION AND AWARDS

Master of Science in Computer Science, (M.S) Monmouth University, New Jersey, USA
Diploma in Computer Technology, Needs, Bangalore
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, (B.E) MSRIT, Bangalore
Outstanding Service award 2009, Deloitte Consulting, LLP

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Languages/Stack: C#, VB, C, C++, ASP, Java, J#, F#, Python, PERL, GO, PHP, LAMP
Frameworks/Resources: .NET, J2EE, MFC, FLEX. STL, ATL, COM/DCOM, CORBA, CSLA, DNN, EL,
Cairngorm, MVC, MVP, Entity Framework, PIKA (AMQP), Durandal, Angular, NodeJS,
BoilerPlateJS, JQuery, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, EmberJS, Bootstrap, EmberJS
Cloud Environments IAAS, SAAS, PAAS, Windows Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Computing
platform, Force.com, Savvis, CenturyLink, Rackspace, CloudFront, Akamai, Chukwa,
HDFS, Simian Army (Chaos Monkey, Latency Monkey, Doctor, Conformity, Janitor,
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Security, 10-18 Monkey) , Chaos Gorilla, EC2, Elastic Load Balancing, S3, Glacier, EBS,
RDS, RedShift, ElastiCache, CloudWatch, EMR, Kinesis, Amazon SQS, SWF,
AppStream, HDInsight, Microsoft DocumentDB, Redis Cache, StorSimple, Machine
Learning, StreamAnalytics, Data Factory, EventHubs
Server: Windows Server, IIS, Host Integration Server, Microsoft Identity Integrated Server, Biz
Talk Server, Commerce Server, SharePoint Server, Nginx, Tornado, Compute cluster
Server, Java Web server, Apache Tomcat, Lucene (Search Server), GSA (Google
Search Appliance), Jetty(Web Server + Servlet Container), Solr, JBoss,
Internet: HTML, DHTML, SGML, CGI, PHP, VBScript, Java Script, ASP, XML, XSL, CSS, IIS, Spring,
Castle Windsor,
Databases/Tools: SQL Server, Oracle 10g, TOAD, Enterprise Manager, SQL Developer, Access, mySQL,
PL/SQL, ADO.NET, MongoDB, Neo4J, Riak, CouchDB, Redis, SAP HANA, MemCache,
HBase, Pig, Hive, MapReduce, SimpleDB
Testing/Other Tools: Visual Studio Team Suite Test Edition, Win Runner 6.0/7.0.1, Test Director 6.0, Load
Runner, NUnit, PAL, PerfMon, AWStats, SCOM, DevOPS, Chef, Puppet, Nagios, puppet,
Chef, Capistrano, Monit, Sensu, Bamboo, Git, Jira, Confluence, Octopus Deploy, SVN,
Subversion, Perforce, NewRelic, ChartBeat(Realtime WebAnalytics), Gomez (Web
Performance Management), JD Edwards, SAP, Microsoft Dynamics
Protocols: TCP/IP, FTP, HTTP, SMTP, SDLC, VOIP, SOAP, FIX, AMQP, MQTT, XMPP, CoAP, STOMP,
Multi/Macromedia/Tools: Expression, Flex, Flash, FreeHand, Fireworks, FarPoint Grid, Dream weaver,
Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw, AutoCAD, DirectX, Direct3D, DirectSound,
Middle ware: BizTalk, Web Sphere, Front step, RabbitMQ, Enterprise Service Bus, Azure Service Bus,
MSMQ, MULE ESB, WSO2, Tuxedo, iSeries, Web Sphere Message Broker, Oracle
Enterprise Bus, Talend ESB, NServiceBus, Windows Service Bus,
Modeling Tools: UML, Rational Rose, Microsoft Visio, Enterprise Architect, iGrafx
Mobility: Xamarin, Appcelerator (Titanium), IOS, Andriod, Microsoft, PhoneGap, Kony
Research Interest: M2M, Machine Learning, Augmented Reality, Predictive Analysis, 3D Printing, Legacy
Modernization

References Available on Request