Vinay Narayana Swamy

Vinay Narayana Swamy

Vinay Narayana Swamy is responsible for marketing and business solutions at Opteamix. He is responsible for designing and executing marketing strategies and go-to-market initiatives. Additionally, he works closely with the sales and delivery teams on delivering business solutions to our clients. Vinay has prior expertise in Banking, Financial Services, and e-Commerce domains. His past roles have given him rich and diverse experience in the areas of marketing, transition and migration, business analysis, solution design, and market research.

Prior to Opteamix, Vinay was with CIBER, where he established a global pre-sales support and market research team. Vinay has worked in critical positions with Siemens, Infosys, and Thomson Reuters.

Vinay holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, an MBA in Marketing from University of Mysore, and a Certificate in Finance from the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ICFAI).

Shrinivas Ramanujan

Shrinivas Ramanujan

Shrinivas Ramanujan, affectionately called “Rama,” is responsible for managing solutions and service delivery at Opteamix. He is also responsible for leading and managing a high performance team that ensures exceptional service delivery through efficient implementation of technology and process directed at ensuring customer delight across all engagements. Rama brings over 20 years of experience in IT service delivery, program management, software development, and client management, and is a big proponent of using agile methodology for global delivery.

Prior to Opteamix, Rama was a Delivery Director with CIBER, where he played a pivotal role in managing its West Coast clients in the US, as well as establishing agile methodology as part of IT service delivery. Earlier in his career, Rama worked with companies such as Wipro, Siemens, Hexaware, and Aptech in critical roles.

Rama is a Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Practitioner, and Agile Practice Lead. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the National Institute of Technology (Raipur, India) and a MBA degree from TAPMI – TA Pai Management Institute (Manipal, India).

Niyogi Krishnappa

Niyogi Krishnappa

Niyogi is an energetic go-getter, with 18 years of experience in the IT industry and in client servicing. He has successfully led and driven global sales cycles for complex, long-term IT deals with multi-disciplinary distributed teams. His key strengths include strategy, IT sales, business planning and execution, and managing client relationships at the CXO level.

As Senior VP - Client Services at Opteamix, Niyogi is responsible for Client acquisition, Client relationship management, and Business development. He is a major proponent of the company's higher purpose 'Simplifying Greatness', and strongly believes that great results can be achieved by actively engaging his team members and giving each team member the tools, training, and resources needed to succeed and perform to their fullest potential. Prior to Opteamix, Niyogi served as Senior Vice President of Client Services at CIBER, following the acquisition of Iteamic, a company he co-founded in 2003, and for which he served as a Senior Partner.

Niyogi has a Bachelor's degree in Business Management from the University of Mysore and has undergone an Executive Management Program from the Indian School of Business - Hyderabad.

Specialties - Certified RPA Specialist | PMP | CSM | IBM Certified AS/400 Specialist | Sun Certified for Java

Walt Carper

Walt Carper

Walt brings with him the strategic vision, experience and mature judgment gained from his 20 years of leading complex Information Technology programs for multinational companies - with a particular focus on Digital Workforce, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Global Business Services (GBS). His greatest strength lies in leveraging his prowess in technology to turn customer challenges into success stories.

Walt is currently the Senior Vice President of Delivery at Opteamix - a Global Technology firm focused on Simplifying Greatness through delivering innovative solutions. He is responsible for delivery organization in North America and drives Opteamix's global practices and capabilities, providing local accountability and seamless integration of services.

Prior to his tenure at Opteamix, Walt served as Vice President - IT for Maximus Inc., one of America's largest health and human services provider, in addition to operational leadership positions in firms across North America including Microsoft, NASDAQ, Turner Broadcasting, TIAA-CREF and Ernst & Young, to name a few.

Walt holds a Masters in Systems Engineering from John Hopkins University and has a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) and has a certification from ITIL Foundation on Information Infrastructure.

Raghurama Kote

Raghurama Kote

Raghurama Kote - fondly known as Kote, is an entrepreneur and a visionary with a demonstrated track record of translating business vision into measurable actions. With over 20 years of experience in the IT Services Industry, Kote's keen business acumen has led him to play key leadership roles, viz. Founder and COO of Opteamix, the President of CIBER India, Founder and CEO of Iteamic, and a Senior Partner at Ivega Corporation.

He is currently the COO of Opteamix, a US-based global technology organization, that enables future-ready technologies for its partners, to co-create a brighter tomorrow. Opteamix is built on the principle of 'Simplifying Greatness' - where true greatness can be achieved by all, through fine-tuning of simpler, yet intrinsic details of the workings of the company. Kote personally believes that a happy workplace results in happier clients and is on a mission to actuate happiness by instilling a value system, that can be echoed and lived every day.

Kote's deep passion for philanthropy has given rise to Right To Live (www.righttolive.org), where the emphasis is made on providing basic needs of health, education, and shelter for the millions of underprivileged in India. Right to Live is a digital platform, wherein the less privileged connect with financial donors, hospitals, doctors, government, charitable organizations, and corporations.

Kote holds a degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Malnad College, Mysore University. Integrity, strong ethics and the ability to carry his team along with him has helped Kote build strong client relationships, create a transparent work environment and mentor successful leaders.