Vinay Narayana Swamy

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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

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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

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Niyogi Krishnappa

Niyogi is an energetic go-getter, with 18 years of experience in the IT industry and in client servicing. Niyogi is responsible for client relationship management, new client acquisition, and business development. As a global delivery solutions expert, he focuses on defining best-breed solutions for Opteamix clients. 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.

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.

Walt Carper

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Walt Carper

Walt Carper as Senior Vice President of Delivery owns the leadership of Opteamix’s delivery organization in North America and drives Opteamix’s global practices and capabilities, providing local accountability and seamless integration of services to ensure a successful outcome for our client. Walt brings with him leadership experience gained from his 25 plus years of IT management experience with Fortune 500 firms across North America. He is an experienced software delivery leader with proven track record of turning businesses challenges into success stories through high-quality service delivery.

Prior to his appointment at Opteamix, Walt served as Vice President – IT for Maximus Inc., one of America’s largest health and human services provider responsible for software delivery, budget development, performance and introduction of innovation and best practices across his portfolio. He has also worked with well-known firms across North America including Microsoft, NASDAQ, Turner Broadcasting, TIAA-CREF, Ernst & Young etc.

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

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Raghurama Kote

Kote is a seasoned entrepreneur with a demonstrated track record of translating business vision into measurable outcomes. He is recognized for his expertise in building large global delivery centers. He focuses on strategic and operational excellence while offering leadership to all the Opteamizers. He oversees software delivery, human resources, and finance functions to ensure Opteamix achieves its projected goals. He provides effective and inspiring leadership by being actively involved in all Opteamix programs and services, working with teams to build an environment of trust.

Kote is deeply passionate about providing basic necessities such as health, education, and shelter for the underprivileged in India. He is the founder of "Right to Live", a social technology platform that aims to connect the less privileged with the healthcare ecosystem, including financial donors.

Kote’s keen sense of business acumen is an outcome of his prior leadership roles as the President of India for NYSE-listed CIBER Inc., Founder and CEO of Iteamic (Acquired by CIBER), and Senior Partner at Ivega Corporation. He has a degree in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Mysore.