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.

Tony Hadzi

Tony Hadzi

As Founder & CEO at Opteamix, a company that is deep-rooted in its vision of reimagining technology to shape a brighter tomorrow, Tony oversees strategic decisions and provides strong guidance to the leadership team. His quest for continuous development of people and innovation in technology is primary and at the heart of uncompromised quality to the client.

Tony has served on numerous international forums and organizations focused on inclusive growth and creating long-term value. Prior to founding Opteamix, he held various high-level positions viz. Corporate Executive Vice President for CIBER Inc., where he was responsible for North American Operations and Global Delivery, founder and CEO for Q-DATA in the US, an $800 million global IT services company in South Africa Q DATA LIMITED (now Business Connexion).

Tony has been in an executive leadership role in the IT Services Industry for over 30 Years. His primary skills include: Developing IT services business or companies. Improving effectiveness in the entire services business model, including vertical go to market strategies, global integration and alignment. Developing new strategy, practice, product or concept for the IT services industry including efficient global delivery teams and centers. International business experience, including Mergers and Acquisitions and skilled in building or re-engineering new strategy to help the business perform. Extensive IT services business experience including technical, executive management, executive sales management and leadership.