Leadership

  • Ashok Bakthavathsalam

    Founder, Director, KGiSL Group of Companies

    As the Founder and Director of KG Information Systems Private Limited, he has been responsible for KGISL's growth by playing a key role in both leadership and management of the company. He has been able to predict the industry trends much ahead, which resulted in the tremendous growth of IT and BPO services at KGISL. KGISL literally pioneered the growth of the IT Services and BPO services in Coimbatore since 1996. Under his leadership, KGISL has established the following:

    -Data Security Management
    -Document & Content Management
    -Database Operations Management
    -Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence Management

    KGISL has also established:

    -KG Financial Software P Limited - a pure software solutions and product company catering exclusively to the BFSI industry including the likes of HSBC, Merill Lynch, ABN Amro, UBS, Macquarie and Morgan Stanley
    - Hirotec India, the industry leader, providing top quality, closure panel solutions to the automotive industry
    - Coimbatore Hitech Infrastructure Limited (CHIL) - one of Tamil Nadu's largest product-specific Special Economic Zone (SEZ) serving the IT/ITeS industry in Coimbatore. CHIL-SEZ has become home to some of large multinational companies, viz. Robert Bosch, Cognizant and Dell International, thereby elevating Coimbatore as a premier destination in the IT map of India

    KGISL Trust:

    He was instrumental in establishing KGISL Trust, which has sponsored three academic institutions which excel in their ability to
    - provide real-world exposure to aspiring IT professionals and for its innovative instructional technologies
    - emphasis on “Learning by Doing” to build skills and
    - “Earn-while-you-learn” opportunities making its students industry ready
    KGISL-Institute of Information Management (KGISL-IIM), an industry sponsored post graduate institute offering the 3-year MCA program KG College of Arts and Science (KGCAS), the fastest growing, quality oriented Arts and Science institution in the Coimbatore region KGISL Institute of Technology (KiTE), an engineering college with a strong focus on Research

    K.G. Hospital

    -Pioneered the concept of Medical Transcription in the Hospital
    -Ensuring the attainment of management objectives through effective leadership and management/administration of the Hospital
    -Instrumental in conducting over 1,00,000 free IOL surgeries to the poorer sections of the society

    Memberships/appointments

    -Member of Task Force on Information Technology, Government of Tamil Nadu
    -Member of Task Force on Information Technology, Government of India
    -Chairman,Confederation of Indian Industry (CII),Coimbatore

    Awards and Recognitions

    -Best ICT Entrepreneur from Tamil Nadu, 2011 - from Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu,
    -Lifetime Achievement Award in Information Technology - Lions Club International
    -Best Entrepreneur Award for 2009 - Coimbatore Management Association

    Educational Qualification

    -M.S. (Computer Engineering) Syracuse University, New York

  • Sridharan SrinivasaluOpen or Close

    Director, Co-Founder, KGiSL Group of companies

    Sridharan holds a key position in Strategic planning, Vision and Direction, establishing core business segments and providing technical and functional support to IT and ITES business units. Sridharan has tremendous experience in the working of multiple platforms and technologies to provide cutting edge software solutions to various market segments in the areas of Manufacturing, Healthcare, Finance, Engineering and Transportation. He started his IT career at the Computer Centre, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India in 1980.

    Earlier in his career, Sridharan founded Supreme Computer Systems, Coimbatore which provided IT services to more than 40 clients in and around Coimbatore, offering data processing and software solutions to Textiles, Engineering, Trading, Transportation and Advertising industry verticals.

    Currently, Sridharan is based out of Oregon, United States and looking after the US operations and is responsible for growth of this geography across multiple vertical sectors like healthcare, financial and certain niche service sectors like database management, infrastructure management services.

    Educational Qualification

    • B.E. (Electrical) PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore

  • Parthasarathe PalanisamyOpen or Close

    Director - IT & Operations, KG Information System Private Limited.

    Exposure and Responsibilities

    Partha is the Director - IT & Operations of KG Financial Software Private Limited (KGfSL). Partha is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of KGfSL's sales and delivery teams and leads the company’s efforts towards execution excellence and maintenance of its current growth momentum.

    Partha joined KGiSL group in 2000. He has worked his way up handling some of the challenging projects within KGiSL group.

    During the formation of KGfSL in 2004, Partha took over the responsibility of building the business line of providing back office solution in the capital markets space. Since then With the help of a mid-sized team, Partha has added several products and repositioned KGfSL to align with industry vertical.

    Over the years, Partha has gained good prominence amongst KGfSL's team of experts and managers and has laid a strong foundation amongst every individual team member to take up the onus and responsibility for transforming KGfSL business to its current scale and expanding the size of its offerings through comprehensive solutions and services in the BFSI sector.

    Awards and Recognitions

    • Best Employee Award - from Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam (Former President of India).

    Educational Qualification

    • B.E (EEE) Anna University