Vengatesh (CRV) is a Chartered Accountant by profession, whose business acumen made him venture into business. Having his career debut with Frazer & Ross, he now has 25+ years of professional and business experience covering the areas of finance, accounting and business management. He is a member of the board of directors of Teknoturf, Atna Technologies, Gramener, Nilgiri Glenburn Tea and Peopleturf. Vengatesh is also a founding Charter Member of TiE-Coimbatore and an active volunteer of The Art of Living.
Teknoturf has been his passion and being a maverick of sorts, his style of leadership is quite refreshing. The independence and free environment provided, induces people to take up responsibility and deliver high levels of quality that is endorsed by him.
George is a Certified Enterprise Architect with 20+ years of IT experience and has been with Teknoturf since inception in 1997. Having been a top notch trainer for a part of his career, he has a rich experience in consulting, developing and architecting large scale projects across different domains like Telecom, Banking, Insurance, Airways, Retail and others. He demonstrates expertise in executing complete project lifecycle of software products, including requirements definition, design, development and application testing. His technical expertise includes Web Technologies (Java/J2EE), Integration Technologies (Web Services, MQ, JMS), IBM Filenet and IBM SOA Suite (Message Broker, Data Power, Process Server, ESB, Service Registry, and Business Monitor).
His holistic deep knowledge of the IT Industry and his ability to simplify complex tasks makes him a nifty mentor and a much sought after technical consultant.
Uma Thirugnanam has two decades of rich experience in Services Sales, Enterprise Sales, Engagement Management, Account Management, Marketing, Program Management, Business Management, Business Partner Management, Channel management, Corporate Marketing, Public Relations, Teaching and College administration, Training, Content creation, Facilitating, Coaching and Mentoring.
She worked in IBM India with the Software Services and Business Partner teams. Prior to that, she enjoyed teaching Business communication to undergraduate business students. She partners with customers and employees in a thought provoking and creative process to inspire them to maximize their personal and professional potential, as a Business coach, Learning consultant, Facilitator and Mentor.
At Teknoturf, Uma focusses on Strategizing alliances, designing sales plays, and branding learning offerings.
Vanitha prides herself being one of the first team members with Teknoturf since its inception in 1997. Having been a trainer herself, and with 27+ years of experience in training business and delivery, she comprehends the nuances of the customer need, the urgency and likewise the actions required for smooth execution of technical and soft skills trainings. She worked with NIIT Coimbatore for four years as their Chief Co-ordinator anchoring the technical team, following which she worked in one of the top Educational Institutions to design, develop and deliver Computer Science subjects.
Her people management skills focus on empowering people to bring out their best. As a mentor to her colleagues, students, career aspirants and working professionals, she makes every effort to connect with them. Being at Teknoturf is her passionate hobby as she takes personal responsibility to ensure every training delivery is up to the industry standards and customer expectations.