Uma Balakrishnan – Chief Executive Officer
Avinash Arole – President & Chief Operating Officer
As a President of Axcend since 2015, Mr. Avinash Ever since he took over the role of Axcend’s President in 2015, Mr. Avinash Arole has full leadership responsibility for driving and overseeing the System Integration (SI) partner business and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) in the international market.
Avinash brings with him a wealth of experience of over 22 years working in Automation and Telecom industries, leading large teams and serving customers globally by creating long lasting business relationships.
Srinivas Mantripragada – Chief Finance Officer
Mr. Srinivas Mantripragada is the CFO of Axcend and primarily oversees strategic opportunities, funding and growth initiatives while focusing on profitability and process improvements. He also pilots the Finance, HR and IT verticals.
Srinivas has over 28 years of professional experience in financial and operations management, process and performance improvements, and mergers and acquisitions. Having worked in well-known Indian and international companies in IT, ITES, E-Commerce and Start-ups, he has rich experience in leading and managing large teams.
Shankar Karanth – Program Manager
Mr. Shankar Karanth heads the Axcend international pre-sales team, works cross-functionally with Project Managers and Delivery Heads, and handles commercials for end-to-end customer engagement.
Shankar comes from a rich Automation background and has an accomplished professional career spanning 20+ years, with vast experience in Project Management, Program Management, Business Development and Delivery in the domain of Industrial Automation, Manufacturing IT and new-age industrial technologies.
Prakash Kallumarri – Program Manager
Mr. Prakash Kallumarri is a senior Program Manager handling both domestic and international accounts. Prakash, who was incidentally the first Axcendian to be employed back in 2001, has built a reputation for delivering projects in-time with top notch quality.
A business professional with 15+ years of experience, Prakash has worked with major Automation OEMs and has strived to stay ahead of the curve with the latest technological advancements. He brings to the table a strong grounding and vast experience in solution architecting, design, development and implementation of the projects.