Sudhindra’ founded contineo to build a world class products company from India. He has spent a significant part of his career working with leading product organizations around the world and providing R & D and product development services. Previously he was with MphasiS, an HP company, as vice president, head of global business development and technology solutions. A techie by education, he has held several positions such as software architect, head of Telecom software delivery unit, customer relationship manager for key accounts and head of technology business for APAC region. Sudhindra is an author and columnist - his articles and columns have been been published in Economic Times and Deccan Chronicle / Asian Age newspaper. Sudhindra’s first book titled "BPO-Sutra : True stories from India's BPO & Call Centers, an anthology portraying the life and times of people working in India's BPO & Call Centres" was published in Rupa & Co. in 2009 went on to become a national bestseller. It is now being published internationally. Sudhindra holds an Engineering degree in Telecommunications from Karnataka University
Balaji C R, President
C R Balaji, former Vice president of MphasiS – an HP company, has over two and half decades of experience in the international outsourcing and offshoring industry. From strategic planning to managing successful transitions and stabilizing offshore centers, Balaji has experience and expertise in all vistas of the industry. His specialty is roll out of complex IT systems for large organizations. He streamlined CIO operations and developed an Enterprise Architect Framework for MphasiS to service over 50,000 employees. He is passionate about customer delight and always seeks to establish a win-win model to help customers and customer’s customers improve their business.
With contineo, he synergizes his expertise in technology, customer delight and roll out of large IT systems to deliver a customer centric product and service and help higher education institutions realize significant value in academic autonomy through IT enablement. An alumnus of BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore, Balaji holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical engineering.
Aparna Mokhasi, Director
Aparna is founder Director of contineo. Hailing from a family of teachers, education and teaching are her passion. She is in-house expert on academic autonomy implementation. Her responsibility is to work with the design team to ensure that the software user interface is simple and easy to use for the end user. She holds a B.Sc in Electronics from Karnataka University. Aparna is a trained Hindustani classical singer and her favourite raga is Bhoopali.
Vinod Yardi, Associate Vice President, Customer Support
With a career spanning over 20 years, Vinod has worked with marquee firms like Xerox and Wipro Peripherals Limited in areas of customer support, logistics and regional business management. He is the architecting contineo’s “CTPD – Customer Touch Point Delight” a framework that aims to provide differentiated high quality service to the customers.
Vinod is a Commerce Graduate from Karnataka University Dharwad holds a DMM from IIMM, Bangalore. Listening to old classical Hindi songs and watching cricket are his hobbies.
Raghavendra Deshpande, Chief Architect
Raghu is passionate about technology and product development. His ability to envision the progressive product development starting at the kernel of the product and incrementally adding functionalities within the integrity of the overall framework has helped contineo deliver unique products to the marketplace. An MCA graduate from Viveswaraiah Technological University, Raghu has been with contineo from from the early days. An excellent chef, Raghu loves to experiment with different cuisines.
Shailaja Desai, Head of Business Excellence
Shailaja is the head of process and business excellence at contineo. She has been instrumental in formulating “c-spry “ the development methodology for contineo. A variant of the agile development methodology adapted to the Indian context. “c-spry” helps contineo deliver innovative products in-time and of robust quality. Shailaja is an MCA graduate from Viveswaraiah Technological University.