Madhusudhan Mysore is CEO and Executive Chairman at Tata Communications Transformation Services (TCTS).
Madhu assumed the role as CMD after successful stints of over a decade at Tata Communications and TCTS, where he led Engineering, IT Global operations and customer experience management. Prior to this, Madhu has led several leadership positions across leading multinational organisations such as, BPL, AT&T, and Lucent. His career spans over three decades in the telecom industry.
He is credited with driving business growth, building momentum for high growth around new and evolving technology services that includes wireless, NFV, SDN, Mobility services, etc. He is also steering the state of the art professional services capabilities across the globe, including integrating and developing partnerships for TCTS.
In his previous stint as a Head of Global Operations at Tata Communications, Madhu has led support services for Global Carrier (Data and Voice) & Enterprise Managed Services that includes, service delivery, service assurance, service management, infrastructure management, data centre solutions, managed security services, billing/collections services.
Madhu has earned a Bachelor of Engineering from University of Vishweshwaraya College of Engineering (UVCE) Bangalore, India.
TV Chalapathi Rao is the Global Delivery Head at Tata Communications Transformation Services (TCTS).
Chalapathi is one of the founding members of TCTS and has assumed various leadership roles, including the Head of TCTS in 2012-13. Prior to TCTS, he joined Tata Communications over a decade ago in the leadership role driving networks and equipment planning. Prior to joining the Tata Communications, Chala was the COO at IComm.
Chalapathi Rao brings over three decades of experience spanning technical, operations, projects, and sales roles in the telecommunications industry. Post the de-regularisation of telecom industry, Chala moved into the private sector as a Head of Networks Planning for BPL Mobile in Mumbai (one of the first GSM Networks in India), after which he moved to Lucent Technologies and was responsible for designing and deploying Basic Services, GSM and CDMA Network in multiple states across India.
He started his career with Bharat Electronics (Ministry of Defence Establishment) as a Research and Development Engineer. He has also served as a Divisional Project Manager in Indian Railways where he established Digital Exchanges, Digital Microwave Systems and OFC Systems.
Chala has earned a Masters in Engineering (ME) from the prestigious Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and Master of Science, MS (Finance) and CFA from ICFAI, Hyderabad.
Sobhanbabu Chunduru is Country Head, ANZ at Tata Communications Transformation Services (TCTS).
Sobhanbabu brings close to three decades of extensive experience in network operations, managed services and leading offshore delivery centres. He experience spans across R & D, Manufacturing operations, Quality and Technical Marketing functions with leading telecom vendors and service providers. His work on team's modelling for 'Quantitative Benchmarking of Network Operations Maturity' was nominated for Solution Excellence Award by the TM Forum in 2012.
Prior to joining the Tata Communications, he has led several leadership and supervisory roles at Corning Incorporated, Siemens, Lucent and Hindustan Cables Limited.
Sobhanbabu has earned a Bachelors in Engineering from the prestigious Indian Institute of Science and a Bachelors in Physics from Andhra University. He was also awarded DANIDA Fellowship in Fibre Optics in Denmark.
Umasree Kotamraju is Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Tata Communications Transformation Services (TCTS).
Umasree brings over two decades of experience spanning across Telecom, NBFC, Infrastructure, Pharmacy and Leisure industries. Her functional expertise, include - Fiscal planning, assurance, internal control and compliances.
In her previous role as a Revenue Controller with Tata Communications, Umasree was responsible for assurance and reporting of Global Revenues and receivables for its voice and data business. She has over twelve years of experience in the telecom sector, gained from her association with Tata Communications and Airtel.
Umasree was the first woman Principal Finance Officer at Airtel, Heading Finance for Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh telecom circle. She has also been recognised with Peoples’ Manager Award, and strongly believes in driving efficiency through automation and quality tools.
Umasree has earned a Bachelor in Commerce from University of Delhi and is an Associate Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).
As the Program Management Office Head at Tata Communications Transformation Services (TCTS), Sharad Katiyar manages organisation level various transformation programs of business/delivery enablement, global partnerships & alliances and delivery partner management. In his previous role he has managed pan India service delivery for some of the key customers of TCTS.
He brings close to 30 years of experience and has held leadership positions in organisations like AT&T, Lucent Technologies, Alcatel Lucent Technologies (now a part of Nokia). Prior to being the Head of India Delivery, he has also led Practice function of TCTS. Under this role, he spearheaded the creation and execution of service strategy roadmaps for TCTS customers.
As an accomplished leader, Sharad comes equipped with the ability to build strategic plans, direct and control the company’s operations to capitalise on emerging business opportunities, and drive profitability and customer satisfaction through improved organisational performance with focus on speed, cost and quality of execution. Being an accredited Project Management Professional (PMP) for the last 15 years, he is strongly passionate about the role of best-in-class Project Management Practices in all forms of Delivery and Operations.
Sharad has earned his Bachelor’s degree from the coveted Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, in Electronics and Communications, and his Master’s degree from the prestigious Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.