Dr. Ashok Bakthavathsalam

Founder & Managing Director

Ashok Bakthavathsalam is a successful entrepreneur who has led the growth of Global Software Services (GSS) and Business Support Services (BSS) at KG Information Systems Private Limited. His business acumen is perfectly complemented by the several years of valuable experience in technology management that he gained while working for leading Silicon Valley based high tech companies including Domestic Automation Company, San Carlos, California, USA (now Cellnet Schlumberger) and Hewlett Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA.

Dr. Ashok Bakthavathsalam received his Doctorate in Software Engineering at Anna University. Dr. Ashok has also been honored with a prestigious honorary Doctorate Degree in Science by the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University for his contribution towards the development of information technology sector in the city. He received a Master's degree in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University, NY, and a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from the PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.

Sridharan Srinivasalu

Executive Director

Sridharan is the Executive Director of KGiSL. He has about three decades of experience in the IT field. He has helped clients offering data processing and software solutions in textiles, engineering, trading, advertising and transportation industry verticals.

Sridharan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and he is involved in Strategic planning, Vision and Direction, establishing core business segments and providing technical and functional support to IT and ITES business units. He 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.

Jayamurali Balaguruswamy

Chief Executive Officer – Business Support Services

Jay is a Senior Executive with over 22 years of accomplished career in Business Development and Sales with over 14 years in Outsourcing, working out of multiple locations in India, Europe and North America. Built the Voice Business Support Services (BSS) team from ground-up since 2004 with focus on Customer Performance, Contract needs, C - Level Relationships and push for improved accountability. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.

Prassadh S Shanmugam

Chief Executive Officer – Global Software Services

Prassadh brings extensive experience in IT outsourcing, including software development and Business Support Services (BSS). Vast experience in using various business models including joint ventures, Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT), Build-Operate-Manage (BOM), alliances and partnerships. He is responsible for incubation, development and management of profit centers in KGiSL for Business Support Services and Global Software Services. Prassadh serves as the VP of Coimbatore District Cricket Association (CDCA), one of the premier District Cricket Associations of Tamil Nadu. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration.

Shyamsunder R

VP - Human Resources

Shyam brings over 35 years’ experience in Textile / Engineering Industry in top management. He has conducted several HRD & Personality Development Programs for corporates and colleges in the last three decades. He has served as the President of industry bodies including Coimbatore Productivity Counsel and Public Relations Society of India. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Technology. He serves in the board of directors of reputed companies. He is an avid sportsman and the only International Golf Referrer from Coimbatore.