Panelist profiles

Balaji Baradhazhvar

Technical Director – Enterprise Architecture and Head of Enterprise Services

A TOGAF Master Certified Architect, Balaji has over 22 years of entrepreneurial and strategically focused experience in successfully delivering IT projects across multiple industry verticals. His key strengths lie in business and technology transformation, architecture, design, and in managing large teams from concept through implementation. Leading the Marlabs Enterprise Services division, Balaji spearheads the delivery of consulting, transformation programs, enterprise architecture, systems integration, DevOps, automation, cloud, and ‘As a Service’ models.

Siva Prasanna Vanapalli

Associate Director – Quality Assurance Practice

Siva has close to 13 years of progressive experience in the software testing/quality assurance area and has successfully managed entire projects related to testing applications in the mainframe, web services, client server, mobility, CRM, and ERP spaces. He has also architected and developed automation testing frameworks integrated with DevOps using commercial and open source tools that meet enterprise QA needs. Siva has rich experience in conducting QA assessments and in helping organizations with custom roadmaps as part of business/technology transformation. He holds several professional degrees and certifications including AAPA, ACS, ALMI, CSTE, and CTFL (ISTQB).

Sreejith Gireesan

Head – Cloud Practice

Sreejith has more than 16 years of IT infrastructure management experience. Cloud computing has been his passion for the last eight years, specializing in AWS, Azure, and OpenStack. Working with his team, Sreejith helps customers in getting on boarded to the cloud by designing and managing highly available infrastructure in the cloud. He also assists clients in their DevOps transformation initiatives. Sreejith is both VCP and ITIL Certified.