A committed Leadership team guides the organization effectively to its goal of providing high quality services to its clients. With the technical, domain and extensive cross-functional experience, they nurture interactive relationships with the client community.
Our Leadership Team
Nanda, Founder and Director of Kovaion, is responsible for Kovaion’s inception, growth and innovative ideas. He steered Kovaion by defining strategic direction and offerings, planning and executing growth plans, marketing and service delivery.
He has experience in client relations, applications development, maintenance, support, training, product consulting, project and delivery management. He is a certified Oracle-PeopleSoft and Fusion Consultant with specialisation in Human Capital Management and Global Payroll suites. He has worked with global customers in Staffing, Banking, Insurance, Telecom, Public and Service Sector domains in Korea, India, Mexico, UK, USA and Trinidad. He has worked for global clients including Hays Specialist Recruitment, New India Assurance, Instituto Mexicano Del Seguro Social, British Telecom, Diligenta, Oracle Korea and PeopleSoft Inc. He has extensive experience in building new teams and making them productive within short span of time. He has experience in conducting business process re-engineering using six sigma approach. His primary interest and focus is on identifying the value added service areas for the clients and leverage the technologies to improvise the solutions. Prior to Kovaion, he worked at Hexaware technologies in the PeopleSoft Tools & Product development division and at TCS on various PeopleSoft engagements as part of PeopleSoft CoE
Rakesh is Kovaion’s Technology and Inception Lab Head. He is overseeing technology and product roadmaps for the company in addition to providing input on strategic initiatives. He has wide ranging interests in computing including software architecture, cloud computing and open source software. He is also a practising consultant in the Enterprise Financials space with specific focus on Banking and Financial Services industry. He has worked on global financial application deployments for multinational enterprises from United Kingdom, Switzerland and Portugal. Rakesh earned a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Venkat Manthri is responsible for building & delivering new generation solutions as part of New Growth Markets at Kovaion.
He is a veteran with over 25 years of experience with enterprise applications and analytics. He drove new application development as a product manager with global ERP vendors- Baan and Oracle, Led the ERP practices driving Pre-sales, Implementation, Enhancement/Bolt on development, Upgrade, Application support on Oracle and PeopleSoft applications for various global IT companies. He has also provided services to large enterprises on Enterprise Learning Applications, Analytics Strategy/Deployment and Management Consulting.
Over the years Venkat had worked extensively with clients in Services, High Tech, Manufacturing, Staffing, BFSI, Telecom and Health Care domains and worked on end to end design of enterprise application deployment including CRM, ERP, EAM and Analytical and Reporting tools. Venkat had travelled extensively to EMEA & APAC regions.
Prior to joining Kovaion, Venkat has worked for Emerio, HCL, Birlasoft, Satyam, Oracle and Baan and also went through entrepreneurship for 5 years.
Venkat is a Certified Management Accountant and attended management certification at XLRI.
Mahendran is the HR and RPO Delivery head at Kovaion Consulting. He heads the HR/RPO team and partners with the senior leadership team to shape business strategy, identify human capital implications, and design and deploy people practices to enhance performance and productivity.
Prior to joining Kovaion, Mahendran was working with Salora International Limited. Mahendran is a professional with over 14 years of experience, committed to adding value to teams and organizations, and enhancing individual and group capabilities by developing engaging environments which facilitate the delivery of more effective service and value. He holds a Master’s degree in Science from the Bharathiar University, India.