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SRIRAMAN N C
Address: 211, 3rd E Cross, HRBR Layout, Contact No: +91 9972300980, +91 80 25431194.
III Block, Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore 560043 Email ID: email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org.
Vision: Lead the Engineering (Software and Product R&D) organization for a sustainable, Successful and
About Me: R&D and Delivery Head dealing with large complex software solution for Media & Entertainment and
Telecom domain of various multi-national companies & start-ups. Product Specialist, meet business challenges by Right
An entrepreneurial, visionary and accomplished Executive Leader with over 34 years’ continued career progression &
documented history of bridging technical and managerial acumen in turning around of information technology coupled with
insightful exposure to IT management, R&D, Product development, program management, delivery management etc.
A Competent executive leader in setting up global R&D centers not only in India but also in China , Hong Kong, and Seoul for a
consumer telecom company in Europe and bring out various Technology products for the company
Rich and varied exposure to work closely with decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop,
implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization.
Great ability in portfolio management and business modeling for various types of business scenarios. Deft in delivering several
large projects while providing strategic inputs and IT vision, implement new technologies and best practices.
Proficient in coaching and facilitating Scrum teams through the Product Development Life Cycle using Agile and Scrum
methodology and implementing the same in mission critical, customer facing and enterprise software development projects.
Proactive and goal-oriented leader with established record of success in leading corporate technology initiatives with distinction
in providing effective business solution and technical architecture to leverage technology in creating revenue opportunities.
Articulate communicator who can fluently speak the language of both people and technology, blending technical expertise with
interpersonal skills while interacting with the cross-functional teams, customers and stakeholders.
Certified Scrum Master and Certified Product Owner/product specialist with robust record in dealing with large complex
software solution for Media & Entertainment and Telecom domain of various multi-national companies and start-ups.
Certified Director Series (CDS) under Cisco with key competencies in setting and managing software / product development
centre operations in Far East and India for in-house and outsourced projects at the same time.
Instrumental in developing products for US, Japanese, Chinese and other markets/ clients, thereby contributing large turnovers,
through strong process background on software development by formulating group strategy and client account management.
Hands on expertise in running organization on Set Top Box, Betting Games Development, Video Routers & Switches, Telecom
(DSL/Gateway/Media Centre), Medical Electronics Product Development, Process Control Instrumentation projects including
large SCADA Projects and Device Driver & Embedded Software development.
Pioneered full stack Continuous Integration (CI) for all software projects and full stack Automation for various projects to
ensure good software quality on products developed by the group.
CISCO SYSTEMS INDIA (P) LTD., BANGALORE SINCE MAY 2013
Managing a team of over 350 resources involved in product development along with multiple clients on various technologies
and middleware through Client Software Development BU and Professional Services BU for Delivery, Quality and Account.
Creating all short and long-range business plans, conceiving and developing all product initiatives, initiating and securing
operational processes with accountability of directing teams in custom applications development and product engineering.
Overall ownership to manage and deliver large, complex client engagements that identify, design, and implements creative
business and technology solutions.
Defining business mission and performance standards across all functional areas and periodically reviewed performance with
deft application of concurrent management audit procedures.
Setting and fine-tuning an excellent operational base which is ratified by a very high customer retention ratio, focused on
productivity and operational efficiency translating into cost savings and bottom line improvement.
Responsible for STB software development for European and US Customers along with design of multiple front end STB on
MHP for Vodafone, Multi Tuner Cable Set Top Box on MHP, Media Centre for KDG, next generation EPG for Canal Plus Group,
next generation Video Gateway and IP STB for UPC and next generation UI / UX Product on HTML5, etc.
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Instrumental in integrating the Companion Device Android or iPhone to enhance the TV Viewing experience by providing rich
Meta data details on the content and STB through companion device.
NDS SERVICES PAY TV TECHNOLOGIES (P) LTD., BANGALORE APR 2007 – APR 2013
(CISCO took over the company in 2013)
Vice President Engineering
Led a large team of 400+ resources for product developments for European Market on Open TV Standards including MHP,
OCAP and professional services team for USA and online betting games development group for Openbet.
Managed a 70 member’s team for OpenBet UK for the development of Flash Games, E2E solution, Sports Book, Online Betting
games for many customers including Ladbrokes Betfair and Paddy Power etc.
Established goals and controls; monitored results to consistently increase profit margins, enhanced market position, reduced
operating costs while meeting strategic objectives.
Organized and managed resources while creating estimates for the project, work breakdown structure, project plan,
contingency plan & schedules, identifying risks within the defined scope, quality, time and cost constraints.
Led the team for client software development, delivery, quality, and knowledge and people management while providing vision,
strategy and value system for the group.
Stellar in managing the first breakthrough project for the US market (Cox Communications) with a Multi-Room DVR EPG on
OCAP (Axiom middleware).
Responsible for Client Software solution for European cable operators and HTML 5 EPG development for Various MWs and
Companion Devices for global customers.
Managed various projects on multiple MWs for NDS (Fusion, Media Highw ay Advanced, RDK, OCAP and Pantalk) and ensured
highest customer satisfaction in all the project deliveries.
CELSTREAM TECHNOLOGIES (P) LTD., BANGALORE SEP 2001 – MAR 2007
Dy. General Manager
Responsible for client account management ( for Thomson ) , quality & delivery management, business development and
innovations for product development on video routers, switchers, network management system for various studio centers
including CNN, CBS etc.
Successfully managed a team of over 130 professionals for the client Technicolor Ltd with overall accountability of planning and
budgeting of the operations of design facility.
Recognized for developing various products including products in India including Encore (Next-generation Video Routers),
Kalypso, and Trinix (Video Switchers) Network Management System for Broadcasters (XMS), DSL Modem stack.
Instrumentally coordinated with Technicolor Group in Belgium for the system integration for complex project Blue Phone (Duel
mode VOIP / Mobile) for British Telecom.
BINATONE ELECTRONICS INTERNATIONAL (P) LTD., BANGALORE APR 1995 – AUG 2001
Head Global R&D
Set up Global R&D for the company – India ( Bangalore) , China ( Shenzhen), Hong Kong, Seoul and UK for the consumer
telecom Business and bring out products on Dect wireless, Wireless EPBX, DSL modems
Successful in developing three new series of telephones including:
Digital Answering Machines with advanced compression techniques.
DECT telephone with multiple handsets and a Caller ID telephone range with least cost routing facility.
Design of Wireless EPBAX; Web PAD and Web Phone for Binatone and other Major OEMS like BT, Loewe, Sanyo and
Maintained excellent relationship with manufacturing centers in China to provide development support while ensuring products
are manufactured as designed.
Evaluate and ensure make or buy critical stack required for the solution from prominent design houses for Quick time to Market
Ensured customer satisfaction, new business development, estimation of project resource requirements, costing and
negotiating contracts & SLAs with the clients.
Ensure collaboration with semiconductor Companies in Europe Like Seimens Semiconductors, Philips Semiconductors, National
Semiconductors etc and different R&D Houses in Europe Like RTX Denmark etc. and also different Operating system vendors
like Microsoft for WinCE for the products of the company.
BPL TELECOM LTD., BANGALORE June 1981 – March 1995
AGM IT, Design & Development Centre
Successfully designed OEM products of several companies including Sanyo, Texmate, such as Single Board Computer for the US
market, Video Terminal, Device Drivers for the Visual Works Station and Fax Mail Server (MIME) software.
Developed solution for SCADA projects for electricity boards using the BPL products Like PLCs.
Developed unique indigenous multi-user networking solution to support up to 32 PCs or terminals for Univac Mainframe
computer using our own multi Drop Networking solution – Intelligent Multi-drop unit and Terminal Processing unit
Successful productization of Central Nursing Station ( complete 8 Bed ICU Monitoring Station) for BPL for ECG, BP, Heart Rate
Unique projects solution like Fax Over VSAT for CDOT
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Please refer to the enclosed SRIRAMAN NC_Project profile _Annexure document for Project Details
Networking Architectural, TCP/IP, UDP, BOOTP, DHCP, TFTP, SMB., Routers, Switches, Wireless Protocol: Dect
Network Management SNMPv1, SNMPv2, SNMPv3, HP-SNMP++ Library
Middleware NDS Fusion, MHP, OCAP, RDK
Operating Systems Windows (NT/2000/XP), UNIX, QNX, PSOS, VRTX, VX Works, Phar lap
Languages Java, C, C++, VC++, HTML 5
Design Tools UML, Rational Rose, Rational Rose Real-Time 2003 tools
Technologies RTOS, CTI, ISDN, Digital Enhanced Cordless telecommunication, Windows SDK.
M.B.A. (Systems), from Madurai Kamaraj University, 2009.
B. Tech. (Electronics & Telecommunication), from Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University, 1981 .
B. Sc. (Physics), from Madras University, Chennai, 1978.
Certified Scrum Master from Scrum Alliance (2014)
Certified Product Owner from Scrum Alliance (2014)
Certified Director ( CDS Series) from Cisco (2013)
Date of Birth: 11th
References: Available on Request.
Languages known: English, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada and Sanskrit.