Mr. Ashok Atluri, Chairman and Managing Director
Ashok Atluri is a PG Diploma holder in Applied Computer Science. He was instrumental in helping to design the simulators so that they would be simple to use, and ensured that the products would be based on industry standards, by developing the software on the Windows-Intel platforms. He is also a recipient of the "Small Scale Entrepreneur of the Year" award from Hyderabad Management Association in 1998.
Mr. M. Ravi Kumar, Director
Commodore (Retd.) Sarvotham Rao, Independent Director
Cmde S Rao has served in various capacities in Indian Navy, Ordinance Factories, Naval Armament, Missile & Torpedo Depot and Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL).
Cmde S Rao specialized in Quality Assurance of Armament, Torpedoes and Missiles. He is a Post Graduate in Armament Technology and trained on Torpedoes in UK. He was also a Faculty member in the Institute of Armament Technology for 3 years and served last 4 years in the Navy in Research and Development Establishment to develop under water weapons before joining Bharat Dynamics Limited.
Cmde S Rao looked after corporate functions in BDL and was incharge of operations of 5 Production Divisions in the capacity of Director (Technical) for 4 ½ years. He was appointed as Chairman & Managing Director of BDL in July 1994. During his tenure as Chairman & Managing Director of BDL, Cmde S Rao diversified the product range and entered into Naval Systems production.
Under the able guidance and leadership of Cmde S Rao, BDL's performance was rated as "Excellent" against MOD targets during three consecutive years from 1996-97 to 1998-99. BDL received "Technology Assimilation Award" from the Prime Minister of India. During his tenure, BDL achieved an average growth rate of 20%-25% per annum.
Mr. D. Satish Babu, Independent Director
Davuluri Satish Babu has been Independent Director of Zen Technologies Ltd. since February 2, 2004. Mr. Satish Babu has over ten years of experience in Enterprise Resources Planning Systems implementations, rollouts, divestitures, upgrades and maintenance & support projects in automotive, pharmaceutical, industrial machinery and components, electronics and cement industries. He was associated with companies like Auto Industry Action Group (AIAG, Michigan), Siemens Energy & Automation, Warner Lamber Company, Bristo-Myers Squibb, SharpUSA and DSM Anti- Infectives. Mr. Babu did course work for Ph.D. program in Business and Industrial Anthropology from Wayne State University, Detroit.
Mr. Utpal Sheth, Independent Director
He is graduate from Sydenham college who went on to be a Cost Accountant ( Grad.CWA) and a Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA). In CFA, he was a Gold Medallist at an all India level. He also completed his Diploma in Systems Management (DSM) from NIIT.
In 1991, he was Director of Insight Asset Management (India) Pvt Ltd and HRS Insight Financial Intermediaries Pvt Ltd. He was the guiding light for fundamental research, institutional sales and portfolio management at Insight. Since 2001, he was a Principal Relationship Manager in the Investment Banking practice of Enam Financial Consultants Pvt Ltd. and was responsible for the Retail vertical along with other sectors like infrastructure, Services and Manufacturing.
In 2003, he joined the legendary investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala as CEO of Rare Enterprises, a Proprietary asset management firm of Sheri Rakesh Jhunjhunwala. He is responsible for Investment Management, Risk Management and Institutionalization
Utpal Sheth was also a contributor and consultant to Express Investment Week. He has been a faculty member at the BSE Training Institute, UTI Institute of Capital Market, National Institute of Financial Management, Cochin Management Institute ( a JV with ENPC, France) and other such organizations.
Mr G Prasad, Independent Director
Mr G Prasad, a Bachelor of Commerce and Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India is a partner of Nataraja Iyer & Co., Chartered Accountants, Hyderabad. He has more than 34 years of experience in audit and taxation matters of medium and large corporate, Banks and Financial Institutions.