Board Of Directors

Kishore Dutt Atluri - Founder President

Kishore Dutt Atluri

Kishore Dutt Atluri is the Founder President of Zen Technologies Ltd. Since inception of Zen in 1993, he is responsible for designing and delivering state of the art training solutions and simulators to the end user. He has over 21 patents. He is in-charge of all marketing activities of Zen in India and internationally.

Ashok Atluri - Chairman & Managing Director

Ashok Atluri

Ashok Atluri, a PG Diploma holder in Applied Computer Science, is instrumental in designing the simulators on the Windows-Intel platforms to ensure the products are simple to use and meet industry standards. He received the "Small Scale Entrepreneur of the Year" award from Hyderabad Management Association in 1998.

Mr. M. Ravi Kumar - Whole Time Director

Mr. M. Ravi Kumar

M. Ravi Kumar has 20 plus years of experience in the software industry. He worked in Bureau of Data Processing Services (BDPS) (1979-85), Nova Computers Private Limited (1986-90) and as Director at the Institute of Engineers. He is a technocrat and an expert in Systems Programming and Robotics. He is actively involved in the design and development of the present range of simulators for the company in his role as Head, R&D Division. He is the person behind the successful development of Zen SATS® SL and currently administers the development of Zen AWeSim® and Zen TacSim®.

Ms. Shilpa Choudari - Whole Time Director

Ms. Shilpa Choudari

Shilpa Choudari has Bachelors Degree of Technology from JNTU and a Master’s degree from Badruka Institute of Foreign Trade with specialisation in Finance and Foreign Trade. She later joined HDFC Bank as a Personal Banker where she worked for a year.

She also worked as Research Associate and AGM Sales and Marketing for Zen Technologies Limited from 2009 to 2015 and hence has deep knowledge of Zen’s products, processes and work culture. Before joining Zen Technologies Limited, Shilpa worked for ICFAI Research Centre from 2007 to 2009 wherein she published many articles in over 10 books on different subjects.

She is a director at Anvizen Consultants Private Limited which are into AI powered video surveillance solutions.

Mr. Amreek Singh Sandhu - Independent Director

Mr. Amreek Singh Sandhu

Mr. Amreek Singh Sandhu is a financial professional. He is an M.Com, LL.B., MBA, FCS, FCMA, EPAF-IIM©, with over 27 years of experience in various facets of Finance & Accounts - Corporate Finance, Treasury, Audit, M & A, Public Issues, Secretarial matters, HR, Administration & Legal functions. He has served in various reputed industries like Organic Chemoils Limited, Herman Milkfoods Limited, Gati Limited, Ybrant Digital Limited, AMR India Limited etc, engaged in the field of Manufacturing (Electronics, Consumer Goods, Dairy Products etc.), Cargo, Logistics, Shipping, Power, Digital Media, Infrastructure and Mining.

Dr. R.K. Tyagi - Independent Director

Dr. R.K. Tyagi

Dr. R.K. Tyagi has done Ph.D (Doctorate in Management Studies) from Agra University, U.P.. He did B.Engg. (Electronics & Communication) from IIT, Roorkee, MBA(Marketing) from IGNOU, New Delhi, and Advanced Leadership Course from Indian School of Business (I.S.B.), Hyderabad. He has about 42 years of experience including 8 years of leading the boards/organisations. He served as Chairman of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (a Navratna company) from March 2012 to Jan 2015, as Chairman and Managing Director of Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd. (a Mini Navratna company) from May 2007 to Mar 2012. He served ONGC in various fields like IT Networks, Setcom, Infocom, Marketing and rose to the position of Head Marketing and Head Air Logistics (from April, 1976 to May 2007). His strengths are Organisational Strategy and building strategical alliance, leadership and team development, Growth/Turn around Specialist in business operations, Corporate governance and CSR, R&D, Technology, Investment and Risk Management.

Dr. Ajay Kumar Singh - Independent Director

Dr. Ajay Kumar Singh
A recipient of prestigious “The Rashtrapati Rovers Award” in the year 2000, Dr. Singh has joined Indian School of Business (ISB) in the year 2007 and at presently working in Centre for Executive Education at Indian School of Business-Hyderabad. He is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Social Marketing from ISB, Hyderabad apart from Ph.D. and an MBA in marketing from Varanasi. His expertise lies in the area of social marketing. He applies his research in this area to address social entrepreneur, branding, advertising, customer relationship management and customer centricity. In his previous stint, He has worked with J P Associates (P) Ltd. Crompton Greaves Limited, SIVA Institute and Apeejay School of Marketing. He holds extensive years of experience across different functionalities, ranging from leadership role, with experience in program planning and design, implementation, teaching, monitoring and evaluation, business development to consulting.
 
Dr. Singh has received Grant £4,000 for sponsorship study “Review of social marketing activity in India form 2000-2008” by Dr. Jeff French-Director, National Social Marketing Centre, London, UK. He has designed Mid- Career Training Programmes for The Ministry of External Affairs-Senior Indian Foreign Service Officer, the Ministry of Home -Senior IPS Officers, The Ministry of Finance-Senior IRS Custom & Excise Officers, the Ministry of Indian Railways (Senior Officers - IRAS, IRPS, IRTS, IRSE, IRSEE, IRSSE, IRSME, RPF and IRMS) to name a few.

Ms. Sirisha Chintapalli - Independent Director

Ms. Sirisha Chintapalli

Ms. C. Sirisha is an Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. She is a registered Insolvency Professional. Further, she is a semi qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. She bagged all India 7th Rank and South India 1st Rank in the Company Secretary Final level exams.

She was associated with L&T Shipbuilding Ltd., Chennai - Renowned Shipbuilding Company – engaged in construction of Defence Vehicles, Interceptor Boats, Offshore Patrol Vessels, Floating Dock; International Seaport Dredging Limited, Chennai, a joint venture dredging between Larsen & Toubro Ltd and Dredging International – DEME Group, Belgium and CCL Products (India) Ltd, Hyderabad - Instant Coffee manufacturing Company as a Company Secretary.

Professional Experience and Exposure:

She is having more than 11 years of good exposure and experience in the fields of legal, financial, secretarial, insolvency and other regulatory compliance matters particularly in relation to the Companies Act, laws applicable to the Capital Markets and other statutes. She has successfully handled and completed various issues / assignments / mergers and got well-versed with various statutes involved in the day-to-day operations of the Company.