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Leadership Team:

Assystem Technologies India leadership team brings collective global capabilites in multiple technologies, geographies, customer experiences and best practices.

The Management team consists of Venkataramana Mantha, CEO, M N Anantha , Vice President – Operations, Joydeep Chakrabarty,Vice President – Human Resources, General Admin & Purchase, Sathish Narayana Paniker, Vice President – Technology Innovation Group and Siva Kumar, Vice President – Quality & IT

Venkataramana Mantha M N Anantha Joydeep Chakrabarty Sathish Narayana Paniker Siva Kumar
Venkataramana Mantha,

Chief Executive Officer

Mantha Venkataramana, with 32 years in the aerospace industry, brings in strategic direction through his diverse techno-strategic experience; he is responsible for the overall business performance at Assystem Technologies India. Mantha’s previous roles include senior management positions as Business Head, Aerospace Engineering Services with Quest Global and Senior Vice President at AXISCADES; he was responsible for building some of the strategic OEM relationships in Aerospace and Automotive domains. At HCL Technologies (prior to Quest) as a Business Unit Head, Mantha transformed the Engineering services portfolio with Aero structures design, including building a 375 engineer team from scratch and doubling the net margin through accelerated innovation, enabling co-creation across employees, clients and the larger aerospace ecosystem. He spent the first 18 years of his career with the Indian Airforce, as an active flight test engineer on fixed wing aircrafts.

Mantha holds an M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT, Mumbai and also an MS in Software Systems from BITS Pilani. Mantha is a recipient of the prestigious Vishist Seva Medal, awarded by the President of India, for excellence in flight testing, in the year 2002.

M N Anantha,

Vice President – Operations

M N Anantha is responsible for leading the company's business operations in India, executing Assystem Technology India's business strategy and ensuring operational excellence. Prior to becoming VP-Operations, Anantha was Head of Projects based out of the UK, responsible for governance of delivery, compliance and risk management. He institutionalised best Project Management practices and built high-performing teams, developed domain competencies in the areas of Aerospace and Railway Signalling and spearheaded Delivery Management of all projects executed out of UK, India and Spain development centres. As Head of SEPG group, Anantha was instrumental in setting up of the processes connected with execution of large scale high-integrity projects and their safety certification and led the CMMI level 4 accreditation simultaneously across 3 business locations.

Anantha joined Silver Software in 1999 which was later acquired by Assystem. Prior to joining Silver Software, Anantha was working on mission-critical systems in Aerospace & Defence and medical electronics fields. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Instrumentation Technology and a Master’s in Electronics Engineering.

Joydeep Chakrabarty,

Vice President – Human Resources, General Admin & Purchase

Joydeep is responsible for talent acquisition, development and recognition, focussing on attracting and retaining the best of talents; he is also responsible for the General Administration & Purchase functions. Joydeep was earlier heading the HR function across the UK, Spain & India offices of Silver Software (now Assystem); he streamlined the recruitment & performance management processes in the UK and set up a common global HR function. Prior to the past 13 years with Assystem, Joydeep was heading the competency development function at Network Solutions (an IBM company) across its 7 locations; he initiated & implemented the CMMI drive. With over 20 years of experience across Aerospace, Automotive, Telecom, IT & Hospitality industries, Joydeep brings extensive experience in strategic HR, ODC setup & management, global recruitment, competency & performance management, compensation/benefits, training and process automation.

Joydeep holds a degree in English, an MBA in HR and an active member of NHRD; off work, he loves trekking in the Himalayas, photography and engaged in working with NGOs in vocational skills development.

Sathish Narayana Paniker,

Vice President – Technology Innovation Group

Sathish heads the technology innovation activities to enhance productivity, quality & revenue for projects including new technology/services incubation within Assystem India. This group looks at all aspects of the project life cycle to derive best possible consultation, automation and training services. He joined Silver Software (now acquired by Assystem) in August 2006. Prior to this, Sathish was the Group Project Manager for iGATE, handling various embedded and telecom related projects and Project Manager at Telesoft handling OSS and NMS related projects in the GSM network. He has also worked at Sony and BAeHAL during his total tenure of around 25 years. At Sony Architecture Division (SARD) in India, he successfully filed and obtained an international patent for the work in the development of the embedded OS.

Sathish is a Computer Engineer from Bangalore University. His interests are exploring new technologies, watching and playing cricket and other games, travelling with his family.

Siva Kumar,

Vice President – Quality & IT

Siva Kumar has over 26 years of experience in the fields of Information Security, IT Infrastructure Management, Telecommunications, Global Software Quality Management and Process Improvement, Software Engineering and Project Management, IT and Science Education. He successfully led many global Information Security, Quality and Process Improvement initiatives across USA, Europe and India. He has been with Assystem for over 11 years and was responsible for global quality management, information security and continual improvement across Assystem’s Development Centres in India, Germany, UK, Spain and France.

Siva Kumar holds an M.Tech in Computer Science and Technology and an M.Sc in Physics (Electronics Special) from Andhra University. His interests include Telugu poetry, drawing and he helps communities on Rain Water Harvesting.