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R.Mukunda Rajan

Co-Founder & Director

Mukund has over 30+ years of experience in IT industry with an equitable mix of sales and delivery experience.

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Mukund has over 30+ years of experience in IT industry with an equitable mix of sales and delivery experience. Prior to his entrepreneurial journey, he served at iGATE Singapore for over 6+ years in different roles. He was largely responsible for transforming iGATE (formerly known as Mascot Systems) from a resourcing brand into a leading IT consulting and service brand, and developing its consulting and offshore business from almost nil in year 2000 to about 60% of ASEAN overall revenues in four years’ time. Besides, Mukund was also responsible for iGATE’s pre-sales and sales and knows intimately market dynamics of ASEAN region.

Prior to coming over to Singapore, Mukund was Practice Manager – Manufacturing at Compaq, India. He was responsible for Compaq India’s Y2K program. Mukund began his career as a Design Engineer at HMT, Hyderabad. Mukund holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Osmania University.

Govindarajan Eswaramurthy

Co-Founder & Director

Govind has over 25 years of international experience in Consulting, Business Development & Operations across industries

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Govind has over 25 years of international experience in Consulting, Business Development and Operation Management across industries. He set up the Global Testing Competency Centre for Hastraa in Malaysia. Govind brings the wealth of professional experience from his associations with large global organizations such as Philips India and iGATE where he played several roles in his career. Prior to setting up Hastraa, he was Head of Business Development- ASEAN & India covering Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and India markets.

He possess sound experience in BFSI, Manufacturing and Telecom verticals and helped the customers to leverage the technology with a successful track record of managing consulting and large outsourcing deals. He is a good relationship manager with proven ability to build and manage CXO level contacts. Govind holds a degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Madurai Kamaraj University.

Dato Eddie Kwong Choon Soong

Corporate Advisor 

Eddie has more than 30yrs of extensive experience covering both local & MNC ranging from airline, financial, mining & manufacturing business

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Dato’ Eddie KC Soong has more than 30 years of extensive experience covering both local and multinational companies ranging from airline, financial services, mining and manufacturing business. He has previously held senior management positions.

Eddie who hails from Kuala Lumpur holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Malaya and possesses a broad understanding and knowledge on a range of corporate and statutory matters in Malaysia and Australia.

He has served as a director of two ASX listed companies in Australia. In addition he currently sits on the Board of two private limited companies.

Bosco Caldeira

Chief Sales Officer

Bosco Caldeira is the Chief Sales Officer of the firm heading Global Sales for the firm. He has had a career spanning over 25 years in global banks and IT firms in UK, UAE, India, Malaysia and Australia.

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Bosco Caldeira  is the Chief Sales Officer of the firm heading Global Sales for the firm. He has had a career spanning over 25 years in global banks and IT firms in UK, UAE, India, Malaysia and Australia. Bosco has worked in senior management positions in Bank of America, Standard Chartered Bank Dubai , Deutsche Bank and CIMB Bank (Malaysia).

He also had a storied engagement of over 8 years in Infosys Technologies in London, Melbourne (Australia) and India, where he led and /or held senior management assignments in several transformation programs in global banks including UBS, ABN AMRO, NAB (Australia) , ANZ (Australia and the APAC region) , NCB (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), NCB (Jamaica), etc. During this period, Bosco was the recipient of accolades for Sales and Delivery excellence.

Selvamani Raghavan

Head – Security Testing 

Selvamani Raghavan (Selva) heads our Information Security Business Practice. He is an experienced IT professional with a career spanning 30 plus years in a global bank and regional banks in UAE.

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Selvamani Raghavan (Selva) heads our Information Security Business Practice. He is an experienced IT professional with a career spanning 30 plus years in a global bank and regional banks in UAE.

Selva worked in regional management positions in Citigroup and managed IT operations, Information Security, Technology & Operations Risk Management and Audit. He was the CIO for two startups - Dubai Bank & Noor Islamic Bank. His experience in IT & Cyber Risk & Security management spans in the areas of IT & cyber Security Planning, IT & Cyber Security Strategy and Governance, IT & Cyber Security Monitoring, operations & Technology  Risk Management, IT Cyber Security awareness & and Training, Identity & Access Management, Fraud Early warning systems, & Incident reporting & management.

He has managed the IT & Cyber Security functions at several geographies and hence well conversant with local regulatory compliance requirement such as OCC, SOX, MAS, ECB, BNM and many more. Selva had  provided leadership and mentored a large team of IT managers, Information security and Audit professionals in his career.

Prior to joining Hastraa, he was the CIO for Noor Islamic Bank & Senior Vice President of Citigroup. He holds a Master Degree from Indian Institutes of Technology Chennai, India

DMP Nagaraja

Head – Global Delivery

Nagaraja DMP heads our Global Delivery Management for all our Projects and operates from Malaysia. A qualified Master in computer Applications ( MCA) from Nagarjuna university, Guntur India.  

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Nagaraja DMP heads our Global Delivery Management for all our Projects and operates from Malaysia.

 A qualified Master in computer Applications ( MCA) from Nagarjuna university, Guntur India.  Naga has had a career spanning 23 years in global banks and IT firms in  India, Malaysia , USA.

Naga has worked in senior management positions in a scheduled commercial Bank. He also had a successful  stint in Cognizant Technologies in chennai  India, where he led senior management assignments in several transformation programs in American Express, Capital One , Discover HBOS accounts and in global banks  etc.  

Seshadri Kishnaswamy

Head – ME Sales

Seshadri krishna is an accomplished sales professional with over 20 years of experience in IT industry in sales operations across Europe, Middle East & Asia in promoting software products & services within the BFSI.

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Sesh krishna is an accomplished sales professional with over 20 years of experience in IT industry in sales operations across Europe, Middle East & Asia in promoting software products and services within the BFSI sector.

He has immense experience in wining and managing multi-million $ projects in EMEA in the areas of process consulting, business analysis, software development and assurance services and has won many prestigious clients such as IBM, BEA, ENBD, FGB, NBF, QNB, Prudential, Zurich to name a few.

He has strong exposure and experience in the e-space having been engaged with e-mudra, from its inception to profit making in the years 2008-12, as National Marketing Manager for B2C and B2B services. 

Prameel Ramisetty

Head – ASEAN Operations

Prameel heads our IT Delivery Operations in ASEAN  and also heads SIBS Core Banking Testing Practice globally. He holds a Computer Science Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University.

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Prameel heads our IT Delivery Operations in ASEAN  and also heads SIBS Core Banking Testing Practice globally. He holds a Computer Science Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University. Prameel has a career spanning 14 years in delivering IT projects for global banks in Singapore, Malaysia, UAE, South Africa, Kenya and India. 

Prior to joining Hastraa, he was associated with Nihilent Technologies as a Software Designer where he has led several transformation programs in Africa including Standard Bank  (South Africa), Nedbank (South Africa), Stanbic Bank (Kenya). He is a subject-matter specialist in Banking domain and Regulatory compliance by virtue of his extensive Core Banking experience in banks across different geographies.

He possesses rich banking knowledge across Retail, Corporate, Treasury, Capital / Private markets, and Digital Banking. He is also a certified SOA Solution Designer & Architect.

Kalaivani Subramaniam

Head – Presales & Delivery (Middle East & Africa)

Kalaivani is an accomplished Professional with 14 years of experience in the IT industry with dedicated focus in Banking and financial services. She currently heads our Middle East & Africa.

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Kalaivani is an accomplished Professional with 14 years of experience in the IT industry with dedicated focus in Banking and financial services. She currently heads our Middle East and Africa Delivery & Pre Sales teams.  In her role, she has her focus in understanding customer requirements, defining solutions and approach in line with the requirements,  planning delivery, talent and ensuring delivery oversight during the execution life cycle.  With customer satisfaction and quality as driving principles, Kalaivani sets high standards for the teams to ensure high quality delivery through best in class approach & methods.

Kalaivani holds an engineering degree in Computer Science and has the experience of handling large projects for key clients across India, UK, Middle East and APAC region.  Her expertise in Banking and Financial Services is enriched by her experience of handling critical projects in the areas of Core Banking, Investment Banking, Trade Finance, Payment Systems and all critical channels including Internet and Mobile Banking.  At Hastraa, she was instrumental in providing delivery and solution leadership for critical engagements like GST implementation for CIMB, AmBank, AgroBank and upgrade engagements with key clients in Banking and Insurance like Zurich, May Bank, India International Bank of Malaysia and Hong Leong Bank.

Kalaivani worked for Maveric Systems before joining Hastraa and was leading delivery for key clients like RBS for Trade Finance implementation, Qatar Islamic Bank for their Brokerage and Internet Banking engagements and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank for their Core Banking Upgrade, country roll outs of UK & Qatar, Treasury, Trade Finance, Payment Systems and Internet Banking implementation.