Chandru is the head of Apps Associates Global Delivery Center located in Hyderabad, India. In his current role Chandru is responsible for the overall GDC business operations including service delivery, account management, building strategic relationships, centers of excellence, inside sales and marketing support for the North American and European operations. He is also engaged with business expansion in India.
Chandru has over 20 years of experience in IT service delivery management, program and project management, operations and strategic planning. Prior to joining Apps Associates in 2012, Chandru co-founded AldeaInfotech a startup technology company providing Consulting & Implementation Services, Managed Services in various technology areas like ERP (Enterprise Resource Management), BI (Business Intelligence) and CRM (Customer Relationship Management). He established strategic partnerships & technology alliances with key industry players such as SAP, Business Objects, SAS, Microsoft, IBM to promote their solutions and offerings.
He also worked in the USA for nearly 13 years, most recently at Nokia Networks where he headed the Information Resource Management function responsible for providing IT infrastructure management services and application management support to various R&D groups internal to Nokia.
Chandru has a Master of Science degree (1994) in Computer Science from the University of Houston and an MBA (2006) from the University of Dallas.