Mani Krishnamurthy - CEO & President
Founder Mani Krishnamurthy launched Congruent in 1994 as an IT services and contingent
Mani Krishnamurthy, Founder and President of Congruent Software, is an entrepreneur
and investor. Through organic growth and a few acquisitions, Congruent
is a 200+ person company, based in Seattle, WA and Chennai, India. Before launching
Congruent, Mani was a technology consultant in the UK, Australia and California,
with several Fortune 500 companies, including Apple, IBM and Starbucks Coffee.
Mani has been involved in offshore software development and project management since
1985. Having spent his early career as a programmer and offshore custom business
application development consultant, Mani gained a deep understanding of the nuances
involved in off shoring success. Since launching Congruent, Mani has focused the
company's approach on finding the best technical and fiscally responsible solution
Asish Datta - COO & CFO
Asish Datta manages the India operations of Congruent Info-Tech. Asish is a Fellow
of the Institute of Chartered Accountants with 25+ years of experience in managing
finances, people, processes & technology.
Along with ensuring overall organizational profitability and growth, Asish provides
strategic direction and effective leadership to the heads of divisions, helping
them achieve their goals by implementing company/business strategies & operating
procedures in their respective functional areas.
Asish joined hands with the Congruent Info-Tech team in September 2004 after serving
in the manufacturing domain for more than 14 years. His versatile skills and experience
in various functional areas of management and administration includes, from rendering
astute leadership to run and sustain the company’s business, through formulating
company strategies and goals, monitoring and leading the company’s change process,
reviewing operations and fiscal performance to flourish Congruent as a profit-driven
company. In addition to this, Asish has exhibited ability to endure periods of economic
fluctuations and its effect on the company.
Subramaniam M Subbaraman – Director - Program Management & New Initiatives
Mr. Subbaraman, popularly known as MSS, has more than 32 years of work experience in the Technology, Consulting, Software Design, Architecture and Solutions space, 7 of which were in the Silicon Valley. MSS has built professional high-performance teams and setup offices for self-sustaining growth in the US, Singapore and Luxembourg. He has also built a partner network as part of GotoMarket strategy in Singapore and Luxembourg.
MSS has a long association with Congruent, dating back to 1995. He has an excellent track record and has worked closely with the promoter for several decades. He setup Congruent’s California division, building the business and independently running it until 2002, when he decided to move back to India. He was then instrumental in setting up and expanding the offshore facilities of Congruent in the early / mid 2000’s.
MSS then setup his own consulting practice in BI / DW starting in 2006 acquiring a few key customers in the process. He then merged his consulting practice into Congruent and is now part of Congruent Leadership team.
In the capacity of Head – Program Management, he is tasked with accelerating the growth of Congruent via New Technology Initiatives. MsS runs the Centers of Excellence (CoE’s) with the Business Intelligence/Big Data, Salesforce and Enterprise Mobility teams under him.
MSS holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and has several Certifications in the Technology field and Systems.
Senthil Kumar Krishnan – Director - Enterprise Solutions
Mr. Krishnan has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry and has been working closely with Congruent’s USA customers.
He heads the Microsoft Dynamics practice here in Congruent. In his capacity as Head - Enterprise Solutions, Mr. Krishnan provides direction to the project managers in MSCRM, AX, NAV, GP and SL divisions and oversees the quality of deliverables. Prior to joining Congruent as Project Lead in 2003, Mr. Krishnan had years of experience working as System Consultant & Software Engineer in various other six-sigma certified companies.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and a Master’s degree in Information Systems
Shanmugam Ramanathan – Director – Application Services & Quality Assurance
Mr. Ramanathan has over 20 years of experience running software solution and service divisions, currently responsible for .NET and Java development, Business Analytics and QA services.
In his capacity as Head – Application Services, Mr. Ramanathan is responsible for guiding the company’s technical direction including partnerships, product development, delivery, and infrastructure strategy. He is a certified Scrum Master & PMP with extensive implementation experience and has been leading the application development team at Congruent since 2008.
He has firm grasp over different technologies, specialized in IT services delivery management. Mr. Ramanathan is responsible for building enterprise solutions and strategies, product engineering, project portfolio & program management, agile coaching besides customer engagement.
In the capacity of Head - Quality Assurance, Mr. Ramanathan builds, implements and directs quality assurance principles and maintains quality of delivery. Experienced across multiple projects, off-shore and on-site, Mr. Ramanathan has strong technical skills on functional, non-functional, manual and automation. He assures continuous Improvement and adherence to industry recognized best practices.
Sivakumar Narayanaswamy – Director - Contents, Collaboration & Mobility
Mr. Narayanaswamy has more than 18 years of experience in the IT industry. With him, he brings an extensive level of knowledge, understanding & skillset in various technologies. His knowledge is not confined to just products or platforms, but also comprises of a hard to match expertise on the underlying technologies.
Mr. Narayanaswamy heads the SharePoint and Mobility practice here in Congruent.
In his capacity as Head - Contents & Collaboration, Mr. Narayanaswamy is responsible for engagement, architecture, installation, optimization, and support of Microsoft Collaboration and Content systems for our customers.
In the capacity of Head – Mobile, Mr. Narayanaswamy is responsible for guiding the mobility team in ensuring customer satisfaction and advises the management in exploring and building new ideas in the space of mobility. He has strong technical knowledge in an assortment of mobile technologies & platforms including iOS, Android & Windows Phone.
Previous to joining Congruent as Head of Mobile Practice in 2011, Sivakumar had held various positions including Project Manager, Managing Director, Team Leader and Software Engineer in different companies.
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