The Corpus Media Labs management team is made of individuals with a wealth of industry experience. Members of the Corpus Media Labs senior management team have all been in the IT industry for a minimum of ten years and some of our senior staff have been involved in IT operations for more than 30 years. Corpus Media Labs prides itself on its ability to understand our customer requirements and to offer tailored solutions to ensure our client's success.
The following individuals make up our senior management team:
Sachin Tummala: Chief Executive Officer & Founder
Sachin is an accomplished entrepreneur with the vision and breadth of experience to ensure that Corpus Media Labs customers receive the attention to detail and customer support that they require ensuring their success. Sachin is well grounded in technology having started his career as a technical specialist with Silicon Graphics and then moving on to Imation and finally Lucent Technologies where he served as a financial consultant. Sachin was a founding partner of a successful technology solutions company located in Houston,TX before selling his interest and founding Corpus Media Labs, Inc. Corpus Media Labs has become a symbol of success within the southwest business community. From a five man startup to a current employee base of more than 400, with domestic operations in Dallas, Atlanta, Columbus, Tampa, Boston, Washington DC, Des Moines, Philadelphia, New York and offshore operations in Bangalore and Hyderabad, India, Corpus Media Labs has evolved into a major player in the IT business community.
Sachin is the inspirational and motivational force behind the growth of Corpus Media Labs and is a distinguished Graduate of the SMU Cox School of Business having earned an Executive MBA. This program has equipped Sachin with state of art sales and marketing skills, as well as, provided him exposure to the latest in business finance tools and entrepreneurial skills and has provided Sachin a wealth of information to draw from when making decisions affecting the future growth of his company. The future holds remarkable promise for Sachin and his pride and joy, Corpus Media Labs, Inc. and the world will have to wait and see where this adventure will lead.
Mr. Sanjiv Kumar : Chief Financial Officer
Sanjiv Kumar is a Chartered accountant having more than 15 years of rich experience in the field of Finance & Accounts in different organizations mainly in IT and related sectors. He has worked extensively on all the core functions of Finance and Accounts which includes:, Direct and Indirect Taxation, Handling of IPO, Merger and acquisition, Transfer Pricing, Internal Control Procedures, Statutory compliances, Process Automation, Budget, MIS, Staff training and Development etc.
He has also headed the HR and Administration function in various organizations. He has contributed in design, development & implementation of performance & people growth related programs and other core function of HR for more than 8 years, that include: conceptualizing, designing and executing various HR policies and processes like Talent Acquisition, Performance Management, Compensation Management, Competency mapping, career progression, pay roll management, statutory compliances etc.
Er Vitthal Joshi: Senior Vice President - Projects
Er Vitthal is a Post Graduate Electronics & Communications Engineer and an Entrepreneur with 25+ years of hands-on experience in IT and Telecom in various capacities covering IT Software - Applications / Products Development, Smart Cards, VAS, interactiveTV, WEB and Mobile convergence, Project Management, Operations and Human Resources, Business Development, IPR & Consulting.
Vitthal's work experiences include positions held in India, Denmark, Netherlands, Belgium and Germany as Project Manager, Architect, GM, VP -Tech, working in distributed mode (multiple-locations operations) in IT & Telecom Organizations. His Domain expertise has been in IP Telephony, GSM, CDMA, IN, GPRS & CTI with hands-on experience in Solutions & Services in VAS, SIM/STK with OTA, Smart Cards, RFID, IN prepaid telephony, Gateway solutions, Messaging platforms, VAS, Gaming etc apps. across TV, PC and Mobile & in Content Management. Also, with hands-on experience working for SEI-CMM Level 5 companies, made significant contribution to software development life cycle giving top priority to quality processes, introducing proper development and testing methodologies, thereby achieving higher scalability, robustness and ease of management
Accoutered with extensive technical and development experience in IT & Telecom Organizations offering Infotainment and Entertainment related services to Telcos (offering consumer centric services which help operators in increasing ARPU and user retention); Application / Productized Solutions and content delivery across multiple platforms to Large Enterprises, Media Companies and other Service Enablers, he built & managed teams-effectively, providing the leadership & direction and ensured growth and up-gradation of skills, with optimal & standardized use of IT & IT practices across the organization. He has proven track-record of delivering world-class, large-scale, performance-critical Applications/Services on time, on budget and with quality to Telecom Operators and Enterprise customers, working in multi-cultural, cross-functional work-teams and for long or early hours to provide coverage with team(s) in different time zones-work.
Vitthal having travelled to 49 countries & extensively throughout Europe & Asia, was responsible for new strategic partnerships with M/s OTI, Israel & M/s eSmart, Hong Kong, M/s Logos Design A/S, Denmark - Leaders in Europe-having Development Centres with strong Domain expertise in-Applications development / Solutions for GSM/CDMA on latest Platforms & Cryptographic Algorithms, specializing in the areas of Open Payment systems (VISA Cash etc.), closed payment systems (multi-mode smart card systems), Access control systems etc, various solutions on SIM / STK with OTA, Messaging Platforms etc. and worked closely with M/s Tongya Telecommunications in Taiwan on GSM Payphones Solutions & TotalTel - Australia for SMSCs, VAS Gateways & Applications.
Natrajan Vittal: Chief Technical Officer
Natrajan Vittal, is an IISc alumnus with over 19 years of work experience in the IT and Media & Entertainment domain. He has been working in different capacities & leading roles, at different levels of management, in the M&E domain for the past 16 plus years.
His journey into the M&E started when he joined AIR & DD as Asst Director in his early years of career where he gained first-hand experience in the broadcast setup & contributed to the key R&D technology initiatives initiated at that time.
He moved on to NDS when it started its R&D centre in Bangalore. For nearly eight years he was with NDS, he contributed to its growth by contributing in various techno-managerial roles, leading on many key NDS products , technologies & deployments. He led addition of all IP capabilities & features on NDS solutions over Media Highway middleware as a program & its subsequent successful deployments to many of NDS customers globally. He gained rich exposure in the DTV domain and project & program management experience while working in NDS in the process of delivering many of their product & solutions to major customers worldwide.
His area of interest & expertise from technology perspective include broadcast systems, mobile technologies and related convergence solutions. Apart from leading in the technology front he has been successful on very many occasions in incubating & leading successfully many new product ventures from scratch as deployable solutions on different technology areas.
With his passion in technology and vast experience in digital television & mobile solutions domain, Natrajan is playing a key role in enabling Corpus Media Labs offer compelling, mature and rich services & solutions, with the aim to achieve & strengthen its brand image & leadership position in the M&E domain, worldwide.
John S. Hamid: US Operations Head
John has extensive experience in Accounting, Finance and Tax areas for more than 17 years. He has also served in executive and management positions in Public Accounting, Tax Consulting, Industry and Investment Management. John is a licensed CPA with a Masters degree in accounting and a second Masters in Corporate Finance. In addition to his accomplishments, he has received advanced specialized training in Cost and Management Accounting
Bharani Balasundaram: Managing Director - Corpus Analytics
Bharani Balasundaram, has about 18 years of experience within the IT industry. As a Managing Director of the company, he brings a wealth of experience from large public companies to private startups. He takes on a larger role of providing strategic direction for the company, provide technology driven Innovative value propositions/solutions to meet the customers business challenges, customer satisfaction, relationship and management, analyzing and establishing business-to-business partnerships, thought leadership, Business Development and Delivery.
Bharani has been a part of corpus family since 2005. Prior to the new role in Corpus Analytics, he worked closely with Corpus's key clients, lead several projects as an Enterprise/Solutions Architect for Distributed e-Commerce, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence systems, pre-sale supported the sales and marketing team, delivery of complex IT solutions and services, strategic Business Development through managing Microsoft relationship for Corpus. Prior to Corpus, he spent most of his career as a Technology and Business Consultant servicing major corporations such as AT&T, Verizon, GEAC, deuxo, etc. spanning across vertical industries including Telco, Health Care, Banking and Finance, Retail, CRM and technology.
He has earned Associate Membership from Institute Of Chartered Accountants of India. His academic and vast technical consulting background have provided him with a broad perspective of how technology can be intelligently, innovatively and cost-effectively used to not just solve daily business problems but also gain competitive edge to grow business .