Leadership

We at Natsoft believe leadership is key to providing solutions to our clients and channel the organization in the right direction. Led by passion and a high entrepreneurial spirit, our leadership team comprises of highly experienced talent from diverse backgrounds ranging from consulting, operations, emerging technologies, transformation, and finance.
Timmy Cheedala
Timmy Cheedala
Founder and CEO
Timmy Cheedala

Timmy Cheedala

Founder and CEO

Timmy is the Founder and CEO of Natsoft Corporation. Timmy established Natsoft with a vision to provide a unique and fulfilling experience for its employees and clients. He is a national winner of the 'First Generation, Entrepreneur of the Year' award from the National Association of Entrepreneurship. Timmy led Natsoft to grow into a sizeable business with a deep focus on customer satisfaction through the quality of consulting and delivery. Highly regarded in the entrepreneur community, Timmy is known for his business acumen and creating a framework of strong commitment to his clients and employees.

Timmy is now focused on growing the company to the next level by taking on to the digital initiatives to provide the clients with innovative solutions needed for this era of transformation with Cognitive, Cloud, Analytics, IoT and Robotics solutions and services. A firm believer that a highly capable team can help Natsoft, traverse to the next generation, Timmy strengthened the leadership with highly experienced leaders from fortune multinationals, diverse backgrounds, and geographical spread.

Timmy is also a sports enthusiast, he was an avid national level sailor, he represented India at the Sailing regatta championships.

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Srinivas Cheedella
President and MD
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Srinivas Cheedella

President and MD

Srinivas Cheedella (Sri) is President and Managing Director. Sri is responsible for the overall growth, Internal automation, BPM, M&A and the global delivery centre. Sri has over 24 years of work experience; of which he spent over a decade at Perot Systems / Dell Services operating in the roles of COO, CFO and Chief of Shared Services for India and Philippines. He was recipient of Perot Systems award for implementing suite of niche technology platforms and was also nominated for the ICAI business achiever and the RASBIC HR Personality of the year awards.

After Dell, Sri setup and spent about 3 years at Laurus Edutech as its Managing Director. Laurus went on to become one of the leading players in a for profit social enterprise in the skill development space. At Laurus, he developed a first of kind, SaaS based skill platform for tracking skilled resources, besides skilling several under privileged to help them get employed.

The last 7 years prior to joining Nat IT, Sri was Vice President at ADP, managing the India Finance and Procurement. Sri is also an active member of the industry forums. He was the Chairman at AmCham (American Chamber of Commerce) Chennai chapter and was also a committee member of the HYSEA. On the academics' front, Sri is a Chartered Accountant and a Cost and Management Accountant.

Shyam Mamidi
Shyam Mamidi
Chief of Products, Solutions & Partnerships and CEO Asia
Shyam Mamidi

Shyam Mamidi

Chief of Products, Solutions & Partnerships and CEO Asia

Shyam is responsible for creating strategic partnerships for building a robust IT eco system at Natsoft. He also manages the development and deployment of products and solutions for defining the client offering and a seamless system integration. Shyam is also a founder and leader of the business focussed Natsoft (Asia) based out of Singapore. He is also a Director on the board of Nat IT Services, the global delivery centre based out of India.

Shyam has over 25 years of Industry and Management / IT Consulting experience. Prior to Natsoft, Shyam worked at PwC Consulting and IBM Global Business Services as a Vice President and has deep experience across multiple industries and leading-edge technology solutions. At IBM Shyam played key roles as ASEAN Global Business Services Leader, Singapore & Indonesia Country Leader, ASEAN Consulting Services Leader. Shyam was also responsible for successfully establishing IBM's Business Analytics and Optimization Services across ASEAN. These positions had P&L responsibilities with up to $300M annual revenues.

Shyam has tremendous experience in driving the new wave of digital transformation for Clients into the agile age of Cloud, Analytics and Mobile by defining specific roadmaps to bring the next wave of growth and digital disruption.

Fred Jakobsen
Fred Jakobsen
VP - Business Development
Fred Jakobsen

Fred Jakobsen

VP - Business Development

Fred is the VP of Business Development and Strategy at Natsoft Corporation and is responsible for overseeing the formation of business partnerships and negotiation of contracts.

Fred manages the global business development across solutions, services, products, and BPM at Natsoft. Fred is a seasoned executive with the ability to consistently exceed expectations and deliver business capabilities and strategy that "make a difference".

Fred is diversely experienced with 42 years in all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle and Operational Excellence, with a focus on delivering key business strategies for competitive advantage. Strategic excellence placed on Data Management, Privacy, and End of Service Life and Application Modernization capabilities for delivery of cost efficiencies in a competitive environment. Leverage expert analysis and insights to promulgate a lean approach and team empowerment that drives organizational improvements and best practices.

Fred also served as a Non-Commissioned Officer in the US Army, and has held executive roles at several start-ups, as well as Accenture, Sprint PCS, and AT&T, prior to joining Natsoft.

Lenin Kumar
Lenin Kumar
Chief of Services & Support Functions
Lenin Kumar

Lenin Kumar

Chief of Services & Support Functions

Lenin is responsible for managing the global services division. With over 250 clients, Services division is the largest top line contributor. Lenin joined Nat IT, in 2016 and ever since has been helping this division with a consistent growth and delivery exceeding client's expectations over the years. The Services division comprises of implementing, maintenance, delivery in the areas of ERPs like Oracle Applications, SAP, Peoplesoft and technologies like Java, .net etc.

Lenin joined Nat IT after a successful career with Accenture in India, where he was responsible for delivery of complex and global SAP projects. Lenin comes from a Finance background and has both Industry and IT experience in Oil & Gas / Natural Resources Industry.

Srinivas Boyapati
Srinivas Boyapati
MD - Australia
Srinivas Boyapati

Srinivas Boyapati

MD - Australia

Srinivas is responsible for the Australia business comprising of the solutions, services, products, and BPM at Natsoft Consulting Australia. Srinivas is a seasoned executive with 30+ years of experience in Industrial Control Systems, Information and Operations Technology, delivering large complex integration programs and solution outcomes using various methodologies and technologies across a multitude of industries and geographical locations.

Prior to Natsoft, Srinivas worked with companies like IBM and Deloitte and successfully executed large ICT and Automation projects for process industries like Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Refineries, Chemical, Power and Utility. Srinivas is also certified as Project Management Professional by Project Management Institute - USA and has good understanding of the technological trends in IIOT, Blockchain and Predictive Analytics.

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Y.V GIRI
MD - BPM
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Y.V GIRI

MD - BPM

A post graduate in Business Management, specialized in Strategic and Turn Around management with 17+ years of invaluable experience in marketing, advertising and Human Resource, Giri is a true blood entrepreneur bent of mind, with the necessary risk taking ability, tempered by sound technical grounding and driven by a long term vision. Giri had scaled CorpOne BPO, a subsidiary of Natsoft to a 1100+ organisation and is serving some of the niche clientele.

Thomas Weigert
Thomas Weigert
CTO and CEO - App Modernization
Thomas Weigert

Thomas Weigert

CTO and CEO - App Modernization

Thomas Weigert is the Chief Technology Officer at Natsoft Corporation and CEO of Updraft where he directs research and development. Previously, he heldpositions as tenured Professor of Computer Science and St. ClairEndowed Chair of Software Engineering at the University of Missouri atRolla; as Motorola Fellow and Vice President with Motorola GlobalSoftware Group where he was responsible for the developmentenvironment, including processes, methods, tools, as well as thequality and engineering computing infrastructures, deployed in 19software factories in 14 countries with over 7500 software engineersand where he directed and had budget responsibility over a team ofover 800 IT, quality, and tool development technologists world-wide;and as Assistant Professor of Mathematics at the Johannes KeplerUniversity in Linz. He held visiting research positions at theElectrotechnical Laboratories, Tsukuba, and Argonne NationalLaboratories, Argonne.He is the author of a text book, seven international standards, aswell as over seventy book chapters and refereed articles ininternational journals and conferences on the application ofartificial intelligence techniques to the development of productsoftware, in particular for real-time distributed systems. Hisresearch contributions have been in the areas of modeling languages,the derivation of efficient programs from design models, and the useof automated theorem proving in program generation andverification. He and his team have developed innovative toolssupporting the software development life cycle and have demonstratedone of the first commercial embedded software products with thecomplete code automatically generated from high-level specificationsas early as the late eighties. He holds 8 US patents pertaining to thegeneration and testing of software using automated techniques.

He received his Ph.D., M.S., and M.A. degrees from the University ofIllinois, and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University.

Van Den Berg Aswin
Van Den Berg Aswin
Director - Modernization Architecture
Van Den Berg Aswin

Van Den Berg Aswin

Director - Modernization Architecture

Aswin van den Berg is a Senior Member of the Technical Staff atUpdraft. He was born in the Netherlands and received his Mastersdegree from Utrecht University. In 1998, he received a PhD in ComputerScience from Cornell University where he specialized on ProgramTransformation and Attribute Grammars. Aswin has worked at GrammaTechand Motorola Labs on researching and implementing language translatorsbefore joining Updraft.His areas of expertise are program analysis and programtransformation. His hobbies include open water swimming and swingdancing.

Frank Weil
Frank Weil
Director - Product Strategy - Application Modernization
Frank Weil

Frank Weil

Director - Product Strategy - Application Modernization

Frank Weil is Director of Product Strategy at Updraft and isresponsible for designing automated tools which aid in themodernization of large scale and mission-critical legacy softwaresystems. He has extensive experience in software engineering,including development and testing, modeling languages, automatic codegeneration and translation, image and speech processing, andartificial intelligence. While at Motorola, Frank was Chief Architectand managed the Software Engineering and Tools Technology Group whichsupported Motorola software developers world-wide with automationtechnology. He received his PhD in Electrical and ComputerEngineering from Purdue University.

Frank holds a patent and has authored numerous publications spanning awide range of software engineering topics. He has served on severalMotorola corporate technical advisory boards and steering committees;was on the Industrial Advisory Boards of the NSF Repository for ModelDriven Development and the Software Engineering Research Center; and wasa co-chair, track chair, reviewer, and panel member with professionalconferences.

Ramachandran Somasundaram
Ramachandran Somasundaram
VP - Data Solutions
Ramachandran Somasundaram

Ramachandran Somasundaram

VP - Data Solutions

Ramachandran fondly called as Ram at Natsoft, is responsible for building all the data solutions be it in the analytics space or big data or implementation and deployment of on prem to on cloud data models or adoption to off market products like Teradata, Vertica, and others. Ram commenced his IT career way back in 1988 and worked with entities like stock exchange, L&T infotech and a large telecom company in the US. For over 20 years prior to joining Natsoft, Ram was managing the COE for Database solutions and in the Chief Data Office for a large telecom major.

Tejashree Rao
Tejashree Rao
Executive Director - BPM - HR
Tejashree Rao

Tejashree Rao

Executive Director - BPM - HR

Tajashree Rao has been with the CorpOne (the BPM arm of Natsoft) since its inception and is responsible for all of the Human Resources function. She setup the function and today successfully built a strong capability to hire thousands every year to augment the BPM growth. A terrific referral program, network with the sources have never let down on the hiring needs. Tejashree also setup a robust general human resources and comp and benefit program within the organization to help the company position as a preferred from an employee perspective.

Also built within the organization a very process driven onboarding and training program to help employees quickly scale and deliver on the job. On the academics front Tejashree has a Management degree with HR as specialization and over 16 years of experience in the realms of HR, Training and Administration.

Durga Prasad
Durga Prasad
Executive Director - BPM Operations
Durga Prasad

Durga Prasad

Executive Director - BPM Operations

Durga Prasad is the go-to Operations chief at CorpOne (the BPM arm of Natsoft) and has been with the company for over a decade. Durga Prasad popularly known as DP within the company brings tremendous experience of over 21 years and working with companies like Adroit prior to CorpOne. DP is known for eye around the detail, diligent and has a complete oversight on the nuances of the operational elements from onboarding a new client to successfully piloting and ramping up while delivering and even exceeding the client expectations.

DP instituted several processes at various levels that provide consistent visibility to the operational parameters and to have greater control of delivery spread across different sites. DP is also responsible for sales and marketing and market expansion across telecom, education and banking, insurance, and other industries.

Manish Patel, CPA
Manish Patel, CPA
CFO
Manish Patel, CPA

Manish Patel, CPA

CFO

Manish is responsible for the finance, tax, and compliance function at Natsoft. He has built processes and systems for all Natsoft compliance across all the 50 states that it has its Associates operating. Manish ensures Natsoft to stay on top of its compliance, tax and regulatory filings besides helping the organisation stay on track to its financial deliverables.

Manish is a CPA from the USA and a Chartered Accountant from the ICAI in India. Manish has over 20 years of work experience and prior to Natsoft Manish was a practising CPA.