Leadership

Dr. K. B. CHANDRASEKHAR
Chairman

KBCDr. K.B. Chandrasekhar ("Dr. Chandra") is co-founder, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of Jamcracker. He is also the co-founder and Chairman of the Board of e4e Inc., a global technology holding company and Chairman of the Board of Aztec Software and Technology Services Limited, a publicly traded company on the Bombay Stock Exchange.

In 1994, Dr. Chandra identified the potential of the Internet and founded Exodus Communications. Exodus went public in March of 1998 in one of the most successful IPO's of 1998. In 1999, Dr. Chandra was honored as the Ernst & Young Northern California Entrepreneur of the Year.

Seeing the need for research and development in the areas of information sciences and life sciences, Dr. Chandra established the Anna University - K.B. Chandrasekhar Research Centre (AU-KBC Research Center) in 1999 at the Madras Institute of Technology (MIT) campus of Anna University, as a collaborative venture between Anna University, Chennai (Madras), and the K.B. Chandrasekhar Family Foundation. Dr. Chandra started his first entrepreneurial venture in 1992 with Fouress, Inc., a network software design and development firm with clients including Sun Microsystems, Adaptec, Toshiba, and Lockheed. Within two years, Fouress was a highly profitable company with sales of $1 million per year.

In 1990, Dr. Chandra moved to the United States as country manager for Rolta India, Ltd., where he was responsible for business development, marketing, and software consulting services. Dr. Chandra began his career in 1983 at Wipro, an Indian information technology company, as a customer support engineer. During his seven years with the company, he advanced through various sales, marketing, and support functions including building highly available networks for satellite applications and managing marketing for its European clients.

Dr. Chandra was born and raised in Chennai, India and holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Anna University.
RAVI CONDAMOOR
Chief Executive Officer

Ravi CondamoorOver the last 18 years, Ravi Condamoor has been an entrepreneur and technocrat, holding senior management and technical positions in numerous organizations and help shape the computing industry with innovative products and solutions.

In 2000, Ravi co-founded NehaNet, an On Demand CRM Solutions Company for the semiconductor vertical and as Vice President of Engineering, managed all activities related to product development, deployment and support.

Prior to co-founding NehaNet Corporation, Ravi headed the Distributed Platform development team at Portal Software where he was responsible for developing the company's next generation distributed middleware platform. Previously at Oracle, Ravi led the Architecture effort for the Oracle Application Server and drove the successful adoption of CORBA as the technology infrastructure for the Application Server. He also served on the Oracle Corporate Architecture Review Board, World-Wide Web Consortium and Object Management Group standards efforts. Ravi holds several patents in E-Commerce and On-Line Trading systems and has publicatons in Distributed Computing and Graph Theory. Ravi spent his early career at IBM and Sybase contributing to their Distributed Computing efforts.

Ravi is an ardent supporter of both Open Source and Software as a Service (SaaS) paradigm and has unabashedly practiced them with vim in the last few years.

Ravi holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from University Of Madras, a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Dallas and has completed advanced work towards a PhD in Computer Science at the University of Texas at Dallas.