Corporate governance

Management Board

Management Board

The execute power in the company is held by the chief executive officer. The CEO is appointed and instructed by the Board of Directors. The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for managing and developing the company's operations as defined in the Finnish Companies Act and, in the guidelines and instructions issued by the Board of Directors. The CEO may undertake actions that are unusual or far-reaching in view of the scope and quality of the company's operations only if authorised by the Board of Directors.

The President and CEO of Tecnotree Corporation is Padma Ravichander.

The CEO ensures that the company's accounting complies with legislation and that its assets are managed reliably. The CEO is also responsible for investor relations, corporate communication, long-term strategic and financial planning, as well as major operative decisions and the supervision of their implementation. The CEO prepares matters to be handled at Board meetings and reports to the Board.

Management Boards main duty is to assist CEO in operative management, monitor and develop business activities according to strategy and targets, create group level policies, support risk management procedures, follow coherent human resources policy and remuneration as well as manage stakeholder relations.

Members of Management Board

Padma Ravichander, born 1959


Education: Computer Science and IT (Dip), Concordia University, Graduate of Executive Management School Stanford University

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With a master’s degree in ‘Global Leadership and Strategic Planning’ from Stanford University, California and ‘Diploma in Computer Science’ from Concordia University, Canada, Padma comes with impeccable industry experience of almost four decades.

Prior to Tecnotree, she has been into various leadership roles with some of the fortune 500 and emerging organizations including Dell/Perot Systems as President, Global Consulting and Application Services & Managing Director for APAC, Oracle Corporation as Senior Vice-President, with Hewlett Packard as Managing Director (HP-ISO).


Indiresh Vivekananda , born 1965


Education: Chartered accountant

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Before working at Tecnotree, Indiresh has worked as the Head FP&A at Yahoo India, as the Vice President of Tecnotree and APAC Controller & Country Head R&D and Operations at Cloudera Inc.


Leena Koskelainen, born 1965

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Education: Diploma in Business Information

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Leena drives operational excellence & digitalization across Tecnotree, implementing cross-functional organization-wide initiatives that help the company make informed and data-backed decisions to improve productivity & quality of delivery, increase customer engagement through agile operations, establish integrated business plans across business units and improve the overall quality of life and work at Tecnotree.

With diversified experience across Managed Services, Solutions Consulting, and Product Management, Leena is a seasoned leader with close to 25 years of employment with Tecnotree. Leena’s capabilities are also well known in bridging the R&D, solutions, sales, and other functions. She holds a Diploma in Business Information Technology.

Subramanian Ramaseshan, born 1970

Vice President, Value Engineering

Education: M. Sc (computer Science)

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Ram is the Vice President of Digital Customer Solutions Business Unit and key member of the Core Management Board at Tecnotree. Ram oversees delivery of end to end Digital Customer Solutions and Managed Services Operations using Tecnotree’s Full Digital BSS Stack.

Ram is responsible to deliver a superlative Digital Customer Experience to all Telecom operators by providing end-to-end Value Engineering, System Integration, Deployment, Professional Service delivery and Digital Managed Service Operations. Primary responsibilities includes Thought leadership and Business value management for C-Suite of Telecom operators while helping the CxO to achieve their Business transformation objectives.

With three decades of experience in leading MNC organizations, Ram has expertise in Telecom Product Engineering, Product Line Management, Systems Integrator, O/BSS & Digital Business Transformation program, Large Managed Service Digital operations for Telecom operators across North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, APAC.

Ram hods a Masters’ Degree (M.Sc) in Computer Science and has served in various leadership roles in his previous stints with major Product and IT Services MNCs.

Anurag Asthana, born 1970

Vice President, Product Engineering

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science & Engineering and a Master of Science in Telecommunications.

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Anurag Asthana is the Head of Product Engineering and is responsible for driving R&D, covering product architecture, design, development, continuous integration, and testing. In addition, he also takes care of global IT and security for the company.

With rich experience of over three decades in the IT and telecom domain, Anurag worked with organizations like HP and Motorola where he held various leadership roles in leading geographically distributed teams and developing software for global customers.

Anurag holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science & Engineering and a Master of Science in Telecommunications

Prianca Ravichander, born 1990

Chief Marketing Officer and Head of B2B2X

Education : MSc Urban Data Management from Erasmus University, Rotterdam BALLB (Hons) NALSAR University of Law

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Prianca Ravichander, Chief Marketing Officer is responsible for the Global Go-To-Market Strategy for Tecnotree’s portfolio, Manages Branding and Design for the company and is the SPOC for analyst relations, investor relations, public relations and corporate communications.

As Head of B2B2X Monetisation, she leads the Tecnotree Moments Platform for partner ecosystem monetization with the aim of transforming CSPs from enablers to orchestrators of digital services across healthcare, gaming, sports, education, IoT and more.

Previously, Prianca was instrumental in growing convergent ecosystems for high-tech/deep-tech startups, smart cities and electronics system design manufacturing industries and over the last 10 years has worked with Meity (Govt of India), Ernst & Young, Startup Karnataka (Ministry for IT and Biotech), Tfiber (Ministry for Telecommunications), and KUIDFC (Ministry for Smart Cities). She has helped increase access for digital and public services through various initiatives. Her background includes working with public, private and PPP initiatives and she holds an MSc in Geo-statistical Econometric Analysis from Erasmus University.

Biswajit Deva Sharma, born

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) & Head of SaaS

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science & Engineering and Master’s degree in Management

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Biswajit heads the Technology office at Tecnotree, in this role he is responsible for driving the Technology Strategy, Innovation, and good Architectural governance across the products. Technology Office enables Tecnotree to make the right technology and architectural decisions and follow best industry practices while aligning to the short- and long-term strategic goals of Tecnotree.
In the role of Head of Software as a Service (SaaS) business, Biswajit is responsible for leading Tecnotree’s product-led approach to offering Tecnotree products as a service on cloud. The primary goal of the SaaS business unit is to create a seamless buying and operating experience for Tecnotree products.

Biswajit brings more than 20 years of experience working with Enterprise Software across engineering, product management, and strategic business management roles. He holds a degree in Computer science and Engineering and a Master’s in Business Management.

Hitesh Morar, born 1977

Chief Product Officer

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering & Master of Science degree

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Hitesh heads the Product Office within Tecnotree and is responsible for the Solution Consulting practice along with the overall management of the product portfolio offered by Tecnotree. The Product office is instrumental in defining the overall product strategy and leading the creation of a best-in-class product experience for each of the products in the portfolio whilst aligning with industry best practices. From a Solution Consulting perspective, the Product Office is also responsible for engaging with and driving customer success through the use of the Tecnotree product set.

Hitesh brings a wealth of experience in the telecom sector having been the former group CIO of the largest operator in Africa, delivering and executing the IT and digital transformation strategies across key markets in Africa and the Middle East as well as being a Consultant to Operators and Service Providers alike across various geographies.

Pankaj Vaish, Born 1964

SVP Operations

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering with a post-graduation degree in MBA.

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Pankaj heads the Global Operations role in Tecnotree and is responsible for overseeing the overall business performance and day-to-day operations & administrative functions. He is part of the growth strategy planning and key execution excellence initiatives of the company.

Pankaj brings over three decades of IT and global Executive Management experience across a wide portfolio of technologies, service lines, and products spanning several industry segments including telecom. 

Pankaj has been part of two successful start-ups, one of them being the leading AI/ML platform space. He is currently based in Hyderabad, India.