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

CEO

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).

Priyesh Ranjan, born 1980

CFO

Education: Bachelor of Technology (IIT Delhi)

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After serving as one of the members of Board of Directors for Tecnotree for a year, Priyesh took up the role of CFO in 2019 with the company. Having worked with leading consulting and financial organizations like EY, IL&FS, Stallion Group, etc, Priyesh has immaculate knowledge of global financing. He completed his engineering from IIT-Delhi, India’s top institution.

Sanjay Ketkar, born 1956

Vice President, Managed Services and Support Operations

Education: Master of Engineering (Automation), Indian Institute of Science

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Having associated with Tecnotree for more than 7 years, Sanjay currently heads Managed Services and Support Operations.
With Master of Engineering in Automation from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Sanjay comes with four decades of IT industry experience. Sanjay has worked with Dell, Siemens, Hexaware and Tata Infotech in various leadership positions with diversified roles from software development, product engineering and support services.

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.

Savitha NK, born 1973

Chief People Officer

Education: Master’s degree in Human Resources

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Savitha heads the Global Human Resource for the company, and is responsible for all HR activities, including HR Business Partnerships, Global Talent Management and Acquisition, and Tecnotree Academy operations. With 20+ years of extensive experience in People function working across various domains, she has been responsible for leading M&A activities and managing global development centres in India and APAC region. Savitha has a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Criminology, and Master’s degree in Human Resources.

Armando Martinez, born 1968

Vice President Regional LATAM

Education: master’s degree (MBA) and Bachelor of Communications and Electronics Engineering (BCEE)

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As the Regional Vice President of Latin America, Armando is responsible for the entire operations of the market that includes Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Delivery, and Technical Support. He is also fully accountable for the region’s profitability and comes with very strong experience of two and half decades where he had similar positions for Amdocs, Sigma Systems, RAD Data Communications, Force10, and few other organizations in the telecom space.

He holds a master’s degree (MBA) and Bachelor of Communications and Electronics Engineering (BCEE) with specialization in Digital Electronics and Telecommunications.

Sajan Joy Thomas, born 1978

Vice President, Product Office

Education: degree in Business Management from IIMC and Bachelor of Commerce from Delhi University

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With more than 2 decades of overall experience in the IT Industry, Sajan started his journey with Tecnotree in 2004 playing leading roles in Business & Digital Transformation, Solution Consulting including Presales, Portfolio Management & Solution Architecture, Delivery & Managed Services and has worked across geographic regions such as EMEA, APAC & LATAM.
As the Vice President – Product Office, Sajan heads the Product Office focusing on Product Portfolio Management, that includes managing the Product Requirements Management function and running the Product Investment Board, Presales management and Solution Consulting.

He has completed his Executive Program in Business Management from IIMC and Bachelor of Commerce from Delhi University.

Subramanian Ramaseshan, born 1970

Vice President, Value Engineering

Education: M. Sc (computer Science)

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Ram is the Vice President, Value Engineering and a part of Core Management Board at Tecnotree. Keeping the customer delight as the prime goal, he leads the global delivery of product solutions and services for Digital Service Providers.

Having worked for close to three decades with leading telecom and IT companies, Ram has developed various telecom product engineering services and delivered complex transformation programmes for companies across the North America, Europe, MEA and APAC. Ram holds a Masters’ Degree in Computer Science (M.Sc) and has also served various leadership roles in his previous stints with leading telecom service delivery and product development companies. He has also worked as a software scientist in Defence R&D organisations.

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.