M. R. Ranganathan (popularly known as Ranga san in business circles) with nearly 15 years of IT experience in the Japanese Market, is the Chairman/Board of Directors.
He has 41 years' industrial experience and 35 years of heart-to-heart contacts and connection with Japan. He heads ABK AOTS DOSOKAI, an alumni association of Asia Bunka Kaikan and Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship (kaigai gijutsusha kenshu kyokai) and is a promoter of the Japanese language in South India.
He was awarded the Japanese Emperor Award, known as the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays, by the Japanese Government in 2005. He is a fluent speaker of the Japanese language. He was the only Indian to have received one of the highest awards given to foreigners in 2005, for his contribution to the India-Japan cultural and business relations.
Chellappa Sriram is our CEO/Executive Director.He has more than 18 years' experience in the Japanese IT industry. Having worked as a system engineer in major Japanese system integrator companies, he has a sound technical background as well. He brings together his proficiency on the software side, expertise on the marketing side and sound knowledge of Japanese business practices and the language to head Nihon Technology's marketing team in Japan. He has the experience of having worked as Country Manager, Japan Operations, in the past.
Muthuvelan.T is the Director - Global Sales and Head of the ERP Services Business Unit. His association with Japan began from his high-school days. He has to his credit 17 years of industry experience in Japan, with more than 10 years in the IT industry. Having worked as Regional Manager, Kansai Operations in the past, he has sound knowledge of technology and excellent Japanese language capability.
Sivakumar.D is the Director - Global Operations, and Head of the Integrated Business Unit. He is a hard core technical engineer now in the techno-marketing area and proficient in the Japanese language. A software engineer with nearly 10 years of experience in Japan, he brings together his language and technical skills for the benefit of our customers in Japan.
Chandrasekaran.S (popularly known as Chandru san) is our Director and Strategic Business Advisor.. He has 32 years of experience in IT, out of which 15 years' experience is in the Japanese IT market. An electronics engineer by qualification, he comes with an excellent in-depth knowledge of the IT Industry and also about doing business in the Japanese IT market.
Lakshmi Narayanan.V our Director and CFO, is a chartered and cost accountant with about 38 years' experience in industry and management consulting, both in India and abroad. He has been involved in assignments sponsored by the World Bank, WHO-UNDP relating to infrastructure projects. He has also been associated with family owned large conglomerates for the past twelve years as a senior corporate member and was involved in acquisitions, mergers, restructuring and turning around exercises.
Masahisa Ohba is our Technical Consultant and Advisor. With 35 years IT experience in global IT companies, he has been involved in product development and management (both hardware and software) for the Japanese and global markets. In addition to the above, he is well versed in the management of technical support and services for the Asia-Pacific region.He offers his expertise by combining global business management experience with excellent communication skills in the English language.