Sreejith Viswanathan

Engineering Leader - Passionate about creating products, building high performing teams, hiring and nurturing the right talent!

India

Summary
Technology Careers Engineering Careers Product Stewardship Leadership : team building & mentoring New product development Values and Culture development Predictive Analytics Big Data

Engineering leader with 21+ years’ experience in designing, developing and sustaining market leading enterprise software products. I have lead engineering efforts for creating products for organizations in the areas of Analytics, Big Data, Predictive Analysis, Business Intelligence etc.

I have also built high-performing teams from ground up. I am passionate about finding the right people, motivating them, establishing the right culture and inspiring the team to aim for very ambitious goals.

I could lend my expertise to organizations or individuals who would like to create products in India or trying to build a product development team from scratch.

I also enjoy helping engineers and managers in navigating their career path. I have been fortunate to be able to make a difference in many people’s careers by mentoring them and helping them to take decisions when they face confusing choices.

Experience

Director, Product Development - Analytics at Symantec

Dec 2014 - Present

Responsible for Symantec's Big Data Analytics team in Bangalore. Actively involved in the Architecture, Design and Development of a new set of products & services that could potentially disrupt the cyber security landscape. This involves a fresh look at cyber security and cyber risk assessment, viewing them as analytic problems involving analysis of Big Data consisting of trillions of data-points gathered from millions of end-points all over the world. Uses Big Data technologies, Analytics and Machine Learning.

Director - Engineering at Narus Inc

Feb 2014 - Nov 2014

Lead the Big Data Analytics team in India. Helped to build the next generation Big Data Analytics platform that enabled customers to derive insights from data in motion, data in use and data at rest. Made use of advanced big data technologies and machine learning algorithms. Please note: http://www.forbes.com/sites/greatspeculations/2015/01/14/symantec-acquires-boeings-cybersecurity-unit-in-a-bid-to-boost-big-data-capabilities/

Director, Software Development at SAP Labs

Dec 2008 - Jan 2014

Lead the engineering team that designed, developed and released award winning products in predictive modelling and data visualization. Technologies used included SAP HANA for big data analysis, and 'R' to tap into the growing set of powerful statistical and data mining algorithms.

Sr. Manager, Software Development at Business Objects

Oct 2007 - Dec 2008

Involved in development of Business Intelligence products.

Sr. Manager, Software Engineering at Sterling Commerce

Mar 2007 - Sep 2007

Manager, Software Development at Sterling Commerce

Jun 2005 - Feb 2007

- Lead multiple engineering teams that were developing and maintaining EAI products - Conceived & executed successful hiring strategies to build the India team from ground up - Managed transition of key product development work from other locations to Bangalore - Member of the Leadership Council at India Center – decision making body for general administrative matters and policies. - Awarded Senior Vice President’s award for exceptional achievement in 2005

Development Lead at i2 Technologies

Dec 2001 - May 2005

Adv. Member, Technical Staff at i2 Technologies

Sep 1999 - Nov 2002

Systems Consultant at i2 Technologies

Jul 1996 - Aug 1999

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