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Revathy Kasturi

Education: B.Tech. in Electrical Engg. from IIT Bombay in 1980

Fields of Specialization: Revathi has a strong background in application software development with 11 years experience in software design, development and project management. She has intimate knowledge of the finance industry having built and implemented solutions for securities, banking and insurance segments for well over 14 years.

Started her career at Wipro in 1983 and rose to become the CEO of the Finance Solutions division. After 17 years at Wipro, she founded Tarang Software along with some of her colleagues from Wipro. The company was founded on Sept 25, 2000, by three well-known IT stalwarts ? Rama Kumar V (former CEO, e-Business Wipro),Revathi Kasturi (former CEO, Financial Solutions Division, Wipro) and Kannan Kasturi (ex-Chief Scientist, Hughes Software Ltd) with an initial capital investment of US$5.5 million backed by Global Internet Ventures and WBCP, US. The company, known for its unique approach and innovative solutions, has not only survived in the market but also gained clients including NTT DoCoMo, Japan, the world's leading mobile communications company. The profit-making company is on a steady growth path now. While Kasturi has moved on and is currently the Managing Director ? West Asia Novell Software Development (I) Pvt Ltd .

At Tarang, Revathi handled Strategy, Sales and Marketing for Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East. Revathi has been a speaker at events like London Account Aggregation Conference, ebank 2002 in Middle East and seminars organised by the CII.

Awarded The 'Woman of the Year' by 'Business Today' for the year 2001. She is on the board of NASSCOM as a co-opted Executive Council Member.

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