Venunath Chigullapalli

Venunath Chigullapalli

Managing Director, India Operations

Venu brings over 25 of consulting, product development and management experience to BostonLogix. His experience in information technology space spans across a wide spectrum of industry verticals and technologies. Prior to BostonLogix, Venu served as Consulting Director at Fusion Technologies (now epam Systems) responsible for delivery of offshore services in ERP, Business Intelligence and Custom Web Development to US clients. During this period, Venu worked with Craig Piekarz (CEO, BostonLogix) to refine the traditional offshore model and turned offshore teams into a seamless extension of onshore units.

Venu started his career in the United States and spent seven years consulting in various roles at Braun Consulting (now Fair Issac) and Oracle Corporation providing software solutions to clients such as Michelin Tyre, Imation, Minute Maid, GE Medical Systems, San Diego State University, California State Assembly to name a few. With a thorough understanding of US business and work culture, Venu has not only been instrumental in growing the organization but also in creating a work culture that promotes open communication, flat hierarchy and empowered employees resulting in a higher satisfaction levels of employees and a even higher satisfaction levels of clients.

Venu's entrepreneurial spirit and passion for technology is demonstrated by his active involvement as an adviser to various companies. He currently serves as a:
- Co-Founder and Technical adviser to Oakbarrel Software, a PLM product.
- Adviser and investor in Winnou systems, a leading provider of on-demand software solutions based open source technologies to educational institutes.
- Member of HYSEA Innovation Forum focussing on TechForGood.

Venu served as a technology adviser to Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs between 2017 and 2019. During this period, he designed their flagship KheloIndia Mobile application. This app is used to measure fitness of millions of students across India and also to provide necessary inputs for formulation of policies to improve fitness of children.

Venu holds a Masters degree in Civil Engineering from University of Toledo, Ohio and a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from Osmania University. He has also completed MBA (PGPMAX) from India School of Business, Hyderabad.

Venu is responsible for the operations and delivery of information technology services out of BostonLogix (India) Private Limited.