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Our Team

Board of Directors

V.V.K Prasad                                 | Chairman and Managing Director Our Team
V.V.K Prasad Chartered Accountant by qualification, VVK has over 30 years of experience with Indian Financial Markets. After several years of sub-broking to a Corporate Broking House, he has headed Gayatri Capital Ltd from 1996 to 2005. He was the partner in MOSL and headed the Andhra Pradesh operations from 2005 to 2007. He completed his training in Futures & Options from the CME (Chicago Mercantile Exchange) in 1998 long before derivatives were introduced in India and represented ANMI members at parliamentary sub-committee for Introduction of Derivatives in Indian Markets. He was the president of Association of NSE Members of India (ANMI) for the year 2005-06 and in front of the Finance Minister (Mr. P Chidambaram) for STT (Securities Transaction Tax), which was duly responded by a reduction of 90% in the STT.

His vast retail broking experience, thorough knowledge of Capital Markets and aptitude of creating products is the back-bone to ViVeKam. His conceptual clarity and motivational spirit has brought together and given direction to the ViVeKam team. His continuous inputs for research, development of products, establishing business relations etc has been and is the key to ViVeKam’s progress.

Balakrishna Vellanki                  | Director Our Team
Mr. BalaKrishna Vellanki Mr. Balakrishna holds a Masters degree in Networking and Communications from University of Southern California. He has handled assignments that involved launching of products, brand management and strategic partnership at Product Partner LLC, a USD 500 million corporation for the last 7 years before joining ViVeKam as a Board Member.He is helping ViVeKam develop and decide advertisement material in Print, Media and Email campaigns. His knowledge in SEO and social media is being tapped for launching products. He also supervises the design, development and testing of different hypothesis and validating the results reported by the processes. His attention to detail helps products become precisely accurate. His knowledge of customer perception and requirement helps in customizing the products that are needed by investors of different sectors.

Currently with brand management and negotiations of strategic partnerships on his domain, he is also responsible for managing reporting and mode of dissemination of information on product performance in real time to all customers.

Avanti Vemuru                           | Director Our Team
Avanti Vemuru Avanti holds an Honors Degree in Fashion and Industry Management from Philadelphia University. She worked as a Technical designer at Michael Kors (USA), Inc., a USD 1 Billion corporation and as a Production Coordinator (which involved handling teams of sizes up to 400ppl) at American Apparel a USD 350 Million corporation before joining ViVeKam in the research and development team.Her grasp over software programming has been of great assistance on the software development side. She has been constantly involved with the software department in the development and validation of the products. Her analytical creativity has helped bring about a new dimension to the products.Having grown up in a family of experts in stock market analysis she has gained ample exposure in the field which helps bridge the gap between product development team and top management of ViVeKam. She also handles the operations of the product I-Mutual and is responsible for overseeing the software development work.

Core Team

V.V.K Prasad                                | Chairman and Managing Director Our Team
V.V.K Prasad Chartered Accountant by qualification, VVK has over 30 years of experience with Indian Financial Markets. After several years of sub-broking to a Corporate Broking House, he has headed Gayatri Capital Ltd from 1996 to 2005. He was the partner in MOSL and headed the Andhra Pradesh operations from 2005 to 2007. He completed his training in Futures & Options from the CME (Chicago Mercantile Exchange) in 1998 long before derivatives were introduced in India and represented ANMI members at parliamentary sub-committee for Introduction of Derivatives in Indian Markets. He was the president of Association of NSE Members of India (ANMI) for the year 2005-06 and in front of the Finance Minister (Mr. P Chidambaram) for STT (Securities Transaction Tax), which was duly responded by a reduction of 90% in the STT.

His vast retail broking experience, thorough knowledge of Capital Markets and aptitude of creating products is the back-bone to ViVeKam. His conceptual clarity and motivational spirit has brought together and given direction to the ViVeKam team. His continuous inputs for research, development of products, establishing business relations etc has been and is the key to ViVeKam’s progress.

BalaKrishna Vellanki                 | Vice President Our Team
Mr. BalaKrishna Vellanki Mr. Balakrishna holds a Masters degree in Networking and Communications from University of Southern California. He has handled assignments that involved launching of products, brand management and strategic partnership at Product Partner LLC, a USD 500 million corporation for the last 7 years before joining ViVeKam as a Board Member.He is helping ViVeKam develop and decide advertisement material in Print, Media and Email campaigns. His knowledge in SEO and social media is being tapped for launching products. He also supervises the design, development and testing of different hypothesis and validating the results reported by the processes. His attention to detail helps products become precisely accurate. His knowledge of customer perception and requirement helps in customizing the products that are needed by investors of different sectors.

Currently with brand management and negotiations of strategic partnerships on his domain, he is also responsible for managing reporting and mode of dissemination of information on product performance in real time to all customers.

Aswin Kumar Bysani                 | Vice President – IT Development Our Team
Mr. Aswin Kumar Bysani

Mr. Aswin holds a masters degree in Information Technology and has over 14 years of experience in developing software solutions for Financial services industry. He has worked on numerous IT products both in Broking and Insurance industry during his association with Gayatri Capital Ltd, Motilal Oswal Securities, J.M Financial Services, Karvy Stock Broking and Karvy Insurance Repository. Software analysis and Risk Management have been his forte and he has been instrumental in design and development of Risk Management solutions currently vastly being used in the companies listed above.

His foresight in IT development can be gauged from the fact that many of the applications developed by him in the past are currently in use by some of the top financial services companies of India. He is identified till date by the prefix “Gayatri wala” by Motilal Oswal staff across India.

At Vivekam along with his team designed and developed the client interfacing module called VIM. In addition to this he has developed Trading Partner alerting application and, also been instrumental in developing several in-house applications used for day to day activities of Vivekam.

Rambabu V                                 | Vice President – IT Operations Our Team
Mr. Rambabu V With over 16 years of experience in IT and Web Technologies and their extensive use in Stock Broking industry when he worked with Gayatri Capital Ltd and Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd, Ram Babu brings his IT domain experience to ViVeKam’s team. He has helped his former employers develop IT systems that can easily interact with NSE trading platforms, NSDL, CDSL and broker’s back office systems seamlessly. Several solutions developed by him are found in brokers’ office till date and most of them are given a prefix “Gayatri” by MOSL staff.

At ViVeKam, he is heading the team whose main focus is to build an engine that would enable integration of Vivekam Transaction platform (VTP) with other interfaces that include, but not limited to, Capital Market Database, NSE Trading Platform, Brokers’ Back Office and ViVeKam Financial Engine (VFE). He also partakes in development of VFE which is built on the logic of products. VFE generates orders on behalf of clients and tracks them for logical conclusion. He reports directly to MR, the chief architect of database.

Avanti Vemuru                          | Assistant Vice President – Research & Development Our Team
Avanti Vemuru Avanti holds an Honors Degree in Fashion and Industry Management from Philadelphia University. She worked as a Technical designer at Michael Kors (USA), Inc., a USD 1 Billion corporation and as a Production Coordinator (which involved handling teams of sizes up to 400ppl) at American Apparel a USD 350 Million corporation before joining ViVeKam in the research and development team.Her grasp over software programming has been of great assistance on the software development side. She has been constantly involved with the software department in the development and validation of the products. Her analytical creativity has helped bring about a new dimension to the products.Having grown up in a family of experts in stock market analysis she has gained ample exposure in the field which helps bridge the gap between product development team and top management of ViVeKam. She also handles the operations of the product I-Mutual and is responsible for overseeing the software development work.

Group Support

Shyam Benagal DTS                 | Advisory Member Our Team
Mr. Shyam Benagal DTS Shyam is an IT professional with over 12 years of experience in Software Development. He has immense knowledge in all cycles of software development, with emphasis on Object Oriented Analysis and design (OOAD) process.Presently, heads a team of brilliant programmers involved in automation of research process to run millions of iterations leading to creation of prototypes. The team’s in-depth knowledge of C#, VB, T-Sql, PL-Sql, XML/XSL, ASP/JSP, Jscript, JQuery, Oracle 9i, MS-SQL Server has been crucial in development of user interface engine which will enable any interested party to back-test the results of any of our products at any point of time.
Murali Mohan RVN                    | Advisory Member Our Team
Mr. Murali Mohan RVN MR has vast experience of over 20 years in the field of Design and Architecture of Enterprise Applications using Component based and SOA architectures. Among his list of reputed clients are global clients in US & EU including OCG, Ohio, DOT, Wisconsin, Hitachi, Japan, City of Pittsburgh, USA.He oversees ViVeKam’s initiative in designing and developing enterprise software products and applications, architectures multiple platforms, cloud based applications and converting mainframe applications into web based applications using non-invasive methods and writing middle-ware Java / .NET components. His experience in relation to fine tuning the performance of the applications running on application servers with concurrent users performing millions of database transactions is instrumental in ViVeKam developing the capability to scale its web- based operations in very short period of time.
M. Sudhir Kumar                       | Advisory Member Our Team
Mr. M. Sudhir Kumar SB is an IT professional with over 12 years of experience in Software Development. He has immense knowledge in all cycles of software development, with emphasis on Object Oriented Analysis and design (OOAD) process.Presently, he is heading a team of brilliant programmers, namely, BR, GR, KM and SS, which is involved in automation of research process to run millions of iterations leading to creation of prototypes. The team’s in-depth knowledge of C#, VB, T-Sql, PL-Sql, XML/XSL, ASP/JSP, Jscript, JQuery, Oracle 9i, MS-SQL Server has been crucial in development of user interface engine which will enable any interested party to back-test the results of any of our products at any point of time.