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Korcomptenz - About Us - Leadership

KORCOMPTENZ leadership team and advisory board represents a broad cross section of enterprise class technology and digital marketing experience, providing an extremely high level of strategic and practical expertise and a wide diversity of viewpoints.

Clara D'Silva

Clara D'Silva

President & Founder

Clara is a recognized leader and achiever with an impressive track record spanning over two decades in the areas of Marketing, Brand Management, Account Management, Human Resource Management , Strategic Planning and Execution. In prior managerial roles, she has spearheaded consumer product brands in healthcare, personal care and food industry. Clara has worked for multinational organizations like Henkel, Dabur, Gillette in Marketing and Branding positions , thereby acquiring experience of leading portfolios on product management, brand conceptualization, research , advertising , media planning and promotion that has enabled successful increase in brand equity and market share on every product she has handled.

As a Founder and President of KORCOMPTENZ, she leads international operations, guides the management team, manages key strategic partnerships and businesses , human resources, sales and finance. Along with leading the Professional Services Group worldwide, Clara handles the digital media and marketing initiatives across the KORCOMPTENZ group of companies and has brought together a vibrant team of professionals. Her passion, extensive knowledge and hands-on-experience, never-give-up attitude and integrity inspire 's those associated with her to be winners.

With a large client portfolio including start-ups and fortune 500 companies, her mantra is " Run to the customer and become her or his most trusted partner "

Prakash Anthony

Prakash Anthony

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Prakash Anthony has close to 25 years of impressive credentials in the areas of operations, sales and marketing, relationship management and project management in the Information Technology industry. He also has credible experience in building early stage businesses and setting up start-up ventures and nurturing them to great heights. He has worked with some of the well knows names in the IT industry like Sataym, Siemens information Systems and Ramco Systems.

Prakash has been instrumental in initiating, fortifying and implementing multi-million dollar engagements for Fortune 500 companies like Philips, Gillette, Saint Gobain, PPG Industries, BASF etc in the areas of Global Outsourcing. He has initiated and grown several offshore development centers for Fortune 500 companies in Information technology services been responsible for the growth of SAP business in India in the mid 90's. His vision is to propel KORCOMPTENZ into one of the leading Global Service providers in the IT and ITES space.

Christian Twiste

Christian Twiste

Chief Operating Officer

Christian combines over 15 years of experience in enterprise marketing technology with a diverse background including strategy, business development, and creative to support our customers' total technology transformation needs. He has worked with some of the largest and most recognizable healthcare and financial companies in the world, including Pfizer, Wells Fargo, March of Dimes, and Navy Federal Credit Union. His mission is to deploy innovative, personalized programs that accelerate business results while ensuring the appropriate security and scalability for enterprise organizations handling sensitive information.

Christian is also an experienced digital and traditional marketer with deep knowledge of search engine services, social media, customer journeys, and other outreach techniques. He has a background in fine arts, and is an award-winning independent filmmaker and author.  He began his career in the automotive industry before moving to print design and then interactive. In his role as COO of KORCOMPTENZ, Christian works with over 200 clients, implementing best-practices, processes, and programs to drive total digital transformation around the world.

Manoj Bonam

Manoj Bonam

Chief Technology Officer

Manoj Bonam is a seasoned professional with wide ranging experience in the IT, infrastructure and financial domain. As Chief Technology Officer, Manoj spearheads the Presales, Program Management and Delivery of Information Technology projects. He is also responsible for keeping KORCMPTENZ up to date with respect to technology innovation and partnerships with leading technology vendors while managing the day to day activities of the company.

Manoj has worked with one of the India's Top 5 IT service Organizations before joining KORCOMPTENZ. He had varied responsibilities in the area of Project Management, Project Delivery, Relationship Management and Quality Management. During his tenure he has serviced Fortune 500 companies like GE, BASF etc. Manoj is a Six Sigma Green Belt Certified professional and is responsible for guiding the strategic direction of the company in its Quality Journey to achieve ISO-9001:2000 and CMMi certifications.

Edward Diamond

Edward Diamond

Vice President – Business Development

Edward is a seasoned Sales and Business Development professional, with over two decades of deep consultative sales experience in Enterprise IT Sales, across highly competitive environments in Software Products, IT Outsourcing and BPO. He has worked with companies such as Microsoft Corporation, Syntel, Minacs, Tech Mahindra and HCL Hewlett Packard and is skilled at interacting with C-Suite executives and successfully forging long-term relationships, based on trust and competence, for a win-win outcome. He has managed many Fortune 500 relationships across Banking, Financial Services and Retail industries.

He has also mentored many start-ups across cutting-edge technologies on their growth initiatives. Edward is focused on making every customer engagement a quality and rewarding experience. At KORCOMPTENZ, Edward's focus is on building and sustaining long-term trusted partnerships with customers.

Venkateswaran Ramasamy

Venkateswaran Ramasamy

Vice President – Operations

Venkat is having 25+ years of experience and he is a multifunctional expert with strong track record in leading successful teams in Human Resources, Operations, Software Development and ERP Implementations. Started his career in Manufacturing Industry and moved on to ERP implementation and Development. A keen planner & implementer with proficiency in leading teams for running successful operations & experience of developing procedures and standards for business excellence.

He holds Graduation in Industrial Engineering and Post-Graduate Diploma in Materials Management and Human Resource Management. He worked with one of the leading Power Protection Equipment manufacturing industry for several years. He has handled several SAP implementation assignments and played a major role in developing mini ERP packages and setting up BPO operations for legal abstraction in his previous assignments.

Venkateswaran Ramasamy

Viswanathan Hariharan

Vice President - People & Culture

Viswanathan is a seasoned HR professional with 20 yrs experience in the realm of people function across IT/ITES and Logistics space. He started his career as a recruiter with a manpower consulting firm and graduated to a full fledged HR generalist focussing on Talent Acquisition and Talent Management. His proven expertise in building the human capital management which is process oriented, people driven, aligning the function towards business needs, helped organisations to scale to next level. He is passionate about building the right culture, implementing robust performance management systems and always has an eye for detail to bring the right talent to the organisation. According to him, as leaders have a responsibility to develop more leaders, he believes that people manages are the key stakeholder in building leadership for an organisation.

A post graduate in Human Resource Management from Pondicherry University with specialisation in Performance Management, he passionately tutors and mentors college students.