LEADERSHIP
TEAM

Narasimha Gondi
Founder & Executive Chairman

Narasimha Gondi is the Founder & Executive Chairman of OTSI and is responsible for the company’s overall leadership, strategy, and management. 

He has been the driving force behind OTSI, steering it to the forefront of technology innovation.

A true visionary, Gondi started OTSI in 1999 to fill the market’s colossal talent gap and provide quality solutions while managing cost efficiencies. 

OTSI has emerged as one of the leading local providers of global consulting, information technology and outsourcing developments.

Gondi has been felicitated with multiple awards such as “Entrepreneur of the Year,” “Best of Businesses,” etc.

Different publications have recognized his work, including Technical Forums & Societies, and he has regularly featured in various business and technical magazines.

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Chandra Talluri
Global Chief Executive Officer

Chandra Talluri is the Chief Executive Officer of OTSI and is responsible for accelerating growth and driving customer business outcomes, and building new markets for OTSI.

He holds a master’s degree in business consulting from Hochschule Furtwangen University, Germany.

He joined OTSI in 2010 as Director of ERP & BI Solutions and swiftly moved up the ladder with his exceptional business acumen.

Chandra brings over fifteen years of information technology and strategic leadership experience in working with clients from the US, Europe, APAC, and MENA.

Under his leadership, OTSI has ventured into new territories and forayed into offering new services and practice capabilities. In his tenure, OTSI has grown from a 30 to 1000+ employee workforce.

Chandra believes in making ideas happen and has in-depth exposure to working with clients and building strategic partnerships.

Chandra has a strong track record of high impact to complex, large-scale global businesses, especially about moving the needle on organizational transformation and change management initiatives.

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Lois Stark
Advisor-E&U IT Services Practice

Ms. Lois Stark, is the Advisor for OTSI Energy & Utilities IT Services Practice. Lois also holds strong experience in internal customer relationship management, coordination of efforts across multiple business and IT departments, vendor management, and budget planning were also key areas of responsibility.

Her latest stint over the past 7 years included IT Leadership over the pre-planning and implementation of 2 large successful CIS programs working closely with project leadership, system integrators and various external vendors.

Her other responsibilities were comprised of IT support for Customer Information System (CIS) including the Online and Batch billing applications, multiple interfaces including Meter Reading, Cash, IVR, Bill Printing, Web self-service, Marketing, CRM and Mobile applications. She was involved in standing up a new CIS system before Year 2k as an IT leader over CIS billing, billprint, and various interfaces.

Lois has been on the CS Week Utility conference planning committee for the past 11 years. She has assisted in recruiting speakers and planning workshops for these conferences and gained valuable networking with other Utilities and Vendors.

She ensured compliance with industry and corporate standards, alignment with corporate goals, and responsibility for the performance, reliability, and security of Customer Information & Billing applications and interfaces.

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Brian Barrett
Sr. Vice President - Global Marketing & Pre-Sales

Brian Barrett is Senior Vice President- Global Marketing & Pre-Sales. As SVP Marketing & Pre-Sales, Brian oversees global marketing/brand strategy and execution, pre-sales operations, technical support, and technology partnerships.

Brian has 30 years of marketing & sales strategy, operations, and technology solutions delivery experience and has operated as a solutions provider and client sponsor.

Brian, a results-driven sales & marketing executive, brings diverse experience in business strategy, brand & channel marketing program operations, product development and management, sales, and partnership development. He brings a vast portfolio of client solution experience in business intelligence, data analytics, data warehousing, and martech / sales tech automation for our clients. Brian excels at partnering to solve complex business challenges through people, processes, and technology.

Brian holds Baylor University (BBA) and Rockhurst University (MBA) business degrees.

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Shashi Thouti
Sr. Vice President - Global Delivery

Shashi  brings vast experience in building solutions for global customers and has led onshore/offshore delivery teams through product life cycle build & release.

He joined OTSI in 2013 and is based out of our global delivery center in India, providing vision and oversight, architecting solution (s) real-timeline customer challenges in Telecom Vertical, managing Global Delivery for all Customer engagements.

Shashi has 18 years of experience in the Information Technology & Telecom/Wireless Industry-leading nationwide projects for several major US Telecom Service Providers before joining OTSI.

Shashi believes in shared culture, and collaborative work motivates the team to think and do better every time to produce the best outcomes. His unique blend of technology and management specialization helped a broad spectrum of clients to achieve faster growth in the global arena.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and computer science.

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Robin Moore
Advisor - Client Engagement

Robin Moore is Advisor – Client Engagement. She has a wealth of 40 years+ years of experience in IT, and she has been working to strengthen OTSI over the last six years. She is presently pursuing collaborations in partnership with Evergy along with other utilities.

An industry veteran with extensive and rich IT experience, Robin began her career with the US government as an application developer and then rose through the ranks to achieve top management. Her work includes telecommunications, Utilities, Government and Oil refineries.

As an IT leader, she has extensive knowledge in handling highly skilled IT professionals and providing guidance to customers on managing different security compliance initiatives, building processes and procedures to enhance an organization’s ability to develop and maintain corporate systems, focusing on improving efficiencies.

Having been awarded Phi Theta Kappa, she has also been credited with successfully completing and deploying multiple major projects at Energy to consolidate systems to a single Customer Care and Billing Platform.

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Krishna Pal
Vice President Accounts & Finance

Krishna Pal is a Vice President – Accounts & Finance and is responsible for planning and coordinating the accounting and financial activities of the organization.

He joined OTSI in 2006 as Sr. Manager – Accounts & HR. He is an experienced auditor and oversees financial statements, sales and activity reports.
He excels in data measure productivity and goal achievement and determining cost reduction and program improvement areas.

He has achieved top management over the years and has acquired exceptional skills in Accounting, Banking, Insurance, and other financial activities.

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Guy Arnone
Sr. Director - Sales & Business Development

Guy Arnone is a Sr. Director – Of Sales and Business Development and is based out of OTSI, Overland Park, KS. Guy is a results-driven sales & operations executive who brings diverse experience in sales, partnership development, and operations.

He has over 25 years of expertise in the sector, has worked as a Director of Sales and Operations for other companies, and served as a consultant. He brings experience in delivering projects and solutions across multiple industries, including Telecommunications, Transportation Financial Services, and E-Commerce Distribution. He held positions with Genesis10, Ernst & Young, and Cap Gemini, among other companies.

He possesses business degrees from Rockhurst University (BSBA) and Baker University (MBA). He enjoys watching sports and spending time with his family (Baseball, football, and soccer).

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Joel Whitaker
Director of Strategic Accounts

Joel Whitaker, the Director of Strategic Accounts at OTSI in Santa Clara, CA, is a highly accomplished professional with 20+ years of experience.
With a background as a Product Manager and Account Manager, Joel has a proven track record of successful project execution and innovative solutions.

He held influential positions at Sprint and NetStandard before joining OTSI, enhancing his industry expertise. Joel’s competencies include technical product expertise, demonstrated through his involvement in three network vendor launches.

His dedication to product readiness and customer acceptance consistently yields outstanding results. Joel excels in building new client relationships, leveraging his business acumen to drive growth and foster strategic partnerships. With his skills and commitment, Joel Whitaker is an exceptional leader in strategic accounts.

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Jyoti Gupta
Manager - Business Process & Talent Acquisition

Jyoti joined OTSI in 2015 as Manager – Talent Acquisition. As a Talent Acquisition professional with 11 years of rich experience in end-to-end talent acquisition, Head Hunting, Industry Mapping, Strategic hiring (volume and niche hiring), Campus Hiring, Client Management, Vendor management, onboarding, People Management, MIS.

She has extensive experience in diverse industries, which includes: Telecom, Manufacturing, IT, FMCG, Banking, Energy and Power, Chemical Industries, BPO, E-commerce, Semi-Conductor & Consumer Durable, etc… A highly motivated and focused driven attitude with a result-oriented approach.

Ensured recruitment target delivery for multiple locations. (Pan India, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, & Indonesia).

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Cruz Zarate
Practice & Delivery Head - Microsoft

Cruz Zarate is the Microsoft Practice Head for Americas & IT Delivery at OTSI. He interacts and ensures quality and delivery from the USA/COSTA RICA. He has been working with Microsoft Technologies and solutions for over ten years. His expertise in Microsoft Technologies includes Office 365, Azure, SharePoint, NET, and others.

With a solid background in technology, Cruz covers roles such as architect, project manager, senior developer, among others, to keep his skills up to date and polished. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer science and is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist.

Cruz is passionate about customer front-facing, creating quality solutions, and long-lasting customer relationships.

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Shashank Shandilya
Vice President - Business Solutions & Service Delivery

Shashank Shandilya is the Vice President of Business Solutions and Service Delivery and is responsible for developing and managing the company’s overall service delivery strategy and operations.

He joined OTSI in 2016 as director of technology. He has provided leadership and strategic guidance during the various phases of the development and commercialization process for new products and ensured successful implementation rollout and ongoing service delivery and growth.

He has worked in several positions ranging from developer to vice president during his 15-year career. He is certified in several areas of technology.

He is passionate about using innovative technological solutions to solve high-impact situations.

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Navin Rao
Sr. Vice President - Client Partner & Commercial Sales, APAC & MENA

Navin Rao is the Senior Vice President – Client Partner & Commercial Sales, APAC & MENA. His expertise lies in Technology Consulting, BPR, Enterprise Solutions, and Customer Management.

He joined OTSI in 2014 as Vice President &Client Partner and who manages to Customer Acquisition & Retention, Solutioning, Risk Mitigation, Coordination & Delivery and Customer Satisfaction.

Navin has over 24 years of rich experience in the software development of changing environments and technologies.

He has participated in many successful start-ups and enterprise large-scale projects as a key player, expert strategist and, innovator.

His key responsibilities included engaging with Key Accounts, synchronizing delivery in line with customers business, growing business in all accounts, establishing and expanding footprint in regions of operations.

Over the years, he has acquired unique skills including re-evangelizing the organization through strategic partnerships, capability deliverance and creating a customer focused culture.

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Kiran Gajula
Sr. Vice President - Government & Public Sector Sales, APAC

Kiran is SVP sales, in Govt and the public sector for APAC region. He develops and drives the overall sales strategy in the segment. With over 14 years of extensive experience in the public sector, Kiran is sought after for his knowledge and expertise in understanding the pulse of this sector.

Prior to joining OTSI Kiran has worked with companies like Marvel ERP Solutions and Softline Software Services as a senior sales consultant. He is certified in SAS Sales Competency Program and has done his master’s in business administration.

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Maria Murillo
Human Resources Coordinator

Maria Jose Murillo is OTSI’s Human Resources Coordinator for Latin America. She leads the HR team on providing the best experience to all the people onboard. 

Maria brings to OTSI a wide range of knowledge specializing in employee relationship, employee awareness, SOPs, and payroll. She joined OTSI in 2022 and have been working in HR related fields for 10 years, several of them involved in the IT industry. Maria Jose has a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources.

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Alberto Abad
Operations Manager - Latin America

Alberto Abad is Operations Manager Latin America  Region and oversees the entire nearshore operation by delivering the global strategy to the local office and ensuring the achievement of financial and operational objectives. With over 8 years of experience working with global companies, he joined OTSI in 2022.

Alberto is a Business Administration professional and has done his master’s degree in Foreign Trade Management. His experience includes working at a “Big Four” consultancy and audit company, rendering services to various multinational companies, he has also worked in the financial and logistics industries.

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Pradeep Boiri
Sr. Director - Human Resources, APAC & MENA

Pradeep Boiri is a Sr. Director – Human Resources of APAC & MENA region at OTSI. In this role, he guides the HR Delivery and Strategic Teams at OTSI to strengthen people practices for effective hiring, developing, engaging and retaining good talent.

He also partners with Sales, Delivery, Practice Leadership and Senior Management on present and future talent practices. Pradeep has over 20 years of experience in the HR function, and he has been part of leadership teams in companies like OSI, IIC, and Verizon.

He is a seasoned professional in strengthening business-aligned HR Systems, driving strategic organizational initiatives and building great teams & leaders.

A Science graduate, he has pursued Executive HRM from the prestigious IIM, Kolkata.

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Esteban Arroyo
Talent Acquisition Manager

Esteban Arroyo is the IT Talent Acquisition Manager for Latin America. He leads OTSI’s Talent Acquisition LATAM Team driving development and implementation of recruiting strategies for the organization in partnership with the business commercial area. He joined OTSI in 2021.

Esteban has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He is an IT Talent Acquisition and Headhunter expert, who has 8+ years of experience involved in the IT Recruitment business, bringing all his knowledge and expertise to OTSI. He also worked in retail and recruitment agencies.

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Alfonso Molina
Sales & Business Development Manager - Latin America

Alfonso Molina is OTSI’s near-shore Sales & Business Development Manager, located in San Jose, Costa Rica.  He’s in responsible for bringing new business and serving our current clients.

Alfonso has 10+ years of experience in IT services, near-shore operations and sales.

He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and two majors: marketing and international businesses.

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