George P. Kongalath
An alumni of Marquette University Milwaukee, is an ardent believer in the fact that cost efficiency and NOT cost obsession is the key to consistent growth in market economics. Over the past 25 years, he has been an active contributor to leading technologies:
LCD & HUD displays, Electronic locks, Digital identification, Biometric systems, 2D bar-codes, High capacity telecommunication equipment.
With over 25 patents filed, he is focused on driving the top line.
“If there is no top line – it doesn’t really matter how much you squeeze the operations, you just won’t exist”.
While at Ericsson, George re-architected the IMS I&V testing process for significant gains and promoted Model Based testing for IOT (Interoperability Testing), as he believes that this radical innovation will result in significant efficiency gains and boost R&D output especially for the Agile process that companies are adopting.
In creating Ideabytes, George will drive Product and Process Innovation – a role in which he is globally recognized.
Srinivas Reddy Katta
Over 21 years of experience in Telecom Services, Telecom R & D, Applications, Software development, Maintenance, Consulting, Innovation, and Testing.
Began his carrier as an ITS (Indian Telecom Service) officer in DOT (Department of Telecom) India, managing the Hyderabad Telecom District’s Switching Division. After 5 years of successful service, Katta joined Wipro Technologies as a Delivery Manager, and was responsible for building up the WIPRO account at a Tier1 Telecommunication Manufacturer.
Katta has a Masters in Electronics and Communication and is an alumni of National Institute of Technology, Warangal and Delhi College of Engineering. Additionally he attained the PMP from PMI and Black Belt in Six Sigma processes.
Katta brings, structure and process to innovation, his expertise, passion and drive towards Operational Excellency, Delivery of large engagements in IT and Telco areas.