About Us

Sirahu is a leader in software technologies. The company was founded in 2006 with the express purpose of developing a modern, agile, nimble software development organization as an alternative to traditional expensive consulting firms.Sirahu has developed deep knowledge and expertise in various segments on the software development lifecycle and developed specialized businesses to focus on areas such as Agile Development, QA, Technical Writing, Oracle Applications and more. This is a major shift from traditional IT consulting firms taking a one-size-fits-all approach.

Who


Are We

We are a close-knit team, working along with different clients big and small all over the world. Excelling in technologies with a proper blend of experience and fresh minds thereby providing the best of business solutions.

Our


Mission

Sirahu’s mission is to revolutionize the delivery of software solutions by providing clients with technically savvy solutions. Sirahu views customer engagements as long term relationships and a partnership with the express goal of delivering high quality products.

Leadership team

Bastin Gerald

CEO and Founder
 

Bastin Gerald is the CEO and Founder of Sirahu, a 400 people strong outsourcing/ technology consulting firm. Bastin holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Bastin has over ten years of experience coaching and training clients in transformation engagements.

He started his career as a process consultant, re-engineering business processes for big improvements in performance. His first job was with the TVS Group in Chennai, where he led the re-engineering of the warranty settlement business process, reducing the lead time from 210 days to 7 days. The project propelled the company to receive the prestigious Deming Prize.

He moved to the US to join Oracle in 1998 and worked on multiple roles implementing ERP software at Fortune 1000 customers and developing product strategy, GTM plans and strategic alliances with partners like Deloitte and Bearing Point. Bastin then studied at the Wharton School of Management at the University of Pennsylvania in 2006, before working at a fintech startup called CashEdge, now part of Fiserv.

After leaving CashEdge in 2011, Bastin started his first cloud app venture called Apptivo.com, a mid-market CRM solution that grew to more than 200,000+ customers globally.Over the years, Bastin had seen both large companies and startups struggle with spreadsheets. And as OKRs returned to the technology zeitgeist, he built the Profit.co Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and launched it in New York in 2018

Keshav N Kowshik

Vice President & Head of Technology

Keshav is Vice President and heads the technology arm of Sirahu. Keshav is a customer-centric senior technology leader with significant IT experience in setting up and managing large outsourcing and offshoring global teams for customers from diverse geographies and business environments.

Keshav has more than two decades of experience in IT across various domains including Banking & Financial Services, Retail, Telecom & Insurance. His experience includes defining the IT roadmap, portfolio analysis, defining KPIs/metrics, capability assessment & enhancement, creating CoEs.

Before joining Sirahu, Keshav was a Director at Fidelity Investment where he spent close to 12 years performing various strategic & leadership roles. Keshav is a result-oriented person and believes in empowering people and is inclusive and compassionate.

Keshav N Kowshik

Vice President & Head of Technology – Sirahu

Keshav is Vice Precedent and heads the technology arm of Sirahu. Keshav is a customer-centric senior technology leader with significant IT experience in setting up and managing large outsourcing and offshoring global teams for customers from diverse geographies and business environments.

Bastin Gerald

CEO and Founder of Sirahu
 

Bastin Gerald is the CEO and Founder of Sirahu, a 400 people strong outsourcing/ technology consulting firm. Bastin holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Bastin has over ten years of experience coaching and training clients in transformation engagements.

Babu Kanumuri

Director of Product Development

Director of Product Development with extensive experience in leading and managing geographically diverse teams and delivering innovative solutions specifically in the financial/banking domain worked with Major Global Banks.


Babu Kanumuri

Director of Product Development

Director of Product Development with extensive experience in leading and managing geographically diverse teams and delivering innovative solutions specifically in the financial/banking domain worked with Major Global Banks.

Over 22 years of experience in strategic planning, organizational management and thought leadership in implementation of IT projects. Analytical, detail oriented problem solver and strategic thinker skilled in negotiating, building consensus and utilizing industry standards & methodologies.

Proven skills in business analysis, solution analysis, process management, change management, software development, and implementation management in business & technical environments with demonstrated leadership abilities.

Srijith Karolath

Director of Quality Assurance

Director of Quality Assurance with 18+ years of experience using Agile/Scrum and Iterative approaches to provide superior implementations of complex applications that satisfy exact specifications, functionality, and data quality.

Build excellent teams comprising of quality managers, quality/testing experts, and automation engineers to improve procedures, testing techniques, and test automation.

Srijith Karolath

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Director of Quality Assurance with 18+ years of experience using Agile/Scrum and Iterative approaches to provide superior implementations of complex applications that satisfy exact specifications, functionality, and data quality.



contactus@sirahu.com (650) 906-1034 (408) 439-1710