About Me

suman1.jpg Suman Chaudhuri is Sr. Director of Strategy and Solutions, Product Engineering Services (PES) with Patni Computers, the 6th largest IT consulting firm in India. He is directly responsible for their ISV business unit, developing the technology strategy around current and emerging technologies (SOA, SaaS, Open Source, Web 2.0, Mobile 2.0, Semantic Web, Cloud Computing) and helping customers develop scalable and agile architectures based on standards. He is also responsible for creating innovative solutions and products that leverage a combination of technologies such as virtualization, SaaS, Cloud Computing and Open Source that Patni can offer its customers to create additional revenue streams for Patni. In addition, he is also responsible for other aspects of running the business unit, such as recruitment, procurement, training, mentoring and retention. Currently, he is also working on starting an animation and gaming practice within Patni.

Prior to joining Patni, he was the Technology Strategist for BEA Systems, a worldwide leader in SOA application and service infrastructure, where he worked with customers in financial services, automotive, retail and health care to help their CIOs, CTOs and VPs strategize on their long term business goals and enabled them to achieve those goals by making intelligent use of both current and emerging technologies. At BEA, he was also an active contributor to BEA’s SOA Practice in the areas of SOA discovery, assessment, planning/roadmap, governance, implementation and transformation services.

Besides his business domain knowledge, he is also hands-on when it comes to technology (Java, J2EE, .NET, Web Services, Messaging, Master Data Management, Business Intelligence, Security-PKI, SAML, XACML, WS-Security, Integration – SOA, ESB, EAI). In addition, he has participated in compliance efforts using ITIL and has managed both onshore/offshore developments of teams as large as 150, comprised of senior architects, project managers, testers and developers.

He is a BEA Certified Enterprise SOA Architect, TOGAF certified and is currently undergoing:

– ITIL Foundations Certification (for IT Governance)

– Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Certification (risk assessment, analyzing information systems for security risks, compliance problems, disaster recovery and business continuity analysis, etc).

Suman lives with his wife in Michigan. Aside from technology, he has an avid interest in entrepreneurship, martial arts, automobiles and traveling.


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