Meet our leadership

Leadership is more than a position or title, its action and example. Keeping this in mind, our team consistently strives to lead by example while nurturing young talent for the future.

Kannan V N

MD & Chairman

Kannan sets the strategic directions for the Company’s growth charter and enables the Organization to realize the revenue and other development goals.He has over 25 years’ experience and has been instrumental and integral to four corporate turnaround and scaling missions in his career. He has been an acknowledged leader for building high performance work cultures, deep and lasting customer relationships and mentoring start-ups. He shares Redeem-Soft’s DNA and is a firm driver of the tenet – Serve the customer relentlessly, everything else follows. His Breadth of Business Success spans multiple unrelated industries including, telecommunications, software services aerospace and electronics manufacturing.

J Seetharaman

Senior Vice President

Seetharaman is the VP heading the optical, switching and signaling domains at Redeem Systems. He also oversees operations and provides extensive support to maximize sales effectiveness and accelerate revenues. He has over 30 years of experience in product design and development in Telecom. He has held key leadership roles in system design and development, product strategies and product management. He has rich experience in design and development of carrier Ethernet products from 8 Gb to 1.2 Tb switching capacity; 400G to 2.8Tb cross connect SDH & OTN products; as well as large capacity DWDM products. Being an expert in product lifecycle management, Seetharaman has developed over 10 products from concept to delivery.He holds an engineering degree in Electrical and Electronics from Chennai university, NIT, Thiruchirapalli and has done post graduation in management from AIMA, New Delhi.

Srivatsa Srinivasan

General Manager and Head Finance

Srivatsa is the General Manager & Head of Finance at Redeem Systems, undertaking end to end responsibility of handling all finance and accounts related functions of the company -- along with addressal of legal matters. His main focus is to ensure short term and long term financial growth of the company. Srinivasan has more than 27 years of experience across various domains including IT, manufacturing and consumer industries. Previously, he had worked for VTI Instruments as Head Finance & Operations and was responsible for spearheading a fast track system integration project which had been a great success as the company got acquired by a much bigger corporate.

Ramesh Potty

Vice President- Sales

Ramesh Potty is the Vice President of Sales at Redeem Systems, where he focuses on driving customer and team success by understanding customer needs and identifying the right digital transformation strategies and solutions to best drive enterprise improvement. He has a deep understanding of how to successfully build and lead high performing sales teams and has developed and led high growth strategies in companies of all sizes from start-up to multinational organizations.

He has significant exposure to address technology requirements of enterprises with exposure to working with customers in the automotive, industrial equipment, aerospace, pharmaceutical and FMCG.

He is a B Tech in Mechanical Engineering and alumni from IIM Ahmedabad.

Alexander Thomas

Vice President- Marketing

Alexander Thomas is the Vice President for Marketing and Technical Solutioning. Alex has more than 20 years of experience in data communication development and technology solution for industrial automation for power sector. A passionate and learning Engineer who brings technical solutions to challenging industrial pain points. He leads our marketing team on branding, digital transformation, marketing communication and is pivotal on our technical solution offering across the broad spectrum of technology in diverse industrial segments.

Alex joined Redeem Systems after a range of technical solutioning, hardware and software Engineering development and management at several product companies that includes, Airnet Communication, Symbol Technologies, Conexant Systems, TranSwitch Inc, Ericsson Global India, and Embitel Technologies. He began his career in Engineering at US Robotics Inc, Skokie, IL.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics & Communications Engineering and a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering (Digital & Signal Processing) from University of Mysore and Northern Illinois University, IL respectively.

Krishnan V

Associate Vice President - Communications

Krishnan is Associate Vice President heading the communication Business Unit at Redeem Systems. He provides extensive support in Engineering with value added participation at every stage of Recruitment, Mentoring associates and Presales functions

He has over 25 years of experience in Product/feature development, System Architecting & Presales functions in Embedded, Datacom and Telecom software development. He has fixed complex Network software issues and was instrumental in winning sizable deals for organization. In his career journey, he has assisted Service Providers, notably British Telecom, to implement converged multimedia network as part of 21C Network Rollout program and his efforts were acknowledged with outstanding delivery achievement award as Team lead in customer premises at U.K. He has implemented L2/L3, Legacy Switching, VOIP, IMS and Wireless product based feature development and has supported Service Fulfillment and Service Assurance solutions with high quality levels for India, UK, USA and Australian customers in their premises.

He has a M.S in Software Systems from BITS-Pilani, Rajasthan and B.E in Computer Science from U.V.C.E Bangalore. He is certified PMP since Nov 2007 and currently in good standing.

Ravi Bharati

Deputy General Manager &
Head - Analytics & IXR BU

With a yearning to change the world, a never ending thirst for knowledge and in pursuit of truth and meaning, Ravi sees himself as a technology generalist, to be more specific, a generalist. Despite the scepticism such a view might invite, in terms of its feasibility. He firmly believes in learning anything and everything that he needs to the most fundamental and elemental level possible. His interests are diverse from Quantum Mechanics & Relativity to Biology & Psychology to AI & Robotics, Economics, Sociology and the list goes on. He currently holds the title of Senior Manager Engineering and is anchoring the Engineering Analytics and XR practice at Redeem Systems.