natarajan profile_14 Dec 2015
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Natarajan Chellappan’s Profile
Natarajan Chellappan, Mechanical engineering graduate, brings with over 25+ years of experience
in the information technology industry currently serving Cognizant technology solutions,
Bangalore responsible for Infrastructure management services and cloud computing for large
clients in UK region.
Prior to joining CTS I had spent over 16 years in IBM in India and USA in Infrastructure
Management Services/Cloud computing domains and over 7 years in Tata Unisys, Wipro handling
CAD/CAM pre-sales activities.
Served many BU’s in IBM organization in different capacities as Sr. Delivery manager, Compliance
leader and Technical specialist (POWER series). Successfully led the IBM Global Accounts and
Commercial accounts of Unix and Intel organizations and delivered outstanding results in the area
of quality, productivity and operation maturity. Proactively embraced Global delivery framework
(LEAN Methodologies) and delivered astounding capacity release that saved millions of dollars for
the organization. As a SSO Compliance leader for all the GEO’s I was responsible for ensuring
security & compliance, audit readiness and was a key contributor for ISO 20K recertification for
Global Technology Services.
During my final stint at IBM I was responsible for Softlayer based Cloud solution and product
offering specific to Test and development environment. Identified and designed solution for India
customer, created lite weight ITSM process for handling Cloud Delivery operations and Product
offering document for Cloud services delivery out of remote location
I have also served as CRM (Campus relationship manager) representing IBM’s University
Relations team for PSG College of Technology as an extended responsibility since Jan 2011. It is
my passion to serve Academic institutions and interact with students and teaching staffs, with an
intent to bridge industry academia gap.
I have won many accolades like Professional achievement award, Revenue achievement award,
High Performer Technical Services Manager award, Client Value based Outstanding Technical
Achievement award in IBM. I was also recognized as a Star contributor through University
Relations for my contributions to (IBM SUR) Shared University Research, one of the IBM’s
prestigious worldwide programs to encourage and sponsor educational institutions to do Research
in selected areas.
I collaborated with IBM Software Labs for one of my innovations as part of Technical Delivery
Demand resulted in a new feature called Domain RBAC in the Unix (AIX) operating system. This
feature was indigenously designed and developed in IBM India and released worldwide.
I was also a recipient of IBM patent for his invention “Domain User Mapping of Objects” to my
On Personal front I am married to Mahalakshmi and am blessed with 13 year old daughter Nandini and 11
year old Son Naren.