Dr. M. Pethachi is the chairman of the Board of Directors. He contributes his time and effort to Carizen in the areas of strategic planning and decision making, financial planning and reporting, in the recruitment and management of people in key positions and in ensuring that Carizen conducts its affairs equitably.
He gained exposure to early stage technology ventures via a telecommunications billing company and a search engine project. He was briefly invloved in founding a non-profit Actuarial Science venture in india in 2000-2001 when the insurance industry was privatized. He is currently a Director of a Healthcare and Optical Digital Imaging company, Cynaptix Technologies (P) Ltd.
Dr. Pethachi is the Managing Editor of Asia Financial Planning Journal, a leading publication that provides authoritative and influential financial planning news to the financial industry in the Asia Pacific region, including Australia, New Zealand and Japan. He holds a PhD in Mathematics and has published papers in Mathematics journals. He also has an MBA. He attended several Universities in the US, including Carnegie Mellon University, where he was a William Larimer Mellon Fellow.
Mr. Srikrishnan Chitoor is a founder and a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Chitoor has a B. Tech from IIT Madras at Chennai and MS from University of Delaware. Mr. Chitoor has experience in 'Software Product Development' with some of the best software firms in the world including SPSS.
A versatile technical Manager, Mr. Chitoor is responsible for day-to-day operations at Carizen. Mr. Chitoor manages Customer Support, Product Development, Key Account Installation and Tactical planning. With keen insight into Business aspects of Technology, Mr. Chitoor contributes to the long term competitiveness of Carizen by leveraging IT and Internet to implement efficient business processes.
Ms. Jayalakshmy Venkataraman, an alumni of College of Engineering Trivandrum, completed her B.Tech in Computer Science. Before joining Carizen, she has experience working in USA in companies like Ameritech, Genesee Development Group. This gave her exposure to the corporate setup.
Being one of the earliest members of Carizen Family, she takes care of the Day to Day operations at Carizen, seamlessly blending her technical expertise with practical knowledge and experience. A very keen observer and quick learner, her attention to detail helps in automating Carizen processes. Her organising skills, her constant strive at perfecting any task that is being given to her helped her climb the corporate ladder.
Her main areas of work are Client interaction, HR Management, Admin/Accounts Maintenance, Government Sector interactions, and Setting/Automating Carizen Processes.