Dr. Ashok BakthavathsalamFounder & Managing Director
Dr. Ashok Bakthavathsalam is the Founder and Managing Director who has led the growth of Global Software Services (GSS) and Business Support Services (BSS) at KG Information Systems Private Limited. His business acumen is perfectly complemented by the several years of valuable experience in technology management that he gained while working for leading Silicon Valley-based high tech companies including Domestic Automation Company, San Carlos, California, USA (now Cellnet Schlumberger) and Hewlett Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA.
He has been able to predict the industry trends much ahead, which resulted in the tremendous growth of IT and BPO services at KGISL. Dr. Ashok Bakthavathsalam has dedicated his life to the progress of the society with his commendable works in the field of IT, education and medicine.
He was instrumental in establishing KGISL Trust, which has sponsored three academic institutions which excel in their ability in building the future of IT industry.
Dr. Ashok Bakthavathsalam received his Doctorate in Computer Science Engineering at Anna University. Dr. Ashok has also been honored with a prestigious honorary Doctorate Degree in Science by the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University for his contribution towards the development of information technology sector in the city. He received a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University, NY, and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.