CEO & President
Mr. Rajkumar Velagapudi, also known as Raj , is the founder, CEO & President of Innova Solutions, With over 25 years of experience in the IT industry, Raj presides over the day to day activities of Innova solutions and is responsible for the direction of the company.
Raj served as Head of Infrastructure Services at Mphasis Limited., and served as its Executive Vice President. Mr. Velagapudi has been Executive Vice President, Business Development of Ness Technologies Inc. since September 2008. Prior to founding Fortify in 2008, he served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Fortify Infrastructure Services. Mr. Raj served as Member, Executive Management Team of Ness IBS, a subsidiary of Ness Technologies Inc. since September 2008. He founded Ness Financial and Business Innovation Services (formerly Olas Software Solutions Inc.) in 1996 and served as its President till February 2006.
From November 1999 to March 2006, Mr. Velagapudi served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Innova Solutions. From December 1990 to March 1998, he served in several roles, ultimately as Vice President, Business Development of Covansys Corporation. From 1989 to 1990, he served as Senior Program Manager with Siba Software Services. Mr. Velagapudi is at the helm of affairs inclusive of Strategic Planning, Development and Sales & Marketing. He has in excess of 20 years of experience in the IT industry. During his tenure at one of the leading systems integrators, he was one of the Senior Management members responsible for expanding the business in the Western U.S. region. Mr. Velagapudi holds a B.S degree in Computer Science from the University of Madras, India.