Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, 03 November, 2015: Uniphore Software Systems, Chennai-based speech recognition solutions company, today announced that Sunny Rao, Vice President, India & Middle East at Vidyo has joined Uniphore’s advisory board. Mr. Rao will be helping and guiding Uniphore in its overall business strategy, expansion and organisational leadership.
Commenting on the same, Ravi Saraogi, Co-Founder & COO, Uniphore Software Systems said, “Having Sunny Rao on our advisory Board is a great advantage in building our business. An adept leader, his global experience and work in core technologies will help us strengthen our offerings and drive growth within our target markets.”
On joining Uniphore’s advisory board Sunny Rao, Vice President, India & Middle East, Vidyo said, “Uniphore is an innovative technology company providing disruptive and scalable solutions. As an advisor to Uniphore, I hope my experience across the telecom and technology sector will be of value to the company. I look forward to guiding them in reaching their goals across multiple geographies.”
Sunny Rao has led and grown technology organisations across the world for over two decades taking them to leadership positions in each of the geographies he has managed. In a career spanning over two decades, he has held Senior Leadership positions in Avaya, Genesys and Nuance Communications across Asia Pacific and India. Sunny is currently the Vice President for Vidyo across India & Middle East. He is also a Board member at Sri Research for Tissue Engineering.
Uniphore Software Systems, is headquartered in IIT Madras Research Park, Chennai. Uniphore was incubated in IIT Chennai, India in 2008 and currently has offices in India, Philippines and U.A.E with 80 employees spread across all locations. Uniphore’s investors include Kris Gopalakrishnan, IDG Ventures India, India Angel Network, Yournest Fund, Stata Ventures. Uniphore has worked with over 70 enterprise customers andserved over 4 million end users. Uniphore was recognized by Deloitte as a Technology Fast 500 company in Asia Pacific and Technology Fast 50 Company in India in 2014 and was also ranked as the 17th fastest growing technology company in India by Deloitte Fast 50 in 2012. Uniphore’s Co-Founder & CEO, Umesh Sachdev, received the “Exemplary Application of IT Award for 2014″ at the CII CONNECT 2014 Awards and awarded the Best Incubatee in the ICT Category at ISBA Awards in 2011.