Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, 15 December, 2015: Uniphore Software Systems, Chennai based speech recognition company, today announced the appointment of Samith Ramachandran as Vice President & Head of Professional Services and M Thamarai Selvi as Director of Marketing & Communications.
Samith will be responsible for building the professional services organization and services portfolio, with a focus on rapid deployment, sustained operations and business growth. Selvi will oversee all aspects of Marketing and Communication across the globe.
Commenting on the appointments, Umesh Sachdev, Co-Founder & CEO, Uniphore Software Systems said, “Samith and Selvi are seasoned executives with rich experience and a track record of success in their fields. They bring a depth of business experience and leadership skills, which will help to ensure that we continue evolving, to meet the needs of our customers in our core markets and those emerging markets in which we strive to increase our participation. I believe they will be a great asset to Uniphore and to our customers across geographies.”
Samith Ramachandran, Vice President & Head of Professional Services said, “Excited to be part of a team that is breaking boundaries in human-machine interaction. Engaging in the role of building the company, I am wholeheartedly dedicated to drawing on my prior experience in this sector and lead the team in delivering better customer experience.”
M Thamarai Selvi, Director of Marketing & Communications, Uniphore Software Systems said, “I am excited to actively lead marketing and communications strategy globally for the company. Delighted and privileged to be part of Uniphore’s leadership team, I look forward to innovative marketing campaigns across all channels to expand the awareness of our product and market success.”
Samith has over 19 years of experience in Software Product Engineering and Service Delivery. Prior to Uniphore, he has worked with Siemens (NSN), Subex and Flytxt. Samith holds a degree in Computer Science & Engineering from the University of Kerala.
Selvi comes with 14 years of exposure in marketing and communications across companies like BPCL, Asian Paints, IBM and Wipro. Selvi is a MBA graduate from IIM Calcutta and has done her engineering from REC Calicut.
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.