Bala Sundar, President & CEO, Co-Founder
Bala Sundar has established deep customer relationships for several key accounts and worked extensively on enterprise transformation strategy, architecture re-design, ERP package implementation, project advisory services, client relationship management, enterprise data warehousing and center of excellence development. Before joining SyApps, he spent 12 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM Global Consulting.
Bala has led a number of full lifecycle implementation projects, deploying ERP financials, data warehousing, enterprise architecture design and custom software development projects focusing on the financial services industry with many Fortune 500 companies. In addition to managing SyApps’ services operations, he’s a board member at O2iD Inc., an authentication service provider based in Plano, Texas. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and a Master’s degree in Business Administration.
Shankar Iyer, Chairman, Co-Founder
Shankar Iyer has more than 12 years of implementation and project management experience in strategic IT solutions, human resources, finance, work management, supply chain and data warehousing systems, supporting business operations and performance improvement focused in the financial services, telecommunications and energy industries, covering many Fortune 500 companies. Before joining SyApps, he spent the previous 10 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers and then IBM Business Consulting Services, where he developed and maintained strong customer relationships for several key accounts.
Shankar has extensive experience in developing business cases and managing large complex, end-to-end implementations for large corporations. His core expertise includes financial restatement processes, systems design and development, IT strategy development, systems analysis and planning, business applications, data and technical architecture lifecycle planning through implementation and software selection. Shankar holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Bombay, and a Master’s degree in Information Systems from Virginia Tech.
Jeremy T. Slater, VP, Technology
Jeremy Slater spent the past 15 years providing enterprise IT solutions and executive leadership in the retail, telecommunications, financial services and real estate industries. He most recently served as the Director of Information Technology for Municipal Mortgage and Equity, MuniMae, a real estate finance firm based in Baltimore. Prior to MuniMae, he worked at Microsoft, the MSN Network, Chrysler Financial, WebTV, the U.S. Census Bureau, and many Fortune 500 companies as a Senior Engineer, as well as a Technical Project Manager at WorldCom.
Slater’s experience includes management of data center, disaster recovery planning, data migrations, storage, strategic planning and overall development), LAN/WAN, telecommunications and management of Sarbanes Oxley, SAS 70, SSAE-16 and PCI compliance plans. He attended St. Petersburg College in Tampa, Florida, with a focus on Information Technology.