Rangachari Achutaraman


Rangachari Achutaraman
National Institure of Technology,
M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering
1993 - 1995


Core Skills

Soft Skills


Achutha has a penetrative experience of Leadership roles in Engineering Management, Business Development, Go-to Market Strategy planning & execution. Strong and Calm Leadership qualities. Experienced at different ladder of management

Immediate Objective

Grow visibility & Increase Opportunities for Students through GradsKey

Next 3 Year Objectives

Help Recruiters to find the genuinely talented candidates as per their requirements.


2019 - Present

VP, Mobile Platforms & SaaS Cloud
2018 - 2019
Apps & backend Server/Cloud SaaS platform development and architecture, Database scaling, Server side Apps, Big Data, Business Intelligence, Cloud Solution Services.

President, Engineering
2017 - 2018
Mobile: Embedded lightweight Kernel, Middleware Frameworks (PulseAudio, ALSA, Gstreamer, Bluez, WiFi, Ofono/RIL 4G/LTE modem, GPS, etc) for Linux mobile OS platform, Apps framework for rural e-commerce.

Head of System Validation Organization
2011 - 2017
Lead & Managed a SW product organization (size: 30+) - with the Development, Quality test, Build and Release Engineering ownership - for the highly complex and critical product, Validation Test Suite, which touches ~3 billion Servers.

Senior Engineering Manager
2006 - 2011
* Responsible for the Design & development of the user level Application based engines to verify the HW and SW product performance, availability and stability. * Includes at the SW Level: Linux/Solaris OS kernel level, TCP/IP networking stack, IB stack, File system, and other sub-component verification; at the HW level: Platform Server components. • Head and managed a 15 member organization.

Head of Customer Technical Support, India
2002 - 2006
• Created a 20+ member high performance team from scratch for supporting Sun servers, storage and networking products for APAC region. • Lead the team from the front in bringing the team upto productive technical support, aligning with other geos, and leveraging cross-team resources for critical escalation support.

Staff Engineer
1997 - 2002

Networking Driver Developer - Consultant
1996 - 1997

Member Technical Staff
1995 - 1996
PARAS microkernel library and network device driver development for PARAM super computer software.


Indian Institute of Science
(PhD) - Computer Architecture
2003 - 2006

National Institure of Technology
M.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering
1993 - 1995

Annamalai University
B.E. - Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
1989 - 1993