Rolta names Ravi Puri its senior vice president of operations
Global, multi-industry software and services senior executive Ravi Puri has been named Rolta Senior Vice President of Operations, with enterprise-wide and multi-pillar responsibility for strategy and execution across all of Rolta Americas businesses.
Reporting into the President of Rolta Americas, Puri will have direct responsibility for many aspects of business operations, including process and technology, marketing, analyst relations, strategic alliances with strategic partners and overall expansion of the company’s IP-led ecosystem of value-added resellers and partners.
Puri has held direct P&L leadership positions during his 20-year career spanning key roles at IBM, SAP and Oracle, having most recently led Oracle’s consulting services practice as a senior vice president and general manager, with P&L responsibilities encompassing sales, pre-sales, value engineering, business transformation, delivery, operations, marketing, communications, alliances, finance, solution development and recruiting. His particular focus is in Cloud, Big Data, Analytics, Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and multi-stack integration.
“Ravi brings to Rolta a very well-balanced blend of multi-industry expertise in the emerging, mid-market and enterprise business markets that will enable us to rapidly accelerate our plans to grow both organically as well as through strategic acquisitions,” said Preetha Pulusani, president of Rolta Americas. “He has exceptional relationships within Rolta’s ecosystem of Oracle, SAP and other independent software vendors, which will enable us to leverage additional sales channels to drive bookings, revenue and margin expectations to increasing levels. As his career has focused on IP-led marketplace solutions, we are very excited to have Ravi join the Rolta executive management team.”
An Oracle Platinum Partner with more than 1,000 Oracle resources worldwide, Rolta has been recognized by Oracle 16 times in the last decade for outstanding achievement in serving the needs of its clients.
Rolta is also a global, strategic SAP OEM Partner and recipient of the prestigious 2014 Pinnacle Award, presented annually to the top partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP and driving customer success.
Rolta OneView Enterprise Suite is a field-proven platform that is designed to exploit BI and Analytics platforms of SAP and Oracle to provide deep insights for achieving business excellence. Other important Rolta IP solutions include Rolta SmartMigrate, Rolta RapidHANA, and Rolta OnPoint.
“I have watched cheerfully as Rolta has grown into a well-recognized global brand of IP-led solutions across multiple pillars and industries,” Puri said. “The caliber and commitment to excellence of Rolta’s people is exceptional. Clients from across the globe have greatly benefited, and continue to do so, from Rolta’s approach and methodology to realizing sustained value. The ability for me to join such a stellar team is a unique and rare opportunity. I look forward to working very closely with Rolta’s clients and people as well as the ecosystem of Rolta partners, who are among the very best on the planet.”
An Atlanta native, Puri holds multiple graduate-level degrees from Clemson University and Georgia Tech, and will be completing additional corporate level strategy /executive studies at Harvard Business School Executive Education prior to year-end. Puri is an avid general aviator who
generously volunteers his resources and piloting to provide transportation for children in need of medical treatments beyond their means.