About Us - Corporate Management
Seasoned Professionals - Strong Leadership
Speridian is guided by seasoned professionals, with hands-on experience, who provide high-level management, oversight and advice throughout our client engagements while continually moving the company forward. Meet the Management Team
In 2003, Girish Panicker transformed his passion for bringing clients the world’s best custom software applications into a business. With over 15 years of hands-on experience, including work with IBM, CGI and Worldcomm, he designs, develops and manages complex application software systems.
His areas of expertise include eBusiness Applications using Oracle, Siebel and Java-based technologies, namely NetDynamics, EJB and J2EE. Having built solutions for some of the world’s most respected financial services, telecomm and health care institutions, Mr. Panicker has become a renowned CRM Architect.
He currently serves as CEO for Speridian Technologies, where he has grown the business from a two-person company to one of the world’s fastest growing IT services firms. Mr. Panicker received his degree in Computer Science from Pune University in India in 1992 and later earned his Masters in Computer Science from Drexel University, Philadelphia in 2001.
KP Hari joined Speridian Technologies as Managing Partner in 2007 and is responsible for Global Operations, Company Growth and Associate & Customer Satisfaction. With over 17 years of IT experience, KP mastered the art of delivering technology and business solutions for attaining competitive advantage. KP is consistently recognized for On Time, On Budget deliveries and a champion of Software Delivery through Distributed Software Methodology.
KP Hari has strong management and delivery skills, excellent leadership with maturity and experience, in addition to his technical skills.
KP Hari graduated in Engineering from Calicut University and later earned his Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Regional Engineering College, Warangal. KP is a good communicator, team builder and motivator with more than five years of Bombay University teaching experience.
Prior to joining Speridian, KP held several senior managerial positions like Vice President, Option One Mortgage Corporation and Director, Online Tax Products at H&R Block. KP Hari also held senior Management roles in Nexgenix and Union Carbide.
Tama Herman is a sales and marketing professional with 18+ years experience in many aspects of the high-tech arena. Her wide-ranging IT services experience includes data center management for Chase, on the customer side, and serving as Account Executive for Sun Microsystems, on the vendor side.
From 2001-2005, Tama left technology to start a vegetarian foods company, where she found that her technology sales and marketing skills transferred over well, and where her aggressive “guerilla” PR tactics paid off by way of garnering some impressive media coverage.
Since moving to Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2005, she has returned to IT business development, working with the New Mexican business community at large along with state, local and federal government agencies. She is a native New Yorker, who attended NYU and graduated with honors from the School of Hard Knocks.
Chandra is responsible for driving the company’s global operations, including the execution, implementation and delivery of software solutions to customers. He is also tasked with defining and executing Speridian’s long-term strategy. He also leads Speridian's Center of Excellence and Knowledge Management initiatives.
With over 14 years of experience in the Technology arena Chandra possesses a wide range of expertise including application development, integration and deployment of packaged applications. He has successfully handled large and complex transformation programs which involved heterogeneous technologies, geographically and culturally diverse teams, with different customer centric processes.
Chandra is credited with delivering the first ever HIPAA adapter for a leading Enterprise Middleware product and has received great accolades for his Innovative solution. As an active member of the PMI he is also very involved in the training for future managers.
Hrishikesh joined Speridian Technologies as a Resident Director in 2005 and is responsible for infrastructure development and associated development activities. Hrishikesh is managing the support functions, finance, HR, and administration activities for Speridian technologies.
Prior to joining Speridian, Hrishikesh was the managing director of Frames India Engineering Pvt. Ltd. and Hi-Frame Developers Pvt. Ltd. He has 25 years of experience in infrastructure development, project management and company management.
Hrishikesh graduated his Bachelors in Civil Engineering, from College of Engineering Trivandrum in 1983.