Director Software Development, Amazon Fresh & Site Leader Amazon Dev Center @ Amazon
CTO @ Quidsi Inc., an Amazon Company
Vice President - Software Engineering @ Audible (an Amazon Company), Inc.
B.S, Computer Engineering @
Vice President - Software Engineering @ Manage engineering teams that are responsible for consumer facing mobile apps, web and mobile web platforms. Also lead a team that supports Data warehouse, BI & Analytics and Predictive Analytics platforms. From October 2013 to Present (2 years 3 months) Vice President of Development Experian Marketing Services @ Lead architecture, design
Vice President - Software Engineering @ Manage engineering teams that are responsible for consumer facing mobile apps, web and mobile web platforms. Also lead a team that supports Data warehouse, BI & Analytics and Predictive Analytics platforms. From October 2013 to Present (2 years 3 months) Vice President of Development Experian Marketing Services @ Lead architecture, design and development of a technology platform that enables integration of product and data assets across several business units in the domain of digital marketing and advertisement. Key accomplishments in this role:
• Manage architecture and implementation of Big Data analytics project using HBASE. Implemented a product that sourced 1.3 billion events/week associated with 200 million addressable audiences to generate campaign metrics and analytics. Product quoted in Wall Street Journal: http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20131001-908152.html
• Global coordinator of global “hackday” that spanned 14 locations, 9 different countries. We had 92 teams with over 350 employees. We had close to 400 tweets and 200 photos and videos on tumblr site - http://msgpdhackday.tumblr.com/ From May 2012 to October 2013 (1 year 6 months) Head, Technology Strategy @ Direct technology strategy for building common business services to support web based product lines. This covers, CRM, Usage Analysis, Sales Operations, Order to Cash systems. Direct technology startegy for next generation BPM through architecture, design and application development models. Operational dashboard reporting and analytics design and implementation. From March 2011 to May 2012 (1 year 3 months) Head of Product Development & Interim COO @ Principal responsible for the launch of a first-of-a-kind for Bloomberg, a Web-based legal platform Bloomberg Law - http://www.bloomberglaw.com, that provides a platform for research and analysis used by lawyers, librarians, and law schools. Lead the software development, product management, project management, budget control, and content processing operations.
Direct Product Development for a staff of 350 with a multi million dollar operating budget. Manage product development, content operations, software development, and customer support teams. Present business plans to C-level executives and board members for budget approvals. Reduce operating costs by 15% by introducing automation and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) in content processing and editorial workflows. From September 2008 to January 2011 (2 years 5 months) CTO Global Data @ Implemented business and technology strategies for the business process transformation of a very large data operation cost center, resulting in significant cost savings, improved time to market and enhanced quality data products. Served as the Principal Architect of the workflow platform. Implemented system architecture, software architecture, and application integration models. Implemented performance tuning, SDLC processes, and various design review and governance processes.
Managed a staff of 150+ software engineers, leveraging a multi-million dollar operating budget to develop content processing workflow solutions for extracting and normalizing financial data from public filings, news stories, and the Web. The system handled about 100 TB of data per day and supported 2,500+ content specialists / data analysts globally.
Deployed an onshore and offshore software development model, resulting in reduced costs (30%-70%) and improved turnaround times (30%) for projects and scalability of development. From December 2001 to August 2008 (6 years 9 months) Chief Architect - Market Data Distribution Platform @ Led technology architect and development of a real-time market data distribution systems that fed aggregated exchange data and derived data with minimal latency. The solution included open source application frameworks ACE/TAO, multicast, TCP and UDP based transport protocols that supported data rates of 10,000 ticks/second with 100% reliability. From December 2001 to February 2003 (1 year 3 months) Senior IT Architect @ From February 2001 to December 2001 (11 months) Vice President @ http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/press/1999/feb99/smspr.aspx From 1993 to 2000 (7 years) Senior Software Engineer @ From 1992 to 1993 (1 year)
M.S, Computer Science @ Temple University From 1990 to 1992 B.S, Computer Engineering @ Shivaji University From 1984 to 1988 Mahadevan(Dave) Lakshmanan is skilled in: Software Development, Product Development, Enterprise Architecture, Distributed Systems, Integration, Perl, Application Development, IT Strategy, Vendor Management, SDLC, Web Services, Product Management, C++, SOA
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