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Management Executive

Palatine, Illinois, United States
December 28, 2015

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Kishore Channabasavaiah

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Palatine, IL, 60067 847- 571-6293

Technology Solutions Executive–IT Strategy, Consulting and Solutions Delivery

Professional Profile

Distinguished Technology and Business savvy executive with more than 20 years of experience in Information Technology and Architecture overseeing organizational transformation and delivering business value driven application solutions for the enterprise including SOA, BPM, Integration/ESB, Information/Data Management, Analytics and shared services applications. Proven ability to lead the implementation of innovative solutions in addition to establishing new teams and groups to realize the strategic visions of the enterprise. Extensive experience in developing newer approaches and processes for delivering business functionality by adapting appropriate technology. Strong executive leadership and management skills with ability to motivate and lead teams to deliver quality solutions for maximizing overall productivity. Deep expertise in adapting multi-vendor tools and technologies to architect and deliver business functionality and a shared services portfolio. Wide ranging IT experience across a number of industries and business organizations of all sizes for solution delivery management in various environments.

Demonstrated leadership in innovation with a portfolio of patents/publications which are the foundation of the next generation of IT solutions in addition to being a recognized technical leader and trusted advisor with diverse skills and expertise.

Qualifications and Expertise

Program Management

Enterprise Architecture

Application Development

Application Servers

IT/Architecture Strategy

Service Oriented Architecture


Portal Solutions

IT / SOA/ Data Governance

Solution Frameworks

Cloud Computing / SaaS

Commerce Solutions

Practice Management

BPM / Workflow

Networking & Communications

Integration Solutions

Budgeting and Estimation

Advanced Analytics / BI

Methodology / DevOps

Middleware Solutions

Business Modeling & Transformation

Smarter Infrastructure / Emerging Technologies

Maturity Assessments Technology Evaluation

Big Data / MDM / Data Virtualization

People Management (12 yrs)

Enterprise Asset Management


Rules Engines

Mentoring / Training

Mobile / Social Media

Global Delivery Management

Predictive Analytics

CoE Establishment

Thought Leadership

API Solutions

Multi-vendor stacks

Professional Experience

Executive Consultant and Technology Advisor – AbbVie - Regulatory, R&D Quality & Safety (RQS) Aug 2013 - Present

Architecture Strategy – Information Management, Business Analytics, BPM, Visualization June 2014 – Present

Executive consultant defining the next generation AbbVie Regulatory Affairs Architecture and Digital Business Strategy with a focus on business, functional, technical and implementation aspects, including details of governance, business opportunities, success criteria, architecture models, standards, technology and product choices/recommendations, case studies, adoption roadmap, budget and recommendations for best practices adoption. I developed the overall strategy as an enterprise reference model with emphasis on cross business unit capabilities mapping.

Key focus areas includes:

Data Governance – Governance Model definition, Implementation Strategy and Roadmap, Best Practices recommendation

Data Management: Integration and Virtualization – Strategy, Realization Roadmap, Reference Model/Architecture (Virtualization, BI/Data Warehousing, ETL), Technology Evaluation, Industry Case Studies Evaluation, Vendor / Product Evaluation. Conducted Proof-of-Concept (PoC) for Data Virtualization solution.

Master Data Management (MDM) / Metadata Management – Multi-domain MDM and Enterprise Metadata Management Strategy, Architecture, Technology and Implementation Roadmap

Identification of Medicinal Products (IDMP) – Standards Review, Architecture and Implementation Strategy, Phased Realization Roadmap, Vendor Product strategy evaluation, Regulatory Agency MDM strategy review

Business Process Management – Strategy, Enterprise Process Opportunities, Process Modeling, Realization Patterns, BPM adoption Best Practices

Advanced Analytics – Strategy, Enterprise Opportunities map, Reference Model / Architecture, Safety Analytics Solutions, Text and Data Analytics, Predictive Analytics

Data and Information Visualization and Enterprise Reporting – Strategy, Enterprise Opportunities, Architecture Model

Software Strategy – Application Development Strategy, Digital Business Strategy, API Architecture model, Micro Services Architecture, Application Portfolio Review, Cloud, SaaS and Agile/DevOps model, Micro Services, Technology and Tools

Enterprise and Platform Strategy / Architecture, SOA / BPM / Advanced Analytics August 2013 – May 2014

Executive consultant defining and modeling the next generation AbbVie Regulatory Affairs Platform Architecture with a focus on strategy, enterprise SOA Reference Model, Platform and Technology architecture planning, definition and implementation, Information Management, Advanced Analytics including Predictive Analytics

Development of program and realization strategy, implementation plan and architecture including API/Micro Services architecture (SOA, BPM, TIBCO, Oracle and MS SharePoint)

Development of Enterprise Solution Reference Model including User Experience, Data, Security, Services, Business Process Management and Analytics models

Vendor product integration strategy, Delivery Vendor selection

IBM Distinguished Engineer/Partner, CTO Advanced Analytics / Supply Chain Solutions

Advanced Analytics, Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), Smarter Buildings March 2011 – April 2013

Technology Executive for Smarter Infrastructure solutions with a focus on delivering Advanced Analytics, Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Smarter Buildings solutions to meet the needs of a broad customer base across different industries.

Business development and Technology briefings including architecture, MDM and analytics strategy

Developed a reusable, cross-industry solution model and framework including APIs/micro services architecture for delivering Advanced Analytics/Business Intelligence (Predictive Analytics/Machine Learning), and Big Data solutions

Managed the development of Predictive Analytics solution asset (SPSS) and delivered the solution in time and on budget.

Key Clients – IBM Internal Product Development, IBM Research, IBM China, Energy& Utilities Client Teams

IBM Distinguished Engineer/Partner, CTO and Practice Executive

Application Development Center of Excellence (CoE) February 2010 – February 2011

CTO and Practice Executive of the IBM Application Innovation Services Application Development Center of Excellence. Directed and managed a number of activities including client projects (WebSphere, WebSphere Portal, DB2, Oracle, MS SharePoint), development of thought leadership, methodology including agile methodologies, intellectual capital and asset creation, and planning and execution of world wide, cross-organization SOA, BPM and Portal services including micro services enablement, education and training program. Managed a diverse technical team with wide ranging responsibilities including infrastructure services, solution delivery methodology, Open Source Software and software factory.

Key Clients: Eli Lilly, Wal-Mart, Charles Schwab, Navteq, Mapfre-Spain.

IBM Executive Architect, Chief Architect

SOA Center of Excellence (CoE) August 2003 – January 2010

Chief Architect in the SOA Center of Excellence responsible for cross-organization community development, creation of assets in the areas of assessment, methodology, estimation, metrics, world wide enablement, knowledge and training, thought leadership. Technical advisor on a number of critical cross industry client engagements including Health, & Pharmaceuticals for SOA/BPM and portal solutions (WebSphere, SharePoint) including strategy, estimation, solution design and implementation.

Key Clients: Eli Lilly, Wal-Mart, VISA, Department of Immigration & Customs–Australia, CIGNA, Aetna, HCSC.

IBM Executive Architect

Center for eBusiness Innovation May 2000 – July 2003

Technical Direction, Solution Architecture, Design and Deployment of eBusiness and eCommerce solutions for a large number of multi-industry initiatives including solutions for the Retail, Distribution, Industrial, Financial Services, Public, Pharmaceuticals, Health and other sectors. The solutions were designed for a variety of market segments including B2C, B2B, eMarketplaces and other eBusiness transaction systems. Additional initiatives included technology evaluation (multi-vendor stacks), recommendation and building proof-of-concept systems adapting emerging technologies including pervasive computing and wireless networking.

Key Clients: Sears, The Great Indoors, ADP, Kellogg, World Wide Retail Exchange, Peugeot.

Lead Architect, IBM

Internet Practice June 1997 – April 2000

Lead the Architecture, Design and Deployment of a number of eCommerce and Internet based transaction processing systems (WebSphere, WebSphere Commerce, DB2, WebSphere Portal, BroadVision, and Kiva) for a number of clients in different industries.

Architected and implemented eCommerce systems along with a solution framework for a number of retail, telecommunication, financial services and insurance clients including interfaces to backend data repositories.

Lead the Evaluation, Analysis and Recommendation of enterprise architecture and information systems solutions based on the state-of-the-art Internet technologies for leading insurance, finance, electronics, retail industry and other clients.

Key Clients: Sears, Motorola, Lincoln Life Insurance.

Senior Consultant, MCI Telecommunications

Applied Technology Group January 1996 – May 1997

Technical solutions consultant leading the conceptualization, architecture, design and development of new applications and services to be offered on the MCI Telecommunications Network and the Internet. Developed a large number of Telecommunications Call Processing Applications and integrated those into the MCI Network. Developed a Video Store and Forward System for the storage and delivery of multimedia content for deployment within the MCI Telecommunications network.

Developed a Video Mail system as an integral part of the video delivery solutions along with a Directory Services Application based on LDAP protocol to be integrated as a part of the Video Mail and other applications.

Evaluated different Video Conferencing and Video Telephony protocols for designing new applications and services to be offered on the MCI network.

Senior Consultant, MCI Telecommunications

Applications Development Group November 1993 – December 1995

Senor consultant and technical lead for the architecture, design and development of call processing, network management and first of its kind Internet application with web browser interface for self service on the MCI Telecommunications network.

Developed a Network Management Application for managing and monitoring the MCI telecommunications network.

Designed and developed a number of Telecommunications call-processing and call validation applications for both business and residential customer segments with a focus on meeting regulatory requirements.

Designed and built a prototype application for customer access to the MCI Telecommunications Network on the Internet with WWW browser interface. The application provided customers with access to their call routing database record.

Systems Manager, Siemens Information Systems Ltd, Bangalore

Network Technology Group September 1992 – September 1993

Systems Manager leading and managing the establishment of a Data and Communications Networks solutions group for offering customers complete network integration solutions.

Established the new business unit and Managed business development

Delivered recommendations for total systems integration, design and implementation of data networks.

Directed and lead the Network and Application Design and Implementation.

Innovation Portfolio and Awards

Technology Patents in SOA, BPM, Governance, Policy and Methodology, Estimation Model – Issued Patents : 12, Patents Pending : 17, Additional Published Inventions : 15

External Publications

SOA Solution Stack (S3): A Service-oriented Reference Architecture in IEEE ITProfessional Magazine

Design an SOA Solution using a Reference Architecture on IBM developerWorks

Migrating to a Service Oriented Architecture on IBM developerWorks

IBM Systems Journal Article: Increasing Business Flexibility and SOA Adoption through SOA Governance

IBM Redpaper, Case Study: SOA Design Scenario

Migrating to a Service Oriented Architecture (Part 1 and 2) on IBM developerWorks

A solution model for integrating BPM and Package Solutions (SAP, Oracle, etc) on IBM developerWorks

IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award in 2004 / IBM Corporate Technical Recognition in 2005

Participation in IBM Corporate Technology Team and IBM Academy Studies

Member, IBM Academy of Technology and IBM Master Inventor

Research and Skills Development

Emerging Business and Application Architecture and Information Models

Business Analytics

Sensor Networks

Internet of Things (IoT)

Robotics and Drones

Professional Education and Background

-Graduated from the University College of Engineering, Bangalore University, India with a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.

-IBM Executive Education and Training – IBM Accelerate Executive Leaders (AccEL) Program, IBM Management Education and Training – IBM Basic Blue

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