Management Team

Ezhilarasan Natarajan (Ez) | CEO

Ez is the Founder and CEO of CoreStack. An Entrepreneur and accomplished Technology Executive with 22+ years’ experience in architecting and delivering sophisticated and revenue-generating software products and business solutions that satisfy diverse technology requirements across multiple industry segments. At CoreStack, Ez is responsible for overall vision, company strategy & road map, growth, investments, finance and general company administration. Prior to CoreStack, he held leadership, strategy and business ownership roles at Capgemini Group and Mindtree Ltd. He has been part of the Microsoft Azure Business group building Public Azure services for the world, in China and Australia. Ez has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Engineering and Master’s in Business Administration.

Sabapathy Arumugam (Saba) | CTO

Saba is one of the Co-founders and CTO of CoreStack. A Technology driven professional with over 22 years of experience in various roles in IT across multiple domains and markets. He is a cloud solutions architect with deep understanding of cloud technology and market trends. He drives Product Strategy, Product Management and Technology Vision at CoreStack. A Forbes Technology Council member and Most Valuable Technology Blogger at Dzone. Saba mentors research scholars in universities by leveraging industry experience in Cloud technology. He is a guest speaker and an active participant in cloud conferences around the globe. Saba holds B.E in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Thiagarajar College of Engineering.

Krishnakumar Narayanan (Kk) | COO

Kk is a Co-founder and COO at CoreStack. A serial entrepreneur and thought leader in the Cloud Infra Domain, with over two decades of experience in building technology products. At CoreStack, he is responsible for Product Delivery and Customer Success. Kk collaborates with customers across the globe to maximise the value they derive from CoreStack. He is also the Product Owner for CoreStack CLaaS (Cloud Lab as a Service) solution. Prior to CoreStack, Kk has led major product initiatives at Qwest, Best Buy, Citi Group and held Technology Leadership roles at TCS.  Kk has an Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s in Business Administration.

Bala Vishwanath (Bala) | CMO

Bala is the Chief Marketing Officer at CoreStack. He's also the author of “Journey of Growth”, where he details a systematic framework for taking products to market, finding product-market & go-to-market fit and scaling for growth. He serves on the Forbes Communications Council, and is a strategic advisor to several companies. Bala has successfully led two venture-backed companies from startup through exit as founding CEO. Bala has 20+ years of hands-on experience in product-market fit, go-to-market fit, growth funnels, positioning, branding, digital marketing, customer advocacy, marketing automation and account-based growth. Bala has a MS in Electrical Engineering from University of Hawaii and an Advanced VLSI Engineering from University of California, Berkeley.

Sridhar Chandrashekar | CDO

Sri is a technology executive with over 25 years of industry experience driving and delivering end-to-end solutions across software & services that have positively impacted the industry. Most recently he was the Co-founder & CEO of Optio3 (acquired by CoreStack). Before that he was the GM & VP of IT Operations Management business unit at ServiceNow which he founded and grew to $160MM revenue per year in four years, led the automation of ServiceNow Cloud, and led the acquisition of two companies. Prior to ServiceNow, he was at Microsoft for 18 years in several key leadership roles. He has an M.S in Computer Science; B.E in Electronics & Communications Engineering and has been granted 24 patents.

Raj Raghavan | CHRO

Raj is a global HR executive with 30 years of experience leading all aspects of human resources at high-achieving companies. Before coming to CoreStack, he served as Senior Vice President and Head of Human Resources at IndiGo, India’s largest airline by market share. He previously spent seven years at Amazon, where he served as Head of Human Resources in APAC and the Middle East, and as Director and Country HR Leader of India. He also spent 10 years at GE, where he was General Manager of Human Resources for the GE India Technology Centre. Raj holds a master’s degree in personnel management and industrial relations from Madras School of Social Work and is a Global Fellow of Talent Management at The Wharton School.

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