Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
– Vincent Van Gogh
It all started with a vision. Vision to become successful. A young boy from Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India went on to pursue Masters in Computer Application from Bharathidasan University. And then his real education began. What started off as a humble beginning, little would have anyone guessed would turn into such a miraculous journey!
Starting off at Miracle Software Systems Inc. a services provider and a software reseller company in 2002, as a Senior Software Engineer, he went on to work at Tata Consultancy Services as an IT Analyst. His profound technical acumen later landed him a job at a leading Indian MNC, Infosys where he worked for four years. Moving up the organizational ladder, he joined Cognizant as a Senior Architect where he spearheaded through enterprise architecture, solution design and engineering and later went on to become an Associate Director.
Praveen’s professional journey has been exemplary and he surely set the standards of excellence higher. Demonstrating his proficiency as a cross functional team leader with an ability to provide cross platform solutions, he successfully led several projects, mentored numerous professionals and incessantly delivered cornerstone enterprise solutions for major business clients.
An excellent communicator with impeccable technical know-how and business sense, he likes to share his knowledge and exchange ideas by way of articles and books. Having penned down more than 20 articles on AI, machine learning and IoT, he has also authored 4 books on the same. His latest book ‘Ecobrain of Xolo and friends’ is definitely a must read for all kids. It aims to introduce the concept of Artificial intelligence, IoT and machine learning in a form of a fictional story, a way kids best learn. His other books are on Artificial Intelligence, IoT and Machine learning for beginners and experienced explains the core concepts in depth, algorithms in python language are a must read.
Majority of his articles find space in Scopus Indexed Journals appearing in form of journals, magazines (ISSN) as well as in the forms of standalone publications like books, monographs (IBSN) etc. This speaks volumes of his scholarly abilities and strong academic orientation. His informative pieces and impressive career path have earned him a seat on the board of number of journals where he is shares his valuable feedback on inbound papers.
Working as an Enterprise Solutions Architect at UST-Global, he is excellence personified when it comes to dealing with enterprise architecture verticals. With an undisputed knowledge in-depth understanding of IoT, Machine learning, AI, Neural networks in addition to Finance and marketing and exemplary skillset, Praveen has a proven track record as a leader, influencer and a mentor.
Winning the Process World Award for designing and developing Accelerators and Frameworks guaranteed him the much-deserved worldwide recognition. It immediately put him on the global platform brimming with opportunities.
He certainly believes that hard work, patience and, perseverance is the key to success. Coupled with an unconventional thought process and out of the box thinking, Praveen has surely carved his own path for himself. He has been instrumental in curating and delivering efficient, practical and customised solutions for innumerable clients and that are reliable, scalable, and maintainable.
A dream does not become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work. Colin Powell, former U.S. Defense Secretary
Praveen is in truest essence an epitome of making dreams come true. He believes no matter how many times you fail, you aren’t a failure till you lose hope. With his intellect, strong will power and hard work, he did accomplish what he dreamt of. He truly is an inspiration to all who want to make it in this big world.