From the time he paved the first stones to Cabot’s formation in 2006 till this day when the organization has grown to be one of the leading IT solutions providers in the country, Shibu has been proving all that needs to become a successful entrepreneur is the passion to chase one’s dreams. When he decided to come back to Kerala after over 10 years of experience in designing and building solutions for technology giants like I2, Keane, and Emera in the US and Canada, Shibu had nothing but innate determination to follow his vision and the whole universe conspired in helping him achieve the success called Cabot.
A technology enthusiast and solution architect, Shibu drives Cabot’s vision, strategy, value and growth. He holds a Masters in Electronic Commerce from the celebrated Dalhousie University, Canada and a Bachelors degree in Computer Science Engineering from TKM College of Engineering, Kerala University. Shibu is an avid cyclist as well.
With over 15 years of consulting, strategic management and project management expertise in several top notch firms like Ashok Leyland, HCL, Compuware Corporation, Qwest, DMR/Fujitsu Consulting, Venkatesh is now focused on achieving Cabot’s aspirations to become the best IT solutions provider in India by expanding the company’s growth through strategic partnerships across North America and other continents.
A Certified Management Consultant, Venkatesh has experience in multiple industry verticals like Automotive, Banking and Finance, Real Estate, Land Services to name a few and has handled high profile projects for several clients in North America.
Venkatesh is a Masters degree holder in Business Administration from the reputed St. Mary’s University, Halifax and has Bachelors in Engineering from College of Engineering, Trivandrum, Kerala University.
Our Valuable Team Members
Pradeep RDelivery Manager
As Delivery Manager with Cabot, Pradeep is instrumental in ensuring that the Project planning, Estimation, Scoping, Execution, Control, Implementation, Project risk and Quality management activities are being carried out smoothly. He has fourteen years of experience in Project management, delivery and maintenance in Banking and Insurance domains for clients in Western and Central Europe in onshore and offshore models. He has also trained personnel at the Dubai Police, Immigration, Microsoft Channel Partners and CTS Chennai on variety of software products and tools.
Pradeep is an Oracle Certified Database Administrator and Application Developer. He is a Sun Certified Java Programmer as well. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from Government Engineering College, Thrissur, Calicut University. He is also an ardent sportsman, history whiz and environmentalist dedicated to promoting, as he puts it, an environment conducive for learning, innovation and change management.
Mike GeorgeVice President - Global Sales & Marketing
Mike brings over 25 years of experience working in the US for HP and Sprint. His background in Sales, Product Marketing, Consulting and Program Management includes working with giants as well as start ups which allows him to connect with all sorts of clients and help them realize their potential. He is currently based in Cleveland, OH and manages Cabot’s US operations.
Mike is an avid soccer fan and enjoys traveling, meeting people from diverse cultures and establishing relationships.
Feel free to reach out to him and meet a truly engaging personality! [email protected]
Shareem ThahirAssociate Director - Sales & Marketing
Shareem joined Cabot in May 2011 and now spearheads Cabot’s Sales and Marketing efforts across the planet. He has experience in managing and executing more than 300 projects for SMBs based in the US and Europe in diverse industries like Banking, Telecommunication, Healthcare, Leisure, Travel, Financial service, FMCG, Consumer Product, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical and Public sector. He has more than 8 years of experience in multiple roles as Business Analyst, Project Manager, Business Development Manager and Associate Director – Sales & Marketing.
A gadget fanatic and social media devotee, he can turn any of your brilliant ideas into a business reality. Have a new exciting vision to a business? Shareem would love to hear about it. Feel free to connect with him at [email protected]
Venkata SubramanianProject Manager
With close to ten years of experience in software industry including four years in project management, Venkata Subramanian ensures that projects at Cabot are delivered to the highest quality and within budget by effectively planning, managing and utilizing the resources. Venkat started his career as a Java / J2EE developer at Wipro Technologies, Bangalore in 2005.
He has solid experience in industry verticals like Banking & Finance, Insurance, Security and Retail. He has worked extensively on CMMi processes and level 3 audits. A certified PMP and a Sun Certified Java programmer, Venkat did his Masters in Computer Applications. He is an ardent lover of music.
Bindhu AAssociate Project Manager
Prior to moving to a managerial role, Bindhu A, an ISTQB certified professional, had over a decade of quality assurance experience including five years in Manual Testing. Quality assurance and testing apart, she has been particularly strong in ensuring process compliance. Bindhu joined Cabot as QA Lead in 2011 and was later promoted to the position of Associate Project Manager.
In the current role she oversees all aspects of project management and ensures that the diverse and complex aspects of projects are successfully executed with simplicity, clarity and focus. After completing her graduation in Science from M.G University Kerala, Bindhu did a Post Graduate diploma in Computer Applications.
Vimal Maheedharan Solutions Architect - Web Applications
A multidisciplinary Solutions Acumen who provides strategic directions for understanding and providing end-to-end customer focused solutions. With a balanced mix of technical and business skills, he is capable of grasping complex technologies and design scalable solutions with ease. He provides imperative leadership and support to all teams, fostering them to work diligently and ensure successful delivery of solutions. Very proactive and ready to take up new challenges.
Naveen GeorgeTeam Lead - Design
Naveen’s passion is creating awesome responsive web and mobile app designs. He is obsessed with innovative art that communicates with people. A perfectionist to the core with more than 12 years of experience in the field of designing for Graphic, Web and Mobile platforms, he has also handled SEO, cross browser compatibility issues and has successfully completed many offshore projects with latest web standards and trends. He has more than 4 years of experience in leading the Design Team.
Asha S. KumarSenior Business Analyst
With around six years of experience as Business Analyst, Asha S. Kumar leads Cabot’s BA team which does all the activities relating to system study, requirements elicitation, analysis, functional specifications and co-ordination with the key project stakeholders through the entire project life cycle, thus effectively bridging the gap between Business and IT. Prior to joining Cabot, Asha worked with IBS Software Services for over five years during which period she gained immense experience in the development and customization of Information Systems for airlines across the globe.
Asha holds a Bachelors degree in Information Technology from Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, a government engineering college affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala. She did her Masters in Business Administration, specializing in Systems and Marketing from T.K.M Institute of Management, Kerala University, wherein she was the gold medal winner of her batch.