Management Team

The following are the key members of the management team @ Drutha Software Technologies.

Ravi Venkatesh Sathanapalli
Founder & Chief Executive Officer

An MTech from I.I.T Madras, Ravi has over 24 years of experience in the Software Industry in a variety of domains including Technology, Telecom and Service Provider industries.

Ravi’s has played a variety of senior management and leadership roles in S/w Development, delivering IT Services and Sales and Customer Relationship Management. His experience in S/w Development includes product development in the area of Wireless Messaging and Mobile Applications and extensive experience in R&D Program & Delivery Management managing large multi-site teams for customers like Nokia, Open Market and Intervoice.

Ravi brings a strong Entrepreneurial mindset with expertise in creating technology solution, nurturing & leading technology teams and is a fellow of Startup Leadership Program and a Founders Institute Graduate.

Based in Hyderabad, India, Ravi is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer and can be reached on ravi@drutha.com

Raghu Ram Sathanapalli
Founder & Chief Technology Officer

A graduate from I.I.T Madras and an MBA from London School of Business, Raghu has over 16 years of professional experience in a spectrum of industries ranging from Power Plants, Automotive & Retail.

It includes over 10 years of experience in architecting, implementing and program managing large IT programs in the Automotive industry (Companies like Ford in the US) and large complex WCS E-Commerce Website Implementations in Retail (Sears.com & KMART in the US & WaitRose in the UK)

In addition, Raghu brings his extensive experiences in managing programs with large multi-site teams and managing the expectations of multiple stakeholders including business customers, infrastructure, client IT teams and client management.

Based out of Reading, UK, Raghu is the Founder and Chief Technology Officer and can be reached on raghu@drutha.com

Nathan Subramanian
Technical Director – Gaming

A Masters in Computer Application, and has nearly 2 decades of expertise in Gaming having developed game titles across various platforms – PS3, iOS, Android, PC, Mac & Web. Nathan has been the Technical Director and lead the development teams for several large games such as Krish3,24, Kochadaiiyan.

Nathan has strong experience worked directly with publishers like Sony Computers Entertainment Europe (SCEE), SCEA, Paramount, NGMOCO, Freeze Tag, Big Point, Viacom 18, etc.

He has a strong expertise in Game Optimization and has a command over wide range of Game Engines like Phyre Engine (Sony Proprietary Game Engine), Unity3D, Vicious Engine, Torque, etc.

Based out of Hyderabad, Nathan heads the Game Development Team at Drutha and can be reached on nathan@drutha.com

Nagalakshmi S
Founder & Director (Operations & Human Resources)

With a Diploma in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering & a B Sc. in Computer Science, and an Advanced Diploma for Software Developers from UK, Nagalakshmi (or Lakshmi for short) is a home-maker turned entrepreneur.

Lakshmi brings to Drutha her remarkable strengths of managing people, abilities to multitask and getting things done in addition to her technical abilities.

Based in Hyderabad, Lakshmi is the Founder and Director (HR & Operations) and is responsible for managing the team in India and the day to day running of the office.

S. Krishnamurthy
Founder & Advisor

With a BA & M.Ed, Krishnamurthy is a retired Principal & Educationist. After having worked for over 2 decades in Rishi Valley School, a renowned Public School setup by the eminent philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurthy, he went on to help start up and head several schools in Andhra Pradesh before he retired as Headmaster in Akshara School, Kakinada, India, a school he helped setup from scratch for Nagarjuna Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited.

Based in Hyderabad, Krishnamurthy leads a retired life, and Drutha is privileged to have him as one of the Founders in an advisory role.