Who we are
Raghu Varadan, Founder and Managing Director
Raghu Varadan was formerly the Chief Architect of IBM's SOA Center of Excellence and the SOA Solutioning Leader responsible for IBM Global Business Services top clients and SOA opportunities worldwide. He is a published writer, a sought after speaker, an accomplished inventor with over 30 patents in the pipeline with the USPTO. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at Carnegie-Mellon University (where he teaches Enterprise Architectures and sponsors student projects), and he is also a budding entrepreneur in next generation SOA business services and solutions.
Raghu is a co-inventor of IBM's SOA Governance and Management Method (SGMM) and Service Integration Maturity Model (SIMM), among other key SOA offerings and consulting assets that have made a major business impact for IBM Global Business Services SOA capabilities to deliver value for its clients.
Raghu has led major initiatives for SOA enablement across IBM worldwide and has been leading customer-facing delivery of SOA capabilities for IBM. Enterprise SOA Transformation at Toyota Motor Sales USA, Visa SOA Strategy and numerous SOA implementations which have been the first-of-its-kind for IBM and its clients have been Raghu's primary focus since 2002. During Jan. 2007- Jan 2009, Raghu has also held the responsibility of IBM's SOA Solutioning Leader where he was responsible to deliver complex SOA solutions for some very large client initiatives.