Founder & CEO
Pramod founded Consilium Software in 2007 and has succeeded in creating a unified communications (UC) company known for innovative UC and contact center software products and a proven ability to deliver enterprisEe-grade solutions. He has over 25 years of experience in Asia Pacific & North America, with noteworthy competencies in entrepreneurship, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and cloud computing. Under his leadership, Consilium has been recognized as the Frost & Sullivan Entrepreneurial Company of the Year for Unified Communications, Red Herring Asia's Top 100 innovative start-up companies, and a NASSCOM merge 50 most innovative IT product companies award winner.
Prior to Consilium, Pramod was vice president at Aspect Software (previously known as Concerto Software and Davox Corporation), heading the Asia Pacific & Middle East. Over his 8 years at the helm of the fastest-growing region, Pramod grew Aspect from one to more than 300 employees in the region, achieved US$70 million software revenue in 2006, and a total of US$250 million in revenue through his tenure. During his tenure, decision making moved closer to customers, resulting in greater partnering, collaboration, and solutions attuned to local needs. He was instrumental in directing the company's regional growth from conservative beginnings to a highly profitable operation. Highlights were a joint venture in China, establishment of an engineering centre in region, and over seven mergers and acquisitions. He is credited with building the AT&T (now Avaya) business in South Asia over 1990-1996 as part of the core team for the business communications division, leading to a joint venture with the Tata group, and guiding the establishment of Bell Labs' setup in India. He built a highly successful and profitable telecommunications systems integration business in Singapore over 1996-1999, leading to its acquisition by the Keppel T&T group. Pramod holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree, majoring in electronics and communications, and a Bachelor of Science (Honors) degree. After starting his career in New Delhi, Pramod moved to Singapore in 1996, and is now based in Toronto with his family to drive Consilium's global expansion.