Venkat Amirisetty is the new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) overseeing the development of Content Syndicate’s online platform strategy. Prior to the new position, Venkat was based in Silicon Valley, US for 15 years. His last stint was as Technical Director for Motorola in Sunnyvale, California where he managed an engineering team and created a new mobile application platform. The technology has been adopted by 400+ developers and currently ships in more than 5 million handsets annually. Venkat previously headed the engineering team at iPlanet, a Netscape and Sun Microsystems alliance.
During his five-year tenure there, he helped create an enterprise application integration middleware system, managed a team of 30 engineers and deployed the system at several Fortune 500 firms. Prior to this he worked in the engineering team at Sun Microsystems, where he was a core member of the J2EE team. He started his career with Tata Consultancy Services and was based out of Zurich, Switzerland for two years, before moving to Cupertino, California.
Venkat holds several patents in content architecture and has presented several technical papers in US, Europe and Latin America. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and a MBA in Finance from Leavey School of Business from Santa Clara University, California.
Emile Cubeisy also joins Content Syndicate’s Board of Directors. Emile has over 15 years of experience in technology, government and venture capital space. Emile is currently a Director of IV Holdings, Jeeran, Conservus, ShooFeeTV, Arab Media Holding and NetCorps. He previously served as Vice-President, at Accelerator Technology Holdings. Prior to ATH, he served as the Director of ICT Promotion and Advisor to the Ministry of ITC, Jordan and was Programme Director of the Jordanian Education Initiative. Emile holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of Southern California and was selected as a member of the Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum in 2006.
Joining Content Syndicate as Vice-President – Business Development, Chetan Cariappa is a business technology professional with more than a decade of experience. Based in the US for the last six years, Chetan formerly worked for Core Services Corporation, where he managed several major multi-million dollar accounts, such as F5 Networks, Vonage, Eli Lilly, AICPA, and Old Mutual. Prior to that, he worked for Oracle Corporation, Galaxy Software and 24/7 Customer.com. Chetan holds a Bachelors in Engineering and a Masters in Technology from the University of Wisconsin with a specialization in project management and Six Sigma. At Content Syndicate, Chetan will oversee business development, strategic alliances for CSi – Content Syndicate’s web content and development arm.
Also on board is Jonathan De Guzman, Content Syndicate’s new Business Development Manager.
Jonathan has an extensive background in media in the UAE covering advertising, digital media, and marketing. Jonathan has previously worked for T-1 Creative, Zurc Media and handled major accounts such as Goodyear, Aggreko, Technosat, Subway, Sofra Worldwide and many more. He will oversee business alliances with agencies and corporates for customized content projects.
Maddy Reddy, Founder and CEO of Content Syndicate commented, “I am delighted to welcome these accomplished individuals to our company who will each play a significant role aligned to our long-term strategy. I am confident that their outstanding credentials, experience and expertise will go a long way in contributing to our success and growth.”