At KLST we believe in demonstrating a “ONE TEAM” attitude, led by our global full team of shareholders and partners across KLST’s global offices in the USA, Australia, and India. Our owners and shareholders lead KLST in our mission of delivering unprecedented results for our clients, our people, and our communities. Meet our global leadership team by reading their impressive profiles below:
President & Group CEO – KLST USA, KLST India & KLST Australia
Ragav Jagannathan has a proven recipe to build a highly successful and profitable business. Ragav’s core specialization includes Start-up Business Strategy, Strategic Partnerships, P&L, Business Planning, Outsourcing Models, and deep expertise with almost the entire Microsoft stack, especially SharePoint, Exchange, and Microsoft CRM. He is often referred to by peers as a subject matter expert in building Enterprise applications for the Legal Industry and Financial Services Industry. He is a Tireless Blogger, Twitterizen, Featured Microsoft Speaker at Conferences and User Groups across APAC and AMERICAS, and has Published several technical whitepapers online. Before becoming the Group CEO, Ragav worked in key Strategic and Executive Management positions across Australia, the USA, and other international markets.
Ragav holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and holds a number of Microsoft Certifications (having passed over 20 Microsoft Certification exams) and OpenText Certifications.
Non-Executive Director – KLST USA & KLST Australia
Aditi has over 14 years of experience in Project Management, Business Analysis, and Quality Assurance. In 2011, she assumed the responsibilities of Managing Director of KLST Australian business (XPSoft Pty Ltd), responsible for Operational Leadership and Delivery Excellence as well as established KLST’s Global Quality Assurance Centre of Excellence to provide high-quality QA services (both manual and automated testing) on both internal business solutions/products as well as provide expert QA consulting services to global clients. In March 2014 Aditi assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer to lead three regional directors based out of 3 KLST offices in New York USA, Chennai INDIA, and Sydney AUSTRALIA as well as own end-end delivery of KLST products and services. Aditi sits on the Global Board of KL Software Technologies and is also a member of the KLST Global Executive Leadership Team.
Aditi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and several certifications in Software Testing.
Executive Vice President – KLST USA
With over 16 years of business consulting experience, Srividya is a seasoned process coach and an operational leader. In 2012, she assumed the responsibilities of Managing Principal of KLST Inc., setting a standard for next-generation service delivery by combining classic management consulting with the global SCRUM-based Offshore Delivery Model (KLUM). Srividya sits on the Global Board of KL Software Technologies and is also a member of the KLST Global Executive Leadership Team.
Srividya holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and a Master’s degree in Business Administration. She is currently based in Connecticut, USA
Managing Director – KLST India
Karpaga Lakshmi is recognized as a business thought leader having established a number of startups and growing them into multi-million dollar corporations. She has over 30 years of experience in Training and Consulting Services. Karpaga initially served as Director (Operations) and her initial responsibilities included delivery management and support of information systems for clients in the Transportation & Logistics and Professional Services industries.
Before becoming the Managing Director of India in May 2010, Karpaga served as Chief Operating Officer, responsible for business operations, technology, and investments. Karpaga sits on the Global Board of KL Software Technologies and is also a member of the KLST Global Executive Leadership Team.
Non-Executive Director – KLST India
Jagannathan Chandra has over 40 years of experience in Training and Consulting Services, has established a number of successful startup businesses in India and growing them into multi-million dollar corporations. He sits on the global Board of KL Software Technologies and has been a key contributor behind KLST’s innovative SCRUM based Offshore Delivery Model (KLUM), which has now become the foundation for the success of KLST consulting services.
Jagannathan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and is also a certified accountant.