Management Team

Prasad_Papudesi

Prasad Papudesi

President/CEO

Prasad Papudesi is the President for Connex Info Systems. He has over 12 years of experience in the financial and hospitality industries where he has been responsible for operations and technology. He provides overall strategy to Connex and is actively involved in helping clients with Security and Compliance. He combines his in-depth knowledge of the payment card industry with rapidly emerging information technology to come up with software development initiatives that benefit the clients with cost optimization and improved market share.

Mr. Papudesi founded Connex in 2005 and has been serving as its President since then. Prior to that, he co-founded Fundamental Computer Services, an IT services company and also worked in various management positions for Corporate Computer Services, a leading IT services company with clients throughout North America.

Mr. Papudesi earned his Masters degree in Computer Information Systems from Eastern Michigan University and a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kakatiya University.

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Ravi Venkatraman

Director – Projects

Ravi Venkatraman is the Director of Projects for Connex Info Systems. He has over 12 years of experience in financial, retail and automotive industries in the areas of software development and project management. His extensive software development experience since he began his career as a programmer combined with his project management skills has helped Connex in executing various projects for the clients successfully and cost effectively.

Mr. Venkatraman played a key role in the development of a fully featured payment processing gateway code named Pegasus. Prior to joining Connex in 2006, he has worked for various companies like Toyota, La-Z-Boy, AYSO, FMSMF in various capacities from programming to project management.

Mr. Venkatraman earned his Bachelors degree in Accounting from the Madras University.

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Raghu Dhone

Director – Technology

Raghu Dhone is the Director of Technology for Connex Info Systems. He has over nine years of experience in financial and automotive industries in the areas of software development, systems operations and network operations. His areas of expertise include security and compliance and has streamlined development processes and practices at Connex that improved the efficiency and quality of the IT team.

Prior to joining Connex in 2007, Mr. Dhone worked as a principal consultant at In-Venture Soft, Inc. working on projects developing software for various clients in the automotive industry. He also worked as a software engineer at ACH Direct, a financial software services provider.

Mr. Dhone earned his Masters degree in Computer Information Systems from Eastern Michigan University and a Bachelors degree in Accounting from Osmania University.