About us

Saddle Point team consists of experienced consultants, industry experts, OR analysts, statisticians and developers with masters degree in operations research, technology and business management from top ranking institutes. Some of our key members are

Arup Kar

A seasoned Supply Chain professional specializing in planning solutions, Arup an IIM-C alumnus has 18 years of experience in Supply Chain Solution conceptualization and development, in companies like Intel and Steelwedge Inc.
Before joining Saddle Point, he was the CEO of IONICS, a high end industrial electronics equipment designing and manufacturing company.

Arup heads Saddle Point Technologies, India

Neeraj Kumar


A thorough business development professional, Neeraj has 17 years of experience in the IT industry, leading large scale project implementations and business development. He holds an MBA from the University of West London.

Neeraj heads Saddle Point Technologies, UK

Ramanujam Satteluri


A NITIE alumnus with 18 years of experience in Supply Chain Package Implementation in companies like Siemens Information Systems and Mindtree.
Prior to this, Rama co-founded Rachga Consulting Inc., an ERP consulting and implementation company.

He heads Saddle Point Inc., Canada

Vivek Pawanarkar


Vivek is an IIM-A alumnus with 20 years of Supply Chain Consulting experience in companies like Deloitte Consulting and Mindtree where he managed the P&L.
Prior to this, Vivek was the CEO of Seabiscuit, a green energy company.

He heads SCMworx Business Solutions, the sales and implementation arm of Saddle Point Technologies.

Supriyo Sarkar


An NIT Nagpur alumnus with 22 years of strong domain expertise in Supply Chain operations and business development in companies like Orica, Australia.

Supriyo heads our operations in Eastern India.

Kiran Reddy


An alumnus of IIT-Kharagpur and Hult International Business School, Kiran is an expert in waste management and facilities management in the GCC regions. He has more than 10 years experience in designing waste collection operational plans and sustainable integrated waste management frameworks (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover & Residuals). Geographically his focus has been UAE, Lebanon, Oman and Kurdistan.

Kiran heads our UAE operations.

Advisory Board

Sumit Sarkar


Sumit has 20 years of domain expertise in core banking operations, financial risk management and business continuity in UAE, USA, Singapore and Japan. He is the CEO of Tech-Texas, an operational risk management, safety, compliance and quality company. He advises us on strategic areas as well as supply chain risk management.

He holds an MBA from SOAS, University of London and is a Fellow of Institute of Leadership & Management, UK.

The Core Team

Satish Amirisetti

Satish has extensive modelling experience in Operations research and Analytics in industries like Chemicals, FMCG, Automobile, Tyre etc.
At present, Satish spearheads the Constraint Programming based research and developments for Saddle Point.

He is an alumnus of IIT Mumbai.

Prateep Aitha


Prateep has years of extensive modelling experience in Operations research in companies like IGSA Labs, Steelwedge and n-Side, Belgium.
In Saddle Point, he spearheads the Meta Heuristics, Large scale MIP based research and developments.

He is an alumnus of IIT Mumbai.

Purna Chandra


A full stack software developer with more than ten years of experience in JAVA-based and cloud technologies, Purna brings extensive design experiences from companies like Steelwedge and Patni Computers.
In Saddle Point, Purna along with Vikram spearhead the platform development.

He holds an B-Tech in ECE from JNTU.

Vivek Ram


Vivek has more than 10 years of experience in multiple languages like C++, .net, Java, VBA, R in companies like Steelwedge.
He spearheads the research and development of the core logic development in Java, C++ and Mobile applications.

He is CS graduate from JNTU with an MBA from ICFAI.

Vikram Vundyala


Vikram has more than 8 years of experience in designing and development of web applications and Enterprise Applications in Java/J2EE frameworks in companies like Steelwedge.
In Saddle Point, Vikram along with Purna spearhead the platform development.

He holds a B.Tech in CSE from JNTU.

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