Murali Kalavapudi (CSM) is a Engineering/IT professional with over 34 years of Engineering, Infrastructure Management and Information Technology integration experience. Mr. Kalavapudi brings to his clients, diverse skills in engineering and IT. With over 16 years Information Technology and 16 Engineering experience – strategic planning, design, product development, project management, business analysis, and operations management including management of $150+ million Engineering and $65+ million IT project budgets. Proven track record in implementing SDLC process, evaluating COTS and GOTS applications, delivering government software applications including recognition in technical journals, handbooks, forums, guidance documents. Mr. Kalavapudi's successful track record managing design and development teams, delivering business requirements and specifications, using knowledge repositories and the production of documentation. His strong skills and process background including implementation of CMMi process (level 2 – 3) and implementing procedures parallel to Six Sigma methodologies. Mr. Kalavapudi has proven leadership and organizational skills that excel client requirements for the conventional and RAD environments. His ability to communicate and successful implementation of projects in a timely fashion compliment his leadership skills and have resulted in kudos and recognitions from senior managers and divisional directors in various government agencies. He has outstanding financial and contracting experience and acumen with a track record of delivering projects on-time and budget. He is a strategic thinker aware of prioritization of projects and proven record of consistently applied technology and operational management principles to solve complex business problems and improve processes.
He has the ability to integrate automation through IT into engineering, infrastructure and industrial sectors. His diversified work experience including working with and for top tier companies and various industrial sectors, adds strength to his ability to breakdown processes and prioritize goals. He works well with people and has the ability to motivate teams.