SOURCE: Photon Infotech

Photon Infotech

August 25, 2009 13:23 ET

Photon Infotech Expands Footprint in Bangalore, Appoints Chief Human Resource Officer and Vice President of Strategic Accounts

Expansion to Act as Catalyst for Further Company Growth

CHENNAI, INDIA--(Marketwire - August 25, 2009) - Photon Infotech, a next-generation Internet consulting firm accelerating innovation with Social Media and Mobile technologies, today announced it has expanded its operations in the hi-tech city of Bangalore, India, and named two new key executives, Pammy Jain, chief human resource officer, and Hariprasad Ramakrishnan, vice president of strategic accounts. The announcements come as Photon celebrates its 10th year of turning technological innovation into production environments that help drive its clients' success.

"We deliver projects that are very cutting edge, but also critical to the competitiveness of our clients," said, Mukund Balasubramanian CTO of Photon Infotech. "To do this successfully, we rely on world-class talent to consistently deliver the highest possible quality of service. We have created a work culture in which employees can contribute and grow, while staying abreast of the latest technology, and we believe Bangalore continues to provide key advantages that support these goals, especially its wealth of top talent, an exciting, engaged tech community, and an outstanding infrastructure. We expect our expansion in Bangalore to act as a catalyst for further growth of the company."

Pammy Jain joins Photon from IBM (NYSE: IBM) where she led all facets of human resources for IBM's Hyderabad operations. Well known in the industry, she brings a wealth of experience in people practices at innovative technology companies, including Microsoft. Jain is a gold medalist from the Narsee Monji Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, and is pursuing her Ph.D. in human resources at Stanford University.

Hariprasad Ramakrishnan has more than 10 years of experience in implementing multimillion dollar enterprise supply chain solutions and has been associated with Servigistics and i2 Technologies in various roles including project, product and account management. He holds a master's degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the renowned Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Chennai.

"Our vision has always been to foster growth through talent acquisition and development, and we are excited to add senior-level talent with such deep experience in our industry," said Srinivas Balasubramanian, CEO Photon Infotech. "As our chief human resources officer, Pammy will be responsible for all facets of human resource development and employee satisfaction, including resource management, manpower planning, and employee communication and relations. Hari will be instrumental in delivering on Photon's commitments to its large accounts, helping to find synergies among them. His team will be responsible for maintaining close contact with our key clients and strengthening the account management function."

About Photon Infotech

Photon Infotech is leading a new generation of IT and internet experts who combine an intimate knowledge of today's cutting-edge technologies with the business savvy needed to build strategic technology foundations and applications involving social media and mobile technologies. With more than 600 customers and thousands of IT projects under its belt, Photon enables large and mid-sized companies alike to leverage its one-of-a kind workforce of elite IT experts to create revenue-generating business solutions. Photon is headquartered in the IT corridor of Chennai, India. To learn more, visit