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MEKALA REDDY

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Mekala J Venkataramana Reddy (Mekala V Reddy)
Personal Information:
Wife: Mrudhula ; Children: Daughter -  Meghana Reddy and Son- Vinith Reddy
Parents: Father- Jayarami Reddy Mekala and Mother- Ammannamma 
Brothers(Elder): Sivagangi Reddy, Mohan Reddy and Balakrishna Reddy 
Current Roles at IBM: Business Operations Leader - IBM Cloud Innovation Labs for ISA & AP and  Hybrid Cloud Development-India;  
Areas of Interest : Empower Rural people & students; Discussions on ethics, real issues, politics; Socialising; 

Education & Key Achievements: 
  • Master of Computer Applications (MCA) from Algappa University, Karaikudi, TN
  • B.A (Mathematics and Statistics) from B.T.College (S.V.University), Madanapalli, AP

Certifications: PMP (PMI), CSTE (QAI) and MQSeries Specialist(IBM) 
Projects Worked:
  • MQ Series, SWG Lab Services teams in IBM India Ltd
  • CPSEA++ & PERCOL in CECRI and ISAC-XYZ in ISRO

Publications: 4  (Two International, two national by CECRI)
Conference presentations: 5 ( WTC, ICMMACS 2002, etc., ) and
Patents: CPSEA++ (SW-1153/2003) and 2-D PERCOL (No.L-18583/99)
Summary of my Social responsibility:
I am working in IBM India as Business Development & Operations Leader and voluntarily working on academia (Elementary to Universities ) in India. I have been in the Industry for 23 years which includes 19+ years at IBM India. In IBM, I worked on Product Supporting, Project Management, Business Development & Operations domains. Prior to IBM, worked on R&D software development in the areas of Finite Element Method, Greens Functions, Percolation Theory and Segmentation area's (resulted: two International patents, two publications and  3 conferences)
In the past 13 years, partnering with many educational institutions to assess the education system and identify the area's where Industry can support via best practices.
  • Member in Board of Studies (BoS) in Dravidian University, Kuppam & Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa
  • IBM University Relations leader for South West region
  • Collaboration with Dravidian University, Kuppam and Also presented article\'s
    • 'Engaging All: Role of IT Industry' in national congress Disability, Barrier-Free campus and Higher Education in India on 25,26 Mar 13.
    • 'ICT Industry role in Indian Academia' in NCICT 2015 on 26 Mar '15
    • eLearning Workshop as speaker in Q1, 2017
    • Organised Industry visit to DU students @ IBM Bangalore
Collaborating / Supporting these Institutions through books, computers and other modes:
  • Sanjay Gandhi Degree & PG College, Piler (250+ Books & Guidance), link and DiscoverE in 2014
  • Reddy Seva Samithi Women's Hostel,
  • High Schools: Charala, Chinnagottigallu, Bireddipalli, Pulicherla, Renumakalapalli (Stationary/Guidance)
  • Primary Schools: All 3 schools in Peddagottigallu village, Gangapuram palli,Mekala vari palli (Stationary, Computers & guidance)
  • KSCS Edu trust, Madanapalli
  • Geethanjali vidyalaya, Bangalore: CareerPath -post 10th, Being Smart/Innovate ; Blogging ; 
Content created - Graduate to Professional which will bridge the gap b/w Industry & Academia and Green Data Centre to provide awareness to Academia & provide Industry visits !!
  1. Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Bangalore - Mar 2018
  2. Dravidian University, Kuppam - Dec 2017
  3. University of Pennsylvania, USA - Mar 2018
  4. Govt. Engineering College, Trivandrum - July 2018
  5. Vels University, Chennai - Aug 2018
  6. Karunya Institute of Technology & Sciences [KITS], Coimbatore - Sept 2018
  7. IBM Techathon for Pan India Universities - Oct 2018
Guided ~1400 graduates for getting job opportunities 
Running various diversity programs: Parenting, DiscoverE, EWeek GEM, EXITE etc.,
Guided ~2500 students on market trends, career planning, ethical practices & job opportunities.
Spent more than 1050 hours of community services on various schools, organizations, as of now.
Useful tips: Cell phone usage guidelines, Gardening documented & awareness created
Few video's were uploaded to YouTube: 'search - Mekala V Reddy'
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