Management Team

Siva Pola - Managing Partner and CEO

As Managing Partner, Siva responsibilities include strategic growth planning, consulting, business development, product development. In addition, Siva also manages the Oracle EBS Practice.

Siva is an architect, seasoned project manager and expert in developing Oracle EBS solutions. Siva has 14 years of information technology experience and expertise in the supply chain, manufacturing and customer relationship modules of Oracle EBS. Siva's professional philosophy is to maintain a hands-on approach to managing and delivering IT solutions. Siva has built his career on the ability to recognize and apply innovative technology solutions to meet the challenging needs of the business community. Siva co founded Cerebra, and has grown multi-fold it in the last five years. Prior to founding Cerebra, Siva worked for Omegacube Technologies, CapitalOne Financial Services, Integrated Systems Management and Electronics Corporation of India Ltd with increasing levels of responsibility.

Siva has a Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Systems Engineering from Andhra University College of Engineering, India.

Siva is an avid follower of history and he likes traveling.

Jayaram Ampolu - Vice President - Oracle Practice

Jayaram has over 15+ years of experience in software industry, especially catering to execution of projects outsourced in Hybrid mode, and with different types of revenue engagement models. His technology exposure ranges from Embedded system software to Application software; from Databases to Online services deployment.

Having worked as Freelancer in Linux Consulting, Jayaram has built a sound networking in the Open source community. With his "just do it" attitude, Jayaram believes in people-skills to achieve results in the knowledge industry. Jayaramís hobbies are not too far from computing: Open Source and Online media are what he fiddles with when he it not at work. While away from computers, he would probably be hiking.

Jayaram did his Bachelors degree in Computer Science and Engineering, and Masters in Business Administration (Finance) from Andhra University, India. He joins us with his rich experience of having worked with global software majors like Wipro, NCR, and StorageTek, and of dealing with the full cycle of software development that includes planning, monitoring, tracking and execution, as well as in coordinating customer projects from onsite.

As Vice President at Cerebra Consulting Inc., Jayaram takes care of ERP project execution and delivery as well as business ops in Asia region.

Sailaja Pola - Vice President

Sailaja has over 10 years of experience in the management and implementation of business systems including five years focused on the delivery of Oracle Consulting Services.

She has previously worked in Tata Consultancy Services, Radiant Infotech, and Intelligrated. Sailaja joined Cerebra in September 2004 as a Managing Partner. Sailaja leads the Oracle Applications and Business Intelligence Centers of Excellence at Cerebra.

Sailaja's management style includes a firm belief in an underlying philosophy of win-win-win; the client, our organization, and each of us must regard the consulting effort as a win. The client must receive value and be supported in all of their overall goals.
Sailaja has a Masters Of Technology in Computer Science and a Bachelors Of Engineering in Electrical and Electronics from Andhra University, India.

Srinivas Akundi - Director-Sales

Srinivas Akundi serves as Director-Sales at Cerebra Consulting, Inc, effective Dec 2005. Srinivasís key priorities will be to provide leadership to the different Business Groups in the company, and ensure their growth and expansion. In addition, he will also oversee Sales, General Administration, Operational as well as Support functions including Internal Systems, HR & Training, Operations & Recruitment and Marketing Communications. Prior to joining Cerebra, Srinivas held different positions in Sales and BPO Operations with increasing levels of responsibility. Srinivas holds a Masters degree in Commerce, as well as a Masters in Business Administration from Andhra University, India.