Our Team

ProInf is a highly experienced team of 50+ Professionals with good industry experience and exemplary knowledge.

All of our consultants are Certified as well as being trained in Technology standards and best practices. For all of our key Solution Portfolio’s areas we have subject matter experts.

Our consultants are the key to our success and we partner with our customers to become trusted advisors.

ProInf’s personalised approach helps us to deliver the very best services and solutions which include process consultancy, implementation, bespoke training, support services and integrated solutions.

Leadership Team

Mr. C. L. Rajam

Chairman

Mr. C.L. Rajam, born on 1st January 1952 at Manthani Village, Karimnagar District. Passed out Civil Engineering degree from R.E.C. Warangal in 1974 and was awarded Gold Medal for bagging First Rank in the University. He proved to be the best out going student and brought laurels to the University in the field of Academics, Sports and other curricular activities.

  • Former Chairman of Telugu Daily “NAMASTHE TELANGANA” with a daily circulation of 300,000, Seven editions, covering Forty Million people of Telangana. Was instrumental in creation of the new state of Telangana in 2014.
  • Chairman, “METRO INDIA” English News Paper daily from Hyderabad with Seven Editions, with a daily circulation of 100,000.
  • Chairman, Vasanta Educational Society Charitable Trust running Engineering & MBA College in the name Krishna Murthy Institute of Technology Engineering (KITE) at Hyderabad. A combined student strength of over 3000 students.
  • Chairman, Shivakiran Charitable Trust.
  • Chairman, Vijaya - Rajam Foundation (Charitable Trust).

From 2007 till Now: Strategic Advisor

  • SEW Infrastructure Ltd: Succesfuly was part of Bidding and wining over USD 2.8 Billion Projects in Joint Ventures with Other Infrastructrure Firms, where SEW JV share is varying from 10% to 51% of these projects.
  • Strategic Advisor to Navayuga Eng Corporation (Developers of Krishnapatnam Port), Megha Eng Company, Coastal Projects. * The combined total Turnover of over 5.5 Billion USD, Order Book of over USD 21 Billion and BOT assets of over USD 4.5 Billion.
  • Excellent Relations with most of the infrastructure Asset Owners from Hyderabad, either as advisor or as family friend and / or both over 10-15 years.
  • Good Working Relations with Private and Government Clients in around 9-10 states of India over the last 30 years.

Between 1978 – 2007: SEW Infrastructure Ltd - Director

  • Was instrumental in growth of the firm over the last 36 years, currently to an order book of USD 2.2 Billion, Annual Turnover of USD 400 Mil and including BOT Asset ownership of around USD 850 Mil of Roads and Port and USD 650 Mil in Power Sector.
  • Over the last 36 years as a Director with the group and later as Strategic Advisor was involved and instrumental in Planning and Execution of over 25 Dams and Power Houses apart from numerous Irrigation and Road Projects across the length and breadth of the country

Srikanth C

Srikanth Chilappagari was born on 21st June 1981 to Sri. C.L. Rajam & C.Vijaya Rajam. As an integral and trusted member of the SEW Family, joined the SEW Group in 2004.

He has graduated in Electronics and Communications Engineering from JNTU, Hyderabad with Honors in May 2003, studied at LSE and acquired a Masters in Marketing from University of Strathclyde, UK with Honors in September 2004. Since then he has established an enviable track record in a short span by winning bids of over 230 Mil USD Contracts during the Period March 2005 to August 2005. He then made forays into the Mechanical Tunneling Sector with a 170 Mil USD Contract and individually negotiating and financing machinery orders for 43 Mil USD.

From July 2007 onwards he was responsible for the "Palais Royale", a 317 M tall residential building in Mumbai. From December 2008 onwards, he was involved in the prestigious Mumbai Metro One Pvt. Ltd., and managed civil works for construction of 12 stations and 3 bridges and overcame major challenges in piling and utilities. From May 2009 he took over the role of Managing Director of SEW Trident Global Pte Ltd and was responsible for acquisition of coal mines in Indonesia, Foray into Mineral Resources - Trading and Acquisition, and construction and infrastructure in Africa. Director at ProInf Networks Private Limited.

Apart from the above, he is a shareholder and board member of Telangana Publications Ltd., which runs a Telugu Daily Newspaper called "Namaste Telangana" which has a daily sale of over 250,000 Copies and is the Third largest Telugu Daily in the Telangana Region of Andhra Pradesh.

Mr. Shiva Chennu

Managing Director, CEO

Mr. Shiva Chennu , is an information security and risk expert with 20 years of leadership in wide variety of industries and specialization in building new businesses, risk management, and infrastructure security. An expert in smart network technologies. His main focus is on data center fabrics, cloud networking and converged infrastructure. Shiva has been involved in computing since the bubble boom and has been learning ever since. Today, he has numerous industry certifications and he founded his own group of companies catering in various horizons.

Mr. Shiva holds a Polytechnic diploma and a Masters of Comp.Science degree in Network Security in the year 1997. He frequently lectures on design and implementation of information security infrastructure, identity management, threat management and access management including security monitoring systems and cyber security.

After working with companies like CityNet Communications, NetIndia Communi- cations, NetCracker and Sify, with a dream of establishing a unique solution provider company and zeal of conquering the market, Mr. Shiva founded Zealot IT Solutions in the year 2004 and since then no look back. Mr. Shiva manages and serves as an advisor in many industry repute organizations.

His experience includes, advising variety of industries and global enterprises in information security solutions design, security audit and regulatory compliance for PCI-DSS, HIPAA, HITECH and OCIE. Security assessments and audits based on NIST cyber security framework, COBIT and ISO 27001-2013, GRC tools, penetration test plans development and execution within large organizations. Design, implementation and management of information security best practices.

Today Mr. Shiva is again set out to bring transformation in the cyber security arena, with his strong leadership; he is currently heading ProInf Networks as a Managing Director and CEO. His vision is to secure the cyber activities in the niche and mainstreams of public interest enforcing with government stakeholders.

Mr. Ravindranath K

Head/VP - Projects & Delivery

With a Bachelors in Electronics Engineering and over 15+ years of experience Ravindranath is a great asset to the company. He is very well experienced in design, testing, customer engineering. He is into designing data switch/router loaded with only uboot with customizations of Kernel, rootfs, drivers and the application images. His expertise lies in the areas of Network architecture and security. Prior to joining Proinf Networks he served at various positions ranging from prime technical contact to senior technical architect at Nortel, Aricent and Avaya.

With his immense experience in the field of Networks and Security he heads the ProTeam division of projects and delivery at ProInf Networks.

Mr. DevRaj

Head/VP - Corporate Strategy

Mr. DevRaj , is a well known personality in the Indian start-up ecosystem,he holds strong command in Marketing & Strategy.Innovation at work is the core policy where DevRaj strongly implements among his colleagues. He is a process savvy and always finds an opportunity to apply protocols to increase the working efficiency of the organization. DevRaj also shares good relations with industry reputes and government agencies.

DevRaj brings rich experience from different sectors like IT, FMCG, Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals and Manufacturing.After successful exits from his brain child's, now he helps organizations to rocket next level. Currently committed to work on the next big thing.

DevRaj is a graduate from BITS PILANI and an MBA from IIM,Bangalore.

DevRaj is a coffee lover and is heck passionate about food and travelling.