About

Leadership Team

The management team inspires by example. Working as a team, Chimera has constantly achieved its goals that are a strong reflection of it shared vision and commitment.

Padma Duraiswamy, CEO

Padma Duraiswamy is the co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Chimera Technologies Pvt Ltd. Padma is the go-to person for everything Chimera, including Marketing and Finance. She has seen Chimera grow from a start-up to serving more than 50 customers worldwide, and has been the force behind this aggressive growth story.

Prior to founding Chimera, Padma has worked at several multi national organizations such as Mindaware Software Business and Siemens Information Systems. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science.

When her mind is not on Chimera's next big leap, she is a full-time Mommy to her toddler. When she gets a chance, she loves listening to music, both live and on an iPod.

Karthick Purushothaman, COO

Karthick Purushothaman is the co-founder and the Chief Operating Officer for Chimera Technologies Pvt Ltd. The buck of ensuring growth and meeting deliveries of the various ODC's in Chimera stops at Karthik's desk. At the heart of Karthik's focus on execution excellence is his love for solving problems using technology. He pioneered the "Managed Offshore Model" for Chimera's clients helping them unlock the true business potential of offshoring.

Prior to founding Chimera, Karthick was with Wipro Technologies and Nortel Networks. He holds a masters degree from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago in Software Engineering and Telecommunications.

If you'd like to make a real connection with Karthik, talk cricket. He loves the game, and all its intricacies. "Life is like a game of cricket", he often says.

Shankar, Strategic Advisor

Shankar brings with him over 28 years of international IT industry experience across 45 countries with specific focus on Banking, Financial Markets and Insurance domains.

A Master-class Corporate Director from the Institute of Directors and an Executive Coach from Erickson College International, Shankar's area of specialization is on growth and niche Strategy, organization structuring in the organic and M&A contexts, product/process innovation and engineering , execution excellence, talent management and performance enrichment through creative goal setting.

He was the Executive Vice-president and Global Head for i-flex’s (now Oracle Financial Services Software) services business before he served IBM as a Partner to lead their Financial services business in IBM Global Business Services, ISA. Shankar holds a post-graduate degree from IIT, Mumbai, India and an MBA from OUBS, UK.

Client Testimonials

Their unconventional way of thinking has helped Orange solve several practical issues in the most efficient ways

Tom Clarke, Head of Connectivity Management Solutions,

Orange Business Service

Our entire experience with Chimera has been very positive and we are privileged to work with such an outstanding group of professionals

John Toman, Partner,

Acelo Solutions Inc.

The professional relationship with Chimera has been beyond our expectations. I would like to congratulate you on your levels of customer service, as your support team are always quick to respond, and expertise.

Reinaldo. A. carvalho, CTO,

Phoenix Kiosk

We have been engaged with Chimera since 2008 and overall we have had a great customer experience! The support, flexibility and speed of response from team were exceptional.

Joanie Olivier, Executive Partner,

Iconitel Consulting Services Inc.