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K. Venkatachalam (KV as he is fondly called) has over 30+ years of experience in the area of computer hardware and computer based system software. KV is one of the founder directors of Zenith Software Limited (ZSL).

KV started his career with Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Thiruvanathapuram. For nearly a decade, he was involved in the design and development of onboard electronic systems used in control and guidance applications of the Satellite Launch Vehicles (SLVs). After his stint at ISRO, he spent three years at Bharath Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), where he spearheaded the development of computer based automation systems for various industrial processes.

As director of ZSL, KV envisages the strategy for the overall development and growth of the organization. KV has a master's degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT - Kanpur.

Sampath Kumar brings more than 30 years of experience to ZSL. He is also one of the Directors of ZSL. Sampath has international experience in Sales, Marketing and Corporate Management, having served in reputed business houses in India.

Sampath began his career at Mafatlal Consultancy services, Mumbai and had a long stint of 13 years. At Mafatlal group, Sampath, as operations research manager developed scientific applications which could optimize the cost of operations. Sampath moved to UB group to their Information technology group (ITD) at the inception stage and implemented computerization across all the companies in the group comprising breweries, distilleries and chemical units. He then moved to International marketing to grow the software business.

Sampath is responsible for the overall strategic growth of ZSL. Sampath has a master's in Operations research and SQC from ISI Calcutta.

Natarajan (Nats) brings to ZSL over 25 years of experience in design, development and implementation of applications for companies across various domains such as Healthcare, Financial Services and Manufacturing. He has wide experience in setting up and managing offshore operations and in delivering software from India to clients in US, UK and Europe.

Prior to joining ZSL, Nats was Vice-President, Delivery of First Consulting Group (FCG), specializing in Healthcare consulting and software services. Nats was also responsible for setting up and growing the BPO practice at FCG. Nats managed large offshore projects for clients such as Blue Cross Blueshield, Federal Express, Humana, United Health Group and Health Alliance. He also held various technical and management positions at United Breweries Group.

Natarajan has a post graduate degree in Mathematics from the Madras University.

S. Natarajan brings in over 28 years of experience to ZSL. In his tenure at various Indian companies and MNCs, he has garnered experience across diverse areas such as Finance, Accounts, Commercial, Administration, Secretarial, FEMA, Banking, Central Excise & Customs, Sales Tax, Labour laws, Pricing and Review of Contracts, Overseas Office Accounting and Formalities/ Statutory compliances.

He has also been solely responsible for establishing overseas offices and joint ventures and implementation of systems in overseas branches. As CFO he has overall responsibility of various finance functions such as Financial Management, Treasury Operations, Internal Controls and Corporate Taxation & Planning. Corporate responsibility in the marketplace, specifically for supplier relationships is also part of his mandate.

Natarajan has a bachelor's degree in Commerce from Madras University and a post graduate diploma in Financial Management.

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