Vinu Baby



I am a software professional with around 20 years of experience in the information technology industry.

  • Birthday: 2 January 1981
  • Phone: +91 875444 5270
  • City: Chennai, India
  • Email:
  • Freelance: Available

Besides my profression, I am happily married to my lovely wife and we are blessed with three loving kids. TBH, I dont have much hobbies to flaunt. I keep trying things which amaze me and havent sticked to some hobby for long enough. Browsing, Reading techno blogs, watching techno vlogs and action movies interests me.


Over these years, I have worked on various technologies, tools, frameworks. Some briefly and other for longer duration. I have been mostly working on Microsoft Technologies. However, I have interests in wide areas of technologies and usually dont shy away in trying or learning new technologies.

Mangement Skills

Project Planning
Profit Loss (P&L) management
Risk and Change management
People management
Coaching and mentoring
MS Project
MS Excel
JIRA (Advanced)
Azure Devops (Advanced)

Technical Skills

Microsoft .NET, C#,
Microsoft Azure
Xamarin Forms
Google DialogFlow

Technical Skills

AEM (Adobe Experience Manager)
VMWare Power CLI
Solid Works API
EA - Enterprise Architecture
Sonar Cloud

Architect Skills

Enterprise Architecture
Solutioning and Designing
Systems Integration


After 20 years of experience in the IT industry, I realise that I still have many things to learn and gain experience in. The below section details my experience and highlights of my career.

Professional Experience

Associate Director

2020 - Present

Cognizant Technology Solutions, Chennai, India

  • Offshore program manager for the development and delivery of Digital transformation program for a leading postal organization in Ireland.
  • Establish medium and large programs from base and setup global distributed delivery model, Recruit and build teams from scratch, managing teams from multiple disciplines and streams.
  • Client and other stakeholder management. Liaise with other vendors and lead the governance of the program. Lead the governance of change and risk management. Vast experience in playing critical delivery roles in firefighting or escalated projects, and regain the clients confidence.
  • Project and program plan and delivery execution which involves managing delivery by multi-geography located vendors, integrators, service providers etc. Budget (P&L) and portfolio management.

Technical Project Manager

2019 - 2020

Etihad Airways, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E

  • Develop the RPA capability and demonstrate to the business the benefits. Developed various solutions and prototypes using UIPath. Currently running the process automation assessment to improve the overall efficiency and productivity of the department. Chatbot prototyping using Google DialogFlow and Azure Bot services and
  • Agile coach instrumental in bringing the best practices of Essential SAFe configuration during the currently ongoing Agile Transformation across the organization.
  • Involved in pre-sales and delivery activities, floating of RFP, liaising with the procurement team
  • Project and program plan and delivery execution which involves managing delivery by multigeography located vendors, integrators, service providers etc.

Senior Manager

2017 - 2018

Cognizant Technology Solutions, Chennai, India

  • Managed the complete account which develops a B2B portal for a leading oil and gas major in France. Improved the overall profitability of the account. Owned P&L of the account and improved the revenue from 350K EUR to 1.5 million EUR over a span of 18 months. Instrumental in leading the Agile transformation phase in introducing Essential SAFe configuration and played the role of Release Train Engineer (RTE) for the pre-release.
  • Owned and delivered digital transformation projects for Etihad Airways on AEM platform. Owned the complete end-to-end program management which also included couple of other service providers.
  • Was institutional in delivering the final leg of the B2C portal of United Utilities Plc. The go-live delay was efficiently delivered ahead of time by completing the WCAG compliance module, Security Penetration Testing backlog items and Performance improvement tasks. Worked as individual contributor in completing the final Go-Live blockers. Exhibited greater quality output and improved productivity.
  • Lead the Tooling chain implementation and git-branching process for establishing high maturity CI/CD pipelines.

Senior Technical Manager

2011 - 2016

HCL Technologies, Chennai, India

  • Managed a cross functional team of over 30+ offshore development team for Konica Minolta Medical Graphics.
  • Instrumental in improving the overall scope in a multi-vendor program through multiple transition programs and eventually brought the ownership of the product from 45% to 70%.
  • Provided technical solutions for various mission critical tasks and managed the complete concept to delivery of two releases (including design, QA) from Japan.
  • Involved in direct customer interactions for the major releases.
  • Had been an Individual contributor (IC) and delivered various features (image processing) using .net and WPF technology stack.

Assistant Consultant

2007 - 2011

Tata Consultancy Services, Chennai, India

  • As a team lead engineer, I have developed various .net applications to improve the productivity of the track engineers. Systems such as VDS (vehicle dynamics simulator), track simulator, Virtual Machine automation etc.
  • Worked on various automation solutions.
  • Developed custom operations/features in CATIA V5 and SolidWorks for the CAD/CAM team in Ferrari.
  • Implemented VM automation using VMSphere Power CLI API

Lead Engineer

2006 - 2007

Nana Computers Private Limited, Vishakhapatnam, India

  • Developed various utility applications using .NET, VB, SQL, ASP, ASP.NET
  • Managed the offshore delivery team of developers and testers, by conducting design reviews, code reviews, peer testing etc.
  • Lead the solution designing along with the team.

Sr. Software Engineer

2002 - 2006

Allied IP Attorneys, Dubai, U.A.E

  • Designed, developed and managed a complete office automation suite for IP (intellectual properties) management using VB6, ASP, .NET, SQL Server, ColdFusion.
  • Owned the test and release planning of the in-house application and managed a team of 5.


Bachelor of Science

1998 - 2001

Andhra University, Vishakapatnam, India

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics.


1998 - 2001

Aptech Pvt. ltd, Vishakapatnam, India

Advanced Diploma in Sofware Engineering, a 3 years diploma cource from Aptech Computers Pvt Ltd.


TOGAF® 9 Certified Enterprise Architect

SAFe Advanced Scrum Master

Certified Scrum Master

Linguistic Skills












Speak (shwy shwy)


Alex Antona (Scale Agilist, RTE)

Release Train Engineer - Program Manager chez Enablon

I had the opportunity to collaborate and then supervise Vinu on Delivery and Project of Total Fleet Program. I can affirm that he occupied a key function in the dispositive set up between total and Cognizant. Vinu is a reliable and competent person, he knows how to adapt to his client's requirements while maintaining consistency within his teams.

Rory Fidler

Vice President Cargo Technology at Menzies Aviation

Vinu worked for me as a Technical Project Manager during my time as head of Technology for Etihad Airlines cargo and Logistics department. Vinu has a very strong technical capability having historically come from a development background. Vinu almost singlehandedly introduced the concept of RPA and chatbots to the department taking this work on almost as an addition to his normal project work. Enthusiastic knowledgeable and with strong subject matter expertise it was a pleasure to work with him and I would have no problems recommending him further.

Ramsudheer Dasaraju

Regional Delivery Manager - KSA at LTI - Larsen & Toubro Infotech

Vinu was exceptional in many ways, he is technically very good and has ability to learn new technologies and guide the team effectively, he is a people manager, he holds the team together at all times. His commitment towards the success of the project and the amount of hard work he puts in motivates everyone in the team to go extra mile. His presence in the team is contagious with high energy levels be brings to the team. I am very glad to have an opportunity to work with Vinu...

Sriram Devarajan

Engagement Delivery Partner (Nordics Energy & Utilities)

Vinu is a seasoned project management professional with strong technical expertise on portal solutions. He networks with his team very well and able to get the best of his team!!! I would highly recommend him for leading an high performing team...

Rajeshkumar Chandrasekharan

Director- Digital Transformation at Ameex Technologies

We worked together in couple of awesome project rescue one complex digital transformation projects, customer requirements were changing frequently but we did not have the luxury of extended delivery dates.. Vinu came into the project when we had only 8 weeks to deliver and several critical components were still to be developed. Vinu took control of the project, provided technical guidance to the team and built some of the main components over night. His commitment to work and work ethics is among the best I have seen. Vinu has that rare qualities of technical brilliance, is customer savvy and ability to take lead in the hour of crisis.

Isac Newton

Head of Presales - Japan at HCL Technologies. A Thought Leader on Business Strategy & Leadership

Vinu is one of the strong technology persons with whom I have worked. He is very passionate about technology and worked a lot on Microsoft Technologies. His commitment to work is unbeatable , Many projects have been made successful by Vinu by his commitment. He is one person who goes beyond call of his duty and ensure that any technical problems to be solved, he is there any time. He is a like a rock we can depend on him. It is phenomenal to have a blend of strong technology, great commitment and easy to work as a great human being. Wishing him all the best in his new & future endeavor.

Xavier Paradon

Director chez Cognizant

I have lately been overseeing an engagement for a major french CAC40 company which is mostly delivered offshore. Vinu played a great role as a technical leader for refactoring this application and as a manager to pave the way to success. The relationships between Vinu and the developpers teams are those of a real tech lead.

Laurent Gutierrez

COO at WayKonect

Vinu is a very dedicated person, he has a broad technical background that allow him to lead by showing the way. It is a pleasure to interact with Vinu as he knows how to listen and how to explain his views.

Hari Devendran

Associate General Manager at ZF Group

Vinu is always a fast learner. He learns new technologies with interest. He was a good team player and liked by all the team members. In nutshell, he is very influencer.

Ruth Suhasini Konga

Technology Lead at Infosys Limited

Vinu is very active, innovative & a friendly techie.

Ganesha Megur Krishnaiah

Project Manager at IMS Health

Vinu and I worked together at HCL where he was working as Technical manager. He is very strong in technical aspects, hard working, customer oriented and a very good team player. Vinu is the epitome of professionalism. I was amazed at his technical skills and project management skills. Wish you all the best for your future growth.

Pranav Agrawal

Materials & Corrosion Engineer at Bahrain Petroleum Company

Vinu is very friendly, focused and mature person. It was fun working with him. He is definitely a valuable asset to a team.

Selvam Pitchan

Sr. Business Solutions Architect (Windchill) at Lennox India Technology Centre

He is a dedicated guy & picks up things very fast.We had a good working together for a long time.Good in exploring new stuffs and shares it with all. Wish him the best for his future assignments

Adriano Zambelli

Consulente IT presso Ferrari

Vinu has provided a good service, working with enthusiasm and productivity

AA K Siraj


Vinu is a very excellent project manager to work with. He manages things very smoothly and absorbs all the pressure from the higher management and gives only the requirements which is a very cool. Technically he is very strong, he is a very good mentor. I have learned lot of things from him especially I have learned how to analyze the concept or the requirements. He is a binding blowing analyst. We rarely get such managers.

Sarat Polavarapu

Expert in Developing Java/J2EE applications, Explorer of new technologies, Continuous Learner and Problem Solver

Vinu is a good architect, sound in dot net technologies. He manages the work and people at a time. He loves to take challenges around the critical businesses. When I was working at Nanna Computers, he always used to work with the team and manages the client expectations always at high end. He has good management skills along with technical skills.

Rama Ch

Module Leader At Wipro Technologies

Antony is good at management skills and balancing the work.Deticated towars the work.Helpful to the team members at critical situvations.



Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


+91 8754445270