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Telliant Opens A New Software Development Center In Chennai, India

SEPTEMBER 15, 2010, JOHNS CREEK, GA – Telliant Systems announced the opening of a new and expanded development center in Chennai, India. The new center is located in the popular T. Nagar section district with excellent access to public transportation, consumer marketplaces, and other infrastructure. Telliant will offer a range of outsourced IT services, including application development and maintenance, integration services, business and technology consulting, enterprise software and systems integration, quality assurance, and performance engineering services.

P. Vaidyanathan, President of Global Operations at Telliant, said, “The launch of our new center advances our corporate strategy by increasing our capacity to focus on a truly global delivery model and to yield higher talent efficiencies. The Chennai outsourcing market holds immense potential, both from a delivery and a customer standpoint, and we are prepared to capitalize on this opportunity.”

With the continued growth of outsourcing in the U.S. and globally, the added capacity will provide Telliant further opportunity to expand its presence in the global outsourcing market.

Telliant’s U.S. headquarters are located in Johns Creek, GA. The new Chennai facility includes all modern amenities, provides an excellent security infrastructure, and professional conference facilities.

“The Chennai location offers Telliant unique value and strategic advantages that allow for stronger delivery of outsourced application services,” said Seth Narayanan, CEO of Telliant Systems. “With access to excellent educational institutions, relatively low cost-of-living when compared to other Indian cities, and a unique cultural backdrop, Chennai is perhaps the best location to base our outsourcing operations.”

Telliant expects to hire several additional software engineers, QA personnel, and a support team to meet the increasing demand for its services over the next several months.

About Telliant Systems

Telliant Systems provides value-oriented IT outsourcing and offshore services, recognizing both its benefits and challenges. Our services include outsourced full-lifecycle application development and software testing services through multiple engagement models including offshore dedicated, onsite, and hybrid teams. Telliant serves a range of industries including financial, insurance, healthcare, internet and others. Our teams have experience in multiple platforms including Java/J2EE, .NET, Mobile and Open Source platforms. For more information, visit

Leadership – Seth Narayanan

Seth Narayanan

CEO & Founder

Seth co-founded Telliant Systems in May 2010 to create a better software services delivery model so global corporations could truly leverage the benefits of outsourcing and offshore services.

Prior to starting Telliant, Seth founded Avalon International. As founder and CEO, he helped shape Avalon as a leading provider of software products and solutions to the check and payment processing areas of the banking and financial services industries. In 2008, Seth led Avalon to a successful acquisition by Bluepoint Solutions and took on the responsibility of serving as the CTO of the combined organization.

Seth began his career as a software engineer with Unisys Corporation in India and soon settled in the United States. As a consultant to Unisys for over 15 years, Seth gained comprehensive experience in software development and services delivery by working with several Fortune 500 and global customers with a particular focus on financial services and banking.

Seth earned a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras, India. He continued his education by receiving an MBA, with specialization in Marketing and Information Systems, from the Xavier Labor Relations Institute in Jamshedpur, India.

Seth lives in the Atlanta area with his family.

Leadership – Kathleen Narayanan

Kathleen Narayanan

CFO & Co-Founder

Kathleen Narayanan brings over three decades of software and business experience to Telliant Systems. She joined Seth Narayanan in 2012 to help lead Telliant after the successful sale of Avalon International, the duo’s previous venture, to Bluepoint Solutions. Avalon was a leading provider of software products and solutions to the check and payment processing areas of the banking and financial services industries. She managed the financial side of the business as well as contributing to product development, sales and customer relationships. Her enthusiasm, energy and IT experience make her a great asset to both companies.

Prior to Avalon, Kathleen spent more than a decade at Unisys Corporation in roles of increasing responsibility. Starting as a Programmer Analyst, she moved into key roles including Team Leader and Project Manager in several major software development and implementation projects. Kathleen regularly interfaced with large clients, many specifically in the banking industry.

While at Unisys, Kathleen was recognized as a small banking expert and solution provider. She received the Unisys Achievement Award for Excellence for her leading role in the development of the Unisys solution for Mellon Bank's Small Banking Service Center. She also developed the Unisys solution for Credit Union payment processing needs. Kathleen left Unisys to assist Seth full-time with Avalon International and its clients.

Kathleen started her IT career as a Programmer at Farmers' Bank and Trust in Hummelstown, PA while she was earning a BA in Technology Management at Pennsylvania State University and an AS in Computer Science and Accounting at Thompson College.

Leadership – Ravi Krishnamoorthy


Vice President of Global Delivery

Ravi Krishnamoorthy, PMP has over two decades of experience in technology and with a focus on the US healthcare and financial services industries. As Telliant’s Vice President of Global Delivery, he is responsible for developing and implementing Telliant’s global service delivery process.

Ravi works closely with Telliant’s clients to help them realize the business benefits of global sourcing by maintaining excellence through process and quality initiatives. He oversees Telliant’s Extended Delivery Center (EDC), having pioneered the EDC model to establish virtual delivery capabilities and enable the adoption of distributed agile methodology.

Ravi provides the strategic leadership and industry knowledge to scale up and strengthen Telliant’s delivery resources to meet the future demands of our growing business and for ensuring that the internal systems including technology and core infrastructure are solid, secure and scalable.

Ravi’s resume includes some of the best-known technology companies in the world such as Wipro, CSC, Cognizant and eMids and his experience spans leadership positions in client and project management. He earned a MS in Computer Applications and a BS in Physics from University of Madras, Chennai. His PMP credential is from the Project Management Institute, USA.