Ram Melkote, VP Product Marketing
Ram has over 20 years of cross functional experience in the IT industry in IT applications, service management, SOA , BPM, Middleware, Databases, and Systems Management. His experience has spanned Product Management, Marketing, Product Development, Architecture, and Consulting. He has served as the VP of Marketing at CrossTest where his duties included Product Management, and Business Development. Ram's experience includes product management at CA where he managed the product strategy for the CMDB and allied service management and operational tools. Ram spent six years at Oracle, where he was the Director of Produc Management for its Application Server product. At IBM, Ram was an architect for its premier object oriented package and at Bell Labs for an advanced Intelligent Networking product. Prior to CrossTest, Ram co-founded Phulaxis, a company that monitors business and technology controls across enterprise application systems, where he headed Product Management, Product Marketing and Business Development.
Ram has an MS in Engineering from Cornell, an MS in Computer Science from Columbia, a B. Tech in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), and an MBA from University of Chicago.