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Background

Employment History

Education

  • Bachelor's degree , Engineering
    Osmania University
  • Masters' degree , computer science
    University of Missouri-Rolla
  • MBA
    Rockhurst College
  • bachelors , Engineering
    Osmania University
  • masters' degrees , Mining Engineering and in computer science
    University of Missouri-Rolla
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Rama ...
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Rama Prasad
Senior Vice President and CIO
Speakers at the CIO CIO IT Leadership Conference - Chicago
campconferences.com, 30 July 2014 [cached]
Rama Prasad Rama Prasad is currently CIO of Aircell. Aircell is the world's leading provider of air-to-ground telecommunications and is certified by both FAA and FCC to provide wifi internet services in the airplanes. As CIO, Rama is responsible for leading all aspects of Information Technology (IT) and effectively supporting the growth of Aircell. Prior to joining Aircell, Rama headed Application Development and Testing for US Cellular and before that, he held executive positions in IT at Hewitt, Orbitz and CNA . Rama holds a Masters' degree in computer science from the University of Missouri-Rolla, an MBA from Rockhurst College in Kansas City and a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from Osmania University. Rama's expertise is focused on growing and transforming technology organizations into highly tuned, efficient entities enabling and contributing to the company's bottom line success.
Information Systems Governance Strategies Conference - Chicago
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Rama Prasad, IT Leader, Hewitt Associates,
Information Systems Governance Strategies Conference - Chicago Biographies
www.targetedconferences.com, 17 Mar 2011 [cached]
Rama Prasad Rama Prasad is currently CIO of Aircell. Aircell is the world's leading provider of air-to-ground telecommunications and is certified by both FAA and FCC to provide wifi internet services in the airplanes. As CIO, Rama is responsible for leading all aspects of Information Technology (IT) and effectively supporting the growth of Aircell. Prior to joining Aircell, Rama headed Application Development and Testing for US Cellular and before that, he held executive positions in IT at Hewitt, Orbitz and CNA . Rama holds a Masters' degree in computer science from the University of Missouri-Rolla, an MBA from Rockhurst College in Kansas City and a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from Osmania University. Rama's expertise is focused on growing and transforming technology organizations into highly tuned, efficient entities enabling and contributing to the company's bottom line success.
Insurance IT sees a turnaround
www.diversitycareers.com, 1 Dec 2002 [cached]
Rama Prasad, VP of the IT solutions design group at CNA, offers an example of how such regulations can provide challenges for IT staffs."State departments of motor vehicles require insurance companies to send them particular sets of information," he says.
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"Our job is to take care of business needs," says Rama Prasad, VP for a CNA IT solutions group.
Rama Prasad is VP of CNA's solutions design group"When the business decides what to do, we figure out how to do it," says Rama Prasad, VP for the solutions design group within the IT department at CNA.On average, his group handles over fifty projects a month.
One of his projects is the data sets required by various state departments of motor vehicles."We're designing a system and a process under which the states can change their minds about the data they want, and we can address that very easily.
"Our job is to take care of our business needs today and tomorrow as well.We design systems in such a way that it lowers the cost of total ownership and the cost of maintenance."
Prasad grew up in India.He received his BSME in 1982, just before he moved to the U.S. and began an MSCS program at the University of Missouri-Rolla.Armed with his 1985 MS, he worked for companies in several fields: Sprint, Ameritech, a dot-com, and then Sears.In 1995 he completed an MBA at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University (Evanston, IL).A year ago he joined CNA.
Working in IT for an insurance company isn't too far removed from the telecom and retail work he had done before, Prasad finds.
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"My simple advice to people starting off is, first and foremost, to get a solid educational foundation," Prasad says.
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