Dr. Nandu Thondavadi is a successful businessman and corporate officer and is presently serving as the Director and Chief Executive Officer at Zolon Corporation. He specializes in the fields of international management, product development, cost reduction, and systems implementation. He has also expertise in merger and acquisition activities. His years of experience and effective leadership skills have proven highly effective in establishing and growing technology businesses and programs and contributing towards the corporate growth. He has served various important positions ranging from software development to leading a global IT firm at many renowned companies.
Dr. Nandu Thondavadi, as a Vice President for Coleman Cable Systems, helped the firm to increase its productivity by many folds. He introduced new processes and technologies and implemented a specialized MRP system for production control. The MRP system was highly effective for scheduling, monitoring and controlling the production levels. His innovative ideas and technologies resulted in reduction in total production costs and increase in efficiency. Thondavadi also served as a Director of the Corporate Technology Center, Square D Company / Groupe Schneider and his leadership skills helped in increasing their profitability significantly. Improvement in product line profitability and elimination of unprofitable products are the outcomes of his intensive studies and analysis of advanced manufacturing tools and techniques.
He also held the position of a Clinical Professor of Operations Management at Northwestern Universitys Kellogg School of Management. He has earned six university degrees including his MBA from Kellogg School of Management. He was also awarded with the highest government scholarship called National Merit Scholarship for Study Abroad from the Indian Government to do Ph.D. in US. Dr. Nandu Thondavadi has served on boards for various globally-listed technology companies as well as charitable organizations and is also the author of much admired book, Offshore Outsourcing: A Path to New Efficiencies in IT and Business Processes. Dr. Thondavadi is also the founder of Global Technology Ventures and has been its President since 2008. For more details about Dr. Nandu Thondavadi, please visit www.zoloncorp.com.