Mr. Mahesh Arumugam founded Alpha Cloud Labs LLC & Pvt Ltd in 2010 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer. Prior to Alpha Cloud, Mr. Arumugam served as VP – Engineering at Citigroup(C) from 2007-2010. He oversaw the engineering and management of Big Data and Enterprise Content Management teams across the consumer business units within Citigroup. In 2008, he was awarded the prestigious Citi Presidents Club , given to 30 outstanding contributors to the organization for innovation and operational excellence. He also served in various senior Software Engineering roles at Citigroup(C) between 2004-2007. Mr. Arumugam served as the Architect for NASA’s Image Characterization and Modelling Sytsem (ICAMS) between 2001-2004. Mr. Arumugam received his Masters in Computer Science from Western Michigan University in 2003 and BE in Computer Science from University of Madras in 2000. He continues to be actively involved in technology industry standards committees to promote open standards and interoperability among systems. Mr. Arumugam is currently focussed on working with governments and NGO’s in emerging markets to provide inclusive growth leveraging the power of information technology and e-governance. He is passionate about golf, food and travel.