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Indian Institute of Information Technology, Lucknow
भारतीय सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, लखनऊ
(An Institute of National Importance by the Act of Parliament)

Vinaya Sathyanarayana

Vinaya Sathyanarayana

Visiting Faculty

Vinaya is a seasoned organizational leader with 30+ years of expertise in startups, midsize and large organizations and research labs. Vinaya has bootstrapped and grown Multi Location Offshore Delivery Centers of Fortune 500 companies to more than 1000+ associates. Vinaya has headed Engineering and Technology groups in product companies (Cloud Native, Analytics, AI/Machine Learning, Application Security) and FinTech/BFSI domains (Payments, Mortgage, Lending, Real Estate Tech).

Vinaya is a venture builder, having bootstrapped and grown Offshore Delivery Centers (ODC), Centre of Excellence (COE), Research Labs and Startups. Vinaya has a proven senior leadership track record in all aspects of setting up, scaling and running ODCs and COEs including Vision, Strategy, technology direction, mentoring, governance models, planning & budgeting, vendor & contractor relationships, staffing (recruitment, retention, university relationships) and delivery. Vinaya has expertise in bootstrapping new groups/COEs in areas of Analytics, Technology Research (Neural Networks, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Natural Language Processing), GIS (Geographical Information Systems), ETL.

Vinaya has been Digital Transformation Advisor for a set of Industries across JAPAC. Vinaya has diverse experience in large, mid-sized and startup environments. He has demonstrated CXO level engagement to acquire, retain and grow the businesses.

Vinaya has expertise in establishing and leading world-class global product engineering organizations. He has successfully delivered products through hands-on knowledge of microservice architectures, latest technologies, deep understanding of domain, customer ecosystem and life cycle of product development. Vinaya has experience in building Internet Scale AI/ML enabled Cloud Native Applications for the API Economy with Privacy and Security Built In.

Vinaya has diverse experience in research labs, large, mid-sized and startup environments. Vinaya is a respected leader in highly-matrixed corporate environments. Vinaya has demonstrated CXO level engagement to acquire, retain and grow the businesses. Vinaya has managed large outsourcing teams spanning a number of technologies.

Vinaya has been teaching as a Visiting Faculty for Post Graduate Programs at leading Universities/Institutes. He is passionate about providing opportunities to challenged people.

Vinaya holds an MBA from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore and B.Tech [Computer Engineering] from National Institute of Technology, Surathkal. He has a Diploma in Business Finance (DBF) and is a Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Scrum Master (Scrum Alliance). He is a Senior Member of IEEE.

He is an inventor of a number granted/published patents (US, IN) and a number of publications and invention disclosures.


          V Sathyanarayana, S Sivananda, PB Pati US Patent 8,468,167

          RK Ravi, V Sathyanarayana
          Proceedings. 10th IEEE International Workshop on Future Trends of …

          V Sathyanarayana, PB Pati, S Sivananda, TR Rajarajan
          US Patent 8,676,731

          S Sivananda, V Sathyanarayana, PB Pati
          2009 22nd Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training, 255-262

          khushal kadakia, V Sathyanarayana, anoop hegde
          IN Patent App. 201,821,048,670

          V Sathyanarayana, K kadakia, anoop hegde
          IN Patent App. 201,621,038,800

          V Sathyanarayana, S Salaka, PB Pati
          IN Patent App. 3165/CHE/2,010

           V Sathyanarayana
           PDMA India Conference held at RMK Engineering College, Chennai, Dec 19-21, 2006

           V Sathyanarayana
           Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

            V Sathyanarayana

          V Sathyanarayana
          First International Conference on Management of Globally Distributed Work …

          V Sathyanarayana
          ProMAC 2004 – 2nd International Conference on Project Management at Tokyo …

          V Sathyanarayana, Others
          PMI’s Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3) 1, Lead Design …

          V Sathyanarayana, T Domin
          AP SEPG Conference held at Hong Kong in November 2003


Department of Management & Humanities,
Indian Institute of Information Technology,
Lucknow, India.

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