Mr. Valliappa is the founder of the Sona Valliappa Group (an extension of Sona Group). As a well-known industrialist in South India, his interests range from textiles to the construction industry and all the way to information technology.
C. Valliappa was invited to visit the U.S. as a guest of the White House to understand American business and to identify the future growth of business between India and the US - a rare honor vested on only one businessman each year.
CV. Chockalingam (Chocko Valliappa)
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director
V. Chockalingam is the moving force behind Vee Technologies USA. Thanks to a wide range of exposure to new technology and software throughout the years, Chocko has accumulated a vast experience in developing and exploring technologies.
Chocko founded Vee Technologies in 2000.
Patrick has held a wide range of senior executive leadership positions in large companies in the global services industry. His BPO experience includes senior-level positions in marketing, sales, and business development with companies such as Sprint, AT&T, and IBM. As the President of Sprint Business, he was responsible for running a business of 12,000 employees, with an $8 billion P&L, as he directed all wired networking business activities. He re-engineered nuances of the entire product line, established a customer-focused selling environment, and directed lifecycle management of customers, with loyalty based marketing strategies. Before then, Patrick was Senior Managing Partner at AT&T where he was responsible for all AT&T sales, marketing and services support west of the Mississippi. With AT&T, Patrick was a co-founder of AT&T Solutions; and responsible for generating over $4 billion in new services revenue. Prior to AT&T, Patrick worked for IBM for twenty years in various sales, marketing and systems positions. Patrick was a co-founding member of ISSC (IBM Integrated Systems Solutions Corporation) which, over time, evolved into IBM Global Services, a multi-billion dollar business today. Patrick was instrumental in securing, and managing, the new clients that formed the base of the new services arm of IBM. In his last position, as the Vice President of Marketing and Sales for IBM Canada, he was responsible for the management of IBM sales/services teams across the ten provinces…providing the generation of many new logos, as well as establishing the infrastructure, to support new clients of IBM services.
Patrick joined as President of Vee Technologies, Inc., in 2010. He holds an MBA from the University of Kansas; and a BA in English (minor in General Science) from St. Louis University.
Carl joined Vee Technologies USA on September 1, 2010 as Senior Director of Client Services. He is responsible for the pursuit and closure of strategic BPO deals which will contribute directly and significantly to the success of Vee Technologies USA. Prior to joining Vee Technologies USA, Carl was with Siemens AG for 7 years as Vice President of Enterprise Accounts and Strategic Engagements where he was responsible for maintaining and growing Siemens’ relationships with its largest and most strategic outsourcing clients. Mr. Marullo was also with AT&T where during his 30 year career there he held numerous positions in sales and sales management. He was a founding member of AT&T Solutions, AT&T’s professional services and outsourcing unit.
Vice President Business Operations
Mr. Marullo holds an Associate Degree in Business Administration and has completed a corporate Mini-MBA Program at Penn State University.
Vice President Finance and Administration
Sue holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers College of Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration from Rutgers Graduate School of Management.
Vice President Operations and Sales Support
Joe joined Vee Technologies in 2012 and received his BS in Computer Science from Moravian College and his MBA from The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania.