Our Team Members
The US leadership team focuses on the day-to-day running of our business operations and provides inputs to both the United States and India Offices.
Ram Garg, with over 25 years of work experience in the global software genre, is the Chief Executive Officer as well as the founder of Software Assurance. Before venturing into Software Assurance, Ram was the chairman of the architecture committee at MetaSolv and was even the Director at Kirana Networks. Over years he has handled the testing as well as development for various multi-site projects. He has worked for the Fujitsu Virtual View and the IBM LAN network manager projects in which he led many large teams. He has provided consulting services in the past to many multi-national firms such as IBM, Alcatel-Lucent, Fujitsu, and Oracle. The SID standard initiative by Telecommunication forum that is being used recently by nearly all global solutions providers was created by a body in which Ram was one of the founding members. He is on the boards for PMI Service and Outsourcing SIG. Ram possesses extraordinary skills in people, general management and a blend of nurturing and tough styles. He has versatile experience in global technology markets, building new businesses, organically /inorganically, engaging early customers and partners, starting and operating businesses, building teams globally to cater Clients requirements. He is a published author and an international speaker in the genre of Globalization.
Mike Tatachar, the Chief Strategy Officer at the company, is a visionary with more than 20 years of experience behind him in the telecom industry. Before he joined Software Assurance, Mike was a co-founder of Spatial Wireless and helped develop the Wireless Soft Switch. Along with the other co-founders, Mike sold this technology to Alcatel Lucent in the 2005 for 250 million dollars. Over the past few years, Mike has handled leadership roles in several telecom equipment companies including DSC and Alcatel Lucent. When it comes to the design as well as the development of Wireless and Wireline Telecom products, Mike is reputed as a global expert and has had several patents registered to his name in the field of next-generation transmission and voice compression. As the Chief Strategy Officer at Software Assurance, Mike designs the strategies for operations with an emphasis on telecommunications and administers testing services to telecom equipment providers. He will also focus on contributing software solutions to providers for services such as IMS, Mobility, LTE (4G) as well as voice networks and VOIP.
Eric Harris heads the sales and business development segment of Software Assurance. He manages the equipment model so that it reaches the growth related goals and he helps generate revenue for the company. He has helped Software Assurance acquire projects. He creates the sales strategies, marketing campaigns, and manages the solutions portfolio. Before joining Software Assurance, Eric was the Vice President for Business Development at Varros Telecom, a company providing consulting services for next-generation network management. Eric is a visionary who is adept at both the business as well as technical aspects of Software Assurance. He is an expert when it comes to process-centric business development, management of finances, and the efficient use of technology for business systems. His areas of expertise include management scorecards, process improvement tools and techniques (BPM, Lean, Six Sigma), measurement systems and use of technology for process optimization.