About Us

We are a vendor-neutral IT infrastructure Consulting & DevOps services company. We help you make sense of the vast array of technology choices out there. It can be confusing to determine which of the plethora of solutions will bring you the highest returns on your investment & which IT solutions are relevant for your business. Confused buyers usually end up patronizing trusted brands. But lesser-known brands can offer you greater value for your money for the same functionality, and thus higher returns. Our team spends a significant amount of time understanding different technologies. We test potential solutions before making any recommendations to our customers.
We help you save with the belief that a rupee saved is a rupee earned.

The OPT IT Playbook

We like to do things differently. ‘Spray and pray’ is not our approach. We believe in the power of testing and iterations to deliver value and a great customer experience.

Here’s how we do things at Opt IT:

  • We never lose sight of our customers core business goals.
  • We fuse the spirit of a startup with the aspirations of a Fortune 500 company.
  • We build long-term relationships that come before building IT solutions.
  • We stay vendor-neutral but solution-focused.
  • We go to great lengths to create a culture and a workplace environment.
  • Conducive to an employee’s learning and overall growth.

Our Team

  • Santhosh brings over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Prior to founding Opt IT, Santhosh has worked at Intel, Synopsys. He has held various positions at Intel and has played key roles in datacenter architecture and implementation, liaising with business functions for IT requirements, and has led teams for service delivery and support. Santhosh has a passion for High-Performance Computing and Virtualization and has worked extensively with enterprise servers, storage, and systems management solutions.
    Santhosh Mogili
    Co-Founder & CTO
  • Satish has over 22 years of experience with Intel spanning across IT Engineering to Product Management functions. He has lead global teams responsible for Network Security Engineering, implementation & support. He has managed Intel India’s Innovation center that focused on showcasing Intel’s latest technologies to customers in India covering Intel AMT and virtualization. Before joining Opt IT, he was a product manager for Intel higher education program in India and drove Intel India’s social entrepreneurship initiatives.
    Satish Narule
    Co-Founder & COO
  • Over 13 years of experience across operations & business support roles. Started her journey with Opt IT in 2013 as a finance executive and has grown into heading the entire finance as well as HR Operations function. She was mainly instrumental in building the organization from formative days setting up finance & operations team.
    Thrishala Narule
    Head: Finance & HR Operations
  • Started his early stage of career at Opt IT as a network engineer & has grown into various roles of account management, service delivery, IT consulting , IT managed services delivery & currently leading the Cloud Services delivery function. Has been instrumental in helping customers transform their IT function by thinking in their shoes and chalking out road-map aligning to their growth plans.
    Prathap K B
    Head: Cloud Service Delivery
  • Experienced Management Professional with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry for over 25 years. Skilled in Service-Level Agreements (SLA), IT Strategy, Professional Services, Data Center, and Management. He is responsible for the delivery of IT managed services and IT consulting services at Opt IT. In the past, he has held senior roles at Network Solutions (Currently IBM), Inknow tech & SRM Technologies.
    Chezian Bala
    Head: IT Managed Services
  • Experienced Senior Technical Lead with a demonstrated history of working in the biotechnology and IT industry in the past. Skilled in Cluster Management, Life Sciences, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure and Automation. Strong engineering professional with a hunch towards understanding large to small scale applications in a simple manner and putting together a technology roadmap keeping scalability, reliability & cost in mind.
    Santhosh Gandham
    Lead DevOps Architect
SANTHOSH MOGILI
CO-FOUNDER & CTO

Santhosh brings over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Prior to founding Opt IT, Santhosh has worked at Intel, Synopsys. He has held various positions at Intel and has played key roles in data center architecture and implementation, liaising with business functions for IT requirements, and has led teams for service delivery and support. Santhosh has a passion for High-Performance Computing and Virtualization and has worked extensively with enterprise servers, storage, and systems management solutions.

SATISH NARULE
CO-FOUNDER & COO

Satish has over 22 years of experience with Intel spanning across IT Engineering to Product Management functions. He has lead global teams responsible for Network Security Engineering, implementation & support. He has managed Intel India’s Innovation center that focused on showcasing Intel’s latest technologies to customers in India covering Intel AMT and virtualization. Before joining Opt IT, he was a product manager for Intel higher education program in India and drove Intel India’s social entrepreneurship initiatives.

THRISHALA NARULE
HEAD: FINANCE & HR OPERATIONS

Over 13 years of experience across operations & business support roles. Started her journey with Opt IT in 2013 as a finance executive and has grown into heading the entire finance as well as HR Operations function. She was mainly instrumental in building the organization from formative days setting up finance & operations team.

PRATHAP K B
HEAD: CLOUD SERVICE DELIVERY

Started his early stage of career at Opt IT as a network engineer & has grown into various roles of account management, service delivery, IT consulting , IT managed services delivery & currently leading the Cloud Services delivery function. Has been instrumental in helping customers transform their IT function by thinking in their shoes and chalking out road-map aligning to their growth plans.

CHEZIAN BALA
HEAD: IT MANAGED SERVICES

Experienced Management Professional with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry for over 25 years. Skilled in Service-Level Agreements (SLA), IT Strategy, Professional Services, Data Center, and Management. He is responsible for the delivery of IT managed services and IT consulting services at Opt IT. In the past, he has held senior roles at Network Solutions (Currently IBM), Inknow tech & SRM Technologies.

SANTHOSH GANDHAM
LEAD DEVOPS ARCHITECT

Experienced Senior Technical Lead with a demonstrated history of working in the biotechnology and IT industry in the past. Skilled in Cluster Management, Life Sciences, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, and Automation. Strong engineering professional with a hunch towards understanding large to small scale applications in a simple manner and putting together a technology roadmap keeping scalability, reliability & cost in mind.

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