KP Naidu, SVP of Engineering & CTO @ Amava

Managing an Engineering Team at a Startup

Lessons from the last 3 years of creating and nurturing a team of contract software engineers.

KP Naidu is the SVP of Engineering and CTO at Amava. KP is an accomplished Technology Leader, highly recognized for his technology vision, engineering and execution and has over 30 years of experience in technology. KP, is an Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics expert from The University of Edinburgh, UK and rose early in his career to very high ranks at Sun Microsystems, where he was a VP responsible for their global Data Center Practice.

Later in his career, he has taken on roles of COO, Head of Operations for Pressmart, VP Digital & Mobile Strategy for Whiz Technologies, Executive Director of Operations & IT at Telenav, Director of IT Operations for the County of Santa Clara and is currently CTO for Amava in San Francisco Bay Area. He is also on the Board of Directors for Aurum Biosciences and and a member of Palo Alto University Rotary.


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