SVAM International Inc. provides information technology services. The Company offers services such as data management, business intelligence, infrastructure services, system integrations, document management, application development, and web collaboration to industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, finance, retail, and transportation. SVAM International serves customers worldwide.
ProTRACKPlus is a software company that has created the newest SaaS exclusively designed for economic development organizations to track active projects, manage contacts, and report activities. The tool tracks and reports on the overall success of an economic development program and provides customized dashboards to maximize transparency, accountability, and communication with stakeholders.
Anil brings over two decades of experience in spearheading product development, marketing, strategic planning, and business development. Thanks to his process-oriented approach and single-minded focus on customer satisfaction coupled with his ability to deliver premium services and support. In addition to being ProTRACKPlus’ Chairman of the Board, Anil is President and CEO of SVAM International, Inc. which offers services such as data management, business intelligence, infrastructure services, system integrations, document management, application development, and web collaboration. SVAM employs 650 people in India, Mexico and US with corporate headquarters in Long Island, NY. Anil has secured successful implementations with scores of clients including Strategic Planning engagements for the likes of Deutche Bank, HSBC, Long Island Bus, and significant offshore contracts for leading technology companies including Motorola, IFF, SonicWall, RF Technologies, and Posit Science. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from New Delhi University – India.
Tim was recently named CEO of ProTRACKPlus, after having joined SVAM International, Inc. as National Sales Manager for ProTRACKPlus in September 2017. Mr. Chase has over 30 years’ experience running numerous economic development corporations and chambers of commerce in Illinois, Texas, and Kansas. Mr. Chase is a nationally recognized leader in the economic development profession as speaker, trainer, and author on the topics of economic development metrics, community development, strategic planning, infrastructure, sales, and marketing. He acquired his Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) designation in 1994 and in May of 2001 Mr. Chase was named a Fellow Member (FM) of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) for his work in the field of training and education related to economic development. In October 2019 Mr. Chase received the designation of Honorary Life Member (HLM) from IEDC in recognition of his long-standing dedication to the profession.
As COO of ProTRACKPlus, Mike is primarily responsible for strategic planning, business strategy development, market segment identification and evaluation, and has overall responsibility for Marketing and Sales. His duties also include managing a team of highly skilled professionals in the US and India for SVAM. Among the key areas he focuses on are maintaining the highest customer satisfaction on all accounts. Since joining SVAM International, Inc. (The parent to ProTRACKPlus) in 2003, he and his team have significantly increased sales revenues making SVAM one of the fastest growing entities in New York state. A customer focused and visionary sales executive, Michael has demonstrated his ability to lead and has helped the company achieve several significant milestones including providing creative (cost savings and effective) solutions to the likes of Motorola, SonicWall, North Shore Health Systems, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and Deutche Bank. Prior to SVAM, Michael spent over a decade working in the Training and Professional Development Industry with Both ExecuTrain an IDG company and Dale Carnegie Training. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Big Brother Big Sister.
Raman brings entrepreneurial experience to SVAM and is the guiding force behind the technical design and implementation of ProTRACKPlus for the economic development profession. His holistic view of SVAM and ProTRACKPlus has created a roadmap by which both organizations can move forward, cohesively. With diverse experience in areas such as R&D, Manufacturing, Electronics, Software and Managing teams of highly skilled personnel, Raman is able to bring new perspectives to the table. Prior to joining SVAM, Raman was the CEO at Aurora Integrated Systems (a company developing and manufacturing small UAVs), which he co-founded in 2006. After nine years he and the founders sold the company to the Tata group. Raman holds a Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.
Shanks has 30+ years’ experience in the application software industry. He joined SVAM as Managing Director – Solutions Delivery Global in 2019 having worked at HCL America Inc. for 23 years, exiting as Vice President. Shanks also serves as the CTO for ProTRACKPlus. Shanks’ expertise is in business analysis, application modernization, and deploying systemwide solutions with the desired outcome of large scale Joint Ventures (JV) such as large partnerships with IBM and CSC, Lowe’s, Ann Inc, Brightstar, and Boots ETC.. Shanks’ expertise in these engagements were client partnership, consultative solution sales, application portfolio transformations, and global services delivery. Shanks completely transformed the IT landscape from mainframe to open systems, and from legacy applications for SAP, Manhattan Warehouse Management Systems, Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software, (formerly UGS Corp.), and built several Microsoft-based products for MIS Solutions Inc.. Additionally, he spearheaded the JV with COMPUTECH, an Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), boutique firm in Chicago, which was the genesis of HCL Oracle practice, now 2000+ people strong. Shanks is married and lives in Edison, NJ. His spouse, Dr. Nirmala Shankar, is a Chemistry lecturer at Rutgers University. They have 2 daughters, both married and settled in USA. Shanks enjoys reading, travel, yoga, and mentoring, and is active in social/charity activities such as Santosh Charity, Kiva.org, Rakum School for blind, Cauvery Calling, Solar Power, and others.