Santhana Krishnasamy

Independent Consultant, ex-Orange / France Telecom

Santhana Krishnasamy was heading the Enterprise Services group as its Director at Orange Silicon Valley (Innovation, Strategy & Partnership center for Orange in San Francisco). He constantly helped Orange and it’s enterprise arm – Orange Business Services to partner with Silicon Valley technology companies. He was instrumental in getting SaaS partners for Orange Le Cloud Pro (business apps marketplace) platform. In 2012 Santhana successfully incubated and created two spin-off companies – Sensely & Xendo from his team. He has strong experience in Enterprise/B2B2C products, start-ups & technologies like SaaS, Enterprise Mobility, Big Data, API, Social CRM, Digital Commerce, Internet of Things, Unified Communication & Social Collaboration.

Prior to Orange Santhana worked as a software consultant for Epicentric Inc., an enterprise portal company that was acquired by OpenText/Vignette. He also worked for Airbus Industries in their prestigious Airbus A-380 project team & Parametric Technology Corporation as CAD Software Development Consultant through IGATE (leading global IT outsourcing vendor). Before IGATE Santhana worked for Tata Consulting Engineers, the leading engineering consulting firm in India where he developed Real-Time System Simulation and CAD software.

Santhana received his Bachelor of Engineering degree from PSG College of Technology, India. He has filed seven patents with US PTO & European Patent Office in the domain of messaging, digital content, contact centers, IT network management & IoT.