About Me

As a Managing Enterprise Architect and Senior Principal Consultant, Kumaran has over 20+ years of professional services experience in Digital Transformation of SAP ECC, SAP Success Factor, SAP Ariba, SAP Hybris, Sales Force (both On Premise and Cloud platforms) integrations with Enterprise systems and external partners.

Extensively used ‘on premise’ middleware platforms like SAP PI/PO, webMethods/SAG, Tibco and cloud middleware platforms like SAP HCI, Dell Boomi, APIGEE, MuleSoft. Extensively experienced in Process Integration and data integration of SAP with Enterprise applications and external Partners. Experienced in the architecture around Containerization, PAAS/SAAS, Kubernates kind of Microservices (Granular, Event Driven and Domain driven) and cloud integrations technologies

Kumaran played various roles like Enterprise Architect, Integration Architect, Solution Architect, Projects Manager, Project Lead and Principal Consultant during his consulting career. He consulted for 20+ customers, handled dynamic situations like multi-vendor, offshore/onsite team management, and geographically diversified customers and very complex process / manufacturing environments. He involved in more than 15+ end to end projects and experienced in business process reengineering, services delivery, and project strategy/leadership activities and KPI implementations for many organizations.

Kumaran extensively worked on architectural needs across the application portfolios supporting business processes: like a) Order to Cash (O2C) b) Procure to Pay (P2P/S2P) c) Manufacturing and Quality processes. Kumaran has 7+ years of shop floor manufacturing experience too. He is a graduate in MS in Industrial Engineering with additional associate degree in IT.

KEY SKILLS:

  • Functional:  Program Management, Project Management, Team Building, Team Leader, Strategic/Tactical Planning, Leadership, Business Analysis and Development, Business Process Reengineering and Services/Project Delivery, Excellent Communication and Interpretation skills; Highly Experienced in a) Order to Cash (O2C) b) Procure to Pay (P2P/S2P) c) Manufacturing and Quality processes in Retail, High Tech, Auto, Biotechnology, Life Science and Pharmaceutical industry verticals
  • Technical:  SAP PI/PO 7.x, webMethods 7.x/8.x/9.x, Tibco 6.x, SAP Cloud, SAP HCI, SAP PI/PO, Boomi , MuleSoft , Apigee Cloud Platforms. Enterprise Architecture, Integration Architecture, Business Architecture, application/data/Information architecture (both in SAP/SAP Abap stack and SAP/Non-SAP process and data integrations); HA, DR, Virtualization, SaaS /PaaS and Cloud environments design & implementations. Experienced in SAP MM, QM, WM modules
  • Shop floor & Manufacturing: 7 years of shop floor, manufacturing experience in Auto/High Tech industry in production, quality, manufacturing, production and material planning areas

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