Vinay Kruttiventi, President and CEO / Chairman of the Board
As the President & CEO of Config Consultants, Vinay plays an active role in all aspects of the day-to-day business operations. He is also actively involved in establishing strategy and vision for the company, is a customer advocate with Oracle Product Development, and is also actively involved in various Oracle Applications User Group / Special Interest Groups Board of Directors. Since founding the company, Vinay has successfully grown the business into a leading Oracle Platinum Partner focused on Cloud and On-Premise ERP, MDM, CPQ, CRM and Service solutions with over 100 successful implementations. Prior to founding Config Consultants, Vinay was a very hands-on implementer who architected and led consulting services to over 50 complex transformation projects for various Fortune 500 companies. Vinay is a leading authority on industry / process / technology in Configure-Price-Quote and ERP applications. Vinay graduated from Osmania University with a Bachelor of Engineering degree and from JNTU with a Master in Technology degree.
Chris Armstrong, Vice President of Professional Services & Customer Success
As VP Professional Services and Customer Success, Chris Armstrong is responsible for operations, quality delivery and achieving the highest levels of customer satisfaction. Both Chris and the team he leads are focused on building trusted partnerships, understanding business value drivers, designing, and delivering transformational solutions all to propel our customers’ businesses. Chris has over 20 years of experience in CX software product and professional services serving enterprise clients within the Oracle and Salesforce ecosystems. Prior to joining Config Consultants, he held leadership positions at Cloud Sherpas (acquired by Accenture), Apex IT, Oracle, and PeopleSoft. Chris holds a BA degree from UC Davis and a MBA from University of San Francisco.
PJ Alfrejd, Director of Finance and Accounting
As the Director of Finance and Accounting, PJ is responsible for all things financial at Config Consultants. With over 20 years of experience in financial leadership positions, PJ has worn all the hats required of a growing tech business. His extensive knowledge of the consulting industry, experience with M&A, and strength in operational finance is another catalyst to take Config Consultants to the next level in its growth trajectory. PJ is a CPA with a BS in Accounting from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and has held various finance leadership positions at Exodus/Savvis (acquired by Centurylink), Neohapsis (acquired by Cisco), and mFoundry (acquired by FIS).
David Carlson, Vice President of SPM
David is the Vice President of Sales Performance Management (SPM). He has a broad base of experience in almost every aspect of software, both management and individual contributor. As a results oriented executive in the business software marketplace, David has over 20 years of experience with Sales Performance Management (SPM) software. Having worked with more than nine different SPM products, he is able to draw on all aspects of SPM and all related areas. Additionally, he has experience in Pre-Sales Product Consulting, Sales and Marketing, Product Management, Business Development, Training and Implementations. Prior to joining Config Consultants, David was the Director of Product Management SPM at Oracle. He was also the Vice President of CellarStone Inc., a company that specializes in sales commissions and incentive compensation software and solutions.
Dave Farley, Vice President of CPQ
As Vice President of CPQ, Dave guides and influences all CPQ related activities at Config Consultants, starting in the presales process through the successful launch and maintenance of each CPQ implementation. Dave has spent his entire career in the CPQ field, starting at Accenture and then working with the BigMachines consulting team through their acquisition by Oracle. Most recently, Dave was a Product Manager for Oracle, working on the CPQ Cloud platform. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Notre Dame.
Krishnanand Jayadevan, Vice President – Offshore Delivery & CoE
Krishnanand is the Vice President of Offshore Delivery and Centre Of Excellence (CoE) at Config Consultants. He has over 12 years of experience in implementing Oracle EBS Solutions for Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management Industry, focusing on Configure Price Quote, Order to Cash, Product Data Management, CRM and Service business Flow. He has played various roles as Delivery Manager, Project Manager, Solution Architect, Technical Consultant, and Trainer across 20 + Oracle EBS implementations and Business process improvement projects across various industries for Config Consultants. He started the Config Consultants offshore delivery Centre at Bangalore, India and served as the head of the operations with oversight for HR, Training, Office Administration other than Project Delivery. He lead the CX Cloud & Oracle EBS Practice at Offshore and has successfully implemented solutions for over 30 customers across the Globe. Krishnanand graduated from Siddaganga Institute Of Technology, Karnataka with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Engineering.
Michael David, Practice Director and Senior Solution Architect
Michael David is a Practice Director and Senior Solution Architect at Config Consultants. Michael has over fifteen years’ experience supporting the implementation of Oracle’s CRM offerings, primarily focused on Sales Performance Management. He has worked directly with strategic accounts, early adopters and clients with extraordinary business requirements across multiple industries delivering full implementations, tactical roll-outs, upgrades and on-site training among other offerings. His experience spans the full CRM product suite including Sales Performance Management, Sales Automation, Marketing Automation, and Analytics. Michael graduated from University of Colorado with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Information Systems.
Tarun Sharma, Practice Director and Senior Solution Architect
Tarun Sharma is a Practice Director and Senior Solution Architect at Config Consultants and leads the CPQ and MDM Practices providing cutting edge transformation solutions to customers. Tarun has spent the last 13 years as an architect and delivering Master Data Management (MDM) and Configure Price Quote (CPQ) solutions for customers in various industries. He has led globally distributed cross functional teams focusing on business consulting, workshops, implementations, upgrades, support, training, and other offerings. Tarun graduated from Texas A&M University with a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering.
Sunil Annam, Practice Director and Senior Solution Architect
Sunil Annam is a Practice Director and Senior Solution Architect at Config Consultants. Sunil is an expert in the field of Configure to Order (CTO) solutions specializing in managing global implementation and support projects. Prior to joining Config Consultants, Sunil served in a leadership position at Terex Corporation for 7 years. At Terex, Sunil was instrumental in designing global solutions & implementations in US, Germany, UK, Australia, Italy and India. Sunil graduated from Dharamsinh Desai University with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering.
Romen Foster, ERP Practice Director
Romen Foster is the ERP Practice Director at Config Consultants implementing complex ERP transformation initiatives and industry solutions. He spent the past 16 years working in multiple Professional Services Positions within the Manufacturing and Supply Chain Industry, primarily focusing on Oracle EBS, Configurator, Order to Cash, and Project Management. Additionally, he has a wealth of experience in providing full suite implementations, tactical roll-outs, upgrades, and on-site training to over 30 customers across various industries. His experience spans the full CPQ, Quote to Cash /Order to Cash process developing solutions to resolve complex business problems.