Leadership Team

Vinay Kruttiventi

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.

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Chris Armstrong

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.

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Jim Peck

Jim Peck, Vice President of Sales

As Vice President of Sales, Jim oversees all sales functions of the company, and is actively involved in planning and strategizing initiatives to meet the company’s sales goals. He manages and mentors all sales teams across North America and Canada. Jim has over 30 years of experience in building effective sales teams for small, medium and large companies. He has taken 3 start up’s and built them to sizable companies, and oversaw them through a successful acquisition. As Vice President of High Tech at i2 Technologies, Jim led this vertical to the highest producing vertical in the company. Jim joins us from Oracle Corporation where he led a region covering the Western US and Canada.

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David Carlson

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.

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Dave Farley

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.

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Krishnanand Jayadevan

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.

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Angela Rose

Angela Rose, Corporate Controller

As a Corporate Controller, Angela oversees all the finance and accounting functions of the company, including financial projections and cash flow management. She has over 17 years of experience in finance and accounting and has served 13 years as a Controller for companies in Real Estate and Benefits Administration. Angela specializes in cash management, cost reduction, and budgetary controls. Angela graduated from San Diego University with a bachelor’s degree in Finance and earned an MBA in Finance from Saint Mary’s College of California.

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Christian Airth

Christian Airth, Senior Practice Director and Senior Solution Architect

Christian is the Oracle Customer Experience (CX) and Customer Data Management (CDM) Senior Practice Director and a Senior Solutions Architect. He is hands-on with Oracle CX projects, and has completed numerous Oracle Sales Cloud, Oracle Incentive Compensation and Oracle Sales Performance Management implementations. He has also worked with the Oracle Service and Marketing Cloud solutions. Prior to joining Config Consultants, Christian co-founded an enterprise software implementation consultancy and grew the business from start to an industry leading CRM solution provider. He has more than 15-years of experience in the CRM industry and over 18-years in the high-tech industry. Christian graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s degree, and earned a Master’s degree in International Business from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterrey.

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Michael David

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.

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Tarun Sharma

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.

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Sunil Annam

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.

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Romen Foster

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.

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Chris Bujold

Chris Bujold, Regional Sales Manager

As a Regional Sales Manager at Config Consultants, Chris leads the Eastern US and Eastern Canadian sales team focused on business transformations with modern sales processes and supply chain management.   The team is focused on Customer Experience that include ERP, CRM, Configure Price Quote, Sales Performance Management, and Master Data Management as well as Customer Service and Marketing Automation implementations and integrations. Prior to joining Config Consultants, he was a member of the Oracle CX sales team and also, spent time with Sprinklr, a social relationship management platform.  Chris graduated from University of Connecticut School of Business with a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Urban Economics.

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