About us


"You have done a commendable Job. It is a very useful tool. I can see the sincerity and your dedication in the way you have shown each aspect of the tool. It will make a life easier for many. A very useful and unique concept." -Head IT, manufacturing company

"Solution by KG team to manage our legacy application and reporting requirements, provided when it was most needed in a short period. Team has done a tremendous job despite having no previous knowledge of the base application or database. No migration was required to a different database which resulted in cost and time saving. The solution was immediately accepted and acknowledged by senior management of the bank." -Vice President - IT, German Based ,
Investment Bank.


Dr Ashok Bakthavathsalam

Founder & Managing Director

Dr. Ashok Bakthavathsalam is the Founder and Managing Director who has led the growth of Global Software Services (GSS) and Business Support Services (BSS) at KG Information Systems Private Limited. His business acumen is perfectly complemented by the several years of valuable experience in technology management that he gained while working for leading Silicon Valley-based high tech companies including Domestic Automation Company, San Carlos, California, USA (now Cellnet Schlumberger) and Hewlett Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA.

He has been able to predict the industry trends much ahead, which resulted in the tremendous growth of IT and BPO services at KGISL. Dr. Ashok Bakthavathsalam has dedicated his life to the progress of the society with his commendable works in the field of IT, education and medicine.

He was instrumental in establishing KGISL Trust, which has sponsored three academic institutions which excel in their ability in building the future of IT industry.

Dr Ashok Bakthavathsalam received his Doctorate in Computer Science Engineering at Anna University. Dr. Ashok has also been honored with a prestigious honorary Doctorate Degree in Science by the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University for his contribution towards the development of information technology sector in the city. He received a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University, NY, and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.
Prassadh Shanmugam

Director & CEO

Prassadh Shanmugam is the Director and Chief Executive Officer of KGiSL – Global Software Services, comes with over 20 years of experience in providing leadership knowledge to develop, implement and manage the business strategies for KGiSL. Prassadh brings extensive experience in the Information Technology space and is well versed in successfully implementing various business models which includes Joint Ventures, Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT), Build-Operate-Manage (BOM), Alliances and Partnerships.

He is currently responsible for incubation, development, and management of profit centres in KGiSL for Global Software Services. Prassadh has played a key role in establishing strategic alliances and operations in the Asia-Pacific region.

He introduced workable sales and marketing strategies that increased the company’s growth and revenue and improved productivity by a huge margin while reducing the operational cost for clients & for the organization. He holds a master’s degree in Business Administration specializing in Marketing and Finance from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India.

Prassadh is an avid Golfer, Wildlife Photographer and serves as the VP of Coimbatore District Cricket Association (CDCA), one of the premier District Cricket Associations of Tamil Nadu.
Parthasarathe Palanisamy

Vice President – Product & Solution Group

Partha is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of KGiSL’s product and service delivery teams and leads the company’s efforts towards excellence and maintenance of its current growth momentum. He started his journey during the very initial stages of KGiSL and contributed unmatched efforts towards the growth of the organization.

As 19+ years experienced process-oriented person, Partha is highly inclined towards the latest technology and automation. His deep understanding of the capital market, mutual funds and banking have led to building robust solutions for the respective domains. Partha took over the responsibility of building the business line to provide back office solution to the capital markets industry. He has worked his way up handling some of the challenging projects and with the help of a mid-sized team, Partha has added several products and repositioned KGiSL to align with the industry vertical.

Over the years, Partha has gained good prominence amongst KGiSL’s team of experts and managers and has laid a strong foundation amongst every individual team member to take up the onus and responsibility. He was keen towards digitally transforming the KGiSL business to its current scale and expanding the size of its domain-specific offerings through comprehensive solutions and services.

Partha holds an Engineering degree from one of the premier institutions in India. His hobby of learning and understanding the latest technology directly complements his professional growth