Aruljothi Sivakurunathan
Co-founder, Managing Director & Principal Technical Architect,
Avantrino Info Technologies - India.


Aruljothi is responsible for architecture, security, privacy, and big ideas for Avantrino. Arul brings over 15 years of wide-ranging software development experience, including experience in enterprise architecture, databases, and Devops applications. Arul worked as Principal Software Advisor at IBM, worked in a number of management, architecture, and development roles. Arul has tons of experience in automation and management of Devops.  Arul in his spare time spends time in gaming, playing cricket, meditation and traveling.

Arul holds a MS in Software Engineering Birla Institute of Technology, Pilani, India, and a BS in Computer Science from Anna University(then Bharathiyar University). 

John Stephan Lenard

Co-founder & Chairman - Avantrino Info Technologies - India

John and Aruljothi co-founded Avantrino. John brings more than 15 years of experience in the networking industry to Avantrino and has developed multiple technology products from the idea phase. Prior to finding Avantrino, John worked in Cisco Systems for 12 years in Services and Products division. During the last three years at Cisco Services, he was consulting for Verizon Wireless, where he managed and designed large scale networks. During this time he found that there is a need for an analytics-based management platform which is highly-scalable, responsive and architected with Big-data in mind. Previously, John developed series of Routers and Switches that have more than $1 Billion in annual revenue. 

John holds a MBA degree from Babson College, Wellesley, MA, USA. He received BS degree in Computer Science from Anna University(then Bharathiyar University) and MS degree in Psychology from University of Madras.