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Dr.C. Mohan was the former IBM India Chief Scientist. He was named an IBM Fellow, IBM's highest technical position, in 1997 for being recognized worldwide as a leading innovator in transaction management.

Currently, he is a Steering Council member of IBM's Software Group Architecture Board, and a member of the IBM Academy of Technology and Information Management Architecture Board. He is on the Academic Senate of the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) at Bangalore.

TiE Chennai and perfsystems organized an event on 'Global Technology Outlook (GTO) 2009 at Hotel Savera, Chennai on 18th December 2009. Dr C. Mohan IBM Fellow, at IBM Almaden Research Center, CA, USA, was the chief guest for the event.

Global Technology Outlook - 2009

Raman in his opening comments, mentioned that he was proud to sponsor the event and welcome Dr. Mohan to TiE-Chennai, as Dr. Mohan was a pioneer in research in databases, and very well known. 

Raman recollected his earlier days at Silicon Valley companies. He said his career blossomed after entering the database world, and with the support of prominent companies like Oracle, HP, and EMC, he was able to deliver industry leading prototypes, and presentations at worldwide forums. So, Raman said he was happy to host and sponsor a talk by a renowned person with a lot of pioneering research in the field of databases. 

Raman Govindarajan
CEO, Perfsystems India Pvt. Ltd.,

Dr. Mohan provided valuable information on the prevailing trends of Global technology areas, with focus on 'The Next Generation of Systems' Architecture, Smarter Security, Services Quality, Business Services in the Cloud, Data to Smart Decisions, Digitalized Economy etc. He elaborated each of these areas in greater detail, and outlined the strategy followed. There was a lot of interactive participation from the audience, with additional related topics, and their observation on increased activities in emerging areas like business analytics etc.

Dr. C. Mohan
IBM India Chief Scientist

Raman closed the session with comments on how perfsystems, have already done a lot of work in these emerging technology areas, like work in Cloud Computing, Security products and services, Virtualization, Systems performance, Business Intelligence analytics etc. He said his company is already doing work for worldwide enterprises in these areas.