Management Team

Suresh Narayan

Founder & Director

A first generation Entrepreneur, Suresh Narayan Founded Quantum Leap Consulting with a vision of creating a global professional services firm. Armed with an MBA from the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), University of Delhi, and a five year stint at HCL Group which he considered as part of his continuing education, he became an entrepreneur in 1992, a dream that he had nurtured since childhood. Having successfully run businesses in Auto Component Manufacturing and in Software Training, he co-founded Future Focus Infotech in 1998, a Staffing Services firm which he headed as its Director and Chief Executive Officer. With an intent to create and run an organization that would be primarily driven by its values, Suresh Narayan co-founded Quantum Leap Consulting in 2003. With the conviction that the firm's business model makes a profound and positive impact on the lives of career-seekers and their families, Suresh along with his team is now focusing on scaling the firm to global benchmarks. Apart from his firm and its employees, Suresh is also passionate about Music, Cross Country Driving, Cricket and Movies.

D Balamurali

Founder & Director

A die-hard entrepreneur, "Balu" plunged into the world of entrepreneurship soon after completing his MBA from IIM, Bangalore. Having successfully established an extremely successful Medical Diagnostics business at Chennai, Balu focused his attention to IT services and was instrumental in co-founding and setting up 3 software organizations in different domains, 2 of which are successfully operating now. With a penchant for identifying new opportunities, Balu specializes in quickly transforming business ideas into business entities. Co-founded Quantum Leap Consulting Pvt Ltd, a successful global professional services company.
Balu resides at Chennai. Spends whatever free time he gets in thinking and plotting the next business venture.

Suroop Gopinathan

Executive Director

Suroop Gopinathan is responsible for all SBU’s in the IT Services , Products, RIM and Engineering Services Space, a dynamic Professional credited with being one of the primary architects who built Teamware from its initial start up phase to what it is today, has a career spanning over two decades.
A graduate in Mathematics, topped with a couple of more degrees in Computers and Information Technology, Suroop started his career as a programmer. Soon he started donning multiple roles in Projects, Delivery, and account management for customers across the Globe.
Later, Suroop shifted gears and switched to roles that required acquiring, building and managing strategic partnerships across geographies. His immense knowledge in technology and business domains, specifically in the ecommerce, products and services space has not only helped Teamware but more importantly its customers in solving their mission critical business challenges. Suroop continues to lead large teams of Senior Managers, directing, mentoring and leading them to successfully achieve their business objectives.
With Bangalore as his base, Suroop is a keen and enthusiastic badminton player, with an avid interest in Soccer and Cricket.

Ram N Ramakrishnan

Partner - Client Services

Ram is responsible for driving business growth across all service lines in the MENA region. He also brings in his enormous knowledge and expertise in implementing Business Process Transformation initiatives across the company. Ram comes with 30 years of professional experience of which 17 years were spent in the Middle East Oil & Gas/Infrastructure Industry and 13 years in management consulting. Ram commenced his career with KPMG consulting for 6 years and then spent his next 13 years with Qatar Petroleum, working in their in their Management Services, Internal Audit and finally managing their greenfield SAP Implementation. Thereafter he worked for Bristlecone Inc, USA a premier supply chain and ERP Consulting Company where he headed the global delivery of projects and support. Recently he worked for a listed company in Qatar where he directed a $500M infrastructure project for a 18M plt with 900 villas, from concept to hand-over and launched a public taxi service in the capital.

Shyam Sundar

Executive Director & CTO - US Operations

Shyam currently spearheads the technology and product consulting business - academically, a Mechanical Engineering graduate, and a Certified Project Management Professional, Shyam has exclusive 27+ years of Techno functional Senior Management and Operational expertise covering Multiple Verticals Petrochemical/Oil & Gas/Infrastructure- Roads & Buildings and Information Technology. He has managed multiple multimillion $ projects onsite and offshore in multiple locations encompassing the areas of Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Erection of large Process Plants. An Excellent Project Management professional with extensive experience in the execution of large Process plants from concept till execution of Projects encompassing the areas of Process, Civil, Mechanical (Stationary & Rotary Equipment), Piping, Electrical, Instrumentation engineering. Held various Senior Management positions and is Global Delivery Head of BahwanCybertek Offshore Development Center as Executive Vice President.

Bhanu Prakash

Vice President Human Resources & Administration

Bhanu Prakash as Vice President - Human Resources & Administration is responsible for executing the firm's human capital strategies, branding & marketing initiatives, billing and revenue management. Bhanu Prakash has been in the media industry after graduating in Engineering from Bangalore, and armed with a Diploma in Film and Television production he spent his formative years in Saregama, a premier media publishing house. Thereafter Bhanu Prakash spent a substantial period as an executive producer, actor and director of both television serials and commercial films before he switched to a corporate career in event management managing an independent division of Quantum Leap Consulting - Studio E. As the business head of Studio E, Bhanu Prakash continues to manage corporate, people and media events. In his changed role Bhanu Prakash takes additional responsibilities in the firm as he spearheads all the operational support activities of Quantum Leap Consulting across India and its global offices in the Middle East, Far East and the US. An active cricketer, shuttle champion and actor, Bhanu Prakash is a multi faceted personality and is well known in the media industry across India.