Mr. Manoj Kuppam
Achiever's Success Story
"The Reliability Engineering Guru Keeping the Systems Up 24/7”
Manoj Kuppam is a seasoned technology leader with over 18 years of experience spearheading digital transformation and pioneering methodologies in the realm of Site Reliability Engineering. His illustrious career boasts a remarkable track record of accomplishments across diverse industries, including finance, healthcare, retail, and FMCG.
Kuppam’s journey commenced in 2005 at Infosys, where his extraordinary performance on complex projects propelled him swiftly to the position of Technical Project Manager. His technical prowess and leadership acumen earned him numerous accolades, including the prestigious “Most Valuable Player” award.
One of Kuppam’s crowning achievements involved spearheading the digital transformation of Kellogg’s field force operating model. Under his visionary leadership, the company successfully transitioned from cumbersome paper-based processes to an efficient digital system powered by tablets enabling real-time updates and notifications, and ultimately delivering a remarkable 300% surge in cost savings.
Currently, Kuppam is at the helm of establishing SRE practices to foster intelligent monitoring for Medline’s ecommerce modernization efforts. Kuppam’s mentorship transformed teams into skilled SREs, and his meticulous integration of monitoring requirements from the planning phase onwards resulted in a staggering 40% cost reduction through SRE techniques and automation. Kuppam’s brilliance and unwavering leadership earned the coveted International Golden Titans Award for Best Technical Strategy and Implementation in 2023.
Beyond his professional accolades, Kuppam is deeply passionate about nurturing young talent. His commitment to societal upliftment manifests in his pro bono coaching and judging endeavors, guiding the students globally and empowering them to navigate their career paths enhancing their employability prospects.
Kuppam’s holds certifications in numerous leading cloud technologies and maintains memberships in prestigious professional bodies like the British Computer Society and a coveted Senior Member of IEEE, a testament to his esteemed standing within the tech community.
Kuppam embodies the spirit of the prophetic words bestowed upon him by the legendary Chess Grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand: “You have a rare gift of exceptional IT aptitude. I hope you make the best use of it.” Indeed, Manoj Kuppam has not only fulfilled Anand’s prophecy but has also established himself as an exemplary technology leader in the field of Site Reliability Engineering and winning the International Achievers award in the Eurasian Business Summit, held in the British House of Commons, UK Parliament, London, UK on 24th Nov 2023.