Sachin Tummala was born in Ponnuru, near Guntur. His father was a Govt. employee. He was educated in Guntur. His schooling began in Lutheran High School. He finished his 11th and 12th grades in Hindu College. He completed his Engineering in RVR&JC. Once he was done with his Engineering, he was in a great dilemma.
What kind of business is the best to start with? So, he started with 2 or 3 experiments. But, they all failed. So, he joined as a trainee at BDPS in Bangalore. They sent Sachin to Singapore on a project. This was a big turning point in his life as it kept him in touch with the Financial Services market. He was exposed to the non IT field. He joined as a consultant for a project in Singapore Stock Exchange. He then went to California and joined as a consultant in Silicon Graphics. After that he worked in Lucent Technologies, Imation Corporation for 2 years. He believe he had enough knowledge to start a new business. So, he started Premium Technologies and sold it after 1.5 years. He made a good profit. In 1999, he started Carpus, which provides solutions to Telecom and Banking Sections. At present, the company’s branches are situated in US, Canada and Europe employing around 500 individuals.
The annual turnover is around 200 crores. In Bangalore, he bought a software company and developed it as R&D centre. He completed his MBA in Cox school of Business Executive in Dallas while he was a CEO at the age of just 32 years. Later Sachin was appointed as an advisory board member in Cox School, having worked as a partner for several IT projects.
Achievements and Accolades:
- He was a recipient of the “Distinguished Alumnus” award given in Cox School.
- He was selected as a member in Princeton Premier Registry & CEO club.
- He received “Entrepreneur of the year” from the Indian American Friendship Council.
- His company is one of the fastest growing companies in Dallas.
Strengths: Commitment, Fast and Accurate decision making, working without any concern for the time spent. Inspiring Person: Prasad Potluri-Director of Corpus At the moment: He is trying to expand his services in Hyderabad and he called 25 experts from Corpus, US to Hyderabad.