Bharani Krish

Associate Vice President Enterprise Infrastructure at Molina Healthcare

Cypress, CA

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Bharani Krish serves as Associate Vice President at Molina Healthcare Inc., primarily responsible for Platform engineering, creating and executing a long-term Infrastructure, Analytics strategic plan to evolve digital capabilities across all client / customer touch points. Critical leader within the organization, having a deep understanding of technology, and will ensure the organization has the talent and processes in place to provide strong automation, ROI and understanding of the business impact of key initiatives. Pioneer in introducing NoOps at Molina on new initiatives. Part of Advisor Board to two companies pioneering in virtualization database, encryption. Visionary and forward-thinking Business Technology Leader with 27+ years’ of experience leveraging technical expertise to drive results for leading organizations in manufacturing, media & entertainment, healthcare services industries. Motivational and leader adept at influencing strategy through analytics driven innovation, consistently improving efficiencies and optimizing business operations. Have dynamic team to accelerate the value of Advanced Analytics through rapid deployment of future-ready tailored prescriptive solutions. An information technology executive with extensive experience in developing modern infrastructure and application architectures, driving operational efficiency and teaming with business and technology leaders to deliver innovative solutions that enhance productivity and time-to-market strategies. Leverages strong interpersonal and collaborative skills with senior leadership team, business unit heads and sales leaders establishing the strategy and implementation. Created various programs to remove Silo IT and make people and data are the two most critical assets of the organization. Pioneer in introducing Data University at Molina, an education to all employee the importance/meaning of Molina data and making data-driven organization.

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Aug 2011 - Present

Associate Vice President Enterprise Infrastructure Services

Oversee Infrastructure, Platform engineering design, delivery and operations for all Molina business units. Manage 75 full time employees that manage storage, database, middleware, system integration, ERP, Big Data, EDW, open source and forward engineering, responsible in making high-value decision on strategy and implementation. Part of IT leadership team drove the strategy to establish robust and agile IT platform in order to support company growth and archive operational efficiency. Current budgetary responsibilities are $105M in Operating Expense and $55M in Capital Projects. Dynamic data center ready for next generation healthcare Data Analytics AI. Major Accomplishments: •Core member for the executive team responsible for providing annual roadmap, budget items and financial justification including total cost of ownership of current and future technology investments to the Chief Information Office •Cost saving strategy across Infrastructure, architecture implementation of load balancer to open source Nginx and saving multi-million compared to hardware load balancer. •Managing Analytic team that took initiative to implement 60+ node of Pivotal Hadoop system with three level architecture. Cloudera along with Palantir, Tableau will help Molina healthcare on BI-Analytics and descriptive/predictive analytics. The cluster configured with various Open-Source micro services such as (Data Science, Ignite, Kylin, Presto, Phoenix, Streamsets, Presto, Kafka…) along with MariaDB, Polybase. •To improve performance and reduce the Data Center floor space, Implementing next generation NVM (3D-XPoint) for persistent data along with Ignite/Spark to improve performance for large data-sets. By 2018 plan to invest on NVM at Molina reducing storage footprint. Collaborating with Hardware vendor on NVM prototype. Next generation Data center with GPU technology ready for advanced analytic.

Mar 2005 - Aug 2011

Manager Data Management

Managed a team of over 20 infrastructure and Middleware engineers that support Sony Pictures worldwide. Team included storage, Enterprise Management, Database Administrators, Web administrators. Responsible of operating budget of $10M and Capital budget of 5M annually.

2001 - 2005

Middleware Specialist

Jan 1996 - Apr 2001

Database Adminitrator

Worked as an consultant on various projects and various clients that includes Circuit City, Southern California Edison.

May 1991 - Dec 1995

System Analyst/DB Admin

Worked as an System Analyst/DB Admin, responsible in developing various project on the organization


2012 - 2014

Don Bosco Institute Of Technology

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Information Technology

1987 - 1991

RVS Engineering College

BS, Comuter Science and Engineering

1982 - 1987

TVS Sundaram HSS

High School, Physics, Biology

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