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Management Team
Salvatore Cangialosi, Senior Strategic Advisor
Salvatore has held various senior management roles with both financial institutions and technology organizations. He brings over 30 years of experience shepherding advanced, industry leading technology. Most notably, Salvatore is a pioneer of regulatory compliance solutions for financial institutions. Some key roles include:
  • President of the Prime Compliance Suite for Metavante Corporation.
  • Founder of Prime Associates, Inc. a leading organization in the regulatory compliance market place. Managed the acquisition of Prime by Metavante one of the largest providers of financial services software solutions.
  • Comptroller, operations manager, IT manager, and auditor with several international banks including Arab American Bank, Banco Urquijo, and The National Commercial Bank.
  • Board of Trustees member for On Our Own; a not for profit dedicated to establishing a residential and work transition programs for young adults with developmental disabilities.
Gokul Kallambunathil, Managing Partner
Gokul is a Managing Partner at Idola Infotech and has over 15 years of progressive experience in Information Technology, primarily implementing products and building systems for the financial services and retail sectors. He is a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) currently engaged in implementing regulatory compliance solutions for financial institutions. He has worked with several banks that are under regulatory action including Cease and Desist orders and MOUs to help them implement automated monitoring systems to comply with Bank Secrecy Act, USA Patriot Act, OFAC, KYC and Enhanced Due Diligence requirements. He is also involved in providing product development services to Large Risk and Compliance product company.
Ramasubbarao Pappu, Managing Partner
Rama Pappu is a managing partner at IDOLA Infotech LLC, with over 13 years of experience in Information Technology and implementing solutions in the financial, food manufacturing and pharmaceutical sectors. He has extensive experience implementing compliance solutions at various financial institutions to comply with Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), US Patriot Act, KYC and CDD requirements. He has implemented compliance solutions for large banking clients. He has strong experience in requirement gathering, designing and deployment of Web applications, content management and portal solutions. He has extensively worked on technologies such as .NET, ASP.NET, Site Server 3.0, XML, Web Services and databases including SQL Server 2000/2005 and Oracle. He is proficient in model driven architecture, entity relational data modeling techniques, ETL, data normalization, data warehousing concepts and techniques.

He holds a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur, India.

Mahesh Viswanathan, Managing Partner
Mahesh has over 13 years of experience working in Information Technology and implementing solutions in the Financial Industry. Currently, he is a Managing Partner for Idola Infotech. His achievements over the past 5 years include:
  • As a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) has implemented regulatory compliance solutions for major institutions.
  • Developed and managed a strong working relationship with Metavante Risk and Compliance Solutions (formerly Prime Associates) resulting in Idola Infotech becoming a Preferred Partner.
  • As a Director of Pre-Sales at Professional Access he had the following responsibilities:
  • Built client relationships and supported the sales process from a technology perspective.
  • Created a joint sales campaign with IBM, ATG and Cap Gemini for the Front Office Insight Service Platform for the financial sector.
  • Managed several medium to large onshore-Offshore projects for leading clients including Wilshire Insurance Company, CitiGroup, One World, MEI Solutions, Invensys, Bank of New York, and Reuters on Microsoft and Java technologies.
He has proven experience in requirement gathering, design and deployment of Web applications, e-commerce, content management and portal solutions. As a Senior Systems Analyst at Sonata Software, Bangalore (India) and WIPRO, he worked on various Client server, web and e-commerce technologies such as C++, Java, PowerBuilder and Lotus Notes with Sybase and Oracle databases servicing client like Bayer International, and Triumph International.