Aether Enterprise Applications LLP

Aether Technology Innovations was founded in the year 2007. Aether was established to provide services to build, implement and maintain software products and applications across the globe. Aether boosts of maintaining long term relationship with clients by being their extended arm. Aether partnered with their clients to build software products and applications in banking & finance and International Trade domain. Predominantly these products and applications are web applications or mobile applications. With rich experience in Payments domain, Aether created a framework that can be easily configured to various business scenarios to quickly implement and certify GPP SWIFT clearing. This can be tailored for other clearings as well.

To expand Aether's reach, leadership team was expanded, and Aether Enterprise Applications LLP was established in 2018.




Mr. Dhanraj Muthiyan

Dhanraj Muthiyan, the founder of Aether Enterprise Applications LLP is an expert in Enterprise Software Services Industry. He founded Aether in 2007, prior to which he worked with leading product and services organizations like Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd (formerly i-flex solutions Itd.),Fundtech, Ebixcash (formerly Indus) and was instrumental in setting up practices and labs.

His expertise encompas, enterprise applications and products development. He mainly worked in BFS, International Trade and Manufacturing areas. His in depth understanding of Retail Banking, Wholesale Banking, Credit Cards, Cash Management and CRM products resulted into successful implementations of banking products across globe. His business acumen helped manufacturers and traders to build robust software applications, which are running for years with low maintenance.

Dhanraj carries more than 25 years of Software Industry experience.


Mr. Gurunath Kulkarni

Gurunath is having 30+ years of rich experience in technology space. His leadership took multiple organizations to higher level on global map. A founding member of Aether Enterprise Applications LLP has focus on providing timely quality solutions to enterprises and enable them to maximize the use of technology to enhance their business.

Prior to Aether, Gurunath, headed Finastra's (Formerly D+H / Fundtech) Pune Centre and led Quality & Agile transformation. He worked with Persistent Systems Ltd. as Business Unit Head and achieved exponential growth. At Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd (formerly i-flex solutions Itd) he led Pune Centre specialized in Payments domain. At Datamatics Ltd he led SBU focused on Japan market.

Gurunath is a post graduate in Computer Engineering and bachelor's degree in Electronics and Telecommunications.


Mr. Supriya Sambit Garnaik

Supriya Garnaik having over 25 years of rich experience of software industry. He is heading Payments division at Aether. He started his career as a developer and subsequently, with rich experience in Payments domain, he has been able to successfully lead implementation of large-scale software transformation projects in Payments area. Prior to Aether, Supriya headed Finastra's (Formerly D+H / Fundtech) GPP Implementation for APAC region and global implementation of few largest tier-1 banks. Supriya hold a bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering.


Mr. Prashant Virgoankar

Prashant, a seasoned business leader and product expert with over 30 years of extensive domain and technology experience, has joined Aether Enterprise Applications LLP with a focus on creating products, tools, and accelerators to leverage domain-specific product implementations.

Prior to joining Aether, Prashant worked with Persistent Systems Ltd. as a delivery head, where he led key engagements with IBM. At Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd (formerly i-flex solutions Ltd), he spearheaded payment implementations at Citibank. During his tenure at Datamatics Ltd, he played a pivotal role in managing significant projects for the United Nations and Japanese clients.

Prashant holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering.


Mr. Chandrashekhar Shrikantih

Chandrashekhar is having 28+ years of IT industry experience. During this long career he has served in senior positions such as Associate Vice President of Global companies like Datamatics, VERITAS/Symantec, and Mphasis. His overseas experience in countries like Japan and USA as account manager helped him to develop international business for the organisations.

Prior joining Aether, he was in the Cyber Security domain working as General Manager IT with CIO functions in Quick Heal Technologies. His passion for work in functional every area keeps him alert and relevant to recent times.

At the beginning of career, he was in academic field, working as lecturer in computer science for 10 years. He was Head of Computer Science department for 10+ years in Modern college. During this tenure he was instrumental in pioneering BCS/MCS (currently BSc Comp Sci and MSC comp sci) courses in Pune university.

Chandrashekhar is having master’s degree in science and masters in management from Pune University.




Mr. Nandu Kulkarni

Nandu Kulkarni is an independent consultant in Banking and Payments Technology, with over 35 years of experience in managing IT product and services businesses, advising corporates on IT strategy and architecture, and managing large IT programs. He is also an angel investor and advises software product companies on business and technology strategy.

He was Senior VP heading the Retail Banking Products Division at i-flex solutions Ltd. (now Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd.). Prior to that, he was CEO of Opus Software Solutions, a niche software products company in the Payments domain. He has worked before that with Citicorp Overseas Software Ltd., and TCS, predominantly in the area of banking and payments.

As an independent consultant, he has consulted with large multinational IT companies in the following areas:

  • Setting up a Centre of Excellence for system integration services for core banking product implementations
  • Strengthening Pre-Sales to address RFPs in core banking domain
  • Setting up of a SaaS based logistics platform

Nandu is a keen student of Hindustani Classical Music and is one of the co-founders of RagaSphere.com dedicated to Classical Music. He is one of the founders of a light music orchestra of IIT Bombay Alumni called "Y-Point Orchestra"

Nandu has a B.Tech from IIT Bombay, and a P.G.D.M. from IIM Calcutta.


Dr Venkateswaran

Dr Venkateswaran (Venki) is an industry thought leader with more than 30 years of IT Industry experience. He was associated with Persistent Systems for 20+ years and had undertaken various leadership roles during his stint there. Prior to Persistent, he worked for 7 years as a researcher at Bell Laboratories and also in the CTO office at Lucent Technologies. He is actively associated with several academic institutes and works towards fostering the Industry-Academia interactions.