Leadership Team

Mike Owen-Lloyd

Head of UK Sales & Operations

Mike leads the Prolifics team in the United Kingdom, with responsibility for all elements of the UK business, including P&L, Sales & Marketing and Operations, key vendor and customer relationships, and delivering on Prolifics strategic objectives. Key to this is continuing to be essential to our customers as they strive to gain maximum value from their investments in technology. Mike joined Prolifics in October 2015, bringing with him 22 years of relevant experience leading high-performance teams, including most recently nine years with IBM.

 

Derrick Pereira

Head of Testing Practice - UK

As one of the founders of e-testing Consultancy, acquired by Prolifics in November 2017, Derrick has full responsibility of Prolifics UK Testing operations with specific focus on business growth, enhanced client value, lowering cost of delivery and improving profitability. His technology career spans more than 40 years at Prolifics, e-testing Consultancy, KPMG, BZW Investment Management, Thorn EMI, PSDI, British Telecommunications, AT&T and PA Consulting. Derrick is also the founder of the voluntary charity, Help A Poor Child, with operations in the UK, Asia and Africa.

 

Jonathan Binks

Head of Delivery - Testing: UK

Jonathan, a co-founder of e-testing Consultancy, acquired by Prolfiics in November 2017, is a senior IT professional with over 20 years of experience, specialising in Software Testing, pre-sales and delivery. He has significant experience in functional testing, from leading to management, project oversight and strategic work on improving the test process for a range of customers in a diverse set of industries. Non-functional testing experience includes performance and security. He is also a certified trainer in some of the leading BCS and ISTQB software testing training courses. He has a BSc in Transport and Business Management from Aston University.

 

Howard Osborne

Managing Automation Consultant

Despite graduating with a degree in Law, Howard found his natural vocation in IT. He has been providing expertise in test automation for over fourteen years and hasn’t lost his passion for it: "Automation is really about getting more out of manual testing. We want our testers to use their innate intelligence and curiosity to make sure systems work well which means freeing them up from the drudgery."

 

Steve Helsby

Senior Trainer and Consultant

Steve has held international technical and management positions, working in several verticals. He spent 20 years in Telecoms developing software products for major Telcos and was Senior Manager with responsibility for Nortel’s European R&D IT infrastructure. Upon completion of teacher training, Steve joined the company in 2013. Professionally, he has an Honours degree in computer science and is certified to an advanced level in software testing. Steve is also a Fellow of the BCS.

 

Satya Bolli

Chairman & Managing Director

Satya serves as Chairman of Prolifics, spearheading our global strategic vision and overseeing its execution. Satya is an established veteran, innovator and entrepreneurial leader in the software development industry. He has over 25 years of experience in the field of software development and consultancy. His vision and experience in the field of IT helped build Prolifics successfully. Satya holds a M.S. in Computer Science from IIT Madras.

 

Vivek Kalra

Chief Revenue Officer

Vivek is responsible for revenue and works with Prolifics’ sales, business development, practices, and delivery. Vivek is an accomplished business leader with over 30 years of experience in technology and services sales and operations. Prior to joining Prolifics, he was instrumental for the growth of Tech Mahindra in Americas region and held key leadership positions at leading organizations such as Hewlett Packard, HCL-HP, Compaq, and Syntel. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, with a gold medal in mechanical engineering. He also attended the Harvard Business School’s Executive Program in 2015.