Meet the Thoughtwave Team

We are a dynamic team working towards technology-driven, and are passionate about results



Ramesh Thumu

He is an experienced professional leader with over 19 years of expertise in IT staff augmentation, operations, sales, contract negotiation, account management, relationship development, IT consulting, coaching, immigration policy and managing Thoughtwave team within the U.S. and India.

He possess a highly specialized and expert skill sets in technical architecture, e-commerce technologies, custom enterprise applications, design and implementation of packaged software products.

He is also the President - IT Serve Chicago Chapter and and Joint Treasurer in IT Serve Alliance ITServe Alliance is the largest non profit association of IT Services, Staffing, Consulting organizations. The Alliance is the voice of all prestigious IT companies functioning with similar interests across the United States. View more about his technical abilities from Linkedin Profile

Michael Pegues

Michael Pegues

He was appointed by Mayor Richard C. Irvin as Chief Information Officer for the City of Aurora, Illinois in June 2017. Michael was raised in Aurora and is a graduate of West Aurora High School.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from DeVry University and an Executive MBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management from Central European University Business School from Budapest, Hungary. He began his career working in various IT Support roles for AT&T and Pepsi-Co in the Greater Chicago Area. He has worked for the US Department of Defense as a civilian Automation Management Officer at US Army Garrison in Vicenza, Italy.

In addition, he has held various senior IT positions in Hewlett-Packard France, Vodafone Hungary and Morgan Stanley in Budapest, Hungary and New York, New York. He is a proud Veteran of the US Army. View more about his technical abilities from Linkedin Profile

Anil Jha

Anil Jha

He is a senior Technology executive, recently Vice President - Head of Global Solutions Programs and Services with Harris Communications after earlier roles including Vice President - Head Americas Wireless and Software Professional Services with Alcatel Lucent.

His skills and experience span technology leadership, staff development, the management of complex programs, the development of techno-commercial strategy, handling senior client relationships, commercial planning, technical/commercial operations management and innovation leadership. He led Professional Services, Operations, Programs, Pre Sales and R&D in Telecom, software, public safety and analytics.

He had an MBA from JL Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University) as well as an MS in Computer Science (University of Michigan) and a BS in Computer Science and Engineering (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India). View more about his technical abilities from Linkedin Profile


Sai Ratnakar Karumuri

Sai Ratnakar Karumuri

He is an experienced individual in IT Consulting, Business Development, Business Strategy, Business Process Analysis, Accounting, Audit and Insurance. Verticals : Government, Insurance, Retail He is highly skilled in Business Analysis, Talent Acquisition, Operations, Immigration, Contract Negotiations, Client Services and Business Development.

He is expert in Financial Services, Business Development, Business Analysis, Benefits Negotiation, Management Consulting, SDLC, Busines Process.

He is also skilled in the following areas. Requirement Analysis, Professional Services, Business Process Improvement, Sales Management, Staff Augmentation, Business Transformation, Strategic Financial Planning, Risk Management, Outsourcing, Process Improvement. Know more about his overall experience from Linkedin Profile

Lakshmi Thumu

Lakshmi Thumu

She is a Director at Thoughtwave Software and Solutions, having experience in Internet Recruiting, Resource Management, Business Analysis, Staffing Services, Contract Recruiting, Human Resources, CRM, Temporary Placements, Requirement Analysis, SDLC, Screening, Benefits Negotiation, Technical Recruitment and Vendor Management

She is also skilled in Application Tracking Systems, SAP, Oracle, Talent Acquisition. She manages the Indian Operations including Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam. She played a key role in expanding the business both in IT Staffing Recruitment and Technical Recruitment, helping to open a branch in Vishakapatnam. She also manages the Development teams and guiding and providing assistance to enhance the products/services developed by the team. Learn more about her abilities in Linkedin Profile

Vishal Bhatia

Vishal Bhatia

He has over 10+ years of international customer experience management with an impressive record of delivering and implementing the project as per scheduled deadlines including the United States and India. He managed Information Technology Enabled Services and he is a Product Analyst

He has vast experience in Project Management, Strategic Planning, System Analysis, Business Process Improvement, Market Research . He is an impressive team player, his ability to identify potential customers and persuasive determination help him in setting up the right meetings with the right CXO leaders. His work has been recognized many times, leading to appreciations pouring in from various leaders. Check out his profile in Linkedin

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