Machavarapu plans software innovations using mobile apps, data science, and AI to solve agency challenges.
Austin, Texas – November 29, 2018 – AgileAssets Inc., a leading provider of transportation asset lifecycle management software, has announced the appointment of Sai Machavarapu as Vice President of Engineering. He will lead the company’s global engineering teams to develop next-generation software solutions for government agencies and private organizations that manage national, state, and local road networks.
“Sai comes to AgileAssets with experience in growing and scaling SaaS solutions and building a DevOps culture. More than half of our customers have moved away from hosting on-premise, and our accelerated release cadence for value delivery through SaaS requires us to continue to get stronger in this area,” said Michael Lester, Vice President of Product at AgileAssets. “With the addition of Sai’s experience, AgileAssets will be positioned to continue growing as the leader of transportation asset lifecycle management solutions, helping transportation agencies save time, money, and lives through better decision-making.”
In more than 20 years in the technology industry, Machavarapu has applied his knowledge of engineering, infrastructure, and architecture to solve complex problems for organizations in diverse industries. At AgileAssets, he will drive the development of software that combines business analytics, data science, and artificial intelligence (AI) to help organizations determine the best investment of funds to keep roads, bridges, and other transportation assets safe and in good repair.
“I am excited to lead AgileAssets’ outstanding technical team to create software and mobile apps that will address some of the transportation industry’s most pressing challenges,” said Machavarapu. “We will incorporate AgileAssets’ deep expertise in transportation asset management with the latest in analytics and AI to deliver solutions that help our customers improve the quality and safety of their transportation networks.”
Prior to joining AgileAssets, Machavarapu held engineering leadership positions at major global firms, including Deloitte, D&B Hoovers, The Advisory Board Company, and Accruent. As part of the early leadership team at Advisory Board, he assembled an engineering team of several hundred and built many successful software products. As head of engineering at Accruent, he managed multiple market-leading asset management products that served various industries, including retail, telecom, manufacturing, and healthcare.
AgileAssets is a leading global provider of transportation asset lifecycle management software for public and private organizations. AgileAssets’ proven solutions enable a systematic process for the complete lifecycle management of infrastructure assets, including optimization of the decision-making process, allowing agencies to more effectively allocate funding. With more than 25 years of experience and research-based expertise, AgileAssets helps agencies throughout the world to maximize asset condition, maintenance budgets, and long-term lifecycles to achieve the highest possible return on investment.
Written by: Barry Raskin on November 30, 2018