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EXECUTIVE TEAM
Our experience is your advantage

Suresh Kakarla, CEO

Education:
BS, Computer Science and Engineering; MBA, International Business Management

Industry Insight:

“Using proven design patterns and best practices from the banking and telecom industries, we built a state-of-the-art system solution for electronic toll collection and road user charging. As the gap between ITS and tolling continues to narrow, we are looking to offer a Mobility One platform where one system can support tolling, road user charging, parking, transit, and other transportation domains.”

Professional Background:

Suresh Kakarla is an experienced IT professional, entrepreneur, and business leader. For more than a decade, he has been instrumental in pioneering and promoting product-based solutions in the electronic tolling sector in different markets around the globe. His forward-looking vision and technocratic abilities enabled TollPlus to become one of the market leading solution providers in the North American, European, and Asian markets. His passion toward technology and his market knowledge were instrumental in the evolution of the countrywide ETC program in India.

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Richard A. Arce, CPM
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Commercial Officer

Education:
CPM, BA; Executive Leadership Program

Industry Insight:

"I’m honored to join the TollPlus team and contribute to the growth of an organization that is focused on providing a superior customer experience via its solutions and services. Furthermore, TollPlus has a proven track record of delivering high-performing solutions on time and on budget. Our customers are our best reference."

Professional Background:

Richard Arce has over 26 years of experience in the tolling industry. He has served in senior leadership roles in both the public and private sectors. Richard has focused on advancing tolling technologies focused on performance and accuracy in open road tolling systems and managed lanes environments, along with the supporting services for end to end operations. He’s recognized internationally as a subject matter expert and has presented in various industry events.

Mark Cantelli, VP – Head of Global Delivery

Education:
BS, Computer Studies

Industry Insight:

“Being intimately involved in the changing needs of the tolling and mobility industries over the past three decades, and involved in developing or reviewing the current systems offered by various integrators, I am excited about joining a company that is committed to providing disruptive solutions through technology innovations, but more importantly delivering what was expected, when it is expected!”

Professional Background:

Mark Cantelli leads the transportation technology delivery strategy globally for TollPlus. Mark is responsible for establishing the technical and technology vision as it pertains to the requirements and direction of the company’s businesses products and services. He plays an integral role in the strategic direction, development, and future growth of TollPlus. Working with the chief operating officer, agency, and DOT chief engineers and product owners, Mark is responsible for determining, defining, planning, developing and coordinating the business strategy and technical architecture (back and front ends) for all products and services, ensuring consistency with the direction and needs of the company. Additionally, he is responsible for ensuring delivery of projects and the execution performance of the global delivery teams.

Mark has been influential in the transportation industry for more than 33 years, serving in roles of increasing responsibility. His expertise is well known and includes intelligent transportation systems, electronic toll collection, traffic management systems, back office systems, commercial vehicle operations, and other mobility related technologies. Mark is currently a member of IBTTA’s Council of Platinum Sponsors where he leads the subcommittee on Cybersecurity.

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Amar Veluvolu, VP Operations

Education:
BS, Computer Science and Engineering; MS, Telecom

Industry Insight:

"TollPlus' products readily cater to traditional and new transponder technologies, Open Road Tolling, ETC, and emerging tolling mechanisms such as GPS and mobile. The tolling industry is seeing an exponential growth in electronic mobility; TollPlus is uniquely positioned to revolutionize the industry and streamline operational efficiencies."

Professional Background:

Amar Veluvolu has over 23 years of experience in IT with extensive international experience in application software development and maintenance projects. His background in international business provides a key advantage to TollPlus’ customers; while his business skills ensure the highest level of service. His expertise in business analysis, project delivery, and customer management have been the key factors for the success of our engagements and always ensured continuous support and service to the clients. His focused approach and expertise in SDLC includes requirements gathering, analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and production support. He also brings domain expertise in both the telecom and tolling industry applications.

Subba Raju Kalidindi, VP – India Projects

Education:
BS, Electronics and Communication Engineering

Industry Insight:

"There is a massive explosive growth in express toll lanes expected, and TollPlus with our continual focus on R&D and process improvement, is marching quickly to meet that need."

Professional Background:

Subba Raju Kalidindi (Subbu) brings with him two decades of software development, consulting, and people leadership experience. Prior to joining TollPlus, Subbu held leadership positions at Tech Mahindra and was instrumental in the successful delivery of a number of complex projects. He is an industry recognized expert in application and business process optimization and adept at implementing ISO and CMM frameworks. 

At TollPlus, Subbu is responsible for charting the vision and direction for all India-based projects. He works directly with C-level customer stakeholders and partners for delivering the TollPlus vision and mission.

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Arun Kumar Indurti, VP – Technology

Education:
BS, Electrical & Electronics Engineering; MBA, Engineering & Technology Management

Industry Insight:

"Tomorrow's mobility industry needs smart, efficient, sustainable, and integrated solutions that link every aspect of the business, providing an n-dimensional view of its operations, sales, marketing, and planning processes. TollPlus’ technology solutions will enable the industry to meet tomorrow's demands, today."

Professional Background:

Arun Indurti has over 25 years of experience in IT in the diversified fields of technology management, application architecture, integration architecture, security architecture, performance engineering, R&D, product design, and development. He has deep knowledge and worked extensively on various technologies including Big Data, data warehouses, cloud computing, and traditional software development platforms. He has strong process skills in IT policy, SDLC, and compliance areas including ITIL and Six Sigma practices. He possesses domain expertise in banking, finance, insurance, tolling, and telecom applications. Arun currently heads the R&D and product technology engineering functions at TollPlus.

Jason S. Stein, VP – Business Development and Marketing

Education:
BA, Communication; MBA Technology Management

Industry Insight:

"TollPlus uses advanced technologies not simply to remain on the leading edge, but rather to try and solve our clients’ real business problems through innovative ideas that can be implemented through the use of technological solutions."

 

Professional Background:

Jason Stein is a strong business leader who has 27 years of experience in the transportation sector. He is a proven people manager with extensive project management, RFP, contact center, customer care, IT, and client relationship management experience; and possesses additional expertise in the areas of service delivery, policy analysis and interpretation, program design and development, fiscal management, and innovation strategy development. While at Xerox, Jason worked with some of the larger tolling agencies in the U.S. including BATA and TxDOT. Jason also has deep operational and functional expertise developed while working with numerous state agencies including Departments of Transportation, Divisions of Motor Vehicles, and Departments of Public Safety over his 20+ year career with Xerox, ACS, and Lockheed Martin.

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