Employee Spotlight: Chandra Muniraju
Chandra Muniraju started at Converge in April 2008 and has built a successful career over the years. As a Business Operations Manager, Chandra renders online assistance and provides seamless continuity in complex support systems. Consistent day-to-day challenges and an eagerness to learn more about the industry keeps Chandra engaged and motivated.
Amit Chakraborty, Chandra’s manager, stated that Chandra’s work is a direct reflection of his exceptional flexibility, experience, knowledge, and critical thinking prowess. According to Amit, “Chandra brings a lot of insights to achieving solutions and stands behind the team in both good and hard times. His hard work brings our Business Operations function to new heights and we appreciate all his dedicated efforts.”
A positive work culture that fosters career development is one of the key reasons Chandra enjoys working at Converge. “Converge gives its employees the tools they need to succeed. We are constantly promoting trust and integrity. This allows all individuals to focus with a growth mindset.” Chandra particularly enjoys working alongside the different departments on unique projects as they better aid him in seeing the greater picture, ultimately expanding Business Operations’ end-to-end support systems. When asked to describe Converge in five words, Chandra stated, “Diversity. Encouraging. Engaging. Rewarding. Friendly.”
Embracing the Technology Frontier and Offering Guidance
Overall, Chandra has high hopes for Converge and this ever-expanding market; he is excited and optimistic for what the future brings. “I believe we will continue to be supply chain management pioneers that bring a special uniqueness to this industry,” he states. Furthermore, Chandra draws inspiration from his mentors: Amit Chakraborty and Lawrence Tan. Chandra cites communication and transparency as the part of Converge’s mission that he connects most with and feels that Chakraborty and Tan uphold these values well. “[Chakraborty and Tan] provide excellent guidance and support. I have a lot of respect for them and they have proven to be great resources to learn and grow from,” says Chandra.
In the near future, Chandra sees the industry “expanding and growing globally with an emerging market value” and looks towards “innovation and staying up-to-date with technology” as highly valuable conditions to achieve success in this rapidly evolving field.
Chandra stated that, “seeing the team expand and take on newer and greater responsibilities with projects” was what makes him most proud of being a part of the Converge team. Offering advice, Chandra believes that “having patience, acquiring complete and thorough process knowledge, and honoring commitment to the job” are important for all Converge newcomers.
Chandra, it has been a pleasure having you on the team and seeing you develop over the years! Know that you are very appreciated, and we look forward to your continued success!