Leadership Team
Step-Up is supported by a large number investors who are technical / management experts.  The Key personnel are:


Prahlad K Hanumanthaiah
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer 

Prahlad has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science & Engineering with distinction from University of Mysore. He is a pioneer with more than 25 years of world class Information Technology (IT) experience. His IT and Services skills are honed at companies from UK, USA, Germany, Sweden, India, & Dubai. The following is an indicative list of companies where he has demonstrated his professional capabilities.

  • IT Services Sector: IBM, CSC, Logica, Wipro Technologies & Planetasia
  • BFSI Sector: Albany Life, GuideOne Insurance, SunLife, Willis Group, Deutsche Bank, and Riyadh Bank
  • Manufacturing (Aerospace, Automobile & High-Tech) Sector: AlliedSignal, British Aerospace, Ford, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and Cisco
  • Several Utility and Telecom Companies

His core capabilities are in Application Development, Management & Test related Solution Crafting, Business Acquisition, Service Delivery & High-end training as applicable to large business enterprises in the IT areas like Data Warehouse & Business Intelligence, Applications Integration, Portals & Web Applications, Content & Document Management, Enterprise Packages, & Legacy Applications.

In addition, he has reference level knowledge in Software Engineering techniques and quality systems like ISO, CMM and ITIL.

He is married and has a son and a daughter. He likes to watch movies, read books and travel to ancient and historical places.

Shivakumar MK

  • Manages admin function for the company.
  • Is a senior Land Developer. 
  • He has developed many layouts between Magadi Road and Tumkur Road and successfully sold most of the sites profitably. 
  • He has transacted lands worth 500 Million Rupees or more.
  • He is married and has a son and a daughter.
  • He likes to play in mythological roles in drama's.