Padmanabhan is an investor and currently is the CEO Appnomic Systems, a leader in application performance management space. He founded this company and has raised investments from Norwest Venture Partners.
He has also founded CloverGreens in Bangalore, a eighteen hole golf course with real estate development around the course. Kotak Realty Fund was an investor in this venture.
Along with Rajiv Kuchal he has acquired Obopay, a very early player in the mobile money technology in the US.
Padmanabhan has about 30 years experience in the software field.
He has worked in PSI-Bull and Infosys Technologies, he had started the technology group in Infosys and was responsible for software architecture across various clients.
He has expertise in the areas of Performance engineering, high volume OLTP system design, Core banking product architecture, design and development.
His experience includes building of a Web Application server , architecture of Finacle, Universal Banking Solution, software architecture for large Applications implemented in Fortune 100 companies worldwide.