2015 Georgia Minority Business Awards – Unni Peroth, CEO, Bfonics
Unni Peroth is a passionate Entrepreneur, IT Consultant, Agile Coach, Startup Mentor and forever a Seeker of Knowledge.
Unni Peroth has spent the last 15 years of his globe-trotting career as a much sought-after software architect and information technology expert. He is an IT Executive with substantial direct experience in Managing Global Application Development Teams. Experience includes IT Consulting, Human capital management, Software system’s design, and development of business software applications aligned with critical business requirements. In the past, he managed multi-million dollar program/projects, work plans, resource plans and overall program governance -including issue & risk management, scope management, communications and status reporting.
Unni Peroth is the Founder & CEO of bfonics, a proximity marketing platform based on the iBeacon Technology. Through its beacons and proximity marketing platform, bfonics help retailers in engaging their customers in a better way; in-store and real time.
He is also the co-founder of LenDen, where he was behind the development of a neighborhood marketplace app that helps consumers buy, sell, and exchange and give away things in their own neighborhood.
Unni peroth also co- founded nFonics Solutions. At present, Unni Peroth act as the Chief Strategy Officer for this software service consulting firm with operations in the U.S., India, the Middle East and Europe.
Peroth has also put his experience to work in the venture capital side of the tech sector. He and partners in India created a “first seed” fund and incubator firm called Your Seeder, where the goal is to provide early stage, seed funding for innovative business ideas with “high value growth opportunities.
He also serves as a mentor at the Arkansas Venture Center and the ARK Challenge, the statewide accelerator program for technology startups.
He also the co-founded or in the director board of several other companies including ,Falcon Management Group LLC. (www.falcongroupco.com). Falcon Management Group provides professional services across a wide range of industries and sectors. Major services include Business Opportunities and Alliances, International Business Development, Management Consulting, Business Process Re-engineering, IT consulting and Pharmaceutical and Bio Technology Integration Services. Their first business venture, BioDis (www.biodisausa.com), Pharmaceutical and Bio Technology Distributors is recently launched in USA.
Centrica Global (www.centricaglobal.com) – an IT staff augmentation organization.
Pragmato Consulting LLC (www.pragmatoconsulting.com ) is a professional IT Consultancy firm.
MedicusConnect (www.medicusconnect.com) – one of the fastest growing permanent physician search and consulting firm in the United States.
Bid4Time (www.bid4time.com)- is an online bidding platform used for selling & buying any person’s time.
Unni Peroth began his career with stints at IBM, Hewlett Packard, Datec Corporation, and AEGON/Transamerica. He is a Bachelor’s of Mathematics from Calicut University, India followed by a Masters in Computer Applications from Department of Electronics, New Delhi, India. He is PMP trained, Certified Scrum Master and also an ITIL Certified Service Professional.