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UT Dallas CS Alumnus & CEO, Manohar Kesireddy Wins the CEO with HR Orientation Award

PRweb –  On Feb. 16, 2016 mroads’ CEO Manohar R. Kesireddy won the CEO with HR Orientation Award at The 24th World HRD Congress held in Mumbai, India.

The CEO with HR Orientation Award recognizes a non Human Resources (HR) organization leader who embraces HR through a demonstrated track record in supporting strategies and empowering multidisciplinary initiatives: including savviness/tech implementation, communication effectiveness, talent development and employees retention.

“I was very honored to win the CEO with HR Orientation Award. We have been working really hard towards integrating technology into the HR space for a while – and not just for cost savings, but also for improving the overall quality of the hiring process. This award validates the theory that we have put into practice by building Paññã. This is an important milestone that will help guide not just mroads but also all our current and future partners to maximize potential. For me, as a professional, it is inspiring and I cannot wait to see what’s next,” said mroads CEO Manohar Kesireddy.

Manohar is responsible for mroads’ day-to-day operations PannaUTDAlum quoteas well as leading the company’s product development and technology strategy. He has over 15 years of experience in corporate at various roles. He has successfully led development teams at Verizon Telecom. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Madras, India and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from University of Texas at Dallas. He also holds several patents in technology and is a member of the board for the non-profit organization India Dreams.

Founded in 2011, mroads is a niche startup based in Plano, Texas, specializing in building products for the next generation workforce that leverage technology and awareness. The company believes innovation leads to generating solutions that make the day-to-day life easy for humans and organizations. Solving clients toughest problems by delivering a globally consistent set of multidisciplinary services based on the company’s deep industry knowledge. Its goal is to deliver the next generation hiring platform that aims to revolutionize the hiring practice and empower HR.

At the same event mroads’ online video interview platform Paññã (Panya) won The Best use of Technology Award in an HR product, which acknowledges companies that innovate and use technology to bring fresh products and solutions to the HR field. Paññã is a simple-to-use video interview platform designed to help companies find the best talent in the shortest amount of time.

The World HRD Congress is committed to positively empower HR development and change around the globe by providing a creative environment to over 75 participating countries in one of the largest gathering of HR professional: from HR leaders to line managers and everyone in between. More information is available at

Source | PRWeb

About the UT Dallas Computer Science Department

The UT Dallas Computer Science program is one of the largest Computer Science departments in the United States with over 1,600 bachelor’s-degree students, more than 1,100 master’s students, 160 PhD students, and 80 faculty members, as of Fall 2015. With The University of Texas at Dallas’ unique history of starting as a graduate institution first, the CS Department is built on a legacy of valuing innovative research and providing advanced training for software engineers and computer scientists.

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