Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Prat founded Bursys in 2005 and has built a premium outsourcing business specializing in Information Technology, Engineering Design and Manufacturing. He has been active as a Virtual Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to Bursys’ global clients, providing strategic direction and re-architecting legacy software into contemporary solutions that enable full interconnectivity between industrial facilities and enterprises.
Prat received his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, India and his Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering with a focus on Structural/Computational Mechanics from the University of Kentucky.
Prat has been a Software Architect and consultant for over 20 years. He served as Manager of Advanced Web Technologies at Deloitte Consulting Group, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at eCommLink, a financial cloud software company, and Senior Architect at Sapient Corporation. During his consulting career, he has worked with major clients including Compaq Computer, Pennzoil, Reliant Energy, Pacific Gas & Electric, Anadarko Petroleum, Autobytel, and Scholastic. Prat understands the dynamics and challenges of both large and small corporations.
Prat has frequently played an important role in the transformation of his client’s businesses by utilizing cutting edge technologies. He was the founding team member of Job Vision, the AutoSys visualization tool, which was acquired and later sold by Computer Associates. As a senior architect for web technologies, he was instrumental in transforming Compaq Computer’s eCommerce website in 1999. More recently, Prat has been instrumental in architecting and implementing mail & package sorting software for an equipment manufacturer, thereby enabling the company to gain leadership in the industry.
As a thought leader, Prat has co-authored several papers, been published internationally in journals including the American Society of Civil Engineers, and he has presented at various international conferences.
Prat’s appreciation for superior engineering extends to his garage, he is a high- performance car enthusiast.