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Gene T. Kim
Chief Executive Officer & President

Mr. Kim began his career as a trader of sophisticated financial derivatives for JP Morgan and Merrill Lynch. At 24 he was made the Head Trader of Merrill Lynch's global USD Fixed-Income Swap Group, then the largest derivatives trading desk in the world. After leading the group to a series of #1 rankings by both institutional clients and competing investment banks, Mr. Kim moved to London to manage the European Fixed-Income Swap Group for Merrill. At 27 Mr. Kim joined the hedge fund Tiger Management, then the largest in the world, where he was responsible for all trading in Asia. He left Tiger in 1999 to found Bamboo and has been the driving force and vision behind the company. Mr. Kim has been widely recognized as one of the founding figures in the Chinese Offshore Software Outsourcing industry and has been interviewed in numerous international television, newspaper, and magazine features. Mr. Kim double majored in Finance and Decision Sciences at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Rajesh Rao
Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Rao began his career at Infosys Technologies Limited, where he served in a number of senior management capacities for five years, including leading professional services group of their banking technology division. He has more than 17 years experience in the IT industry, specializes in transforming business using IT, and manages all aspects of the software development lifecycle from conception through deployment and maintenance. He has been widely recognized as an expert in implementing CMM pratices, aligning business requirements with IT, and deploying industry standard frameworks, tools, and methodologies. Prior to joining Bamboo, he was Technology Network Lead at Razorfish, both managing the technology team and focusing on business development activities.
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George Chan
Head of Design Business Unit

Mr. Chan has over twenty-one years of experience in the IT field including fifteen years in IT management. Prior to joining Bamboo he was the I.T. Senior Manager of Mead Johnson China, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of all the company's IT-related projects in China. At Mead Johnson, he also developed and managed the I.T department's strategic plan, objectives and annual budget. He has profound and diversified project management experience in multi-national companies. He joined Bamboo in 2000. As a core member of the leadership team, he successfully developed the Guangzhou production center to be the first CMMI Level 5 company in southern China in 2003. After that, he adapted the CMMI model into packaging artwork development. This system maintains the RTFT (Right The First Time) rate in a high level (98% in average). Mr. Chan now leads Bamboo's Guangzhou office, overseeing all areas of operations. Mr. Chan is vice Director-General of Guangdong Software Outsourcing Council.

Pancham Bahri
Head of US Business

Mr. Bahri began his career with Accenture, where he served in many different key roles. Including leading the operations team for a significantly large project for Telstra. In parallel he was also a lecturer at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (R.M.I.T) teaching subjects such as Advance Distributed Network Programming. Prior to joining Bamboo he worked at FOXTEL Australia in different technical roles and managed a team of in-house developers and external consultants. He has 17 years of experience in the IT industry, with a wide range of experience in delivering different types of software projects. He has extensive experience managing teams and clients of different ethnic backgrounds with a keen focus on delivery and client satisfaction.
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