Director at Technology Crest Corporation, Information Technology
About Jegarakshagan Gokul
Portland, Oregon, resident Jegarakshagan Gokul began his career in information technology as university student in India. He studied electronics and communication engineering at Madurai Kamaraj University continued his graduate studies in Computer Science at Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Pilani. Mr. Gokul relocated to the United States in the early 1990s and accepted a position at Beechwood Computing in Santa Clara, California, as a Senior Software Engineer. While at Beechwood for four years, Mr. Gokul handled electronic data interchange transactions and built various information systems for the State of Michigan.
From 1995 to 1996, Jegarakshagan Gokul worked at CWC Inc. in Mankato, Minnesota, as a Senior Systems Analyst. He also spent a year studying cognitive science at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. He joined Fourth Shift in Minneapolis in 1996 as a Senior Software Engineer and provided support for databases and time management systems for several Minneapolis municipal departments. In 1999, Mr. Gokul moved to Lansing, Michigan, to take a job with Chain-Sys Corporation. He initially served as a Senior Technical Manager, developing portal and Web architecture for service providers and business partners. Mr. Gokul later became Chief Architect and Enterprise Architect for two major Chain-Sys clients, Infuseum Inc. and the California state government.
After 5 years at Chain-Sys, Jegarakshagan Gokul joined Oracle Corporation as a Principal Architect. He primarily worked on services-oriented architecture, from initial analysis and planning to overall implementation strategy, for a number of clients, including Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Washington Mutual, and the University of California, San Francisco, Medical Center. He also led middleware architecture development for Wells Fargo. Mr. Gokul was later promoted to Senior Solutions Architect and led prototype development for use in Oracleâs client-focused services-oriented architecture suite.
Today, Jegarakshagan Gokul is the Director and Chief Architect for Technology Crest Corporation, a California-based enterprise architecture firm. Mr. Gokul and his team of information technology engineers create infrastructure for a number of different business domains through either assessment of in-place systems or development and implementation of new solutions.