Arivoli Tirouvingadame

Candidate for the post of Treasurer

About myself:

  • Profession:

    • BigData Architect with 20+ years experience in the Software industry

  • Tamil:(with BATM for past 2 decades)

    • INFITT 2002 conference -Volunteer

    • Radio: Co-hosted MostlyTamil radio program broadcast from 94.1FM KZSU Stanford Radio(“Oli Mama udan KadhaiNeeram”),2003-04. Story-teller for Tamilkids.

    • Speaker:

      • INFITT 2012 conference, India

      • 2013 World Tamil Teachers Conference, Malaysia.

    • Organized 2013 BATM Childrens Day

    • Moderated 2014 BATM NeeyaNaana Talkshow

    • 2015 FeTNA Convention, San Jose(WebAdmin,MobileApps admin,Facebook promotions,conducted Chess event)

    • Serving- 2019 BATM ByLaw committee

  • Community:

    • Meetup Organizer: BigData,Cloud and DataScience meetup group,4500+ members,4.5+ years,50+ events

    • Tech conferences Speaker: London,Berlin,SanFrancisco,LasVegas

  • Sports

    • Was National level player in Chess,Field Hockey in India

Election manifesto:

  • Modernize:

    • BATM Financial management systems(book-keeping,payments,lodgements) by moving to QuickBooks

    • Financial Budgeting to support decision making

    • Fund raising for projects:

-Thiruvalluvar Statue

-Buying land for TCC

-Tamil Entrepreneur Center

-Mega PongalVizha

  • Expand and streamline Fund allocation process

  • Expand on Liability insurances to support projects

  • Advise on BATM’s reserves,Investment policy

  • Increase membership,sponsors

My promise:

  • I promise that I’ll work towards creating a transparent and inclusive process factoring in members’ opinions towards the growth of BATM.