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IDEAON: A leading provider of information technology and high-impact e-Learning services

The Silicon Review
August, 2017

thesiliconreview-nagesh-srini-founder-ceo-ideaon-2017“We understand that each client has unique requirements and we focus our best energies and efforts in solving their challenges and problems.”

Established in 2002, California based Certified-Minority-owned Small Business ‘Ideaon’ is a specialist offering support services in the area of Information Technology (IT) Human Capital Staff Augmentation, E-Learning, Customized Computer Based Training, Network Management, Computer Facilities Management, Program Management, Management Consulting, and Administrative & Professional Support Services. Rendered by company’s trained professionals, the expert services are coupled with astounding business-alignment strategies, technology mapping and planning, architecture design and development and technology assessment.

Ideaon has a strong past experience in the following areas:

  • System Design Documentation and Technical Data Support
  • Business Analysis Support
  • Software Engineering, Development, Programming, and Network Support
  • Configuration Management (CM)
  • Database Support – Administration, Development, Cloud, Big Data
  • Quality Assurance (QA) Support
  • Information System (IS) Development, Information Assurance (IA), and Information Technology (IT) Services
  • Training Services
  • Program Services Functional and Administrative Support

Explaining about how Ideaon stands different from others in the domain, Nagesh Srini (Founder & CEO) elucidates “Ideaon has developed a robust process and IP for execution of certain types of projects. Our project personnel take the time to understand client’s business and the challenge at attend and template it against our past learnings and cross-pollinate the learnings to achieve an optimal solution. Our objective is to reduce the client’s TCO and provide immense value to the client. We are pro-active in our work, nimble in our response and always transparent in our counsel to clients.”

Evolving and Expanding…

At Ideaon, they truly believe that in today’s dynamic industry change is constant and in order to be abreast with it, as a business, they are constantly evolving. Over the years, they have continually added skill sets and expanded their horizons to stay competitive. At the same time, their focus is extremely customer-centric as they believe client needs beats any work that would give a badge of honor.

“People first, processes and technology.” - Says Ideaon

Ideaon abides by their motto to invest in their people, encouraging them to get up to speed on current tech. They adapt and align their internal processes to solve the client’s issues. They take care of their people who in turn take care of their clients. It’s a win-win.

Greet the Perfectionists

Nagesh Srini, Founder & CEO- A thought leader, Nagesh has managed Ideaon divisions and business units in India and the United States. Since founding Ideaon in 2002 as President, he has been instrumental in formulating the company’s strategy, global delivery, marketing and sales, human resources, business development, client services, building and managing the organization’s development centers in India and USA. As CEO, Nagesh is holding business development, operational and advisory roles at Ideaon Group.

Nagesh brings total 25 years of Engineering and IT Industry experience. Before founding Ideaon in 2002, he was the Regional Head (South) of Time Mauser (Germany) in India, and subsequently joined Fortuna Technologies, USA. Previously, Nagesh led his career at Alcobex holding key positions in Marketing, Strategic Planning and Business Development in India and the USA.

Shankar Krishna, COO- Shankar surprisingly started his life in Finance before stepping in Ad industry. With more than two decades of corporate experience in Finance, Advertising, Marketing and IT Services, Shankar has been engaged in delivery and management of Ideaon operations from their HQ in Concord, CA. Shankar wears multiple hats within the organization as the Chief Problem Solver. “In a small organization, one needs to focus on business development all the time”, he says. Ideaon develops Content, Custom eLearning and Training modules and provides end to end services on creation, hosting and delivery of courses to and on behalf of clients.

Ideaon’s Service Offerings

An IT Enterprise and eLearning provider, Ideaon holds tracks record of rendering IT services–Application Development, Migration and Testing Services to quite a few Fortune 500 companies and other enterprises.

IDEAON offers an end-to-end eLearning and IT solution. The below diagram explains their technology space presence.

Application Development – Web, Data, Cloud, and Mobile- Ideaon has extensive experience in executing mission critical projects within strict timeframes, at low cost – delivering exceptional ROI and fewer headaches. Their competency in cutting-edge application development and integration helps your enterprise humming smoothly and achieving your goals.

eLearning- Ideaon specializes in offering a wide range of Award-winning rapid e-Learning development solutions based on client needs. As they truly believe that e-Learning has to be deployed in a judicious and planned manner to harness its full power in transforming the learning eco-system of the organization, and achieving the multiple benefits those e-Learning offers.

In the eLearning business – their mantra is personalization – how can each individual be trained as per their capabilities at their own pace, accessing their immediate environment and knowledge from their peers. Ideaon constantly improvises eLearning models and pedagogy, incorporating the best practices, techniques and strategies for employee engagement aligned with positive behavioral changes that leads to increased productivity.

Additionally, Ideaon is also addressing the unfulfilled need of accessing courses by people with disabilities. The 508 compliance – under the American Disabilities Act, requires that training should be accessible to physically challenged people. Ideaon is an expert at it having created such courses for the government and federal agencies.

The company basically focuses on four main components, Custom Content Development, Localisation and Translation, Content Transformation and Mobile Learning. They take your raw content and repurpose it to form exciting courses that they deploy on your LMS, web or any media. A specialist in multi-lingual course delivery that requires translation services and an in depth understanding and flawless execution, Ideaon has worked with most LMS-es in the market – Cornerstone,, Saba, Successfactors et al.

Human Capital Solutions- Facing a critical skill set gap that you need to have to fulfill a project execution? Or do you need resources to complete an eLearning or IT Project? Then, Ideaon’s Workforce management solutions and onsite solutions reduce your onboarding times and save time, money and a whole lot of effort that enables you focus on business. Their on-demand hiring solutions will provide the perfect resource, anywhere in the country or the globe that would enable you complete your projects.


Impressive Client Base

Ideaon is a certified Small and Disadvantaged business and also a SBA Certified -HUB-ZONE certified business which makes them eligible for some set-asides on Federal government projects. Rendering excellence over a decade, Ideaon has established itself as a specialist addressing common needs of clients across multiple verticals such as Pharmaceutical industry, Finance, Tech sector and manufacturing industries as well.

The company has been offering its bouquet of outstanding IT services and eLearning services to big corporate houses such as Cisco, Astra Zeneca, Boy Scouts, Hay Group, Informatica Corp, Bristol Myers Squibb, Netflix, Motorola and more. Also, they have delivered work to various Federal Agencies like Federal Drug Administration (FDA), US House of Representatives, Federal Reserve, the California State Government agencies and also local Utility Districts and agencies.

Future Insights

Ideaon has made impressive strides in its business. Upgrading its current offerings and getting better at creation and delivery mechanisms, the company is making concerted forays into areas like Mobility and Big Data. On the eLearning front – they are expanding their scope to include Virtual reality, Simulation and Augmented Reality. Human Capital offerings are getting expended to include Medical staffing. The company is on the cusp of a hockey-stick growth curve and is a company to watch.

Contact us at:

1855, Gateway Blvd , Ste 170, Concord, CA 94520

Ph: 925 788 9762

Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter

“At Ideaon, we keep abreast of the latest skill sets and have adapted to the latest technologies across Mobility, Data, Web and cloud.”

“We are an e-Verify Employer and a HUBZONE certified company!”


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