Mahalingam, founded Netcon Technologies in 2007, to provide consulting and turnkey solutions in IT Infrastructure. Under his leadership, Netcon has grown steadily and carved out a niche for itself in design, implementation and management of large IT Infrastructure and Digital Transformation projects. As an accomplished technical expert with nearly three decades of experience in technology, management and execution, he designed complex IT Infrastructure projects for Airports, Smart Cities, Service Providers and large enterprises. His expertise in Networking and Data Center is well recognised in the industry.
After graduating in Computer Science and Engineering, from NIT, Trichy, Mahalingam worked as a Development Engineer for 5 years in the same NIT campus. During his tenure in NIT, he played a key role in establishing state-of-the-art computing facilities and a campus-wide LAN, which was considered as one of the largest in the country in early 90s. Being a first-generation entrepreneur, he started his entrepreneurial stint in 1996, as co-founder of Unity Electro Systems, where he spearheaded the company to be a leader in providing heterogenous network infrastructure solutions in Tamil Nadu till 2006. He also co-founded the United Institute of Technology in Coimbatore. He was featured in the coffee table book “Young Turks” released by the Times of India as one of the top young entrepreneurs of Coimbatore.