Sri.C.Valliappa, Chairman, the Educational Evangelist, possesses wide portfolio from textiles, infrastructure and construction, plantation, education and Information Technology. He is the third generation member of benevolent family carrying the philanthropic and educational service legacy of his grandfather Sri.Karumuttu Thiagarajar and follows the footsteps of his father Sri.M.S.Chockalingam. He was instrumental in positioning India on IT map when Texas Instruments decided to partner with Sona-Valliappa Group. He served as the president of Industrial (Greater Mysore Chamber of Commerce and Industry) and Trade (Federation of Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industry), Chamber of Commerce. He is the recipient of the Engineering Watch EDUPRENEURS Award 2013 and the Visionary Leader 2020. He has implemented the ‘Seetha Valliappa Knowledge Bank’ scheme to help economically deprived students to continue their studies without any obstacles. In appreciation of his commendable services, he was invited as the Guest of American Government to visit USA on futuristic development. In addition, he renders spiritual services as the Arangavalar kulu Thalaivar of Sree Sugavaneswarar Temple, Sree RajaGanapathy Temple and Sree Kasi Viswanathar Temple, Salem since 2021. He has contributed COVID relief materials to various Government Hospitals, Organizations, COVID Care Centres, Health Care Workers, Media Reports, Temple officials, public, etc. during this pandemic as a social responsibility lending helping hands to the needy. With his far sighted vision, he leads the institution to march from Excellence to Significance.
Sri.Chocko Valliappa, Vice-Chairmanhas made a triumphant venture into the highly competitive IT industry and has accumulated a vast experience in developing and exploring innovative technologies. He is the founder of Vee Technologies, a leading consulting and professional services organization which has been recognized by Inc. 5000, a leading American weekly magazine, as amongst the fastest growing American companies and it features in the Global Outsourcing 100 List by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals. He is one of the founders of the Young Entrepreneurs Organization (YEO) Bangalore Chapter and acted as President and Area-Director for India and Nepal Region. He cares for the society through Sona Foundation's Community Centres and "Sona-Yukti", which provides skill-based training with a strong industry focus. He is the founder of HireMee, a social enterprise, which serves as a platform for recruitment, assessment and examinations. He is instrumental in developing many innovative apps. like ‘Sona Homes’ for providing complete solutions catering constructions activities, ‘Anadhanam’ to solve hunger, ‘Vee Trace’, an innovative location-based, contact tracing mobile app, ‘Vee Protect’ offering head to toe protective accessories. He is the recipient of the prestigious Social Enterprise Network (SEN) Sustainability Award 2018 for Education by YPO. His dynamism directs the institution to reach the pinnacle of glorious success.
Sri.Thyagu Valliappa, Vice-Chairman is very keen in elevating TPT to very big standards on par with globally renowned colleges. He is the active member of SIMA and represents it at the Confederation of Indian Textile Industry. Also, he is the founder of SIMA Committee of Young Directors (COID). He has served as the President of Bangalore Chambers of Industries and Commerce. His experience in Plantation and Textile has been the longest and today both these divisions from Sona Valliappa Group are major Exporters of Coffee and Textile. He is the founder and CEO of Storage and Movement (SAM) division of Valliappa Software Tech Park (VSTP), which offers a total solution in the areas of logistics and warehousing. He is also the CEO of Sona Sports & Entertainment. He is the Managing Trustee of Sona Medical College of Naturopathy and Yoga, which adds technology and value to natural health care. He is the founder of SONA AYUSH, India's first integrated Multi-Specialty Health and Wellness Center. His innovative venture Sona Star caters to develop Make in India products. He is inclined in developing sports activities in the Institution as well as in the State, as he rightly serves as the Chairman of Tamil Nadu Teqball Association. His multifaceted traits with enthusiasm take the institution to still greater heights.