Meet Sunil Kumar Panta

Meet Sunil Kumar Panta  Sunil is the UCPath Data Conversion Lead.

Prior to his current role, he held positions as Technical Manager, Technical Lead, and Development Lead in Development, Upgrade, and Maintenance projects. During his 14-year career in Information Technology, he engaged with clients in various industries, including higher education, government, finance, and real estate. Before joining UC Berkeley in the fall of 2017, he had worked on seven PeopleSoft implementation projects and more than ten PeopleSoft upgrade projects.

Sunil is responsible for configuration, data conversion, and data clean up requirements for the UCPath project. Because he had previously worked at the Office of the President as one of the lead technical resources, managing the development—he is very familiar with the UCPath project.

This previous role ties closely with UCPath and his overall experience in PeopleSoft applications. Together, these two benefits provide Sunil a unique perspective, enabling him to share his experience and knowledge of the project and application; and collaborate with all levels of stakeholders. Data conversion is one of the most critical aspects of the project; and he has been working with various business owners, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), and other UC Berkeley stakeholders for the following activities:

  • Conversion design
  • Mapping
  • Data analysis
  • Data collection
  • Data clean-up
  • Data validation strategy

Sunil has a Masters degree in Computer Applications from the University of Madras. He maintains a Project Management Professional (PMP) credential through the Project Management Institute (PMI). He also holds certifications in PeopleSoft Application Developer and Project White Belt 2010.

Sunil’s personal interests:

  • Listening to music
  • Watching movies and NBA games

He and his wife Shailaja, moved to the Bay Area in 2012 from the East Coast, and enjoy spending time with their two-year old son, Reyansh. They also enjoy traveling and hanging out with friends.