Subramaniam, was born in 1958, in Penang, Malaysia as the second child of six children born to C.Narayana Iyer and Parvathy.
He lived at 96 Dato Keramat Road in Penang. Primary education was at the Pykett Methodist School, from 1962 to 1966. He did his secondary schooling at Methodist Boys' School, also in Penang. In 1972 , Subramaniam left for India together with his parents and brothers and sisters.
He joined the Suburban School, and continued his schooling there. Later he joined PSG Institute of Technology and completed his Mechanical Engineering degree course. In 1981, he left to the United States, and did a masters degree in Operations Research at the Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. After graduation he continued to liv and work in the USA. He married Githa and the family lived in Kansas City, before moving to Dallas, Texas. They have two children, Sunitha and Sujatha. Subramaniam works for American Airlines at present.
CHILDREN Sunita | Sujatha