Chief Financial Officer
Sridhar manages all aspects of Opera Solutions’ fiscal health and operations. He brings with him three decades of rich experience, having turned around every business unit or region of which he was the CFO and part of the senior leadership team. At Wipro Technologies, where Sridhar spent the majority of his career, he contributed to the financial transformation of the company from $50 million to $6.5 billion in revenue ($29 billion market cap).
Sridhar ended his 24-year tenure at Wipro as the CFO International and head of International Operations. He was a founding member of the R&D business and played a key role in pioneering the concept of Global Development Centers for Wipro, which achieved high growth and profitability under his direction. He also played a critical role in establishing the US operations for Wipro and took charge of investor relations for the Americas after Wipro was listed in the New York Stock Exchange.
Prior to Wipro, Sridhar was CFO of one of the business units in the DCM group, driving factory productivity, component outsourcing, strategic technology upgrades, and cost management. Sridhar was part of the team that won several awards during his tenure, the most notable being the nomination for best IR function in North America by a foreign firm in 2008.
He is passionate about education, and as a board member of IAC (India American Council) for education initiatives, he has participated in several IAC initiatives and mentored several engineering college students during his India visits. Sridhar completed his engineering and management education (master’s degree in management studies) from BITS, Pilani.