Exela Technologies, Inc. announced that Sriram “Sri” Ramanathan has joined Exela as Chief Technology officer, reporting to Executive Chairman, Par Chadha. In his new role, Sri will focus on all aspects of product direction, solution strategy, and thought leadership in support of the thousands of Exela customers around the globe. He will collaborate closely with Exela's global leadership team as the Company continues to build out technology products and SaaS-based solutions across portfolio.
Through the development of new tech-enabled products and service lines, Exela is focused on broadening capabilities to optimize outcomes for customers. Under Sri's direction, will continue to identify opportunities to digitize processes and streamline workflows gaining unique insights that can be leveraged to further improve performance across multiple sectors. Sri is a hands-on technology executive with more than 23 years of experience in developing and implementing cutting edge technology solutions. He comes to Exela from NYSE listed Genpact, where he led the AI and engineering efforts for AI products.
Sri also led the mobile and Conversational AI business at the Oracle PaaS (Platform as a Service) business. Prior to that, he was the CTO of Kony, a mobile technology platform which pioneered the concept of an mBaaS (mobile backend as a service). While at IBM, Sri was an IBM Distinguished Engineer and Master inventor with CTO responsibilities for the Telecommunications and mobile and wireless domains with over 150 patents awarded.
Sri graduated from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Pilani, India with a Master's Degree in Engineering and continued his education obtaining a Master's Degree from the University of South Florida in Industrial and Management Systems.