Srikar is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Directors of Sonata Software Limited. A graduate from the Regional Engineering College (NIT, Trichy), and a Post Graduate in Management from IIM Calcutta.
Srikar has been with Sonata since 1986 and is pivotal in building Sonata as a trusted and reliable IT Solutions company. Srikar’s philosophy of driving business growth through a single-minded focus on customer and investment in people and technology, has made Sonata one of the fastest growing IT solutions company with a unique and differentiated strategy and value proposition.
In the last 6 years, between 2012 to 2018, since Srikar became the CEO of the company Sonata has seen its revenues, profits multiply many times and a market capitalization growing over 20 times, enabling the Financial and Industry analyst groups recognizing his focus to conceptualize and execute a unique growth strategy based on IP. This has helped Sonata to be a member of the group of unique Global growth companies at the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Srikar has set Sonata on a new growth path with a unique proprietary approach to creating digital businesses called “Platformation “
Srikar is actively involved with NASSCOM and CII, and was the Chairman of the Regional NASSCOM Council. He has been the Speaker at WEF and NASSCOM events. Srikar was conferred with the distinguished Alumni award by NITT, for his contribution to Industry/Corporate.
Sonata's growth over past 6 years is now widely recognized and Srikar has been featured recently in the list of India’s 10 most valuable CEO’s in the large enterprise category (2500 crore to 7500 crore) by ‘Business World,’ (Issue dated 18th June 2018). He has also been featured by Business Today (September 2017) as leading one of India’s fastest growing emerging (revenue between 500 to 2500 Cr) companies.
Srikar is Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, and a Member of the Board of Directors of Sonata Software Limited and Sonata Information Technology Limited. Srikar has been with Sonata since 1986 and has been pivotal in building Sonata as a trusted and reliable IT services partner. Srikar’s vision for Sonata is based on building the organisation with empowered people and providing a differentiated value proposition to its clients. Srikar’s philosophy of driving business growth through a single minded focus on customer and investment in people and technology has been key in Sonata’s recognition as a high value solutions driven company. Today, Sonata is the technology Partner of Choice for many global companies.
Srikar has an Engineering degree from REC, Tiruchirappalli and is a Post Graduate in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.
An avid reader, Srikar is passionate about sports and likes to spend his free time with family and friends.