General Manager, Service Virtualization
As general manager of the Service Virtualization business, Shridhar is responsible for driving the company’s mission to help enterprises deliver innovative new software and services to market without constraints: better, faster and cheaper than their competition.
Shridhar draws on his more than 20 years experience in the software industry to lead a world-class global community that combines research, development, product management and solutions engineering to drive the company’s Service Virtualization business.
Shridhar comes to CA Technologies as a result of the ITKO acquisition. As Chief Executive Officer at ITKO, he guided the company into a strong position across the highly specialized Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) field.
Before joining ITKO in 2005, Shridhar held several key management roles during a 10-year tenure at i2, including chief marketing officer, senior vice president and general manager of the High-Tech Business Unit and vice president of eBusiness solutions. His deep understanding of sales management, product management, development and end customer business needs were essential in helping i2 grow from a startup to a world-class enterprise software company.
Shridhar is a native of India and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mechanical engineering from the University of New Delhi. A holder of multiple patents, he has also earned a master's degree in industrial engineering from the State University of New York, Buffalo and has a doctorate in industrial engineering from Purdue University.