TiE Hyderabad Chapter Names Sridhar Reddy Pinnapureddy as new President 20203 months ago Saritha Keshamoni
TiE Hyderabad, the global entrepreneurial network, has announced Sridhar Pinnapureddy will take charge as the Chapter President from Suresh Reddy CMD of Brightcom Group with effect from 1st Jan 2020. Sridhar Reddy is the Founder & CEO of CtrlS Datacenters Limited, Cloud4C Services and other Group Companies.
Welcoming the new President ofboard, Sridhar’s predecessor Suresh Reddy, said, “Being a first-generation entrepreneur who built great brands of repute from this city and successful business models of global scale in the last 2 decades, Sridhar Reddy is the best person to steer the TiE Hyderabad Community to a next level through his board leadership. With the able support of a committed team on the board, TiE will nurture a vibrant ecosystem of innovators, founders, incubators, investors, academia & industry and showcase Hyderabad companies in the global marketplace.”
Sridhar Reddy founded CtrlS, which owns and operates Asia Pacific’s Largest Tier-4 Datacenters, while Cloud4C provides cloud managed services with presence in 20 countries spread across Americas, Europe, Africa, APAC and plans to double its footprint in coming years. Both are fastest growing companies in their industries. The group spearheaded over 200 innovations including most energy efficient Tier-4 DCs, DR as a service, 4Copy Cloud, Banking Community Cloud (Bank in a Box), ERP as a service among others. He is also the Founder and Chairman of Pioneer Group of companies which has interests in Internet, IT services and IT Infrastructure Solutions.
Setting the agenda for TiE Hyderabad, the President 2020, Sridhar Reddy said “Next couple of years are going to be the inflection point for our startup community. Telangana State is rightly poised to see a significant progress in establishing itself in the big league. TiE is anticipating certain marquee brands emerging out of Hyderabad and global customers, VCs investors, networking platforms & bigger forums will come here looking for them.”
In the recently held elections, Manohar Reddy, Founder & CEO, Feuji Inc. is unanimously named as Vice President of TiE Hyderabad Chapter, will support Sridhar on the Board.
Commenting on how startups in India have evolved in the past few years Sridhar said, “The recent initiatives taken byGovernment of India and other states are gaining traction to support an active entrepreneurial eco-system in the country. In Telangana, Government is surging ahead in providing favorable climate through policy push and building large facilities to foster innovation. Organizations like TiE can play a major role in providing the most important direction and the right exposure for the startup innovators through timely mentoring and right global connects to scale their enterprises.” he added.
The new board comprises:
Sridhar Pinnapureddy, Chairman, MD, CtrlS as The President of TiE Hyderabad.
Manohar Reddy, Founder & CEO, Feuji Inc. as Vice President.
Suresh Reddy, CMD, Brightcom Group Limited as Past President.
Ashok Reddy, Founder, GrabOn.com
Murali Kakarla, CEO, Innobox Systems
Narasimhan Venkatesh, Sr. VP, Advanced Technologies, Redpine Signals Inc,
Rajesh Pagadala, Managing Director Pagadala Constructions
Rashida Adenwala, Founder Partner at R & A Associates
Srini Chandupatla, Co-Founder Manjeera Digital Systems
Srikanth Tirumala, Founder, and CEO, Hooper Labs
Srinivasu Satti, Founder and MD, Finvista Advisors
Subba Raju Pericherla, Co-Founder and CSO CrossBorders and RealShoppee.
Viiveck Verma, Chief Strategy Officer at Srinivasa Farms
Phani Pattamatta Executive Director, TiE Hyderabad welcomed the new Board of Directors “TiE Hyderabad continues to provide access to over 15000+ Global network of entrepreneurs in 63 chapters across 14 countries, through this organization founded in Silicon Valley in 1992. In Hyderabad around 150+ Charter Members volunteer 2400+ hours of their time, annually for mentoring, education, providing customer & investor connects to nurture next-gen and generate new entrepreneurs.