20 years of deep experience in the software industry. Prior to starting ManageMySpa, worked at Microsoft based out of headquarters in Redmond, Washington. During the 8 years at Microsoft played several roles leading upto Product Unit Manager/Director - wherein managed several parts of what is now the Windows Operating System. Then started a software company in the
20 years of deep experience in the software industry. Prior to starting ManageMySpa, worked at Microsoft based out of headquarters in Redmond, Washington. During the 8 years at Microsoft played several roles leading upto Product Unit Manager/Director - wherein managed several parts of what is now the Windows Operating System. Then started a software company in the US and grew this business to $100 Million over a period of 9 years through various M&A and organic growth. The business today is called SumTotal Systems with offices in multiple countries including India. Been an adviser to several start-ups in the United States and India and served as the President of TiE in Seattle, WA. Strong Management skills with deep expertise in building software business and also good understanding of the Wellness industry. Invested and was one of the founders of Latitudes Health Private Limited which has integrated health club,spa and salon. Eventually sold the Latitudes Health business to Apollo Wellness group.
Specialties: R&D, Customer Services, General Operational management
Operating Systems, Networking, Security, Enterprise Software, Talent Mgmt space, Desktop Software, Wellness Industry
Founder and CEO @ Zenoti is a cloud based software solution that helps manage operations and in delivering business results for spas and salons. Customers include spas, salons, medi-spas, fitness facilities and cosmetology clinics that have multiple outlets in their network. As the CEO, I am responsible for steering the company to success. From January 2010 to Present (6 years) Hyderabad Area, IndiaManaging Director @ Originally funded and started this business in 2004 but took over as Managing Director in June 2008. Latitudes was a high end Health Club brand operating some of the largest health club facilities in India while Tangerine was a Spa and Salon chain brand catering to the high end luxury segment. Both brands are well recognized brands across India and have led several innovations with their respective industries. The organization is well recognized and respected for its execution within in the Spa industry. The company leverages technology to help implement, track and improve operational processes, track customer experiences and improve based on a better understanding of end client needs, increasing efficiency in operational costs and so on. From June 2008 to January 2010 (1 year 8 months) VP International Sales and Managing Director - India @ Drove International Sales for SumTotal Systems which was formed as part of merger of Docent Inc and Click2Learn Inc. Also managed all operations from India for SumTotal which included several departments across R&D, Support, Implementation Services, Marketing and Sales. With over $100 million in sales, SumTotal Systems became a significant player in the industry.. From May 2004 to May 2008 (4 years 1 month) Executive VP of Products & Chief Operating Officer @ Owner of all customer facing services organizations and internal operations groups. Involved in every business function in the company and strategic plans. Helped bring the company to profitability and demonstrate revenue growth inspite of a very difficult economic environment. . Helped transform Click2learn into an enterprise software company and brought focus to its mission and was clearly acknowledged by analysts as one of the thought leaders in the learning industry.
Established a 100+ staff India-based subsidiary in 9 months – completely from scratch. Significant exposure to doing business in India on several fronts. From April 2001 to April 2004 (3 years 1 month) CEO @ Founded Intelliprep Technologies to focus on the learning industry and played an instrumental role in reshaping product direction in this industry. All major players adopted the thought process and leadership defined by Intelliprep and Click2learn eventually. Merged with Click2learn Inc (a Paul Allen company) and continued to build momentum in the learning industry From April 2000 to April 2001 (1 year 1 month) Director/Product Unit Manager @ A series of roles at Microsoft, to finally head the Windows division for PCHealth. Various positions held include:
• Director/Product Unit Manager - Consumer Windows Division
• Development Manager - Commercial Systems Division
• Development Manager - Site Server 3.0
• Development Lead - MSN Services
Software Design Engineer - Windows NT (Cairo) From June 1992 to March 2000 (7 years 10 months)
M.S., Computer Science @ The University of Texas at Austin From 1990 to 1992 B.S, Computer Science @ Indian Institute of Technology, Madras From 1986 to 1990 St Patricks High School From 1980 to 1984 Sudheer Koneru is skilled in: Enterprise Software, Cloud Computing, Wellness, Management Consulting, Sales & Marketing Leadership, SaaS, Security, Operating Systems, Management, Strategy, APIs, Start-ups, Software Development, Networking, Talent Management
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