Managing Partner, Proyojana Ascendant Solutions

With over three decades of experience in IT and business transformation consulting, Krishna Pera has worked across industry verticals. He has been Head of Global Business Services for a Singapore-listed $34 bn Agri-Food products company, and prior to that, he was the Chief Operating Officer of a KPO providing digital content solutions for global information media companies. Krishna currently runs a consulting firm specializing in shared services, data-driven organization, and analytics strategy, in addition to mentoring and investing in tech startups. Krishna is a popular blogger, and his book titled ‘Big data for Big Decisions -Building a Data-driven Organization’ (Taylor & Francis, 2023) was published in US earlier this year.

During his career, Krishna has set up and scaled several businesses from scratch, and successfully turned around a mid-size services company. He has pioneering experience in setting-up and scaling Shared Services Centers, Captives, and Offshore Development Center for Fortune-500 companies, including the first-ever in a validated environment. Decades of experience managing global roll outs of various enterprise technologies has provided him with a unique understanding of strategic information lifecycle management in transnational firms, as well as every conceivable issue faced by managers in making informed decisions

Krishna has a postgraduate degree in business management from IIM, Bangalore, and graduate degrees in law and engineering.