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.