Sashi Reddi

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Sashi Reddi
Sashi Reddi Sri Capital.jpg
Born (1965-05-27) 27 May 1965 (age 53)
Madras, India
NationalityUS
Alma materIIT Delhi
New York University
Wharton School of Business
OccupationEntrepreneur Technology Visionary Angel Investor, Venture Capitalist SRI Capital
Spouse(s)Ashwini Reddi

Sashi Parvatha Reddi (born 27 May 1965) is a entrepreneur, venture capitalist[1] and a philanthropist. Sashi Reddi was the CEO and founder of AppLabs. Born in Madras, Sashi Reddi is now a US citizen. He grew up in Guntur but attended boarding school at Lawrence School, Lovedale.[2] He is a recipient of the Louis Braille Award from the Pennsylvania Council for the Blind, for the year 2017.[3]

Early life and education[edit]

Sashi secured a Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering in 1987 from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. He did his MS in Computer Science from Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University. He obtained a PhD in Operations and Information Management from University of PennsylvaniaThe Wharton School

Entrepreneur[edit]

He established a web content management company, EZPower Systems, in 1994. This was acquired in 1998 by DocuCorp (Nasdaq: DOCC) which is now a part of Oracle.[4] Sashi also founded AppLabs, a software testing company based out of Philadelphia, the US, which was acquired by Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC) in September 2011. He was the CEO of AppLabs. Post acquisition, Reddi took over the leadership of the Independent Testing Services division within CSC and in September 2012 was elevated to lead CSC's big data and analytics business.[5]

Investments and Funding[edit]

SRI Capital is among the first few institutional investors[6] in various technology and media start-ups in India and United States, with over 20 investments.

Awards and recognitions[edit]

Year Award category Result
2012 TalentSprint Special Recognition Award[7] Won
Year Award category Result
2017 Honorary Chair 57th Annual Louis Braille Awards [8] Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gooptu, Biswarup (12 July 2018). "Veteran angel investor Sashi Reddi launches $100-million fund". The Economic Times. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Serial entrepreneur turns investor".
  3. ^ https://www.asb.org/news-events/special-events/louis-braille-awards-ceremony.html
  4. ^ http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/consumer-tech-space-catches-this-serial-entrepreneur-s-fancy-115061800014_1.html
  5. ^ http://www.business-standard.com/article/technology/capgemini-csc-line-up-for-applabs-111091000038_1.html
  6. ^ https://www.livemint.com/Companies/4i2i6RS7paI0DgwwNjTXWP/SRI-Capital-launches-100-million-tech-fund-for-American-and.html
  7. ^ http://www.talentsprint.com/newsroom/talentsprint-awards-2012
  8. ^ https://www.asb.org/news-events/special-events/louis-braille-awards-ceremony.html
  9. ^ "Sashi Reddi invested Hello Curry acquires The First meal food delivery Startup". www.venturejoy.com.

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