EZ Data

Leadership

Krishna Parimi, President & CEO. At EzData, Krishna runs corporate strategy, global operations and expansions. He is in-charge for global sales/ growth and customer acquisitions. With 16 years of proven C-level experience, Krishna has impressive record of transforming start-ups to become major players.

Earlier, Krishna was Co-founder/ COO of SolarInfra, a cleantech company that built game changing technology in crystalline PV module in R&D partnership with Sandia National Labs and the US Department of Energy. His other leadership assignments were– Managing Director at Answerthink (a NASDAQ listed company now called Hackett Group) where he ran its SAP Operations in the West Coast. As founder/ CEO, he built EzCommerce to become a premier services/ solutions (SAP All-in-One) provider for Life Sciences industry. EzCommerce was acquired by Answerthink in 2004. Prior to that, he was the founder/ CEO of DataEdge (1995-2001), where he steered this 2-man startup to become a leading ERP Services provider in the US and India. Krishna was instrumental in setting-up one of the first offshore SAP Centers-of-excellence in Hyderabad, India in 1997 with a team of 300 SAP consultants. He helped Answerthink transform this as world-class support center for its US customers.

Some his biggest customer wins include Hewlett-Packard, Nike, General Mills, Synopsys, Western Digital, Quantum, Disney, Cisco, Juniper Networks, Oracle Corporation, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories and Michael Foods. Krishna is a TIE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) Charter Member, Member Churchill Club and an active ASES Member. He has an MBA from Kansas and a Masters degree from BHU, India.

Ravi Yigalapati, Vice President, Business Intelligence & Cloud Applications. At EzData, Ravi spearheads the Business Intelligence solution and service delivery in North America. In addition to that, he supervises our Cloud Applications for Americas. Ravi’s practice helps customers in strategy, solution selection, architecture and implementation of Data Warehouse/ Business Intelligence and Portals/ Content Management. Before joining EzData, Ravi worked at Accenture and Deloitte Consulting in the US in leadership capacities managing global rollouts of SAP Business Intelligence/ Portals package implementation across industries namely hi-tech (both software and hardware), manufacturing, aerospace/ defense and consumer products. For a decade long, during his career with Deloitte and Answerthink in North America, Ravi led multiple offshore teams that worked on various offshore/ dual-shore SAP project roll-outs. At EzCommerce, which was a premier SAP All-in-One Solutions Partner, he played a key role in e-Business solutions (supply chain area) and implementations.

Ravi has a Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering from Andhra University and a Masters degree in Computer Science from Texas Tech University. Ravi’s strengths include strategy, architecture and solutions deployment in BI, Portals and mobile application extensions.

Sam Rao, Vice President, Financial Services. Sam oversees the business development, service delivery and customer acquisition in the Financial Services sector including Public and Government sector clientele that are implementing HRMS and Financial applications. Prior to joining EzData, Sam worked in IT leadership roles for corporations such as Cardinal Health, Kaiser Permanente and Carreker.

Sam has 18 years of varied in-depth experience in deploying global projects in HRMS, Finance, CRM and Enterprise Portals. He was one of the very few architects who were responsible for building PeopleSoft Government Financials at PeopleSoft Corporation. He brings in rich experience in building financial applications for banking, healthcare, government and telecom sectors. Sam has a MBA from Pune University and bachelor’s degree from Kerala University. Currently Sam is pursuing executive business course at Southern Methodist University.