Sudhakar Pennam

  • President & CEO

Sudhakar is a leader of extraordinary vision and purpose, a true innovator who has an unwavering commitment to creating a better and more prosperous future. He understands the ever-changing dynamics of the global marketplace, particularly in the IT industry, and his passion drives him to bring out the best in people and organizations.

Being a serial entrepreneur, Sudhakar played an instrumental role in Cigniti’s evolution during his tenure as the CEO. He led the growth of Cigniti from a start-up business to an astonishing $2 billion, making it one of the top 3 Quality Engineering companies in the world.

Sudhakar is on the Board of Directors of Baylor Scott & White Irving Foundation and an Advisor for Sentiero Ventures. Sudhakar was also instrumental in setting up the IT Serve Alliance – the largest association of IT services/staffing firms in the US.  Having been associated with it since its inception, he has played a significant role in building the community into what it is today.

Sudhakar is dedicated to positively impacting society with his contributions to the needy through the Pennam foundation. He is also a passionate advocate for the power of human capital and adaptability in business transformation at Kairos. Sudhakar’s commitment to excellence, innovation, and collaboration is truly inspiring, and his contributions and ideas have benefited enterprises and individuals alike. Sudhakar also carries a deep-seated passion and affinity for emerging technologies, building new products and ventures, and mentoring.

Sudhakar Pennam