Meet Our Team
We do things a bit differently
P. Srikar Reddy
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Srikar is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Directors of Sonata Software Limited. A graduate from the Regional Engineering College (NIT, Trichy), and a Post Graduate in Management from IIM Calcutta.
Srikar has been with Sonata since 1986 and is pivotal in building Sonata as a trusted and reliable IT Solutions company. Srikar’s philosophy of driving business growth through a single-minded focus on customer and investment in people and technology, has made Sonata one of the fastest growing IT solutions company with a unique and differentiated strategy and value proposition.
In the last 6 years, between 2012 to 2018, since Srikar became the CEO of the company Sonata has seen its revenues, profits multiply many times and a market capitalization growing over 20 times, enabling the Financial and Industry analyst groups recognizing his focus to conceptualize and execute a unique growth strategy based on IP. This has helped Sonata to be a member of the group of unique Global growth companies at the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Srikar has set Sonata on a new growth path with a unique proprietary approach to creating digital businesses called “Platformation “
Srikar is actively involved with NASSCOM and CII, and was the Chairman of the Regional NASSCOM Council. He has been the Speaker at WEF and NASSCOM events. Srikar was conferred with the distinguished Alumni award by NITT, for his contribution to Industry/Corporate.
Sonata's growth over past 6 years is now widely recognized and Srikar has been featured recently in the list of India’s 10 most valuable CEO’s in the large enterprise category (2500 crore to 7500 crore) by ‘Business World,’ (Issue dated 18th June 2018). He has also been featured by Business Today (September 2017) as leading one of India’s fastest growing emerging (revenue between 500 to 2500 Cr) companies.
Chief Delivery Officer
PVSN Raju is the Chief Delivery Officer for Sonata. Formerly, he headed the Core Research Group at Sonata wherein he was responsible for new technology-based research activities. He also led one of the Consulting Services Delivery groups. Raju’s earlier assignments included software development, IT consulting, technical services, software-architecting, and project management. Raju was MSDN Regional Director for three years, and has been actively involved with evangelizing technologies in Software Developer Technology Forums. Raju holds a postgraduate degree in Industrial Engineering from NITIE, Mumbai. He has also been certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute, USA.
Chief Operating Officer and Head of Americas
Vikas Gurugunti is the Chief Operating Officer and Head of Americas with worldwide responsibility for Sonata’s international IT services business.
Prior to joining Sonata, he was the Vice President and General Manager at DXC Technology heading its Consumer and Retail Industry groups where he had the responsibility of P&L management, go-to-market strategy, strategic business development, client relationships, and account operations. He has previously also held leadership positions in Wipro, IBM, and MphasiS. He has general management skills including strategy development, go-to-market activity and profit & loss management expertise built over his 27+ years of experience in the IT industry. Vikas has also led entrepreneurial ventures in Bluetooth technologies and in building analytics platforms.
Vikas holds an MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad and has a Bachelor’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. He also attended Executive Development programs at The Wharton School and Kellogg School of Management.
VP Sonata Australia and CEO of Scalable Data Systems
Brett is an experienced business leader with deep domain expertise across manufacturing, distribution, commodity management and professional services. As a founding director of Scalable Data Systems, Brett has been implementing business systems and solutions for over 30 years. Having been a front line consultant, solution architect, project manager andservices director for much of his work life, he has been directly involved in a large number of ERP implementations focused around Microsoft Dynamics. Under his leadership, Scalable Data Systems has been a recipient of the global Manufacturing Partner of the year and Australian Partner of the year awards from Microsoft. Brett will be responsible to grow the Microsoft business for Sonata in Australia and provide leadership support to Sonata’s Australian operations.