Krishna Sudheendra is a recognized leader in treasury management and building financial systems, processes and controls in the IT services industry. As UST Global’s Chief Financial Officer, he oversees the finance organization, investor relations and corporate governance – ensuring a balance among growth, profitability and long-term value for shareholders.
His specialties include strengthening compliance and processes in line with Sarbanes Oxley, adapting corporate governance practices, implementing enterprise-wide value-based accounting, evaluating large deals, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions.
Previously he was UST Global’s Director of Finance. Six months after joining the company, he significantly improved UST Global’s profitability and obtained short-term and long-term strategic funding. In 2011, Krishna was nominated by Orange County Business Journal, as CFO of the Year for his contribution to the company.
Sudheendra has more than 21 years in financial management and services outsourcing. He began his career doing auditing and consulting with Ernst & Young, then served in financial leadership positions in the IT and services space – including setting up financial systems, processes and reporting for an R&D center for GE.
Before joined UST, he served as the Global Controller of First Apex, a niche IT product and services provider for the insurance industry. While there, he helped the company achieve strong profitability and robust cash flows.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Bangalore University in India. Krishna is a Certified Public Accountant from Denver, Colorado, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.