Name: Syama S Peela
Designation: CEO
Company: CognitivZen Technologies
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Education: ISB PGPMAX Alum and BS in Computers and Engineering from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
Summary:Syama S Peela is a visionary leader with proven track record and experience in creating, building and exiting global IT software enterprises. He is currently Chairman & CEO of CognitivZen Technologies an outsourced product development and software services company. His avid passion for customer satisfaction, strategy, value to customers, corporate governance and excellence in service delivery helped companies to offer best-in-class services with significant value addition to its customers and partners. His leadership qualities and vision continues to inspire his associates at CognitivZen to scale to newer heights.

Most recently, he was an advisor and partner at Evoke Technologies an IT software Services company. His extensive experience in strategic business planning and value creation for customers resulted in multi-fold growth for Evoke. Prior to this, he co-founded Innominds Software and grew it to become a $10M entity and played an active role in the due diligence process and acquisition by a US based services company. During his stint at Innominds, he was highly instrumental in establishing long-term partnerships with some of the best product and technology driven business houses across North America. He is also a founding member of Finaline technologies and Netfish Technologies.

As an investor, he made several Angel Investments into startups, mentored/advised several startups and nurtured a few senior executives in the industry. He is an active member of Hyderabad Angels and served the board at TiE Hyderabad, Innominds, Evoke, Finaline etc.

Syama brings in multitude of experience in strategic technology consulting for large multinational corporations, with 30+ years of in-depth IT service industry experience. Syama has served various Fortune 500 clients and held senior management portfolios at major corporations including NASA, Cadence, Cisco, Netfish/IONA.

Believe, Hustle and Execute. – Syama S Peela