Romesh Wadhwani - Founder, Chairman and CEO, Symphony Technology Group
Dr. Romesh Wadhwani is the founder, Chairman & CEO of Symphony Technology Group (STG). Romesh founded STG to focus his 30 years experience in enterprise software with his passion for building great companies. Romesh currently serves on the boards of directors of STG companies’ SymphonyIRI Group, Symphony Services, Lawson, MSC Software, and Shopzilla.
Romesh was the founder and former chairman & CEO of Aspect Development, Inc., until 1999 when the company was purchased by i2 Technologies. For nearly a decade, Romesh grew Aspect Development into a leader in business-to-business e-commerce, culminating in the merger of Aspect with supply chain software company, i2 Technologies, one of the largest enterprise software mergers. Following the merger with i2, Romesh became the vice chairman of i2 and a member of the i2 board of directors. For the ten years prior to founding Aspect, Romesh was founder, chairman and CEO of Cimflex Teknowledge Corporation, a company specializing in products and systems for computer-integrated manufacturing. In the decade prior to that, he was founder, chairman and CEO of a company specializing in information systems for energy management. In addition, he has been a director on the boards of several companies and organizations. Romesh received his Bachelor of Science degree from IIT Bombay and his MS and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University.
SESSION(S): Keynote Panel - Getting Ahead of Change