An executive and management consultant with more than 20 years of experience in his field, Krishna Srinivasan serves as Global President of Frost & Sullivan in Silicon Valley, CA. Commanding a long and impressive academic and professional history, Krishna Srinivasan laid the educational foundations for his career as an undergraduate at Bangalore University in India, majoring in mechanical engineering. Following graduation from Bangalore University with his Bachelor of Science, he secured a role with Data Patterns, Inc. as a Product Marketing Engineer. In this capacity, Krishna Srinivasan worked on various aspects of software development and product marketing, building a strong industry track record in the process. At Data Patterns, Inc., he proved instrumental in the development of such tools and applications as gas chromatographs for process control applications and capacity planning and inventory control software. Seeking further professional development, Krishna Srinivasan joined the team at Frost & Sullivan in the late 1980s as a Senior Industry Analyst with a focus on factory automation markets. Leveraging his personal expertise with research in this field, Krishna Srinivasan composed a number of analytical papers on scientific and industrial lasers, sensors, programmable logic controllers, process control instrumentation, and other related subjects. As a result of his consistent performance, he earned promotion to Head of Worldwide Research at Frost & Sullivan’s Industrial Technologies Group, followed by promotion to Vice President for Global Consulting. Appointed Global President of Frost & Sullivan in 2000, his tenure with the company has been defined by steady growth and diversification of the firm’s products and services. To read more on the professional background of Krishna Srinivasan and his work at Front & Sullivan, please see his company profile at frost.com.