At A Glance
- CFO, Managing Director, Director, VP
- Strategy, finance, operations, data, and technology leadership
- FP&A, financial modeling, capital markets, and fundraising advice
- Data analytics, management, BI
- Investor and board level communication
- Global, cross-functional team and program management
- Large public companies and startups in financial services and technology
Key Leadership AccomplishmentsSuresh developed vision and strategy and managed operations as head of the Finance and Platform teams at a renewable energy startup to grow Gross Market Value over 700% in 18 months. He built profitable global customer and trading businesses of up to $500 million at top-tier hedge funds and banks including Barclays, Credit Agricole, and Bank of America. He has implemented strong financial controls, compliance, and risk procedures, and led automation and improvements to pricing and billing systems that resulted in 15% margin improvements and over 50% improved processing efficiencies. In addition, Suresh has built and led multi-cultural global teams, implemented enterprise technology systems for increased efficiencies in communication, risk management, and pricing, and increased revenues and customer satisfaction over 100%.
Suresh Krishnaswamy has over 25 years of experience serving in finance and technology leadership roles for global organizations in financial services and high-growth technology industries. He has worked with major investment banks including Credit Suisse, Bank of America (Fleet Boston Financial), Credit Agricole, and Barclays, helping to expand their global foreign exchange sales and trading businesses to generate $250+ million in revenue and increase customer penetration by 300%. He also established the FX derivatives business as a leading solutions provider in structured products across Asia and Latin America. As Managing Director, he developed the vision and delivered enterprise technology systems for global risk management, pricing, and customer portfolio analysis. He also has extensive experience managing $500 million complex global macro trading portfolios at hedge funds.
Suresh most recently served as CFO of a renewable energy marketplace startup as head of the Finance and Platform teams. He established a financial framework for prioritizing and managing product initiatives, and instituted strong financial controls and operational, compliance, and risk processes. In addition to managing finance functions and communicating with investors, he was responsible for risk management of the renewable energy supply portfolio, retail pricing, and billing systems. He has served as strategic advisor to a number of companies, including global digital payments services and Fintech startups in finance, strategy, and product management roles.
Suresh holds a BSE in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania, and a MS in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin.