Transformational IT executive Roopa Sudheendra has joined SEKO Logistics as Senior Vice President, Enterprise Architecture & Product Engineering to help spearhead the continuous improvement and optimization of its market-leading, customer centric technology solutions.
With 20+ years of experience as an IT leader focused on transformational leadership, Roopa has been integral to strategic IT initiatives that have led to business optimization, as well as impactful revenue increases and cost savings, leveraging Agile transformation, data strategy, technology modernization and thought leadership.
At SEKO, she will utilize her expertise in digital transformation and emerging technologies to deliver business efficiencies which enforce SEKO’s frictionless client experience and enable the deployment and evolution of configurable technology solutions around changing business needs, including new and diversified suppliers, sales channels and sales territories.
Roopa is based at SEKO Logistics’ headquarters in Chicago and reports to Chief Technology Officer, Mike Powell.
He commented: “SEKO’s reputation for best-in-class technology, which drives efficiencies and growth for clients, is based on our culture of continuously thinking ‘what can we do smarter?’ to benefit our clients and support our record growth across all product channels and geographies.
“Roopa brings a new dimension and an outstanding track record to our technology team. She will challenge and inspire us and will play a critical role as we execute our technology roadmap.”
Roopa joins SEKO after three years with Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory.
There, as Head of Product Engineering, she provided technology leadership and direction to cross functional product delivery teams, collaborating with C-Suite leadership to manage, strategize, and execute the portfolio roadmap by implementing Agile SAFe, design thinking, Cloud native development, Analytics & AI/ML strategy and Microservices.
Her earlier roles included Director of Application Development at TransUnion in Chicago as well as technology development posts with Medivo Inc., Thomson Reuters and City of Chicago.