Sashi P. Reddi
Strategic Advisor, US Operations
Sashi Reddi is a Venture Advisor at Westbridge Capital, a $8 billion private equity fund and is based in Philadelphia. For the last ten years, Sashi has been investing at the seed stage in enterprise software and deep tech startups in the US and in India. He is the founder of SRI Capital, a seed stage venture capital fund that is typically the first institutional investor in these companies and plays an active role in helping these companies succeed in the US market.
Previously, Sashi was the founder and CEO of AppLabs, the world’s largest independent software testing company with over 2,500 QA professionals in India, the US, and the UK. AppLabs was funded by Westbridge Capital (Sequoia Capital India). CSC (now DXC) acquired AppLabs in September 2011. Post the acquisition of AppLabs by CSC, Sashi served as the VP & GM, Big Data and Analytics at CSC, reporting directly to the CEO.
A serial entrepreneur, Sashi has started three other companies prior to AppLabs. These were EZPower Systems (web content management pioneer acquired by DocuCorp, and eventually a part of Oracle), iCoop (group purchasing dotcom), and FXLabs (leading Indian game developer acquired by Foundation 9 Entertainment).
Sashi received his BTech in Computer Science from IIT Delhi, an MS in Computer Science from NYU, and later a PhD from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He recently earned a professional certificate in Genetics and Genomics from Stanford University.
Sashi is the chairman of the IIT Delhi Endowment Management Foundation as well as a founder and board member of IIT Delhi Endowment Fund. He is the founding president of TiE Philadelphia, the local chapter of the largest entrepreneur focused organization in the world. He also serves on the board of T-Hub, India’s largest incubator for start-ups. Sashi runs a charitable organization, SRI Trust, that supports the educational and overall development needs of over 1125 children in three schools in Hyderabad, India.