Chairman, CtrlS & Cloud4C
A First-Generation Entrepreneur and Innovator, Sridhar has founded many IT companies
He got the Bank On Cloud by setting up the 1st Community Cloud for Banks
Founder and Chairman of Pioneer Group of companies
Devoted to empowering entrepreneurs with his close involvement with TiE
Awards and Recognitions
E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year (Finalist)
Visionary Leader of the Indian Industry
TV5 Business Leader Award
Best Entrepreneur of the Year (ATA)
CEO of the year Award (World Quality Congress)
Rajiv Gandhi Shiromani by Global Economic Council (GEC)
SI Entrepreneur of the Year Award
The Outstanding Entrepreneur of the year for APAC (APEA)
Karamveer Puraskar (ICONGO)
Following the digital wave of the 2000’s, Sridhar founded CtrlS Datacenters in 2007. Today, it ranks as the world’s largest Rated- 4 Datacenter with an enviable client portfolio. He has spearheaded several industry firsts with over 200 innovations including DR as a service (DRaaS), energy efficient Rated-4 datacenters, ERP as a service, 4Copy Cloud, and the world’s first Community Cloud for Banks. His additions to the ever-evolving IT space continue to better the industry, lives and the environment. Scroll down to know more about Sridhar.
Sridhar and Cloud4C
As the Founder and Chairman of Cloud4C, Sridhar has expanded the company’s presence to 26 countries (52 locations) across the Americas, Europe, Africa, APAC. The Group has over 2,000 employees serving 60 of Global Fortune 500 Multinationals. Both CtrlS and Cloud4C have been seeing stupendous growth through constant innovation in their respective industries. By 2025, Sridhar plans to establish Cloud4C’s footprint across 80 countries.
Achieving the stars and more
- Sridhar’s achievements are not only limited to the business world. You will see him being a part of great social initiatives for the betterment of entrepreneurs along with a big hand in the evolution of the IT space.
- An entrepreneur who always looks to give back to the entrepreneurial community, Sridhar is closely involved with TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs), a nonprofit organization devoted to empowering entrepreneurs in all industries and stages.
- To always pushing the innovation envelope, Sridhar has been a strong pillar for IT enterprises, people and the evolution of technology at large.
- In his spare time, you will see Sridhar brushing books on disruptive technology and studying their impact on lives and industries.
Sridhar Pinnapureddy Outlines Sustainability Plans for Cloud4C
"We stand committed to creating a beautiful and pollution free planet and leaving behind a healthy plant for our future generations. We are further sharpening our focus on usage of natural sources of energy such as solar. We are in the process of constructing a 1,000 acre solar farm to power our data center facilities. Conservation of water, energy, trees (through paperless offices), elimination of plastic usage, and lower consumption of coal based energy. We plan to achieve carbon neutrality (net-zero emissions) by 2030."
Lending his innovative spirit to energy efficiency with a sustainable journey. How Sridhar plans to set up solar farms on 1000 acres.
Interview with CIOTV (Enterprise IT World)
Interview with Dynamic CIO
Watch Sridhar Pinnapureddy - Founder and CEO - CtrlS Datacenters talks about his mantra of inching towards becoming the world's largest Data Center company.
Watch Sridhar chat about changes after the new normal
From the many effects of a pandemic on technology to how data centers are thriving and growing supporting the new-normal of today Sridhar Pinnapureddy, Founder & CEO CtrlS, in an engaging conversation with Jonathan Atkins, Managing Director and Global Head – Communications Infrastructure, RBC Capital Markets discussed the current trends and also on how CtrlS is strategizing their way to grow following the 4S principle of Superior Quality, Speed, Strategy, and Sustainability. Watch this short video to know more and feel free to leave your comments.
Moderated by: Sanjay Mohapatra, Chief Editor, Enterprise IT World
Topic: Digital Acceleration
Up Close With Sridhar
A look back at Sridhar’s larger than life journey that led him to building a 100-crore business.
There is more than meets the eye. Know what went into building Sridhar.
A day in Sridhar’s life
Sridhar’s outstanding effort makes CtrlS bag the prestigious US Green Building Council leadership award
“India will need about 25,000 edge data centers (large, small and micro) in the near future. We plan to roll out 1,000+ centers in tier-2 and tier-3 cities.”