Poonam Gupta-Krishnan is a uniquely able leader with a number of FIRSTs to her credit. She is multi-lingual, internationally recognized and respected for her strategic thinking abilities and a practical approach of connecting innovative technologies and business needs.
Iyka was born out of the need to simplify technology clutter caused by early ERP systems that needed extreme customizations to fit a business ,making it prohibitive for small and medium size manufacturing. A scientist turned entrepreneur, Poonam has the unique ability to understand spoken or unspoken business situations and translate it to technical architects. Additionally Poonam’s exceptional leadership skills based on trust, keen market insights led Iyka to build many software products and solutions. These includes MRPs, middleware solutions, soft-switches, dashboards & Report tools, comprehensive data analytics, and many others.
With business successes in three continents (North America, Europe, and Asia), Poonam led the Iyka business to serve the Federal government. With the people, process, technology, operations, and delivery alignment, today Iyka’s business is growing rapidly in the US federal market.
Poonam is a highly driven, multi-talented, individual. She has a Master’s degree from Illinois State University and executive MBA from Tuck School of business, Dartmouth. She has deep corporate experience working at multi-national companies- INX International and Cabot corporation.
Poonam has native and professional fluency in 5 languages and in-depth cultural experience.