Krishna Bodanapu is Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at Cyient and a member of the company’s board of directors. He is responsible for providing strategic direction to the company. His understanding of business dynamics across global markets and sectors combined with his leadership and strategic vision enables him to create long-term value for stakeholders. Mr. Bodanapu is a member of Cyient’s Corporate Social Responsibility Committee and Stakeholders Engagement Committee.
Mr. Bodanapu started his career with Altera Corp, a leading US-based semiconductor manufacturer. He joined Cyient in 2003 as a marketing manager and held multiple roles across geographies as he grew to become the COO, finally taking over as the MD and CEO in 2014. He is a member of the India-US CEO Forum, an interface between the government and the corporate world to promote economic engagement between the two countries. He also serves as Chairman of the Telangana state chapter of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
Mr. Bodanapu holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University and a master’s degree in business administration from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. In 2020, he received the prestigious Leadership Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for his outstanding leadership in advancing the use of computers in engineering practices.