Mr. Srimal is an Operating Advisor to OpenGate Capital and is based in Silicon Valley. He advises the firm on enterprise technology, SaaS and AI by providing industry insights and strategies, evaluating potential new investments and supporting investment decisions, as well as deploying proven best operational practices across both existing and new portfolio companies.
Mr. Srimal is a technology executive and entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience at leading companies in the SAAS/enterprise software industries. He is a global strategic leader who has driven hyper growth at startups, and led high double digit growth at divisions of large multi-billion companies resulting in turn arounds, significant increase in shareholder value and successful exits via strategic acquisition and IPO. Through his career he has successfully deployed both organic and inorganic growth strategies to drive results. He has held leadership positions including CEO, President and GM at SmarterMe, CastIron Systems (IBM), BusinessEdge Solutions (EMC), Medallia and SAP.
Mr Srimal holds a M.B.A from University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and B.A in Math-Computer Science & Economics from Lawrence University.