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Krishna Manda Head of Global Strategy/FinTech/AI Innovation at ExaWizards


Krishna was based in New York, as the Managing Director, Senior Business Operations Executive at S&P Global Ratings. In his role, Krishna was responsible for creating and executing on a global strategy that drives business value around top line revenues, productivity and de-risking the franchise. As head of the division, Krishna was responsible for managing a team of over 300 professionals globally.

Before this, Krishna was the Chief Operating Officer for the Tokyo office responsible for Japan business expansion. Krishna was responsible for executing on the local regulations, creating and selling new products, and providing higher quality ratings analysis and research.

Krishna joined S&P in 2007 as the Director of Operations for Structured Finance group in Asia Pacific. Krishna then served as VP Head of Asia Pacific Ratings Operations where he set up the entire operations team across 5 countries in the region. Before joining S&P, Krishna served as the Asia Pacific Application Manager for General Electric Real Estate business.

Krishna has deep experience in business operations, product development and sales, digital transformation, budget administration, cost reduction, as well as managing P&L. He is a strategic leader with extensive experience in driving efficiency while transforming organizations through the process of digital disruption and new product innovation. He delivered on multimillion dollar cost savings through organization restructuring, using Lean and Six Sigma Programs, strategic outsourcing and cross-functional business integration.

Krishna has over 18 years of experience working in Japan with sound knowledge of Japanese culture and an articulate communicator with native bi- lingual skills in Japanese and English.

Krishna has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bengal Engineering College and a Masters in Business Administration from University of Melbourne.

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