Srikanth Uppalapati

Position: Chief Innovation and Development Officer
Categories: Leadership Team

Srikanth Uppalapati is the Chief Innovation and Development Officer, a position held since 2021 from which he manages the company’s innovation and technology development processes. Srikanth and his team identify new business opportunities and ways to incorporate new technologies into existing and future projects, and he leads the company’s transformation and capacity development to ensure that cutting edge technologies are incorporated into the company’s operations and program delivery. Srikanth joined CTIS in 1999 as a Software Developer and he took on increasing levels of responsibility including as a Technical lead, Management lead for Products, Projects and Programs, Empowerment Manager, and as lead for a major contract from the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in support of its Regulatory Support Center. He has 18 years of experience in managing a team of IT professionals.

Srikanth began his IT career in India with Virtual Wizards. He holds a M.S degree in Informatics from Johns Hopkins University and a range of professional certifications, including PMP, CSM, SAFe® 4 Practitioner , SAFe® 4 Agilest (SA), SAFe® 4 Government Practitioner, SAFe® 4 Product Owner/Product Manager (PO/PM). Srikanth is a history buff so in his spare time he loves to read books on history as well as biographies. He is also well-travelled, having visited 12 countries and 21 US states so far.