Ashish Srimal

Venture Partners

Palo Alto

Ashish Srimal is a global software executive and entrepreneur who has led large multi-billion dollar mature businesses to venture backed hyper growth startups.

Currently, he leads Medallia’s Industry & LOB product and solutions business. Prior to that, he was the Founder & CEO of SmarterMe, one of the first AI products for mobile workforce productivity, which he led from inception to acquisition.

Prior to that he led SAP’s $1.7B Customer Experience Solutions/CRM business and served in various capacities including GVP & GM and GVP and Head of Global Sales & GTM. During his tenure, he successfully grew new business by double digits (up to 47% YOY), launched several new cloud products and drove game changing acquisitions. At Cast Iron Systems, he was part of the management team, which grew the business by 500% and was eventually acquired by IBM. He has also held various strategy, sales, service and product leadership positions at SAP, HP, at BES (acq. by EMC) and PwC.

Ashish holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Economics from Lawrence University.