Chief Information Officer

Sandeep Pulavarty

With 15+ years of experience as an multidisciplinary IT leader, I have been integral to driving IT strategy & exceeding expectations by building strong teams as well as introducing innovative technology transformations. I am well versed in global team leadership, corporate governance, & influential planning strategies that have led to best practices & operational success from an IT perspective. It is my passion to execute on BI solutions, technology processes, & business scalability to consistently exceed growth expectations. Key Achievements Include: ✅ Responsible for 35 people globally dispersed across the US and India, overseeing corporate systems and new projects, generating improvements, and meeting business needs ✅ Directly responsible for the entire M&A division IT capacities, leading 6 direct reports in global IT responsibilities while managing a $12M+ budget, implementing 10+ major programs a year to stimulate organizational growth ✅ Managed the consolidation of data and ERP systems for the $1.25B merger of Tidewater and Gulfmark Offshore, resulting in $60M in M&A synergies and surpassing the 2019 target of $45M in cost-savings ✅ Visionary technology executive successful in creating competitive advantage for organizations by mobilizing technology teams to swiftly build, deliver, and integrate sophisticated solutions ✅ Positive change catalyst and innovator credited with driving operational excellence and identifying opportunities to bolster top- and bottom-line growth ✅ Built a CIO 100 award-winning, world-class team ✅ Known for combining executive presence, creative problem-solving, and sharp business and technology instincts to maximize enterprise technology ROI while lowering total cost of ownership CORE COMPETENCIES Corporate Business Transformation Enterprise Applications IT Strategy & Operations Cloud / Mobile Apps Shared Services / Help Desk M&A Due Diligence / Integration Governance & Compliance ERP, SAP, CRM Program / Project Management Budgeting & Forecasting Big Data / Analytics Agile / Waterfall Global Team Leadership Cybersecurity Vendor Management

Current Role

  • Company Name: Paper Transport
  • Job Title: Chief Information Officer
  • Start Date: May 2022
  • Company Industry: Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States



Previous Company:

  • Company Name:  Ashley Furniture Industries
  • Job Title:  Sr. IT Director
  • Start Date