Schellman Appoints Chief Product & Technology Officer to Support Digital Transformation
Roopa Sudheendra to lead technology and product development as the Company continues to strengthen its leadership team
Tampa-based Schellman, a leading provider of attestation and compliance services, has announced that Roopa Sudheendra has joined as the first Chief Product and Technology Officer. As the newest member of the executive team, Sudheendra will help set the vision for Schellman’s product development as the company enters an exciting phase of growth. The firm’s new and first CPTO will lead the expansion of the product development team, having joined Schellman with several years of product management and development experience.
“Roopa brings an impressive track record of tackling large-scale technology challenges while empowering product and technology teams to keep creativity and innovation at the heart of everything they do," said Avani Desai, CEO of Schellman. "Her extensive insight into building cutting-edge technology products and leading large engineering, product, and design teams will move forward our vision to build the right solutions that cater to the needs of our people and clients.”
Desai, along with the rest of the leadership team, welcomes Roopa to the executive team with optimism and excitement, and Sudheendra herself is eager to get started.
“I am passionate about solving customer challenges and simplifying experiences through innovative products and solutions that help entrepreneurs and other small and medium-sized businesses succeed,” said Sudheendra. “I have had a long-standing admiration for Schellman and am thrilled to be a part of this world-class team.”
Sudheendra holds a master’s degree in distributed computing from DePaul University. At Schellman, she will report to Debbie Zaller—the firm’s Chief Operating Officer—and will work out of Chicago, Illinois.
Schellman is a leading provider of attestation and compliance services. We are the only company in the world that is a CPA firm, a globally licensed PCI Qualified Security Assessor, an ISO Certification Body, HITRUST CSF Assessor, a FedRAMP 3PAO, and most recently, an APEC Accountability Agent. Renowned for expertise tempered by practical experience, Schellman's professionals provide superior client service balanced by steadfast independence. Our approach builds successful, long-term relationships and allows our clients to achieve multiple compliance objectives through a single third-party assessor.