Dr. Sridhar Jagannathan serves as Strategic Advisor & Board Member at Burstorm. Dr. Sridhar Jagannathan Co-Founded and served as Chief Technology Officer at NEXT future transportation.He also serves as Strategic Advisor at Technology. Sri is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of the company. He has over 20 years of experience in software technologies, strategy and innovation. Earlier, Sri served as Vice President, CTO Office at Intuit, Inc., where he was responsible for leading Intuit's technology strategy, global engineering and M&A. Other leading positions held include Managing Director for Symantec's India Development Center for consumer products, Vice President of Technology for Softbank Emerging Markets and Technical Director for Internet & eCommerce at Oracle Corporation. Sridhar holds a Ph.D. in Engineering from University of California, Berkeley, a Master's degree (Sloan Fellow) from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and B.Tech (Honors) from IIT, Kharagpur. Sri was the Chief Innovation Officer at Persistent Systems, and the Head of the Persistent Venture Fund for early stage technology startups. Sri was VP of Technology Strategy and Partnerships at Intuit, responsible for technology strategy, partnerships and M&A. Prior roles include executive and technology functions at Symantec, Softbank, Adatom and Oracle. Sridhar is the author of 'The Cyber Mafia' (http://lnkd.in/uTddEy) on Kindle.com and 'Internet Commerce Metrics and Models', Prentice Hall, 2001. He has taught courses at Stanford University, U.C. Berkeley and IIT, Madras. He has a doctorate in engineering from University of California, Berkeley, a Master's degree (Sloan Fellow) from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and B.Tech (Hons) from IIT, Kharagpur. Sridhar is a Charter Member of TiE Silicon Vallley.