Shridhar Mittal, general manager of Application Delivery at CA Technologies, leads a team responsible for addressing the most critical challenges enterprises face when operationalizing their DevOps practices. The group is focused on helping IT organizations respond to changing business dynamics while accelerating their ability to innovate with a fully optimized application development strategy. This includes service virtualization, continuous delivery, DevOps data mining and environment management.
He draws on more than 20 years experience in the software industry to lead a global team that combines research, development, product management and solutions engineering to drive the company’s Application Delivery business.
Shridhar comes to CA Technologies as a result of the ITKO acquisition in 2011. As CEO he guided ITKO into a strong position across the highly specialized SOA (service oriented architecture) field. Before joining ITKO in 2005, he held several key management roles during his 10-year tenure at i2, including CMO, SVP and GM of the High-Tech Business Unit and VP of eBusiness solutions. His deep understanding of sales management, product management, development and end customer business needs were essential in helping i2 grow from a startup to a world-class enterprise software company.
Shridhar is a native of India and received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of New Delhi. A holder of multiple patents, he has also earned a master's degree in industrial engineering from the State University of New York, Buffalo and a PhD in industrial engineering from Purdue University.