CEO, UST Global
WHY: Heads IT, digital transformation solutions firm in Aliso Viejo. Previously served as company’s president and CFO. Began career at Ernst & Young and had stints at General Electric and First Apex.
RECENT: Took over CEO spot in May from Sajan Pillai, who retired. Raised $250M from Singapore sovereign wealth fund to fund expansion.
QUOTABLE: “We have built a diverse and comprehensive workforce on the foundation of ‘Transforming Lives,’” he said in a statement in July after company named as a “great workplace” in the U.S. by the Trust Index Survey.