Romesh T. Wadhwani is the founder, chairman and CEO of Symphony Technology Group (STG), a strategic private equity firm that is a partner in building software, Internet and technology-enabled services companies.
Wadhwani received his Bachelor of Science degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and his MS and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
Wadhwani is Executive Chairman of Symphony Teleca Corporation, MSC Software Inc., Symphony Health Solutions Inc. and Shopzilla Inc. and is also on the Board of Information Resources Inc. Wadhwani is also the largest limited partner in each of Symphony’s private equity funds, the third of which closed recently at $870 million.
Wadhwani has been recognized by Forbes Magazine in the Forbes 400 and also in the Forbes Global 1000.
Prior to Symphony, Wadhwani was the founder and former chairman and CEO of Aspect Development, Inc., from its startup in 1991 to its acquisition in 2000 by i2 Technologies for $9.3 billion. Wadhwani grew Aspect Development to become an industry leader in software, analytic and content solutions for supply chain management and optimization. Prior to Aspect, for ten years each, Wadhwani was founder, chairman and CEO of two companies, one specializing in software and solutions for computer-integrated manufacturing and the other in technology-enabled energy management solutions.
Wadhwani is on the Board of Trustees of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the Center for Strategic and International Studies, both in Washington, D.C.
|Romesh T. Wadhwani|
|Born||1947/1948 (age 69–70)
|Residence||Palo Alto, California, US|
Carnegie Mellon University
|Occupation||Founder & chairman of Symphony Technology Group|
|Known for||Internet companies, philanthropy|
|Net worth||$2.8 billion (August 2015)|
|Spouse(s)||Married, 1 child|