Kalidas joined Concur as Managing Director and CEO in Oct 2015. Kalidas provides the direction & vision for growth, and sets the tone for the company's values, ethics and culture.
In his 28-year career with Geometric, Godrej and Navabharath Group, Kalidas covered leadership positions in Sales, Marketing, Strategy, Technical Product Management and Manufacturing. As President of Global Sales and Marketing at Geometric, he helped the company to transform itself from a 40 people India-centric organization to a 4800 people global organization, both organically and inorganically through joint ventures, acquisitions and alliances. With an insight into customer needs, he leverages his knowledge, in PLM IT, Product Engineering, Manufacturing and Technology, to innovate, map and actualize differentiated "out of the frame" technical solutions & business models and create winning alternatives.
Kalidas holds a bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Osmania University and underwent a rigorous executive education in General Management in INSEAD, Paris, France. He has also attended various leadership programs at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India.